GraphicDesign.com Welcomes Marc Scoleri as Student Council Program Director

By: GD Staff on Sep 18th 2012
GraphicDesign.com Welcomes Marc Scoleri as Student Council Program Director

Marc Scoleri is the Co-Founder of Creative Village and CreativeInterns.com. CreativeInterns.com connects new and emerging talent with innovative employers; creating opportunities to gain experience through internships and entry-level employment. In addition, we assist employers in creating quality internship programs and host webinars, workshops and events that bring value to students, job seekers and employers. Creative Village produces interactive events in New York City that connect creative industry professionals and businesses with resources, talent and services. Marc focuses on building... CONTINUE READING

Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Effective Public Speaking

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Sep 18th 2012
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Shake off those nervous jitters and learn how to effectively speak publicly with confidence. Author Laura Bergells teaches you how to prepare and deliver your speech with poise and self-assurance. She provides practical methods to preparing and delivering your speech as well as personal insights to boost your confidence. Through the course, learn to identify your audience, develop personal credibility, storyboard your speech, cope with anxiety, add character and personality to your speech, handle mistakes, eliminate crutch words, use... CONTINUE READING

Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Create a Tooltip with jQuery

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Sep 18th 2012
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Tooltips are graphical user interface elements that point over an item without actually clicking on it. In this new online course, author Chris Converse teaches viewers how to convert text and graphics into a tooltip to enhance your website with unique directions and cues using tooltips. Learn how to save graphics from Photoshop, create the tooltip container, add the jQuery document ready and mouse events, detect and sett HTML tooltips, attach and position the tip container to the mouse,... CONTINUE READING

Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Creating a First Web Site with Dreamweaver CS6

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Sep 17th 2012
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Learn how to create your very first website with Adobe Dreamweaver CS6, a leading web authoring tools program. Presenter and trainer with Adobe, Paul Trani walks you through step by step instructions to creating a truly unique, one-of-a-kind website with responsive themes, rich imagery and text, strong portfolio, multimedia content, contact form, and integrating social media links. Trani also talks about the use of HTML 5 standards, styling content with CSS, how to create graphics, and adding widgets. This... CONTINUE READING

Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Google+ for Business

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Sep 17th 2012
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Promote your business with confidence and success using Google+ pages. Author Lorrie Thomas Ross helps you discover the effectiveness of Google+ and how to get the most out of the social networking site. She shows viewers how to set up a business account, add company info, post videos and photos, organize your contacts in groups, and optimize your profile to reach your desired contacts. She goes further and teaches viewers how to create compelling products and services, incorporate local... CONTINUE READING

Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Git Essential Training

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Sep 16th 2012
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Discover and absorb the ins and outs of Git, the growing open-source version control software that manages your source codes and text files. Developer and author Kevin Skoglund presents this online course with complete details about command and code management and the essential theories of history control and the Git three-tree architecture. Through the course, viewers will learn how to install Git on different operating systems, track files in a repository, review previous edits, compare different file versions, create... CONTINUE READING

Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Job Search Strategies

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Sep 15th 2012
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Are you in the market for new employment or in need of a career change? Author and career coach Valerie Sutton shares the latest techniques and skills needed to help you find the perfect job. The course is taught with full effectiveness and teaches you how to develop your profile and brand, search for positions available, and network with other like professionals. Sutton gives advice on job searching tips, which online job boards to visit, how to post your... CONTINUE READING

GraphicDesign.com Welcomes Nathan Weller as a Featured Writer

By: GD Staff on Sep 15th 2012
GraphicDesign.com Welcomes Nathan Weller as a Featured Writer

Nathan Weller is the Founder & CEO of Black Cat Digital Publishing. His company – aside from producing their own products and websites – provides top quality content for digital publishers across multiple platforms. Nathan’s love for design stems from his broader love for creativity and the art of communication. As a ferocious reader and avid storyteller, having a job that entailed telling stories (both true and fictional) wasn’t really an option, but an inescapable trajectory that began in... CONTINUE READING

Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Negotiation Fundamentals

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Sep 14th 2012
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Learn powerful and effective negotiation skills necessary to effectively communicate your personal desires in the workplace. Lisa Gates, speaker, trainer, and negotiation specialist, demonstrates how to negotiate corporate issues including asking for a raise, setting fees, and promoting teamwork. This course provides operational strategies for all types of negotiations as well as provides tips on how to handle negotiations through the internet. Viewers will learn how to bargain, ask questions, and resolve conflicts. Topics include: • Preparing for a... CONTINUE READING

Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Up and Running with Pinterest

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Sep 13th 2012
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Get onboard with Pinterest, the newest social networking craze that allows you to bookmark content from all over the World Wide Web. This course from renowned software trainer and graphic designer Justin Seely, teaches in full detail about the ins and outs of this new social media tool. He starts with teaching the basics of Pinterest including setting up and managing your account, finding friends and inspiration, learning the Pinterest lingo, and understanding boards and pins. Additionally, he demonstrates... CONTINUE READING

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