Tutorials and blog posts about digital publishing

Interview with Debbie Millman

Jani / Design school / December 6th, 2016

Debbie Millman interview

Debbie Millman is named “one of the most influential designers working today” by Graphic Design USA. She’s also a writer, radio host and blogger – she is simply incredible!

We had the great pleasure of interviewing her and we talked about her career, plans, favorite books, tips for aspiring designers. She offers stellar advice for designers, and she is a great example of hard work and determination for anyone who wants to be more successful in his/her career.  Read the rest of this entry »

Top flipbooks of November 2016

Jani / Top flipbooks / November 29th, 2016

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It’s time for the monthly roundup of beautiful and interesting flipbooks published on Flipsnack. We selected our favorites, contacted the authors / uploaders and asked them for a short description. Below you can read their answers and see our selection of top publications, in random order.

Click on images to see the entire thing, and enjoy!

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jacob cass just creative interview

The star of today’s interview is Jacob Cass, the founder or JUST Creative. He’s also a blogger, author, entrepreneur and award-winning designer with a huge portfolio, which includes clients like Nintendo, Red Bull, Zynga and more. His work and writings can be found on leading websites and magazines, such as: Smashing Magazine, Design Graphics, HOW, Computer Arts and many others.  Read the rest of this entry »

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It’ll be December in just a few days, and you’re probably starting to plan and prepare for the winter holidays. No surprise there, since Christmas and New Years are some of the biggest events of the year. They require a bit of thought and work, especially if you go all out with decorations and gifts. Read the rest of this entry »

Black Friday deals on Flipsnack

Jani / News and updates / November 22nd, 2016

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Everybody loves a good Black Friday deal. Some of us are willing to fight for it in overcrowded stores, stay in line for hours or even camp overnight in front of a retail store. Others stay away from physical shops on Black Friday to avoid these packed, busy places. Instead, they hunt for online Black Friday deals. Read the rest of this entry »

25 publishers to follow on instagram

Instagram is where we expect to see awesome imagery, and these 25 magazine and book publishers sure don’t disappoint. They have succeeded in visual marketing, as we can see from their profiles and the large number of followers. They use different strategies and image styles, but a little variety is always inspiring.

So check them out, find out why they are worth a follow and feast your eyes! Read the rest of this entry »

Interview with Ram Castillo

Jani / Design school / November 15th, 2016

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Ram Castillo is an award-winning designer, career expert, blogger, speaker and author. He has over 12 years experience working with world famous agencies and clients like Audi, Coca-Cola, Google, Louis Vuitton Group and McDonald’s. His work has been featured in HOW Magazine, Communication Arts, Apple and AIGA. Despite his impressive portfolio, Ram is easy to talk to and comes off as a nice, down to earth person. Read the rest of this entry »

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Have you ever attended a boring presentation, where the speaker had many slides with an unattractive look? If you are a designer or a creative person, you probably promised yourself to never make the same mistakes.

Personally, I swore to myself I will never make boring presentations.

This month I had the opportunity to prove that, because one of my tasks was to design a presentation on Behavioral Data. The subject wasn’t familiar to me, and I was tempted to make something basic, but I challenged myself.

Here is what I find important to know when you want to design a creative presentation.

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instagram shoppable products

Most brands use Instagram for brand awareness and visual marketing. By posting beautiful, stylized shots or videos of your product, you can increase the likelihood of people leaving Instagram to search for the product in order to buy it. But chances are pretty slim. To be honest, there’s no easy way to shop from Instagram and it’s even harder (almost impossible) to track what sales were triggered by a post. Read the rest of this entry »

email marketing best practices

Email is heavily used in marketing, because it works. It’s an efficient way to communicate a message and promote products. But that doesn’t mean it’s easy or that it always yields the same results, because it doesn’t. We all want to send better marketing emails, but there are many things that we need to take into consideration each time we prepare an email campaign. The learning process involves a lot of testing, tracking, tinkering, and reiteration. Read the rest of this entry »