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10 Tips for Presenting Designs to Clients to Keep Projects Moving Forward

Business / 16 Feb 2021

10 Tips for Presenting Designs to Clients to Keep Projects Moving Forward

It’s a common part of the job – presenting design work to clients. Practice doing it well so you can keep projects moving in the right direction and toward the finish line.

If you need a little push, these tips can help. We’ll be looking at how to lay the groundwork, approach challenging topics, clearly show your solution, and weave a narrative with your client.

Let’s dive in!

25+ Startup & Business Proposal PowerPoint Templates 2021

PowerPoint Templates / 16 Feb 2021

25+ Startup & Business Proposal PowerPoint Templates 2021

Presenting a project proposal or startup idea in a slideshow can be a daunting task. But it gets easier when you have the right PowerPoint proposal template at your side.

PowerPoint proposal templates allow you to design more attractive and persuasive slideshows to present your various business proposals, ideas, and projects in your meetings.

In this post, we bring you a collection of startup and business proposal PowerPoint templates, handcrafted by professional designers. All you have to do is download the template, open it in PowerPoint, and copy-paste your own content into the slides. And you’ll have yourself a high-quality PowerPoint presentation within minutes.

50+ Best Instagram Templates & Banners

Instagram Templates / 15 Feb 2021

50+ Best Instagram Templates & Banners

Are you working on a content plan to grow your Instagram following or promote your brand? Then we have a selection of amazing Instagram post and story templates you can use to make your content shine.

The key to growing a following on any social network is to produce high-quality branded content tailored to your audience. You don’t have to be a graphic designer or even hire freelancers to create great content for Instagram. You can use templates instead.

With these Instagram templates and banners, you can create gorgeous posts, stories, and promotions for your Instagram audience all by yourself. You can edit and customize these Instagram templates with a single click.

20+ Best Invoice Templates for InDesign & Illustrator (Free + Premium)

Inspiration / 12 Feb 2021

20+ Best Invoice Templates for InDesign & Illustrator (Free + Premium)

A great-looking invoice template is a must-have for both freelancers and small businesses. It comes in handy especially when you have to process invoices to dozens of clients every month.

If you don’t have an invoice template yet or looking to upgrade your invoice with a new design, now is the perfect time to grab one.

In this post, we bring you some of the best invoice templates you can easily edit and customize using InDesign and Illustrator. With these templates, you’ll never have to worry about sending ugly invoices or pay monthly fees for online invoicing tools ever again.

You’ll also find invoice templates with various styles of designs below. We handpicked them to suit different types of businesses, entrepreneurs, and freelancers who provide services. There are some great free invoice templates too. Start downloading.

5 Tips for Boosting Your Domain Authority With SEO

Web Standards / 11 Feb 2021

5 Tips for Boosting Your Domain Authority With SEO

With so many factors contributing to search engine optimization and rank, there’s almost too many things to do. A strong domain authority can help you establish a better presence online with search and it starts with optimizations you can make on your website.

Before you get too excited, remember that boosting search rankings is a long-game, and domain authority is just one piece of the puzzle. But it can be quite relevant and is a part of website best practices.

Domain authority and SEO have a symbiotic relationship and boosting one is also good for the other. Here are five methods you can deploy.

7 Best Sketch Alternatives for Windows & PC

Sketch Templates / 11 Feb 2021

7 Best Sketch Alternatives for Windows & PC

Sketch is one of the most popular apps among designers and artists. Whether you want to design a mobile app interface or craft a set of unique icons, it has all the tools you need in one place.

However, the Sketch app also has a few downsides, the biggest one being the app’s exclusivity to Mac devices. If you’re a Windows PC user, you can’t use the Sketch app.

Thankfully, there are a few amazing Sketch alternatives for PC you can use instead. In this article, we take a closer look at the best Sketch alternatives for Windows, including both free and premium options.

Let’s dive in.

50+ Best Social Media Kit Templates & Graphics 2021

Inspiration / 10 Feb 2021

50+ Best Social Media Kit Templates & Graphics 2021

Are you working on crafting a content plan to promote your brand and business on social media? Then these social media kits and templates will help you design amazing graphics for your social media campaigns like a pro.

Preparing content for your social media promotions is a time-consuming process that most social media managers and marketers have to deal with.

But don’t worry. You can use these social media kits and graphics templates designed by professionals to quickly edit and use with your own social media campaigns. The best part is you can easily edit and customize them all by yourself (and we’re sharing some helpful social media template tips to help get you started!)

20+ Best MailChimp Email Newsletter Templates (Free + Premium) 2021

Email Templates / 10 Feb 2021

20+ Best MailChimp Email Newsletter Templates (Free + Premium) 2021

MailChimp is the most popular email marketing software available today. Thanks to its generous free plan, many businesses choose MailChimp to start their email list. But, are you using the best MailChimp template for your newsletter?

If you’re seeing a decline in email opens or click-through rates, the design of your newsletter might be to blame. A properly designed email newsletter can not only improve CTR and email opens but also help generate more sales as well.

In this post, we feature some of the best responsive email newsletter templates you can easily use with MailChimp to create more effective emails to promote your business and products. Plus, a few tips for choosing a MailChimp template to help point you in the right direction!

6 Top Web Accessibility Plugins for WordPress

Inspiration / 9 Feb 2021

6 Top Web Accessibility Plugins for WordPress

Building more inclusive websites that provide equal experiences to all audiences, especially for persons with a disability, should be the main goal of every web designer.

According to the World Bank, more than one billion people, or 15% of the world population, suffer from some form of disability. And it’s your job as a designer to make websites accessible to everyone.

WordPress is a great software you can use to make accessible websites. The software itself is well optimized for accessibility and, more importantly, it allows you to easily implement accessibility solutions for your websites using third-party plugins.

In this post, we take a look at the best WordPress web accessibility plugins you can use to make accessible websites that serve all audiences equally.

40+ Best Company Profile Templates (Word + PowerPoint)

PowerPoint Templates / 8 Feb 2021

40+ Best Company Profile Templates (Word + PowerPoint)

Creating a company profile brochure or slideshow is a big responsibility. You especially need to pay careful attention to the design, arranging content in a readable and attractive way. These company profile templates can be a huge time-saver!

Designed by professionals, these templates allow you to easily create a company profile brochure or a PowerPoint presentation without having to spend hours on perfecting the design.

We handpicked a collection of the best company profile templates for Word and PowerPoint, to help you create a modern company profile for your business. These templates are all easily customizable to boot.

How to Diversify as a Creative Freelancer

Freelancing / 8 Feb 2021

How to Diversify as a Creative Freelancer

If the last year has taught us anything as freelancers, it is that diversification is a good thing.

Different income streams can help mitigate losses in other areas and provide multiple avenues for leads and new work. And while most of us know we need to diversify, are you actually doing it?

Getting started with new projects or income streams does take some work and planning, but it can be a worthwhile investment in yourself.

Let’s look at some ways – and things you can do – to diversify yourself as a creative freelancer.

15+ Best Chalkboard Fonts 2021

Font Collections / 5 Feb 2021

15+ Best Chalkboard Fonts 2021

Chalkboard fonts are quite a popular choice among marketers, especially when it comes to making explainer videos, infographics, and social media posts. We handpicked a collection of the best chalkboard fonts just for you.

Since chalkboard fonts require extra work to design, great looking chalk fonts are hard to find. There are only very few chalkboard fonts out there you can use with your professional projects.

We scoured the web to find some of those best chalk fonts and gathered them all in one place in this collection.

You’ll find both free and premium options to choose from to design various types of marketing, promotional, and educational content.