Careers in Desktop Publishing

  • Use Freelance Bidding Sites to Get Desktop Publishing Jobs

    Freelance job sites offer both opportunities and pitfalls for the desktop publishing professional.
    By Finn Orfano June 23, 2011 

  • What Is Desktop Publishing?

    Desktop publishing involves producing a myriad of first-rate documents such as newsletters, brochures, and flyers from software on a personal computer. For more on what desktop publishing can do for you, its applications and implications, read on.
    By Daniel P. McGoldrick June 22, 2011 

  • Graphic Designer Toolbox: Choosing the Best Laptop

    Laptops used by graphic designers are specific in what they require given the amount of power it takes to run some of the standard software used in graphic design. Ideally, you want to find a laptop that you can use as a portfolio, presenter, and mobile...
    By Michael Guerrero June 6, 2011 

  • Book Publishing: What is Publishing House Style?

    Authors generally have a lot of knowledge in their field or topic area but approach the task of writing their book without knowing the procedures for the preparation and handling of the manuscript. This publishing style—or "house style"—typifies...
    By Andrea Campbell June 1, 2011 

  • Can I Make Money From Scrapbooking?

    If you spend a great deal of your time scrapbooking, and shopping for craft stash then it’s likely at some point you will have wondered if there was any way of making money out of your hobby. What avenues are open to you?
    By Wendy Finn May 26, 2011 

  • Creating a Graphic Design Price List: What Should You Charge for Your Services?

    Learn how to calculate your hourly rate…and why you should (almost) never quote clients your hourly rate! Included are time estimates for several different project types to help you to compile your own graphic design price list.
    By Amy Carson May 19, 2011 

  • Presenting a Graphic Design Portfolio

    Whether you are a freelancer or planning to work for a large firm, your skills are solidifying with each new job you acquire. It's time to put all of your skills and talents into one place to showcase to the world. It's time to present a graphic...
    By Avionne Akanbi May 19, 2011 

  • Hiring a Desktop Publisher

    Are you completely satisfied with the publishing standards of your marketing and advertising campaigns? If not, you should consider hiring a desktop publisher for your design needs. There are many ways to go about hiring a desktop publisher. Determine...
    By Regina Woodard April 8, 2011 

  • Tips on Obtaining Adobe Certified Expert Certification

    Tips for obtaining certification from Adobe as an Adobe Certified Expert include using self-paced product training, practice tests and other resource materials to prepare for the exams that are offered through Pearson VUE at more than 5,000 authorized...
    By Tara Duggan March 28, 2011 

  • Tips for Getting Freelance Work Writing Greeting Cards

    Are you great with words that make people smile, cry or laugh? If so, why not use these tips for writing greeting cards freelance style? Jean Scheid tells you how to do it!
    By Jean Scheid February 27, 2011 
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