Design

Learn how to design better graphics for your business materials by using tools like Photoshop. Need a logo for your company? Use a logo creator to have a unique logo created just for you. You can also learn techniques with special design tools. So get your creative juices going by diving into these articles.

Best Photo Editing Software: Adobe Lightroom vs Photoshop vs Gimp vs Picasa vs iPhoto

Macbook and camera: Best Photo Editing Software

Everyone seems to be a great photographer these days thanks to the smartphone in their pockets and online image editors. Instagram made everyone feel like a pro by allowing for quick and easy filters (Lo-Fi, X-Pro or maybe MayFair?) to be applied to any pic you take. But, while Instagram may have started the trend, it also raised people’s desires for more professional looking photos for every situation. Smartphones put more high quality cameras in people’s pockets than ever before which has contributed to making the photo editing space super crowded with services to enhance, edit and share those pics. With so many photo editing software to choose from, ranging from free to high-end, it can be tough to know which one is best for you. We’ll take a look at the best picture editing software including pricing and pros and cons for each one…

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Best Graphic Design Software: Corel Draw vs Illustrator vs Indesign & More!

You don’t have to be a professionally trained graphic designer or spend a lot to make your brand look like a million bucks. Yes, you could hire an advertising agency or a graphic design company, but if you’re feeling a little artsy and don’t mind a little challenge, you can try your hand at designing your logo and branding yourself using graphic design software…

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Interview With Grant Farhall, GM at iStock

Grant Farhall, GM at iStock

We got the chance to interview their General Manager, Grant Farhall who peeled back the curtain a little for an inside look into the company. He also shares more about his background and role at iStock. Read on to learn what sets iStock apart from its competitors and some pro tips on how to search more efficiently for stock photos so you can find what you’re looking for faster…

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Bigstock Reviews: Our Favorite Stock Photo Site

Bigstock reviews

Bigstock is a useful stock photography site with affordable packages. It specializes in photographs, illustrations, and vectors. With over 17 million royalty free images, it can meet almost any stock photo needs. In fact, in addition to being our #1 pick, we also put our money where our mouth is: at We Rock Your Web we use Bigstock for most of our website’s photos and have experienced excellent customer service. Great service along with a user-friendly website and large selection of affordable images are just of the few reasons why we think Bigstock has an edge on the competition…

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iStock Review: Top Stock Photo Pick?

istock review

iStock was the first microstock agency when it was founded in 2000 and had no real competition for 3 years. It has been the go-to site to buy and sell stock photos and is still a leading competitor today. Now owned by Getty Images, iStock is known for its variety of images, unique features, and payment options…

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Best Stock Photo Sites Review: Getty vs. iStock vs. Shutterstock vs. Fotolia vs Adobe Stock & More!

Best Stock Photo Sites Reviewed

Are you looking for a photo to make your brochure or website homepage stand out from your competitors? If so, you will find that looking for royalty-free media on the net brings up an overwhelming number of services to choose from. Depending upon the media you are looking to serve (photos, illustrations, vector art, audio, video) and the usage license you require, the sheer number of stock image companies can be daunting. Let’s face it, all this marketing lingo can also be intimidating. So let’s break it down and help you find the best stock images for your needs…

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Best Online Logo Makers: DesignCrowd vs 99Designs vs 48HoursLogo & More!

Best Online Logo Makers

Developing a great logo – one of the key elements of your business identity – doesn’t have to cost a fortune. A simple, polished logo can do wonders for your business. Just think at how effective Target’s logo is – simple, yet easily recognizable, even without the company’s name. But you don’t have to be a multi-billion dollar company (or have thousands of dollars) to create your own logo. Some of the best online logo creators do exceptional work, often for a fraction of what you’d pay a local design firm. And many have in-house professional graphic designers and project managers to focus on your business’ branding. Read on to learn more about the best logo maker online, pricing for each and more..

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Depositphotos Review: Affordable Stock Photos, Vector Images & Videos

Depositphotos on phone, screen and tablet

Need high-resolution, top-notch stock photos, images or videos on a regular basis but don’t want to spend a fortune? Thanks to Depositphotos and its talented contributors from all over the globe, you can find the visual you need to help tell the story of your business without looking cheesy or unoriginal. Learn more about Depositphotos’ wide-range of photography, visual images and videos in our in-depth review that includes a company overview, pricing info, pros and cons and more…

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Best Free Stock Photo Sites: Pixabay vs Unsplash vs FreeImages

Stock photo website on computer screen

If you’re looking for images online, the selection, quality and price are better than ever. There are dozens of websites which offer royalty-free photos at no cost to you. You can create content for your company’s blogs, websites and other marketing materials without breaking the bank. There are many places to search for images and deciding which websites are worth using and what each offers can be tricky. Luckily, we’ve used and reviewed some of the best free stock photo sites on the web so you can get to downloading picture perfect images in no time…

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Interview with Melanie Perkins, Canva CEO & Founder

Canva CEO/Founder Melanie Perkins

If you haven’t heard of Canva by now, it’s one of the world’s fastest growing online graphic design and photo editing companies. Based out of Australia, Canva is a popular website used by millions of entrepreneurs to help create social media graphics, print graphics and more all easily and with no graphic design experience. And did we mention it was free? No wonder it’s so popular! And the the person responsible for the idea and running the company is Melanie Perkins, a 20-something girl with a huge drive and passion. Read on to learn more about Canva, how the idea came about and what’s next for the business…

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