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Any freelance creative who’s in the game for long enough will face the same choice: to carry on as they are or to take the leap into the world of eCommerce and start selling your products online.

If you decide to become an online trader, you then face a further choice: do you sell your products on sites like Etsy or ebay, or do you create your own site and create a virtual shop front?

Many people go for the former option, but for those brave souls that decide to strike out on their own, one of the important decisions that will have to be made is just what kind of sales process you are going to have.

Guest Post by E-junkie

Since the release of Windows 8 at the beginning of this year, the so-called ‘flat design’ discussion has sprouted up all over the web. A lot of people call it a ‘new trend’ and while as a trend itself it can be considered a new thing, as a design concept it’s been around for years.

Up until now, we have seen a lot of textures, drop shadows and other effects in our user interfaces, mainly thanks to Apple, that give the impression that icons and interfaces are like the real thing – if a mail app looks like a letter you see in the post, it will be easily recognised.

After Microsoft’s recent woes with Windows 8, we are now faced with the debate: is flat design better than skeuomorphism?

Well, you are barking up the wrong tree.