Today in Design - Top Articles RoundUp 30 March 2015
The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke.
- The Secrets of Getting Your Book Into Bookstores
First, it’s important to understand the pressure stores are under right now. With the increased focus on publishers to get their authors out there, bookstores are being given most of their marching orders by their corporate office. Bookstore shelf space is bought and paid for by the New York publishers, making getting on the shelves or display racks a bit tricky – if not impossible. So here’s a game plan for those of you trying to survive outside of the traditional market.
- Ways To Sell Your Writing Without Selling OutIf you have a sneaky hunch that trying to sell your writing and writing talent is somehow tacky, you’re wrong. Find out why in this article.Tags: Writing AmWriting
- Unlimited Photo Storage and Ad-Free Music Streaming with Amazon Prime – Try Free for 30 Days
The benefits include:
- FREE Two-Day Shipping on eligible items to addresses in the contiguous U.S. and other shipping benefits. For more information, go to Amazon Prime Shipping Benefits.
- Prime Instant Video: unlimited streaming of movies and TV episodes for paid or free trial members in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. For more information, go to About Prime Instant Video.
- Prime Music: unlimited, ad-free access to hundreds of Prime Playlists and more than a million songs for members in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. For more information, go to About Prime Music.
- Prime Photos: Secure unlimited photo storage in Amazon Cloud Drive. For more information, go toAbout Prime Photos.
- Prime Pantry: Access to Prime Pantry, where members can purchase and ship to addresses in the contiguous U.S. low priced grocery, household, and pet care items for a flat delivery fee of $5.99 for each Prime Pantry box. Prime Pantry orders cannot be shipped to addresses in Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico.
- Amazon Elements: Access to Amazon Elements products, Amazon’s own line of everyday essentials.
- Prime Early Access: Get 30-minute early access to select Lightning Deals on Amazon.com and new events on MyHabit.com. For more information, go to About Prime Early Access.
- Kindle Owners’ Lending Library: access to members in the U.S. For more information, go toKindle Owners’ Lending Library
- Kindle First: Early access for members in the U.S. to download a new book for free every month from the Kindle First picks. For more information, go to Kindle First.
- Membership Sharing: Prime members may invite up to four eligible household members living at the same address to enjoy the shipping benefits of a free trial or paid Prime membership at no extra cost. If you purchase a Prime membership as a small business, you may invite up to four co-workers to shop with this corporate account. For more information, go to Share Your Amazon Prime Benefits.
- 3 Tips to Make Your Next Presentation Your BestHow Gram Parsons, Lisa Cron, JFK, and horse lips can help your next presentation set the room on fireTags: Presenting Presentation
- Rumpelstiltskin, or 4 Reasons Reporting Your Actual Time Is ImportantWhy did they do this? Perhaps they really enjoyed their work, sometimes it was in trying to prove their worth, but often it was from fear. Fear that someone would find out that they weren’t fast enough, fear that they didn’t fully understand the requi…
- Could Graphic Design Help People Better Relate To Each Other?Inspired by the pictorial language of signs, Values is a deck of cards that aims to help people better understand themselves and others.
- 30 Beautiful Coffee Packaging Designs
- 30 Beautiful Coffee Packaging Designs
- I’m not ready to call Pixelmater a pro’s tool, but… Jumping Ship from Photoshop to Pixelmator: A Switcher’s GuidePixelmator is now our favorite image editing app for Mac because it’s incredibly cheap ($29.99) and almost as powerful as the far more expensive Adobe Photoshop. But if you’re coming over from Photoshop, you’ll notice that things work a bit differentl…
- How to Organize Your Entire Life with TrelloTrello is an awesome project management tool that makes collaboration easy and, dare I say, even fun. But this visual list tool can do so much more, whether you’re organizing work projects, family chores, travel plans, or just about anything else. Her…