Meet Ilise Benun: The Marketing-Mentor for Design Entrepreneurs

At the HOW Design Live conference in Atlanta last year, Ilise Benun circulated to various presentations, contributed to panel discussions as a guest speaker, hosted the Designer Roundtable and answered questions on marketing for designers. Her expert guidance motivates aspiring creative entrepreneurs to launch their own freelance design business. (Check out ...

15 of the Best Mac Hacks to Simplify Your Life

Apple 15 of the Best Mac Hacks to Simplify Your Life Posted on December 6th, 2016 by Sarah Brown Now is a better time than any to upgrade your digital world with a new computer and all the necessary apps that will simplify your life. If you decide to use a Mac, you ...

Web Hosting: The Basics (1/5)

Michael Wylie provides a basic overview of web hosting, DNS, web servers and how they all work to display a website on your personal computer. People have …

A New MailChimp Record: 1.5 Billion Emails on Black Friday

Everyone knows that Black Friday and Cyber Monday are big days for sending email, but for our deliverability team, the planning starts much earlier in the year. Way back in July, we started provisioning 500 new IPs and 3 new routing servers to ensure we had the stability and delivery speed ...

More Verbal Feedback

Reading Time: 3 minutes. Can feedback have immediate impact on students? Written feedback is not always the best, or most appropriate way of critically commenting on children’s work. In How To Stop Marking Taking Over Your Life, an article that has captured my imagine, Deputy Headteacher, Jeremy Hannay starts off with ...

Zeiss Loxia 85mm f/2.4 Review

Introduction The Zeiss Loxia 85mm is a new manual-aperture, manual-focus prime lens for Sony Alpha 85mm full-frame mirrorless cameras. It features an aperture range of and a ten-bladed circular diaphragm for smoother bokeh blur in out of focus areas. It features 7 elements in 7 groups, a ...

How Makers celebrated Global 3D Printing Day

This past weekend, the 3D printing maker community was alive with activity for Global 3D Printing Day. After taking to twitter, Youtube, and good old email 3DPI decided to round up some of the best projects we’ve seen for 3rdDecember (3D, get it?!) 2016, including a robot arm, a ...

Tutorial: 3D Printing With Onshape

Onshape is currently making a buzz: it is the first and only complete cloud 3D CAD system that lets everyone on a design team simultaneously work together, using a web browser, phone or tablet. In this video and text tutorial, we will show you how to use this powerful app ...

The Easy Guide to Making Money from Fonts and Designs

Earning money doing something you love has got to be the pinnacle of working life right? If you have a design or craft following or know exactly where enthusiastic hobbyists and professionals hang out, you have an excellent opportunity to cash in on that in a few clicks of ...

The Adobe Max Experience

Earlier in November I was invited by Adobe France to live and cover the Adobe Max Event in San Diego, where the brand presents its new features and updates. I went there with 2 other french creatives, Geoffrey Dorne, a global creative activist and Olivier Huard, an amazing pixel artist ...

RetroSupply Co.’s Tips for A/B Testing and List Growth

Like so many MailChimp customers’ small businesses, RetroSupply Co. started out as a side hustle. Dustin Lee’s attempt to build a startup hadn’t panned out as he’d hoped. “I was completely broke, I had $35,000 in credit card debt, and I’d quit all my freelance work to focus on ...

What is Popular This Month?

Reading Time: 3 minutes. What is the most influential content and what can social media analytics tell us? If  you would like anything else to feature in the ‘What’s Popular This Month?‘ series, do leave a comment below. Please note, I will be presenting social media secrets and tips at the upcoming BETT (Futures) ...

How to Stop iCloud Calendar Spam

How To How to Stop iCloud Calendar Spam Posted on November 29th, 2016 by Kirk McElhearn You thought you had enough spam already, right? You get spam in your email, in Messages, on Twitter and Facebook, and on any other social media app. But now, Mac and iOS users ...