Design Your Own Business

Pariah Burke is one busy man, writing, speaking, consulting, and training on a wide variety of topics for creative pros. And now he’s about to unveil a new project called Design Your Own Business, “a monthly Internet tele­vi­sion show for free­lancers and small busi­ness own­ers with a focus on, but not exclu­sively for, design­ers and the cre­ative professions.”

Episode 1 will take place Tuesday January 7, 2014 at 1 PM Eastern, 10 AM Pacific. Pariah’s guests will include Sally Cox, Dave Cross, Clint Funk, and Bob Levine.

Here’s the full description of the show:

In this episode host Pariah Burke and guests dis­cuss the fol­low­ing topics:

  • How to suc­ceed in a world of $5 logo designs and $10 brochure layouts
  • Adobe Creative Cloud Decoded: CC, CC for Teams, CC for Photographers, CC for Students, CC for Educators, and Accessing Previous Versions of Apps
  • In a world with iOS and Android does Microsoft Surface matter?
    • Who will use it?
    • Can it run Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator?
    • Should design­ers or free­lancers run out and get one?
    • Do dig­i­tal pub­lish­ers need to con­sider Microsoft Surface devices when design­ing dig­i­tal pub­li­ca­tions in InDesign?
  • Guests’ Can’t-Work-Without Mobile and Web Apps
  • Q&A from the Audience

Posted on: January 3, 2014

Mike Rankin

Mike is the Editor in Chief of, InDesign Magazine, and He is also the author of several video training series, including Font Management Essential Training, InDesign FX, and InDesign CC: Interactive Document Fundamentals.

1 Comment on Design Your Own Business

  1. Mike, thanks for the article. I just tried to report a broken link to your article on 25 creative CVs and resumes, but my notes are flagged by your spam filter.

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