80+ Tips for Entrepreneurs & Designers

May 18, 2010

Breaking the Rules | Beforethecoffee Breaking the Rules

A roundup of tips and resources for entrepreneurs & designers that 99designs.com recently shared via twitter @99designs.

Entrepreneur

Five Tips For Making Ideas Happen – http://bit.ly/c7QDVe

6 Tips for Developing a Memorable Slogan – http://bit.ly/cIaopz

How to Find the Perfect Domain Name – http://bit.ly/9ZQIhC

33 Blogs To Make You Social Media And Marketing Guru – http://bit.ly/cnN0MD

35 Great Social Media Infographics – http://bit.ly/9WNvDI

The Art and Science of Understanding Users – http://bit.ly/aJxpLl

Important Elements to Consider at Developing SEO Strategy – http://bit.ly/dteoMS

Why Page Weight Could Wreck Your SEO Efforts – http://bit.ly/cfp6Ya

Tips to Improve E-commerce Shopping Cart Abandonment – http://bit.ly/cFnen0

10 Steps To A More Usable Ecommerce Website – http://bit.ly/aAV5JX

Gathering Variables for Split Testing  – http://bit.ly/d5jD0q

10 Tips to Make a Virtual Team Feel Close – http://bit.ly/aZeO6m

Web Design

Learn Web Design: Educational Resources for Beginners – http://bit.ly/bkdiDR

Web Design Trends for 2010 – http://bit.ly/9Jjq8m

How Educate Your Client On Web Development – http://bit.ly/aCGCyT

5 Principles for Effective Web Design – http://bit.ly/9x8cj2

Should Web Design be Timeless or Trendy? – http://bit.ly/9gW136

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About HTML5 – http://bit.ly/dgyS3P

