Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 18 October 2016
The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke.
- 5 Things Your Business Should Outsource
- 3 Self-Limiting Beliefs I Had To Shake Before Becoming My Own Boss
- 5 Fascinating Font Infographics
“While most people think about the aesthetic of their design, color choices, and functionality, few people think about the ability of typeface – on its own – to convey a message. Fonts make up words but they are communicators themselves, and the font choice you make can either make or break your website/digital communication. Want to know a little bit more about where fonts came from, how they work, and why they’re so important? Check out these 5 awesome infographics below.”
- Everything You Are Afraid To Ask About Slack Etiquette
- A Follow-up Email Template to Use for Job Interviews
- Three Ways To Write Shorter, More Effective EmailsReadItLater
- Chatbots: Your ultimate prototyping tool
- At 18 years old, he donated a kidney. Now, he regrets it. – The Washington Post
- 8 Great Design Job Boards to Find Your Next Design Job or Gig by Pariah Burke #jobs #design
“Whether you’re looking for your next great full-time adventure, a part-time supplement, or great freelance projects, this place called the World Wide Web offers a number of great places to find creative work. Here are the best eight of those places for creative pro job listings.
- 12 questions for a freelance contract attorney
- Envisioning and Finding Your Dream ClientWe all hear horror stories of nightmare clients that tread well outside the boundaries of written agreements, delay or refuse to pay for completed work, or worse. Assertive, unscrupulous, and disagreeable clients can ask the world of us for a p…
- This Is How To Resist Distraction: 4 Secrets To Remarkable Focus
- The real reasons you aren’t getting any freelance work from social media
- Wi-Fi Spectrum Crunch: How to Beat Slow Speeds in Crowded Areas
- How a custom freelance contract can help you save or earn money
- Indie Mags Called the “Heart and Soul” of Print
- Democratic and Republican doctors treat patients differently
- How much to charge for design work?Danny Outlaw suggests to ask yourself 10 Questions when pricing yourself:
- Top 10 FBI Behavioral Unit Techniques For Building Rapport With Anyone
“Robin Dreeke is head of the FBI’s Counterintelligence Behavioral Analysis Program.
In his book It’s Not All About “Me”: The Top Ten Techniques for Building Quick Rapport with Anyone he simply and clearly spells out methods for connecting with people.
Here’s a quick breakdown of the methods.”
- Bank Transactions, Including Payroll, Will Soon Be Faster
- How to Make Spooky Vintage Halloween Photos Using Adobe PhotoshopOld things are spookier – it’s a fact. If you want to fake a scary old photo that you “found” in your Gran’s basement, then follow this awesome guide.