Taco 'bout Print is a discussion of what's new in print, marketing and publishing. Hosted by Gal Shweiki and Joey Dominguez with special guests. This podcast is for entrepreneurs, graphic designers, publishers and print lovers. It offers inspiration and actionable ideas about print, marketing, direct mail, graphic design and more.
Free Font Resources | Episode 5
Amazing free font resources every publisher and designer should know about. Today we are going to be talking about fonts and how important they are. We are going to share with you some amazing free resources that will elevate your designs and we’re sure you will find these FREE Resources very valuable. Fonts set the right tone and mood of any design. Certain fonts make you feel happy and others reflect a more serious tone. One can see fonts in children’s books. They make the reader happy and joyful. On the other hand, fonts used in the annual reports are
Power of Print | Episode 4
In this digital world the exceptional value of print can sometimes be overlooked. We wanted to showcase some studies and research that show the incredible power of print and how it can really help you boost your revenue. Or as we say around here, Pump up your revenue. 1. DIRECT MAIL Power of Print #1 is Direct Mail. Print owns the mailbox which is the last unrestricted gateway to the consumer home or business. You check your mail everyday and In today’s digitally overloaded world, any message that cuts through the clutter will drive your customers to your business,
Ep 3: The truth about printing…EXPOSED! PPI vs DPI vs LPI
We Explain The Halftone Process, PPI, DPI and LPI. And we show you in detail how to create high quality images that will literally POP off the printed page. Today we are going to reveal the TRUTH about printing. We are going to expose the fact that printing is really just an optical illusion. What we think are continuous tones and gradients are really just a bunch of tiny dots smoothed by the human eye into the beautiful full color images that we see in print. We explain how the relationship between pixels per inch (PPI), dots per
Ep2: The Magic of Printing Pt1 – Facts every designer or publisher should know before going to press.
It’s really incredible how the beauty of the printed page is really just 4 colors and millions of dots placed next to each other. People send jobs to printers all the time but may not have an idea of what happens during the printing process. In this post my goal is to help make you a better publisher or designer by peeling back the curtain and sharing the fundamentals of the print process. I will share what happens behind the scenes after the printer gets your files. I’m going to explain how we turn your digital creation into a physical
Ep1: The Best Free Design Software for creating your magazine!
Design your magazine, booklet, catalog or publication quickly and easily with these powerful FREE resources. No need for expensive software or design skills. With these powerful easy to use tools you can create your beautiful publication for FREE. To design a magazine, booklet or publication you will need three tools. https://pixlr.com/ : Photo Editing. https://vectr.com/: Illustrations and Graphics. https://shweiki.com Shweiki Magazine Creator tool for Page Layout. PHOTO EDITING https://pixlr.com/ : Pixlr is a free photo editing tool that you can use to edit photos right in your browser. Make quick professional edits to any photo. From basic items like adjusting
OMG! Gal and his team at Shewiki Media are so amazing and I am thrilled that there is now a podcast to share with me their great ideas and knowledge. I have used Shweiki Media in the past and had an amazing experience just like I know all who reading this review will have as well. Keep it up guys, and thanks for the tips on your episode number 1. I just downloaded the apps you recommended and can’t wait to use them for my print designs.