The Most Popular Freelancer Tools

We’ve seen this last week at Betahaus and think it’s pretty cool!

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The Internet – how it works and how it developed

Your parents or grandparents still do not understand what you are actually doing all day long? They are constantly asking what that “Internet” is all about?

Maybe this litte pretty infographic help you to explain it finally to them! Maybe print it and pin it to their fridge!

Engineering The Internet

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Anatomy of a Job Interview

You are looking forward to a job interview? Maybe the following info graphic will help you to prepare yourself!
And if you are a graphic designer, we have a special tip for you: Top suggestions for your perfect resume!

Anatomy of a Job Interview
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Improve Your Time Management

Time Management Facts & Figure

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Time Management is a nice phrase. Put into practice it saves a lot of hours spent on rather unimportant matters. Facts and Figures about time management. But If you ask us, don’t take it to serious!

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Top Reasons Top Talents Leave a Company

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What you wish to know before your job interview!


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Spent to much time idling today?

Yesterday I discovered a really interesting tool called RescueTime. RescueTime measures your activity on your mac with a little helper in the toolbar. It measures time you spend on facebook and twitter as well as your time in and InDesign for example. At the end of the day you can analyze how focused you have been.

Additionally you can set alerts for specific activities and you can also block e.g. social media pages for a certain amount of time. The most interesting feature is the “Efficiency Summary” where you can compare yourself with other users of RescueTime. :-) Check it out!

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Ever tried to send HTML Newsletter?

If you have ever tried to send one, you probably know that HTML Newsletter have been a pain in the ass so far. Today we would like to introduce three quite helpful pages and tools for designing and sending email newsletter.

  1. HTML EMail Boilerplate is a CSS template for eMails which fixes the common design problems within the famous mail clients like outlook, gmail and other stuff.
  2. Mail Chimp is an advanced webtool, which is free for up to 2.000 subscribers and 12.000 mails per month. It offers lots of tools to send, manage and analyze email newsletter and it even integrates social network communication within your mailings.
  3. Last but not least the guys at campaignmonitor have assembled a CSS support guide for mail clients which is really helpful!

As from now HTML newsletter hopefully won`t be a nightmare anymore. Happy Coding!

Add: At webdesignerdepot they made a even bigger review of this topic.

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F*ck You. Pay Me.

At Creative Mornings San Francisco, Mike Monteiro Design Director and co-founder of Mule Design Studio spoke about getting paid and why you should have a lawyer. Definitely a must see for our freelance and agency crowd.

2011/03 Mike Monteiro | F*ck You. Pay Me. from SanFrancisco/CreativeMornings on Vimeo.

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