Better Client and Customer Relations

Better Client and Customer Relations

Globalization has morphed the landscape of client and customer relations in only a few short decades. You may work with a company that has an office just down the street from yours or completely online as they are located on the other side of the world. Understanding...
Lifestyle Over Salary

Lifestyle Over Salary

Freelancing is a lifestyle. It involves a lot of personal legwork that would otherwise be done by the company you’re employed with. Going solo is a challenge as you have no choice but to do all the work in order to succeed. And depending on what your goal is,...
The Survey

The Survey

I used to never fill out surveys or reviews. Back at the dawn of Amazon, Yelp, Angie’s List, and other review specific sites, I didn’t bother to give my feedback on products or services. Mainly because I didn’t believe my opinion mattered. These huge...
Design Vocabulary: Logo

Design Vocabulary: Logo

There is nothing quite as daunting as not being able to understand something. In the world of design, there are so many jargon words and tools that are confusing to non-designers. I want to lift the curtain on that obscurity and help you understand some of the basics....
We’re Nine!

We’re Nine!

Happy New Year! And also, Happy Birthday to FireMane Studio! Yes, we’re turning nine this January. It’s grown from a simple side-job for a solo designer to the full blown company it is today. Nine years doesn’t seem that long but as the person who...