Ultimate Collection of HTML5 and CSS3 Resources – http://bit.ly/cFaNIb

12 Elegant, Free & High Quality HTML5+CSS3 Templates – http://bit.ly/cwbxW3

Best User Interface Design Resources –             http://bit.ly/broeQG

MockFlow: Online Wireframing – http://bit.ly/aCAFmV

Empathizing Color Psychology in Web Design – http://bit.ly/9pHvfO

5 Reasons Landing Pages are More Valuable than Homepages – http://bit.ly/bNKfwc

10 Steps To A More Usable Ecommerce Website – http://bit.ly/aAV5JX

Gathering Variables for Split Testing  – http://bit.ly/d5jD0q

Measuring your Success as a Webdesigner – http://bit.ly/cZT4EM

60 Web Design Photoshop Layout Tutorials From 2010 – http://bit.ly/9B8r5K

9 Causes of Web Page Obesity – http://bit.ly/dg22wW

How to Calibrate Color for the Web – http://bit.ly/bVu99b

Designing For A Hierarchy Of Needs – http://bit.ly/91R5Dp

Designing Without Gradients – http://bit.ly/asH2ww

Enhance The User Regristration Process – http://bit.ly/b0oSg8

Logo Design

7 Awesome Rules for Designing a Perfect Logo – http://bit.ly/9USmCb

Fundamentals Of Logo Design – http://bit.ly/bXurcI

Fundamentals Of Logo Design Part 2- http://bit.ly/agkds6

Fundamentals Of Logo Design Part 3 – http://bit.ly/9rrIaD

Logo Design Q&A – http://bit.ly/cxFROJ

Logo Identity Guideline Template – http://bit.ly/bLOwNE

2010 Logo Design Trends – http://bit.ly/d7j1CY

SEO

Important Elements to Consider at Developing SEO Strategy – http://bit.ly/dteoMS

130+ Free SEO Web Tools and Search Engine Optimization – http://bit.ly/9G1xxW

Why Page Weight Could Wreck Your SEO Efforts – http://bit.ly/cfp6Ya

9 Causes of Web Page Obesity – http://bit.ly/dg22wW

Freelance Designer Tips & Resources

The Designer Who Delivers – http://bit.ly/bG9vN2

What I Wish Someone Had Told Me About Freelancing – http://bit.ly/bdql24

How To Build Your Reputation And Authority As A Designer – http://bit.ly/cG4TmS

Freelance Contract Basics-Part 1 – http://bit.ly/bOFjb6

Freelance Contract Basics-Part 2 – http://bit.ly/aF3sjB

3 Simple Steps to Get Clients to Call You – http://bit.ly/aj6Tah

9 Ways Not To Get Hired – http://bit.ly/bI905Y

Templates And PSDs To Ease Daily Workflow – http://bit.ly/aloMT9

The Good, Bad And Ugly Of The Web Design Industry – http://bit.ly/9txZnP

Five Tips For Making Ideas Happen – http://bit.ly/c7QDVe

The Design Process – http://bit.ly/9sAO8S

Typography

Serif Fonts and Their Peculiarities – http://bit.ly/cRxpcJ

Periodic Table of Typefaces – http://bit.ly/axvzTc

So You Need a Typeface: Infographic – http://bit.ly/aTRi5B

Beginners Guide to OpenType – http://bit.ly/a5l9bQ

Infographic Design

How To Create Outstanding Modern Infographics – http://bit.ly/9nAgN4

Examples of the Infographic Trend – http://bit.ly/bs8nHT

35 Great Social Media Infographics – http://bit.ly/9WNvDI

14 Visually Stunning Animated Infographics – http://bit.ly/d5jrbK

Design Inspiration

74 Simply Stunning Line Art Logos For Inspiration – http://bit.ly/b2jCwu

50 Inspiring Logos you Have to See – http://bit.ly/ax5WPZ

30 Logo Designs with Creative Use of Negative Space – http://bit.ly/bsNceP

44 Awesome Business Card Designs that Will Inspire You – http://bit.ly/c2e2vy

25 Ultra Modern Websites Using HTML5 – http://bit.ly/al7BEd

Examples of the Infographic Trend – http://bit.ly/bs8nHT

35 Great Social Media Infographics – http://bit.ly/9WNvDI

14 Visually Stunning Animated Infographics – http://bit.ly/d5jrbK

30 Amazing Typographic Movie Poster Designs – http://bit.ly/caS8tY

30 Incredible Epic Movie Posters & Related Trends – http://bit.ly/a3NaqG

High Speed Photography : Frozen in Time – http://bit.ly/aiyXRy

40 Creative Guerrilla and Ambient Advertising Campaigns – http://bit.ly/9DveYj

Creative and Beautiful Package Designs – http://bit.ly/96WK7J

Miscellaneous Design Resources

The Ultimate Guide to Twitter Theme Design – http://bit.ly/9cJA7y

30 articles & tutorials to improve your icon design skills – http://bit.ly/cj1Hll

Getting Started with Banner Advertisements – http://bit.ly/d4Iva9

35 Print Design Tutorials – http://bit.ly/dwBQG6

Important Blog Design Elements – http://bit.ly/bepca0

How To Design A Better Blog? Break Down The Rules – http://bit.ly/9LFC7S

24 High Quality Adobe Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials – http://bit.ly/9UJ6mF

10 Fresh Adobe Illustrator Tutorials For Beginners – http://bit.ly/91nz3X

10 Beautiful Business Card Design Tutorials – http://bit.ly/dcy0ow

30 of the Best Websites for Online Photo Editing – http://bit.ly/cTt5EV

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7 Responses to “80+ Tips for Entrepreneurs & Designers”

  1. Tips SEO Says:

    I click a link, ok ?

  2. Vale Says:

    wow, a lot of sources
    thanks for share!!!

  3. Ashley Says:

    Thank you!
    One-by-one I will read through each. Great resources!

  4. Branko Says:

    WOW! Great post!

  5. kiyas Says:

    Excellent post…………. Thanks 99designs

  6. raju pagi Says:

    Nice! great sources

    Thank You

  7. trenton Says:

    i believe everyone on this site should read these tips. It is visible that many do not follow these tips. (and I’m partly guilty, but i don’t make designs that receive one star and it deserves zero stars)


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