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Do You Even Need Professional Graphic Design?

Do You Even Need Professional Graphic Design?

| June 23, 2015

When we talk about “graphic design”, we’re not talking about just making things look good. Good graphic design will always make it look good—that’s a given. But, professional graphic design will help you communicate. In other words, the design brings attention to your message, not to itself. Most people just want their stuff to look […]

Breathe life…

Breathe life…

| May 27, 2015

  In his book, The One Thing, Gary Keller talks about discovering your “Big Why.” He says that discovering what drives you, what gets you up in the morning, and keeps you going when things are tough is an important part of achieving happiness and success. Living with purpose—it’s all the rage. You know that […]

Things We Love

Things We Love

| May 27, 2015 | Reply

  Our Book List (a bit o’ everything) Built To Sell – Creating a Business That Can Thrive Without You (by John Warrillow) Don’t think you need this book only if you’re planning on selling your business. I have no intentions of selling my business and the information in this book was very valuable. The book […]

Our Story

Our Story

| May 26, 2015

Ten years ago, I was working as software test engineer for the Hubble Space Telescope. I had a great career there, with a promising future. However, after being there for almost ten years, I was starting to feel restless, and my desire to do something more creative was growing. We also wanted to start a […]

What We Have In Common With Harry Potter

What We Have In Common With Harry Potter

| May 26, 2015

We ran across this article on DanKennedy.com and had to chuckle. As we read it, we thought, “check, check, check. Done that. Seen that. Read that.” We’re just surprised it’s not a “well, duh” kind of a thing… Anyway, check it out…

An Interview with an SOB

An Interview with an SOB

| May 25, 2015

  Listen to the Spunky Old Broad–Dr. Gayle Carson–interview Kia on her Women in Business show. Dr. Gayle Carson is an internationally known entrepreneur and consultant. Even at a young age she knew she was born to coach entrepreneurs. With a “silver lining mentality” she has built her company from 0 to 7 offices, travels globally as an international […]

“Where Do I Start?” – GLM Summit 2015

“Where Do I Start?” – GLM Summit 2015

| May 24, 2015

How to Turn the Firehose of Ideas Into Real, Live, Working Marketing in the Next 90 Days The 2015 Great Legal Marketing Summit was a mighty success. Because we work with so many new and seasoned GLM members, we understand the challenges of converting all the ideas and strategies into real marketing that gets out the […]

The Use of Graphics and Layout in Your Marketing

The Use of Graphics and Layout in Your Marketing

| May 16, 2015

I’m a designer, and I love creating beautiful things. The only thing I love more is designing things that actually make money for my clients. Marketing that produces results will rarely win awards and accolades in design competitions. Although this may sound unfortunate for me, thankfully I have no interest in winning design awards. My […]

The Un-Glamourous Life

The Un-Glamourous Life

| May 16, 2015

Do you remember the second Indiana Jones movie “Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade”? Indy is in a race against the evil Nazi’s to find the cup of Christ, the Holy Grail, which is said to give eternal life to whoever drinks from it. When both Indy and the Nazi’s are in the cave that is full of “false” cups, […]

“Should I Go To Law School”

“Should I Go To Law School”

| May 15, 2015

  My friend and attorney, Ben Glass, recently responded to a comment from Virginia Supreme Court Chief Justice Donald W. Lemons regarding a question about going to law school. I thought his response was brilliant and worth sharing here. Ben is passionate about field of law and felt compelled to respond. Below is his letter […]