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13 Ways Designers Screw Up Client Presentations

Joey Bass / April 6, 2018

The hardest part of design is presenting work. You can’t even argue about this. I’ve seen people who did amazing work get up in front of a client and lay eggs. I’ve also seen people do alright work and work clients around their little finger. Optimally, you want to do good work and present it well. But I’d rather have a good designer who can present well than a great [...]

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"I’ll Know It When I See It" Doesn’t Work

Joey Bass / April 9, 2018

We've probably all heard a client, boss, or friend say, "I’m not sure what I want exactly, but I’ll know it when I see it."

I’m here to put some perspective to why this does not — and never will — work for design projects. I’ll even be so bold as to say that statement applies to all circumstances of the use, not just in the design world.

Math [...]

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Introducing Our New Website

Joey Bass / April 9, 2018

Donnie Bell Design is turning 10 years old this summer, and this is our 3rd website launch. Are we crazy? Maybe. But the one thing we care about more than anything is doing quality work for clients who value what we do. We understand that working with a studio such as ours requires a commitment – both in time and money. So it’s important that we’re always showing our value, [...]

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We're Now Offering Social Media Management

Joey Bass / May 11, 2018

We, at Donnie Bell Design, have built this business by providing great design and development work for our clients. We've been blessed that we've never really had to market our services. We get a lot of work by referrals, and we're very thankful for that. We take pride in the quality of work we do, and we believe that's reflected in our word of mouth testimonials.

The work we do covers [...]

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LA Tech Athletic Communications Garners Awards

Joey Bass / July 2, 2018

Members of the Louisiana Tech Athletic Communications Department garnered seven awards in the 2018 Louisiana Sports Writers Association sports information contest, the most by any school in the state for the fifth consecutive year.

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New, Cost Effective, Landing Page Websites

Joe Osborne / October 19, 2018

Having a website for your business is more than just selling your goods and services — it's also about providing something of value to potential customers. In today’s digital-savvy (and impatient) world, your customers expect you to have a website so they can get information about what they want when they want it. If your business doesn’t have a website, your potential [...]

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