Author: Anders Ross

20 Biggest Mistakes Designers Make

20 Biggest Mistakes Designers Make

In web design, the learning never stops. Some of us designers see this as an opportunity, others as a hindrance. We have to keep up with the pace of ever-changing technology, techniques and trends in order to be competitive. In this fast-paced environment, we are bound to make mistakes—and mistakes...

How to Become a Successful Freelancer

How to Become a Successful Freelancer

As a freelancer, you are free to put your feet up and work, if that’s what gets your creative juices flowing. Yet it takes talent, business savvy, commitment and time to be a successful freelancer. Freelancers are always in search of some work, so that they can earn something by...

Effective Strategies for Winning Negotiations

Effective Strategies for Winning Negotiations

Negotiation is a phenomenon that hasn’t been given due attention as a specialization. You might have heard of some very successful freelance negotiators who have mastered the art of coming out on top of any negotiation process. Corporations are happily paying huge sums of money for the services of expert...

Design Criticism: How to Manage it Effectively

Design Criticism: How to Manage it Effectively

Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you have been subject to criticism for any damn work and couldn’t arouse your critic’s attention on a rather special project of yours? Regardless of where you work or who you work for, taking criticism is part of the job. Sometimes...

60+ Mind Blowing Examples of Photo Manipulations Art

60+ Mind Blowing Examples of Photo Manipulations Art

Throughout history, great designers always found new ways to show their creativity to express themselves and create new trends and techniques to remark their work apart from the rest of the crowd. Photo manipulation is an art in itself, that requires a skill and precision as we know, it is...

Mix Collection of 99 Brilliant Photographs to Refresh Your Mind

Mix Collection of 99 Brilliant Photographs to Refresh Your Mind

When it comes to inspiration then there is no limitation on resources. Photography is one of the key sources of inspiration for some of my past work. Here we talking about photography of various forms like aerial, wildlife, underwater, portrait, nature, travel etc. which I find usually amaze me more...

The Latest Trends in Web Design

The Latest Trends in Web Design

Predicting the evolution of web design is like trying to milk a male goat. Despite ever-changing design trends and techniques, purists and idealists maintain that the principles of great design are timeless. This is true to an extent, but the recent rapid and consistent development of the Internet across many...

Understanding the Theory of Minimalism in Web Design

Understanding the Theory of Minimalism in Web Design

Minimalism is the stripping down of a work of art, whether a design or a photograph, to its bare essentials in order to affect the viewer somehow. An image or photograph is made up of a combination of elements: light, shadow, shape, color, space and so on. When one or...

Don’t Take Rejection Personally

Don’t Take Rejection Personally

It’s one thing to try to avoid getting emotional about business matters; it’s another to switch off your emotions entirely. We’re all human, and I’m convinced that being emotional is a gift to us from God. I can shout this out loud with full confidence: each one of us gets...

Effective Ways to Increase Web Traffic

Effective Ways to Increase Web Traffic

No matter what kind of website you have, traffic is important to you. Even if your website is just a hobby, you still want your message to get out to the world. Some of you try to generate income online, and your product sales likely live and die based on...

The Dilemma of Choosing the Perfect CMS

The Dilemma of Choosing the Perfect CMS

These days, we’re all trying to build websites quickly and easily, and developers are turning to open-source content management systems (CMS) to help them get the job done. Multiple content management systems are floating around the web, and finding the right one has become extremely challenging. Without a clearly defined...

Successful Entrepreneur: What It Is and How to Become One?

Successful Entrepreneur: What It Is and How to Become One?

Many people dream of becoming an entrepreneur. The title is immediately associated with success. Although it sounds out of reach, any person who starts a business and assumes some or all of the risk of that business is an entrepreneur. Unfortunately, not everyone is successful. While entrepreneurship requires an above-average...

How to Create a Mobile Version of Your Website

How to Create a Mobile Version of Your Website

Web access is important these days, no matter where you are. Your customers’ ability to access your website at their convenience is vital. Making your website user-friendly on a computer is one thing; making it available on a mobile platform is another. The mobile Internet is the next battleground for...