This episode answers questions that you guys sent to us in comments here on the Zine, on Facebook and over Twitter.
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Go Media Quick Tip: Under Promise and Over Deliver
- Know what it is you can actually deliver.
- Hold back the desire to make crazy promises just to get a project.
- Hand-off between sales person and the designer is critical.
- Review proofs with the sales person before presenting.
What’s Go Media Been Up To?
- On the Map – Event recap with Chris Comella.
- Arsenal – Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales.
- Jeff and Jenny recently spoke about Crowd Funding and Social Media at Bad Girl Ventures and the Shaker Heights Launch House.
- “Brand Positioning and Advocacy Process” work book for designers by Jackie Bebenroth coming out next year.
- Bill attended a “Goldman Sachs 10,000 Businesses” event and met Warren Buffett.
- Bill transitions from being a designer.
- Another update on the storefront renovation.
- Do clients get in the way of good design?
- How do you deal with criticism when working with clients? – Jessie Ng
- How you guys develop Creative Briefs? – @josephnicklo
- How do you differentiate yourself in an ever homogenizing world of digital design and communication? – Stefek Andrzej
- What are the pros and cons of being a Jack of All Trades vs. having a specialization? – Raji Purcell
- How do you price your services? – Michael Greeves, Benedikt Hoffman and Anthony Gargasz
- Go Media Arsenal
- Vintage Letterpress Textures – Jeff’s favorite Arsenal texture right now.
- A Designer’s Guide to Pricing – Bill’s column about how to charge for your services.
- The Commoditization of Design and a Good Customer Experience – Podcast Episode #2 where we had a more indepth of how to set yourself apart when Design becomes a Commodity.
- On The Map (OTM)
- Go Media Twitter
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