Archive for August, 2010

August 30, 2010 Off

The Creative Brief

By in Advertising, Design

When you’re brainstorming concept ideas for your ad agency’s next campaign, those ideas have to begin somewhere. As brilliant as us creative folk are, we sometimes need help to hone in on a good idea. We need to be pointed in a certain direction. Without knowing which way to go, a creative mind can run […]

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August 28, 2010 Off

10 Useful WordPress Contact Form Plugins

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If you are running a blog, you need a contact form that let your viewers reach you for more information. For instance, if you run a personal blog, you need contact form so that advertisers can contact you easily. Contact form is one important entity for all websites / blogs. Here are ten popular WordPress […]

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August 23, 2010 Off

Finding the Right Career Path in Design

By in Job Finding Tips

When you have a solid background in design, the world is your oyster. Today there are countless avenues that you can explore if you’re a skilled designer with the education and experience to back it up. Design has become such an integral part of many industries, so opportunities to explore different areas of design are […]

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August 19, 2010 Off

10 Useful eCommerce Plugins for WordPress

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Following are ten useful eCommerce plugins for WordPress which enable you to customize and use WordPress content management system as an online store. 1. PHPurchase: It is one of the best plugins that many WordPress e-commerce sites use. This plugin let you quickly integrate online shop with fully functional shopping cart. Some of the features of this […]

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August 17, 2010 Off

Creative Differences

By in Advertising, Design

It’s no surprise that the advertising industry is full of egos. A company full of creative minds is bound to have some friction from time to time when ideas don’t agree. And of course some of those stereotypes about creative people are true – that they can be overly passionate and attached to their own […]

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August 12, 2010 2

10 Useful CSS Tools for Web Developers and Designers

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Useful web based tools are always great. Following are some handy CSS tools and resources for web designers and developers. CSS Type Set CSS Type Set is a web based typography tool that enables web designers and developers to interactively test and learn how to style their web content. This tool allows you to set […]

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August 9, 2010 1

Networking in Design

By in Job Finding Tips

Every job has its ups and downs. And depending on who you are and what you like, those ups and downs are different for everyone. No matter how you slice it, networking is a part of the advertising industry. If you’re an outgoing, bubbly and talkative person then this aspect will not only come naturally […]

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August 5, 2010 Off

5 Useful Tools and Resources for Web Designers

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Following are five useful tools and resources for web designers and developers. These utilities help in improving your work flow and in enhancing the functionality of your websites. The resources include CSS generator, JavaScript debugging tools, APIs for building web applications and more.

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August 3, 2010 Off

Design Can Change

By in Design, Review

Once in awhile, I start feeling just a tad selfish for going into advertising. I have friends who are going through hell to become doctors, occupational therapists, nurses, and friends who just do charity work and volunteer in their spare time. I on the other hand, love to write. So that’s what I do. I […]

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