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Top Instagram Accounts To Follow For Fresh Logo Design Inspiration

less. (@less.hello)<p>Image via less.hello<p><b>Being a logo designer</b> is no easy feat. Besides keeping up with ever-changing trends, it’s a designer’s job to …

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 …

The how, what and why you should spy on competitors + Useful tools

How much do you really know about your competitors? Do you know what their strategies are, how well they’re performing, what traffic their website is …

Social Media

People analytics reveals three things HR may be getting wrong

More sophisticated analyses of big data are helping companies identify, recruit, and reward the best personnel. The results can run counter to common …

13 of the Best Creative Podcasts Offering Great Advice and Endless Inspiration

Podcasts have exploded over the past few years. (We've got Serial to thank for it.) Now, the once-niche audio format has become mainstream. You can find everything from enthralling true stories to fantastical fiction to hilarious comedy. With such a wide range of topics, there is truly something …

Creativity

The secret rules of the internet - The Verge - Pocket

The murky history of moderation, and how it’s shaping the future of free speech<p>Julie Mora-Blanco remembers the day, in the summer of 2006, when the …

How to Tell a Good Story, as Explained by George Saunders, Ira Glass, Ken Burns, Scott Simon, Catherine Burns & Others

All of us instinctively respond to stories. This has both positive and negative effects, but if we don't understand it about ourselves, we've won't …

Follow these newsletters by journalists and never miss a thing

Journalism has changed over the past few decades. In the digital world the rules are different. Recently, Revue conducted a study which found that people tend to follow individual journalists, rather than the publication. That made us think about all the incredible newsletters written by …

How Magazines Covered Trump's First 100 Days

President Donald Trump no doubt inspired lots of brand creativity during his first 100 days as POTUS. He's also provided plenty of fodder for …

Donald Trump

Afraid of Becoming a Brand Publisher? Let Disney Show You the Way

Virtually nobody makes it through childhood without watching, and falling in love with, at least one Disney movie. Watch those movies with young kids …

Stellar nonfiction chosen by the National Book Critics Circle

Next month, the National Book Critics Circle will present its 2016 book prizes in six categories; these are the five finalists in nonfiction. Each book deserves to be read for years to come, but every one of them seems to speak urgently about this particular moment — a time of economic inequality …

Books

You Should Make One Of These Seven Brunch Recipes This Weekend

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Read the essay of a student who got into all 8 Ivy League schools, Stanford, MIT, and Caltech

He also gained acceptance into Stanford University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the California Institute of Technology, and the University of Chicago.<p>The high-school senior had stellar standardized-test scores — a 35 on the ACT — and a demonstrated interest in the sciences, attending …

An Expert Called Lindy

<i>Don’t eat their cheesecake– Meta-experts judged by meta-meta-experts– Prostitutes, nonprostitutes, and amateurs — Popper compatibility</i><p>(<b>Background.</b> …

Psychology

How The New York Times, CNN, and The Huffington Post approach publishing on platforms

Publishing used to be relatively simple. You published a newspaper once a day or produced a nightly newscast. Even with the advent of the Internet things were fairly straightforward: You had a website and posted your coverage there. But as platforms — from Facebook and Snapchat to messaging …

News Industry

8 writing lessons from Michelle Obama's DNC speech

Great oratory magnifies the lessons of great writing. Written for the ear, memorable speeches tend to use certain rhetorical devices — such as …

A Surprising Way to Make Your Writing Stronger

Using buzzwords can actually improve your content. Here are 3 ways to do it well.<p>Buzzwords come in many forms. We have all seen lists of buzzwords we should do away with immediatelyand those we should learn to embrace. They are by definition trendy, and it can become tedious to keep up with which …

Vocabulary

Why newspaper subscriptions are on the rise

Tien Tzuo Contributor<p>Tien Tzuo is the CEO of Zuora.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Large CPGs are under attack by startups… and consumers are winning<br>• To compete with Amazon, Walmart should cut itself in half<p>So much for the death of the newspaper industry. A recent Nielsen Scarborough study found that …

The 18 Essential Rules Of Journalism

Guest Post<p>The Essential Rules of Journalism serves as your no-BS cheat-sheet to the rules of the playing field. They are, at least in my humble …

The Times’ subscription sales jump 200 percent since pivoting from breaking news

British newspaper The Times has seen subscriptions sales jump 200 percent in the last year, since it pivoted from publishing on a breaking-news cycle …

Advertising Industry

Free Fonts and Font Pairings for Web, Social Media and Blog Images

Get access to my library of free resources to help bloggers + online entrepreneurs build your freedom business.

Social Media

Principles of Infographic Design: Creating Hierarchy

<i>The following is an excerpt from HOWU’s Principles of Infographic Design Principles taught by Julia Frenkle, who founded Opus, a design agency in</i> …

Graphic Design and Visual Identity: Feiner Herr

Let’s take a look at this visual identity & graphic design work by Hojin Kang in collaboration with Sebastian Haus for Feiner Herr; a street food …

Graphic Design

10 Unlikely Places to Get Creative Inspiration for Your Events

Do you wish you could bring more creative approaches to your events with greater consistency? Stop thinking that creativity is a mystical beast and …

10 great examples of graphic design portfolios

When it comes to creating a stunning graphic design portfolio, there are a number of tips you should follow, but there’s no ‘one correct way’ to lay …

Graphic Design

5 Free Practical Chrome Extensions for Marketing

If you spend a lot of time online, you may already use browser extensions. Extensions are valuable tools that can save you time and increase your …

Marketing

You can tell how happy employees are by looking at these subtle details of office design

One morning last week, I opened the office refrigerator and saw that a gallon of milk had spilled inside. It was 8:30am, and I was facing my first moral test of the day: Would I clean it up, or shut the door and slowly back away?<p>At my old job, I’m sad to say, I might have ignored the spill. The job …

The Workplace

3 rules I live by to get more done in a day than most people do in a week

Staring at my to-do list, all I saw were tasks that seemed to never end. Too much to do, and not nearly enough time.<p>This was when I believed that productivity was all about "managing your time." I'd hear things like we all have the same amount of time in the day as Beyonce, so none of us had any …

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How to Sell Yourself

Dear friend,<p>A lot of us look down on selling ourselves— because we equate it with ‘selling out.’<p>But if you want to thrive as an entrepreneur, artist, …