After the big interest shown on last week’s post about new Twitter followers… (Read the article Twitter Followers – Why it’s Harder to Get Them Now here) I decided to write a follow up. In this follow up article I’ll to teach you what I do in order to have success on Twitter. You can… Continue reading How to Succeed on Twitter – The Personal Common Sense Approach
Author: Danny Cruz
Danny Cruz is a resourceful creative designer, publisher and lover of the ocean and water sports. He's also a musician and overall cool guy. Follow @sixstringsensei.
New Twitter Followers – Reasons Why it’s Harder to Get Them Now. Part 1
Photo by: Johan J. Ingles Recently, I had a discussion with a friend about what seems to be a loss in momentum of acquiring legitimate new followers on Twitter. The email also brought up the current issue of the saturation of Facebook pages. I felt the information was too interesting to keep to ourselves so… Continue reading New Twitter Followers – Reasons Why it’s Harder to Get Them Now. Part 1
Rush Jobs Make the Day Shorter
Ha! So last night I get a call from one of the magazines I work with to sell me remnant ad space at half price. Not a bad deal, so I bite. I had to put a pro ad together in about 4 hours. There were 3 people involved in the decision making so it… Continue reading Rush Jobs Make the Day Shorter
Consider this a Warning!
Consider this a warning. Well, more like a call for your attention; an alert. Today is Thursday. Also the first week of May 2011. What’s so important about that? Last month was my 10th wedding anniversary. I managed to pull something off that most people cannot. And I’m happy to say that thanks to that,… Continue reading Consider this a Warning!
High End Mountain Bike Graphic Design – Product Artwork
Not everything I design ends up on paper or on the web. Some projects are way more exciting that that. This is one of those projects. Not only was the final design laser etched as the main graphic look of the Solis Tephra 5.5 mountain bike, but It is now the mountain bike I personally… Continue reading High End Mountain Bike Graphic Design – Product Artwork
RavX Cycling Products Catalog 2010
RavX makes quality cycling accessories and components that rival the world’s best. I’ve put in a lot of time creating high-end designs for them since early 2007. This particular catalog is one of longest and most complicated projects I have worked on. Not only was I in charge of conceptualizing the design, but I also… Continue reading RavX Cycling Products Catalog 2010
King’s Cathedral & Chapels Bulletin Cover
Back in 2003, while in Hawaii, I designed the bulletin shells for First Assembly King’s Cathedral & Chapels in Maui. This church has a large number of churches that spread across the Pacific Rim. These bulletins were handed out as a formal way of announcing future events and other news related to the chain of… Continue reading King’s Cathedral & Chapels Bulletin Cover
Graphic Designer Salary – How Much Should You be Earning?
There are various books published yearly, some very well known, that attempt to offer the professional graphic designer a comprehensive guide as to how much money they should be making. While I encourage you to read up on your industry and these books are a great option, I’d like to focus my attention on website… Continue reading Graphic Designer Salary – How Much Should You be Earning?
Garageband Tutorial Video Soundtrack Crash Course
I put together this 20 minute video to help non-musicians create soundtracks for their YouTube videos using the royalty-free loops in Apple’s Garageband. Using anybody else’s music in your videos can result in copyright infringement. Let’s face it, unless it’s a high budget production where you can afford to pay somebody for a license, you’re… Continue reading Garageband Tutorial Video Soundtrack Crash Course
Promo Videos for RavX Cycling Lights
This is mostly a graphic design blog, but as many of you already know, my interests are many and I stray from the topic sometimes. However, video filming and editing shares a very close relationship with graphic arts. I recently created two promo videos for RAVX Inc. to help promote 2 of their new cycling… Continue reading Promo Videos for RavX Cycling Lights