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If you’re a fan of the show Mad Men or have seen the opening, then you’ve seen a motion graphic. Motion graphics were all the rage in the 1960s (hence the look for the Mad Men series set in the advertising field of the 1960s) and were popular in...
Running an ecommerce store is a lot different than running a blog or an affiliate marketing site. The sole purpose of an online store is to make money. As a result, each and every design decision is critical when it comes to converting customers...
The customer is always right? No, not always, especially not when you're a freelancer. Had a bad experience recently? Don't worry, you're not alone. Many freelancers deal with less-than-ideal client interactions that spiral out of control...
A basic WordPress install offers one of the most fantastic blogging experiences available, but with a selective eye for the right plugins, it can easily turn into a really flexible and solid content management solution for an entire website....
Sure, it’s happened to all of us. A prospective client contacts you and something just doesn’t feel right. The hair on the back of your neck stands up, you feel a cold chill in mid July or you just say to yourself, “this person is a wacko!”...
In the densely populated design field, we are always looking for ways to make ourselves stand out from the crowd. Never is this need to stand out from the masses more pressing than when applying for a new job. So here we are going to take a look at...
The web design field has gone through immense advancements and in some cases overhauls over the last decade. These advancements have undoubtedly introduced new technologies and innovations in order to make online consumer experience more...
The law: stuffy, complex and boring. You're a designer; you're bleeding edge; you laugh in the face of 'the rules'; if you wanted to be hemmed in you'd have become a banker. Right? Well if that's the way you think you're heading for a fall. Design...
The success of a business often depends on how easy the shopping mechanism is for the end user. Whether you are selling goods online, or in a conventional store, at the end of it all the payment system has to be hassle-free and easy to use, otherwise...
Working with clients can be tough. There can be a lot of back and forth communication and many requirements. Every client has their different level of standards and can make bouncing from project to project a bit difficult. One client's idea...
Whether you're just starting out or have hit a dry spell, there may come a point in time where you have to find a way to make your money without design clients. Let's face it, the search for clients can be harsh. There are tons of different avenues...
When it comes to printing, whether business cards, posters, greeting cards or invitations, you will invariably be presented with a multitude of mind-boggling options. You can opt for digital, die cut, thermography, lithography — the...