Hannah Alaine

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5 Ways Ego Interferes With Your Happiness

The word happiness is defined in most cases as a feeling of contentment, or as a feeling ranging from contentment to intense joy. Happiness is an …

Self-help

What Your Handwriting May Reveal About Your Confidence, Creativity and Health (Infographic)

1 min read<p>When it comes to graphology, or the study of how one’s handwriting can divulge latent personality traits, analysts suggest paying special attention to the letters 'i,' 't,' 'o' and 's.'<p>Do you dot your 'i's with an open circle? According to the below infographic, created by the National …

High Blood Pressure

obsessively good avocado cucumber salad

It’s been 29 weeks since I first made this avocado and cucumber salad, which means two things: it predates this news, meaning that all of my theories …

A Lavish Art Medium – Great Examples of Watercolor-esque Website Design

There are some projects that just can't be created on the fly due to their complex structure or their impressive, sophisticated or intricate design.</b> …

Web design color theory: how to create the right emotions with color in web design

The most stimulating color, red is so energizing it has been used to increase blood circulation. Representing passion and power, red is the color that will attract the most attention, which is why it is commonly used for warnings and important notices.<p>Red is very appropriate for the <b>No Way NSA</b> …

36 Writing Tips to Put Your Butt in the Chair

I have days when I find it entirely too difficult to get in to my writing groove. On those days I’m uninspired, unmotivated and well, bleh! Maybe you …

17 Poets’ Quotes About Poetry

April is National Poetry Month, and it’s worth celebrating. But don’t take our word for it – just ask these poets about their craft and their …

Five things Melissa Grey learned while writing The Girl at Midnight

Love to Write? Write Short Fiction, and SELL

Here’s why you should write short fiction… * Short fiction teaches you how to write fiction — fast. (If you like you can turn a short story you love …

Web Design Mistakes that Greatly Affect the Websites

Designers focus to make each project a success, but there are some reasons why a completed project doesn’t fulfills the expectations. Being aware of …

10 Ways to Make Extra Money as a Graphic Designer

It’s wise for graphic designers to have a few different sources of income. It’s a profession well-suited to freelancing, and requires skillful use of …

Graphic Design

15 Notebooks That Will Inspire Your Creativity

We schedule appointments and meetings on our smartphones and computers, we take notes on our tablets and even journal through apps. But for some people — or everyone, on certain occasions — our tech devices can hinder our creative juices. The practices of handwriting, calligraphy and even sketching …

6 Fantastic Marinades for Tofu That Will Make Your Taste Buds Dance

Tofu is an excellent source of protein, and it can be incorporated into a myriad of different recipes from enchiladas and un-meat loaves, to …

Recipes

Designer Terminology: Fonts, Files, Acronyms and Layout Definitions

There’s quite a bit of terminology utilized when describing designs and this infographic from Pagemodo, How To Speak Designer: Graphic Design Terms …

8 Creativity Tips from Content Marketing Pros | LinkedIn Marketing Solutions Blog

When almost every company is using content to capture attention, it’s often the creative brands that are able to rise above the noise.<p>Borrowing …

How Millennials Are Changing the Way Ad Agencies Work

Last September, Kammie McArthur was tasked with finding a novel way to engage Seattle Seahawks fans for insurance client Pemco. "We created the …

Advertising Industry

Community Shares Company Branding

Making a Name for Your Personal Brand - Personal Branding Blog - Stand Out In Your Career

In a time where virtually every word imaginable has been used in the creation of a brand name, many entrepreneurs and business owners are finding it …

Four Secrets of Marketing Success

My aunt, who has been retired in Florida for over 20 years, just got her first smart phone. I know this because she mentioned it on her Facebook …

4 Ways Brands Can Tell Compelling Stories With Content Marketing

With access to broad distribution channels, it's easier than ever to create and distribute great content.<p>From cave paintings to long-form journalism and 140 character tweets, humans have the insatiable thirst for stories and compelling content. Our love of stories and content can never be cured, …

Marketing

From PR to Marketing: Why You Should Expand Your Skill Set

It’s hard to miss all the articles and blog posts about how the PR industry is changing, how it’s integrating with new skill sets. Data! Analytics! …

Double Exposure Kit for Adobe Photoshop

The Double Exposure Kit from SparkleStock with Adobe Photoshop actions, textures, and gradients.<p>This kit helps you to create stylish double exposures …

Graphics

10 Free Tools to Help You Design Your First App

Whether you need to create a mockup of your app idea, design an eye-catching App Store icon, or just learn the basics of iOS design, there are many …

Jimmy Yang's Black and White Street Photos in the Rain

<i>All images by Jimmy Yang. Used with permission.</i><p>Photographer Jimmy Yang has got his first camera as a gift for his 18th birthday. “After few years of …

10 Amazing Secrets of Happy and Successful Leaders

Too many of us are missing a critical element when it comes to our lives--happiness. Read on for the amazing secrets of the happiest leaders.<p>We talk about happiness as if it were a thing to be discovered and acquired.<p>But happiness can never be found externally. It is not a possession to be acquired …

Happiness

Inspirationally Designed Logo Mockup Templates

There is a very thin line between being recognized and being anonymous in terms of identity and brand promotion. In fact, businesses can attract …

CMI Podcasts

This Old Marketing is the flagship podcast for the Content Marketing Institute. Launched in November 2013 by CMI Founder, Joe Pulizzi and Chief …

How to Design With Emotion

Emotional design shows empathy for the audience a website serve.<p>As consumers, we've all become accustomed to exceptionally designed online experiences. Even if we aren't professional web designers or graphic artists, we know what looks good and reward companies that have got their aesthetics just …

UI Design

Create a Quick and Simple 3D Sticker Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

3D sticker effects are actually simple and easy, but really nice and useful. This quick tip will show you how to create an editable, glossy 3D …

Graphics