Standard Beagle Blog
Thought-leadership in design and developmentThe team at Standard Beagle regularly shares deep insights and best practices you can use as your design and create your own products and services. Look to our blog for expertise in UX design, research, and other industry topics.
Our Posts (31)
January 23, 2018
Why do people ask designers to work for free? I’ve never understood why people ask me to design for free when they would never ask an architect, interior designer, or coffee shop to hand over a product without expecting to pay. Yet it happens frequently. Clients ask for speculative work and free pitches as a […]
December 5, 2017
My literary picks for entrepreneurs, managers, and others I set a goal for myself in 2017 — read 40 books. That may seem like nothing for some people — especially when many entrepreneurs are known for reading 50 books a year. But for me it was a big deal. I’m not just a business owner […]
November 7, 2017
Cyber-security is crucial when almost every aspect of our lives is computerized. Security breaches happen often but not many can compare to the scale and severity of the Equifax data breach in 2017. In the span of around 2 months, hackers got ahold of personal information affecting 143 million Americans, roughly 44% of the population. […]
June 3, 2016
Being a good client leads to a partnership that creates a great product. It's in your best interest as well as the agency's.So how can you be a good client?
November 3, 2015
As Standard Beagle has grown, I suddenly find myself looking and acting a lot more like a manager than ever before. I’ve managed a lot of stuff — projects, client relations, myself. But managing employees — people — is pretty new for me. Now I’m the boss, and I feel like I’m moving into new […]
November 1, 2015
This is a common question among business owners who are trying to cut costs by designing their websites themselves. With the growing amount of online tutorials, software, and platforms like Wix, Squarespace, and Weebly, it is becoming more commonplace for businesses to try build their own websites instead of hiring an outside company. While those free platforms can […]