Archives for July 2011

10 of the Best Photoshop Tutorials Created in July

It’s the end of the month and there were a lot of Photoshop tutorials created. This month seemed to be mostly about beginner and intermediate level Photoshop tutorials. But all them were interesting. Out of all of them, I have listed by website, ten of my favorite Photoshop tutorials created in July. Most of the […]

Think Web 2.0 for Contemporary Website Design

The recent developments in website design have led to the ushering of Web 2.0. This phrase often comes up during discussions and deliberations about the Internet and website design. However, not many people actually understand what Web 2.0 actually means. The fact is that Web 2.0 fundamentals are being increasingly used in blogs, web applications, […]

5 Free High Quality Concrete Textures

This week’s free textures are from Grunge Textures and they are high quality concrete textures. As mentioned in the last texture article, Grunge Textures offers free high quality textures for personal and commercial use. Over the last few weeks I have been looking for some great concrete textures for several small design projects I am […]

QuickTip: How to Opt out of Google Plus Email Notifications

Now that Google Plus Network is one of the more popular social media networks, its time to shut down those annoying email notifications. If you are like me, you spend a lot of time on there. If that’s the case, then you are engaging with those in your circles and those that you are following. […]

Promote your Google+ Account on Your Blog or Website

Google Plus Network has been in beta for almost a month and it looks like its here to stay. It’s getting so popular, big name probloggers are leaving Facebook to go full time with Google Plus. Are you using Google Plus Network? If so, how much time are you spending on there? For me, I […]

Fluid Vs Fixed Design: Which is Better?

For as long I can remember, the question I am always asked or ask myself when working a design is, “Which is better? Fixed or fluid design?” This is a great question and the answer is it depends. Personally, I prefer a fixed design. Today, I decided it was time to talk about fixed and […]

QuickTip: How to Quickly Search and Find People On Google Plus

With the growing popularity of the Google Plus Network, its only natural that the subscriber numbers have reached over a million users. With so many people using Google Plus you should be able to connect with your friends, niche related contacts, and new social media friends. But with the limited options Google gives to make […]

How to Craft a Modern Resume [Infographic]

Lately I have been going to a weekly networking meeting. These meetings usually have speakers that talk about anything from finding that perfect job or using social media and how it can help you with your career. Recently we had a speaker that talk about the traditional resume being boring and that as a job […]

High Quality Metal Textures

This week’s free textures are from a great site called Grunge Textures. This site offers high quality grunge textures for personal and commercial use. While looking through the different texture sites for inspiration, I was drawn towards Grunge Textures’ metal textures. I found so many great textures and I decided that this weeks free high […]

Site Will be Going down For a Few Hours

Hi guys, just a quick post to let everyone know that I will bring the site down for a few hours to remove some old plugins, clean up the database, and to start some testing on the theme that is about to go live. If you see any weird design issues or the maintenance page […]

Get an Easy to Remember Google Plus Network Profile URL

If you have been using Google Plus Network, you know how ugly and hard it is to remember your profile URL. Currently Google Plus doesn’t offer a Google Plus Vanity URL. Currently from what I found about why doesn’t offer a vanity URL, they believe that if they offer vanity URLs it might leave users […]

Mash Up #17: Topics in Design, Multi-Author Blogging, Search Rankings, SEO, Social Media, and HDR Photography

Hi everyone, it’s time once again for our weekly Mash Up series. This series is a list of great articles I have read over the last week or so and I share them here. Generally these lists have articles for everyone. You can usually find a great listing of design related articles. But I also […]