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When to use radio buttons vs. drop-downs?

🔥 Campfire 33: Two important input controls are radio buttons and drop-down menus. Both can be used interchangeably when user input is required.

When to use radio buttons vs. drop-downs?
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How to find a market?

Finding a market, deeply understanding their problems, and tailoring your pitch to provide a solution is one of the keys to success in any business.

How to find a market?
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Creating a scalable data table component in Figma

Campfire 32: Data is meaningless unless it can be visualized and acted upon. The success of future industries will be a combination of advanced data collection and improved user experience, and the data table will represent a large portion of this user experience.

Creating a scalable data table component in Figma
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How to choose and build a skill for freelancing?

The possibilities for freelancing are limitless. Any valuable service to an individual or business can be turned into a part-time or full-time freelancing gig.

How to choose and build a skill for freelancing?
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Improving the readability of content cards

🔥 Campfire 31: Content cards are a popular way to organize content in app design. Cards allow users to browse high-level information while consuming samples before clicking on the card to get the full details.

Improving the readability of content cards
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Freelancing requires a mindset shift

Not everyone is going to need your services as a freelancer. It is the goal of your marketing and sales efforts to identify potential customers who have problems that you can resolve.

Freelancing requires a mindset shift
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Recommended books for designers of all levels

🔥 Campfire 30: Regardless of your education, you must understand the fundamentals of the field. These books will provide you with that solid foundation, allowing you to think differently about design and inspire your next design project.

Recommended books for designers of all levels
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Core principles of freelancing

Why should clients work with you? Thousands of freelancers can do the work you do. Often, many of them can do the job better than you. Yet, the clients you work with are choosing you for their projects. Why?

Core principles of freelancing
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Is it valuable to learn to code as a designer?

🔥 Campfire 29: Learning to code is invaluable if you want to be an outstanding designer. You start thinking about problem-solving in new and abstract ways.

Is it valuable to learn to code as a designer?
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The what, why, and how of freelancing

There are three ways to make money. Get a job, become a freelancer, or start a business. I'm sure you're familiar with the first. What separates two and three are how you sell and deliver the product.

The what, why, and how of freelancing