Being picked by Theo for #SBS has gained my business recognition and exposure that I just couldn't create by myself! I'm over the moon to be chosen!
I've been doing online design work for 5 years, and mobile skin and cover designs for three years, firstly as a game designer and more recently through my twitter business profile @mb_customcovers I started designing covers for business advertising with a design for my wife's homemade jewellery business, and my sister's childminding business.
Following the success of these, and the interest they created, I expanded into social media and started advertising through Facebook and Twitter in February 2012.
I have since expanded into logo design, plus many other business stationery product designs and print work such as business cards, flyers, banners, stickers and other packaging, and will have an exciting re-brand coming up in Winter 2013 to showcase the full range of products I can design and print for my customers!
On a personal note, I am a devoted family man, and enjoy my love of sport, especially supporting my beloved Arsenal FC, getting down to see games whenever I can. My design work is solely done in my spare time, as I work full-time for a major UK supermarket chain too!
Never accept 99%. I'm a perfectionist, and want every single design I produce to be 100% perfect for my customers.
Keep your promises. If you can't do it, say so, but have a solution ready as an alternative.
Work HARD, but smart. Success won't ever be handed to you, you have to go and grab it, and often fight for it. You'll feel so much better when your hard work is rewarded.