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11 Sep. 2012 Posted by Six Revisions in External

25 Beautiful Examples of Pricing Tables

When a web application or web service has several prices, they’ll often have a pricing page that displays the different plans or subscriptions you can get, typically laid out in a pricing table so that you can easily compare between the differences of each item.

For inspiration, check out this collection of pricing tables from various websites.

1. Freshdesk

2. Media Temple

3. slickplan

4. Big Cartel

5. Pulse

6. Hello Bar

...

10 Sep. 2012 Posted by Six Revisions in External

6 Good Tips for Your Freelance Design Contracts

In freelance work, having legal contracts between you and the clients you work with is important. Contracts legally protect you and your business in various ways and helps in making sure that you’re properly compensated for the work that you do.

What follows are a few tips you should keep in mind when you’re drafting your contracts for your design services.

Though we’ve focused on the needs of designers, these tips are also applicable to a wide range of pro...

5 Sep. 2012 Posted by Six Revisions in External

Free Resources for Web Designers (July/August 2012)

Here’s a handpicked roundup of free resources, released between July and August this year, that web designers will find useful. You’ll find a wide assortment of free resources such as PSD UI templates, icons, jQuery plugins and more.

1. Paper Fold Effect for iOS

An amazing animation effect that’s perfect for mobile user interfaces.

2. PSD 3D Social Buttons

3. Magnifying Glass for Image Zoom (jQuery/CSS3)

4. Settings Panel (PSD)
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4 Sep. 2012 Posted by Six Revisions in External

Giveaway: 5 Free Deals from MightyDeals

In this giveaway, we’re giving away five deals from MightyDeals (a site that offers big bargains on products for web professionals) to five lucky Six Revisions winners. Each winner will get a deal of their choice from the MightyDeals site. Read on to learn how to participate in this giveaway.

About MightyDeals

MightyDeals offers amazing bargains on products for web professionals, such royalty-free graphics assets and premium WordPress themes. At MightyDeals, c...

4 Sep. 2012 Posted by A List Apart in External

Findings from the Survey, 2011

At A List Apart, we are perpetually and ever more deeply curious about the lives and livings of people who make websites. It is a curiosity many of you share. Each year, when we post our Survey For People Who Make Websites, thousands of you take time to complete it. The resulting data presents a living picture of the businesses, backgrounds, and aspirations of professional web workers most everywhere. Presenting the findings of the 2011 survey. Dive in boldly, find out how your situation compares to others’, and keep building respect for this most elegant of professions.

4 Sep. 2012 Posted by Six Revisions in External

5 Simple Tips for Designing Better iPhone Apps

As users shop the Apple App Store looking for new apps to buy, they judge their potential purchases based on design.

We’re told early on in life not to judge a book by its cover, but without a way to trial an app, screenshots are one of the few ways a user can judge the quality of it.

Since it’s not possible for someone to judge ease-of-use (usability) or code-quality just by browsing the App Store, judging entirely based on design makes sense, and so apps with b...

31 Aug. 2012 Posted by Six Revisions in External

30 Beautiful Web Designs That Use Photos as Backgrounds

Using large photographs as the background of a website’s layout can be a quick and easy way to make it unforgettable. In this web design showcase aimed to get your creative juices flowing, you’ll discover some gorgeous sites that use photos of people, landscapes, objects and more as their backgrounds.

1. The Papermill

2. SALT SURF

3. FiftyThree

4. Twenty8Twelve

5. The Kitchen Community

6. Circles

7. Jason Miller Studi...

28 Aug. 2012 Posted by A List Apart in External

Usable yet Useless: Why Every Business Needs Product Discovery

Brasília is a remarkable, bizarre city. An architectural gem built to be Brazil’s “shiny citadel,” it’s now known as a violent, crime-ridden, and congested city—because the architects who designed it weren’t thinking about the millions of people who would live there. This myopia echoes across today’s web landscape as well, where we see monuments erected not for their users, but for the people who built them—and the VCs who are scouting them. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Rian van der Merwe shows us how to discover before we build.

28 Aug. 2012 Posted by A List Apart in External

Being Real Builds Trust

Tons of products and services are the best, easiest, simplest, smartest things ever. They also all increase profits, decrease costs, and save you time. And as a result, they all sound the same. These kinds of qualifiers overrun our content because we’re constantly looking around at what everyone else is doing, rather than being honest about who we are. But trust inspires confidence, and it’s confidence that compels decision-making. Steph Hay shows us how to win customers by being real with our content.

23 Aug. 2012 Posted by Six Revisions in External

Tips for Building Trust with Your Clients

Trust is an important component of any relationship. When it comes to freelance work, trust can encourage a client to want to work with you again.

My software firm has billed over 30,000 hours in the last 12 years. In that time span, I’ve had to learn how to earn and maintain the trust of our clients in order to keep them coming back.

I’m certainly not a business expert. I’ve made some horrific mistakes and have had my fair share of struggles. I write this ...

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