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17 Tips for Speeding Up Your Website in 2023

Business / 16 Dec 2022

17 Tips for Speeding Up Your Website in 2023

It’s not a trick question: is your website fast enough? Page load times can impact everything from how long users stay on your site (or if they see the content), to search rank and overall conversions.

Speed matters on two fronts – for desktop and mobile devices – with mobile speed mattering more than ever. Not only does your website have to load fast; it needs to load fast everywhere.

So how do you do it? Start by running a Google PageSpeed test to see where your site ranks (you’ll get a few suggestions for speeding up your site there as well). Then, start making these tweaks to make your website lightning fast this year.

The 10 Best Photoshop Alternatives for Mac (2023)

Software / 15 Dec 2022

The 10 Best Photoshop Alternatives for Mac (2023)

You don’t have to use Adobe Photoshop on your Mac to edit images like a pro. There are plenty of Photoshop alternatives for Mac that you can download or use in-browser to create just the right images and graphics for your projects. And some of them are completely free!

None of these are necessarily one-size-fits-all solutions. Each tool tends to serve a specific purpose; Do you want to edit online or on a desktop? Are you editing photos or multiple file types? Is all the work for web or will images get printed?

Here’s a list of the best Photoshop alternatives for Mac in 2023, but not in any particular order. Have a read through to find the one that’s right for you.

25+ Best Invoice Templates for Word (Free & Pro) 2023

Microsoft Word Templates / 15 Dec 2022

25+ Best Invoice Templates for Word (Free & Pro) 2023

Most businesses, entrepreneurs, and freelancers don’t pay much attention to the design of their invoices. For them, even an automatically generated invoice is enough as long as it gets the job done.

But the important thing to keep in mind is that even your invoice is part of your brand. So using a professionally-designed invoice that fits your brand identity is crucial to delivering a memorable experience to clients.

The good news is that you don’t have to look too far to find a great-looking invoice for your business. With the help of MS Word invoice templates, you can easily create an on-brand invoice without having to spend hours designing one from scratch.

In this collection, we bring you lots of choices for finding the best Word invoice template to get started. They are fully customizable, printable, and come in various styles of designs.

Grab a template and start making some money!

80+ Modern Corporate Brochure Templates 2023

Brochure Templates / 14 Dec 2022

80+ Modern Corporate Brochure Templates 2023

Brochures are an incredibly important part of identity and branding for any type of business. Whether you’re keeping customers informed, marketing a new product, or selling your services. A beautiful, modern brochure template can be a great starting point.

We’ve tracked down some of the most beautiful, creative brochure designs to help you quickly get started with a professional template. They’re modern and stylish, and can help your business stand out from the crowd.

All these brochure designs come in the form of a ready-to-go template, fully print ready, and most just cost a few dollars.

We’re also sharing a few helpful tips for designing a corporate or business brochure, and a guide on how to choose your brochure design software to help get you started.

30+ Best Rustic Fonts 2023 (Free & Premium)

Font Collections / 14 Dec 2022

30+ Best Rustic Fonts 2023 (Free & Premium)

When it comes to creating designs that represent simplicity, nature, and the rugged raw feel, nothing beats the rustic design style. It’s a design trend that never goes out of style.

While rustic design style is most popular in home interior design, it’s also commonly used in graphic design as well, especially in logo, signage, label, and wedding designs.

The font you use for typography is usually the key element of a rustic design. In this post, we look at some of the most beautiful and stylish rustic fonts you can use with your professional design projects.

We handpicked many different types of rustic fonts you can use for everything from logo design to wedding invitations, T-shirts, signage, and more. You’ll also find a few free rustic fonts in the mix as well. Have a look.

The 2023 Christmas & Holiday Gift List for Designers

Christmas Templates / 13 Dec 2022

The 2023 Christmas & Holiday Gift List for Designers

The countdown is on and retailers are telling shoppers to get their gift orders in early. So now is the time to get your holiday shopping taken care of.

We’ve collected a list of super cool gift ideas for designers, to help you be the perfect secret (or not-so-secret) Santa this holiday season. We all know that designers can be tough to shop for, so our gift list should be a life-saver!

