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As a web designer or business owner, you’ve probably seen it all when it comes to novice web design creations. On the one hand, it’s understandable that small-business owners need to stay within budget while getting their online business up and running. What they don’t understand is that sometimes the shortcuts that save money in the short-run end up costing a lot more down the line. These five web design mistakes are ones you can present to potential customers when trying to help them understand why it’s worth their while to pay for your services. In the end, having a [&hellip

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Ever had an idea for a web or mobile app that always remained an idea, while a similar one was launched, got funded and became the next big thing? We often let our ideas slip away because we don’t think we have the time or the skills to prototype them and validate them with real users. Not being a designer or a developer are definitely limitations, but it shouldn’t stop us from moving forward on an idea. This is what GUIToolkits.com aims to change; it offers a fast and economic way to prototype ideas and test them without having to do [&hellip

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Social media has taken the business world by storm. It has become an essential part of most every business today. It is important for keeping your current clients, reaching out to new clients, and business networking. To be successful in the business world, you must be relevant and up-to-date with social media, and your business card is a great place to start. While business has progressed, the traditional business card has held strong. Businesses now have Facebook pages, Twitter accounts, websites, Instagram accounts, blogs and email addresses. Even with all of these new ways to connect to customers though, business [&hellip

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When it comes to professionally enhancing or manipulating images, Adobe Photoshop is the best tool for digital artists and photo editors. Whether you’re an amateur or an advanced user or a pro, you’ll enjoy to learn new skills. There are thousands of creative and amazing photo effect tutorials around the internet. This is a compilation of 10 amazing photo effect tutorials you’ll most likely bookmark

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As Halloween is getting closer, we thought it’s a good time to dive into Photoshop and become creative. We have selected some design resources for your Photoshop work. First, there are few tutorials that might inspire you to get creative with faces. Then we have collected brushes with typical elements that will come in handy for your Halloween designs

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Every creative artist working in the digital media world should have his own portfolio site! This is not only true for freelancers looking for new clients, or students who look for an employer…but also for artists that are currently employed in a studio or agency.   Freelancers: If you are a freelancer, student or temporary unemployed, your potential clients or employers need to be able to see your work and get in touch with you. Show the world how good you are and what you are capable of doing. Further down you’ll find a lot of examples of great portfolio [&hellip

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