Win Five Free jQuery Image Galleries from TN3Gallery

Once Again, we’ve got something special for our community. InstantShift again came up with cool freebies giveaway as promised. This is our way of saying thanks to our readers for being part of the iShift community and helping us make it to where we are right now.

Win Five Free jQuery Image Galleries from TN3Gallery

This time we’re pleased to announce our latest giveaway where you all have a chance to win five cool PRO license for Single site from TN3Gallery.

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

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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 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.

How to Become a Successful Freelancer

Being a freelancer is a great opportunity that allows you to shape and customize your ideal work style. Here is a look at some things you can learn to help make your work more enjoyable and profitable.

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Everything You Need to Know About Follow-Ups

In general, people have long been ignorant of the practice of following-up, even while this highly important phenomenon is part of our everyday life. Oddly still, our very nature seems to prefer to ignore its usefulness. Whether you have promised a client, customer or supplier something or promised your partner a romantic dinner four weeks ago, the role of following up must not be underestimated. If neglected, you could end up earning a reputation as unprofessional or be bashed by your partner.

Everything You Need to Know About Follow-Ups

On the other hand, if you are impeccable with following up on your commitments, you will find yourself heading towards a successful career.

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Professional Practices They Don’t Teach You In Art School: Networking – Why It IS Who You Know!

I fully admit to the utter truth in the saying, “it’s not what you know, it’s who you know that counts.” Well, mostly. Before you slash your wrists because you think you don’t know enough people to find work, let me assure you it’s never too late to start what they call, “your network.”

Professional Practices They Don’t Teach You In Art School: Networking – Why It IS Who You Know!

Network” is just a fancy word for people you know and to whom you are connected. People who follow you on Twitter are “in your network.” On LinkedIn, they list a number of people “in your network,” even though you are not first level connections. Are these people important to you? Of course! They at least have some level of connection to you – more than strangers on the street.

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Freebie: 40+ Awesome Textured Icons

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 continue our grateful attitude to our readers and community in general, we are glad to release yet another high quality textured icon set designed exclusively for iShift readers by Gopal Raju, a web designer and developer from India.

Freebie: 40+ Awesome Textured Icons

This icon set includes total 44 textured icons, which could be very useful for any website in PNG version.

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