I’ve recently been working on a new website for a very large organization. The organization is made up of numerous policy teams who are all tasked with keeping different topics of interest up to date. The one downfall of this is that each policy team considers their content to be the most important. This has led to every new section being given to us with the instruction of “making it more prominent”.Read More
Web design, like every other form of design is ever-changing! Web designers thus need to be updated with the latest trends to be able to design creative websites. Web design has seen the emergence of new trends and new ideas in last few years. There was also the addition of website interactivity to web design. Newly designed sites are inclined towards displaying their content in an interactive way. Their focus while designing websites is beyond a creative canvas; it is more about attracting users and getting a user engaged on the site.Read More
Wanting to be a freelancer? – there are many things you need to be aware of. In this article I will list many things for you to think through and consider before jumping into the freelance business. I hope this list will be a valuable tool for you to evaluate the current situation and being prepared for possible challenges along the way.Read More
We have heard of the code ninja or samurai designer but today’s article will introduce you to becoming a designer with a different perspective; the ways of the design commando. We can learn plenty from the spirit and code commandos live by. Learning to apply the best of these qualities to the lifestyle and attitudes a designer should have, you can become a design commando as well.Read More
Blogging has been growing in popularity since a couple of years. It started out as a way for people to publish their thoughts online, and for others to comment on them. What started as a few sentences of thought and personal opinion has evolved into thousands and thousands of articles and posts about anything. As blogging continues to become more advanced, the advertising and marketing world has tapped into its potential.
Most Internet Marketers suggest you to put up adverts on your site to make money, but such solution needs a good blog traffic, and frankly in my experience there are many better ways to make money. So in this article I will be talking about the best ways a blog can make money.Read More
I will keep repeating how important is to plan your webdesign, sitemaps, draw flowcharts,wireframes before even start to do actual functional and design planning! Since I am deeply researching this topic myself, this time I found the most popular wireframing software available.
Just 3 of tools I found were free, but every tool has free trial or basic plan so you can definitely try and test it yourself for one time projects.Read More
As said in part one of this article, contracts are one of the most vital and misunderstood tools of the freelancers arsenal. Here in the fifth installment of the Client Tactics Series, we will look at schedules in contracts between a freelancer and his clients.Read More
Hello friends! I don’t think we need an intro to the legendary tool, which has celebrated its 20th birthday last month, since its release, in 1990. Let it be designing those inviting little ad banners, to the finest of hand-crafted webapp UIs, PHOTOSHOP have a special place in a web-designer’s heart!
With the bustle of web-designers and photoshopers around the world, every day I feel left behind, seeing the awesomeness in the works of millions of talents out there who manage to outplay me, and as a result, help me rekindle my efforts to learn, every single moment.Read More
In my years of dealing with a variety of different clients, I have noticed one curious trend. It is amazing how many other Web designers have left a bad taste in people’s mouths from previous experiences they’ve had. I think this boils down to two things: lack of experience and lack of awareness.
I want to cover the second point today. As a Web designer/developer, you have an amazing opportunity to shape your clients’ perceptions of what the Internet and online technology can do for them and their business.Read More
Nowadays financial issues seem to be a common problem, with everyone complaining about what difficult situations they’re in and how they have no money. Freelancers face the same problem as all other people. Projects are fewer, payments are very low and the request for work is enormous. To help freelancers in their search for work, here is a list of opportunities for everyone.Read More