Escape Velocity

A growth blog about digital marketing and design

The Power of Brainstorming

The Power of Brainstorming

Nothing beats brainstorming for coming up with fresh ideas and refining concepts. Brainstorming is a terrific technique to ensure that ideas are complete and interesting.

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Asking Clients for Referrals

Asking Clients for Referrals

Asking for referrals can feel uncomfortable. And there are no surefire, winning strategies. But here’s a suggestion: ask for referrals at least twice.

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The Highs and Lows of Hiring Freelancers

The Highs and Lows of Hiring Freelancers

Over the past couple of years, I’ve hired about twenty freelancers to help with website content creation, design and development. They’ve added expertise and additional resources when I’m juggling multiple projects. Hiring freelancers has worked out fairly well. Most freelancers have been good with a couple of all-stars (and one or two duds).

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