Category Archives: Social Media

Making Print Social: Interactive Media and Integrated Marketing

  Infographics have become wildly popular both online and in print. Graphic designers create visually inventive ways to convey otherwise confusing, unclear or tedious information that work well in print layouts and also draw readers online. The graphic-as-step-by-step-explanation trend is … Continue reading

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4 Easy Steps to Creating Engaging Video Content

  Visual content marketing, or the use of video in your website’s content, has grown exponentially over the last few years. According to numbers published by Ooyala, mobile and tablet video watching has grown a staggering 532% since 2012. Taking … Continue reading

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Shandys, Selfies & A Mustache: Traveler Beer Does Integrated Marketing Right!

  What is more fun than a stick-on mustache?! …well, taking a selfie with your mustache to share with the world AND enjoying a new European twist on delicious beer at the same time. That combo has helped prove Traveler Beer … Continue reading

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ImageBlog’s 2013 Print and Design Year in Review

End of the year reflection time – which means of course a Top 10 list, right? Imageblog is our online newstand of conjecture, knowledge, experience and opinion about the world of print, design, marketing, technology and sustainability. Looking back at … Continue reading

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The Rapid Evolution of Cyber Monday

  My inbox was full of Cyber Monday reminders today. The idea of “Cyber Monday” as a sales event has proven in just eight short years to be a self-fulfilling prophecy. When it began in 2005 – at least that’s … Continue reading

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Newsweek’s Prophetic 1993 Vision of the Future

We came across this magazine recently in our shop. Twenty years ago, the May 31, 1993 edition of Newsweek featured a cover story that envisioned what the future might hold once information began to race along a looming “superhighway.” While … Continue reading

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Boston Magazine Cover Design: Moving Tribute, Powerful Print

  Boston Magazine: www.bostonmagazine.com, Cover image by Mitch Feinberg   Sometimes an image captures the heart and emotions of a nation. Even in a world of film, video, 3D imaging and iMax movie experiences, a single still frame frozen in … Continue reading

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New Global Forever Stamp from the USPS: Great Design, Great Idea

Now the convenience for a Forever Stamp, like the ones we all use for domestic first class letters, is available for international mail. For $1.10, you can send a one ounce letter to any country in the world (or a … Continue reading

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Font Fail: How Not to Design a Wedding Invitation

  (source) An interesting print/design item from the gossip world… Levi Johnston’s wedding announcement. You remember Levi – former fiancé of Bristol Palin, father of their son Tripp. Well he recently wed Sunny Oglesby, mother of his second child, Breeze. … Continue reading

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