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[2 Jan 2009 | 4 Comments | 9,027 views]
Easy Search Engine Optimization Tips and Tricks for Your Portfolio

As designers, a portfolio is a highly important facet of our existence. It is a way by which potential clients can not only find and contact us, but it also allows us to show off our work.
Unfortunately, a well-designed portfolio is practically useless if it does not place well in search engines. Optimizing for one of the most important users that visit your portfolio, search engine robots, is absolutely essential these days.
There are several simple ways to optimize your portfolio site for search engines, although the most important piece of …

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[3 Oct 2008 | No Comment | 1,879 views]
Top Dog – What Designers can Learn from Photoshop’s Success

Photoshop, one of the most well-known applications in the world, has earned its place at the top over the years through a few very effective techniques. Often imitated but never replaced, designers everywhere can learn from the techniques that put Photoshop at the top.
Regular Updates and Improvements
Ever since its humble beginnings as a simple image editor in 1988, Photoshop has been updated continually. With a total of 10 major versions, the latest being CS3, Photoshop has shown that it has no intention of dying and …

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[17 Jun 2008 | 2 Comments | 9,189 views]
Creating a Stellar Online Portfolio

A killer online portfolio is an absolutely essential tool for every artist. Almost as important as your software of choice, a stellar portfolio is the difference between receiving or losing the job. Show off your skills in the best possible fashion by following these simple tips.

Keep it Simple
When potential employers visit view your online portfolio the last thing they want to be is confused. Display your artwork in a logical, organized fashion. Focus on your strengths and really shine in those areas. Usually, it is best to avoid trying to …