Blast From The Past: Web Design Trends You’ll Never Forget

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Remember what websites looked like in the '90s? If you're thinking Comic Sans, Scrolling Marquees, Hit Counters, and Animated GIFs, you're on the right track. Thankfully a lot has changed since then, but there are some design elements that have lingered through the years, whether they've inspired new trends or trends that are hot on the comeback trail. Think … [Read more...]

Always Show Up For A Meeting 5 Minutes Late, Here’s Why

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When it comes to the workplace, perception matters. You want to play your cards right and 'appear' busy. If you've been showing up for meetings on or before time, you're doing it all wrong. This brilliant graphic shows the correlation between the time you enter for a meeting and your co-workers' perception of you. The sweet spot is 5 minutes after the … [Read more...]

200 Legit Ways To Make Money Online

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Here's the most comprehensive list of ways to make money online you've ever come across. From blogging and affiliate marketing to paid surveys and freelance, this excellent infographic from Survey Spencer just about covers it all. From our own experience, we can tell you about blogging - it's not easy to make money in the beginning. But if you stick to your … [Read more...]

15 Types Of Difficult Clients And How To Handle Them Effectively

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Every agency has that one client from hell. The one who monopolizes your time, frustrates the entire staff, and makes unreasonable demands. If you've got more than one, you probably spend three out of four weekends in office. If we apply the Pareto principle (or 80:20 rule) to the agency-client relationship, 80% of an agency's resources are … [Read more...]

Free Download: 110 Flat Icons For Personal or Commercial Use

Free Download: 110 Flat Icons For Personal or Commercial Use

Add a touch of elegance to your next web project with these 110 free, flat icons that'll make your designs look professional, classy and cohesive. There are two sets - one with icons inside round buttons and the other without. PNG and original Photoshop PSD files are included in the ZIP package. … [Read more...]

Learn How To Code And Watch Your Instructor Undress As You Progress

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Here's a WTF concept that no one probably thought of until now. CodeBabes offers video tutorials in HTML, CSS, PHP, etc., but with a twist. Watch the lesson, pass the quiz and your instructor will lose one piece of clothing. That's right, the more code you learn, the less clothes they wear. Check out this promo video featuring CodeBabe Cami Li explaining the … [Read more...]

13 Scientific Ways To Beat Work Stress And Increase Productivity

13 Scientific Ways To Beat Work Stress And Increase Productivity

85% of the stuff we worry about never actually happens. 7 out of 10 adults say they experience stress or anxiety every day. 46% of them said they screamed at their spouse, partner or children when stressed in the last month. Excess workload and people issues are the top reasons for job dissatisfaction. So how can one overcome the odds and boost productivity? … [Read more...]

Top 10 Tips To Help You Choose The Right Fonts For Your Next Project

Top 10 Tips To Help You Choose The Right Fonts For Your Next Project

Typography is an art. Done the right way, it can breathe life into even the most mundane of designs. These 10 commandments lay down the key principles of good typography and act as a definitive guide to help you shortlist the right fonts for your next design project. A must view for everyone in the business. Thanks to Evan Brown at DesignMantic for this … [Read more...]

50 Free, Flat And Gorgeous Icon Sets For The Modern Designer

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Web and user interface design trends have changed. Flat is in, skeuomorphism is out. Long shadows are in, bevels are out. We at DigitalSynopsis.com want to make life simpler for you creative folk. Here are 50 awesome modern icon sets for your next web project and guess what, they're all FREE! … [Read more...]

Work Stress – Causes, Costs, Effects And Remedies

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Did you know - job stress is the #1 cause of stress in the U.S. and costs American businesses $300 billion dollars a year! In today's challenging work environment, it's hard to cope with the pressure of justifying your salary, performing above par and handling annoying bosses and colleagues. These informative infographics cover the primary causes, effects … [Read more...]

Who Is Spying On You And How To Stop Them [INFOGRAPHIC]

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The internet is full of clever a-holes trying to get a hold of your personal information. Most people realize this AFTER someone's hacked into their accounts. The smarter folks take the necessary steps beforehand, realizing the fact that EVERYONE IS PRONE to threats online. … [Read more...]

Outsourcing Platforms Compared – oDesk vs Elance vs Freelancer vs 99designs

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With a combined workforce of over 14 million freelancers, 11 million jobs and $1.8 billion in cumulative freelancer earnings - oDesk, Elance, Freelancer and 99 Designs are the 4 biggest outsourcing platforms today. This cool infographic by TimeDoctor compares these 4 major players on several different parameters, providing interesting information if you're … [Read more...]