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A brilliant video briefly delving into the history of typography

May 30, 2013 by in category Typography

A paper-letter animation about the history of fonts and typography. https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=wOgIkxAfJsk 291 Paper Letters. 2,454 Photographs. 140 hours of work. Created by Ben Barrett-Forrest © Forrest Media – 2013

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My postcard campaign

May 29, 2013 by in category Marketing

I’ll be sending these funky, eye-catching postcards to local SMEs during the course of the next few weeks. Self-promotion is the aim; to get my brand out there, introduce myself and see how I can help people. Striking logo and clean postcard design is courtesy of Graphic Designer, Joana Cook Martins. The printing is by […]

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How to build an irresistible LinkedIn profile

May 27, 2013 by in category Blogging

Just found these super tips to building an irresistible LinkedIn profile (Daniel Zeevi, www.dashburst.com). I’m going to set about putting these tips into practice. I’ll report back on my findings! By the way, did you know you can get profile view statistics? Pretty useful for those of you looking for a new role. http://dashburst.com/linkedin-profile-tips/

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Quote of the week – 26th May 2013

May 26, 2013 by in category Quote of the week

“If you can’t annoy somebody, there is little point in writing.” Kingsley Amis

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A symphony of sublime sounds.

May 20, 2013 by in category Words

A list of sweet lyrical words  and their meanings: Dulcet: sweet Enchanted: charmed Ephemeral: fleeting Ethereal: celestial, unworldly, immaterial Evocative: suggestive Halcyon: care-free Mellifluous: smooth, sweet Murmur: soothing sound Nebulous: indistinct Opulent: ostentatious Quintessential: most purely representative or typical Radiant: glowing Resplendent: shining Rhapsodic: intensely emotional Serendipitous: chance Serene: peaceful Sublime: exalted, transcendent Symphony: harmonious […]

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Quote of the week – 18th May 2013

May 18, 2013 by in category Quote of the week

“I was working on the proof of one of my poems all the morning, and took out a comma. In the afternoon I put it back again.” ― Oscar Wilde

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Knowing your client

May 15, 2013 by in category Marketing

You may have noticed, I have a rather snazzy new logo design. This is the sterling work of a very talented graphic designer, Joana Cook Martins. To cut a long story short, taking the cheap option does not always pay dividends. Not impressed with the limp offering of a well-known keep-em-cheap logo website, I posted […]

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Fascinating blog about the power of typography by Seth Godin

May 5, 2013 by in category Blogging, Typography

What an intriguing blog!  A bit geeky but nevertheless rather interesting. Basically, it’s all about the power of typography and how your typeface says much more than you think. If you have a spare five minutes then it’s well worth a read. Seth Godin is an American entrepreneur, author and public speaker, who also founded […]

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5 tips for a smart CV layout

April 29, 2013 by in category CV

  1. Use space wisely. Your contact details should slot in nicely in the footer. This will free up vital selling space  to promote yourself 2. Consider using a header. A small header with your name will ensure consistency across the two pages (and very helpful if the two sheets get separated at the printer) […]

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