9 Best Online Portfolio Website Builders (Updated 2019)

If you are a designer, artist, or photographer you know that you need a website to showcase your portfolio. If you want to be taken seriously you need something to link to other than your Instagram. Last week I went down the rabbit hole of “how to make a portfolio website”. My mo…

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99designs Review [Experience of Buying a Logo]

Do you need a new logo for your business? Or perhaps you are creating a flyer or new set of business cards that needs a unique design. 99designs gives you the creative options that come from using the services of an actual designer, not just a pre-designed template. But is it wor…

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Canva vs. the Competition (Top 10 Design Tools Reviewed)

Solid graphic design and visuals play a large part in a business’ success. Your branding and design elements help make your company recognizable and memorable. Logos, brochures, and even the right type of font send a message to potential clients. So, having the right design is in…

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FreshBooks vs. QuickBooks vs. Xero [A Review of Which Is the Best]

There’s nothing like the freedom of running your own business. But delivering a product or service is only part of the job. Proper financial administration and bookkeeping can make or break your business. Table of Contents FreshBooks Review QuickBooks Review Xero Review The Compa…

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35 Great Gifts for Graphic Designers

On the lookout for great gifts for the graphic designers on your team? Buying gifts for creatives may seem difficult, but it’s really not. Beyond cool pens and notebooks, think “artsy” and maybe even “quirky” gifts that make their job easier or give their creative mind a little b…

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Skillshare vs. Udemy vs. Lynda Review [Plus Discount Code]

Have you ever wanted to take a class to fine-tune your skills? Or maybe there was a hobby you had an interest in, but never had the time to learn? In this review, we put Skillshare, Udemy, and Lynda head-to-head and weight the pros and cons. Table of Contents The Basics Who’ll Us…

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59 Best Instagram Hashtags for Graphic Designers

Instagram is a great way to promote your work as a designer. To get more exposure you can use hashtags related to your design. We have used hashtags to gain thousands of new followers on our Instagram. Studies have found that they increase the average engagement on a post by 12.6…

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Top 12 Best Graphics Tablets [Updated 2018]

You’re ready for your next project. Or, are you? When was the last time you updated your graphics tablet? An digital designer or artist is only as good as their tools. Don’t get stuck with subpar equipment. If your tablet is getting in the way of your creativity, it may spell dis…

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How to Trademark and Copyright Your Logo

Learn how to trademark a logo and prevent others from using it illegally. Registering a trademark and copyright will protect your logo from infringement. A unique, creative logo is an integral part of your brand image. It helps you attract new customers and makes you stand out fr…

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Pixpa Portfolio Builder Review [Updated 2018]

Designers, photographers, artists, and architects all have one thing in common — their portfolios are the lifeblood of their work. A great portfolio separates you from the rest of the crowd. There’s just one problem. You may not have the coding experience needed to create your ow…

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