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6 Tips Freelancers can Learn from Beggars

Living in South Africa, we come across beggars everyday of our lives. I classify beggars as people that constantly keep asking you for things; food, money, clothing etc. It doesn’t matter where in South Africa you go you will most likely see more than a 100 beggars a day, simply

The Meaning Behind RSS

Everyone in the blogging industry has heard of the word RSS,  but do they know what it actually stands for? I bet a lot of people don’t know what the real meaning behind RSS is. They just see it as a simple address to use for reading the blog in

Managing Your Finances as a Freelancer in 7 Simple Steps

At all stages in the freelancer’s career it is essential to manage finances to get the most out of self-employment. For people with creative leanings, finances and accounting may seem like daunting aspects of becoming one’s own boss. Below are simple steps, including useful applications and information resources, to help

5 Freelance Myths Busted From the Start

I was watching Mythbusters on TV the other night, where  Jamie mentioned that you could actually think of a myth for every single thing in the world, My thoughts immediately turned to Freelancing. After quite a bit of thought I compiled a list of 5 Freelance Myths Busted straight from

Article Promotion, Is it Really Worth it?

I have finally written my last words for the article, it is now completed. Time to setup the tags and then publish my post. I am not even going to schedule it because I’m so excited to promote it. 1 Hour later with a couple of Social Media Sites, Emails,

2010 – Bauforum Heavy Equipment Calendar

Its always great seeing some effort being put into making calendars for the new year. This one especially attracted my attention because I love construction equipment. Bauforum has created a Heavy Equipment Calendar for 2010 and has done a outstanding job with it. They have not only succeeded in making

Drawing In Today’s Digital World

One of the first elementary tendencies kids acquire is to pick up whatever we find and use it to draw. Unfortunately, what we choose to draw on might end up being the wall or furniture, yet there’s a fortunate possibility that our illustration might make it onto paper. Now here’s

Pre Print Basics: Generating Originals

Welcome to my first guest post here at Creativeoverflow. Today we are going to talk about some pre print stuff, generating originals. As you can imagine there are a lot of things involving the creation of originals, pixel images, text, vector and/or bezier curves based images, more or less. In this

4 Quick & Easy Design Theory Tips

Oftentimes you can create a snappy design that just doesn’t seem to work – it looks nice and all, but there’s something about it, something you just can’t quite put your finger on, that stalls it dead in it’s tracks. We’ll explore four areas that may just solve the problem…