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The 10 best free graphic design courses online

Want to learn new skills, or refresh the fundamentals of your graphic design knowledge? We’ve previously brought you some great graphic design …

5 Reasons to Learn CSS

Why CSS is Important for Web Designers<p>Cascading Style Sheets or CSS are an important way to control how your Web pages look. CSS can control the …

Web Design

4 Reliable Signs Someone Is About to Waste Your Time

When someone's first interaction with you is about them and something they want, run the other way as fast as you can.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>This internet and information age that we're living in has created some exciting opportunities. Today, we have …

Entrepreneurship

How to get that first product design job

Building your portfolio, getting noticed, and interviewing successfully at tech companies<p>I recently spoke to a group of students who wanted advice on …

UX Design

5 essential tips to sell anything to anyone, according to a 'Shark Tank' Shark

Most people don't realize how important selling is — unless your paycheck depends on it!<p>Every time I mention selling, I always hear, "It's not for me", "You have to have knack for sales", or ;"I just can't do sales" — but this can't be farther from the truth.<p>Salespeople aren't the only ones selling …

5 Warning Signs a Client Will Be Bad for Business

The best time-management and money saving advice may be to cut out a few clients who are actually killing your business.<p>8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you have a business, satisfied clients are essential to your continuous success. Knowing your ideal …

Business Strategy

10+ Genius Camera Hacks That Will Greatly Improve Your Photography Skills In Less Than 3 Minutes

Professional photography gear costs thousands of dollars but you can take stunning pictures by spending only a fraction of the cost. If you have the …

photographyskills

Drawing With Shadows: Illustrator Guy Larsen Creates Portraits From the Shadows of Crumpled Paper | Colossal

<p>In this brief video, London-based illustrator Guy Larsen finds inspiration in the shadow lines cast by a crumpled up ball of paper which he uses to …

Stunning Brand Identity and Packaging Design for Riley®

Riley® is a brand identity, packaging and art direction project created and shared by Panos Tsakiris on his Behance profile. I had to feature this …

Graphic Design

Why JavaScript

Not everyone has JavaScript available in their web browser and a number of those who are using browsers where it is available have it turned off. It …

JavaScript

8 great business cards for UX designers

Given that UX is all about simple usability and accessibility, it’s not surprising UX designers often opt for minimal, monochrome designs when it …

SEO Tutorial: 12 Immutable Laws For Dominating Google's Search

Mystified by SEO? It all makes sense once you understand how Google sees it.<p>13 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What happens in an internet minute? One year ago. The answer would have been 2.4 million searches on Google performed per minute. Yes. Per minute. This …

8 Success Habits Learned Building a 7-Figure Business by Age 17

There is no minimum age for starting on the path to success.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The stress of doing your schoolwork, playing a sport and finding time for family and friends is taxing enough during your teenage years. Throw in managing a business, …

Entrepreneurship

Learn to Code: Harvard's Free Online Computer Science Course

HTML, CSS, JavaScript, C, SQL, PHP, and More<p>Harvard’s “Introduction to Computer Science” course is widely regarded as the best computer science …

Getting Typography Right in Digital Design

Typography can make or break a product. Here’s how to excel at it<p>Communication plays a vital role in design. In order to be successful, your products …

Watch: Different Ways To Use The Golden Ratio In Graphic Design

<b>You might have seen</b> Will Paterson’s previous video tutorial that showed you how to use the golden ratio in logo design.<p><b>Now, the logo designer</b> and …

Graphic Design

10 Beautiful Examples of Wireframes in Web Design

For most web designers the first phase of any given web project is wireframing. It allows the designer to map out exactly how the structure of the …

7 Signs That You Are Not Cut Out to Be an Entrepreneur

Being an entrepreneur isn’t for everyone.It often takes years of hard work, long hours, and no recognition to become successful. A lot of …

21 free image sites to spruce up your visuals

To keep pace online, PR and marketing pros should have an arsenal of images.<p>Much more than mere aesthetic afterthoughts, compelling visuals can boost …

Infographics

The best fonts to use on a resume, according to typographers and designers

When it comes to writing a resume, there a few rules everyone is familiar with — avoid typos, and don't lie. But many applicants skip over crucial …

Typography

How to Choose the Perfect Font for Any Situation

Ever have one of those days where you’re just sitting around, falsifying documents, and just can’t seem to choose the right font to convey your …

How to get design clients

A snippet’s transcribed below (edited slightly because I’ve never been great at speaking while thinking).How do you get higher-paying design …

How To Steal Design Ideas (And Not Feel Like A Schmuck)

Lesson No. 1: Steal the right ideas.<p>Stealing is wrong. We all know that, right? Mom and dad said it first, then it’s hammered in by every teacher from kindergarten to senior thesis. No stealing.<p>You can imagine then the shock I felt upon entering the workforce–where “stealing” good ideas is not only …

25 typography freebies to make your life easier

Typography is one of the most important skills you can develop as a designer. And however long your career lasts, you never really stop learning.<p>The …

This free typeface is perfect for adding placeholder text to your wireframes

Wireframing is an integral part of the design process in building web and mobile apps, and speed is key to getting your ideas on to the drawing board. That’s why it makes sense to ditch all the standard ‘lorem ipsum’ dummy text and go with Flow.<p>This free typeface, created by Shopify designer Dan …

25 graphic design freebies to make your life easier

In an ideal world, we would carefully, lovingly handcraft every graphic design asset ourselves. But in the real world of tight deadlines and squeezed …

Is your design retro… or just dated?

Leave a design to age long enough and you may find it does not dissolve into obscurity, but rises from the ashes of its own datedness, crowned with a …

7 Tips To Help Create An Effective Logo For Your Small Business

Think about the logos of the brands you enjoy every day. Chances are you were drawn to recognize some logos before you could even read. Good logo …

Entrepreneurs Should Stop Trying to Be Like Mark Zuckerberg

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

10 Basic Principles of Visual Design

<i>Yesterday I was listening to a podcast and heard someone who was about to ask a question saying something along the lines of "..long time fan, first</i> …