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How to be inspired without copying someone’s work

So you’ve been recently inspired, huh?   Inspiration can strike at any moment! Maybe it happened while you were looking for it on Pinterest or maybe you found it while reading a magazine. However you find it, it’s important to value the original designer’s work and ensure you don’t copy it yourself.  It’s easy to blur the line...

Why 3 agencies chose Flywheel and Elementor to do their best work

As a web design agency, you know that there are hundreds of different CMS platforms, page builders, and website hosts to choose from, which can be stressful when you’re trying to pick just the right tool for your business. While there are hundreds of review sites, blog posts, and YouTube videos about each and every host and page builder out there, sometimes...

35 popular Pinterest accounts every designer should follow

There’s no denying that it’s hard to always stay inspired in the creative industry, but luckily there’s a social media hub that’s always full of new ideas: Pinterest! No matter what type of designer or creative you are, these Pinterest accounts will provide you with just the right amount of design inspiration you’ve been looking for: The best...

11 free ebooks to help you get started with WordPress

WordPress is the most popular content management system (otherwise known as CMS) and there are lots of resources in the world that can help you learn everything there is to know about it. One of my favorite ways to learn information about a subject is by reading an ebook! Whether you’re a brand new user or someone who’s worked with WordPress for awhile,...

42 of the best agency websites

When you’re searching for a little inspiration for your next site design, there’s nothing quite like looking at some of the best agency websites around. From marketing firms to advertising agencies to full-service design studios, these creative websites are in a class all their own. Not only must they showcase all the wonderful work an agency has done,...

Setting professional boundaries with clients

Is your client work slowly starting to take center stage on your priority list? While being career-driven is a great aspiration, feeling adequately balanced between client work and other needs like professional development, team-building, rest, and more are also important! Maybe you’ve started noticing some workaholic tendencies in yourself...

How to make a gif in Photoshop

Have you been in a situation where you need to create a gif, but you’re not sure where to even start? Believe it or not, creating a high quality gif is much easier than you think — all you’ll need are the necessary images and Photoshop. I even simplified the process with an easy-to-follow guide. (PS: I’m a content creator, and in no way a designer,...

Simple SEO tips for WordPress eCommerce sites

With the holidays around the corner, it’s time for you to start prepping your WordPress eCommerce site for maximum SEO potential. First off, you’ve done a great job of setting yourself up for success by going the route of WordPress. WordPress is the king of all eCommerce platforms, in fact, nearly 40% of sites are powered on the CMS platform....

14 Halloween marketing campaigns that’ll leave you eerily inspired

It’s the spookiest time of the year — Halloween! Agencies working with brands and (companies themselves) are getting more and more clever with their campaigns every year. Whether they partner with another company to attract earned media or create a clever name (like boorito!) to maximize sales, I’ve seen it all and still every year I’m spooked with...

Make your own font

If you’re here, you’ve probably been scouring the internet for hours looking for that perfect font you need —and you didn’t find it. You’re under a lot of pressure to make this look *just right* as the bar for creative brand storytelling keeps raising higher and higher. Now, your plan of attack is to create your own font, and might I say how great that...

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