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The Best of How to network successfully: 19 pro tips

Carving out a career as a successful creative isn’t just about doing great work and building up an impressive design portfolio, you also have to make sure the right people see it. Getting your name and face known is central to building your career. Some people are terrified by the …

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The Best of 5 top tips for creating a productive workspace

If you’re a busy freelancer working from home and your office space is in need of a bit of TLC, it can have a big impact on your productivity. We spoke to style expert and author Abigail Ahern, to find out her advice on how to create an ideal home …

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The Best of The best online web design courses

It’s not just beginners who need to take web design courses; in this profession, you’re always learning. Firstly, new techniques and technologies are emerging constantly, and so it’s important to keep up. And secondly, the more general your skillbase becomes, the more in demand you’ll be. So even if you’re …

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The Best of 10 business card fails

A business card can be the catalyst that leads to future clients picking up your design portfolio and giving you the job, or the scrubby paper that ends up in the bin or being used as a toothpick. Make yours the former by learning from these cautionary tales…  01. Out …

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The Best of Join the Creative Bloq Contributor Network!

On Creative Bloq we’re always on the lookout for talented writers to join our network of contributors. If you’re a great writer with a passion for all things creative (or, if you’re a graphic designer, illustrator, web designer or 3D artist who wants to share their expertise), then we want …

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The Best of How to design a business card: 10 top tips

Although we’re working in paperless offices more and more, the business card is still a mainstay of business. If you haven’t got a card that you can hand out to prospective clients or collaborators, you’re missing out on a key marketing opportunity. Not all business cards are created equal, however. …

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The Best of How to become a better concept artist

Concept artists play an important role in the development of video games. They’re the bridge between the art director‘s vision of the game and the artists who produce the in-game assets. They’re responsible for making sure that the concept art tasks follow the designated production schedule; showcase the established design …

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The Best of 8 tips to ace web tech job interviews

Landing your dream job isn’t just down to perfecting your design portfolio or creative resume – you also need to present yourself the right way in your interview. I have been in the room for a lot of web tech interviews and have picked up a few tips for web …

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The Best of A creative’s guide to copyright

The Association of Photographers (AOP) fought tirelessly for the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act that thankfully came into force in 1988. But what does copyright actually mean for a commercial creative today?  Copyright underpins the nature of how nearly all photographers make a living (the words ‘copyright’ and ‘licensing’ are equally …

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The Best of 9 tips for starting out in design

When you’re just starting out in you design career, everything can seem like a struggle. You can ease the pain by having the right drawing tools and learning from inspiring design portfolios, but even so there’s bound to come a time when you find yourself asking whether it’s all worth …

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