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Could a Freelance Graphic-Design Career Be Your Ticket to Financial Freedom?

Rebecca Matter explains how learning to design marketing and editorial pieces for the direct-response industry gives you two financially valuable opportunities.

Quick Tip: How Vector Magic Can Sharpen Your Image

Kristin Schwarz shows you an easy way to fix blocky images.

Quick Tip: Speaking a Common Lingo With Copywriters

Will Newman shares some of the common lingo used by copywriters.

The Lift Note: Direct Mail’s Secret Weapon to Boost Response

Kristin Schwarz reveals the importance of a well-designed lift note.

Quick Tip: How to Boost Impact with a Scholar’s Margin

Kammy Thurman shows you how to use a scholar's margin.

How to Remove Type from Clip Art

Kammy Thurman shows you how to remove type from clip art.

How to Design a Super-Simple Tear-Off Flap

Kammy Thurman shows you how to design a tear-off flap.

FastStone – A Free, Fast Image Browser

Kristin Schwarz shares where you can find a fast and free image browser.

What Font Is That? Online Systems to the Rescue

Kristin Schwarz shows you how font recognition programs can help with your designs.

Control-Beating Secrets from Magalog Master Rob Davis

In an interview, graphic design Rob Davis shares the secrets he uses for record success for his magalog designs.

Mastering the Emotional Impact of Fonts

Kammy Thurman shows you how to choose fonts to create the emotional response you desire.

Quick Tip: Using Graphic Violators to Punch Up Sales

Discover how graphic violators can improve your design.

Mastering the Secrets of Magalog Success, Part 1 of 3: Formats

Lori Haller breaks down her approach to designing a successful magalog promotion.

Quick Tip: 5 Secrets to Make One or Two Colors Look Like Many

Using two spot colors in a project can be as exciting as a 4-color design – and since it costs less to print, it is more profitable for your client.

Free From the USPS for Our Graphic-Design Members – and All AWAI Members Interested in Our Graphics Program

Find out about a free resource for direct mail designers.