Freebies

  • The best free stock photo sites in 2018

    June 5, 2018 by Ashley Gainer

    With the web becoming more and more visually oriented, images are becoming a more important part of any web design. In many markets, good photos can make or break a website’s effectiveness, so any pictures you use have to be good, and they can’t be the same pictures everyone else is using, either. But we’re…

  • 18 free & affordable productivity apps for freelancers on a budget

    May 28, 2018 by Armando DelaCruz

    Ever feel overwhelmed? Stuck in a rut? As a freelancer, you promise to not waver. You vow to persist. You will take control of your life, yes, but right now work feels just a bit too much. Your task list towers like the pile of laundry you’ve yet to sort out. You need systems. You…

  • 16 free retro design elements to use on your site

    February 1, 2018 by Morgan Smith

    Even though technology continues to advance, there’s something special about design elements from the past. Maybe it’s the feeling of “the good old days,” maybe it’s simply the familiarity. Either way, retro design elements are a big hit right now, and there’s a large abundance of free resources out there just waiting to be downloaded!…

  • The best free fonts of 2018

    January 29, 2018 by Britt Pollock

    The one thing that can always spice up your brand is a shiny new typeface! Whether you need a fancy headline or just want to A/B test a new body copy style, our favorite fonts of 2018 can help with almost any project. The key to working with different font types is finding the “match…

  • 13 free PSD mockups and scene creators for designers

    December 20, 2017 by Britt Pollock

    Having a collection of previously created Photoshop mockups and scene creators can be a huge time saver for designers. It’s much easier to finish a project, pop the design into a template, and show it off to your clients instead of always creating a custom mockup scene from scratch. To help you save time and…

  • 2017 Black Friday deals for web designers

    November 17, 2017 by Ashley Anderson

    Who doesn’t love a good discount, right? And with Black Friday right around the corner, there are some incredible deals out there for web designers that you won’t want to miss. From themes and plugins to tangible goods, you can find deals on just about anything this year. To help you prepare for this weekend of…

  • 5 free WordPress calendar plugins that’ll help your blog stay super organized

    October 6, 2017 by Lisa Tanner

    Are you struggling to keep your blog up to date? Do you have a list of great ideas for blog topics, but are unsure when you should publish each one? If you’re on WordPress, a calendar plugin can help you create a content calendar! Simply put, a content calendar is just a method of assigning…

  • 9 fantastic free design resources

    September 6, 2017 by Britt Pollock

    There are tons of brilliant designers in the world, many of whom have worked hard to create great free design resources for the rest of us in the design community! Some are pretty well known, and others are hidden gems in the virtual land of the world wide web. I’ve scoured the internet for user-friendly…

  • Last chance: Get 25% off Flywheel hosting during Fly July!

    July 27, 2017 by Morgan Smith

    July is the perfect time to hit up the pool, break out the grill, and score three months of free WordPress hosting with any new annual plan on Flywheel (the team behind Layout!). Whether you’re managing a bunch of client sites (hey hey, bulk plan!) or just looking to get your freelance business off the…

  • The best free tools for WordPress developers

    July 14, 2017 by Morgan Smith

    In order to stay productive, find new inspiration, and consistently create incredible work, every developer should have a collection of go-to tools to help them get the job done, day in and day out. Some of your favorite resources will likely have premium price tags or monthly memberships. But there are also a slew of…

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