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7 Habits of Successful Freelance Designers

Habits of Successful Freelance Designers

The graphic design field is one of the more competitive industries in modern business. As the proliferation of mobile devices and new internet-based mediums continues, the demand for versatile and talented designers increases. However, it could be argued that the number of designers entering the field is increasing faster than …

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5 Website Design Ideas to Quickly Attract New Customers

Website Design Ideas

Attracting visitors to a website can feel like a never-ending challenge, but there are a number of ways to get people to come to a site and convert them into new customers. One approach is to focus on simple website design tweaks that can attract new visitors and improve the …

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Don’t Forget About the Written Word

Don’t Forget About the Written Word

In all the image obsessed pixel wrangling that can happen in your average design agency, it’s easy to forget about the power of the written word. Written content is essential to maintain traffic to most web destinations. And, I’m sure it’s no surprise to you, there is a near-infinite supply …

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Project Management Techniques for the Little Guys

small team project management

Working in a small business has its perks and extra freedom, but being small comes with added difficulties. Organization skills can make or break a company, and many small agencies don’t have the type of organizational structure that larger firms can employ. You can avoid stress and angry clients by …

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Website Evaluation Tools You Needed Yesterday

Website Evaluation Tools

It’s an unfortunate reality that many individuals making websites never get good, critical, impartial feedback on their websites before launching them. It’s even more unfortunate that key user errors can create subtle issues in coding, layout, or functionality which can disastrously affect user experience of a site. This guide will …

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Design Your Site for Your Users, Not for the Critics

Design Your Site for Your Users

Who were you trying to please when you designed your site? It’s a question that needs to be asked of all of us who have websites. When designing a website, our motives are not always the purest they could be. We want to show the public: How technical we are …

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