Why is it Important to Set Your Specialty in Freelance Business

By Arfa Mirza | Posted on 04. Aug, 2011 | Comments

Why is it Important to Set Your Specialty in Freelance Business

Without any doubt designing is a vast field. There is a lot of scope to learn in designing and because of the ongoing developments in the designing field; the horizons of designing are broadening. If you are a freelance designer, you need to have a good knowledge of everything associated with designing. However, defining your specialty is also very important. You might be good at everything but you need to be excellent at a few of them at least. Having a large number of skills is a great way to market yourself in clients but if you won’t mention your specialties you will end up confusing your clients as well. So, in order to excel in the field of designing, learn everything but be a perfectionist at a few specific areas which you would be known for in future.

As a designer you need to understand a few things. Once you will enter in the professional world, you will have to determine who your target audience is. If you are not sure of your best skills, how would you be able to convince a client? Now, you can either identify your own specialty by realizing what you are good at or you can work on learning a skill that you think you might be good at or it maybe of your interest. You want to update and print business cards with information on what areas you are specializing in.

As mentioned earlier, designing is such a vast field that it can leave designers confused. There are designers making calendars, flyers, brochures, postcards, business cards, posters, booklets etc only and there are some designers who design for printing purposes only. Therefore, while you are at work, analyze what you love doing or something you are really good at and adopt it as your specialty. If you are unable to find any area, then chances are that you are already working on your specialty and you just have to realize it.

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Themefuse, One-Stop-Shop for Fabulous WordPress Themes

By admin | Posted on 01. Aug, 2011 | Comments

Themefuse, One-Stop-Shop for Fabulous WordPress Themes

Selecting a theme for your website or blog is one of the most crucial aspects of making a strong base of your online presence. Where WordPress has made content management an easier task for the users, a good and well incorporated theme can act even better. It can give you the liberty to highlight the important aspects of your website or blog and enables your visitors to float through your website smoothly. There are hundreds of websites available on the Internet which are inundated with thousands of different themes.

However, when a person starts looking for a good theme, he often finds himself confused and unsatisfied. Today I am giving out this review especially to cater to those readers who want a all-under-one-roof solution for original WordPress themes and templates. Yes, I am talking about Themefuse, an incredible fusion of usability and aesthetics of WordPress themes.

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Effective Accessibility Tips to Improve Your Blog’s Navigation

By Arfa Mirza | Posted on 29. Jul, 2011 | Comments

Effective Accessibility Tips to Improve Your Blog’s Navigation

When it comes to designing a website, web designer has to keep a lot of things in mind. There are a few less important and a few more important things. Navigation of the website is one of the most important things in website designing. Navigation basically connects you with all the other pages on the website so proper navigation is way too important. This has been the process ever since the websites have been developed. Obviously, with the passage of time, things are changing and new developments in navigation have been made to improve the navigation and provide users with a better website. When you create a design for a brochure printing order you have to think of the readability. Designs for blogs are the same. The navigation needs to be intuitive for the user.

These days website navigation is no longer limited to desktop only. With the advancement in browsers and other technologies, designers have to make sure that their website’s navigation is easy and accessible from everywhere. Be it a mobile user, tablet user or a normal desktop user, as a designer it your responsibility to provide them with accessible and better navigation. Let me simplify it a little more. If you as a visitor are visiting a website, you would want everything to work as it should be working. Broken links and messed up navigation links can really annoy users. Let us take a look at a few accessibility tips for better navigation and these tips have worked for almost every designer.

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40 Useful CSS3 Tutorials Would Help Web Developers & Designers

By admin | Posted on 28. Jul, 2011 | Comments

40 Useful CSS3 Tutorials Would Help Web Developers & Designers

Now days CSS3 and HTML5 have trendy way of development and useful combination of modernizing the way we design websites. We’ve seen most of web designers and developers creating and presenting a notable Cascading Stylesheet technique and helping tools. Some time we paid lot of time into search a useful tutorial for learn about CSS3, we arrange a ultimate list of free CSS3 tutorials and techniques to get maximum advantages in their designing and development needs.

We listing certain useful categories as: top navigation’s, link menus, latest css3 buttons, text effects using css3, image galleries over and done with css3 and alternate animation effects of css3.

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WPFacePages, Incredible WordPress Plugin for Awesome Facebook Pages

By admin | Posted on 27. Jul, 2011 | Comments

WPFacePages, Incredible WordPress Plugin for Awesome Facebook Pages

Facebook is one of the most popular social medium these days used by millions of people in every corner of the world for social interaction, connecting with friends and family, professional networking and most of all, business promotion. Moreover, famous search engines like Google and Bing have also added an element of Social Search to their services which makes it more important to have Facebook Fan Pages. In order to facilitate Facebook integration to a blog or website, I have discovered a comprehensive WordPress Plugin i.e. WPFacePages, an incredible WordPress Plugin for creating unlimited and absolutely awesome Facebook pages.

