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Eric Karkovack (703 Articles)

Eric Karkovack is a web designer with over two decades of experience. You can visit his business site here. Eric is the author of an eBook: Your Guide to Becoming a Freelance Web Designer. He also has an opinion on just about every subject. You can follow his rants on Twitter @karks88.
8 CSS & JavaScript Snippets for Creating Cool Cursor Effects

8 CSS & JavaScript Snippets for Creating Cool Cursor Effects

A collection of eight CSS & JavaScript copy & paste code snippets for creating unique and highly creative cursor effects.

Dealing with People Who Don’t Value Web Designers

Dealing with People Who Don’t Value Web Designers

Even in this high-tech world in which we live, there are still people who think that anyone can build a great website.

Top 50 Free Icon Sets for Web Designers

Top 50 Free Icon Sets for Web Designers

We have curated the 50 best free icon and glyph sets for you, covering the currently most popular web design trends, styles and niches.

You Don’t Have to Be an Expert to Launch a Freelance Career

You Don’t Have to Be an Expert to Launch a Freelance Career

Many years ago, I had a dream. It was to become a fantastic web designer. From there, I would launch a freelance business and find immediate success. Ah, the joys…

The Web Has an Outdated Software Problem

The Web Has an Outdated Software Problem

On the web, things don’t go away so much as they fade into the background. As quickly as new tech arrives, the old continues to lumber along in the shadows.

What to Do When a Client Tries Your Patience

What to Do When a Client Tries Your Patience

We take a look at some scenarios where patience between a designer and client is called for, and when it’s time to say “enough.”

The Web Design Concepts That Were Ahead of Their Time

The Web Design Concepts That Were Ahead of Their Time

Hard as it may be to fathom, the web has been a part of our world since CERN placed it into the public domain in 1993. And if you were…

8 CSS & JavaScript Snippets That Celebrate Retro Computing

8 CSS & JavaScript Snippets That Celebrate Retro Computing

A collection of CSS and JavaScript snippets that celebrate retro computing. The Commodore 64, the original Mac, Windows 95, and much more.

Those Things That Can Come Back to Haunt Web Designers

Those Things That Can Come Back to Haunt Web Designers

So many problems can be prevented by avoiding lazy practices. By weighing the potential consequences of a web project could save us from many issues.

Tips for Taking Event Registrations on Your Website

Tips for Taking Event Registrations on Your Website

Online event registration has become a popular feature in web design. But, before you start taking online registrations, read our tips for choosing the right tool.

The Grumpy Designer Asks: Are You Tired?

The Grumpy Designer Asks: Are You Tired?

Let’s talk about the pressures we face as freelance web designers, and maybe we’ll find some healthy ways to cope with them.

The 5 Traits of an Ethical Freelance Web Designer

The 5 Traits of an Ethical Freelance Web Designer