Entries by Jenn Wells Design

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Starfish Casting and the Impact of Small Actions

“…And this is my way of dealing with all the sh*t going on that is our world.” This is how a friend explained his sudden desire to give blood. Here in the US, I think it’s an understatement to say our current administration is a bit chaotic and controversial. It’s hard to know what to […]

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Business Ethics as a Strength, Rather Than a Weakness – Interview with Olivia from Little Goat Coffee Roasting

“Capitalism isn’t ethics based.” – Olivia Brinton, co-founder of Little Goat Coffee Roasting Co. I interviewed Olivia because I wanted to get to know ethical business owners, and learn how they incorporate their personal values into their business models. Besides being insanely quotable, Olivia was knowledgeable, insightful, and had some tips for other entrepreneurs who […]

Job Hunting Tips for Graphic Design Graduates

This blog post is coming in from way out of left field. I know it’s not all that relevant for my usual readers, and if you don’t need job hunting tips, feel free to skip this one. Sometimes you get an idea, and it’s not necessarily the best idea you’ve ever had, but it burrows […]

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Does Race Have a Place in Marketing?

  I recently read an article from ProPublica explaining why they “had to” buy racist ads. After my initial reaction, it ended up being a really eye-opening look at the marketing segmentation options on Facebook. Did you know Facebook allows you to select custom audiences for ads and promoted posts? Makes sense – an ad […]