8 Amazing Tutorials for Animating Text in After Effects

Photo by Kristian Strand Whether you’re a seasoned After Effects veteran looking for some new ideas – or a beginner who’s just starting out, tutorials are a great way to see how other or more experienced users are working with the software. Here, we’ve put together 8 fantastic tutorials from experienced After Effects users – and…

4 Great Tips for WAY Better Travel Videos

How do you make a great travel film? Is it the epic panoramic views or the interesting footage you can’t see back home? We partnered with Tajreen&Co to produce a new video on creating better travel films. Find out how to improve your travel videos with better shots, higher quality audio, and more. Watch Four Tips…

Killer Mistakes to Avoid When Freelancing

Freelancers can be a proud bunch – I should know, I am one; and often, I won’t even tell my life partner if I screw something up or end up kicking myself for losing a client. When the buck stops with you, it can difficult to hold your hands up and say you got it…

9 Simple Steps to Professional Image Editing in Adobe Photoshop

Is image editing in Photoshop a difficult skill to master? Well, it seems that way from the outside looking in. But when you break it down, the image editing process is actually super logical. In this blog I’ll explain the techniques and processes I use to create complex photo manipulations, professional retouching and detailed compositions.…

How to Use LinkedIn When You’re Freelancing

Photo by rawpixel Is LinkedIn working for you as a freelancer? I mean, sure – you’ve got a profile and you’ve filled out some info – but are you really using it to find the best opportunities – or is it sitting there idle, like profiles belonging to millions of other freelancers? The good news is,…

7 Different Ways to Scale Your Business as a Freelancer

Photo by Pexels What’s the plan for your freelancing? Are you happy with your days? Would you like more work? Less work? More money? Bigger clients? Be honest – what would you change if you could? For many freelancers, change is quite intimidating. Sure, we’re a brave bunch as it is – going it alone…

Lighting Set Ups and Techniques for Product Videos

Photo: Alexander Dummer Make the Lighting in Your Next Product Video a Success with These Tips A common type of video widely used by businesses is a product video. These types of videos showcase the product to give viewers a better sense of its features and benefits. But, these videos are different than your traditional videos;…

Freelance Networking Tips – How to Build Real Relationships

Photo by rawpixel It’s possible to get stuck in a rut when you’re a freelancer. Have you ever had that feeling the endless cycle of picking up odd bits of work here and there will never end? Like, your skill gives you something that’ll make sure the bills are paid – but never buy you a…

Instagram Verification Request Feature Added to App

Cover photo by Katka Pavlickova This week, Instagram added a verification request button in the app. Now, any user can request verification! Instagram added this feature along with other new safety features that are detailed in this announcement. Verified accounts have a blue badge next to their username. This helps users to ensure the legitimacy of…

Free Social Media Templates and Mockups for Photoshop

Mockups, templates, and other free social media resources for Photoshop. Use these assets to create social media graphics and branding presentations for your teams. Some freebies below also includes files for Illustrator, Sketch, and more. Comment below to let us know your favorite free social media resources so we can add them to the list!…