Creativity

September 17, 2021

Celebrate Doodle Day and help support people with epilepsy

The Business Optimizer team loves doodling as a tool to beat stress and aid concentration. That’s why we’re 100 percent behind this great initiative in aid […]
August 25, 2021

How Doodling Helps You Relax in Meetings

Did you know that famous doodlers include JFK, Ernest Hemingway, Queen Victoria, Victor Hugo, JK Rowling and Hillary Clinton? Or that, quite apart from indicating a […]
August 18, 2021

Let’s Get Creative: How to Paint with Colored Pencils

For our August art inspiration, the Business Optimizer team is exploring colored pencil instructions and asking: What are the best tips and techniques for creating art […]
July 7, 2021
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Five Amazing Hand-Lettering Artists to Follow

Business Optimizer picks some of our favourite hand-lettering artists that are creating beautiful fonts and lettering. If you love calligraphy or like to see originality and […]
June 28, 2021

DIY Make Your Own Photo Album

How do you save your vacation snaps so that you can share them easily with friends and family? Photo books are the solution – and there […]
June 9, 2021

Most Popular Art Challenges to Try in 2021

Do you wish you had more time to pursue your artistic interests? Would you like to develop new drawing or design skills? Joining an Art Challenge […]
February 10, 2021
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What is National Handwriting Day?

Did you know that there’s a national handwriting day? The day has been celebrated since 1977, thanks to the efforts of the Writing Instruments Manufacturer’s Association! […]
February 5, 2021
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What’s so good about paper? [Infographic]

Why do we love paper? Although many have said along the years that paper would not prevail the ongoing technological revolution, it has actually found a […]
December 29, 2020
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Doodling and Sketching: Learn How to Illustrate

These tips are essential reading for any would-be sketcher or doodler… we direct you to some free illustration templates to help get you started. Doodling has […]
December 10, 2020
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Customize Your Christmas Cards with Super Simple Lettering

Adding a personalised touch to your Christmas cards and messages doesn’t have to be complicated. These super simple lettering ideas show you how! Add a personalised […]
November 19, 2020

Writing Lab Challenge: Write a Christmas Story

Have you ever fancied putting pen to paper to write a Christmas story?  Whether it’s to raise money for a good cause or just an opportunity […]
November 13, 2020
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Should you invest in print marketing this Christmas?

Should your company be investing in print marketing this Christmas?  Whether it is glossy advertising, promotional flyers or Christmas cards, is print the way to go? […]
November 5, 2020
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Start Doodling in 3 Easy Steps

Doodling is one of the easiest hobbies to begin – you need little more than a pencil and paper. And there are many good reasons to take […]