Just like there are different client types, and different people in general – there are a few different types of designers. In this article we will have a look at some of the characteristics of some of these and give you some tips on how to improve. Hopefully you will have a few good tips on how you can become an even better designer when you’re done with this article!Read More
I recently read a forum thread about designers and developers, and the hourly rates they charge. One commenter made a great point, saying that you can start to charge more per hour, if you are more efficient, and faster at producing quality work, as long as quality is not compromised for speed. Apart from practice, how can you actually speed up your coding you may be thinking. Well there are plenty options out there to aid you in doing so.Read More
You know how important getting new clients is for your business. Getting a constant new stream of clients is often the #1 challenge for most freelancers. Unfortunately, most of the advice provided online on this topic is often filled with ambiguity and doesn’t give you clear tips and instructions you can use to start getting web design clients NOW.Read More
There has been almost one million + articles written on making money online. While every niche is filled with more people than it can handle, there is still one field about which people don’t know about .Twitter as a micro blogging service created a revolution in the world of social network, & people started to explore the way to use twitter not just keeping up with friends but to do things like marketing products, making sales, earning money through twitter & lots of other stuff as well. In this post I have shared some of the tips that will help you to earn money using Twitter.
These are some good ways to earn money using Twitter, but I suggest you don’t over do it as you would look like a spammer & no one likes to get spam not even on their Twitter Timeline. So use this method cautiouslyRead More
We’ve talked about freelancing, – what to do and how to do it. In this article we’re gonna have a look at some of your stronger and weaker sides compared to bigger Design Companies. By reading this you’ll get an idea of how you can compete even better and which things to focus on when selling your designs and services to new clients.Read More
All the hype recently has been about Html5, and the new elements it brings to the table for us to use. However, the way I see it, we currently don’t even utilise all that the current version of html has to offer. There are several really useful elements available to use, that make our code more semantic, our website more usable, and in general, everything easier for both us, the coder, and the end-user of our site.Read More
When dealing with different types of clients you can in the worst case scenario sometimes end up with something that is “wrong”. As clients are very different you should make yourself a list of questions that you make sure to ask them, in order to get the best possible end result.Read More
A user script is code written in a programming language that allows you to control a piece of software. Think for example, macro’s in Microsoft Office that help improve your work flow. Well did you know that you can do the exact same thing with your browsing experience, and the websites you view? Well you can, and it’s amazing. Greasemonkey first came around in 2004/05, and its the tool that really threw user scripts in the browser out there. Greasemonkey is a Firefox extension that allows you to write scripts that alter the web pages that you view. It allows you to make web pages more usable, more viewable, fix bugs for yourself; the possibilities are endless.Read More
Coding is a logical process. You want the site or program to do a particular thing. You enter in the commands needed to achieve that end.
Learning to develop websites could be approached just as logically. Languages for the computer could be compared to math classes. You need to learn simple addition before you can even think about calculus. Going into it with the thought of languages building off each other might help you learn the languages more effectively.Read More
I recently wrote about 9 well designed, usable websites, and what makes them great. Gmail, as one of my personal favorites, and a site many people love featured in the list, because I think it really is a truly useful, usable website. I was quite surprised to see in the comments a number of people saying that they simply couldn’t agree with Gmail as a pick.
This leads to the issue of finding a subjective method for deciding which webmail system is best. How? Read on to find out.Read More