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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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23 Fantastic Examples of Dark Colors in Web Design

By / Apr 9, 2012 / Inspiration

Back in January we published a list showcasing dark colors in web design and it became very popular. Since a lot of readers asked for more, we decided to put together a new post of similar sites to give you some fresh examples. Choosing to use a dark color scheme in your web design is…

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Inspiration: Type, Colors & Textures from Signs

By / Apr 6, 2012 / Inspiration

I was browsing throughout Flickr looking for some inspiring typography when I found a really cool collection called signs+type. The collection is filled with great photography of signs, and the images are super colorful and inspiring. From great colors and textures to amazing typography and neons, here are a few images to keep you inspired.

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WDL Premium: Web Forms PSDs

By / Apr 5, 2012 / Premium

This week for our WDL Premium Members, we have a set of PSD files with 2 different types of forms, each in 8 different color schemes. The set is from Vandelay Premier and it includes a sign up or registration form as well as a small newsletter sign up form that is intended to be…

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21 Free Textures for your Delight

By / Apr 4, 2012 / Freebies

We do love the work of browsing around to gather nice freebies for our readers. We do that so you know that when you need a new font, texture, psd, etc, you can count on us. Today we gathered some free textures to help you increase your design resource library. Click on the images to…

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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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18 Beautiful Examples of Parallax Scrolling in Web Design

By / Apr 2, 2012 / Inspiration

The parallax effect in web design is something that has gained popularity over the past couple of years. When used properly, it can result in a rich and engaging user experience with seamless navigation. When used poorly, it can result in just a page with a lot of elements moving around and a terrible UX….

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How To Gracefully Fire a Client

By / Mar 29, 2012 / Tips

Clients come in many varieties. Some are thoughtful, professional, cooperative and ALWAYS pay on time. Then there are the other ones. When a client goes beyond “difficult,” to being such a burden on your resources that your other clients suffer, then you may have no choice but to cut the cord. There are many legitimate…

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WDL Premium: Dark Mobile UI Kit

By / Mar 28, 2012 / Premium

For our WDL Premium members, here’s a UI kit containing over 30 user interface elements from WeGraphics. The theme is a dark blue, almost black. It’s incredibly handy to have all of these elements in a single file already designed.

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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!