Tips to Preserve Your Eyesight: Don’t go blind doing what you love

Tips to Preserve Your Eyesight

I’m not going to lie, I am blind. Without my contacts or glasses, I can’t see anything. It doesn’t help that most of my past jobs required me to stare at monitors, camera screens, or computer screens. Now as a designer, I’m always on the computer creating websites or designing projects in Photoshop or Illustrator. So, how do I save my eyes? Continue reading “Tips to Preserve Your Eyesight: Don’t go blind doing what you love”

3 Tips to Keep up with your Blog Post Schedule

Blog post schedule

I always hear that if you have a blog, you have to consistently post on a schedule. I know there are times when I get busy and don’t have time to think about writing a blog post.

That’s why I always write all my blog posts in advance. Today, I am writing this post on February 27th, but it won’t be posted until August 1st. How am I able to post in advance? The 3 tips below are my secret weapons. Continue reading “3 Tips to Keep up with your Blog Post Schedule”

Why You Should Volunteer: Test Drive Your Career

Why You Should Volunteer

When I moved to San Diego from Houston, I thought that it would be easy to find a job as a video editor. I went through a lot of interviews, and they all seemed positive, but in the end, I got a whole lot of nothing.

That’s when I decided to try volunteering. With my background, the nonprofit I applied for was a perfect fit for me. They needed a video editor and someone to help with their broadcast. Continue reading “Why You Should Volunteer: Test Drive Your Career”

Graphic Design on a Budget: A list of free products to get started

Graphic Design on a Budget: A list of free products to get started

I know what it’s like to be on a budget and have a dream. That was me throughout my whole life. BUT just because you don’t have money, doesn’t mean you give up. I grew up thinking there is always a way. Graphic Design software is expensive, and the industry standard is Adobe. Although I am a big fan of Adobe, it’s expensive especially if you’re learning and experimenting for fun. Continue reading “Graphic Design on a Budget: A list of free products to get started”

Upload Your Site Using Dreamweaver: Simple Step by Step Instructions to Upload Your Website

Upload Your Site Using Dreamweaver

When I first uploaded my website to my host, it was hard. I didn’t know what FTP was or how to use my host. I use Arvixe (affiliate link).

In fact, I used to HATE my host. I only chose them because they were cheap and my sister referred me. I hated Arvixe because it was hard to navigate, especially for a beginner like me and they didn’t answer my questions quickly enough. Continue reading “Upload Your Site Using Dreamweaver: Simple Step by Step Instructions to Upload Your Website”