Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 28 October 2015
The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke.
- 7 Ways to Engage Your Customer’s Reptilian BrainLearn how to make your value proposition appeal to the reptilian brain and engage your audience, complete with examples.Tags: Entrepreneur Leadership Brassballs
- 6 Infographics To Help You Become A Better Graphic DesignerThese infographics will teach you six hacks to navigating a successful graphic design career.Tags: Design GraphicDesign
- 65 Awesome Tutorials To Help You Master Adobe IllustratorFrom basic tools to detailed graphics to lettering, they will reveal the mysteries of Illustrator and teach you how to create beautiful things in no time. Have fun!Tags: Vector Illustrator
- Twitter Hopes To Appeal To A Younger Crowd With This New Fast-Paced TV CommercialDuring Twitter’s Q3 earnings call, CEO Jack Dorsey let us know that the company would be running a new TV commercial during the World Series. As The Verge..Tags: Twitter
- You can’t pay your rent with exposure. Wil Wheaton’s experience is a lesson to designers.
I don’t think so, because it’s the principle of the thing. Huffington Post is valued at well over fifty million dollars, and the company can absolutely afford to pay contributors. The fact that it doesn’t, and can get away with it, is distressing to me.
- How to Stay Sane When Both You and Your Significant Other Work from HomeIf you and your partner both work from home, you’re familiar with the unique challenges it can present to your relationship. From feeling like you’re always on top of each other to having all of your quality time interrupted, the freelance life can be rough on relationships. Here’s how to keep the spark when you both work from home.
- Custom Remote KeyPad iOS – Control Mac Photoshop, Illustrator, MoreKeypads for Photoshop and Illustrator are already available, and keypads for Aperture, AutoCAD, Elements, Excel, Final Cut, iMovie, InDesign, iPhoto, Lightroom, Modo, Powerpoint, Premiere, SketchUp, Word, and many more are coming soon.
- The EU just killed net neutrality in EuropeEuropean Parliament votes against net neutrality amendments, angering campaigners
- Some Books Refuse to be Written— MARK TWAINTags: Writing AmWriting selfpub epub
- New to Freelance Writing? 9 Ways to Make Money as a Beginner
So, you want to be a professional writer? No problem.
Seriously: no problem. I’m not going to say that becoming a professional, paid writer is easy – at some point, you’re going to need to sit down and type out a few thousand original words – but it isachievable.
- Correct usage of replacing cuss words with symbolsJust out of curiosity, is there a specific way to do this. I’ve noticed sometimes there isn’t a specific number of symbols but normally the number of symbols correspond to the number of letters in the cuss word. E.g.:
- The 1% Now Owns Half Of All The Wealth In The Entire World | Fast CompanyWhile wages stagnate, stock prices rise and the rich get richer.
- The Coming Podcast SurplusAs of now, there are more minutes produced by the podcasts I listen to each day than there is time to listen to them.And the curse is that I’ll never again be caught up. I’m okay with that, but it changes everything.