How to Launch Your Blog or Portfolio in 2020 (3,500+ Word Start to Finish Guide)

Inspiration Feed

The graphic design industry is tough. No matter where you go, you’ll see amazing talent through the work of other designers in the field.

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50 of the best graphic design blogs for inspiration in 2020

Creative Boom

To help you find all that, quickly and easily, we've brought together the best blogs around on art, design and creativity. Most of us have used the file-sharing service Dropbox at some point in our lives, but did you know it has a blog too? Founded by Brazilian designer Fabio Sasso in 2006, it's particularly strong on 3D work, which is something that doesn't get much attention from most design blogs. Shillington Design Blog. The Dsgn Blog. Fonts In Use Blog.

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The Ultimate Blog SEO Guide

Just Creative

Looking for an SEO blog post that covers all the fundamentals so you don’t have to read a bunch of other blog posts? This blog post covers all the basics and a few extras that will help you get your blog off the ground without having to constantly update your knowledge every few days to keep up to date with the latest SEO trends from Google. Blog SEO is Like Bodybuilding. It’s the same with blog SEO. Each blog post should target one keyword.

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7 Design Tips to Help Boost the Affiliate Sales of Your Blog

Just Creative

Whether you have started your blog out of sheer passion or for purely business reasons, there comes a time when you begin to contemplate monetizing it. In this post, we will be looking at seven ways you can use design to help you boost affiliate sales on your blog.

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50 Best Design Blogs You Have To Read (2020 Update)


To help you find all that, quickly and easily, we’ve brought together the best blogs around on art, design and creativity. Most of us have used the file sharing service Dropbox at some point in our lives, but did you know it has a blog too? Founded by Brazilian designer Fabio Sasso in 2006, it’s particularly strong on 3D work, which is something that doesn’t get much attention from most design blogs. Shillington Design Blog. Shillington Design Blog.

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Top 25 Teaching Blogs To Help Your Educational Process

Graphic Mama

Teaching blogs are some of the top blogs around today, full of advice, support, and understanding, written by teachers for teachers. Add a more than fair share of humor, some excellent ideas, and often free resources and you can see why teacher’s blogs are so popular.

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Ultimate Guide to Backlinking & Guest Blogging [+ FREE Email Outreach Template]

Just Creative

Content Marketing Guest Articles BloggingThis article has been contributed by Owen Baker. Building your backlink profile – the number and type of links to your website from other sites – is an essential component of any content marketing strategy.

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25 Best Blog Magazine WordPress Themes

Graphic Design Junction

Creative multipurpose WordPress themes for Blog and Magazine websites with unique and modern design. Responsive design magazine themes and blog themes are perfect for startups, personal blog, online magazine, meetups and corporate websites. WP themes are SEO friendly , retina ready, Drag&Drop content builder comes with various content modules including portfolio, gallery, blog, testimonials and many more. New WordPress Themes for Blog Magazine Websites.

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What is a self-hosted WordPress blog?


Blogging is one of the most popular sources of passive income among youngsters nowadays, and why not? Now to start Blogging, you need a website to start with, and there are various free blogging websites available to make it easy for you. Self-hosted WordPress blog.

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16 Cursive Fonts to Use on Your Blog

Design Roast

With so many blogs on the internet today, figuring out how to stand out becomes a challenge. The post 16 Cursive Fonts to Use on Your Blog appeared first on Design Roast. One way you can differentiate yourself from competitors is by using unique typography. Cursive fonts are an excellent choice for headings or images. They add a bit of flair and give your site a more conventional look. Because [.]. Typography font

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10 Blog Post Ideas For Your New Website

Six Leaf Design

Did you know that blogging is one of the best ways to improve your search engine rankings so you’ll appear higher on Google? Everyone poo poos on blogging, but it could be the one thing that truly helps you get in front of more people. But if even one person makes it to your blog, then it’s worth it if you ask me. So whenever you’re ready to pull up your big girl pants and share your expertise, here are 10 fresh ideas to help get you started on your new blog.

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5 Reasons Bad Graphic Design is Hurting Your Blog Performance


Just like you wouldn’t wrap a diamond in toilet paper, don’t wrap high-quality blog content in bad graphic design. You’re only asking people to abandon your blog before they’ve even given it a shot. Not convinced that graphic design makes much difference to your blog’s performance?

