Captivation 101

A beautifully simplistic design houses a few tips and tricks for creatives to maximize their potential and reach an audience. Disclaimer: The words ‘ultimate guide’ have been used haphazardly and hyperbolically.

What’s inside

Chapters

01. Striking Visuals

02. Interesting content

03. Audience Knowledge

04. Tips & Tricks

Online Version

A message from the Editor

 

If you’ve got some time to spare and are open to listening to some random guy’s
thoughts on the internet, then maybe this is for you. If you end up reading and liking this, well then I would stay tuned because we’re just getting started. I hope you enjoy this first issue and kindly allow me to end this rant with a few parting words I’ve been dying to say for the better part of two decades; We’re in the boredom-killing business!

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