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How and Why to Use a Light Meter | Videomaker.com

How and Why to Use a Light Meter | Videomaker.com.

Six things to do when the client doesn’t like any of the presented designs – Freepik Blog

Six things to do when the client doesn’t like any of the presented designs – Freepik Blog.

Free vectors, photos and PSD Downloads | Freepik

Free vectors, photos and PSD Downloads | Freepik.

Free Lynda.com – worth over $300/yr

Lynda.com and you can use it free!

Great news for everyone with a Dakota County Library  or Washington County Library card: you have free access to lynda.com!

(direct link Dakota County  https://www.lynda.com/portal/sip?org=co.dakota.mn.us) (direct link Washington County https://www.lynda.com/portal/sip?org=www.co.washington.mn.us)

This works for other library systems too – check with yours!

This database offers thousands of online courses and video tutorials on skills and software in the following areas:

  • business
  • CAD
  • design
  • education & elearning
  • IT
  • marketing
  • photography
  • Web design & development

Plus, you can learn anywhere with apps for iOS, Android, and Windows 8 mobile devices. If you live in Dakota or Washington County and don’t already have your Dakota or Washington County Library card, simply visit one of the many locations with some form of identification, such as:

  • driver’s license
  • state non-driver’s ID
  • checkbook
  • recently postmarked bill
  • passport
  • or immigration papers

Thank you, Dakota and Washington County Libraries, for providing this amazing resource!

2 Simple ways to keep your best clients for life | Millo.co

Here at Millo we talk a lot about clients:How to find new clientsHow to find the right clients for your businessHow to keep your best clients for lifeToday I’d like to talk about the last one.Because in my experience, I’ve discovered there’s only 2 ways to keep a client for life everything else just falls under one of these 2 methods.The coolest part is, you only have to nail one of them but if you can do both, you’re really set!.And your competition is powerless. They can’t do anything to steal your clients away from you, even if they offer better pricing or a faster turnaround.So what are these magic methods?

via 2 Simple ways to keep your best clients for life | Millo.co.

Unleash Your Visual Superpower! « Boxes and Arrows

From start-ups to banks, design has never been more central to business. Yet at conference after conference, I meet designers at firms talking about their struggle for influence. Why is that fabled “seat at the table” so hard to find, and how can designers get a chair?

via Unleash Your Visual Superpower! « Boxes and Arrows.

Carbonmade – Your online portfolio.

Carbonmade – Your online portfolio..

Delightful Design, Deconstructed

Some websites provide us a service, other websites make us smile—but the best ones do both. In the context of web design, delightful designs give us a special feeling that keeps us coming back.

But a website that only offers delight—no substance, just gimmicks and colorful mascots—doesn’t last long in our minds when the initial glamour fades.

via Delightful Design, Deconstructed.

Best Business Tips from 6 Successful Entrepreneurs (Video)

Becoming a successful entrepreneur is no easy feat.

However, just about every business owner that’s created a sustainable self-employed career, will tell you that they wouldn’t have achieved their goals, without guidance from others. They’re not afraid to ask for help, take great business advice, and adjust their strategies based on insights from those who’ve done well before them.

via Best Business Tips from 6 Successful Entrepreneurs (Video).

The Motion Graphics Movement Webinar

THE MOTION GRAPHICS MOVEMENT WEBINAR

  • Wednesday, January 13, 2016at 6:00 PM- 7 PM

Get the Lowdown on “MoGraph” – an explosive new career path in VFX.

Are you interested in a VFX career that encompasses graphic design, advertising, animation, broadcasting, multimedia, games or film? Motion Graphics is a growing craft that allows you to work across a range of creative industries. Here at Escape Studios, we want to give you the lowdown on what’s involved in turning good skills into great art.

Simply put, anyone with a background in design or VFX should be keen to get Motion Graphics into their skillset.

via The Motion Graphics Movement Webinar.