Roundups

Top 25 Royalty Free Stock Photo Sites

If you are webmaster looking to add great images to your site, a web designer in need of photos, or a video editor in need of artwork, then knowing the top royalty free stock photo sites could come in handy. Royalty free images are either sold commercially or given away free of charge. If the user has to pay it is typically only once and the images can be used multiple times and in different applications and projects. It is important to read the image licenses carefully since they could carry certain restrictions, however, in most instances once you purchase a royalty free image you can use it on more than one website, include it in your designs, or incorporate it in your promotional and sales videos.

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Must Read Links for Web Designers and Developers – Volume 3

The 3rd installment of our ‘Must Read Links for Web Designers and Developers’ is our biggest and best yet with over 80 awesome links to check out. I can’t think of a better way to spend a cold February weekend.

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Five Must-Have Collaboration Tools for Freelancers and Small Businesses

Gone are the days when you needed your own server for collaborative work between colleagues. Today, it’s possible to create an entire business on subscription plans and free collaboration tools that help you do everything you need with minimal effort and maximum reliability. This has already led to the creation of virtual offices all over the world – the open source ecosystem being one of the biggest and most successful examples of this. That shows that it’s finally possible to do away with expensive rental plans for offices and thousands of dollars for setting up and maintaining even a small-sized infrastructure.

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Everything You Need to Know About Social Networks [INFOGRAPHIC]

It would be an understatement to say that Social Networking is big time. The time has come where it isn’t enough to have the domain name you want available, you must also make sure usernames on the most popular networks are also available. With that said, check out this awesome infographic we created to show you just how popular Social Networking is.

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HTML and CSS for beginners

With the help of CMS platforms such as WordPress, Drupal, Joomla, or TextPattern almost anyone, with little to no HTML or CSS knowledge can have a website up and running in a matter of minutes. However, if you want to be able to format web pages, then learning at least some of the basic HTML tags and being able to use different CSS elements such as colors, layouts, or fonts, then a quick crash course on HTML and CSS would be beneficial.

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Invoicing Should be Easy — and With These Apps, It Will Be

I always remind my colleagues of one rule that has served me very well through the years: “if it ain’t automated or delegated, it ain’t right.” Of course, not everything in life can be that way, but all the non-core activities of your business should be judged by this criteria as strictly as possible. That’s the only way you’ll ever find enough time to actually do your main job and even think about strategies of expanding it.

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Must Read Links for Web Designers and Developers – Volume 2

Today I am pleased to bring you Volume 2 of the interesting links I have gathered. If you are at all interested in anything web design/development related I am sure you will find a link or two that interests you in this list.

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What type of Web Hosting is right for you?

We have had articles about domain names so we figured it was only right to have one on web hosting. After you register a domain name, the next logical step is to find a host for your new web site. The great news is that the prices of bandwidth have been steadily falling for the past few years and today the hosting plans are more affordable than ever.

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