In the digital age of 2024, the importance of site speed has reached unprecedented levels. With technological advancements and significant changes in search engine algorithms, a fast-loading website has become a non-negotiable element in the realm of web development. Site speed, once a mere technical concern, now stands at the forefront of creating a successful […]
I get asked this question a lot: “How do I become a freelancer?” – it’s a hard question to answer, but I have thought about it a bit, and I pulled together a handful of thoughts that might help any aspiring freelance web designer or freelance web developer to start their journey. The world of […]
I’m going to do a series on how to use Instagram for business. I have been using it quite a bit for the last six months and have seen my follower count rise from 200 to 1300, my average like per image has gone up from around 10, to 200 (and if I get less […]
I’m delighted to be working with Birdsong London today. Birdsong finds the best female makers and brings them to you, no sweatshops, no photoshop.
I can think of hundreds of reasons to be a web designer, and even more to be a freelance web designer – but you have to make your choice carefully. Being freelance isn’t just about being good at what you do. You have to know how to run yourself as business. It isn’t enough to […]
Designing a logo? Use the Morphological Matrix to help. When I was studying for my degree in Advertising at Solent University, I studied under many fantastic lecturers, one of which was Nik Mahon. Nik taught creative and lateral thinking, and one of my favourite techniques for coming up with new ideas was something called the […]