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10 Free Personal Blog & Magazine Layout PSD Web Templates

Speckyboy Design Magazine

Over the last decade or so, blogging has exploded in popularity and shows no signs of stopping. Designing an attractive blog layout doesn’t have to be a drag when you have hundreds of quality pre-made PSD templates designed specifically with blogs and bloggers in mind. Check out this collection of the best free personal blog and magazine layouts to get your creative juices going. Free Blog UI PSD Template. Adios – Blog Single Post PSD Template.

Keep calm and blog: How to market yourself in lockdown

Creative Boom

Your blog. Your blog is one of the easiest, simplest and most effective things to invest in as a business booster - and it won't cost you a penny. Here's your quick guide to making your blog work for you at this time: Why should I bother with blogging? First, let's look at some data that shows excellent reasons to spend time blogging: Data from Hubspot shows that companies that blog get around 55% more website visitors compared to those that don't.

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Hanji by Studio fnt


Text by Richard Baird. Hanji is a new brand of traditional Korean papers from KCDF created to, not just inspire interest in both professionals and the general public nationally and internationally, but to also serve as a symbol of the craft inherent to the paper making workshops.

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7 Best WordPress Blogs to Follow in 2020


Whether you run a blog or business, you can always stay up to date and get help from people. There are over hundreds of WordPress as well as WooCommerce blogs available that provide free resources so that you can grow your site and business. That’s why we handpicked 7 WordPress blogs that you can follow in 2020. Themeum’s blog provides visitors with frequent updates of the WordPress community along with quick-start guides and tutorials. MuffinGroup blog.

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How to Start Your Own Pet Blog


You can even start your own animal rescue and integrate your blog with your nonprofit organization. Virtual pet websites are popular on the Internet. Creating such a website is not an easy task. With this in mind, let’s take a look at a list of things to do if you want to create your own one! Steps. Learn several web programming languages. A good website cannot be made out of thin air.

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Volta Pasta Makes Creative Use of Typography

Designer Daily

Blog Inspiration Graphic design PackagingIt’s not so often that you find some truly well designed packaging, so I was delighted to stumble upon this wonderful work done for Volta by Stamp.

The Colorful Geometric Illustrations of Cheng Peng

Designer Daily

Blog Inspiration Graphic design Illustration PostersCheng Peng is a creative designer who works for Heizi, a branding agency that belongs to Tencent.

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10 Places to Find Creative Ideas For Your Next Blog


I will begin under the presumption that you have created a blog to share with your target audience for at least one of the following reasons: to educate, inform or entertain them. The best way to achieve this is by generating a continuous flow of relevant and updated content on your blog. The fact that you have already started a blog leads me to believe you already know the benefits of sharing content online. It should one, encourage your readership to engage with your blog.

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Guest Blog: Interviewing Tips for Small Business Owners

Purple Rose Graphics

As a graphic designer in Orange County, California that works with a lot of small businesses, I get asked a lot of questions about growing a company and hiring help. Unfortunately, this isn’t my specialty, but It is the specialty of my friend and colleague, Deshaunte Freeman of Freeman Human Resource Management, aka TheFHRM. She was nice enough to guest author this article for all of us so we can learn the appropriate and legal way to interview all those new hires!

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Ediya Beanist by Studio fnt


Text by Richard Baird EDIYA is a well-established South Korean coffee brand, with franchised stores and array of drinks and branded products. It has the largest number of stores, exceeding that of Starbucks and any other international brands, opening its 3000th store at the end of 2019.

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A Design Repository With Over 1’000 Arabic Book Covers

Designer Daily

Blog Inspiration Book covers Graphic design Vintage designsApart from obnoxious influencers, Instagram also includes some accounts that are real gems. This account , dedicated to Arabic book covers and maintained by Egyptian designer Moe Elhossieny, is one of these gems.

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Oji by Seachange


Text by Richard Baird. Oji is a sushi brand of firsts. It is the first in New Zealand to use fully recyclable and biodegradable packaging and the first to use all free-range products. This is a significant move forward and marks the brand out from well-established competitors.

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Arts In Wiltshire Guest Blog

Chris Dunn Illustration/Fine Art

I was then asked by Meril Morgan, one of Wiltshire Council's Arts Development Officers, to write a guest post on the 'Arts In Wiltshire' blog, reflecting on my time at the Pound. Arts In Wiltshire Chris Dunn Illustration Guest Blog the pound arts centreTowards the end of last year I moved out of my studio at The Pound Arts Centre , and set up my home studio over the Christmas period.

