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Creating the Comic Book Visual Style Effect

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This tutorial will guide you how to make an ordinary photo into a comic styled image. Comics usually have their distinctive halftone effect and heavy …

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Become a Google Master with these 20 Awesome Search Tips and Tricks

Google arguably has the most advanced technology and algorithm in all of website systems to date. But Google isn’t just a search engine for it doesn’t just find websites, people or products for you. With these 25 amazing Google search tip and tricks, Google can help you find almost anything.

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5 Must Have Exclusive Add-ons for Firefox 4

With the full release of Mozilla Firefox 4 just around the corner, and Firefox 4 RC 2 already available to the public, there are many new add-ons that play around with the new framework that Mozilla is introducing. Many other extensions and themes are being ported over from older versions of the open source web browser, but here we will just be focusing on the add-ons only available for Firefox 4.

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How to Value Your Skills and Get Paid What You are Worth

If you are just starting out as a graphic designer or web developer, you might find it difficult to decide on what rates to charge; as you gain more experience, this is something that you hardly ever think of and you would find yourself pricing your work just right, so that you get enough projects without underselling yourself.

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How to get Affordable Tech Support for Small Businesses/Freelancers

A small business has little or no capital to spare, which translates into an ongoing struggle of meeting ends by cutting down as many costs as possible. Sometimes you end up handling accounts, sales, customer service, and operations all by yourself; and sometimes you even do the actual job if your employees are busy with another project and there’s a deadline you can’t skip. In the midst of this struggle, imagine that one of your computers breaks down.

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11 Tips for Freelancers to get Paid on Time

If you are a designer or a freelancer, offering your services online, there is little chance that you would meet any of your clients face-to-face: in fact, most of them could be living in another country or a different continent and your only means of reaching them is by email, fax, or telephone. Even though making a living online has its many advantages, quite often being paid on time for the services that you offer could prove challenging. Here are a few simple steps that you could take in order to ensure that you are paid what you are owed.

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Solid State Drives — The Future of Data Storage

While many people who are quite comfortable using a computer may have heard the term “Solid State Drive,” (SSD) few of them realize what they really are. In fact, many computer-literate people don’t know that hard disk drives actually have moving parts. It is only when you tell them that an SSD doesn’t have any moving parts, they come back with a question, “how’s that any different from a regular hard drive?”

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Maximize Your Revenue With These Brilliant Alternatives to Google AdSense

Ever heard of the saying “don’t put all your eggs in one basket”? That principle applies to a number of things related to a small business or a blog be it marketing, revenue channels, or even something as simple as monetizing your website. And what’s more synonymous with website monetizing than Google AdSense?

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