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Finding the Real Value of Social Media for Web Designers

A few years ago, social media was the apple of every marketer’s eye. It was supposed to boost our businesses and provide a whole new level of engagement with potential…

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Beyond Money: The Hidden Benefits of Web Design Projects

Not all website design gigs are created equally. The truth is that they will all vary in terms of compensation, scope and the overall experience you have. But just about…

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20 Free Elegant Script Fonts for Designers

These free script fonts are a great way to add character and elegance to your designs that will allow you to convey many different emotions.

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Areas to Be Proactive with Your Web Design Clients

We talk about it all the time. Being a web designer is about more than just clean code and pretty graphics. There are a number of other roles we play….

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Things That Will Scare Your Web Design Clients

Dealing with concerned clients can be a challenge for numerous reasons. I liken it to running around with a fire extinguisher, desperately trying to put out blazes large and small….

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The Emotional Rollercoaster of Being a Web Designer

There are a ton of resources out there to help us learn web design. Whether you want to code like a master or create stunning graphics, the opportunity to sharpen…

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Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Smaller Web Design Projects

By and large, web designers are very passionate about their job. That stands out in contrast to most other industries. But when it comes to the bottom line, web design…

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Tips for Working with Web Design Technophobes

Let’s go out on a limb here and declare that web designers are generally pretty comfortable with technology. We know our way around computers, smartphones and other assorted gadgetry. Our…

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Building Websites with the Future in Mind

Web design is loaded with existential questions. One of the biggest being: Can I build a website today that will still be relevant (in both style and function) tomorrow? The…

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Why You Should Explain Design Decisions to Your Clients

Have you ever found yourself totally in love with a design mockup you created, only to see your client pick it apart? Even worse is when they advocate for changes…

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5 Website-Related Skills Your Clients Should Know

A big part of web design is in implementing creative solutions. One area that requires a lot of attention is in making things easier for clients to manage. This often…

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Preparing Your Freelance Design Business for an Unexpected Absence