Graphic Design, UX/UI, Art, Business & Entrepreneurship

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Graphic Design, UX/UI, Art, Business & Entrepreneurship

a blog about

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I'm Devan McCabe.

I’m a graphic & user experience design expert. I work for small businesses, design mobile apps and websites and I love to create. When it come right down to it, I'm a total geek when it comes to the functionality of design, color theory, and typography. Along with my love of design is my obsession with educating others on design and on how to make a living doing what they love. 

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5 Reasons You Should Start a Blog

Blogging is one of those things that some people either are totally into, or just shudder at the idea. I am somewhere inbetween. There are the fears of not having anything to write about, not knowing what or how to say something, and then there are the images. It always seems like so much work, […]

November 2, 2016

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NIMBITV – 5 Quick Tips to Keep Clients Engaged on Your Website

The latest video on my channel is all about 5 easy ways to improve your business website so that you can keep your clients engaged. Learn to get them the information they need right away, and how to move forward with contacting you. This quick video is key to help you improve your website. Take […]

October 4, 2016

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Brand Launch – Creativ-T Custom T-shirt Company

Jen & Janet are not new clients. They started up a mini donut food cart a few years back that I did a logo for and Jen is also an author who I designed a cover for. This time they are starting an online custom t-shirt business. They thought of me again, and we began […]

October 3, 2016

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NIMBITV – Discover your Brand Before Hiring a Designer

Did you know I have a YouTube Channel? Well I do! I’ll post my episodes on my blog, but if you want to stay up to date, you should definitely check out my channel and subscribe! Also…Please leave comments below on what you would like to see me talk about in a future episode!

September 24, 2016

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JUST LAUNCHED! Holly Anna Calligraphy

The last 3 weeks I worked with one of my contest winners, Holly Stavness, on her brand and new website. She was such a sweetheart and so fun to work with. We worked on her brand, logo and business cards and website. The look of her brand is modern, sofisticated and feminine, but also warm […]

September 24, 2016

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6 Free Resources to Help Your Small Business

Have you wondered about the ‘quick success tools’ and ‘small business programs’ out there? They keep popping up on my social media feed as sponsored ads. The programs sell you in a way that make you think “Oh! I need that!” or “This will change my LIFE and business!” Sometimes, I find myself purchasing these programs or tools. Many even have free options to get you started, which is […]

September 17, 2016

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Fear & Doubt is Only Motivation to Succeed

I spent almost 5 years working for a company. I was paid well. I had a great job. I loved the people. However, it’s not what I wanted to really do. Not where I saw myself in 5 more years. There was always the hope to someday take my side business, which at the time was […]

September 2, 2016

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AND THE WINNERS ARE…

  It was so fun reading through all of the submissions for this contest! I couldn’t believe how many people from all over the world actually submitted! It was amazing to read all of the stories of these amazing businesses and their passion for what they do. I chose these 3 as my top 3 […]

September 1, 2016

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Non-Designers Guide to Creating a Good Logo

A logo is so much more than just text with a business name in your favorite font. A logo is a mark of your brand, your business, and you. It immediately can give your business a feeling that can make someone feel emotions. Yes, emotions. Did you know you can connect to your clients just […]

August 26, 2016

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Creative @ Heart Conference – Denver, Colorado

For about a year, I have been following this amazing group of girls on their website and Instagram. The Creative at Heart Conference. I have been wanting to go to one of their conferences, but between getting married, being pregnant and where the conferences were, I just couldn’t find the time to get myself to […]

August 23, 2016

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