Month: November 2016

6 Ways You Miss Out Without a Website

1. Solidify “offline” referrals
Some small businesses think they only need a website if customers find them through search engines or other online devices. Even if you rely entirely on word-of-mouth, a website is paramount to establishing your credibility.

“Referrals are a great source of business, but when someone sends a referral to you, the first thing they do is check the Internet,” says Christopher Ulrich, CEO of the Direct Response Group.

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Create the perfect creative CV in 10 steps

Not getting those all important design job interviews? Your CV could be to blame. Follow these top tips to really stand out from the designer crowd.

In a world where designers are fighting it out for every job that comes along, it’s important that you stand out from the crowd.

Whether you’re just starting out or an old hand applying for a better position, your CV needs to be first rate for you to stand a chance of getting an interview. Getting it right is about how it’s designed and partly about what you write.

1. Don’t use Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word might be okay if you’re applying for a secretarial position, but if you’re after a design job or something creative, its limited and idiosyncratic layout options and subtle cross-platform issues can mangle the best CV’s. PDF is a much better format, because it enables you to create good-looking documents that are completely cross-platform.

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