Career Advice For Graduating Web Design Students

On behalf of the entire SmashingMag team, we wish all graduates the best of luck going forward in their careers! Believe in yourselves, in your talents and skills, and always keep learning, growing, and realizing the best in yourselves! Cheers!  It’s that time of year again: graduation, when students transition away from the classroom to what will hopefully be a long and successful career in their chosen industry. I recently said goodbye to some of my own website design and development students. Instead of teaching lessons in design principles or responsive websites, I spent our final evening together answering their questions. One of those questions was, “What is the best career advice you’ve ever received?”


60 Marketing Acronyms Every Industry Pro Should Know

Have you ever heard an acronym but you didn’t know what it meant? It can really throw you off your game in a conversation. I usually try to write it down discreetly or, if I have a laptop, look it up online without anyone seeing. But some acronyms have multiple meanings, even industry-specific ones, and sometimes Wikipedia doesn’t do them justice.

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13 Lessons From Upworthy & BuzzFeed: Viral Content’s Secret Sauce

As social sharing has accelerated at an exponential rate over the last several years, so too have a slew of enterprising and innovative new sites that have learned to successfully leverage the full scope of social. Two in particular, BuzzFeed and Upworthy, have had growth so substantial that it’s been hard not to hear about or notice their meteoric growth.



Diwali Street Market

Indian street markets have an indomitable energy. I went for a photowalk on Diwali day and came back with my head buzzing with Diwali spirit! While Mumbai is the capital of Mall culture in India, every middle class locality has it’s own street market which is the epicenter of action.

These markets are filled with emotions…  innocence & happiness…  gloom & greed.