[Freebies] “Tweety”- High Quality Twitter Icon Set

Icons are very essential in almost any web project. Effective use of icons can easily help bridge connection between the user and the website. Websites, specially blogs and community sites, normally use icons to add social media links to their site. No matter you hate or love social networking sites, whether you want to add only a service or dozens, they always bring you visitors to your site.

[Freebies] “Tweety”- High Quality Twitter Icon Set

To continue our grateful attitude to our readers and community in general, we are glad to release yet another high quality twitter icon set – “Tweety” designed exclusively for iShift readers by Iconshock.

Tweety, as the name implies, is a twitter icon set. This icon set includes total 10 twitter icons in PNG and Ai versions.

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How to Photograph People Indoors

There are many ways to attack photography and some are much more expensive than others. If you can take pictures of people on black-and-white films by artificial light, you should be able to tackle color portraiture successfully too.

How to Photograph People Indoors

When it comes to creativity then there is no limitation on resources. Here we talking about indoor photography. If you know how to shoot a photo then you can also change something fairly simple to something creative or abstract or otherwise more artistic. You don’t need any special skills for taking such shots. It all depends on the environment and perfect timing.

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The Importance of Setting Short-Term Goals

Remember that anxious feeling you got when you were assigned an essay or project in college, and the crushing pressure to get a good grade? It was never a good feeling, was it? Thinking about the amount of work and data-crunching that would be needed scared the hell out of me. More often than not, students procrastinated until the deadline approached and then rushed through the project, later realizing that their grades suffered as a result.

The Importance of Setting Short-Term Goals

Wondering what this has to do with setting short-term goals? The planning required to complete a research project is comparable to what is required to reach your objectives as a freelancer. Being a freelancer means running a business: you are accountable for both the profits and losses of this business. And setting short-term goals keeps your business on track.

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Freelancing Tips for Building Your Client Base

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.

Freelancing Tips for Building Your Client Base

Freelancers are always in search of some work, so that they can earn something by rendering their services to people from the comforts of their home. Most of us read a lot about productivity, marketing, pricing, customer service, and these aspects of business are all important. But it’s also important to enjoy the work that you do.

Putting most of your focus on acquiring a decent clientele is vital if you want to establish and grow a freelance business.

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70+ Latest Examples of Modern Single-Page-Website Designs

As you’ve already seen in our previous posts about Single Page Website Designs that showcasing your work in single page design is a hot trend now days. It’s kind of ironic to see what designers can do with single pages as modern age designers love to experiment with things and observe how people interact with their work. Even though this is not a common trend to follow but still as the new design styles come up, and as more and more designers notice them and make use of them in their work, this kind of trends emerge.

70+ Latest Examples of Modern Single-Page-Website Designs

In this presentation, you’ll find a variety of highly-creative, beautiful and most importantly inspirational designs which is following the same trend of single page designs.

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Don’t Do TOO Good Of A Job!

Maybe this is happened to you. You’ve really nailed a project. You skip out of the client’s with a big smile because you’ve done the best work you have ever done. Months down the line, you haven’t heard a thing from the client and your emails are either not returned or they have cool salutations and don’t answer your question of when there might be another project. Either you’ve screwed something up or you’ve done such a stellar job that you’ve angered someone who hands out the freelance work. Believe it or not, it may be the latter. It’s not so odd… believe it or not!

Don’t Do TOO Good Of A Job!

One of my clearest examples was a freelance project for a firm that made postcards for the medical profession. Maybe you’ve received one from your doctor or dentist? You know the ones; balloons shaped like teeth or hearts shaped like teeth that remind you it’s time for a checkup. They look like they haven’t changed since 1972 because… they haven’t!

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