New vs. Existing Client – Who’s the important one?

June 29th, 2010 | 8 Comments | Posted in Various

As if running your business wasn’t hard enough before, there will always be some challenges and questions around the choices of new vs existing clients. Who should you spend the most time and money on?

Picture by Colin Adamson

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WordPress 3.0 – Tutorials and Guides to get You Started

June 28th, 2010 | 1 Comment | Posted in Tutorials, Web Design

Just recently, the 3.0 version of WordPress was released. There’s been a lot of buzz around it and we’ve decided to share a few tutorials/guides with you related to some of the new features introduced. This is meant to be of help for those out there that need a kick-start.

Let’s get to it!

Installing WordPress 3.0

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Design and Development For iDevices: A Complete Round Up

June 25th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Tools, Tutorials, Various, Web Design

Apple is all over the web and yours and ours lives too.  The way we viewed web on our iDevices (iPods, iPhones and iPads) has changed recently with the announcement of Apple iPad. As we already know, the iPad and iPhone render web pages very differently. There is no flash involved and everywhere, the flash components are blocked out. This leaves a very little freedom to the flash developers. Another important aspect that remains is the screen size. When you’re on your iPhone or iPad, everything you see is scaled downed to a smaller level. In such situations, the game changes.

Here, in this post, we’ll list out the best resources for designers and developers who want to start designing for the iDevices.

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How To: Deal with different Client Characteristics

June 24th, 2010 | 3 Comments | Posted in Various, Web Design

In this article I’ve written about some of the different characteristics of clients. Some clients are very specifically one type, while most are mixed. It will always be this way, as clients are as different as everyone else. The key is to be aware of the characteristics, and know how you should deal with each one of them. Not all can be treated the exact same way as you will often experience.

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Great Free Photoshop-Files for Your Designer Toolbox

June 23rd, 2010 | 3 Comments | Posted in Aesthetics, Graphics, Inspiration, Photoshop, Resources

In this colletcion we’ve rounded up a nice collection of Photoshop (.psd) files that are shared for free by the authors over at deviantART. These are an excellent way to get inspired – or maybe you’ll find something here than can help you develop your skills. Maybe you have an ad idea that you’d really like to fit inside the screen of a Mac to see what it looks like before spending all those hours of work finishing it?

The possibilities are many and it’s great to see how many choose to share this great pieces of work with everyone else. In addition to this collection – make sure to keep browsing the deviantART-community, as new additions are added daily.

Remember to read the artists comments before implementing these into your work, though many of them are completely free for any use 🙂

iPad Template

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