Archive for August, 2014

  • Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

  • The Best Cheat Sheets for Designers

    Learning a programming language or program quick keys can be like learning another speaking language.

    Creativebeacon.com has compiled a great resource of the Best Cheat Sheets for Designers available as PDF downloads. There are cheat sheets available for HTML 5, CSS3, WordPress, JQuery, PHP, Photoshop and Illustrator. Curated from a variety of sources including Tuts+ and Smashing, these at-a-glance references will quickly have you coding like a pro.

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  • Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

  • Social Media Explosion?

    At times my staff looks at me cross-eyed, thinking me a dinosaur without a clue.

    Dinosaur

    I’m being told by my associates, bloggers, fellow agency owners and assorted “experts” that online and social media are not only the “way things are today”, but that all forms of traditional marketing communication will soon be online only: Print is dead. PR is all-digital, all the time. Trade shows are a thing of the past. And, don’t even bother employing direct snail mail.

    Yet, I have also read snippets from individuals like Bob Hoffman, the Ad Contrarian wherein he states the data doesn’t necessarily support the above comments and that in fact, traditional forms of media and communication still work.

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