Today in Design - Top Articles RoundUp 31 July 2014
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- 5 Ways To Make Your Emails Stand Out From A Cluttered Inbox
EMAILS DON’T HAVE TO BE A SHOT IN THE DARK. WITH THESE TIPS YOU’LL NOT ONLY GET YOUR EMAILS READ, BUT THEY COULD LEAD TO SOME BUSINESS, TOO.
- 3 UX Mistakes That Make Sites More Hackable
DREW DAVIDSON OF ÄKTA POINTS OUT SIMPLE DESIGN IMPROVEMENTS COMPANIES CAN MAKE TO PREVENT SECURITY MISHAPS.
- Create a Vanity License Plate in Photoshop (Tutorial)
In this Photoshop tutorial I’ll show you how to create a custom vanity license plate using a few basic Photoshop tools a piece of reference material and some creative layer stylings.
- Self-Published Authors Make A Living – And Sometimes A Fortune
Weinberg says there is still a strong financial case to be made for publishing books the old-fashioned way, but there are now many well-known independent authors who have made a fortune self-publishing online.
- Designers: 5 Reasons Why You Can’t Get More Projects
Are you a freelance designer who is struggling to find work, or quality jobs that will allow you to grow your career? Or maybe you’re looking for full time, in-house design work, but just can’t seem to land the perfect gig you want.
- 10 Surprising Social Media Facts You Never Knew
Did you know that Twitter has six different networks? Did you know that the best day for engagement on Facebook is Friday? Did you know that Pinterest has specific themes for certain days of the week?
- How to Free Up iCloud Storage Space
Apple offers 5 GB of free iCloud space to everyone, but you’ll run up against that storage limit sooner than you’d think. Device backups, photos, documents, iCloud email, and other bits of data all share that space.
- Lifetime Access To Over 5,000 Adobe Authorised Training Videos For $79, Ends Aug 7
Like it or not, only one company monopolises the digital creativity application sphere, and that’s Adobe. Photoshop and Illustrator are just two of Adobe’s widely-used industry-standard applications, so it helps to fully understand them if you’re even slightly involved in the field. Train Simple is an Adobe-authorized tutor, and for a limited time, you can grab lifetime access to all 5000 of their training videos for just $79.
- 20 of the Best Free Portfolio Themes for WordPress
If you want to create a website to share your work online, then you have to check out our favourite free portfolio themes for WordPress. All of these WordPress themes are designed for portfolio websites, and they have great features like responsive layouts, featured image sliders, parallax effects, masonry layouts, Font Awesome icons, Google Fonts, Bootstrap integration, WooCommerce compatibility, threaded comments, and more.