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Top Spelling App For Literacy Education

All designers, marketers, developers and publicists need accuracy. It may seem childish to recommend spelling help to a professional readership, but believe me -- it's needed. So many of those now writing for the web, targeting an English-speaking market, really need help with spelling and grammar. July 16, 2012

Shoot and simultaneously edit video

Video is now becoming as widely used as photography for reinforcing ideas, selling products, explaining services and instruction or teaching. Today, even mobile devices like iPhones, iPads, or tablets are capable of producing stunning video. Learn more ... July 12, 2012

Time Tracking and Billing for Freelancers

Here's another time tracking and billing software application highly appreciated by freelancers for its intuitive interface, flexible timer and ability to produce detailed invoices. Fanurio is mainly used by freelancers who prefer a professional solution over pen and paper or spreadsheets to keep accurate records of their time and invoices. July 11, 2012

DTG News for July 2012

This issue is all about digital Photography, photos, CS6 and all manner of fun in the sun ... grab your best and then share your creations with DTG readers and win a prize! C'mon in and enjoy July DTG . . .
02 HDR: The Pros' Hottest Post-Processing Techniques
03 Photoshop Seascape Madness
04 Tutorial: Illustrator vector cupcakes and muffins!
05 Tutorial: Two Simple Steps Can Save Your Photos
06 Tutorial: Blurred reflections in Photoshop
07 Social Media getting hotter and hotter
08 CREATIVE inspiration tidbits
09 Marketing Update : turn up the heat
10 Publishing Update : Smart Publishers
11 Tutorial: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4
12 60 seconds: Death of the search engine
13 QuarkXPress to Adobe InDesign CS6
14 Business: The Art of Saying No
15 Design Bookshelf Updates
16 ADOBE CS6 Rolls into the Publishers Warehouse
17 The Affiliate Myth
18 Red, White & Blue Colors this Month
19 Hot, Hot, Hot July 1, 2012

Photoshop Seascape Madness

PHOTOSHOP MADNESS is where you practically go mad trying to find the most useful stuff for Photoshop! This is continued from the HDR topic this month with 'Seascape' madness -- mad HDR seascape photography of places you WISH you had gone to shoot photos. . . and convert to HDR. June 29, 2012

Social Media getting hotter and hotter

This Social Media updates includes our favorite finds in the past week -- good information for all online users, designers and marketers :
* Pinterest Beyond the Basics: A Marketer's Guide to Successful Pinning
* Why social media success is about quality not quantity
* Social Media Policies: What goes up must go higher
* 10 LinkedIn Tips for Building Your Business
* 10 things you should tweet
.... and the continuing world of social media and networking June 28, 2012

CREATIVE inspiration tidbits

Being creative is tough. You just can't always be creative on demand. But these idea-starters will go a long way toward being fresh with creative ideas . . .
* Which Reigns Supreme in Graphic Design: Functionality or Design?
* Graphic Design: Now in Production on Governors Island
* The Deadly Dance of Discounting
* Graphic Design Exhibition 2012
* Smartphone Photography 101
* Green Patriot Posters
... and more ! June 27, 2012

Marketing Update : turn up the heat

Summer sometimes puts marketing efforts on hold in favor of the autum push. Not a good idea... keep marketing, and keep selling Here's the next edition of DTG Marketing Update:
* 5 emerging public relations trends-- and the skills they require
* Marketers use growing number of tools to spur website engagement
* 7 infographics that make the case for mobile email optimization
* The 6 trickiest measurement terms, and what they really mean
* Why you're getting left behind in digital video
* 3 reasons your boilerplate should be shorter
* 11 apps every marketer should download
... and more June 27, 2012

Publishing Update : Smart Publishers

An overflow this month presents essential info from the hardware side of publishing to improving your writing! This issue is two pages on the publishing scene June 26, 2012

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom was designed from the ground up, specifically for digital photographers. As we follow this summers photography, and learn some powerful techniques that lets photographers import, sort, and organize images, Martin Evening blazes the way! ALSO : included here a complete tutorial on tricks for importing images ; a FREE downloadable PDF chapter from Martin's book ; and a FREE tutorial from Jeff Revell : "Why You Should Be Shooting Raw" ... rounding out our summer photography section! June 26, 2012