Are you ready to design like a pro??
It’s not enough to simply throw words over an image in a Canva. Powerful, polished social media & marketing materials come from really knowing design. (And that’s what your clients want and need.)
At Enterprise by Design we have a wealth of experience, knowledge & learning we want to share with you.
We help you to understand simple design theory so you can design like a pro.
Knowing the theory beyond the tools helps you to understand
- when to use each digital image format
- brilliant color palettes: how to create them
- beautiful font combos
- perfect balance & composition
- why white space is your friend
- user-centric information architecture
- & much much more
With this new skillset you will go out & confidently pitch for higher value work to get paid more.
YOU CAN DO IT!
We’ve been in the design business since the year dot (well it feels like that anyway!). We want to share with you all the stuff we’ve learned about digital design so you can stand out in the crowd in a very competitive marketplace. By joining our community, Enterprise by Design will become your go-to education resource for all things design & imaging.
Be sure to join our facebook group to connect with like-minded business women.
A great place to start …
A picture tells a thousand words, we’ve all heard the expression. Who doesn’t love a gorgeous image to add meaning to their posts, articles or social media? You may be a pro photographer or a passionate amateur so you have what ever images you want at your finger tips, even so, sometimes it is quicker & soooo much easier to just grab a stock image.
Checkout our Ultimate List of free Stock Image sites. If you love it be sure to bookmark it so you can refer back to it time after time.
Using experts QUOTES is a powerful way to strategically lend fresh voices & add perspective to your social media & encourage engagement! Hence our collection of shareable quotes (or memes).
These are beautifully designed (if I might say so myself) meme style images which you can download & use freely. Use them as you wish, put them on your site or your favorite social media platform, share them, pin them, email them, print & laminate them. All we ask is that you don’t alter them in any way.
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Have you heard about the latest stock photography scam? There are always swindlers trying to take advantage of well-meaning entrepreneurs, but this latest stock photo scam can make a huge dent in your bottom line. The basic ways that scammers exploit...read more
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Where do you get your own design resources when you don't have your own designer? Whether you're a small business just starting out or you are already established, your branding and design supports the integrity and enhances the visibility of your business. It is an...read more