Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 10 March 2015

The day’s best and most im­por­tant design- and de­sign business-focused ar­ti­cles, tu­to­ri­als, and re­sources hand-picked by Pariah Burke.

  • Why Your Brand Needs to Get Visual
    Today in me­dia, every­where we look we are see­ing a shift to vi­su­al – in­clud­ing pho­tos, in­fo­graph­ics, il­lus­tra­tions, slideshows, memes, videos, and any oth­er im­agery that can be en­gaged with and shared. With more im­ages and few­er words, vi­su­al con­tent is the per­fect an­swer for our busy sched­ules and hyper-engaged lives. Businesses look­ing to make an im­pact in today’s world should em­brace this shift and the ad­van­tage that vi­su­als pro­vide to be seen and heard — quick­ly, clear­ly, and powerfully.

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  • Realmac tells us how it built the best Markdown ed­i­tor for Mac

    Realmac Software has been school­ing de­vel­op­ers on how to make great apps since 2002. So when they brought Typed to OS X back in December, I couldn’t wait to get my hands on it. Two months on, I’m con­vinced it’s the best Markdown ed­i­tor you can get on the Mac, so I spoke with Realmac founder Dan Counsell to find out how he and his team built it.

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  • Realmac tells us how it built the best Markdown ed­i­tor for Mac

    Realmac Software has been school­ing de­vel­op­ers on how to make great apps since 2002. So when they brought Typed to OS X back in December, I couldn’t wait to get my hands on it. Two months on, I’m con­vinced it’s the best Markdown ed­i­tor you can get on the Mac, so I spoke with Realmac founder Dan Counsell to find out how he and his team built it.

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  • The FBI’s Top Hostage Negotiator Teaches You How To Lower Your Bills
    Former FBI lead in­ter­na­tion­al hostage ne­go­tia­tor Chris Voss teach­es you how to low­er your bills with your ca­ble com­pa­ny or oth­er ser­vice provider.
  • Yes, LinkedIn Can Help Freelancers Make Money. Here’s How
    To many free­lancers, LinkedIn is in­tim­i­dat­ing be­cause the gen­er­al tone is a lot less per­son­able com­pared to oth­er so­cial net­works. However, for those who know where and how to look, LinkedIn can be a gold­mine of free­lance possibilities.Tags: Freelance…
  • 5 Things People Reading Your Resume Wish You Knew

    That said, I can al­most guar­an­tee you that the way your ca­reer coun­selor han­dles your re­sume is not the way it will be han­dled once you sub­mit your job ap­pli­ca­tions. After speak­ing with many, many re­cruiters, here are some hard truths I’ve learned.

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  • How to Move your Creative Business from ‘Time Poor’ to ‘Time Rich’, with One Daily Action

    I’ve spent the last 5+ years work­ing with cre­ative free­lancers to build a suc­cess­ful busi­ness. Two of the most pop­u­lar rea­sons peo­ple have for mak­ing the leap to free­lance are:

  • How to Add Nicknames (And Other Names) to Your Facebook Profile

    Luckily, you can add an­oth­er name, such as a nick­name, pseu­do­nym, maid­en name, and oth­ers to your ac­count, which (if you want) will be dis­played at the top of your ac­count in paren­the­sis next to your “re­al life” name.

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  • Monkey Business [fun­ny video] Fast and easy pro­cure­ment cy­cles with Creative Cloud for Teams
    Fast and easy pro­cure­ment cy­cles – sign up and start us­ing Creative Cloud for teams in mi­nut­esTags: CreativeCloud Adobe Enterprise
  • Why We’re Choosing Self-Publishing Now
    During this process, though, it be­came in­creas­ing­ly clear that our pub­lish­er would nev­er give up print. She had stopped re­sem­bling a self-pub and seemed now to have more in com­mon with tra­di­tion­al pub­lish­ers, try­ing to wring the last nick­el from a for…

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