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Branding and Design for the Internet Browser

The Internet browser, long the workhorse of the computer, had the visual appeal of a mule. Today’s browsers offer such flexibility that no one needs to live with an ugly browser again. Plus, with the adoption of “app marketplaces” across...

iPad 2 Giveaway with Punchtab

UPDATED: Thank you to everybody who participated, and congrats to George Saund for winnig the shiny new iPad 2! Guess what? Inspirationfeed and Punchtab have teamed up for an incredible giveaway! Many of you have beed supporting us for quite sometime,...

Review: DesignContest.com Not Your Typical Crowdsourcing Site

Economic downfalls in the last decade saw a huge increase in the need for high quality graphic design at affordable prices. Crowdsourcing and spec design has quickly become the design industry’s answer to clients’ need for creative design coupled with...

Why Forums are a Freelancers Best Friend

Freelancing on the Internet is supposed to be something that anyone on this planet that has a computer and solid writing skills can do. Even though this is somewhat true, it also somewhat untrue. Let me explain. The Internet has...

What does the color of your website say about you?

If you have ever designed a website, chances are you’ve put a lot of thought into layout, text, and navigation. But there is another important element of a successful websites that even an amateur web designer needs to take into...

Branding for Beginners: Where to Start

Strong brands stick around! According to a 2003 study by Business Week magazine, over 30 percent of the world’s leading brands were developed before 1900! Coca Cola (Founded in 1892) GE (Founded in 1876) Citibank (Founded 1812) HSBC (Founded 1865)...

How Web Designers Should Use Twitter (Properly)

As a freelance web designer, a main portion of your business activities must revolve around connecting with those who are most likely to buy your applications or become future clients. The best way to do this in today's interconnected online...

How To Say No to Your Clients

The well-known saying ‘the customer is always right’ may work well in retail (to a certain extent), but it is far from the truth in the web design world. Of course, saying no clients can be a scary prospect. But...

SML, the New Facebook Markup Language?

Social Markup Language (SML) is the latest markup language for Facebook developers and marketers. SML generates HTML and Javascript codes on the hosting server, enabling developers to save time, work with greater efficiency, and increase productivity lost upon re-coding apps...