June 2010

10 Premium Professional PowerPoint Themes and Backgrounds.

WorkAwesome showcased some nice free PowerPoint templates in their article 20 Free PowerPoint Templates that Don’t Suck. While those were some great templates (and free too), if you are looking for some PowerPoint themes with a professional touch – and don’t mind spending a few bucks – then check out these 10 premium PowerPoint themes for creating great business presentations.

Create a collage online.

Looking to have a bit of fun? Photovisi is a free and easy to use online tool to create photo collages. Select one of the many collage templates, add your photos and then customize by dragging items around. After the collage is finished, it’s available for download and print!

Ten leading Presentation Tools every designer should know.

Aext presents 10 top of the line programs that will help you take your PowerPoint presentation global. If you haven’t used any of these to create some great video, give them a shot!

May 2010

Most useful and powerful Extensions for Firebug.

Although Firebug is packed with features, there are several interesting extensions that enhance its capabilities. TripwireMagazine gives you an overview of the best Firebug extensions that may increase your productivity even further.

The best tools for building and managing your Twitter popularity.

It is essential that you know how to get the most out of Twitter if you’re planing to have a good online presence with a large and active social network. You can do this the hard way by tweeting and tweeting, but you can also use tools to make things work faster and more efficiently for you. TripwireMagazine covers the most essential tools currently available and focus on tools for building popularity and for managing your connections.

Top Project Management and Invoicing Tools for designers.

Having a program management tool that you actually like using is pretty hard these days and finding a good list of applications from which to choose the one that fits best for you is also difficult. As well as project management tools, a designer also needs invoicing tools in order to create and track payments. DesignYourWay shares the most appealing project management/invoicing tools or applications that you can find on the net.

10 Best URL Shortener Tutorials.

When you create a URL Shortening service you can make your own according to your needs. Setting up such service itself is easy enough, even if you’re using WordPress which is also equipped with plug-ins that work seamlessly with both. DenBagus have collected 10 of the best URL Shortener Tutorials for you.

Free online Favicon generators, editors and tools.

A favicon also known as a website icon, shortcut icon, url icon, or bookmark icon is a 16×16, 32×32 or 64×64 pixel square icon associated with a particular website. There are many different ways to create your favicon for your website. GalaxArk present 22 Free online Favicon generators, editors and tools.

Switching to Chrome? Download these Extensions.

Chrome features a vast collection of extensions at the moment. It also regularly beats its opponents in various speed and compatibility tests, while the great set of developer tools promoted the browser to a very interesting solution for web enthusiasts. But does it have enough ‘extension power’ to overcome Firefox? Check out the following twenty extensions at NetTutsPlus, and make up your own mind!

45 amazing and free Photoshop Actions.

Photoshop actions allow designers and photographers to automate common sequences for increased efficiency. There are countless actions available that can be downloaded for free, and in this post VandelayDesign features 45 of them. Some of these are individual actions and others are sets that include multiple actions.