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Design Your Own Business: Episode 1

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Tuesday, 7 January 2014

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Design Your Own Business is a monthly Internet television show for freelancers, the self-employed, and small business owners with a focus on, but not exclusively for, designers and the creative professions.

Watch the January 7th episode above or on YouTube.

Below: read the show notes, learn about the guests, and explore the links and apps discussed during the show below.

Topics Discussed this Episode

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
  • In a world with iOS and Android do Windows Tablets like Microsoft Surface matter?
    • Who will use them?
    • Can they 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?
  • Adobe Creative Cloud Decoded
    • Do my applications live in the cloud?
    • What if Adobe increases monthly pricing?
    • Is an always-on Internet connection needed?
    • But I want to own my software!
  • Guests’ Can’t-Work-Without Mobile and Web Apps
  • Q&A from the Audience

Guests on this Episode


Sally Cox

Specializes in eLearning, design and Adobe training. Started in 2009.


Dave Cross

Photoshop Educator since 1990 and member of the Photoshop Hall of Fame.


Clint Funk

Adobe Product Specialist contractor supporting the resellers with an extensive background in software, print production, and photography.


Bob Levine

Adobe Certified Expert in InDesign and InCopy. Partner with Scott Citron in digital publishing provider


Pariah Burke

Author, consultant, print & digital publishing expert, graphic design and design business advisor.

Links and Apps Mentioned this Episode

During the show the guests and Pariah discussed the following links and apps: