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The Basics of Font Licensing

Reading Time: 4 minutes I often run into this question with my clients, so I wanted to write a blog post for everyone to reference moving forward. Font licensing is generally a minor element in terms of running a business, but it’s nevertheless important and relatively easy to find a solution. If you use fonts in your business, you […]

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Image Resolution for Print and Web

Reading Time: 6 minutes Photo by Michael Maasen on Unsplash   Resolution for web and print media can be super confusing.   I’m often asked by my clients (and my mom): What resolution is my image? What is the best resolution for web? For print? Are they different? How do I send the printer my images in 300dpi? Why won’t my high […]

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What are Crops and Bleed?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Have you ever wanted to have something printed for your business and the printer required that your files to have “crops and bleed”? This is a very common term in professional printing. This quick rundown will explain what they’re used for and why you need to include them. Crops and bleed are important for your […]

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Basics of Fonts + Typefaces

Reading Time: 4 minutes Fonts, typefaces, typography…what is all that? Are they different things? Do I need to know them? These are some of the questions I get asked by my clients when it comes to type, so I figured I’d outline the basics. Biggest thing to remember is what typefaces/fonts your brand uses so that you can keep […]

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Colours for Print + Web Explained

Reading Time: 4 minutes Colours for branding can be confusing, especially to someone who isn’t a designer, web developer or professional printer. “Why do I even need to know this?” I’ve had clients ask me. I agree, it’s not something you need to keep your business running, but it IS something you need to keep your brand running. Your […]

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Client Victory List 2018

Reading Time: 5 minutes I have some pretty amazing clients (just saying). They work hard. They take risks. They have challenges and failures, just like everyone does. But no matter what comes their way, they keep going, they keep working, they keep pushing that needle forward. It’s this consistency and drive that brings them success, time and again. I’m […]

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Best File Formats for Print and Web

Reading Time: 4 minutes Being a business owner can be tough. If it wasn’t hard enough running the actual business, you also have to keep your brand sharp and consistent. There’s a lot of confusion regarding which file type to use for websites versus business cards versus letterheads and so on. Why are they different? Which one is best? […]

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