Media Update 1106-28

This edition of Media Update follows up on our previous edition earlier this month. In this edition see : * Facebook Test Mines Real-Time Conversations for Ad Targeting * Five Ways to Make Communicating Web Analytics Data Easier * How to Use LinkedIn Today to Find Popular Content * Is Sharing More Valuable for Publishers on Facebook or Twitter? * Twitter tip: Tweet on the weekend * What's Next for LinkedIn? ... and more. June 27, 2011

Marketing Update 1106-23

This marketing update comes close on the heels of the last one with important reading for graphic designers, media people, and those in marketing and advertising ... * The golden age of advertising * Direct mail marketing bouncing back with economy * 5 Ideas to Market Your Company in the Digital Age * Researchers To Marketers: Go Social, Mobile * Reconciling Traditional and Digital Marketing * Social Content Seeding for SEO ... and more June 23, 2011

Media Update 1106-17

Social Media is taking over, so appropriately, we're covering some of the highlights in the media that can help you make the most of it ... enjoy : * 3 Advanced Approaches to Web Analytics Tagging * 5 LinkedIn Tips You Didn't Know * 5 Strategic Secrets No One Tells You About Social Media * 7 Steps to the Perfect Social Media Plan * Ad Growing Pains for Twitter * Analyzing the metered model ... and more June 17, 2011

Web Design Update 1106-14

This edition of Web Update follows the last edition digging deeper into new considerations for all web designers... [] How to Properly Optimize Your Content [] The roles of social, direct mail, print media [] The demographics of social media [] 17 Twitter tips from Mashable Connect attendees [] Website redesign: Relaunching without losing sleep [] How much traffic should your website generate? [] How to Make SEO Part of Your Company's DNA [] Get started with Google Analytics [] Top 4 Reasons to Hire an SEO Professional... and more June 14, 2011

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

DTG News for June, 2011

01 Welcome JUNE * 02 CONGRATULATIONS DESIGN GRADUATES * 03 Design Graduates to share your experiences * 04 CHICAGO DESIGN WEEK * 05 Illustrator tutorial: combination lock * 06 Time to Consider Rebranding? * 07 June Brides meet Photoshop * 08 Life expectancy of a Photoshop site: * 09 Button Making Using Photoshop * 10 Creative Tidbits : Type, Art Nouveau * 11 Beware bogus offers for Adobe products * 12 Photoshop Noise Reduction * 13 Photoshop Forums : The Emergency Room * 14 PopChar shows your fonts right * 15 Review a web site: help them suck less * 16 &Else News, Views and Reviews * 17 Mailbag : The Day You Were Born * 18 Mailbag : Photoshop and ImageReady * 19 Mailbag : Sad note of regrets * 20 JUNE : surf, take photos, design cool stuff June 1, 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