Living a Full Life as a Freelance Web Designer with Brian Hoff

There are many people out there who want to become freelance web designers. However, freelancing is not all rainbows and unicorns, since you have to promote yourself, get clients, manage those clients, and, of course, get things done. That’s not even mentioning more subtle issues, such as finding the right life/work balance , which can be very … Continue Reading

How to Talk to Clients if You Want to Get Hired

The days when blogging was just a hobby of teenagers are gone; now, even entrepreneurs want to have their own blogs, but do you know how to talk to clients? What does this mean to freelance web designers? It means that there are a lot of people out there who are willing to spend money on … Continue Reading

Homer Simpson’s Guide to Dealing With Difficult Clients

Experience is needed to avoid dealing with difficult clients, something that not many freelancers have. How would you deal with impossible clients, or con artists or scammers? What would Homer do? For every article about how fun it would be to be a freelance web designer or developer, there is about ten more articles saying … Continue Reading

Dont Be a Bad Designer And Dont Make These Mistakes

Do you want to have a little fun and learn what mistakes some bad designers are making that you shouldn’t? This post is not for the faint of heart! Web design has become a popular topic, there are a lot of guys changing careers or just starting out to as a web designer, and many … Continue Reading

WordPress Plugin Development from Scratch, Part 4/4: Settings Page

Welcome to the final part of our tutorial series on WordPress Plugin Development for Designers. In the last three parts, we discussed the importance of plugins for you as designers and identified a basic structure for design based plugins while integrating a jQuery slider into WordPress. Today we are going to complete the basic structure … Continue Reading