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15 Community & Networking Sites For Designers And Creative Types

There’s probably hundreds of community and networking sites out there but only a few focus on the design and creative community. We went ahead and selected 15 of the best sites for designers and creative types.

Obviously there are some sites we might not be aware of, so make sure you leave a comment if your favorite design community/networking site wasn’t included in this post.

How To Create a Slick Navigation Bar In Adobe Fireworks

I love Photoshop. I guess we all do. But I believe Fireworks is better suited for web-design work and I usually prefer it over Photoshop. After all Fireworks was created with web-designers in mind and it allows us to quickly prototype and design for the web, so let’s see what it can do.

I’ve created this simple yet modern navigation bar in Fireworks, and I’ll walk you through the steps necessary to create something like that. In the event there are some windows and panels you don’t see opened on your computer, simply go to the ‘Windows‘ menu and open them.

Enter to Win a Copy of Justinmind Prototyper – A $495 Value

Wireframing is a very important part of the design process and there’s a plethora of wireframing tools available out there. But for the serious web or software designers and developers, free tools probably won’t cut it.

We’ve partnered with Justinmind to give away a copy of Justinmind Prototyper to a lucky reader of SpyreStudios. Read on to learn how to enter.

Enter To Win Hosting Accounts From Eleven2

Enter To Win Hosting Accounts From Eleven2

Choosing the right host for your personal or business website can be tricky. While there’s literally thousands of hosting companies out there, here at SpyreStudios we’ve been very happy with the service from Eleven2.

So happy in fact that we’ve partnered with them to give away some hosting accounts to lucky readers of SpyreStudios. Read to learn how to enter this giveaway.

5 Tips For Improving Readability On Your Website

A more readable website means improved usability and an enjoyable reading experience. We all want that for our users, don’t we?

In this article we’ll go through 5 simple ways you can improve readability on your website. Of course feel free to chime in and leave a comment at the end of the article, I’d love to hear your thoughts.

Showcase of 40 Pricing Tables and Signup Pages

Showcase of 40 Pricing Tables and Signup Pages

A well-designed pricing table and sign-up page can make or break your online business. Getting users to hit the signup button is one thing, but making the actual signup process easier and helping people chose the right plan or package is a science in itself.

Today we’ll have a look at some great pricing table examples. I hope you’ll find some inspiration from the examples showcased in this post.

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