The Art of Persuasion: How to Handle Clients With Mad Ideas

We’ve all been there. It’s 4pm on a Friday afternoon, you’re already in your “weekend outfit” (underwear and hoody combo) and you get an email. It’s Client X: Hey, erm, I’ve just had a couple of thoughts, can we talk?

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Dolls and Guys

I can’t tell you how many fleas I’ve acquired at the West 25th street flea market in Manhattan. Neither can I tell you what riches, near riches and semiprecious junk I’ve found there either. For almost 40 years, when the “flea” (I never knew what it was actually called) was open in three locales around Sixth avenue and 24th-26th streets, adjacent to the “Flat Iron District” — what friends and I called the “Flea Island District” (the term flea market originated with the Paris marché aux puces (still among the best in the world, although Milan, Berlin and London come close) It translates “market of the fleas” and referred to the likely flea-infested used merchandise) — I have filled two city apartments and one country house with wares of all descriptions.

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Popular Design News of the Week: December 23, 2019 – December 29, 2019

Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of interest to web designers. 

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The best way to keep track of all the great stories and news being posted is simply to check out the Webdesigner News site, however, in case you missed some here’s a quick and useful compilation of the most popular designer news that we curated from the past week.

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2020: My Favorite Book Of The Year

2020 is only two days away. Is it too early, then, to have a favorite book of this coming year — even though it was published in 2018 (although I got it for Christmas 2019). Well, its my blog and I can do what I want.

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Metatags 101: A Simple Guide for Designers

One of my mottos in life, and in business is this: “If Google tells you to do something, you better get it done.”

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And when it comes to using HTML meta tags for SEO, none of us should be messing around.

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