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How to Design a Kick-Ass Facebook Fanpage

Posted in Web Design4 years ago • Written by 37 Comments

While a personal profile can only get so much attention, a Facebook Fanpage allows you to expand your reach and your profile’s capabilities. While a business profile is ok, a fanpage for your company, business, service or product is the best approach on Facebook since a fanpage has significantly more options and is more flexible than a simple profile.

For this tutorial we’ll assume that you have a freelance service (and a product) which you want to advertise on Facebook. We won’t cover Facebook ads here, only the design and structure of a fanpage which will get people interested in your product and services.

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5 Advanced Google Tricks to Help You Become a Better Web Designer

Posted in Web Design4 years ago • Written by 8 Comments

You can use some simple Google tools in very creative ways, as well as use some more advanced ones to:

  • find high-quality tutorials for any web design software tool, and find them easier and faster
  • find decent alternatives for the current web design software you’re using
  • search for what Spanish (or <insert your favorite nation here>) web designers are talking about

…and much more! You’ll learn all of this in the text below. I’ll use specific examples to illustrate my points, but that doesn’t mean you can’t use your own examples when you understand the points. So let’s get started, shall we?

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SEO Matters:How to Get Ranked for Your Website Name

Posted in Web Design4 years ago • Written by 21 Comments

There’s a lot of advice out there on how to get ranked for some competitive keyword terms (like weight loss, credit cards and so on). What about first ranking for your websites name (if you have a new site)? If you create 2ndwebdesigner.com, for example, that doesn’t mean you’ll be #1 for ’2ndwebdesigner’ or ’2nd web designer’ immediately! Why?

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5 Killer Ways to Streamline your Coding Efficiency

Posted in Web Design4 years ago • Written by 10 Comments

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.

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Freelancers: How to Get New Clients For Your Web Design Business

Posted in Web Design4 years ago • Written by 16 Comments

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.

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Making Money Online:How To Earn Money From Twitter

Posted in Web Design4 years ago • Written by 4 Comments

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 cautiously

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6 Link Building Tools for Better Online Visibility

Posted in Freebies4 years ago • Written by 11 Comments

Link Building Tools for Better Online Visibility has its own magical combination. When you create an authentic piece of content, it will bring value and worth to your company, and it will also attract many links over the course of internet time. Every online business person wishes to recognize Link Building Tools for Better Online Visibility. Applicable links will include articles that are very well-rounded and deeply researched. They will often resemble newsworthy posts or other helpful tools that will attract even more links as your business goes on.

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The Complete Beginner’s Guide to User Scripts

Posted in Web Design4 years ago • Written by 7 Comments

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.

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6 Killer Text Replacement Tricks to Improve your Typography

Posted in Freebies4 years ago • Written by 16 Comments

Typography has long been a large part of graphic, and web design. In the past though, web design has had to suffer typographically, with any text that was wanted in a non web safe font (a font already stored locally on users computers) had to be rendered as an image; not exactly brilliant for the user interface department. Font’s like Lucida Grande, Helvetica and Myriad Pro were as exciting as it got. Not any more though.

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How to Show Your Clients That You’re Serious!

Posted in Web Design4 years ago • Written by 20 Comments

When you’re working as a freelance designer, there’s a good chance you’re struggling to get new clients. Competition out there is usually hard, and every single thing can count. In this article we’ll have a look at some tips for what you can focus on to show your client(s) or potential client(s) that you’re serious and professional.

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