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Finance for Freelancers

Finance for Freelancers

Getting on top of your finances doesn’t have to be a headache. In Finance for Freelancers, freelance veteran Martha Retallick makes finance and accounting concepts fun and friendly! Continue reading →

WordPress Made Easy

Wordpress Made Easy

Want to start using WordPress? Then you’ve come to the right place! In this book you’ll be taken from the absolute basics up to a level where you’ll be able to have a site for your cafe, arts centre, personal business, blog or whatever you want to build a website for. Continue reading →

How to Design Icons


Veteran icon designer Kate McInnes introduces you to the wonderful world of icon design, so you too can become a Rockstar Icon Designer! Continue reading →

Getting Good with PHP


In Getting Good with PHP, Andrew Burgess will teach you everything you need to know about the basics of PHP . Even if you don’t have any programming experience under your belt, this easy-to-read guide will get you started with PHP in no time. Continue reading →

Decoding HTML5

Decoding HTML5

In Decoding HTML5, Jeffrey Way dives straight in and delivers something that the every day designer or developer can immediately pick up and understand!

This book focuses less on the politics of HTML5 (though it does touch on this), and more on the ways to immediately integrate HTML5 —and its friends—into your web projects. Continue reading →

Getting to Know SEO

Getting to Know SEO

In Getting to Know SEO, content analyst and SEO expert Andre Kibbe gives you a solid grasp of what SEO is all about, and how it can help you generate steady and sustainable traffic to your site or product.

Search Engine Optimization, or SEO , is one of the most powerful tools you can use to get traffic to your (or your client’s) website. Continue reading →

Building WordPress Themes from Scratch

Building Wordpress Themes from Scratch

This book is for anyone interested in WordPress, regardless of background. However, to keep it streamlined, it does assume that you have a solid understanding of HTML , CSS, JavaScript, PHP and MySQL.

It looks at converting HTML to a WordPress theme, building plugins, and more, all from scratch. If you’d like to learn how to do all of this, then this book will be right up your alley! Continue reading →

New e-book: Web Design Confidential

Web Design Confidential E-Book

In Amanda Hackwith’s latest book Web Design Confidential, you’ll get expert advice and extensive industry insights based on the survey results from a study of over 5,400 web designers from all over the world, and several interviews with seasoned designers.

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Free eBook: “Best of Smashing Magazine”

“Best of Smashing Magazine” Anniversary eBook

Smashing Magazine is an online magazine for professional Web designers and developers, with a focus on useful techniques, best practices and valuable resources. Back in September 2011, Smashing Magazine turned 5 years old and as a special thank you decided to release the “Best of Smashing Magazine” Anniversary eBook for FREE download.

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Twitter Up Your Business

Twitter Up Your Business

How to market your business on Twitter

In this Rockable Press mini-book, the author takes a look at the social networking phenomenon Twitter from the perspective of a business owner, and explains how to make the most of the service to boost your company’s brand, popularity, and – of course – sales.

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