On the surface, 99 Designs and similar design contest platforms seems like a great idea. In reality it is a less than ideal solution for businesses hoping to receive design services that provide any true return on their investment.
An itemized list of procedures that accompany each design project is not something every graphic designer always thinks of, but it is helpful to revisit this topic periodically, especially when a designer is struggling to think of an idea. The following are the typical steps that I take throughout each new design project.
I often receive inquiries from trainers and educators who have a great deal of content they would like to deliver, but need direction on how to organize and display their content into a more effective training manual to compliment their instruction. The following process can be applied to any sort of classroom or online training that requires a training manual.