“Never judge a book by its cover” and “never judge an article by its headline” are the two sayings I’m guilty of not obeying, especially when looking for something to read without really knowing what to read.
People go to blogs without knowing exactly what to expect. They are there to look for brain foods, our job is to get them to bite our bait through headlines. Keep in mind that websites like Digg, Designbump, Delicious, and many others will only display your headlines (or a sentence or two) making it more prone to be ignored if you do not read this post carefully. Promise!
First off let’s talk about the types of headlines that we usually see.Read More
Negative space is an important element in making website layouts and logos although it is very tricky to combine negative space in designing but once you are able to do it, it is not something to be overlooked or avoided. I usually call it white space, and to be honest many new designers usually make a mistake of creating chunky websites with too much information in it and without any spacing.
But believe me spacing does wonders, for even young designers – you can look professional quickly with minimal website..just put less content use negative space and you’ll be more successful than others starting just out.Read More
The main most important design aspect of any e-commerce website would be product photography. Being unable to touch, smell, taste and hold, alternatively handle the product they find interesting, the closest interaction the client could get are the images. Basically, the softer, tastier, flashier and more attractive your products look to shoppers, the more confident they’ll feel about purchasing from you and the better your conversion rate will be.
Knowing how deceivingly great product photos can look , keep in mind that your images should complement your website’s overall aesthetic and your company’s image. Let’s start with a few great examples of how online retailers have incorporated best quality product photos onto their websites and focus on images of actual items, rather than models, events or landscapes.Read More
Freelancers, to be successful, should always be updated about what is happening in the world. This leads to hours of reading news and blogs with the occasional checking of e-mail and social networking websites.
Often, many freelancers tend to work for longer hours, habitually this may lead to mental fatigue. Mental fatigue means living your days at work like a zombie. You do not function, thinking becomes extremely hard, all you want to do is lie down and rest all day. Aside from the inside effects, physical performance is also affected greatly.
Remember the saying “what the mind conceives, the body achieves” ? As always let us first find out what causes information overload.Read More
Psychological approach is also an effective strategy being used in business. Learning how to read the clients’ personality can give you advantage. This way, you will know how and in what way to approach them with your marketing strategies. You will be able to handle and build a good professional relationship with your clients.Read More
Many times you should have experienced bursts of creative ideas, of things you want to do and for the world to see just after the lady of your dreams accepts you as her man. Happy moments give birth to extraordinary ideas, of things one can’t hope to have when lonely and sick.
“Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.” – Benjamin FranklinRead More
Myths arises because of poor knowledge about things. Some myths are exaggerated claims, others bear truth in them, and others are just plain myths that needs busting. Below is a list of top myths that envelopes some truth in them and how freelancers make them into reality.
Before you go on reading, take note that this is a subjective view of the myths as heard from the people I know who have received the following remarks. Feel free to agree or disagree in the comments below.Read More
Inspiration is a very broad word to begin with, since it can be a lot of things. It can be things that make you happy, sad, scared, angry, excited – anything you can feel that works up your creativity and tickles your imagination. It can also be someone who gives you motivation in life – idols, loved ones or simply people you look up to. Being inspired is always a good thing especially to those in the field of art and design.
When people search for inspiration they wander around and look for that something that gives impact. Something mind-blowing and takes your breath away.Read More
There are two types of failures in freelancing that anyone can experience, failing on meeting the requirements set by the client and failing to find one. For beginners in the universe of freelancing, readiness is always an issue. For successful freelancers, there is always the fear of losing it all because of a simple mistake or because of the tight competition, clients can choose another freelancer who can do better.Read More
Working on a logo project sometimes can be challenging especially when you are working on a fresh start up companies who needs an identity for their product or company. Despite the process of how a logo is being created, in this post we are going to learn on how to create a logo guideline for your client based on the logo you have designed and approved by them.Read More