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Marketing Resources

American Marketing Association – Great resources and information.

Business Marketing – Wikipedia article with general marketing information.

Business Marketing Association – Business to Business Marketing, local chapters.

Direct Marketing Association – Representing direct marketing since 1917.

Flyline Search Marketing – Search marketing specialists.

Internet Marketing – How to market your web site, from Wikipedia.

International Association of Business Communicators – Information, resources, events and local chapter information.

Marketing – General marketing article from Wikipedia.

Management Help – Marketing articles with great tips. – Business directory.

Graphic Design Magazines and Publications

Communication Arts Magazine – World’s largest magazine on creativity for graphic designers, art directors, copywriters, photographers, illustrators and multimedia designers.

DesignTools! – Graphic design news and resources.

EYE – the international review of graphic design.

Graphic Design & Publishing Center – Articles, resources, blogs and books.

Graphic Design:USA – Monthly Design Magazine, news, insight and more.

HOW Magazine – Graphic design books, articles and more for the working design professional.

PRINT – Print Magazine gives insight to both graphic designers, their work and the world of print.

Website Development Resources

1st Web Designer – Interesting web design blog.

Bigcommerce – SAAS platform for ecommerce.

CSS Globe – Web design news. – Open source content management system (CMS)

Interspire – Makers of Email Marketer, Knowledge Manager web-based business software. – Open source content management system (CMS).

Layers Magazine – How to magazine for everything Adobe.

Sitepoint – Articles, forums, resources on a wide range of web development topics.

Smashing Magazine – Website design, coding, HTML5 and mobile site design.

Webmonkey – The web developer’s resource with articles, tutorials and links.

Webdesigner Depot – A blog with design-related tips, news and musings.

WordPress – Open source content management system (CMS).

Graphic Art and Design Organizations 

AIGA – American Institute of Graphic Arts – the professional association for design.

CAPIC -The Canadian Association of Professional Image Creators.

Graphic Design – Overview and principals from Wikipedia.

Graphic Design Basics – Design ideas, career alternatives, design completitionss, school reviews. – Graphic design meetup groups.

Graphic Design Resources

Aquent – Specializes in providing clients with artistic, creative, and visual talent.

Design: TalkBoard – Design talk, news, reviews, resources, links and more. – Blog with how-to articles, links and resources.

World Wide Learn – Online graphic design courses and certificatification.

Articles on Website Design, Pre-press and Graphic Design

Content Management Systems – Wikipedia article which xplains what they are and how they work.

Cross-Platform Web Design on the Mac – A discussion of how to simulate a PC on your Mac so your pages will look great everywhere. By John Bancroft.

Drop that Desktop Publisher Software and Step Aside – An argument for hiring a pro to create your ads, by Kimberly McCall.

eCommerce – In-depth Wikipedia article on online business commerce.

Finding the Right Keyword – Using keywords to market your web site.

If You Build It, Can They Find It? – Tips for shining a searchlight on your company’s Web pages by Anne Stuart.

Online 101: Finding a Web Site Designer – Overview of questions to ask and the budget to set when you start looking for a web designer.

Re: Design—Not Just a Pretty Typeface – Often overlooked as cosmetic, a company’s logo can be one of its hardest-working assets.

Ten Usability Heuristics – Jakob Nielsen shares ten general principles for user interface design.

Website Design – In-depth article on the process of website designing from Wikipedia.

Printing Resources

PIA – Printing Industries of America – leading source of technical information, education, and services about lithography and other printing processes. – Printing and Imaging Association of Georgia.

Pre-press – Wikipedia article covering principals of pre-press.

Offset Printing – In-depth article on offset lithography.

Website Developers Directories

Web Designers Directory – Directory of website developers in the U.S.

Design Firms – Website Developer directory.

Digital Spinner – Find a website designer nation-wide in the U.S.

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