HOW TO: Create Circle Photos with PicMonkey

In this tutorial, I'll show you how to use PicMonkey - a free web-based photo editor -- to create circle photos (complete with cool filters!). You can check out some great examples of how web designers use circle photos here, here and here. I even use them on the Uncommon.ly site (here and here).

How to Create Typographic Quotes in Inkscape

If you're on Pinterest or Tumblr, then you know how popular images with well-designed quotes are. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to use Inkscape to create your own typographic quotes to share online. Once you get the hang of it, you'll realize how simple (and addicting) it is to do this. Plus, considering how visual social media has become, an image (like the one to the left) can help drive traffic to your site. It's a Win, Win!