There’s a famous saying that goes something like this: “You’ve got to spend money to make money.” We sometimes forget this simple maxim in the Information Age, where there is almost always a more affordable option. We can shop online for cheaper toys, cheaper jewelry, cheaper almost anything. Of course, cheaper does not always mean better. Business owners can save big bucks on the internet because it offers a wealth of free resources, if they are willing to put in t
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Let’s be honest, when you see a creative product you tend to mentally kick yourself for not coming up with the idea first. This is definitely true among designers. When you see a beautiful design, you smile and say: “Wow, this is incredible. Why didn’t I think of doing that?” We all get a little jealous inside when we see a great idea. The wrong thing to do is get mad at the people whom came up with that idea. In my life, I’ve experience this first hand. I had a fri
No longer do computer desks have to consist of a flat surface with four legs. Right now is the best time to be alive if you’re an industrial designer. Think about it, you have vast selection of rare and unique building materials available for composing a beautiful desk. Your limit is your own imagination… and sometimes money too. Today we collected some outstanding computer desks to visually stimulate your brain. While most desks below aim for functionality, others tend to
Few Internet conversation held these days do not include that ubiquitous word “bandwidth,” but few people really understand much beyond the general idea that more bandwidth is a good thing. Understanding the definition of bandwidth can help companies and homeowners make better Internet decisions – and understand those Internet conversations better than ever before. Bandwidth Definition There is a general and a specific definition of bandwidth, which is the primary reason that p
I’m sure by know you know that Twitter is a very powerful tool for amplifying your message. The more re-tweets you get, the more people see your content. It’s as simple as that. People often expect other to re-tweet them, but hope without action is a proven method for failure. The following infographic from Quicksprout will show you the art of getting re-tweets. Enjoy!
Creating a website for an event is the smart thing to do. Why? Because people will constantly ask you about the speakers, dates, times, price, programs, attendees, venue, partners, etc. Answering a few small questions here and there isn’t too difficult, however if every single person drowns you in a pool full of questions you’ll get highly annoyed. If you have a website for the event, you can easily refer people to it for more information. If you or your agency recently acquired a co
The first thought that comes to mind is that freelancers are usually stay at home moms trying to earn side income while taking care of the kids. This is very stereotypical, and not true. Freelancing is a misunderstood career choice. The following infographic, based on a recent survey by CreditDonkey, does a great job of painting a picture of the modern freelancer. Enjoy!
Getting traffic to your website isn’t as easy as you think. With millions of blogs on the web, what makes you so special? Why should people listen to you instead of somebody else. Aquiring quality traffic is very hard. But don’t let hard discourage you. It can be done. The entire ‘build it and they will come’ theory is just a joke. Even if your blog publishes some of the best content on the web, how will people find you? Sure you can rank high in the search engines, howev
Church websites no longer have to be ugly. Thank to the WordPress community, we’re blessed to have high quality themes for less than $50. WordPress is one of the most flexible and valuable content management system on the Internet. Creating a website for your church is easier than ever. Most hosting provider now offer a simple one click WordPress install. Once you have WordPress installed, all you need to do is find the right theme. Searching for quality WordPress themes isn
Did you know that over 50% of the World’s population is under 30 and over 30% of world’s population is on the Internet? Stats like these always cease to amaze me. This graphic treat takes a look at how people spend their time online. It breaks down Internet use by population, region, time spent, activities, and much more. I believe this information might be useful for businesses, entrepreneurs, and Internet lovers worldwide. Enjoy!
If you’re a designer looking for some high quality inspiration, you’re in luck! Today we collected 45 beautiful examples of typography design. The following works were crafted by talented designers among our community. Alright enough of me blabbing. Let the designs speak for themselves! Little boy by Heitor Seio Kimura Ain’t nobody got time for that by Sara Eshak I have Loved The Stars Retro vintage radio poster You are more than what you do He Who Sleeps Timber on a Windy
Social change can happen when one person does something to initiate change that others follow in sufficient numbers that a critical mass is reached, at which point enough momentum is gathered for the movement to be self-propelling. That’s the ideal, natural, democratic way that change occurs in human society. Historically the change is long lived and contributes to what is universally deemed to be the continually evolving concept of ‘progress’. Most people, no matter what their
If you’re a young or new entrepreneur, your top priority should be learning from business leaders in your field. How you go about it differs from individual to individual. Some attend business schools, read upon biographies and interviews, attend conferences, or network with like-minded people. The lucky ones are blessed with a mentor who guides them and prepares them for the invariable struggles and success. There are many tools you can use to teach yourself business skills and techn
The Walking Dead is without a doubt one of my top favorite shows. I think AMC is absolutely killing it with their shows. Almost every single show they create becomes successful and they’re a treat to watch. That’s what happens when you have great directors, actors, writers, and costume designer on board. They’ve done a great job of providing quality content and in the end that’s what people truly want. What I love most about the show is the entire feeling of wha
If you’re running a business, overlooking the design of your Facebook fan page isn’t an option. You must have a clean visual presentation of your blog, product, business, etc. By having a beautiful profile and an engaging cover photo, you will stand out from the crowd. I know I constantly say this about everything, however design is essential for your businesses to succeed. Why? Because people will judge you based on looks, wether you like it or not. Let’s s