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39 must-have tools and apps for freelance designers

Best time-management tools<p>As a freelancer, time’s your most valuable asset. So a toolset that makes managing and tracking your time easy is …

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ESL

Stop Using Customer User Surveys | Know What Your Customers Want

<i>(Editor’s note: This post originally appeared on the TruConversion Blog. Read the original post here.)</i><p>If you couldn’t tell from the title, I’m not a …

UX Design

12 Essential Rules to Follow When Designing a Logo

The logo is the face of any brand — the very first impression — so its design is extremely important.<p>When executed correctly, <b>a logo is a powerful</b> …

Your Website Is Way Too Confusing: Simplify Your Website With The KISS Rule

It’s easy to make a confusing website. It’s hard to make a simple website.The things that we create — websites, user interfaces, business plans, …

Minimalism

Subtraction.com Design Tools Survey

Just a decade ago, competition among the tools for digital designers was muted, at best. Today new applications and utilities debut seemingly every …

Snapshot

29 User Interface Design Resources: The Ultimate List

Online Courses<p>Learn how to build a series of simple apps with the UIKit framework for iOS. <br>Read More »<p>Learn principles and techniques of user …

Email Marketing Essentials: Designing Effective Emails | Fabio Carneiro

Join MailChimp's Fabio Carneiro and learn how to design a marketing email that helps you — the small business owners, freelancers, and startup teams …

Newsletter Design: 10 Awesome Hacks For Emails That Convert

<i>Email is far from dead.</i>A recent study by Principal Financial Group among Millennial internet users revealed that over 40% of them still prefer to be …

Marketing

Amazing Tools for Optimizing Your Headlines and Content

<i>This article has been contributed by Robert Morris.</i>If you want to be a great blogger or any other type of writer who publishes content online, you …

Infographics

Free Course: Facebook Advertising System

Expressing Brand in Material

Material Design offers a system for designing functional and elegant software. How does your brand fit into the framework? We’ve created a …

UI Design

Is Responsive the End Game of Web Design

I can still remember the good ‘ol days when “making your design device-compatible” basically meant ensuring that it looked good on a 1024px-wide …

Heatmaps, Visitor Recordings, Conversion Funnels, Form Analytics, Feedback Polls and Surveys in One Platform

See how visitors are really using your website, collect user feedback and turn more visitors into customers.

Customers

Web Form Builder for OS X

Choose Your Elements<p>The form you’ve been dreaming of can be whipped up in seconds. Drag input fields and other form elements into place — voila, a …

80+ Free Web Design Resources You Thought Didn't Exist

You can purchase these tools and resources, but most of them come with a high price tag. But, of course, you don’t really have to spend a lot to get …

Creative Form & Input Field Design Examples – The Startup – Medium

The dream is to create a “WOW Experience” for your users on their <b>first visit</b> to your website. One of the best analogy I have come across that …

Mobile Friendly Websites - Why all sites should go mobile

Why You Need a Mobile Friendly Website<p>According to a report written by INC, many small businesses do not regard having a mobile friendly website a …

10 Best Free Online Courses for Web Designers | JUST™ Creative

<i>This post has been contributed by Aaron Black.</i><p>The Internet is full of information you can use to learn new skills and even change your career. Go …

Should Your Logo Be a Wordmark or a Symbol?

In this Print Magazine article, Sagi Haviv of prolific branding studio Chermayeff & Geismar drops some knowledge on his firm’s…

Logos

Value for Money - An honest guide to pricing

Learn how to get higher prices for your design work.<p>A new honest, no-bullshit guide to pricing, negotiation & keeping your clients happy.<p>Our stuff …

24 Expert Articles and Resources for Product Managers

If you’re a product manager, the pressure is on. Whether you’re working on an early product at a young startup or you’re in charge of a …

Color Theory 101: How to Choose the Right Colors for Your Designs

Color Theory

Plain Language: How to Simplify Content for a Better Reader Experience

Capable. Smart. I assign myself these qualities in many situations—I really do—with the rare exceptions of preparing taxes, registering my car, …

UX Design

7 Techniques for Embedding Social Media Content | SEJ

Twitter, Vine, Instagram, SlideShare, YouTube, Google+, Facebook, and other social networks allow users to embed public social media content across …

Helping You Build a Better Web

SPI (Pat) Bonuses

Welcome SPI Readers!<p>Thank you for reading my guest post over at smartpassiveincome.com. All of your bonuses are below.<p><b>Bonus #1: Course validation …

App development timelines: what to expect

How long does it take to make an app or website?<p>The time it takes to build an app or website can range from weeks to months depending on …