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ARTICLES 2017-10-25T11:42:42+00:00

Ability proceeds from a fusion of skills, knowledge, understanding and imagination, consolidated by experience.

MICHAEL KLARKE

Bright Web Design (brightwebs) is a small freelance design agency based in Windsor, Nova Scotia. Specializing in website design for nonprofit and charitable organizations as well as small business.

Logos, corporate identity, and branding are all significant considerations, whether your business is not-for-profit or a corporate one. Choose brightwebs for your next project, and see the difference.

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How to encourage creativity

Just as art is in the eye of the beholder, the process of creativity itself can be pretty subjective. You might find that getting out of your studio or office space helps to get your juices flowing; or you might find that burrowing into your studio and being hands-on in your materials and tools is the best way to come up with new ideas or solutions. The important thing is to find what works for you.

Traditional office or coworking?

The traditional work environment is quickly changing. Coworking seems to the new "thing", and businesses are now offering coworking spaces for entrepreneurs and remote workers. Even as a work-from-home entrepreneur, there are some obvious benefits that apply with coworking.

How important is it to be creative?

Creativity is a starting point, not an end goal. Uncontrolled creativity can result in employees losing sight of company goals; controlled creativity, you could argue, is no creativity at all. Eliot Gattegno writes a great article discussing the focus on creativity in the corporate workforce.

The best creative tools to use

Freelancers are most often one person businesses, which means they’re responsible for everything. Not just designing, or coding, or writing - EVERYTHING.

Design Basics: Always carry a notebook

The designer needs to be a sponge for information and needs to be able to explore, analyse and categorise as frequently as possible.

Ask good questions and get better answers

Ask better questions to get better answers. Some advice for freelancers and other interviewers to figure out what their clients really WANT. Source: Chris How on SlideShare.net.