Links of the Week 20

by Tom Kenny (@tkenny)

Staying informed about web design, Raindrop, web conferences, preparing and planning for a redesign and ensuring you get paid for your work as a freelancer.

Links of Interest

10 Secrets To Staying Informed About Web Design

styingInformed

While, I wouldn’t call them secrets, they are useful tips for keeping yourself in the know in web design.

Mozilla Raindrop

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Mozilla are releasing an app to try and improve communication. Looks quite interesting.

Web Conferences Roundup: Events from Around the Globe

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I have a New Year’s resolution ready for next year which is to attend at least one web conference. As of yet, I haven’t been to any but they seem a lot of fun judging by the activity on Twitter. Smashing Magazine have compiled a list of all the known current conferences from around the world.

Preparing and Planning for a Redesign

prepareRedesign

Great article on what you need to think about before redesigning a website.

Essential Tips to Ensure You Get Paid For Your Work

webdesignblog

Some good tips for freelancers to make sure they get paid for their work.

Inspiration for the Weekend

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This Week on Inspect Element

8 Simple Tips for Freelancers to Keep Focused

Wallpapers of the Week 20: Planets

Advanced Photoshop Techniques that you may not be aware of

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by Tom Kenny

I’m a freelance web designer and front-end developer with 9 years of experience designing for the web. Follow me on Twitter here.