Tag: design

by Carla King

In the two years since I wrote a “A Self-Publisher’s Primer to Enhanced E-Books and Book Apps,” the development of user-friendly tools for authors to build rich-media books has boomed. Aerbook Maker and Kwik are two easy-to-use tools for authors of graphically rich enhanced e-books and apps. Mimetic Books is developing a tool for photographers […] more »

by Alex Park

That a story can give voice to a cause and incite a social movement is an old concept. But at a recent gathering of more than 100 documentary filmmakers, social entrepreneurs and designers, the real question was not whether stories can make change happen, but how to make storytelling a systemic part of how a […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Lately, the social network that’s been all the rage has been Pinterest, which is a visual look at the things you like. That means recipes, infographics, photos, design and more. MediaShift’s Courtney Lowery Cowgill wrote that Pinterest was the first thing she’d been excited about online in a long, long time. So have you tried […] more »

by Mark Hannah

Business content on MediaShift is sponsored by the weekend MA in Public Communication at American University. Designed for working professionals, the program is suited to career changers and public relations or social marketing professionals seeking career advancement. Learn more here. Trish Ginter is an independent fashion designer who believes in the beauty of handmade garments. […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Business content on MediaShift is sponsored by the weekend MA in Public Communication at American University. Designed for working professionals, the program is suited to career changers and public relations or social marketing professionals seeking career advancement. Learn more here. Most content sites in the U.S. have two ways of making money: charging for subscriptions […] more »

by Susan Currie Sivek

Click here to read all the year-end roundups This revolution is going to take its time. It’s been a year of high expectations but little fulfillment for those who thought 2010 might forever change the way we read magazines. We’ve seen that disappointing uses of new tools, limited audience interest, and small initial financial returns […] more »

by Mark Glaser

If you run any kind of business, large or small, you’re always looking for ways to get quality work done at a low cost. And when it comes to contract jobs like web and logo design, or copywriting, you’re caught balancing between quality and cost. A couple years ago, CrowdSpring launched as a way for […] more »