Travis Gallagher

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These 40 Powerful Life Lessons Can Immediately Change the Rest of Your Life

Truth resonates in your bones. Recognize it. Feel it. And do something about it.<p>Sometimes we get lost.<p>Other times we get distracted.<p>But most of all, we often get so consumed with the game of life--all of its pursuits, sensations, and experiences--that we forget the truths that lie at the core of …

Happiness

Nick Ray Talks New Alt Pop Album ‘Circles’

<b>Nick Ray</b> is a producer and singer/songwriter from New Orleans, Louisiana, who has the bold ability to showcase songs that blur genres between Pop, …

How Branding 'The Small Business Way' Got My Company Out Of Debt

Is it just me or are failure and debt a prerequisite to being a successful small business owner?<p>In 2011 I started a company with my graphic design husband with little knowledge of the industry: he was the creative, and I, “the business.” In retrospect our fearlessness was largely out of ignorance …

Small Business

‘Children of Men’: Alfonso Cuarón’s Bleak but Genius Vision of the Past, Present and the Future

When we say that <i>Children of Men</i> is, without a doubt, one of the best films made in this century, we put this claim forward calmly and only after long …

10 of the best VST/AU guitar amp/effect modelling plugins in the world today

Super models<p>And they’re not the only ones who benefit - virtual amp emulations are there to be used and abused by musicians and producers working in …

Our 6 Best Podcast Episodes of 2016

2016 was our best podcast year ever. (Okay, it was our only year. But still.)<p>As many of you know by now, 2016 was a flagship year for the No Film …

Filmmaking

Lighting Diagram Sketches That Reveal the Recipes Behind Photos

When photographer Paul Schlemmer started out in photography in his late teens, he spent the first four years studying the subject of light. As he …

Photography

Advanced video stabilisation with Premiere and After Effects

One of the most off putting things for viewers of video is shaky footage. The best way to keep the camera steady is to use a tripod, but sometimes we …

Quick Tips for Arranging Mixing Electric Acoustic Guitar Tracks

Most guitar tracks these days—both acoustic and electric—are the result of either close-miked audio recordings or DI (Direct Injected) guitar …

Fantasy Football 2016: 1st-Round Mock Draft and Winning Strategy

While all 32 NFL teams are preparing for the 2016 season with the start of the preseason schedule, millions of fantasy football players are squeezing in some last-minute research in anticipation of their ever-important drafts.<p>Landing the right sleeper running back or a game-changing wide receiver …

How to Create a Double Exposure Inspired Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

What You'll Be CreatingDouble exposure has been around, everywhere, for quite some time now. It's an interesting photographic technique that combines …

This device will let you control your DSLR with your smartphone over Wi-Fi

The Case Remote Air<p>Two years ago, a Chinese startup called Cheering Tech released the Case Remote, a wireless controller that lets you operate your DSLR from your smartphone or tablet. Now the company is back with the Case Remote Air, a smaller version of the controller, with a couple new …

5 Psychological Concepts Web Designers Should Use to Maximize Conversions

In order to create web pages that actually make a difference in terms of conversion, web designers need to understand how their designs can motivate …

UI Design

How to record studio-quality electric guitar tracks at home

Introduction<p>Even built-in software modellers like Guitar Rig; widely available plugins like AmpliTube and Slate Digital/Scuffham S-Gear; or something …

Fix It in Production: A 1st A.D. Tells You What Mistakes to Avoid when Shooting an Independent Film

Hannah Chapman, DP Aravind Ragupathi and 1st AD Jim McQuaid on set of <i>Memory of a Kiss</i><p>by Jim McQuaid<br>in Filmmaking, Production<br>on Jul 11, 2016<p>I’ve been …

UX Reality Check: 14 Hard Truths About Users

It can be hard for designers to take a step back and look at an app or website through users’ eyes. Here’s where to start.<p>After any amount of time in the design industry, you’ll most certainly hear someone refer to users as “dumb.” People talk about having to “dumb down” interfaces, design for “the …

UX Design

10 Underused and Untapped Online Marketing Tactics for Small Businesses

You've used all of the standard, popular marketing strategies with only moderate success. You wonder - are there things I am missing? Could there be other avenues I don't know about?<p>The short answer is "maybe." Here are a few you may not have tried - some are easy and doable quickly; some are a bit …

33 Epic Sites With Breathtaking Free Stock Photos

No matter how good your product is, you must present it in a clean, professional and most important natural way. Imagery is one of the strongest element in any form of design making an emotional connection with your customer so you should pay incredible attention to what imagery you use to …

Web Design

The 31 best Windows 10 apps of 2017: News, productivity, games and more

Our guide to the very best Windows 10 apps of 2017<p>Best Windows 10 apps: Multimedia<p>VLC Media Player has long been a staple download for Windows …

Handy Web Animations Tools

There are many web animation tools available in the market right now which helps web designers and developers create interactive animations with …

The complete astronomy guide of what to see during tomorrow night's rare lunar eclipse

There is a rare total lunar eclipse on Sunday night that won't happen again until 2033. Learn more about how to watch here.<p>So while you're looking up enjoying the view, we wanted to tell you about some of the other spectacular sights that will be out that night.<p>Especially because when the moon is …

15 fresh must download Photoshop actions

I love showcasing Photoshop actions there such a huge time saver. They are great resource to drastically reduce the amount of time you spend on using …

How to make money on Instagram

Although these are not directly clickable links within Instagram, using these techniques can help guide interested consumers to find your products or services. You’re trying to create an experience that gives your audience an easy path to make a purchase. Use caution if including a call to action …

Social Media

Why firing my best designer was my smartest business decision

Three years ago I decided to start a design firm from my college dorm room. Since then, we've grown to become boogie<b>,</b> a design-driven social media agency with a team of eight working out of two offices in Albany and Brooklyn.<p>As with any business, we've had our ups and downs, but one of the most …

26 Modern Business Cards PSD Templates (Print Ready)

Print ready templates <b>corporate business cards</b> design for your business as well as personal use. Download PSD corporate business card templates made …

If Software Is To Blame For Your Business Problems, You Might Be Making These 5 Mistakes

“I eventually had to rebuild the entire app again.”<p>“I can’t launch because our developers are taking too much time.”<p>“People will hate our company because our app sucks.”<p>If this sounds like you, you are not alone. You are joined by thousands of other founders who are relentlessly pursuing great …

SXSW 2015 Thursday: Miley Cyrus surprises, Bleachers score, and Ghostface Killah gets the band back together

The whispers at South By Southwest began early Thursday afternoon: Something big was coming to the Fader Fort. The headlining slot was reserved for …

Music

Google Plus Social Media Marketing for Small Businesses

A Guide to Social Media Marketing on Google+<p>Chapter 1 – An Introduction to Social Media Marketing<br>• Chapter 2 – A Guide to Social Media Marketing on …