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BlendMeIn is a free Photoshop extension — and as of a few hours ago, also a free Illustrator extension — that lets you easily search and use free design resources like icons and vector shapes from within the software. Continue reading… Continue Reading: BlendMeIn Helps You Find Design Freebies without Leaving Photoshop     

Categories: Website Design

These are the sort of tools that are handy to have around if you have run out of inspiration or you want to try out a handful of ideas before picking which design path to go down. Some of them are also good if you have to create a lot of logos in a short space of time. 1. Logo Design Studio Here you start off with five hundred logo [...]

Categories: Website Design

Even though we’ll keep getting talk about hydrogen fuel cells and fully electric vehicles, there is still a lot more to be said about just getting more fuel efficient vehicles at all. And this could be one of the craziest extensions of that philosophy to date. For starters, the Urbee 2 is a car that was built using 3D printing, rather than more conventional manufacturing methods. They aim to drive [...]

Categories: Website Design

You’re probably used to downloading email attachments, but each of those files takes time to download, eats up space on your device, and can get buried deep inside your “Downloads” folder. With today’s update to Gmail, you can skip that whole process. Instead, you can view attachments and save files directly to Google Drive without ever leaving Gmail, making it easy to access them later from whatever device you’re on—computer, [...]

Categories: SEO

Posted by jennita Holy wow! Over the past two and half weeks we’ve gathered more than 2,500 responses from marketers across the globe for this year’s Moz Industry Survey. We’d like to send a huge THANK YOU to everyone who’s participated so far. The thing is, we’d love to get at least 3,000 responses to insure we have a good set of data. We’re planning on closing the survey next [...]

Categories: Internet Marketing

Advertise here with BSA Every week my email inbox is overflowing with marketing emails that, for the most part, are not very interesting. But a few weeks ago I got an email from the guys at LearnWebDevelopment.com that really caught my attention. I met these guys at a conference last year, and they invited me to check out their program. After spending some time with them and exchanging a slew [...]

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It’s official: SES Chicago blew us away. Get it? Blew away – windy city? Well, we thought it was clever. After flying through the clouds and getting to watch the sunrise from the plane, and (very, very slowly) navigating rush hour traffic I arrived at the downtown Chicago Marriott ready to learn all I could about paid, earned, and owned search with TopRank Account Manager Brian Larson. There were dozens [...]

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I was recently interviewed on the subject of changing technologies in design, along side other designers; Chris Spooner, Eric Karjaluoto, T.R. Eisenberg and David Airey. Below are my answers, but you can find the full post over on Joanna Designs blog. As such an experienced designer, how do you manage to keep up with all the new trends and technologies? I’ve personally found that the best way to keep up with the [...]

Categories: Website Design

Recently, I had the chance to talk with Andreas Preis, a German-based illustrator, and Psdtuts+ author, that has worked for a variety of clients, including Adidas, DC Comics, ESPN Classic, NIKE, and many more. During the interview, we talked about a variety of topics including why he prefers to use traditional drawing techniques, what his favorite tools are, how to earn some extra money on the side, using social media, [...]

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   Developing a product is one thing, bringing it to market is another. In this article, Rachel explains how to start with a new product, develop and support it over time. Interested in learning more? Rachel will be hosting a full-day Smashing workshop on “Shipping Your Product” in Berlin, and she has contributed a chapter on customer support to the brand new upcoming Smashing Book #4 (to be released in [...]

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