5 Easy Hacks for Designers to Boost Their Personal Brand

Stop procrastinating and get unstuck with these tips to enhance your branding and attract clients. You’re a busy freelance designer. You’re always hustling hard to make sure that your clients are taken care of — a bit too hard, in fact. You consistently deliver amazing design work for your clients, but you’ve been procrastinating on investing… Continue reading 5 Easy Hacks for Designers to Boost Their Personal Brand

What is Shopify?

Shopify is an eCommerce platform for online stores and POS (point of sale) systems for retailers. It includes a huge selection of tools for anyone looking to start an eCommerce business. Arguably it’s not just software; it is a platform, an ecosystem for eCommerce. It differs from self-hosted eCommerce solutions like WooCommerce, Magento, and OpenCart… Continue reading What is Shopify?

Why AI & Automation Are Actually Friends to Design

Artificial intelligence. Just hearing the phrase has been a trigger for many in the technology world since that creepy Haley Joel Osment film circa 2001. But more recently, artificial intelligence and machine learning strike fear into the hearts of skilled workers for an entirely different reason: job security, or lack thereof. Smart-home devices, streaming services, self-checkouts,… Continue reading Why AI & Automation Are Actually Friends to Design

Popular Design News of the Week: July 13, 2020 – July 19, 2020

Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of interest to web designers. The best way to keep track of all the great stories and news being posted is simply to check out the Webdesigner News site, however,… Continue reading Popular Design News of the Week: July 13, 2020 – July 19, 2020

Choosing the Right Platform to Manage Multiple Sites at Once

Do you operate a web development agency? Do you build, launch, host and manage your clients’ websites for them? If you’ve been in this line of work for a few years and are experiencing significant growth in customer volume, then you’re already aware that site design, administration and updates is extremely time-intensive. Working on many… Continue reading Choosing the Right Platform to Manage Multiple Sites at Once

Building Effective Navigation Menus

Designing effective navigation menus should be a core competency of any decent web designer. A good navigation menu will be short, well-organized, sufficiently descriptive and effective at corralling user intent. There no secret recipe involved: it comes down to empathy for the user and understanding of their intentions. Address The User’s Need Before you build… Continue reading Building Effective Navigation Menus

How to get work as a freelance digital designer

Getting started as a creative professional is never easy. Although the market for freelance and independent digital designers is booming at the moment, most newbies still find it hard to get their foot in the door. Here are some of the ways you can get started and find work in the industry: 1. Join an… Continue reading How to get work as a freelance digital designer

12 Easy To Use Logo Creator Tools For Freelancers & Non-Designers

Logo is very essential part for any company, organization, brand, freelancer worker and corporation. But if you are a non-designer and want to create an extra ordinary and amazing logo then you should see this collection. In this post you will find 12 superb, outstanding and easy to use logo creator tools which help you… Continue reading 12 Easy To Use Logo Creator Tools For Freelancers & Non-Designers

It’s Tough Out There: A Look at Brutalism in Web Design

Brutalist websites were thrust into the spotlight recently when Pascal Deville’s brutalistwebsites.com hit Hacker News and went viral. This collection showcases the less warm and fuzzy side of the web–let’s take a look and see if we can pull some inspiration from brutalism. Brutal Buildings “Brutalism” (or “New Brutalism”) is a term which has been rattling… Continue reading It’s Tough Out There: A Look at Brutalism in Web Design

Weekly Inspiration: 15+ Portfolio Building Tools

There are more ways than ever to get yourself (and your work) seen online. Whether yours is a design, illustration, photography, code, or product portfolio, take a look at some of these tools for getting it out there. Dunked Brainchild of Orman Clark and chums, dunked is a platform offering an account where you can upload… Continue reading Weekly Inspiration: 15+ Portfolio Building Tools

20 Beautiful Websites Designed With Squarespace

So much buzz has been going around about Squarespace and how it has changed the way people built their websites. And once you’ve seen some of the websites they power up, you’ll understand why this is so. Squarespace has definitely taken websites to a whole new level, adding emphasis on clean, high quality imagery and… Continue reading 20 Beautiful Websites Designed With Squarespace