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Follow These 14 Rules to Design a Great Logo

Inspiration Feed

From McDonald’s Golden Arches to Nike’s swoosh, the world’s largest brands take good care of their logos. For many of us, the iconic logos instantly connect our minds to a product or service without the need to check its name.…

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Vessel Floats by Order


Words by Richard Baird In the Brooklyn neighbourhood of Greenpoint sits Vessel Floats, a new flotation and deprivation therapy spa that draws on the continuing interest in concepts such as mindful living and wellness. Through considered interior design and visual identity, the latter developed by New York-based studio Order, Vessel Floats intends to further develop and bring […]. The post Vessel Floats by Order appeared first on BP&O - Branding, Packaging and Opinion.

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Shy Bird by Perky Bros


Text by Richard Baird Shy Bird is a all-day café, rotisserie and bar in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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The Australian National Academy of Music 2020 Season by Studio Brave


Text by Richard Baird. The Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM) is dedicated to the artistic and professional development of young exceptional classical musicians.

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9 UX Tips Every Blog Manager Needs


A blog is a great way to connect with customers and build loyalty. But the truth is, most company blogs could use some help with their user experience. Maintaining a blog is more than just uploading a bunch of content and calling it a day. Want to upgrade your blog’s UX?

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15 New Ways to Master Graphic Design With Domestika

Designer Daily

Articles Blog Education Graphic designGraphic design is a highly competitive industry. In order to make it as a professional and stand out, hands-on experience is essential.

David Pearson’s Creative Covers For Penguin’s Great Ideas Series

Designer Daily

Blog Inspiration Book covers Editorial design Graphic design TypographyFor its Great Ideas series, Penguin worked with book cover expert David Pearson , a graphic designer based in the UK.

Leandro Erlich: Both Sides Now Catalogue by Studio fnt


Text by Richard Baird Both Sides Now was an exhibition of works by Argentinian contemporary artist Leandro Erlich. This took place at the Seoul Museum of Art between December 2019 and March 2020.

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Someone Spotted That David Bowie Often Looked Like A Sea Slug, Created An Entire Blog To Prove It

Design You Trust

And I know, at first, such a blog sounds a little random. Bowiebranchia is a Tumblr account that compares pictures of Nudibranchia and other Opisthobranchia to David Bowie. After all, what do they have in common? However, once you start actually looking at the images, the answer becomes obvious. Their appearances. More: Tumblr h/t: boredpanda At times, the similarities work to such an uncanny. Source. Inspirations David Bowie humor sea slug

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Guest Blog: Hiring Basics by Tami Wiersma of Quad County, Inc

Purple Rose Graphics

Enjoy the guest blog!! __ __ __ __ __ __. Patrice’s Note: As a graphic designer in Orange County, California, I get asked all the time about best hiring practices. The truth is I don’t know that much about them so I reached out to my amazing client Tami Wiersma of Quad County, Inc who specializes in human resources!

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Ekta: 160 Faces by Lundgren+Lindqvist


Text by Richard Baird 160 Faces is a new publication from Swedish artist Daniel Götesson working under the name Ekta, designed by Lundgren+Lindqvist and distributed under the studio’s publishing arm ll’Editions.

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Air Studios by Spin


Opinion by Richard Baird AIR Studios was founded in 1965 by Beatles producer Sir George Martin. It is located in London’s Lyndhurst Hall, a former church with one of the largest recording rooms in the world and a live space capable of holding a full symphony orchestra. Since its opening, it has hosted a plethora of world-class […]. The post Air Studios by Spin appeared first on BP&O - Branding, Packaging and Opinion.

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Tangent GC Organic Detergents by Carl Nas Associates


Words by Richard Baird Tangent GC began as a Scandinavian organic garment and shoe care company developing products that intended to increase the life of clothing and footwear, and entered the organic skincare market in 2016. The longevity of skin being an understandable extension of that original intention. The company’s graphic identity, a typographical system designed by Essen International […].

Get Professional SVG Designs At A Discount Price On Design Bundles

Designer Daily

Blog Resources Graphic design Web designAs a designer, you should always be on the lookout for trends, resources, and… good deals on these resources. At Designer Daily, we try to keep you updated on the best discounted design resources on the market.

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This Guitar Teacher’s Business Card Teaches You Chords

Designer Daily

Blog Inspiration Business cards Graphic designDoug Liddle is a guitar instructor who had the good idea to hire a creative graphic design to do his business cards.