[typography font="Droid Sans" size="18" size_format="px" color="#db0b3f"]Investigation into a Freelancer’s Workday Schedule[/typography]

speckyboy.com

Working the realm of freelancing at times can provide a very rough work environment. Long hours in front of the computer, constant e-mail floods, and phone calls from clients all day will tire even Superman. With so much going on it’s all too easy losing focus and becoming distracted.

 

[typography font="Droid Sans" size="18" size_format="px" color="#db0b3f"]5 incredible hosted CMS’ reviewed[/typography]

webdesignerdepot.com

Selecting a content management system on which to run a business website is an important decision. Businesses have needs that are more targeted than individuals, and many of the hosted options available don’t quite fit the bill. Fortunately, there is a range of hosted content management systems that are packed with powerful features. Even better, these hosed platforms tend to be extremely easy to use and quick to develop on.

Before selecting a hosted platform, carefully asses your client’s needs. From there, you can narrow the field until you find a platform that suits the client perfectly. Given the broad range of options available, I have selected five top-tier options to review here.

 

[typography font="Droid Sans" size="18" size_format="px" color="#db0b3f"]A Huge Compilation of 80 Free Illustrator Brush Sets[/typography]

noupe.com

Adobe Illustrator is an indispensable designing tool but at the same time very difficult to master. Having a high quality set of Illustrator brushes always come in handy and always make the designers work a bit easier.

 

[typography font="Droid Sans" size="18" size_format="px" color="#db0b3f"]30 Adorable Wedding Websites[/typography]

slodive.com

As you can see from the title, this time we’ll talk about the marriage and wedding websites. Wedding is one of the most precious and memorable events for every bride and groom.

And when a thousand of things should be done in a short time, every young couple needs some competent help. That’s why there are a great deal of wedding websites on the Internet offering wedding goods and services and giving experienced suggestions concerning how, where and when the wedding ceremony should be held.

 

[typography font="Droid Sans" size="18" size_format="px" color="#db0b3f"]Resources – A/B Testing: How To Split Test 2 Versions Of Your Website[/typography]

thinkdesignblog.com

One helpful and common way to maximize your website’s efficiency – and to ensure the best user experience – is A/B testing, or split testing.  In this technique, at least two versions of your website are presented to users.

Version A is the original control web page, which is likely your current page.  Version B is the alternative page, the one whose features, such as a different layout, headline or color scheme, you are testing.  You can have multiple alternatives; version C would be a different page and so on.  There are rarely more than 10 alternative pages.

 

[typography font="Droid Sans" size="18" size_format="px" color="#db0b3f"]30 Examples Photo Retouching[/typography]

designm.ag

In this post we have collected some awesome examples of photo retouching. Also included are a few tutorials to help you refine your skills.

 

[typography font="Droid Sans" size="18" size_format="px" color="#db0b3f"]WDL Premium: Soft Grunge Photoshop Brushes[/typography]

webdesignledger.com

This week for our WDL Premium Members, we have a set of high-res Photoshop brushes from Vandelay Premier. This pack includes 8 high resolution brushes that are ideal for adding a soft or subtle texture to your work. They were created by blending multiple textures and all have soft edges so they can be used anywhere. The brushes are compatible with Photoshop CS2+.

[typography font="Droid Sans" size="18" size_format="px" color="#db0b3f"]The Clashes between Graphic Designers and Web Developers – A Cold War![/typography]

graphicdesignblog.org

When two minds work on the same task, there is always bound to be a clash of views and opinions….just like the legendary David and Goliathand Tom and Jerry rivalry, Graphic designers and Web Developers also share a similar relationship. Especially when working on a web design project, disagreements are inevitable between the designers and developers.

Being a graphic designer, I have been working alongside web developers for years and this taught me the general points of contention between the two professionals.