Should You Start a Blog? The Truth About 7 Benefits of Blogging

Should You Start a Blog The Truth About 7 Benefits of Blogging
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Designer, Developer, entrepreneur. Everyone should start a blog, right? This is what many people are trying to convince us about. What if blogging is actually not the best choice for everyone? Blogging can have many benefits, but are these benefits real? What is the truth? In this article, you will learn about seven benefits of blogging and the truth about each of them. Hopefully, this article will give you enough information to make the right decision. Continue reading “Should You Start a Blog? The Truth About 7 Benefits of Blogging”

5 Simple Tips for Giving Great and Valuable Feedback

5 Simple Tips for Giving Great and Valuable Feedback
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Giving feedback or critiquing someone’s work is easy. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean we are helping the author or providing any value. There are some characteristics or attributes great and valuable feedback must have. Otherwise, it is useless. In this article, we will discuss these characteristics and take a look at five simple tips to embed them in our feedback. Let’s take a look at how to use feedback to improve work of others. I hope you will enjoy this article. Continue reading “5 Simple Tips for Giving Great and Valuable Feedback”

9 Key Lessons From Working for Design Agency Designers Must Know Pt2

9 Key Lessons From Working for Design Agency Designers Must Know Pt2
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Working for design agency can be a great opportunity for designer to learn a lot about design and business. In this second part of this miniseries, we will discuss the last five lessons I learned from working for design agency. These lessons include topics such as focusing on moving fast and testing ideas, what to do when you get stuck, building a reputation and more. I hope that these lessons will make it easier for you to build a career or business in the design industry. Continue reading “9 Key Lessons From Working for Design Agency Designers Must Know Pt2”

9 Key Lessons From Working for Design Agency Designers Must Know Pt1

9 Key Lessons From Working for Design Agency Designers Must Know Pt1
Reading Time: 11 minutes

Working for design agency is one way to start your design career. Some designers decide to work full-time others choose freelancing. Still, working for design agency can teach designer valuable lesson she can apply almost everywhere. In this two-part article I will share with you nine key lessons I learned from working with one of the top Czech design agencies, as a freelancer. I hope you will find these nine lessons useful for your career or business. Continue reading “9 Key Lessons From Working for Design Agency Designers Must Know Pt1”

Should You Work for Free? No, and Here is Why

Should You Work for Free
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Doing work for free is one of those ways some designers are trying to get exposure and traction. Let’s face it. When you are just starting out, and have nothing to show, it is hard to find good paid jobs. Without a portfolio or at least a few examples of work, it is hard to convince people to trust and hire you. Then, no wonder a lot of designers are willing to work for free. However, this is often a big mistake. In this article, we will discuss some reasons why you should not work for free. Continue reading “Should You Work for Free? No, and Here is Why”

How Do You Get on Dribbble and Become a Player

How Do You Get on Dribbble and Become a Player
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Dribbble is one of the most popular places for designers to show their work. It is also a very popular place for designers to find inspiration. And, as such, dribbble has very high barriers to entry. It is hard to get there. You can create an account, but you need to get an invite Otherwise, you are not allowed to post. Without the invite, you can only like shots and follow other designers. This article will give you four tips, which I hope, will help you find your way in. Continue reading “How Do You Get on Dribbble and Become a Player”