Can you still make a career in desktop publishing? Maybe not if you expect to churn out the letterhead, logos, and the traditional four-color, glossy-paged brochures that used to be the meat and potatoes of the local printing shop. But as some doors close in this field, other doors are opening.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) forecasts desktop publishing jobs to “decline rapidly” in the near future. Is this industry on its way out or is it possible to find lucrative work as a desktop publisher – with a few creative job tweaks and career turns?
As technology continues to change at a mind-blowing pace, we shouldn’t be surprised that graphic design evolves right along with it. Here we’ll take a look at what influences technology has had on graphic design, as well as view a few examples of today’s graphic designs.
Do you have a knack for creating imaginative digital images? Are you looking for a start-up business with a minimal investment? Maybe a CafePress Shop is the right business for you. I’ve researched how to make lots of money with a CafePress storefront so you can focus on creating unique designs.
Having a well thought out and organized portfolio is one of the most important things you can do if you are a graphic designer. Not only does a portfolio showcase your work, it also showcases your creativity and knowledge. Here are some tips to help you get started.
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 workstation all in one.
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?
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 testing centers.
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!
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 a standard for using references and other elements.