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5 Ways Freelancers Can Create a Passive Income

We’ve stopped looking for the Fountain of Youth; admitted that the Holy Grail probably doesn’t even exist. Yet, taking the place of these mythical objects of ages past are the new seemingly unobtainable ideals – one of them being the passive income. All our lives, we’ve been convinced that the

11 Quick Tips for Generating Client Leads

Any successful freelancer knows that the real bread-and-butter projects don’t just fall into your lap, not initially anyway. Once you’re established and have a great website, with an impressive portfolio and high Google rankings, clients will flock to you, but until then, you’ll need to roll up your sleeves and

15 Inspiring Design Blogs You May Not Know About

In the creative industry, there’s nothing worse than losing the drive to work on a project from lack of inspiration. It’s a sort of writers block that all creatives experience from time to time. You’re likely familiar with the feeling: up late staring at a blank screen, whether it’s on

6 Creativity Killers & How to Stop Them

One of the deadliest obstacles a freelancer will face in their career time and time again is the creativity killer: an event or situation that results in the freelancer losing their creativity, productivity, and the odd panic attack or two. Here are six of the most common creativity killers… and

20 Vinyl Banner Samples + Helpful Design Tips

If you look at printed materials on streets, malls or even trade shows, you might observe most are made of vinyl banners. These prints are made of plastic materials, making the results more durable compared to other printed materials. Also, designing them is simple. You don’t always need controversial images

History of Photoshop: Journey from Photoshop 1.0 to Photoshop CS5

‘Photoshop’, today is the most popular and profitable application that supports layers, filters, brushes, text, 3D objects, videos, etc. Photoshop is mainly used for bitmap image and to do image manipulation tasks effectively. At the beginning, Photoshop was known as “Display” to show grayscale images on a monochrome display. In

If Design Blogs Were People, Who Would They Be?

Measuring up blogs against human beings could be dangerous, but what the heck, let’s do it anyway. Late last year Chris Spooner wrote a article titled, “If Design Blogs Were Vehicles, What Would They Be? I thought it would be fun to follow up that post with this one and

Guide to Careers in UX(User Experience) [Infographic]

With more people coming out of tertiary education and on the hunt for jobs, every little piece of advice helps. The UX Careers Guide infographic clearly helps determine a few points about the field: Job descriptions, job responsibilities, job salaries and much, much more. Onward Search did a great job