Massive 75% Discount on Website Builder Tool: Webydo

Massive 75% Discount on Website Builder Tool: Webydo

We managed to get you a huge 75%-off discount coupon code for Webydo. Webydo is a platform for designers to create, manage and design sites without having to write a single line of code.

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9 Tips for Taking Better Photos with Your Camera Phone

9 Tips for Taking Better Photos with Your Camera Phone

I could inundate you with the technical details of your camera phones and write down photo jargon that will only serve to confuse everyone (even me). But you can probably find that information on your own (I did). What you really want, is a quick and painless way to take better photos with your camera phone right away.

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The Winners of Developer’s Licenses to Simplemaps

The Winners of Developer’s Licenses to Simplemaps

We recently posted a giveaway of 3 Developer’s Licenses to Simplemaps – a tool for creating useful interactive HTML maps. Read on to learn who the three lucky Design Instruct readers are.

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Win a Free Hosted Online Portfolio Website (Worth $400+)

Win a Free Hosted Online Portfolio Website (Worth $400+)

Portfoliobox — a refreshingly new web tool for creating your own online portfolio website — teamed up with us to give away five Portfoliobox Pro accounts loaded with all the features you’ll ever need for creating stunning and memorable online portfolio sites. The accounts will be free for five years, meaning you’ll be winning a prize valued at $414. Read on to see how you can win a Portfoliobox Pro account!

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5 Questions to Ask Before You Jump into Freelancing

5 Questions to Ask Before You Jump into Freelancing

Many people want to become full-time freelancers. It sure sounds fun: being your own boss, ditching the alarm clock, taking vacations whenever you want.

However, the harsh reality is that most freelancers struggle to get clients and they barely make ends meet.

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12 Websites to Go to for Typography Inspiration

12 Websites to Go to for Typography Inspiration

Are you in need of typography inspiration? Here are some excellent online galleries and showcase sites that dedicate themselves to finding and featuring great typography from around the Web.

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Win an Interactive HTML5 Map Developer’s License (Worth $499)

Win an Interactive HTML5 Map Developer’s License (Worth $499)

We partnered up with Simplemaps to give out 3 Developer’s Licenses to their interactive HTML maps. The lifetime licenses we’re giving away allow you to use Simplemaps’s JavaScript-powered HTML5 World and U.S. maps on an unlimited number of websites that you own or develop. A Developer’s License will normally cost you $499 and here’s your chance to get it for free.

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5 Books That Will Instantly Improve Your Productivity

5 Books That Will Instantly Improve Your Productivity

Do you constantly feel stressed out about finishing your projects and tasks on time? Do you work extremely long hours, yet still have that nagging gut feeling telling you that you haven’t really accomplished much? Do you find it difficult to motivate yourself to work?

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A Guide to Print Finishes

A Guide to Print Finishes

A trip to your printer for a consultation on a new printing project or browsing your online printer’s website can sometimes make you feel like a child in a candy store. So many options! So many possibilities! So hard to choose. This guide can help you on these tough choices.

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5 Ideas for Improving Your Client Services as a Freelancer

5 Ideas for Improving Your Client Services as a Freelancer

What things can you do to provide your clients with excellent service so that they keep coming back to you? How can you make your design business stand out from the crowd by providing your clients good project experiences? This article shares some ideas you can implement right now.

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When Should You Reject a New Client?

When Should You Reject a New Client?

Freelancers, especially those of us just starting out, often live in constant fear that starvation is just around the corner, and that every client is going to be our last. This makes us prone to accepting any new client and project that come our way, even if they are not right for our business.

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30 New Free Graphic Resources for Web Designers

30 New Free Graphic Resources for Web Designers

The Web often surprises us with beautiful and useful free stuff. In the last 2 months, I took on the task of compiling the newest free, high-quality web and UI design resources I could find that feature the latest design trends (flat UI, long shadows, iOS 7, minimalism, etc.). I would like to share my discoveries with you.

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