19 Carefully Picked Coding Editors To Choose From

Great coding software to help in daily development process can be irreplaceable tool – bad software can lower your work efficient stage so badly, you would even don’t want to hear my experiences. For example – Dreamweaver, try to write there any code in Design view, you will get so dirty code, that you will have to spend … Continue Reading

Spring Cleanup: 30 Must Do Tasks for Freelancers and Creatives

The spring is a great time, isn’t it? :) At my house I always spend a lot of time cleaning the house, washing windows and doing some extra cleaning after a long winter. As a freelancer/creative I’ve started a tradition on cleaning up in my computer-related things this time of year as well. Except this, … Continue Reading

Understanding SEO Importance for Your Website Productivity

First of all, for those who don’t have a clue about SEO practice should understand that SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is actually more than just a simple technique to increase traffic and sell products or services. In fact SEO represents a science. The most important and effective science existing on the internet. Of course, SEO … Continue Reading

What Bloggers Can Do With Their Old Designs?

Redesigning is kind of new trends with blogs. As Smashing Magazine, Mashable &  larger number of other blogs are redesigning their blogs with some stunning new looks & user experience. I noticed that old design of these blogs was also good & that made me think that people can use their old designs in more … Continue Reading

94 Interviews With 39 Designers, Developers And Bloggers

Have you ever wondered about secrets of becoming succesful on design world? Interviews with your fuglemans will show you a little part of each of their success story and help you understand their successes. Maybe you’ll be able to learn from their mistakes and adapt your work and aspect?  Be sure to read some of … Continue Reading

1STWD March 2010 Features: Top Design Links And News

As you may notice 1stwebdesigner has started to change a lot throughout past few months. We will also start to cover Design Community news and do monthly (maybe weekly in future) reviews of top design links, articles, websites. Now you may find it all only by reading your feed regularly, checking Twitter daily and being … Continue Reading

Pros and Cons of Freelancing: A Passion or a Profession?

First of all we need to know what a freelancer is and what “freelancing” means? A freelancer is usually a self-employed person who works as a web designer, developer, content writer or even a blogger. More precisely, he contracts a small/medium (rarely large) task from various clients and receives money when the work is done. … Continue Reading

5 Simple, Yet Effective Online To-do Apps to Get Stuff Done

I’ve decided my primary focus this year to be on improving my productivity. Almost 4 months have passed. Lots of lessons learned. One of them was: do not make things complex if they can be kept simple. Same with to-do lists. Below you have 5 very simple, yet powerful online to-do tools you might find … Continue Reading

April Fools Day – Don’t Get Fooled!

April, april! I tried to trick my colleague, then few of my friends and I understood I am too honest person to try to evil trick somebody! Only thing I tried on Twitter was –  to tell everybody I will give up on this site and put it on sale on Flippa.com –seeing my daily … Continue Reading