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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. (more…)

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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. (more…)

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You asked for it, so we made it possible: now you can send beautiful emails that feature a flipbook snippet. This is very exciting!

It’s a marvelous way to send email newsletters that look professional, but require zero talent and zero effort from you. Give it a try and you will love it. (more…)

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What comes to mind when you hear the word “form” in the context of magazines? You probably think that I’m talking about an order form, a subscription form or an entry for a contest, in a printed magazine.
After all, that’s how most of us have interacted with forms in magazines. It’s probably hard to even think of another way of using forms.
But there is. (more…)

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This post is for anyone who needs to edit a PDF in any way: split layout pages in half, split a document in 2 separate files, merge 2 files, edit the content and so on. There’s a tool for everything. We did the research for you, and we’re ready to share our findings. (more…)

All brands and businesses want the same thing in the end: sales. Everybody want to sell as much as possible. If you’re reading this you’re probably interested in this yourself and you’re looking for ideas and tips on how to increase sales.
There are many ways to optimize your marketing content for online sales, but today we’ll just focus on product catalogs and how they can help you sell more. (more…)

Hello everybody,
Many of you have requested a video tutorial for the FlipSnack content editor. Today I’ll show you how to create a brochure from scratch in our editor and I’ll also share with you some tips.

Here’s a summary of what you can learn watching this video: (more…)

What you need to know before you start:

You need to make a plan: start with the page of contents, even if it won’t be a part of your brochure. This way you will be able to set a structure for your brochure and it will ease the next steps. After you have the structure, you should focus on each “chapter” individually and think about how you want it to look like, what you want to communicate in it, and so on. Decide what you want each page to look like, from the front to the back cover. You might change your mind about some details after you start putting together everything, but it will still help you a great deal.  (more…)

If you’re using InDesign to create your Flipsnack PDF, there are a few things you should know about optimizing your PDF, to avoid any conversion errors and have the best image quality, while keeping in check the file size.

 Let’s start with some general specifications: (more…)