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How to Deal With Demon Clients

How to Deal With Demon Clients

For a full-time freelance designer, hardly a day goes by without hearing about or reading some nightmarish client story. Whether I hear about it in person, by email, over the phone or on the web, one thing seems clear: designers like complaining about their clients almost as much as they...

Turn Your Computer off and Manage Your Sleeping Time

Turn Your Computer off and Manage Your Sleeping Time

Some years ago, a famous adventure game titled Monkey Island (The Secret of Monkey Island, LucasArt 1990, someone else could remember Guybrush Treepwood the mighty pirate?) after the credits of the game clearly said “Now turn off your computer and go to sleep!”. In that case the authors joke about...

Ways to Increase Your Monthly Income as a Freelancer

Ways to Increase Your Monthly Income as a Freelancer

Becoming a freelancer is a way to work at home and be independent without having to start a business. Freelance work varies greatly. Some projects require clients to sign written agreements, while others provide work based on verbal agreements that are enforceable through the nature of the project. Some freelancers...

Monetisation or Trust- What Should You Do With Your Blog?

Monetisation or Trust- What Should You Do With Your Blog?

When we start up a blog or website there’s a specific reason why we do so. Most of us start up a blog for economic reasons: We want to generate revenue. Whether we do this revenue generation through advertising, selling products or selling services it rarely matters. What does matter...

How to Effectively Handle Web Design Criticism

How to Effectively Handle Web Design Criticism

Regardless of where you work or who you work for, taking criticism is part of the job. Sometimes comments demand a response. Other times, ignoring them is better. Determining when and how to respond to negative comments is something that every individual and organization wrestles with. Despite its negative associations,...

How to Simplify WordPress Custom Fields Layout for a Layman?

How to Simplify WordPress Custom Fields Layout for a Layman?

We are already aware of the incredible power and flexibility of WordPress, which is one of the biggest reasons for its popularity among its users. And, if we look at the reasons for its flexibility, the first thing that comes to our mind is Custom Field. Custom fields enable you...

A Complete Guide to Effective Writing

A Complete Guide to Effective Writing

The written word is still the most common form of communication online. Sure, video and audio content are important, and infographics and other visual content are on the rise, but text is still king. Even great multi-media content usually has at least some written element, either in creating a script...

The History of Web Browsers

The History of Web Browsers

A Web Browser is a software application for retrieving, presenting, and traversing information resources on the web. Today’s web browsers are faster and more feature-rich than ever before. If you’re not sure which one you should use, then it’s not a easy task to pick one as i have seen...

A Guide To Social Network Design

A Guide To Social Network Design

Social networking websites have become a primary means of social communication, in both the social and corporate world. According to Facebook’s Press Room, they have more than 500 millions users. This is a shocking increase from its initial 1 million active users in 2004. Facebook is just one of many...

How to Spot Quality When Choosing a Font for your Design Work

How to Spot Quality When Choosing a Font for your Design Work

We live in amazing times if you’re a typeface addict like I am. My current collection reaches into the five figures, and yet I still venture out on the web to look a new “fix” a couple of times a month. There are many sites that feature new typefaces for...

Online Copywriting: Make Your Website Copy Dazzle

Online Copywriting: Make Your Website Copy Dazzle

If there’s one generalization you should make as a website writer, it’s that your visitors have short attention spans and are overly saturated with information. If you’d rather generalize, then just think about this fact: search is the most popular function on the internet. This means most visitors to your...

How to Create “Touchable” Web Designs

How to Create “Touchable” Web Designs

What are touchable web designs? When most people check out a new website, they sometimes think “yikes, this website looks like crap” or “wow, this is one of the best websites I’ve ever seen!” What is it that makes the great websites look so great? In my experience, when I...

Why SEO Doesn’t Matter Anymore and What You Should Do Instead

Why SEO Doesn’t Matter Anymore and What You Should Do Instead

Search engine optimization used to be the holy grail of getting more traffic. Placing high in search engine rankings for prime keywords related to your niche could send thousands of visitors to your site on a regular basis. But more and more, search engine traffic isn’t as important to most...

Can Flash Move Forward?

Can Flash Move Forward?

There has been a long debate about Adobe Vs. Apple, or even Flash Vs. HTML5. Whatever side of the fence you are on—you probably won’t be changing your mind anytime soon. Flash brings a lot of features and creativity for web designers, but then again the promise of HTML5, CSS3...