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Publishing Update : new world

The world of design publishing marches on, and here are some essential finds:
* Newspapers erect pay walls in hunt for new revenue
* Readers respond to newspapers digital ads
* Printers bridging the gap to cross-media
* Publishers take on the pressing issue
* A whole new world for book publishing
and more ... May 10, 2012

Web Design for May

As the web changes, so does the demands on the web designer. We continue continue to share essential information for all web designers...
* Google warns about 'artificial' or 'unnatural' links
* Untangling your mobile metrics with better redirects
* Black hat SEO tactic to avoid: Duplicate content
* Got interest in Pinterest? How to pin like a pro
* SEO & Personalization: An Evolving Relationship
* 9 ways to add LinkedIn to your company website
* How to optimize tablets vs. smartphones
.. and more May 8, 2012

CES : Call for Speakers

The International CES® has announced its 'Call for Speakers' for the 2013 International CES®, the world’s most important technology event, which returns to Las Vegas, Nevada, January 8-11, 2013. May 1, 2012

Photoshop Color, Madness too

Here we are with yes, the NEXT edition of this year's color spring
. . . let's have some fun with these :
* How to make a color palette in Photoshop Elements
* ColoRotate, you can work with colors in 3D
* Rainbow Photoshop Madness By Kitty Bitty
* Custom Skin Tone Palette by `ShoneGold
* ColorExplorer Palettes from Photos
* Moorea Seal : plums and oranges
* Digital Portraits and more May 1, 2012

DTG News for May 2012

Our Spring Color content keeps on rolling! Be sure to send in your favorite colors or color palette and win a prize! Enjoy all the spring color, and don't forget Mothers' Day!
01 MAY Colors Flowers
02 May Color Madness
03 Photoshop Color, Madness too
04 Illustrator Tutorial: Vectoring wedding rings
05 Adobe Creative Suite 6
06 News item: CES Call for Speakers
07 Creative Storytelling
08 Real-Time Lightning Photography
09 CREATIVE Tidbits & Updates
10 Marketing Update : Ramping for May Day
11 How is your online reputation?
12 Output Factory Light for Adobe InDesign
13 Make awesome photo collages
14 Invoicing for Humans, and their Macs
15 PhoozL IQ - Learning Photography App
16 Popular 3D Design App for iPad Now on Mac
17 May art nouveau
18 Getting Ready for June & "Design Vacation" May 1, 2012

May Color Madness

Yes, now you can have a million palettes in the palm of your hand, we have to call this edition COLOR MADNESS! We love all those spring colors -- and utilities for graphic design, web design and creative communications ... we love these color utilities May 1, 2012

Adobe Creative Suite 6

Well, you've waited about 18 months since paying for CS5, now you're itching to get your hands on the CS6 package, all 3,000,000 of you have saved up several hundred to a thousand bucks for this, so here you go. Pig out! Adobe Systems has announced Adobe Photoshop CS6 and Photoshop CS6 Extended software May 1, 2012

Vectoring realistic wedding rings

Here's an extensive tutorial from Adrian at Vector Pack that utilizes many of Adobe Illustrator's functions that you may need some practice on -- including optimizing compound objects! We thought the subject matter is appropriate for this season too! Enjoy May 1, 2012

Invoicing for Humans, and their Macs

This is called "Invoicing for humans" because we know creative people have a thing against billing -- yet really need to keep up with the revenue stream. This Mac app is created to make invoicing workflow easy and quick. It includes elegant document template, clients and products databases and is EU VAT regulations and sales tax compliant April 26, 2012

Marketing Update : PR Full Swing

From direct mail, to LinkedIn, to watching your print and social media programs, we are rolling toward the summer market, and May! Here's the next edition of DTG Marketing Update:
* Integrating social media in direct marketing campaigns
* How to Take Real Advantage of LinkedIn Company Pages
* 5 PR skills you won't learn in a classroom
* Surprise: Marketers want more Google+
* Direct mail: Send green, save green
... and more April 25, 2012