how to promote a book

If you are about to publish your own book in the near future (and not only), we recommend you keep in mind a few aspects regarding promotion before you actually go public. Prepare the ground for what is about to come so that it can be appreciated to its full potential.

It’s like not eating sweets before dinner. In order for you not to sabotage yourself, we suggest you follow some of these (free!) tips, that will help you be at your A game. Continue reading

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This is the 5th part of the Indesign tutorial series. So far we’ve talked about preparation, adding elements, creating new pages and about

This is the 5th part of the InDesign tutorial series. So far we’ve talked about preparation, adding elements, creating new pages and about cover design.

Once you’ve checked that everything is in order, it is time to save your catalog. In Indesign we don’t have a SAVE AS option, so we have to click EXPORT.

Now pay attention to the following steps, because the export settings depend on the final use of your catalog: print or digital. Continue reading

marketing for photographers

Is marketing important for photographers? You bet it is! It can make a big difference in your pocket and bank account! But even though it’s important, many photographers are struggling.
I know many professional photographers, who say that the greatest challenge in their photography business is marketing and promotion.

If you feel like one of the photographers that I just mentioned, you’re in the right place. We compiled a list of 50 ways to promote your photography business and we’re happy to share it with you, hoping it will help you do better marketing and get more clients. Continue reading

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This is the 4th part of the series named “ How to design a catalog using InDesign”, and it is focused on how to create the front cover, layouts and the back cover. This approach is focused more on design principles. For more technical information check Part 2 – Adding elements

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digital photo album

With Super Bowl LI just around the corner, we’re taking a closer look at this huge event, giving you the hints of how to make a good digital photo album.

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The month of love, February, is about to start in just a few days. Spring is not far ahead (hopefully) and Valentine’s is coming soon. There’s something to be happy about for everyone.

We know some of you have been waiting impatiently to get the new February 2017 wallpaper calendar and to use it on your devices as smartphone or desktop background. We’re proud to see the number of downloads grow each month and we consider it a clear sign that you like what we’re doing. Continue reading

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Is print still trending or did digital flyers take over for good? We already know the answer, do you? Check out our top 3 reasons why you should include online flyers in your promotion. Continue reading

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If you don’t know from the beginning how many pages your catalog will have, no worries! You can add more sheets at any time. Continue reading

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With this blog post we’re starting a series of tutorials for InDesign. I’ll teach you everything you need to know about how to design a catalog using InDesign.

When you want to design better, you have to stop using programs like Office and start using programs that are made for design. Using Word for making a catalog is like eating soup using a fork – not very productive. Continue reading

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It’s not just the end of December, it’s also the end of the year, so we thought we should do something crazy for this month’s top flipbooks article. So we reached out to more publishers than we usually do. The result is an incredible collection of inspiring brochures, magazines and catalogs.

Below you will see 21 top flipbooks that have earned their place and deserve to be featured.

Keep scrolling, click on images to see entire magazines and read quotes from the publishers – what they do and what they like about Flipsnack. Continue reading

calendar january 2017

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It’s the holiday season and we’re loving every minute of it. Hope you do too! However, we know how quickly this precious time passes. Soon it will be January 2017. A new year, a fresh start. Which calls for a new wallpaper calendar. Luckily, we are ready.

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Do you consider yourself to be a true believer in digital brochures? If yes, you’ve come to the right place. We’re here to help you find new ways of using them, in case you want to take even more advantage of their awesomeness. If not, you’ve come to the right place too! Don’t know how to improve your marketing strategy, how to make a fried egg or what to do in case we face an extraterrestrial invasion? We’re here to help you understand why digital brochures are the answer to all these.   Continue reading

marketing stats magazines

Do you know where the digital magazine industry is moving or why?

You need to know where it is going, how things are evolving and what others say about it, so you can create a better strategy for your company.

Without any concrete evidence you don’t know which way to go, or what is the best digital publishing platform. This is why I selected 11 stats about digital magazines and what marketers should know about them. Continue reading

Graphic design trends 2017

We contacted some very famous graphic designers (and also a few who aren’t quite famous yet) and we asked all of them one question:
What will be the biggest trend in graphic design in 2017? 

You can read all their replies and predictions below. The answers are varied, from serious answers to jokes, but we love the diversity of opinion. Continue reading