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Small Business Resources: Business Information for SMB Owners

When banks say no, you want yes! Our small business loans center, powered by Biz2Credit, offers quick business funding answers. Biz2Credit has …

Small Business

30+ Freebies & Goodies For Web Designers - January 2016

We’re half a month into the new year and boy do we have a great compilation for you this round. This pile is packed with amazing freebies including …

Graphic Design

Useful Websites For CEOs

Startup CEOs wear many hats. They are usually involved in most of the major aspects of the business, including but not limited to management, sales, operations, marketing, finance, product management and so on.<p>Although they may not be super involved in each aspect of the business, they at least …

4 things I wish I knew about managing people when I started out

The way you lead and manage people is the make-or-break skill that will determine whether you build a good business or an amazing one.<p>It's something you get better at with practice, but it's also a skill (like anything) that can be learned and mastered if you're determined enough.<p>If I could jump in …

Must-See Design Documentaries You Don't Want To Miss

Inspiration is all around you. Your design taste is developed by the things you consume. Your creative genius is influenced by the food you eat, sounds you hear, music you listen to, books and articles you read and movies you watch. If you feel like procrastinating make sure you spend your time …

Gaming Industry

The Massive, End of Year Freebie Bundle

The Massive, End of Year Freebie Bundle <b>Just $0</b><p><b>Deal Expired</b> $0<p>Who this deal is for:<p>Graphic designers Scrapbookers Print designers Web …

10 Hottest Design Tools You Must Try In 2016

A recent design tools survey conducted by Khoi Vinh, one of Fast Company’s “fifty most influential designers in America”, shows that Photoshop is slowly losing its popularity among designers.<p>Answers from over 4,000 participants hailing from almost 200 countries prove that designers are open to new …

Wireframing

20 Amazing Under-the-Radar Albums of 2015

Keep on enjoying Adele's album, but here are 20 lesser-known masterworks that you might not have heard about during the last 12 months.<p>I listened to …

Do Startups and Solopreneurs Need Branding?

I was personally touched by a story on the news recently about a Colorado homeless man who won $500,000 from a $10 scratch-off lottery ticket.This …

The value you ignored from your website

Many small and medium businesses that have no online presence want to try out this website thing — but for some reason, it ends up not working for …

How A Logo’s Color Shapes Consumers’ Opinion Of A Brand

A new study on the ethical implications of logo colors suggests that the blue might be “greener” than green when it comes to branding.<p>We live in a time of rampant greenwashing. Ever since companies realized that eco-friendliness can lure consumers, they’ve gone out of their way to market themselves …

Graphic Design

25 Awesome Branding, Visual Identity and Logo Design Examples

New creative <b>branding</b> and <b>visual identity design</b> examples from top designers around the world. Business identity can be most valuable asset for any …

Dear startup founder: here are 5 things to keep in mind

During the early days of Crowdfire, someone with prior experience helped, guided and connected me with the right people without expecting anything in …

5 Online Tools Every Freelancer Must Take Time to Learn

<i>“Are you available for a Skype call?”</i><p><i>“Can you submit your article in WordPress?”</i><p><i>“Please send your invoice through Freshbooks.”</i><p>These are only a few …

A Revolutionary Branding Concept For A Modern Airline That Puts Passengers First

<b>Questioning</b> the conventional, problematic practices of air travel, prominent design studio Teague, known for their long-standing interior work for …

Luggage

7 necessary tools for startups that are free or low cost

When you begin your journey as a startup, you probably don’t have enough money to buy the most expensive tools that you think your business needs. To …

Project Management

Branch Creative – Branding by Noeeko

Branding, graphic design, and typography by studio Noeeko for Branch Creative.<p>Polish graphic design studio Noeeko was asked to develop an appropriate …

5 Essential PR Tips for Small Businesses

<i>(photo credit: Desai Henderson Photography)</i><p>Elaborate public relations campaigns can often be an expensive undertaking. Creating a PR campaign to fit the needs of your small business will require focused time and effort, but doesn't have to break the bank. Below are a few tips to keep in mind when …

Alive and Kicking: Why Email Marketing Is Still a Huge Tool for Business

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In marketing circles, the debate I hear most often is over the existence of email marketing’s pulse: Is it dead or alive?<p>To me, the answer is obvious. Email is definitely NOT dead, nor will it be anytime soon. But before I …

Marketing

50 Best Logos Of 2015

The best logo designs of 2015, amazing collection of <b>top logos of 2015</b> based on logo concept, story board, unique idea and design. We believe that …

Convert your HTML Website to WordPress Theme With This Simple Tool

<b></b>As simple as 1, 2, 3…. . It only takes three steps to convert your traditional HTML website to a WordPress site in 15 seconds or less. This handy …

What true entrepreneurs really do

What is the difference between people who run a business and true entrepreneurs? In this article- Shawn Doyle uncovers the 6 key differences.

How to get the right kind of people to join your company?

It is becoming increasingly difficult to grab attention of potential investors, customers, and employees. The reason for this is quite simple; there …

Marketing

The elements of failure in a startup

Blood, sweat, and tears are the basics of a startup but that’s not all it takes to win. As a businessperson you need to put together the right team …

16 Print Ready Corporate Business Brochure Designs

Creative multi-purpose <b>Business Brochure Templates</b> for corporate businesses, annual reports or personal portfolio. All are <b>ready to print brochures</b> …

100 Free Fonts You Should Be Using In 2015

<i>The perfect font is hard to find.</i>Here at Canva, we know how difficult and time-consuming it can be to search for the perfect fonts every time you …

The 13 Most Bewitchingly Useful Websites for Creatives

This year it’s all treats and no tricks, we promise! Here’s our collection of the 13 most bewitchingly useful websites for creatives.