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40 New Dribbble Freebies Published in 2012

By / Apr 18, 2012 / Freebies

The community of designers over at Dribbble are always happy to release new freebies to the public. It’s such a populated network that it can be frustrating to browse through all the newest shots looking for hidden gems. Thankfully I keep up with all the latest submissions and have put together a wonderful showcase of…

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Focus On: Social Media Badges and Viral Marketing

By / Apr 10, 2012 / Tips

There is a lot of talk about Internet marketing and the new era of social media. It is now easier than ever before to create accounts on many infamous social websites to build up your own brand. But this technique requires strategy and a bit of insight into the WWW community.

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Tips for Planning your own Design Studio

By / Apr 3, 2012 / Tips

Getting started in freelance web design is an exhilarating process. Along with the added stresses of daily work you actually become your own boss, set your own hours, and even choose who you will work with. It’s truly a great way to earn a living!

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Freelance Guidelines for Getting Paid on Time

By / Mar 27, 2012 / Tips

The lifestyle of a freelancer can be very hectic at times. You have to juggle multiple projects and meetings with clients all to make sure your bills are paid. And the only way you’re going to keep ahead is by managing your money properly!

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Creating a Productive Home Office Setup

By / Mar 14, 2012 / Tips

Working from home is like playing a whole different ball game than at the office. You’re always around the house and prone to distractions such as dishes or phone calls. Because of this it’s important to have a room you can feel productive working any hour of the day.

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45 Mind-Blowing Dribbble Illustrations

By / Mar 7, 2012 / Inspiration

The designers on Dribbble are some of the most talented people from all around the world. I have found some insanely great works of art in dozens of areas including web, print, branding, and logo design. But one of my favorite artistic categories is illustration work.

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Blending Ads into your Website Layout

By / Feb 29, 2012 / Tips

Advertising is the age-old medium which has been transformed via the Internet. Ads can be served on websites in different ways than TV or radio shows. Google AdSense is the most notable company, although there are plenty of alternatives to consider. Not to mention the growing popularity of in-video ads!

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The Popular Rise of Mobile Studios

By / Feb 22, 2012 / Tips

Savvy tech consumers are slowly adapting to a world where smartphones and tablet PCs are commonplace. With these new devices comes a revolution of mobile software which we have never seen before. Mobile dev studios are popping up everywhere to showcase and market their latest app ideas.

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How To Determine What Your Clients Really Want

By / Feb 14, 2012 / Tips

The world of freelancing is host to many complicated skillsets. Artists and graphic designers are constantly trying to match their talents with the numerous demands pouring out from clients. Project work can be exhilarating, yet also very stressful if you aren’t prepared.

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Keeping Yourself Motivated Throughout the Workday

By / Jan 31, 2012 / Tips

Centering your attention throughout the workday can be a difficult process. You need to truly love your work and cherish the time you spend. Unfortunately not all of us can feel this way 100% of the time.