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Category Archives: Design

The Complete Beginner’s Guide to Creating a Website

Learn how to create a well-designed website with no coding or design experience for under $100. It’s all here — how to register a domain, choose a website platform and theme and host your site. Continue Reading

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). Expertise Level: BeginnerContinue Reading

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, consideringContinue Reading