Effective Ways to Promote Your Online Business

Freelancing is on a high, and more and more professionals are taking this route. Executive-level full-time professionals are not the only ones contemplating it; personnel at all levels and from various industries want a taste of freelancing. The lure of “becoming one’s own boss” and deciding one’s own schedule is too hard to resist by anyone who considers themselves even partially good at their trade. Success stories of freelancers from all corners of the world and from different lines of businesses are inspiring budding entrepreneurs and instilling in them a belief that they are capable enough to share in this success.

Effective Ways to Promote Your Online Business

Various blogs and articles have flooded the Web with the pros and cons of being a freelancer. Every profession has its major challenges, and freelancing is no exception. Being the boss puts you in the decision-making seat and makes you responsible for any failures or losses. Just being good at your work will not ensure success, more so in freelancing thanks to the ever-increasing competition.

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Announcement: Winners of WixMobile Giveaway

A weeks ago, we created a contest at instantShift called WixMobile Giveaway had announced the three winners of five $50 discount coupons for a yearly WixMobile premium subscription.

Announcement: Winners of WixMobile Giveaway

We’ve got more than 35 response comments. After voiding spam and non-legit comments we have left with 23 valid comments.

In case, If you missed this giveaway, make sure you are ready for next one as we going to create more such giveaways in future.

Congratulations to all the winners!

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Create a Versatile Sofa in Illustrator

When it comes to web and graphic design, Adobe Illustrator is usually the primary option to consider. However, the software package itself is a quite hard to learn — and extremely hard to master.

Create a Versatile Sofa in Illustrator

In the following tutorial we will use Illustrator’ s basic tools and simple techniques like the Pathfinder, Arrange, Gradient, Transform etc..to create a Versatile Sofa illustration.

Let’s get started!

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Getting Started in Digital Photography

Digital photography has many advantages over using a traditional film-based camera. Once one has made the initial investment, one is not expected to purchase endless rolls of films and pay for their development and enlargement. The most important benefit of digital photography is that a person can take pictures again and again till fully satisfied. Also a person has all the power of a professional darkroom at one’s fingertips, fine tune and freedom to adjust, or completely change or combine several pictures, once the pictures are transferred to the pc.

Getting Started in Digital Photography

We’ve already covered the basics of digital photography in our past post. Now this tour of digital photography addresses many questions commonly asked by those new to the subject.

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The Art of using Illustrations in Web Design

There are many of elements that go into enhancing a web design project. Typography, new technologies and UX design patterns are only some of them. One the most powerful is illustrations and vector graphics. They can be handy in a broad range of applications. Remember the cliché, a picture is worth a thousand words? In using them, we designers are able to do more while spending less.

The Art of using Illustrations in Web Design

Illustrations are a good way to make a design unique and memorable. When they are used appropriately, users will associate them with your website, thus enhancing your brand. They also make the page more attractive, and draw attention to particular parts of the layout. They can also be informative or directive, such as to show steps in a process or how to use a service.

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WixMobile Giveaway: Discount Coupons for Yearly Subscription

We are again excited to present you with special, more exciting prizes. This time we’ve teamed up with the awesome team at Wix, a free web publishing platform, to give away five $50 discount coupons for a yearly WixMobile premium subscription.

WixMobile Giveaway: Discount Coupons for Yearly Subscription

The new WixMobile site builder is an easy and cost-effective way for anyone and everyone to get an HTML 5 mobile compatible site up and running in under 10 minutes and as it is HTML 5 based it works perfectly on all mobile devices.

So Hurry up, read the rules, drop a comment to enter this contest.

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