Building a New Model for Agencies and Consultancies in China and Beyond

Forbes February 17, 2011 Kevin Lee Reinvention is a constant that all businesses and industries go through. Ad agencies, media agencies, market research agencies and management consultancies are currently going through one such reinvention, and a dramatic one at that. These professional services help organizations interact and influence the end individual. They exist and thrive … Continue reading

The Top 10 Myths & Truths about Design in China

The Top 10 Myths & Truths about Design in China by Elaine Ann Are you worried as a designer in the U.S. that design jobs will migrate to China? Are you concerned about the increasingly competitive pricing on design jobs and its resultant outsourcing? Are you curious about the quality of design work over there? You … Continue reading

Graphic Design: A Recession-Proof Industry?

Graphic Design: A Recession-Proof Industry? By Richard Romano Here’s a question: is there any such thing as a recession-proof business? Alcohol distribution and drug trafficking aside, we have found in our own industry companies that defy macroeconomic trends. Time was, commercial printing was such a business; in the 1980s, print grew faster than GDP, and … Continue reading

Reaganomics vs. Obamanomics

Reaganomics vs. Obamanomics The current president wants higher taxes, more regulation, more spending and loose money. By PETER FERRARA In his inaugural address, President Barack Obama said, “The question we ask today is not whether our government is too big or too small, but whether it works — whether it helps families find jobs at a … Continue reading

The Definitive Craigslist Guide for the Recession

CRAIGSLIST The Definitive Craigslist Guide for the Recession By Kevin Purdy, 4:05 PM on Fri Jan 23 2009, 43,368 views43,368 views To paraphrase one shopping expert, nearly everyone wants better deals on everything these days. Craigslist is a great place to get those deals, and you don’t have to be a jerk to get them. Photo by acloudman. … Continue reading