Category: How To

How to Deal With Wild or Obnoxious Blog Commenters

How to Deal With Wild or Obnoxious Blog Commenters

IN COLLEGE, the bulletin board in the student center can be a handy tool for most students looking for what’s happening on campus. If these bulletin boards aren’t well kept, they become a clash of posters all screaming for your attention but none of them getting it. Blogs and news...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

How to Design a Phone Icon in Photoshop

How to Design a Phone Icon in Photoshop

As modern people, we all have a certain attraction to the fresh gadgets offered by latest technology. Here we talking about Phones which I find usually amaze me more than anything. Phones are often reinterpreted by many artists according to their view or outlook of the type. Unsurprisingly, these interpretations...

How to Optimize Your Site for Better Loading Time

How to Optimize Your Site for Better Loading Time

In April Google officially announced they were integrating loading time into their algorithm. As they put it, “speeding up websites is important — not just to site owners, but to all Internet users. Faster sites create happy users and we’ve seen in our internal studies that when a site responds...

How to Boost Your Online Portfolio

How to Boost Your Online Portfolio

Portfolio is the reflection of one’s work and skills; any potential employer actually goes through your portfolio and sees your previous designs and work you have done. Going over your portfolio he decided to either hire you or not. Most employers search on the net; those portfolios which have something...

Effective Ways to Promote Your Business Offline

Effective Ways to Promote Your Business Offline

Promotion of a business is as important as the business itself, there is a huge marketing industry whose business is to advertise and promote different businesses, commodities and services. Pepsi spends 80% of its revenues on promotion of its products. There are many examples where the cost of manufacturing a...

How to Deal With Negative Criticism

How to Deal With Negative Criticism

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? In business and in general as well you need to be open to criticism and need to know...