20 Ways To Promote Yourself As A Web Designer

Web designers can often find it hard to get their name out there and begin getting clients. Don't fret! Promotion doesn't always have to cost money! We compiled a list of ways web designers can promote themselves, and get their name out there. Some of the ways require little to no effort, whilst others require an investment of time. Either way, these tips work and you will start getting more clients in no time! If you would like to share…...

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10 Reasons Why It SUCKS To Be a Freelancer

Previously on WebDesignDev, we posted an article that featured 10 reasons why it rocks to be a freelancer. Today we have laid out the negatives and put on the table 10 reasons why it sucks to be a freelancer. Every job, including freelancing, has its ups and downs. Freelancing has great benefits, rather than the monotone 9 to 5 job, and the growth possibilities are huge, being your own boss, but it also comes with some risks. Here are 10…...

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10 Reasons Why It ROCKS To Be a Freelancer

Being a freelancer has its ups and downs. Freelancing comes with lots of benefits but also some risks. Today we decided to focus on 10 reasons why it rocks to be a freelancer. If you are seriously considering switching from a day job to freelance, this post is well worth a read. If you can think of any more reasons why being a freelancer rocks, then feel free to drop them in a comment. You set your own hours Being…...

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20+ Free Slider PSDs with Sleek Designs

Using free resources is something most designers do because it saves them a lot of precious time that can be better used on other creative tasks in their projects. Having a wide collection of free resources readily available will reduce the time spent on your next project and so you will be a lot more productive. If you need to design a slider for your next website, you don't have to start from scratch! There are plenty of free slider…...

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450+ Free Minimalist Subtle Patterns

White backgrounds are frequently used for clean, minimalist website designs, but sometimes a little bit of gray or a subtle color looks even better! If you want to add a subtle background to a website, these free minimalist subtle patterns are just perfect! In this massive list, we selected over 450+ free minimalist subtle patterns you can use for your clean website design projects. These awesome subtle patterns also come as .pat files. You'll find both light and dark patterns in this…...

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LESS Compilers | 20 Resources for LESS Web Developers

LESS (Leaner Style Sheets) is a CSS pre-processor that includes extra functionalities. This will help you to significantly improve your development techniques, allowing you to be more efficient. This article focuses on finding the best LESS compilers available. Browse through these 20 LESS compilers that will surely come in handy to any developer, no matter its knowledge level: beginner, intermediate or advanced. These are real time-savers and will help improve your workflow and code better. These resources can be divided into three…...

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20 Famous Sports Fonts for Your Sport or Athletic Website

Are you working on a sports-related design project? These famous sports fonts are exactly what you need! Browse through all of these popular sports fonts, select your favorites and add them to your design collection to use them in future projects. All the sports fonts from this collection are labeled free, at least for personal use, but please read the license file to make sure you can also use them for free in commercial projects as well. Billy Ohio Font This…...

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20 Best UX Courses You Can Learn A Lot From

Nowadays, there's nothing you can't learn online! With a simple online search, you can stumble on thousands of resources to improve your knowledge, on any subject. In this article, we've included a hand-picked collection of 20 best UX courses you can learn a lot from. This selection includes both free and paid UX online courses, so pay attention to each one. Browse through this article, see which UX course inspires you and enroll in the ones that spark your interest. All…...

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How to Design Websites that Catch your Visitors’ Attention

Are you one of those designers struggling with fleeting attention spans? What we mean when we say ‘attention spans’ is the lapse of time in which a user is able to focus on one task without getting distracted. In the worst case, a user will be distracted from checking your product’s information or even buying it. Therefore, it is essential for you to develop skills which will grab and keep users’ attention on your website for as long as you…...

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20 Free Magazine Mockups and Templates

Have you just completed your project and you want to showcase it to your client in a professional manner? Here you have 20 free magazine mockups and templates which you can download and use right away. These are high-quality free magazine mockups and templates you can use to display, in a more realistic manner, your projects to your clients. These come in various shapes and sizes, for instance, A4, letter, square, etc. You can save them in fully editable PSD…...

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