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|Posted: Mon Dec 10, 2007 9:35 pm Post subject: PhotoshopForums.com Freebie Market Place User Guidelines
|Welcome to the PhotoshopForums.com Freebie Market Place.
This is the place for free web and graphic design work. No cash or any form of trade or compensation may be offered or requested. Not a link, nothing. Before you post in this forum, please ensure that you have read this thread in its entirety, so that you know what is appropriate and what isnít.
You may not post more than one thread for the same job or piece of work within 60 days. Please be as descriptive as possible in the initial post. If you are holding a contest or requesting or offering something here, you must accept participation here. You can post listings at other sites, but please include all pertinent details in your post and don't tell members to go to another site where you are accepting entries or offering something. They should be able to post entries here or send them to you privately.
It can also be helpful to include your preferred method of contact, if you do not want people to post in the thread. You can ask them to PM you (please keep in mind that even if you have under 25 posts, you can still receive and reply to PMs), to e-mail you (provide an e-mail address or ask them to e-mail you through our site - make sure that you elect to display your e-mail as public in your profile) or to contact you through an instant messenger and so on. Due to the fact that you cannot initiate a PM conversation or send an e-mail through our forums until you have 25 posts, it is recommended that you at least offer an actual e-mail address in your post, if you want people to contact you privately, so as to allow members with less than 25 posts a definitive means of contacting you.
Designers and Interested Parties
Please read the thread starter's posts completely and make sure that you understand what they are looking for or what they are giving away. Please follow their instructions for contacting them. If they say that they want to be contacted in a certain way, please contact them in that way or do not contact them at all.
Contact them in regard to what they are asking for help with or offering - do not send them vague, general advertisements for your services as if you didn't read their post at all - this will be regarded as advertising.
Please do not make uninvited remarks about what is being requested or offered for free. If you are not comfortable with the fact that it is a freebie, please do not contact them or participate in their thread. Do not harass anyone in regards to this.
Below, you will find a list of most of the popular uses (or attempted uses) of this forum. As time goes by, we may add to this list. Please note, however, that this is not an all-inclusive list. There are items that may or may not be allowed that are not listed. If you are ever in any doubt, please feel free to contact us first for a definitive answer.
- Design contests
- Once off template freebies (no freely distributed templates)
- Once off logo and graphic freebies
- Check out my design/domain/hosting/other services (service providers are not allowed to advertise their company or work)
- Vague web and graphic design jobs (i.e. "We have projects we are looking people to undertake.")
- Join our community, etc. type posts
- Website giveaways
- Domain name giveaways
- Write tutorials/articles for my site
Please note that PhotoshopForums.com is in no way responsible for any transactions that take place in this forum. You assume all responsibility for your transactions.
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