Design Tips Articles

  • 11 Astonishing Photos to Inspire You

    August 17, 2016

    Today, the vast majority of people carry a camera with them at all times, in the form of a cellphone. But they are hardly photographers (myself included). Someone like myself could take photos nonstop for a month, and not get a single one that would be interesting to basically anyone. Conversely, a true photographer could see one sunset, and create the truly...

  • The 4 Stages to Developing a Winning Content Strategy

    August 11, 2016

    As I crossed the invisible border between the way-too-hot Florida summer to crisp, air conditioned bliss at Tampa International Airport last week, a message from my wife appeared on my phone: “Your flight has been delayed!” She is not a fan of delayed flights, especially when there are transfers down the chain. I walked over to the screen listing departures and...

  • The Secret to Success for this Top Music Producer – Fun

    August 4, 2016

    Fun is a skill you don't find on most LinkedIn profiles but for music producer/engineer/author/artist Sylvia Massy, fun is an integral part of her job. It's a requirement for herself and her clients, woven seamlessly into her work and radiates through her smile. Massy's a tried, true and skilled fun-maker who requires musicians and technicians to bring their ear...

  • How to Create Your Own Click Track in GarageBand

    July 21, 2016

    As a musician, I’ve long been a fan of Apple’s GarageBand software for its ease of use and powerful recording and editing tools. It’s...

  • The Ultimate Facebook Cover Photo Guide — and Template!

    June 18, 2016

    Over the past few weeks on Deke’s Techniques, I’ve been focusing on how to create an impeccable, integrated, and (dare I say) slightly...

  • 5 Key Design Steps in a Web Design Workflow

    June 18, 2016

    If you’ve ever searched Google for “web design workflow” you’ll find that most results focus on the entire “web design and development...