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Tips for Wrangling Objects in Microsoft Word

Compiled by the ETMG Production Team   Over the years, we’ve had to field a number of questions about page layout and word processing in Microsoft Word. Here are some more commonly asked questions and our tips for success: “Whenever I enter something that looks like a URL into Word, it always converts into an […]

A Few Quick Tips for Working with PDFs

Compiled by The ETMG Production Team   At ETMG, we field a lot of questions about working in, and with, a number of programs Acrobat and working with PDFs. Here are our frequently asked questions on Acrobat and our PDF tips: Q:  How can I make my PDF easier for my readers to navigate? A: […]

Print Possibilities: Not So Square Anymore

By Michael Grodin – ETMG President   Marketing is all about the message, and as technology advances, the different ways to get your message out there continue to grow. But such innovations are not limited to electronic media. In fact, some of the most amazing achievements in marketing today are happening not online, but with […]

PDFs vs. Source Files

  Another commonly asked question often answered by the ETMG Production Team. Q: Is a PDF an acceptable source file? A: No, not for editing text or altering graphics. Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format used to represent documents independently of application software. Each PDF file encapsulates a complete description of a fixed-layout […]

Word Up! Quick Tips on Microsoft Word

Compiled by the ETMG Production Team   Over the years, we’ve had to field a number of questions about page layout and word processing in Word. Here are a few of the most commonly asked questions and our tips for success: “How can I eliminate orphans (the single word left alone at the bottom of […]

How to Purchase a Stock Photo

When purchasing stock photos, there are a few things you need to keep in mind. Should you buy royalty free or rights-managed images? Do you know your budget? And what are your photo guidelines? Not all projects need custom photography. Royalty-free stock photos can be an excellent alternative. Depending on the project requirements, stock photos […]