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Tooltips In Web Design: Trends, Examples & Free Plugins

Tooltips In Web Design: Trends, Examples & Free Plugins

There’s no better way to show extra info than with a tooltip. These little text boxes are incredibly simple to create and don’t take up much space on the page. With modern CSS/JS you can restyle tooltips any way you like and get them to perfectly match your layout. But there are many different reasons…

How to Sell Stock Photography and the Sites You Should Be Using

How to Sell Stock Photography and the Sites You Should Be Using

Are you wondering how to sell stock photography? If you’re considering how to sell stock photography, you may consider finding a microstock website, such as Shutterstock, Fotolia, iStock, or 123RF, then follow the steps below: Become a contributor by signing up with one or more microstock sites. Get familiar with the licensing agreement for each site you…

The Do’s and Don’ts of Designing a New Website

The Do’s and Don’ts of Designing a New Website

It can be hard to tell if your company website is a success. There are two important metrics to measure: one, the amount of web traffic the site receives and two, if those visitors are spending time making purchases and inquiries. If they’re simply stopping by for a single visit, this could indicate that they’re…

20 Disruptive Professionals Who Are Entrepreneurs in Their Industry

20 Disruptive Professionals Who Are Entrepreneurs in Their Industry

Who are the entrepreneurs you should be following? As the business industry consistently becomes more and more saturated, professional paths can seem daunting. Luckily, there are a number of entrepreneurs who have laid innovative groundwork through new technology and inspirational stories. Today we’re going to explore 20 of those people—professionals, like you, who are entrepreneurs…

6 Tools All Web Designers Should Recommend For Their Clients

6 Tools All Web Designers Should Recommend For Their Clients

Working as a freelance designer is tough. It requires a lot of problem solving and working closely with clients to make sure you deliver exactly what they need. But it’s also incredibly rewarding to help someone get their website online and teach them how to manage their online presence. One of the lengthier tasks is…

The Importance of Unique Icons in Web Design

The Importance of Unique Icons in Web Design

Crafting your layout around iconic symbolism offers a method of communication beyond just text. Symbols quickly explain the function of a button or link. Symbols become recognizable logos for companies. And symbols let us know when we’ve meandered our way into the wrong bathroom. Well, symbols and the lamenting screams of horrified women(or men?). Keep…

How to Be an Art Director: The Designer’s Guide

How to Be an Art Director: The Designer’s Guide

How can I become an art director? There’s no single way to become an art director, and if you want to become one, that’s actually pretty good news. There are numerous paths to this career destination, and many of them overlap. Some of these paths include: Traditional schooling Specialized schooling Experience + Internships Building an…

How to Set the Default Program to Open a Certain Type of File in Mac OS X

How to Set the Default Program to Open a Certain Type of File in Mac OS X

You can easily set the default program to open certain file types from any “Get Info” window, from any file in Mac OS X. It is the common problem that people have faced in different operating systems and they remain confused instead of finding the solution. This site “Bittbox” provides the useful tips that will…

13 Job Scams To Avoid When Applying for Work

13 Job Scams To Avoid When Applying for Work

Types of Job Scams: Become a secret shopper Pay to interview/train Do remote work with a well-known company Receive training materials to become a manager Print and package items from home Deposit a check and become a freelancer Be your own boss for a small fee Provide a digital signature Provide care for someone’s elderly relative Work for a new consultant or…