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100+ Photoshop Backgrounds and Patterns in Shades of Blue

By Tara Hornor | Posted on 25. Jul, 2011 | Comments

100+ Photoshop Backgrounds and Patterns in Shades of Blue

Blue is one of the most popular colors, for design, fashion, and even just simply as a favorite color choice. Maybe the reason that blue is so popular is because of the feelings it evokes. Blue is the color of the sky and water; it is associated with relaxation and calmness, stability and intelligence, and even cleanliness. Many American businesses choose blue for their main brand color, perhaps because of its portrayal of trust.

If you need some blue backgrounds or patterns to add to your own projects, you may be able to find just what you need in the collection below. Each would be beautiful for either web design or printed designs like poster or brochure printing. The best part is that many are free for personal use and a few for even commercial use!

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HostUcan.com – A Web Hosting Search Platform

By admin | Posted on 20. Jul, 2011 | Comments

HostUcan.com – A Web Hosting Search Platform

A lot of the people are running the online business because it is the time of internet and technology so in this regard every business owner has a call for web hosting services. HostUcan.com is one of the leading website which has extremely good features of web hosting in a reasonable amount. The importance of online group of people networking is not secret to web surfers and internet users as well and HostUCan.com is a next generation web hosting search and review display place for all and sundry.

HostUCan.com let loose hosting relevancy analysis instrument to assist people to search out how fine a hosting plan could fit into their hosting desires based on customer reviews. HostUcan.com also provides you free website monitoring services because it’s the outstanding website on the subject matter in favor of web hosting and website monitoring.

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Wonderful Flixya.com – How to Make Money Online

By admin | Posted on 19. Jul, 2011 | Comments

Wonderful Flixya.com – How to Make Money Online

Now a days all and sundry wants to make money or a desire to get revenue from this and that way. Flixya.com presents you a right platform for your desire to get revenue, because Flixya.com is an incredible website which is 100% revenue sharing platform. If you have a want to make money online then Flixya.com is it’s sheer example and it is really trouble-free to understand just you can say flixya.com is a publishing platform and also helpful to make money online. A lot of the people have a desire to make money online but they have no any proper stand nothing to lose sleep flixya.com provides you a right platform for your.The new Flixya.com V3.0 is released three months ago with latest features so, you just have to submit videos, photos & blogs to earn money online. Amazing!

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Intelligent, Fast & Social, the Dolphin Community Software

By Arfa Mirza | Posted on 14. Jul, 2011 | Comments

Intelligent, Fast & Social, the Dolphin Community Software

The importance of online community networking is not secret to web surfers. Human needs of interacting and widening its social interaction horizon has led mankind to advent the wonderful world of online community networking. Especially when it comes to finding a partner or a soul mate, then dating sites are the all time favorite of web users. The unprecedented success of numerous dating websites has brought community software, particularly the dating software in limelight.

Today, web developers from all over the world intend to launch dating sites with incredibly numerous features. But why is it so important to opt for dating software? The answer does not involve rocket science, however; it translates a simple wish of a webmaster to get his hands on such social networking templates that are fully customized with your brand and under your full control. Having ideal community software is not a dream anymore, because BoonEx has introduced Dolphin, technologically advanced, comprehensive and free dating software.

Dolphin allows you to create your own unique social networking, professional networking, media sharing and dating website right away, even if you lack the technical knowledge, huge sums of money and tiring experience of community websites industry.

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Simple Tips to Draw Quality Clientele to Your Doorstep

By Arfa Mirza | Posted on 12. Jul, 2011 | Comments

Simple Tips to Draw Quality Clientele to Your Doorstep

If you have manages to spend some good time is designing industry, you must be aware of the fact that as designers, you have to deal with all sorts of clients. Dealing with higher quality clients is not an issue but if you have to deal with lower-quality clients, you would be torturing yourself. I might be sounding mean, but this is true. Their main focus would be paying you as less as possible and they would want you to put in double amount of effort which is unfair to you as a designer. They would want you to be quick and since they are low quality clients, you will have to create something you don’t want to and something you don’t enjoy either. Added onto this, this would make a bad impression on your portfolio and you would not want that at any cost.

Truth remains, that all the beginners have to suffer this low quality client phase. You may have to rely on designing and printing flyers, brochures, postcards, business cards, posters etc (sometimes even booklets, rack cards and calendars too) initially. However, even if you are starting off, you should look for projects that are offering quality creativity. Do not settle for any less and this is exactly why you need to learn to attract higher quality clients and that too from the beginning. Be creative with marketing efforts. Clever campaigns have used sticker printing and postcard mailings to bring in new clients.

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