Archive for October, 2009

28 Oct 2009


Building Instant Rapport with Your Clients

Effective distance communication can be a difficult task.  Let’s take a look at how you can adapt traditional communication techniques for use on the web and begin establishing instant rapport with your clients.

Have you ever sat on one end of a phone or inbox and wondered what was going through your client’s head on the other end? Have you ever met someone and thought to yourself, “I don’t know what it is, but there’s just something about this person that I really like?”

26 Oct 2009


Web Designs Prices: Charging With Confidence

Web Design Pricing

Pricing web design services has always been a problem for everyone in the beginning of their career. There is no standard price or baseline you can follow until you create one.  Here you will learn tho charge with confidence, learn a couple tips to find your rate, and see how others are doing it.

23 Oct 2009


20 Amazing Samples of Web Typography


As times go by we notice a lot of changes and improvements on the web. Typography has always been a main element of graphic design and today a lot of web designers are bringing this into the web showing that the different use of typography can be an extra weapon on their design.

Here you will see 20 amazing samples of typography taken from different websites and show you how they look apart from the design that brought them alive.

21 Oct 2009


The Freelancing Checklist: Before Going Full-Time


Many web professionals want to venture into freelancing for its number of obvious benefits. However, many are hesitant because of a few key factors: financial instability, more responsibility, and lack of experience.

This post is for those thinking about it — here’s a quick checklist that can make the transfer less painful.

19 Oct 2009


CSS Galleries – Getting the best out of them


One of the biggest trends of today is the creation of CSS galleries to help web designers research for some type of inspiration, or just to check out what others are doing. For others, it is a way to get good exposure and recognition for a nice design.

Here will go over some of the most famous CSS galleries of today to see how we can get the best out of them.

16 Oct 2009


Announcing the Breadou Donut Giveaway Winners

Hot and Spicy Breadou

The winners of the Breadou Donut Giveaway for Webitect’s 1st birthday have been announced. Check out who’s won the three Breadou donut wrist-wrests, and how you can still get your own!

Thank you to all that participated in this weeks giveaway for Webitect’s 1st birthday. We really appreciated all of the comments and feedback we’ve gotten through it, and plan for a very bright 2nd birthday by providing more useful content to you, our readers within the upcoming year!

15 Oct 2009


A Webitect Birthday Freebie: 25pc. Blue Icon Set

Free Icons

In joy of the very day Webitect was born, we are giving away a free blue icon set — great for bloggers, designers, or webmasters of any sort.

A special thanks to one of our bloggers, Nick Parsons, for providing this free icon set to our readers.

These icons are 48×48 in PNG format. Click on the image preview to download the zip file.

14 Oct 2009


How Famous Web Designers Present their Portfolio

This is something that always instigates me, how web designers should present their portfolio on the website. Should they use the same principals and trends from the graphic design portfolio to present their web work?

I’ve selected some very well known web designers, to check closely how they present their work within their website and give you a good idea of how you could present yours.

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