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November, 2011

Supercharge Your Facebook Page with these 30 Top Apps  

by posted in General
Nov 30
2011

by bbbar on PhotoDune

Facebook is a great way to make contacts. The image above shows just how far reaching Facebook can be.

In our author interviews, most authors have Facebook as a central part of their marketing strategy. In some previous articles, we’ve given you some tips to take your page even further:

Earlier this month FreelanceSwitch posted another article that is definitely worth checking out: 30 Top Facebook Apps for Business. Have you seen it yet?

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This Week’s Featured Authors  

by posted in Authors
Nov 30
2011

Congratulations to this week’s featured authors.

averta ActiveDen Featured Author: averta

This week’s featured author is averta, who has 3 items, including the newest from the Banner Rotators category.
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Nikolay-ri AudioJungle Featured Author: Nikolay-ri

This week’s featured author is Nikolay-ri, who has 46 items, including the newest from the Motivational category.
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orange-themes ThemeForest Featured Author: orange-themes

This week’s featured author is orange-themes, who has 11 items, including the newest from the Technology category.
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white-shade VideoHive Featured Author: white-shade

This week’s featured author is white-shade, who has 34 items, including the newest from the Other category.
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NeWave GraphicRiver Featured Author: NeWave

This week’s featured author is NeWave, who has 14 items, including the newest from the Flyers category.
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no-thumbnail 3DOcean Featured Author: velociraptor

This week’s featured author is velociraptor, who has 22 items, including the newest from the Furniture category.
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butterflymedia CodeCanyon Featured Author: butterflymedia

This week’s featured author is butterflymedia, who has 10 items, including the newest from the Miscellaneous category.
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Korionov PhotoDune Featured Author: Korionov

This week’s featured author is Korionov, who has 988 items.
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Community Superstar Winner – MotionRevolver  

by posted in Community
Nov 29
2011

Community Superstar MotionRevolver

With November wrapping up in a hurry it’s time to pick this month’s Community Superstar winner. November’s winner is a big time video geek. Congratulations to MotionRevolver!
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Author Interview: Butlerm  

by posted in Authors, Interviews
Nov 29
2011

Working in motion graphics, aiming for a Top 3 position, valuing uniqueness, and going for two runs a day. This week we meet Matthew Butler (butlerm) from VideoHive… and the Tuts+ Marketplace, and PhotoDune, and ThemeForest.
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Have you started to get ready for next year?  

by posted in General
Nov 29
2011

2012 may be colorful by Nina Helmer

I can’t believe it’s almost December. This year is winding down, and before we know it we’ll be in 2012. I’ve hardly started thinking about next year yet.

But it’s time to start! As the year comes to an end I become increasingly aware of the looming new year, and especially during January, I start to look at the big picture, map out my plans, and start on an organizational system that will get me through the next twelve months successfully.

Kirsten Fischer recently posted about this on FreelanceSwitch in her article Getting Ready for Next Year – Now. She includes a useful list of four specific, “doable” tips to get you started:

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Join the Tuts+ Community on Google+  

by posted in News
Nov 28
2011

We’re excited to let you know that now, in addition to Twitter and Facebook, you can get involved with the Tuts+ community over at Google+! We’ll be using Google+ to let you know about our latest tutorials, competitions, and Tuts+ news.

Through Google+, we’ll be publishing links to our new tutorials and articles, industry news, graphics and examples from our community, and lots more! It’s going to be an extension of the Tuts+ sites and community, in the same way we treat Twitter and Facebook.

Add Us to Your Circle

You can check out our page for the Tuts+ network in general, or add one of the individual sites to your circles to stay up-to-date with the latest news and tutorials:

Don’t have a Google+ account? You can head over and create one here, or find out a little more about how it works.

5 Traits of a Successful Designer  

by posted in Authors
Nov 28
2011

Success by Jeff Hester

LoungeKat has written a brilliant post on Webdesigntuts+ called 5 Traits of a Successful Icon Designer. Though the post is especially aimed at icon designers and web designers, its points are applicable to us all.

Kate sums up what it takes to be successful in design in the intro to the article:

The truth is, it’s managing to be many things at once and keeping a balance between communicating a concept and crafting great designs.

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Video: Self-promotion in the Design Industry  

by posted in General
Nov 28
2011

Insight Design Conference-Quite Strong from Chris Climer on Vimeo.

FreelanceSwitch are sharing an interesting video in their post Video, Insight Design Conference-Quite Strong Talk.

This week we look at Insight Design Conference-Quite Strong by Design Collective Quite Strong. In this video two members from the group, Jennifer Sisson and Jana Kinsman, share tips and and ideas on self promotion in the design industry.

Did you find the video helpful? Let us know in the comments.

Freebie Friday: Freebies on AppStorm  

by posted in Free Files
Nov 25
2011

The AppStorm team have been hard at work again. Here is a huge bunch of great free apps and web services they covered.

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LyX: Produce Great Looking TeX Documents With EaseLyX: Produce Great Looking TeX Documents With Ease

TeX is one of the lesser known ways of creating documents as it has mostly extremely specialized uses. The typesetting system was designed and written (mostly) by Donald Knuth during the late 1970′s and is a popular choice for typing documents for two main reasons. The first is that documents are standardized across all computers and the results do not change with time. Despite the fact TeX is an old system, the documents still look (relatively) up-to-date, albeit a little lacking in color and design.
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Useful Things  

by posted in General
Nov 25
2011

Useful things on a boat by Marko

About a week ago, ActiveDen author pezflash started a new thread on the forums called “Useful Things“. He explains:

Sometime ago i posted here a useful tool for designers. Today I’ve found another curious and pretty useful service, so I decided to open a thread to compile great free and useful links, all in the same place. If you think you have something useful, add it!

The list has been growing ever since. Here it is so far – I hope you find it useful.
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