Advantages and Disadvantages of Self-Publishing

With the use of the Internet, self-publishing has become easier. This article is for writers, illustrators, and almost anyone who dreams of publishing their work. This is a product of my research and understanding of things about self-publishing. I do not have any published material out there that you can buy, at least not yet. … Continue Reading

What You Need to Know About Usability

Having good structure and navigation with poor layout does not provide a bright future for your website or application. However, having good layout design with poor structure and navigation does not provide a future at all. Aesthetics is an important factor, but keep in mind that usability must be number one on your list. When … Continue Reading

How to Take a Sick Leave as a Freelancer

I’m going to let you in on a little secret which will shock, dismay and maybe even anger you. You’re not invincible. Some day or other you’re going to get sick and will be unable to meet a deadline. When that happens, the world won’t fall apart and neither will your or your client’s business. … Continue Reading

15 Most Influential People in Web Design

The web design industry is continuously changing and there are many people who are setting the bar higher every day with their incredible work and contribution to the web design community. Here is a list of just a few of the people who are responsible for changing the meaning of web design with their awesome … Continue Reading

Which Niche Should You Focus On in Design School?

For those of you who aren’t self-taught designers and prefer the rigors of a solid education to jumpstart your career, there are a number of great schools worldwide to receive a thorough education in the design industry. When investing your time and money it’s best to assess each school programs and discover just what area … Continue Reading

A Short Introduction to Reddit

Reddit is a social bookmarking website owned by Conde Nast. It has over 1 billion page views monthly and has more than 600 thousand registered users. It is a multi-channeled website where almost everything that can be talked about has its own channel. Reddit is a place where professionals and experts of different fields of technology … Continue Reading

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The Origins of User Interface Terms

“The way that you accomplish tasks with a product – what you do and how it responds – that’s the interface” – The genius HCI expert Jef Raskin defines an interface this way!” Being a UX Enthusiast working mostly on the web, the web UI terminologies and interactions patterns are obviously a part of my … Continue Reading

Using Social Media To Establish Your Brand Online

Everyone has a brand, including you. You’re a freelancer, that right there is the start of your brand. If you are involved in social media at any level, whether personal or professional, you have a brand. Think about it, every time you interact with someone or say something in public, you’re establishing your brand. Did … Continue Reading