A Bunch of Useful Apps Over at Zoho

Zoho is an online service offering a bunch of different apps to help you be more productive and organized. Many of their services are free of charge. I’m already addicted to using Zoho Sheet and Planner to manage my advertisers and daily tasks. They offer an invoicing service which is also quite handy.

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Creating an Awesome Space Effect

Every Photoshop tutorial writer should have a space explosion effect in their arsenal. It’s kind of like a right of passage. This is my interpretation of a space scene. The fun part about working with a space scene, is that you can let your imagination go crazy. Please use this tutorial as a guide, but don’t feel limited by it.

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Packing My Bags – Switching Hosts

I’m finally switching my hosting companies, something I’ve been meaning to do even before I wrote an article about why I hate my hosting company. Please excuse any bugs or downtime that may occur for the next day or two as the switch happens. I’m switching to Eleven2.

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What Have I Done For My Blog Today?

I’ve found the best way to grow your blog is to be consistently plugging away at it. I’m not saying you have to write a post each and every day; sometimes that’s just not possible. But, it is wise to do something for your blog just about every day.

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Creative and Unique Poster Design Inspiration

It’s been a too long since I’ve put together an inspirational list of any kind, with that in mind, I’ve assembled this list. It will showcase some of the most creative, beautiful and unique poster designs I’ve found. It’s truly amazing how many talented and gifted designers there are! I hope that you enjoy their work.

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Coding – Website Header & Navigation

This is part 3 of 3 on my website header and navigation tutorial. In this final part of the series we will take our design and code it up using HTML and CSS.

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An Interview with Chris Spooner

Many thanks to Chris Spooner of blog.spoongraphics for taking the time to answer some of my questions. Chris is the creative and unique mind behind blog.spoongraphics. His site is renowned in the design community for having high quality tutorials, freebies and articles.

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Preparing Images – Website Header & Navigation

This is part 2 of a 3 part series on designing and coding a website header and navigation. In this tutorial, we will take the graphic we created in part 1 and save the images so we can use them when we code the site in part 3.

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Header and Navigation Part I Rewrite

I’ve re-written portions of the Design a Website Header and Navigation tutorial. My apologies to anyone who finished the tutorial and would like to use it for part II. You’ll find that this version isn’t much different, but I feel it’s a little easier to step through and will work better for the coding portion.

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MyInkBlog Now on Twitter

Whether you love ‘em or hate ‘em social media sites are only getting stronger, and they are not going anywhere. The shear volume of them can be a tad overwhelming. That being said, they are vital to your success as a blogger.

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Site Tweaks and News

The basic look is still the same, but the site has taken on a bit of a different header. The logo was made a little bigger and the splatter was turned. I also changed my slogan and make it look handwritten.

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Create a Spectacular Graffiti Effect

Since I’m not about to go out and spray paint my website on the side of a city wall, I figured I could at least simulate the look in Photoshop. With the help of some awesome brushes from Bittbox and Deviant Art and a cool font I found at Dafont. The effect is rather easy to create, here’s how.

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