AUGUST is BACK to (Design) SCHOOL This month's topic is all about learning! And, as usual our readers have all joined in with some rather wonderful insights into the way they learn, favorite training resources, and keeping a sharply honed edge on graphic design and communication arts. ... grab your best and then share your creations with DTG readers and win a prize! AUGUST is brought to you by the colors GREEN for education
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Marketing Update 1106-13

This is an interesting marketing update edition because the big shift is from traditional methods of marketing to online efforts. Is this the slippery slope? * Don't know, but it is running rampant ... * Snow White, 7 online marketing sins * How to Automate Your Social Media Marketing Efforts * Top Subject Lines for a Birthday Loyalty Program * Direct mail marketing bouncing back with economy * 8 Tips For 'Social' Marketing ... and more June 13, 2011

High Performance Database Management

cubeSQL is a fully featured and high performance relational database management system built on top of the SQlite database engine on Windows, Mac, and Linux . June 10, 2011

Ancient Calligraphers on iPad

Calligraphy is an art that anyone can practice. If you can write a letter, you can create calligraphy in a really beautiful way with many different styles, dating from 2000 years ago to the modern hands. Now it's on your iPad June 8, 2011

Cookies on your Mac OS X

Cookie 1.6 is an update to the popular cookie and browser history management utility for Mac OS X. Cookie helps you to manage exactly who can access information about your online activities. June 7, 2011

Fresh Feed for Mac

Bloop has released Fresh Feed and Fresh Feed Pro lightweight news notifiers for Mac OS X. Select some of your RSS or Atom feeds and each time new information arrives, Fresh Feed Pro will inform you with a sound alert. June 6, 2011

AMAZING video about stolen Mac

Recover stolen laptop? Here's the amazing video of how California police recovered a stolen laptop after a software program sent its owner photos and evidence taken on the Mac's camera. June 4, 2011

Web Design Update 1106-01

This edition of Web Update digs into the impact of social networking -- then we turn our sites on SEO ... including : [] 11 ways to find new content for your social strategy [] How to Use Blog Commenting to Get Valuable Backlinks and Traffic [] HOW TO: Get Your Employees On Board With Your Social Media Policy [] Making That Leap From Search to Display [] Technical SEO: Tools and Approach [] Tips for mobile SEO [] Web design evolution: 2 decades of innovation [] Why Websites Are Slow & Why Speed Really Matters June 1, 2011

Design Graduates

This May and June many designers, illustrators, photographers and visual communicators will be graduating from design/art school. Here are a few who wrote in to share reflections with you. (AND our PRIZE WINNERS for May) May 31, 2011

Chasing Light

Digital photography month is upon us, and each time you snap the shutter on your digital camera you should think about LIGHT. Why? Because light is the only reason the camera actually works. So you need to use it wisely. Let expert photographer and educator Ibarionex Perello help you May 31, 2011

June Photoshop Brides Madness

Looks like we're on a roll ... continuing to find more Photoshop for weddings and brides, this week we've turned up : * Tilt-shift brides * Paint the Moon with actions * Were you really that thin? * Top 3 Retouching Tidbits from the Master * Photoshop wedding DVD template * template buffet * and believe it or not, some real painting . . . May 31, 2011