Fix Linkedin Image size via status update

linkedin image upload

As a Linkedin power user, have you ever realized what happens to your image dimension when you upload via Linkedin status update? It doesn’t fit well with its image placeholder, does it?

LinkedIn Corporation (NYSE: LNKD), the world’s largest professional network on the Internet, with more than 300 million members, reported its quarterly results for the third quarter of 2014. – Source

I always post professional visual quotes on Linkedin such as entrepreneurship, design thinking, user experience, infographic, design education, personal growth, etc.

But, these images never go well with Linkedin’s post format template; very bad user experience as compare to other social networks. Continue reading

Street photography using mobile phones

Street photography using mobile phones

One of the common problems being a designer that you face every single day is “Time Management,” don’t you? Some of them start & end up with “I don’t have time for this,” “I used to sketch or paint,” or “I used to do food photography before getting into this business/job.”

So why does it happen & why is it so common especially with designers?

If Design is about “Problem Solving” then why can’t we solve our own problems, right! Why is it so difficult for us to retain what we used to do for passion rather than just achieving goals? Moreover, you miss them when you look back.

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How I Got Vanity URL from Google Plus

404 vanity url

The minimum to get a custom URL, you need to have 10 or more followers, your G+ account should be 30 days old & your profile should have a photograph. Do you think it is easy enough to get Custom URLs for those Google plus users having more than thousand followers and so on? Absolute not! Today, I am going to tell you how I got my Custom URL from Google.

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5 Reasons Why I Removed Ads From My Blog

Removed Ads from my blog

Yes! Ads have been removed completely. Everybody wants to earn money, and who doesn’t? But do you think blogging is one of the easiest methods to make money online by selling ads? I don’t think so. In fact, it is the toughest thing to do. It requires a lot of hard work, dedication, original content, a large number of articles, a huge number of readers or email subscribers. You have to spend time, energy and money just like an investment for your first business.

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Getting Design Feedback Faster Part 1: Via Google Plus

Google is one of best hubs for searching ideas, How? I always use Google Search as a hub when it comes to “asking questions“. For example, I searched “who designed Eiffel Tower?”, Google came up with my answer within a second. That was quick and for generic information right! So how do we get Design Feedback via Google? Let’s get started.
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Top 14 Quality Fonts to Spice up your Designs

Print Web Interface DiY always brings up latest tools and techniques along with articles for designers. Communicating a message via visual language is easy but it enhances your creativity via typography. Do you know every typeface or font has its own personality? For instance, you find all Japanese people look the same, but they don’t. Continue reading

Stop Using Analytics, Start Talking to Real Users

Stop Using Analytics

So you know your users by looking at the demographics data, right! Let’s assume that you have a travel website. Now you come up with a brilliant idea, discuss with your development team and schedule “How fast can we launch this module”. You thank everyone for the hard work and leave for the day. Then you wait for Monday morning for the final results, right! So what happens on Monday morning? Continue reading