A Freelancer’s Guide to Finding New Clients

A Freelancer’s Guide to Finding New Clients

If you have made the leap of faith to hang your own shingle and become a self-employed freelance web designer, you have taken the first step towards creative and financial independence. The most difficult part of your new endeavor is going to be pounding the p...

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The Evolution of Web Design in the Corporate World

The Evolution of Web Design in the Corporate World

The relationship between web designers and the corporate has only existed since the introduction of the Internet to the public in the early 1980s. In the early years, not much was expected from the design of a website because no one seemed to be focused on the...

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Selling Your Design Concept

Selling Your Design Concept

As a digital professional, one of the biggest obstacles you will face is presenting your web designs and convincing the powers to be that it’s the right output. We all have different tastes. We know what we like and more importantly, we know what we don&...

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5 Relationship-building Tools for Web Designers and Web Developers

5 Relationship-building Tools for Web Designers and Web Developers

If you have ever worked as part of a development team, you have probably encountered the tenuous nature of the relationships that some web designers and developers try to maintain. It’s difficult to get great creative minds to think alike. Still, it is n...

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Designing for Effective Onboarding

Designing for Effective Onboarding

No matter how visually appealing your web design might be, there has to be something in the design that creates a desire for viewers to return. Your clients are looking for more than cool bells and whistles. They are looking for a website or mobile app that cr...

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Developing Your Own Web Design Style

Developing Your Own Web Design Style

As a web designer, you have every right to consider yourself an artist. While Rembrandt painted on canvas and John Lennon created with a guitar, web designers create with the most advanced tools technology can provide. With those tools, you can go out and crea...

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Web Designing for Kids

Web Designing for Kids

While much of your design focus is being directed at websites and apps for teenagers and adults, there’s a whole other group of possible users who need to be considered. The task of designing a website for children 12 years old and under offers unique ch...

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Piggy-Backing on Established Platforms

Piggy-Backing on Established Platforms

With so many well established web platforms already on the market, it doesn’t always make sense to try to reinvent the wheel. When the best-selling author Sangeet Paul Choudary wrote books like ‘Platform Revolution’ and ‘Platform Scale’, he spent...

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Helping You Distinguish Between a Brand and a Logo

Helping You Distinguish Between a Brand and a Logo

As web designers, it’s important that we completely understand the environment we work in. One of the most common mistakes made by beginning web designers relates to using the terms logo and brand interchangeably. In fact, these are two entirely different co...

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Dealing With Negative Input From Clients and/or Bosses

Dealing With Negative Input From Clients and/or Bosses

No matter how talented and skillful you are as a web designer, you’re gonna encounter clients and/or bosses who come back with negative input or comments related to some of your work. The secret to handling negativity is to keep yourself centered and emb...

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