Today in Design - Top Articles RoundUp 2 July 2015

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

  • Are You Embarrassed to Market Yourself and Your Writing?
    If you’re embar­rassed to mar­ket your­self and your writ­ing you can lean the secrets of let­ting go of that fear in this arti­cle by Anne Wayman.Tags: Writing AmWriting
  • Top 10 Punctuation Mistakes
    Writers can avoid most errors of punc­tu­a­tion by mas­ter­ing the fol­low­ing conventions.Tags: Writing AmWriting
  • Writing Proposals [Video Course]
    Learn how to respond to a request for pro­pos­al (RFP) and to craft a well-conceived pro­pos­al from scratch.Tags: Entrepreneur Freelance
  • 10 Simple List-Making Apps How to Make Lists
    According to a recent LinkedIn study involv­ing 6,500 pro­fes­sion­als in more than 15 coun­tries, 63 per­cent said they tracked their progress via to-do lists. Unfortunately, only 11 per­cent accom­plished all of the tasks they planned to h…
  • Everything you need to know about free­lanc­ing: Master FAQs
    Need to know some­thing about free­lanc­ing? Need to get inspired? Here is a giant list of things to keep you edu­cat­ed and moti­vat­ed to live a well-rounded free­lance life.  We will update this con­tin­u­al­ly as more posts are released. Let us know …
  • How to Use a Simple Pocket Notebook to Change Your Life

    It’s real­ly hard to believe, but I have to say that one of the most – and pos­si­bly themost – pro­found changes I’ve made in my life over the last sev­er­al years was the sim­ple deci­sion to start car­ry­ing a pock­et note­book and a pen with me wher­ev­er I go.


  • How Your Brain Understands Visual Language
    Or, “why email is still rep­re­sent­ed by an enve­lope.” Design pro­fes­sor Josiah Kahane explains.
  • Do the Math: New Designers Save Big on Creative Cloud
    Like many who are mak­ing the tran­si­tion from using Adobe Creative Suite to Adobe Creative Cloud, Hadley is rail­ing against the finan­cial real­i­ties of life imme­di­ately after col­lege, stu­dent loan pay­ments, and of mak­ing a month­ly pay­ment for the Creative Cloud appli­ca­tions on which she depends.


  • Dear Designer… – Claudia McCue
    I wouldn’t dream of ques­tion­ing your visu­al imag­i­na­tion. On the oth­er hand…
  • Why design­ers need to say ‘yes’ more
    Take a note from impro­vi­sa­tion­al the­atre and ban the word ‘no’, says Snask’s Fredrik Öst.

Pariah Burke

Author, consultant, trainer, guru: Digital Publishing, ePub, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Quark. Empowering, Informing, Connecting Creative Professionals™

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