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3 Simple Ways To Grow Your Small Business

Jo Sabin

DesignCrowd's Chief Marketing Officer Dan Ferguson shares three simple ways to grow your small business. In a nutshell, it's all about referrals and social media. Get practical tips and suggestions about how to implement this strategy. Read more!  Read more

12 Tools for the Modern Web Designer and Entrepreneur

Jo Sabin

As web pages take on greater importance as the ‘face’ of many businesses, more sophisticated and powerful developer tools are being created to serve this growing demand. For small businesses and DIY web entrepreneurs, here are a few of the best web design tools that are easy to use and powerful. Read more

DesignCrowd Solves the Mystery of Missing Kim Jong-un

DesignCrowd

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has just been sighted for the first time, after being completely AWOL for almost 6 weeks. Where was Kim? What did he do with this time off? We asked our global community of designers and invited them to photoshop Kim Jong-un in a variety of leisure, holiday pastimes, or anywhere else you anticipate he's been hiding. Check out the results. Read more

Photoshop Battle: Tony Abbott v Vladmir Putin Shirtfronting Each Other

Jo Sabin

Earlier this month, Australian prime minister Tony Abbott threatened to "shirtfront" Vladmir Putin over MH17 tragedy at the upcoming G20 summit in Brisbane. We asked our worldwide community of designers what a photoshop battle of Abbott shirtfronting Putin would look like. Check out the imaginative photoshop designs here! Read more

The 10 Decisions You Will Make When Designing Your Logo

Jo Sabin

What do companies need to look out for when designing logos to represent their brands? Canadian designer Dalveer Mann on DesignCrowd shares ten tips. Read more

7 logos that should have been crowdsourced

Jo Sabin

In this article, I’m going to show you 7 logo fails from 2012 where the brand, marketer or head honcho missed the “crowdsourcing is hot right now” memo (and where the logo fail might have been avoided if the project had been crowdsourced). Read more

The Best of DesignCrowd Design Round-Up - Volume 5

Clancy Clarke

Each week, we round-up some awesome designs submitted by the very talented designers at DesignCrowd. From logo designs to posters and websites, the weekly design round-up aims to inspire creativity and show off the calibre of work produced by designers at DesignCrowd. Read more

8 Fresh Free Beautiful Handwritten Fonts For Designers and Brand Managers

Jo Sabin

Whether you're a typography geek or a casual admirer of 'type', the choice of typeface (colloquially named 'font') is a key consideration in any piece of visual communication. The use of handwritten fonts in visual communication like flyers, advertisements and logos is a growing trend and this article showcases eight fresh and free handwritten fonts you can start using today! Read more

The Best of DesignCrowd Design Round-Up - Volume 4

Clancy Clarke

Each week, we round-up some awesome designs submitted by the very talented designers at DesignCrowd. From logo designs to posters and websites, the weekly design round-up aims to inspire creativity and show off the calibre of work produced by designers at DesignCrowd. Read more

How To Create a Visually Inspiring Workplace

Jo Sabin

Working at a startup, I know how important it is to use budgets efficiently, so here are some easy, cost-effective graphic design ideas that can create a great place to work and foster a great company culture and a productive workplace. Read more

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