Use YouTube To Compare Software Features

A lot of the time, students ask me how they can find out whether a software has the features they need.   Sure, they can read the overviews and list [...] Continue Reading…

Part-Time Income For Students: Logo Design

If you’re inclined towards graphic arts, you may want to start a side business designing and selling logos.  In case you’re not aware, there’s a huge market for this.  [...] Continue Reading…

Essential Editing Tips For Photos

Want to clean up your digital photos before posting them online or sending them to a print shop?  Here are a few quick things to do in your graphics [...] Continue Reading…

Website Creation Software: How Much Should You Spend?

You decided to build a website to show off your portfolio.  Only problem is, you’re not exactly sure how to build one.  Heck, you don’t know the first thing [...] Continue Reading…

Building A Portfolio Website

Something we encourage all students to start while they’re in school is building a portfolio website — one that acts as their online resume of sorts.   While some contend [...] Continue Reading…

Using CVitae For Your Resume And Cover Letter

While Microsoft Word has tons of templates dedicated for writing resumes and cover letters, you might want to consider a software called CVitae instead.  A specialized word processor, it’s [...] Continue Reading…

Do You Really Need Photoshop

Every time I meet someone who complains about the price of Adobe Photoshop, my answer is the same: Do you really need it?  That goes for students and professionals [...] Continue Reading…

Adobe FrameMaker For Students

Students who are looking at starting a career in technical writing post-college will do well to learn Adobe FrameMaker while they’re in school.  While there are many desktop publishing [...] Continue Reading…