#CreativeBranding - The Ruckus over the ‘new’ Tennessee State Logo Welcome to another episode of our Creative Branding series of posts where we get the experts to opine, chime in, critique and discuss everything from design faux passes to wow-inducing design techniques. Previously, we analyzed the YouTube-KitKat collaboration making news over the internet and how that went down with the design folks and ordinary consumers alike. Today we’ll look at something new, something fresh and something controversial that deserves some intense scrutiny from the design industry leaders. So, let’s get this show on the road with today’s question. Does the Tennessee State Logo seem worth it for the price it was designed for?
How to Practice Drawing — Study To get better as an artist you need to establish a practice, and do it right. The core of this practice is the Study Phase. The Study Phase is meant to be a mental workout. When you push yourself past your comfort zone in a physical workout, you body adapts and becomes stronger. The same is true of a mental workout.
Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Vine: Social Media Marketing Cheat Sheet So you want to use social media to market your brand? Sounds like a smart plan. The top sites collectively have billions of people actively using their platforms each and every day, and many of them come armed with credit cards. Add a Touch of Realism to Your Google Maps Using the Google Maps API is one of the most popular (if not the most popular) way to show geo-locations on today's websites. In this tutorial I'll demonstrate how I give my google maps a more realistic look and I'll give you some tips on how to make your own maps really shine! Step 1: Warming Up Our aim is to give the map a realistic look, while still allowing the user to zoom and pan it. We're going to obtain this effect by creating a semi-transparent .png image that will mask the map, then we'll use some CSS to position it on top of the map. Before opening Photoshop I suggest you take a real map, or a sheet of paper, and fold it like the map you're trying to render.
New Report Looks at Best Times to Post on the Major Social Platforms in 2019 Since the dawn of social media marketing, brands have been trying to work out the magical best time to post, in order to maximize engagement, boost reach and, ultimately, increase conversions. But here's the truth - there is no magical, one-size-fits-all, best time to post for every brand, on any social network. The truth is that it depends. It depends on your audience, on your industry, it depends on your products, what you post, consistency - there are a range of factors which play into when your best times to post on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or LinkedIn will be. But then again, knowing the generic best times, based on overall engagement, can give you some guidance, and help you re-think your strategy in order to better test and pinpoint your ideal best times.
The 69 Rules of Punctuation: All the ways to use each of the punctuation marks The title is a bit a misleading. Sadly, there are more than sixty-nine “rules” of punctuation. When it comes to punctuation rules, there are probably countless guidelines about how NOT to use them. But the reality is, if you can just learn what each of the punctuation marks do, you won’t have to worry so much about all the ways NOT to use them. This chart separates each of the 14 major punctuation marks (asterisks are excluded from this list) and identifies most all of the ways you could possibly use each punctuation mark. Note that some punctuation marks, like the en dash, have very few rules (only one this case), whereas others, like the comma, have over a dozen.
What is the Mandate of Heaven in China? Answer: The "Mandate of Heaven" is an ancient Chinese philosophical concept, which originated during the Zhou Dynasty (1046-256 BCE). The Mandate determines whether an emperor of China is sufficiently virtuous to rule; if he does not fulfill his obligations as emperor, then he loses the Mandate and thus the right to be emperor.
Branding Guidelines LinkedIn permits its members, third party developers, partners and the media ("you") to use its name, trademarks, logos, web pages, screenshots and other brand features (the LinkedIn "Brand Features", "Marks" or "logos") only in limited circumstances and as specified in these Guidelines. By using LinkedIn's Marks, you agree to adhere to these Guidelines and specifically to the Use Requirements and Terms below. If you have a separate agreement with LinkedIn that addresses use of the LinkedIn brand, that agreement shall govern your use of the LinkedIn Marks. LinkedIn, the LinkedIn logo, the IN logo and InMail are registered trademarks or trademarks of LinkedIn Corporation and its affiliates in the United States and/or other countries.
Top 5 free online logo maker tools - TechieGIG Logo portrays the identity, objective and goals of a brand thus it is important to have a professional looking logo for it. This is the very first step you need to take when you start branding of your business. You may look at the logos of big e-commerce brands like Flipkart, Amazon, Shopclues, and others. Social Media Strategy: Make The Most of A Social Media Plan Social media became a must-have tool for many businesses out there. Are these companies using social networks to their full potential, though? Simply creating a profile and posting random content every once in a while is not enough anymore. Actually, it never was. Yet, many businesses don’t seem to have a documented social media marketing strategy.
GivingTuesday - 14 Android & iPhone Apps to Achieve Design Nirvana Without imagination, we’d still be living in a cave with that lingering feeling that we are missing out on something phenomenally life-altering. But where will be this gnawing sense to explore things? To draw? To create? Or just you know, to scratch an itch? We’ve come a long way since then, expanding our thinking, consciousness and creative spark to untold levels. Ancient China Religions, Ancient Chinese Religious Beliefs Advert Ancient China Religion: History has witnessed that religion has always evolved with the evolution of different civilizations and various beliefs have come and disappeared along with the disappearance of a particular civilization.
What Happens to Your Social Media Profiles When You Die? [INFOGRAPHIC] One of life's most perplexing existential questions gets a lot more complicated when you factor in social media. While there's no definitive answer to what happens to us when we die, Dan Shaffer at WebpageFX put together a visual guide to social media life after death. While Twitter will start deleting accounts after six months of inactivity, most other social networks won't touch your profile unless specifically asked by a family member or an agent of law enforcement.