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Top 7 Deal Websites for Webmasters, Graphic Designers, and Entrepreneurs
We All Love a Deal!
Its true, you love deals - I love deals - it is just a fact. We may not even know why sometimes we are drawn to something "on sale", but a "getting a deal" is always a little bit of a rush.
Most of my deal hunting these days happens online.
I try to reign it in by focusing on hunting only for deals in my particular area of interest at the moment.
Right now, graphic design, web development, and entrepreneur resources are at the top of my hit list.
I visit each of the following sites on a daily basis to see what's new and what sweet resource I can grab for just a few bucks or sometimes even for free.
Just a few of the items I find at these sites:
- Wordpress Themes and Website Templates
- Stock Images and Icons
- Premium Accounts and subscriptions to professional web services
- Photoshop Brushes and PSD files
- Professional Tutorials
One of the particularly great things about "limited time only" and "countdown" deal sites is that the products change often.
As long as you keep tabs on the site, there is often quite a bit of variety on timely products.
Bookmark these guys and go ahead and check them out on a daily basis yourself for a week and see what you think.
I've personally done business with all of them, and I have yet to be disapointed.
What are you waiting for!
Get in there and explore Mr. and Ms. Webmaster, Graphic Designer, and Entrepreneur.
Suit up in the camo and get the gun - you are going hunting!
AppSumo saves my life regularly with some of the absolutely best offerings on the internet for webmasters, graphic designers, and entrepreneurs everywhere!
I spend a lot of money with AppSumo, and a visit or two might have you hooked as well!
Check them out!
I like webmaster deals because they offer things that I use all of the time.
Most of the products are stock photos, textures, UI packs, helpful software, and icon and vector packs.
The one thing they all share is that they are deeply discounted!
There are also several free deals that require a Facebook Like - no big thing. As of this writing, these were a few of the free deals available:
- 260+ Photoshop Brushes
- 210+ Adobe Photoshop Custom Shapes
- Hi-Res Seamless Photoshop Patterns
- 2000+ Adobe Photoshop Gradients
- 100 Hi-Res Stock Textures
- Web graphics in PSD file format
- 190 Seamless Pixel Patterns for Adobe Photoshop
- Free Valentine Vector Files
- 1000+ Stock Photos
Mighty Deals is an excellent source for scouting out underdog graphic design products like small WordPress theme design companies.
Other offerings mostly focus on vectors, icons, and general design resources.
Inky Deals is a small deals site with a few active deals going at any given time that mostly focus on graphic design and Mac related items.
There are usually a few freebies also available at any given moment - its worth a bookmark and a once in a while check.
Pixel Snacks is a really fun idea.
Every month, a new set of graphics is released and two bucks is added to the price. The sweet part is that if you buy in now, then you get all future releases included in your original price.
I purchased this when it was (I think) six bucks. As of this writing, the package is now twelve bucks, which I might add is still a freak'n amazing deal considering the quality.
I've had the chance to use Pixel Snacks work in many little projects, and I personally highly recommend them.
See below for a few examples of some of the "snacks" released so far!
I love 365PSD because they offer ONE high quality PSD file every day of the year.
365PSD is now in their third year of offering high quality graphics to starving webmasters everywhere!
I visit this site very regularly personally, and I highly recommend it.
See below for a few examples of their most recent offerings!
365PSD Sample Offerings
Lost Type Co-op
Typography is one of my favorite art forms because it has such an amazing influence in our lives - OFTEN, we do not even recognize it.
From the Lost Type Co-op About Page:
The Lost Type Co-Op is a Pay-What-You-Want Type foundry, the first of its kind.
Founded by Riley Cran and Tyler Galpin, originally in a whirlwind 24 hour adventure to distribute a single typeface, Lost Type has blossomed into a full fledged foundry, distributing fonts from designers all over the world, with its unique model.
Users have the opportunity to pay whatever they like for a font, you can even type in '$0' for a free download.
100% of funds from these sales go directly to the designers of the fonts, respectively.
Lost Type takes no cut of sales, and holds no funds.
The Lost Type Co-op offers top quality fonts designed by top-notch typographers and offers them on a donation basis with no minimum - AKA, zero dollars as a donation is acceptable.
I, of course, recommend that you contribute something - if not today, then in the future.
Pay if Forward!
If you look below, I have a small sampling of the fonts that are available from the Lost Type Co-op.
I have a deep appreciation for those who create type, and as a starving webmaster, the Lost Type Co-op has helped me out with their inexpensive high quality fonts - You are next in line!
Check them out!