Danny Jeffers • Tips & Tricks, Web Design • No Comments on Why you need to start using stock photography in your designs
Ever see that really hot girl or guy that’s used on EVERY single website, bus ad, or magazine? You can never think of where you’ve seen them before. But you know you’ve seen them on some other site or maybe on the park bench a few blocks down. Yup, that’s a stock photo (or stock model to be specific). Once you see them, you’ll see them everywhere. Continue Reading
Danny Jeffers • Tools & Extensions, Web Design • No Comments on Using the 960 grid system. What is it? Why use it?
The 960 grid system is nothing new to the internet. It’s actually been around for quite some time now. I’m going to go over what exactly the 960 grid system is, why you should use it, and why you shouldn’t use it. Let me preface by explaining what grid systems are first. Continue Reading
Danny Jeffers • Business Talk • No Comments on How to filter cheap clients
Finding a good, well paying client can prove to be a little difficult when you just start your design business. Just like the physical world – the online world is full of cheap people. They are everywhere. Literally, everywhere. Not that being cheap is necessarily wrong, but when you’re on this side of the business, it’s not ideal and in most cases, hard to work with. Continue Reading
Danny Jeffers • Philosophy, Tips & Tricks • No Comments on 10 ways you should be organizing your PSD files
Let’s talk about organization. I know I know… not the most entertaining subject to talk about but it’s imperative we do. If you do not get into the habit of organizing your PSD files, you’re setting yourself up for a slower work flow, an embarrassing presentation, and one or two really annoyed developers. Continue Reading