Category: Blog,Web Design

How to create a web design portfolio 2021

Having a portfolio is essential in order to attract new clients. After all, how will anyone know if they want to hire you if they have no idea what you can do? Learning how to create a portfolio may seem daunting, especially if you don’t have any serious work under your belt yet. It’s a bit of a catch 22 – you need work to create a portfolio, but you need the portfolio to get the work. … Read More

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Category: Blog,Web Design

How to Brand yourself as a Freelancer

In a world full of people and products trying to get their heads above the crowd, branding is essential. It’s not just big companies that need to consolidate their brand, it’s you as a freelancer as well. Becoming a sought after brand could be the difference between getting, and keeping those clients, or becoming lost in the noise. To get a great idea of how to take the first steps to become a freelancer and shaking off … Read More

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Category: Blog,Web Design

Web Design Bootcamp Day-to-Day – UX Design

Hi my name is Markus and I want to tell you the story about my time on the Web Design Bootcamp here at WCB during Covid times.  Diary entries: Diary 1: Bootcamp – UX Design Diary 2: Bootcamp – UI Design Diary 3: Bootcamp – Development Diary 4: Bootcamp – WordPress, Hosting and Domain name Diary 5: Bootcamp – Digital Marketing Diary 6: Bootcamp – Freelancing When you start looking at the Convid-19 pandemic from another perspective, … Read More

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Category: Blog,Online Marketing,Web Design

How to find a niche as a designer/developer [Step-by-step guide]

In our article “How to Become a Freelance Web Designer”, we mentioned that one of the steps was to find your Niche. But what is a niche exactly? And how does it apply to web design? Why do you even need a niche? Can’t you just design all sorts of sites using all sorts of methods? The answers to all of these pertinent questions can be found below, in our comprehensive, How To Find Your Niche article. … Read More

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Category: Blog,Graphic Design,Web Design

Royalty free image websites for your project

Free images are a blessing when one has to design something, or use an image for a social post which is the purpose of a digital marketer’s  work. Spending hours on a search engine tearing your hair out over yet another paid stock image is enough to drive anyone to tears. Fear not! There are a number of lovely free image sites available. Here we take a look at a few of them and give you a great … Read More

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Category: Blog,Web Design

How to Teach HTML [COMPLETE GUIDE WITH LESSON PLAN & POWERPOINT]

There are many people who want and need to learn HTML. A quick Google search will yield tons of excellent resources for budding coders to teach themselves, but this approach doesn’t work for everyone. Plenty of people still prefer to have someone there in person to guide them through their first baby steps into web design. Unfortunately, there’s not much out there in terms of advice and resources for us teachers. This is a real shame as … Read More

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Category: Blog,Web Design

10 TECH TOOLS FOR STARTUPS, CREATIVES & SAVVY USERS [ISSUE #10]

Starting a business can be daunting. Limited manpower, finances and time can seriously scupper your plans. Luckily, the software market is saturated with apps and tools designed to help startups, creatives and savvy users. The hard part is choosing the right ones. As a startup or small business, it is unlikely that you have the time to sit and test all these tools for yourself. So, in support of all the startups, creatives and digital savvy users … Read More

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Category: Resources,Web Design

SEPTEMBER 2018 10 TECH TOOLS FOR STARTUPS, CREATIVES & SAVVY USER

In today’s high tech society, there literally is an app for everything. If there isn’t, there is a chrome extension, a cheat sheet or some other online tool that will help you. The problem is, is that there are a lot of these tools that may just slow you down, take your money and leave you wondering why you thought of taking a shortcut in the first place. I’ve been there. You’re not alone. At Web Courses … Read More

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Category: Blog,Graphic Design,Web Design

Which is the best Mockup Generator to make your designs look amazing?

Mockup Generators are a useful tool to help you create stunning & high resolution screenshots of templates & images. They can be used by professionals or business owners to create high quality images, and is  a fast efficient way to produce professional images. If you do not have time or know how to use Photoshop, mockup generators offer a perfect way to show your design work. Integrating mockups into Websites or using them for marketing purposes is … Read More

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Category: Blog,Graphic Design,Tutorials,Web Design

Step by Step Guide on how to Create a Business Card in Adobe Illustrator

In this illustrator tutorial on how to create a business card we will learn how to design a card for a designer who wants to achieve a fresh and contemporary look for himself as a brand. In today’s paperless world a business card is still useful for meetings and formal introductions. Giving a good first impression is key for any business and the card could also serve as a reference for the client to remember your name. The … Read More

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