Today in Design - Top Articles RoundUp 29 September 2015

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

  • How to Get Your Metrics Really Working
    In this episode of The Mainframe, Tony Clark and Chris Garrett dis­cuss how to apply met­rics process­es that pro­vide you with the infor­ma­tion you need.Tags: Entrepreneur Marketing Brassballs
  • 28 Graphic Design Podcast Homepages

    Those who love design are will­ing to fol­low in the foot­steps of greats who came before. Podcasts are an excel­lent way to pick up infor­ma­tion from these greats – but the pod­casts them­selves are only audio. As design­ers we care deeply about the pack­ag­ing and its shiny lit­tle red bow.

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  • 28 Graphic Design Podcast Homepages

    Those who love design are will­ing to fol­low in the foot­steps of greats who came before. Podcasts are an excel­lent way to pick up infor­ma­tion from these greats – but the pod­casts them­selves are only audio. As design­ers we care deeply about the pack­ag­ing and its shiny lit­tle red bow.

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  • Design Tips for Self-Publishing Your Independent Comic Book
    Just as pop­u­lar music cycles through dif­fer­ent gen­res, comics have gone through dif­fer­ent styles of nar­ra­tives and illus­tra­tions to coin­cide with cur­rent events and pop cul­ture, which may make it dif­fi­cult when decid­ing how to design your ind…
  • A Freelancer’s Guide to Getting Paid on Time

    Getting paid on time can be a prob­lem, how­ev­er. In a sur­vey con­duct­ed in the U.S. by Freelancers Union, 77% of mem­bers said they’d had prob­lems being paid for their work.

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  • Fix All Your Facebook Mistakes With the Activity Log
    You may not yet have stum­bled across the Activity Log page in your wan­der­ings around Facebook, but it’s worth explor­ing. It pro­vides a blow-by-blow account of every­thing you do on the social net­work, and you can use it to take back likes or com­ments, find your favorite posts again, change your pri­va­cy set­tings and more.

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  • What you should learn from the man who lost $600,000 on Facebook ads

    Raaj Kapur Brar runs a pub­lish­ing com­pa­ny called Fetopolis. His titles, like Fashion Style Mag, have mil­lions of fans on Facebook. With Facebook work­ing for him, he decid­ed to dou­ble down and he launched a mas­sive Facebook ad cam­paign.

    He’d run a cou­ple of tests, and they were show­ing the poten­tial for 2-3x return on his Facebook ads. After 4 days, he’d spent over $600,000 on Facebook ads.

    His return? Close to zero.

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