Tag: How-To

Freelancing

How to Stay Productive While Working Remotely

It’s part-amusing, part-infuriating to read articles about remote work productivity that talks about transforming your work area at home into an office-like cubicle. This type of how-to articles mostly implies that the only way to be productive while working remotely is to mimic an office ambiance at home or wherever you are. While having your…

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Design

6 Mistakes to Avoid in Your Newsletters’ Design

How many newsletters have you received today? How much time have you spent checking each? I bet someone’s work went straight to the trash after you gave it a few seconds chance. Heartbreaking. Someone gives you the same amount of attention with the newsletter you spent hours creating. The question is how many of your…

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Design

How To Get Ahead In Graphic Design – Top Tips From Creative Directors

The Dots held a Graphic Design Portfolio Masterclass at the world's largest independent design consultancy - Pentagram. This was to give talented budding Graphic Designers the opportunity to have their portfolios reviewed by Pentagram Partners and a handful of the UK’s top Creative Directors, Art Directors and Heads of Design. During this time, The Dots…

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Infographics

How to Boost Inspiration at Home: Workplace Organization

Are you looking for inspiration? Work freelancing means to be in a process of self-development, trying to manage your workflow daily; and it is not that easy without inspiration. Here's what I mean: if you are inspired, you start working more productively. Of course, you can read some successful stories, quotes, or drink your favorite…

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Photography

How to Shoot an Outdoor Portrait

There are many different ways to take a picture, shoot a portrait, snap a shot. Whatever you want to call it, there are a variety of techniques to use when capturing the perfect shot. Looking to utilize Mother Nature's splendour for the right image? Shooting an outdoor portrait gives the photographer even more options. While…

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Business

4 Practical Ways to Make Your Brand Standout

Brand awareness is an important factor that can bring huge impact to your business. It is when you are building your business identity to let consumers known that your business exist. Brand awareness is an essential marketing aspect that every business, especially start-ups and SME, needs to master in order for their business to be…

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Self Development

How To Develop 5 Positive Traits for Happiness

Your happiness is, above all other things, your most important asset. Truly happy people are more successful in their career pursuits, have better relationships, and are in better health. This is because happiness leads to motivation and motivation drives success in these three areas. The challenge is becoming a happy person. There are two important…

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Video

10 Eye Opening Logo Design Tutorial Videos

In the competitive world we have today, making a mark and being recognized means a great deal! There are a lot of brands out there, and being one of the brands which people can easily recall can have a positive impact on your reputation. If you’re a business owner or perhaps a graphic artist assigned…

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