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DTG News for January, 2012

Happy new year ... now we kick off 2012 with lots of fun and inspiration ...
01 Happy New Year... 2012
02 Create a Beautiful Frosted Fashion layout
03 Photoshop New Year Madness
04 Enlarging JPG files
05 The Year 2011 in Photos
06 Top Ten New Year's Resolutions for organizations
07 Don’t Let the Grinch Ruin Your 2012 Business
08 Opportunity Knocks for Independent Bookstores
09 Tangling with CraigsList scam artists
10 Surface Deformation Software for 3D Artists
11 New Year for Publishing
12 Marketing Update : Year End
13 Creative Tidbits: Kick off a Creative 2012
14 Web Design : The Affiliate Myth
15 WANTED : Search Engine Results :
16 Should we Stay or Fold?
17 Site of the Month : 5 Years ago today
18 HUMOR : Do it again. And again
19 It's Never Too Late
and more ... January 1, 2012

New Year for Publishing

Another year has come to an end, and a new year is about to start -- is your publishing act together? Here's some help:
* Ebooks' popularity is rewriting the sales story
* 4 ways jumbo postcards can help boost business
* In defense of print: 10 great resources
* 10 principles of writing for the Web
* 5 Day Delivery FAQs
* Beware the Kindle December 29, 2011

Create a Beautiful Frosted Fashion layout

This is the perfect time of year for this extensive tutorial from Mickel in Sweeden. Give this fashion photo a wintry look using Adobe Photoshop for a cold and frosty look using cold colors and frost textures. December 28, 2011

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

Marketing Update : Year End 2

Let's continue our series of marketing updates to get you off on the right foot for the new year:
* 6 tactics to leverage the influence of social reinforcement
* 8 popular postage tools to save money on business shipping
* 9 criteria for establishing your business' brand essence
* 3 ways that a printer could benefit by using SMS/text
* What's required of the next generation of marketers
* 5 steps to small business public relations success
* What will the future of direct mail look like?
... and more December 27, 2011

Photoshop New Year Madness

Hello 2012, bye-bye 2011 ... and Photoshop Madness passes along some free designs and wallpapers ringing in the new year! And, of course we wish every happy Photoshopping for 2012, and safe surfing for Photoshop stuff that won't make you go mad! December 26, 2011

Creative Tidbits: movers and shakers

From upcoming young designers to old timers, here are just a few our favorite happenings in the graphic design world . . .
* The Portfolio Handbook, by the Class of 2012, Industrial Design
* Lahser Sophomore Is Top Winner of 2012 Auto Show Poster Award
* Infographic Of The Day: The Best Design Tools On The Market
* An Exhibition of Graphic Design's Cutting Edge
* Meet the future of consulting
and more creative inspiration! December 26, 2011

Don’t Let the Grinch Ruin Your 2012 Business

The famed children's fable, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, tells the story about the Grinch who attempts to ruin the holidays from the children of Whoville by stealing their gifts and decorations. As in most fables, the Grinch's diabolical plot is foiled. If only it was that simple in the real world. December 24, 2011

The Year 2011 in Photos

So many others are doing "the year in review"... I decided to live by my hard-learned rule : *Don't do it yourself if someone else can do it better!* Amen! Here's are the best 2011 photo reviews I've seen so far . . . December 23, 2011

Enlarging JPG files

You need a digital camera shot to fill an entire wall ... or for vehicle wraps, or exhibit backdrops... what do you do? Here, I've tested yet another JPG enlarging utility and I believe this one might just be the one December 22, 2011