From The Golden Thread Mailbag … Launching a Freelance Business
August 29, 2005 (05:11:56 pm)
Scott Rempe talks about launching a freelance business.
Quick Tip: Stop Being a "Student"
August 29, 2005 (05:11:41 pm)
Change your attitude about yourself to boost your success.
Where to Find a Treasure Chest of Ideas
August 29, 2005 (05:11:25 pm)
Will Newman gives your five strategies to immediately know your prospect better.
From the IFD Mailbag … Design Books and Resources
August 25, 2005 (02:06:44 pm)
Rob Davis shares valuable advertising classics that benefit designers.
Quick Tip: Making Sure Your Contrast Wows Your Prospect and Impresses Your Client
August 25, 2005 (02:02:55 pm)
Learn how to use your image editing program to apply the correct contrast.
Choosing the Right Computer, Part 3: Customizing Your System So It Works for You
August 25, 2005 (11:59:37 am)
Design Experts share the three most important configuration decisions – processor type and speed, memory (RAM), and hard drive space.
From The Golden Thread Mailbag … Copywriters’ Group
August 22, 2005 (05:05:38 pm)
Scott Rempe answers letters from members and talks about copywriters' groups.
Quick Tip: Use a Thesaurus to Strengthen Your Copy
August 22, 2005 (05:05:20 pm)
Learn how to quickly use a thesaurus to find the word that means exactly what you want to say.
How to Score Points With a Potential Client by Criticizing What He’s Doing
August 22, 2005 (05:04:35 pm)
Bob Bly shares the ins and outs of deliver useful, welcome criticism and how to avoid criticism that can damage client relations.
From The Golden Thread Mailbag … Self-Mailers
August 15, 2005 (05:04:18 pm)
Scott Rempe talks about self-mailers.
Quick Tip: A Cold-Calling Tip on Getting Clients
August 15, 2005 (05:03:58 pm)
How to reach a decision-maker on your cold call and the three questions to ask when you connect.
The Awful Truth About Unsolicited Advice, Part 1
August 15, 2005 (05:03:46 pm)
Bob Bly shows how unsolicited advice can derail your prospecting and the steps you can take to successfully connect with prospects.
From the IFD Mailbag … Valuable Design Resources
August 11, 2005 (11:41:35 am)
A list of valuable design resources. Information on photo editing software.
Quick Tip: Use the Dime Test for Optimal Photo Sizing
August 11, 2005 (11:33:51 am)
Easy tip on how to make sure that faces incorporated in designs are recognizable.
Choosing the Right Computer, Part 2: Laptop or Desktop – Which Is Best for You?
August 11, 2005 (11:28:32 am)
Design experts share their view on what computer is best to start design business.
From The Golden Thread Mailbag … Finding Out Who Wrote a Promotion
August 08, 2005 (04:57:47 pm)
Scott Rempe answers a question from a member about finding out who wrote a promotion.
Using Comparisons Effectively
August 08, 2005 (04:57:31 pm)
How to make effective comparisons in your direct marketing packages.
2 More Tips on Finding a Winning Tone
August 08, 2005 (04:56:57 pm)
Paul Hollingshead reveals valuable strategies for finding the best tone for your next direct marketing package.
From The Golden Thread Mailbag … Direct Response Jobs
August 01, 2005 (04:56:34 pm)
Scott Rempe talks about directresponsejobs.com.
Quick Tip: Present a Professional Image with Your Email
August 01, 2005 (04:56:15 pm)
How to send emails that convey your professionalism.