Creative Techs

If you're trying to figure out how to use Photoshop, Illustrator or any of those fancy design programs to design your own materials, here's a great resource with a free newsletter full of tips: http://www.creativetechs.com/ Also, you might try the eLearning on...

Online Pantone Color Chart

Pantone colors are indispensible when you want to get accurate color on a print job – and using this online Pantone color chip book to communicate your color preferences to your designer (or, even just exactly what "lime green" means to you):...

The 6 Jobs of Your Logo’s Icon

Preface: For reference, let’s recap the basic rules of creating a small business logo: 1. The logo has 3 parts:┬áthe icon, the font, and the color palette.   2. These parts work together┬áto tell your company’s brand story and to communicate your Brand...

A shout-out to my printer

Jennifer Points at Allegra Print and Imaging is the best. Always getting projects done quickly, they look excellent and are always delivered to the client perfectly. All at a small-business-friendly price. If you ever need 2- or 3- color collateral materials printed...

Scribus.net?

Has anyone used the Scribus.net platform to design flyers, brochures, handouts or other print items for their small business? It looks like it might be a good resource for small business owners who want to make some of their own promotional materials to save money,...