301 60-Seconds : Quick, figure this out

As you know -- things aren't always the way they seem! There are a lot of really down-to-earth lessons our educational system seems to be missing these days in favor of more lofty, perhaps unnecessary, lessons. Today, John McWade sent me a brain teaser that clearly illustrates this point... October 21, 2013

New opportunities for designers in Stereoscopic 3D design

As with all the medias, gaming is now moving toward a 3D world. This represents some fresh new opportunities for graphic designers, illustrators, writers and others in the visual arts. The qualities of visual talents are essential to the 3D gaming industry, where there's an ever growing demand. DTG Magazine friend Dr. Andrew Hogue, Assistant Professor, University of Ontario Institute of Technology tells you more March 12, 2013

Who would block the Spam Cop ???

I recently was surprised by what I thought was professional web company who are quite popular and offer quite a bit of information. They offer industry marketing reports, and when signing my email address to download the report they said "Spamcop Addresses are blocked" Hmmmmm, what do you think about that ??? December 21, 2012

Top Ten New Year's Resolutions for organizations

As the world continues to shrink, and people continue to migrate away from local organizations and clubs, here are ten things you can do in the coming year to pump some new life into your club. December 28, 2011

Media update: 1012-17

Fred Showker's 60-Second Window Media update: Trends in Global Media, Social Syncing, Cross Platform Marketing, Connectivity Addiction, PR. Virtual Property Rights and more December 17, 2010

Media update: 1012-10

This media update looks at getting your strategy together for 2011 -- from examples of thriving online communities; to executing your social media strategy; to social networking and email marketing and your prospect's inbox. December 10, 2010

Publishing content and news

This 60-Second Window takes us past the State of the News Media 2010, wondering if the iPad will really change the publishing landscape, and seeing online providers trying outsourced journalism. Links and references that you should read ... June 26, 2010

3D TV Pops, Not Much to Watch

There's been a lot of hype surrounding the launch of 3D TV, but is the new technology worth buying right away? Could this mean a whole new genre of jobs for visual arts professionals? Guess we'll see ... June 22, 2010

Web trends: content and readers

The future of content navigation? What do most online readers do, and want? Can you remove bad press online? Does Google really organize relevance from the noise? These and others covered in this edition June 19, 2010

Throw Your Press Release in the Trash

This was originally published as the Top Ten Reasons to Throw Your Press Release in the Trash, and I've refreshed it about three times since 1989. However recently a new generation of press writers have arrived and need these lessons again January 26, 2010