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Web UPdate 1011-15

More interesting tidbits from the web, with some sage advice about online advertising. This issue includes:
* How to Avoid Online Advertising's $1 Billion Mistake
* 3 Ways Google's New Shortener Might Affect SEO & Search
* 4 Game-Changing Trends in Web App Design
* 5 Website Changes That Will Hurt Your SEO
* 6 Reasons Why We Love Internet Trolls
* 8 Ways to Reduce Your Site's Bounce Rate

November 15, 2010

David Lance Goines: 40 years of Posters

Thanks to the new book tracing four decades of stunning posters from David, I have the distinct pleasure of idolizing yet another of my most-admired contemporary graphic designers. Everyone who loves the visual arts needs this ... November 1, 2010

Social Media, PR and Marketing

Marketing and publishing kind of go hand-in-hand, but now social media is changing the game. This edition on media finds some important reads : * Americans Consume More News, Less Newspapers * AP Circular App Coming to Help Print Compete With Coupon Pure Plays * The Art of Listening in Client Service * The Social Network: Ecosystem vs. Egosystem * TIP OF THE DAY: PR Agencies Are Dead, Handle Press Yourself * Why Marketers Shouldn't Always Blame the Media October 31, 2010

Typographic Faces

Our typography tour now takes us to the stunning works of designers like Christopher Haines, Cris Wicks, Ben Heine, Nelly Furtado and others who have designed and created Typographic portraits -- contour art -- painting portraits with type, letters, and letterforms ... October 30, 2010

Create an Angelic Sculpture

Here is an extensive free Photoshop tutorial by Ovidiu Toader -- that takes you through nearly 50 steps to create a dazzling ice sculpture using just about every trick in the Photoshop tool box and dozens of essential techniques. Get comfortable, this is a long one! October 30, 2010

Stock Photos of Typography

Deposit Photo joins our Fonts Fest with a collection of very good stock photos in the typography realm. They have many that are very well done, and lend themselves to entire themes. These are good samples for your enjoyment and inspiration October 29, 2010

New Lightroom Still Holds Surprises

While working on his book Photoshop Lightroom 3: Visual QuickStart Guide, Nolan Hester figured he'd seen all the secrets with the Lightroom 3 betas. But when the final version of the program arrived, his heart skipped a beat. October 29, 2010

Income Tracking for Mac OS X

Chronicle, the best-selling home finance and bill paying application for Mac OS X, just got an upgrade. The app provides an easy, graphical means to enter and track finances. October 28, 2010

Web UPdate 1010-28

Here we go again, more and more subtle movers and shakers in the web field: * Online Privacy: Why Marketers and Consumers Need Common Ground * Hot or Not: E-mail * Marketing vs. Social-Media Marketing * What Online Content Will People Pay For? * Search and Social: Are You Missing Out? * New Trends in Online Ad Formats * Has Social Media Really Killed PR Agencies? * It's a Good Thing We Can Ban People -- and more! October 28, 2010

Video Clip Management for Mac

Cinematica lets you manage your video library in great detail, keeping track of dozens of properties for each and every file. Sort and search by multiple criteria as well as by technical properties. October 28, 2010