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How to Start Your Own Freelance Business

Have you ever wanted to be your own boss? Are you interested in starting a freelance business, but don’t know how to get started? Make the jump to freelancing with the HOW Design University course How to Start Your Own Freelance Business with freelance guru and Marketing Mentor founder Ilise Benun. Register for How...

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Designer’s Guide to Effective and Engaging Online Marketing

Thanks to your creativity and innovation, you’re a pro at design. But how are your skills in designing web marketing campaigns? Learn essential marketing design techniques and get your website on the map using the resources in the Designer’s Guide to Designing More Effective and Engaging Online Marketing Campaigns. This comprehensive guide will help...

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Breakthrough Logo Design and Branding Success

“Company logos which are strategically planned and designed with specific company credibility traits are termed credibility-based logo design. These traits are defined by the company’s expertise and trustworthy dimensions.” – Dr. Bill Haig Dr. William L. Haig first began developing his “credibility-based logo design” strategy in the 1960s while working with legendary designer Saul...

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The iPhone App Design Manual

“Good app design was about more than taking the internet and making it accessible on your phone, it was an art form in its own right.” —Dave Brown As demand for iPhones, tablets and other mobile devices rises, so does the need for web designers who know how to design functional, successful mobile apps....

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Live Design Tutorial: How to Build a Purpose-Driven Brand

Sunny Bonnell and Ashleigh Hansberger, co-founders of the award-winning branding firm Motto, will present a one-hour live design tutorial that discusses their purpose-driven branding philosophy. In “How to Build a Purpose-Driven Brand,” Sunny and Ashleigh will share their approach to purpose-driven branding, and how they have used their unique point of view to build...

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Harness the Power of Adobe Digital Publishing Suite

These days, everyone is using tablets and mobile devices to consume content.  Have you taken steps to ensure that your content won’t get lost in the shuffle?  Adobe Digital Publishing Suite is a great solution for graphic designers looking to transform content into mobile apps that will wow your customers. You can easily take...

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4 Tips for Managing and Leading Creative Teams

I’ve had all kinds of bosses during the last twenty years. Some were great, while others…not so much. As my career progressed and I decided that I wanted to get into management, I naturally thought to myself “When I get there, I’m going to do it better.” Sound familiar? We all think we can...

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DEAL OF THE DAY: How to Run a Successful Freelance Business

Many designers go freelance or set up their own agencies in search of more freedom, more time and more cash. However, in reality many web design businesses are more demanding on their founders than even the most unreasonable boss. Freelancers often work longer hours, take less holiday and have poorer work-life balances than most...