Find something unique and different for the person close to you, with these wonderful gift ideas.

60+ Modern Professional PowerPoint Templates 2023

PowerPoint Templates / 13 Dec 2022

60+ Modern Professional PowerPoint Templates 2023

In today’s collection, we’re bringing you a set of fresh new modern, professional PowerPoint templates for creating presentations that stand out from the crowd. Give your presentation a modern edge, and convey your message in a professional way.

We handpicked a collection of unique and modern PowerPoint templates that you can use for crafting slideshows for all kinds of presentations, including startup pitch decks to business projections, photography, marketing, design, and more.

We’re also sharing our tips for creating a modern presentation, to help you get started fast.

20+ New Year’s Resolutions for Designers in 2023

Inspiration / 12 Dec 2022

20+ New Year’s Resolutions for Designers in 2023

Happy New Year! Today, we’ve got a nifty guide to resolutions that are specifically for designers. What changes do you hope to make in 2023?

Did you know that people have been making resolutions to improve themselves and their lives since the time of ancient Babylonians? I’ll admit to making a few of these myself… now if I could only manage to keep them all year!

Good luck with your resolutions and have a wonderful New Year.

100+ Best Lightroom Presets of 2023

Lightroom Presets / 12 Dec 2022

100+ Best Lightroom Presets of 2023

If you’re looking to supercharge your design workflow this year, updating your Lightroom presets with a new, powerful collection is a good idea! Lightroom presets let you instantly fix, improve, and enhance your photos with a single click. And we’ve found the perfect set of presets just for you.

Having the right set of Lightroom presets can be a huge time-saver for designers. Everything from retouching portrait photos, to adding stunning visual effects, enhancing interior photos, optimizing HDR photos, adding retro effects, and much more is possible with the Lightroom presets we’ve included in this list.

We’re also answering the most common Lightroom preset FAQs, to help you learn more about presets, use them on desktop or mobile, and more.

42+ Best Fonts for Business Cards 2023

Business Card Templates / 11 Dec 2022

42+ Best Fonts for Business Cards 2023

Typography plays a major role in business card design. It’s not easy to find a font that matches your client’s brand and business. With this collection of the best fonts for business cards, we’re suggesting dozens of fonts and typefaces that are a great fit for your next business card design.

A business card is more than just a tool for networking. It also helps to represent your brand, and show off professionalism or personality.

That’s why it’s crucial to use the perfect font when designing a business card.

In this post, we’re featuring some of the best fonts for business cards you can use to create just the right style and tone for your design.

We’re also sharing a set of tips for choosing the right business card font to point you in the right direction.

25+ Best Free Photoshop Plugins 2023

Inspiration / 10 Dec 2022

25+ Best Free Photoshop Plugins 2023

Photoshop Plugins are one of the hidden features of the photo editor that many designers fail to notice. We created this list of the best free Photoshop plugins to show you how plugins can help improve your workflow.

When it comes to graphic design, the way you organize your Photoshop app interface and plan the workflow plays a key role in efficiency and productivity. That’s why every designer should experiment with Photoshop plugins as they can permanently improve your workflow.

With a single plugin, you can create gradients instantly. Or sharpen an image with just a few clicks. Or even find high-quality stock photos without ever having to switch to Chrome.

Explore our collection of free Photoshop plugins and you’ll find a whole new world of useful tools.

27+ Best HDR Lightroom Presets 2023

Lightroom Presets / 9 Dec 2022

27+ Best HDR Lightroom Presets 2023

The HDR technique is one of the most popular techniques photographers use to add more depth and range to photos. It usually takes multiple photos and a lot of work to take photos using the HDR technique.

However, if you have the Lightroom app, there’s a much easier way to create that same HDR effect with just a few clicks. In this post, we’re sharing with you a collection of the best HDR Lightroom presets you can use to add an authentic HDR effect to your own photos.

These HDR Lightroom presets are easy to customize, and they let you adjust the settings to match any kind of a photograph, whether you take it with a DSLR or your smartphone camera.