Check out my new portfolio piece, the cover art of a fictitious podcast about space called Black Yonder. With so many exciting space-related developments in the news and on the horizon, I was inspired to start new project. I had a lot of fun with this design and would love to hear what you think about it. You…
Posted by Zach Magnuson in Business / April 24, 2017
Podcasts have the power to brighten your day, deepen your knowledge, and improve your life. With the low barrier to entry and multitude of options, there’s no excuse not to give it a try.
Posted by Zach Magnuson in Business, For Podcasters, Mindset / November 7, 2016
Learn how I gained focus and increased my productivity with this amazing app that plays music generated by artificial intelligence.
Posted by Zach Magnuson in Business, Reviews / September 19, 2016
How to maintain the visual identity of your podcast regardless of you budget. Everything from hiring a full-time designer to taking a DIY approach.
Posted by Zach Magnuson in Business, For Podcasters / September 12, 2016
Hiring a designer for your cover art is hard. Your podcast is your baby; you don’t want to hand it over to just any one. How do you find the right designer?
Posted by Zach Magnuson in Business, For Podcasters / August 29, 2016
Many designers don’t understand how to handle client feedback. If you follow these four steps, you’ll find that this process can be productive and rewarding.
Posted by Zach Magnuson in Business, For Designers / June 27, 2016
For this week’s blogpost, I invite you to check out the case study for my latest podcast cover art design. Anthology is a show about The Twilight Zone and other classic sci-fi anthology television series. It was a pleasure to work with Matt to redesign his cover art and I am really happy with how the…
Posted by Zach Magnuson in Business / May 31, 2016
Anthony Arvanitakis and Winston Churchill show us how we can use situational leverage to make the most of every situation.
Posted by Zach Magnuson in Business, For Designers, For Podcasters, Mindset / May 9, 2016
For this week’s blogpost, I invite you to check out the case study that I wrote for my most recent project. I had the privilege of redesigning the cover art for My Rescue Rocks, a podcast that gives pet advocates and rescuers a place to share stories on behalf of themselves and the animals that they love. I’m…
Posted by Zach Magnuson in Business / April 25, 2016
In this post I discuss why, as a graphic designer, I use flat-rate pricing and why I think you should too. If you’re reading this as a potential client, either of me or another freelancer, you will gain a lot of insight into the behind-the-scenes rationale of pricing. I will also explain why flat-rate pricing is in the best interest of both parties.
Posted by Zach Magnuson in Business, For Designers / March 14, 2016