It’s 2021 and content is still king.

Whether you’re a solo founder or a business trying to generate your first sale, there’s no excuse not to create content.

It’s a great way to generate leads and build your brand.

But creating content alone isn’t going to cut it.

Today, 7.5 million blog posts are published online every day. So, if you want to stand out and actually reach an audience, you’ll need to rank on the first page of Google’s search result page.

Why?

Well, just ask yourself when you last browsed past the first page on any search engine?


I’ve seen many indie product creators or team members work on their product/SaaS for months and after developing it, they mostly don’t know how to get their first beta testers.

Getting your first early users is probably one of the most daunting tasks for most of the people unless you have an experienced team or have done it before.

Ugly Realization:

After working for 9 months on Pixelied, we were over the moon but reality hit us hard since we knew nothing on how to get our early users to use/test our platform.

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At this stage, our only goal was to get…


So you’re wondering if you want to focus your creative energy into a career in graphic designing. Here are a few industry statistics related to graphic design; according to Finances Online, the total revenue generated by the US graphic design industry in 2019 is $15 billion. Moreover, 71% of businesses created 10 times the amount of designs in 2015 than a few years back.

In this article, I’m going to discuss 8 key pros and cons of graphic design which will hopefully help you get a good overall understanding of the industry.

So first, let’s talk about some pros of…


When it comes to online graphic design tools, Canva is one of the most well-recognized names. From infographics to masterpieces for social media, it lets you create iconic visuals with a few clicks. However, at times, it just doesn’t cut it, and knowing a few Canva alternatives can help.

We’re lucky to be living in times where there are many online image editors to choose from. Content creators no longer have to rely on the expertise of professional graphic designers to whip up amazing visuals.

If you’re in the same boat and don’t like what Canva has to offer —…

Dawood Khan

Co-founder at Pixelied

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