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How To Be A Successful Freelancer Working as a freelancer can be very rewarding. You get to chuck the nine to five grind and work whenever you like. You can leave that tiny cubicle behind and work out of your own home office. You won’t have to lose three hours out of every day on that long miserable commute either. As a freelancer going to work is as easy as rolling out of bed. Well, working for yourself can indeed be a slice of heaven, but it doesn’t start out that way. People aren’t sitting around waiting to give you money. Don’t despair it isn’t as bad as it sounds. Take A Look At These Great Deals To Start Off 2015 Now is the time for fulfilling New Year’s resolutions and if one of those resolutions was to spruce up your website and make it stand out from the crowd, we’ve got just what you need. In order to be sure that you start off the new year the right way, we’ve gathered up the best deals and the most useful tools around and we’re going to tell you all about them. Mighty Deals

100+ Free Mockups: Apple Watch and Other Latest Smartwatches Smartwatch is not a gadget from the future, it belongs to present time. That is the reason there are so many clients requiring designers to create apps for smartwatches and that’s the reason why we have been focusing on designing for smartwatches for few weeks. Now when we have covered techniques of UI designing for smartwatches, it is time to find some resources to present those designs. After all, presentation is half the design. So today I have selected some of the best looking Apple Watch (why not iWatch?) INSPIRATIONS Archives There is no limit for inspiration and when it comes to webdesign this is much more unlimited. As usual,we continue to showcase beautiful and interesting website examples that we came across during the week.If you want to take a look... Creating an attractive visual identity is paramount to developing a memorable brand that will be remembered. With the development of the internet, even the smallest web sites now have their own logo, corporate (or web site) colors, and aspects that... When it comes to establishing brand identity, nothing is more important than a company’s logo.

Cromoart Desktop Calendar – January 2014 2014 begins and we are starting the fourth round of our desktop calendar series. We are looking forward to a successful New Year and wish you all the best. Digital Publishing Platforms 16 Tools for Creating e-magazines from scratch. Adobe DPS Web: Publish on: Tablets, Phones Supported OS: Price: from $19.99 per month Resize the Default Resolution of Thumbnails in Blogger As promised in part9 we are sharing today the trick to resize Blogspot thumbnails. Blogger stores media thumbnails in dimensions of 72 x 72 pixels in size. All pictures that you upload inside your blog posts are stored inside JSON feed and XML feed with 72px width and 72px height. The thumbnail images are saved originally in small square sized snapshots which if stretched out using CSS distorts the original resolution of the pictures and as a result they are displayed in poor quality resolution.

Create a gallery in Adobe DPS in 10 easy steps Series of mini-tutorials. I’ll show how-to design basic features using different publishing tools (Adobe DPS, Mag+, Prss and others). The first mini-tut is How-to create a gallery in 10 easy steps using Adobe DPS tool. Let’s take a look at some examples from existing magazines: They are slightly different but they all based on the same principle. Free Instagram Downloader Lets You Save All Photos Shared By Any User Facebook’s recent $1 billion acquisition of Instagram created a lot of fuss and made the service even more popular among the masses. Launched exclusively as an iOS app, Instagram made its way to Android later (and there’s no knowing where the service is headed next), and now, it is even more mainstream than ever before. If you’re an avid Instagram user (who isn’t, anyway?), then you must have known that Instagram doesn’t allow you to download images hosted on their website, at least natively. For the very purpose, you need to look for third-party solutions, such as desktop clients and web apps, to download the photos to your PC. Previously, we have covered a plethora of Instagram image downloaders, including Instagrille For Pokki, Instarchive web app and 4K Stogram For Windows, all of which let you download Instagram images in batch.

Screen Capture Software for Windows, Mac, and Chrome Context is everything. Recording a video lets the person on the other end actually hear your voice. So the next time a webpage, PDF, or video edit is sent to you for feedback, consider dropping the red pen and record a video instead. Lookup Your Instagram User ID Enter your instagram username in the field below to lookup your id. The Instagram API allows developers easy access to any of the images found on Instagram programmatically. Unfortunately for now the API remains read only, therefore there is no way to upload images to Instagram without using the official Android or iOS app. But being read-only doesn't mean you can’t do a lot of really cool stuff with Instagram API. For example, you can make a request to pull all Instagram photos taken within a certain geographic region.

FlexSlider Basic Image Slider Widget for Blogger ~ ISFB This is a responsive jQuery image slider. This simple but amazing slider developed by It has some really nice features that makes you like it. The most cool feature is it is extremely responsive and lightweight; you don't have to tensed about the sliders width / height even all images width and height are auto adjustable. Here it is customized for blogger/blogspot so you can just copy and paste the code to install on your blogger blog. Check out the live demo below. Ninja Slider: Responsive Image Slideshow, touch-enabled and mobile-friendly The pager will have an ID that is the slider id plus "-pager". For example, if your slider id is "slider2", then its pager id will be "slider2-pager". In the following examples we assume the pager id is "ninja-slider-pager". By default, the Ninja Slider script will automatically create a pager and place it directly beneath the slider. The generated code will be:

Add JavaScript Image Slider to Blogger Easily ~ ISFB Here I’m sharing a cool JavaScript image slider for blogger. It could be easily usable as featured content on blogger blog. This image slider is created by A really cool slider is this. Demo 4: jQuery Slideshow We can add multiple jQuery slideshows into the same page. In this demo we've added two: one shows the thumbnails and the other shows their details. We added a script into the page that will display the second slideshow when the ENLARGE button or when the active thumb in the first image slideshow is clicked. Markup <div id="thumbnail-slider"> (...ommitted for brevity) </div><div id="thumbs2" style="display:none;"><div class="inner"> (...ommitted for brevity) </div><div id="closeBtn">CLOSE</div></div> The two jQuery slideshows can use different thumbnails, or just as this demo did, use the same thumbnails.