How to Quickly Recolor an Image in Illustrator

By Tom Nguyen / June 19, 2018 /

I want to start off by saying that I am not an advanced Adobe Illustrator CC user. I know enough to do minor edits and make basic icons, but that is it, so if you happen to be more versed in Illustrator and know of a better way to do this, feel free to comment…

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Photoshop Blending Mode Cheatsheet

By Tom Nguyen / June 12, 2018 /

I get a confused about what blending mode does what in Photoshop, so I’m creating a cheatsheet. I’m creating this cheatsheet not just for our readers, but for me as well. I’ll keep adding to this blog post as I learn more about blending modes. For the blending modes to work, you have to have…

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How to Use Zapier for Client Onboarding

By Tom Nguyen / August 9, 2017 /

When you take on a new client, you probably perform several monotonous tasks such as entering contact information, creating folders, updating the client newsletter. Rather than hire an assistant to do these tasks, you can save time and money by using Zapier, an automation tool that works with hundreds of apps.

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How to Set Up a LinkedIn Company Page

By Tom Nguyen / November 15, 2016 /

Unlike a LinkedIn personal profile, a LinkedIn company page can have multiple administrators. Like Facebook company pages, you can add a cover photo, post status updates, and add your company website address on a LinkedIn company page. As of today, we haven’t got any inquiries from our LinkedIn company page, but if anything, having a LinkedIn company…

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What To Do When Someone Copies Your Content

By Tom Nguyen / November 4, 2016 /

You’ve invested long and hard hours to generate website copy that generates leads and gets your company discovered on the first page of major search engines. What do you do if another person or company copies your content? Read this blog post to find out what you can when this happens.

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How to Add Custom CSS to Wufoo Forms

By Tom Nguyen / October 31, 2016 /

Wufoo forms speed up the form creation and editing process, and by using their forms theme maker, you can style Wufoo forms to look like they are part of your website. If a you can’t style a Wufoo form exactly the way that you want by using their forms theme maker (i.e. a font isn’t available in the theme maker), you can apply a stylesheet that is hosted on your website’s server or a Dropbox folder. Read this post to find out how.

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How to Manage Multiple Instagram Accounts

By Tom Nguyen / September 20, 2016 /

In the past, managing multiple Instagram accounts required logging out of your current Instagram account and logging in to a new Instagram account. Now, Instagram allows you to manage up to 5 accounts on its mobile app. You can manage more than that on a desktop computer if you are using Hootsuite, but publishing still needs to go through the mobile app.

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Fixing Extra Break Tags in Beaver Builder

By Tom Nguyen / August 22, 2016 /

Brad Iroff, a known WordPress web designer/developer in the Atlanta area who passed away earlier this year, pitched Beaver Builder to me in a Skype call. He had told me (Tom Nguyen) that Beaver Builder was a game changer for people that work with WordPress. I didn’t believe him. Our company had its go-to premium WordPress themes, but we started coding our own WordPress themes with the Bootstrap framework for our clients that wanted a custom web design solution. With the exception of the Divi theme from ElegantThemes, I wasn’t a believer in drag and drop WordPress content editors. I had no interest in using Beaver Builder, so Brad’s words went in one ear and went out the other.

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A Tribute to Brad Iroff

By Tom Nguyen / April 19, 2016 /

On April 10th, 2016, Brad Iroff, a reputable WordPress designer/developer in the Atlanta area, passed away at such a young age of only 36 years old. He died of a heart attack. Brad is survived by a wife, a daughter, and a second child on the way. My deepest sympathies go out to his family. No family should have to go through this.

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How to Unlock a Locked Gravity Form

By Tom Nguyen / March 7, 2016 /

If your WordPress website has at least two users who can access and edit the Gravity Forms section (usually administrators), then you may have seen the locked form message. When this message appears, you cannot edit that particular form. Learn 3 ways to unlock a Gravity Form.

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