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The Death of Advertising

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advertising all about the money

I’m chasing a story and getting lots of references for my research.  Washington Post, blocked unless I subscribe.  Wall Street Journal blocked unless I subscribe.  We’ve come to the point now that web advertising is not working.  I ran my web site for 30 years “ad free”.  Why spam your customers? Are we witnessing the death of online advertising?

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What makes ethernet better than WiFi?

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ethernet vs WiFi

Obviously, WiFi is great. It’s changed our lives, allowing for an unprecedented degree of flexibility with internet-enabled devices. Home WiFi is even good enough in large portions of the United States that people justifiably feel comfortable using it for everything, such as work, gaming, and streaming.

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Web & Graphic Design student work review

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design student review

The College of New Caledonia is showcasing their graphic design and web design students in a handsome website — go see what kind of talent they’re growing in Caldonia!

These students put together a “Portfolio Showcase” writing. . .

Our journey to create this showcase began in early January. During this time of planning and strategizing how to bring about a great year-end event, we became closer as a class and got to know one another better. Through the brainstorming process we were able to learn from and be inspired by one another.

Go see : CNC Web & Graphic Design

 

How much should I charge?

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In the Design Cafe, I provided this answer to the following question:

 > "... got an opportunity to design a newspaper and magazine for a 
 > non-profit organization. ... wanted to just up the print 10-15% 
 > and make commission off of the ads sold!
 > Basically, how do I price for this newspaper? 
 > How do I price for this -- full color, about 50 pages -- 
 > How much should I charge??

Pricing Creative Services… (more…)

A History of Motivational Posters

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Sylvester Jalnaiz from Canva wrote in and asked me to replace one of my pages links with his. Sort of rude, but he’s an outreach officer for a site that has exploited the amateur graphic design market. But then when attempting to get access to the site, it asked me to sign in using GOOGLE. OH NO!!! Big RED flag! Never, ever sign in to a web site using any other web site ID/Password! Bad, bad karma! (more…)

60 Seconds Exploring Design & Technology since 1988
Fred Showker explores design, graphics, computing, social media, marketing, and the online world with an eye to entertaining, amazing information that will possibly make you think!

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