Essential Tools For Running A Successful Business In 2016

  With half of us estimated to be freelancing by the year 2020 (yikes, only five years away), it’s never too early to familiarise oneself with digital business tools. Here are our top picks that’ll help you maintain sanity.   Toggl Toggl is a nifty little tool, which helps you track how much time you[…]

5 Design Competitions You Can’t Miss

  Getting your name recognised in the design industry can be tough. Here are five competitions that can help you stand out from the crowd. Print’s Typography and Lettering Competition Print Magazine is tired of the art of typography not getting the credit it deserves. They quote Helmut Schmid who said, “Typography needs to be[…]

All About IIDEX 2015

  Last week we announced that we’re attending IIDEX Canada 2015. But what is it, and why should you check it out? What Is IIDEX IIDEX is Canada’s largest conference and expo for design and architecture. Everyone who’s anyone in the world of design needs to attend, whether a novice, professional or career switcher. Here[…]

Walk With Us Through Ad:Tech NY 2015

We’re stoked we got to take the MyKrd App to Ad:Tech in New York. Walk with us as we take you behind the scenes, from set up, to #CadTech, to the Next Stage and more.   Set Up On Tuesday, we set up at booth 927 at the International Pavilion, along with the #CadTech8. Check[…]

Why You Need To Beta Test (And So Do We)

Imagine this; its 4pm on a Friday, your product is due to be released on Monday morning, and you’re still debating with the development and design teams about the layout and usability. Sound familiar? A lot of us may be used to operating on ‘startup time’ when things are being tweaked until the last minute,[…]

Tools Every Freelancer Needs

We all know the story by now. The job market is tough, the economy is lagging, and the number of students and professionals choosing to set up their own businesses is ever increasing. Forbes estimates that up to 50% of Americanswill be freelancers, consultants or other independent workers by 2020. So what does a young[…]

What To Expect From Canada At Ad:Tech NY 2015

  It’s finally time! The MyKrd Team is in New York, as part of the Canadian delegation invited to Ad:Tech 2015. Ad:Tech is a stellar conference and expo, showcasing the latest innovations in advertising, marketing and media technology. So what can you expect from this awesome event? Specifically, what is Canada offering to the world of[…]

Say Hello To The Canadian Ad:Tech Participants

It’s the first day that MyKrd is in New York as one of only eight Canadian companies invited to Ad:Tech. So who are our fellow CAD:Tech participants? Here’s a rundown of our fellow attendees: 1) Flixel Founded in 2011, Flixel creates living photographs – photographs that move. Available as an app and PC software, Flixel’s[…]