Tutorials and blog posts about digital publishing

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 / 1 Comment »

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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 »

Interview with Joseph Kalinowski

Jani / Design school / November 2nd, 2016

Joseph Kalinowski

Today we’re sharing an interview with Joseph Kalinowski, the creative director of Content Marketing Institute. His experience makes him the perfect person to interview on our blog, since you guys are mostly designers and marketers. He knows a bit about both worlds and he was ready to share his insights with us.

Thank you Joseph! Read the rest of this entry »

Top flipbooks of October 2016

Jani / Top flipbooks / October 31st, 2016

Top magazines October

Hi everyone,

October has been a magnificent month for us. We’ve been to Frankfurt for the book fair, we released a new shelf widget, and we’ve seen lots and lots of beautiful flipbooks made by our talented users.

What you see below is just a small selection of flipbooks that deserve the spotlight and a short description about the people/company behind them. Click on images to see the full interactive version and be inspired! Read the rest of this entry »

Create your own scene! - in seconds. Use it for header images, Product mockups, Environment designs etc. A great way for any creative person to show off their work. In this psd you can create your own fully customizable desk environment where you can display your own, or your clients work. And there is A LOT of different ways to style it.

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If there’s one thing I like about November is the cozy feeling of being home, reading a book, with a cup of hot beverage in your hand, while it rains outside.  You know what I’m talking about, right? Read the rest of this entry »

You know what they say about food: you are what you eat. But we can to take it a step further and say that you are what you read. We can tell you a little bit about what you are like based on your preference for a certain digital magazine.

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