Before and After magazine's focus on clarity, simplicity, and elegance has won it legions of fans--fans who will welcome this second volume of the definitive Before and After Page Design by John McWade. Truly an icon of the graphic design community, his insistence on approaching design not as mere decoration but as an essential form of communication is vividly apparent in this cohesive primer on page design and layout. And you could not hope for a better, more qualified teacher. McWade shows readers how to arrange and present information using today's powerful graphics tools. Readers will learn how to design single-page and multi-page documents, brochures, and ads; why one typeface works better than another; and much more. Best of all, they'll discover how to think visually transforming the images in their heads into something that communicates effectively on the page.
Author: Suzanne Weinick
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group
Release Date: 2012-07-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
A digital entrepreneur not only needs to create a product of value to users, but also needs to learn to promote, sell, and stand behind the product. This book explores the role of digital marketing and getting one's product noticed in a competitive market. Digital marketing is the process of using search engines, social media, and mobile devices as part of a strategy to attract and retain customers. This book presents a variety of digital marketing techniques that can help make a name for one's app, game, blog, or website. Ideas include starting a company page on Facebook, using search engines to target customers, or microblogging on Twitter. With some creativity and know-how, teens will be on their way to marketing their digital products successfully.
Author: Jim McCarter
Publisher: For Dummies
Release Date: 1999-05-21
Create Newsletters, Brochures, Web Pages, and More! Creating high-quality publications right on your own PC is easier than you think-with a little help from Microsoft Publisher 2000 For Dummies. Straightforward explanations, illustrations, and tips guide you through the ins and outs of desktop publishing. You'll discover how scanned images, clip-art graphics, and distinctive typefaces can make your print documents and Web pages come alive in no time-without spending a lot of money. Inside, find helpful advice on how to: Choose the perfect fonts and design elements for any project Design custom layouts for newsletters, brochures, stationary, and much more Drop in images from Publisher's clip-art gallery-or use your own pictures Turn any document into a Web page in a few simple steps Use hyperlinks, textures, and colors to build better Web sites Create and maintain a consistent image for your small business Unleash the time-saving capabilities of Publisher's powerful PageWizards Get money-saving tips on service bureaus, paper options, and printing Integrate Publisher with other Microsoft Office 2000 applications for even greater productivity
This fun title gives kids lots of ideas for projects to make for a garden or yard using a wide variety of materials. It will inspire creativity and make being outside all that more enjoyable. The projects range from making a Zen garden to a beaded wind chime to a double-decker birdbath and beyond! There's sure to be something that will interest all types of kids. Not only will they learn new craft techniques, they'll be able to experience the joy of giving handmade gifts! Step-by-step instructions and photographs make the projects easy to follow. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
Creative design tips and samples enhance an extensively illustrated guide that demonstrates the graphics capabilities of Word for Windows and shares advice on working with the software's new features. Original. (Intermediate).
Author: Roger C. Parker
Publisher: Ventana Communications Group
Release Date: 1993
Genre: Desktop publishing
Now celebrating its tenth anniversary, with nearly a quarter million copies sold, Ventana's Looking Good in Print has become a classic, which virtually launched an entire genre. In its three previous editions, this book garnered superlative accolades from both the general and computer media. The fourth edition moves dramatically forward into the now-mature desktop publishing world, covering every conceivable type of print publishing format. Filled with professional advice on myriad topics, users learn to design with the reader in mind, avoid common design pitfalls and much more.
Readers will learn how to create a publishing project in a weekend without having to become a desktop publishing expert. The fast-track approach allows the user to begin taking advantage of the opportunities for expression and creativity in document design.
This fun title gives kids lots of ideas for projects to make for reading and writing using a wide variety of materials. There's nothing like having a good book in your hand or writing your thoughts in a journal! This book will help kids enhance their reading and writing experiences. The projects range from making beaded pens to stylish bookmarks to felt book covers and beyond! There's sure to be something that will interest all types of kids. Not only will they learn new craft techniques, they'll be able to experience the joy of giving handmade gifts! Step-by-step instructions and photographs make the projects easy to follow. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
Be thoroughly entertained by this ribald set of vignettes about deer hunting and fishing. Fast paced, easy and fun reading for the pre-teen through the grandfather. If you're a hunter, or just someone who likes a good old down home yarn or two, then this is the book for you! Laugh at the three characters in "Barber Shop Bucks", then take a look through a deer's eyes in "A WhiteTails Tale". Be thrilled and warmed by a father and his young son as they experiance "First Day Deer". Sit on the edge of your seat reading the frightening suprise ending in "The Beast". Try and guess the strange twist in "The Great Adventure". "Wooly Worms" should be read by all who believe that critters can predict weather. And the author has also included hunting tips that he has garnered over decades in the timber. A must have book for all outdoorsman and folks who just love a good short story!