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My Paper is Bleeding! Let’s Trim Off the Excess.

By |March 8th, 2016|

If you find yourself exploring our website then you have probably come across the word “bleed(s)” a number of times.  Whether it is through conversation with our customer service reps, or through your own perusing of our internet home, it is a topic that comes up somewhat frequently.  It is my hope that by the […]

Keeping Things Together: How to Organize Your Folders

By |March 4th, 2016|

Do you ever find yourself running into the problem of knowing you saved a file, but can’t remember where you saved the file?

I have run into this problem way too many times to keep count of and I also know that time is a precious commodity that can’t be wasted looking for that long lost […]

How to Create Bleeds in a Publisher Document

By |February 8th, 2016|

Almost every Windows computer has access to Publisher, and it is a great tool for building your publication. If you are using Publisher to build your news magazine, literary magazine, sports program, or other magazine style document you may want backgrounds or photos to bleed. I have created a tutorial for setting up bleeds in […]

Video How-To: Changing your ruler units to inches in InDesign

By |February 2nd, 2016|

Check out our step by step instructions on how to change your ruler units into inches in InDesign:




Templates for High School Newspapers

By |January 6th, 2016|

High school newspapers are hard work. We know that. If there was one gift we could give newspaper designers, it would be: MORE TIME!

Anyone who has ever been charged with the composing of a high school newspaper page knows that it can be a daunting task! You want things clean and concise and hopefully, modular! Readers […]

Video How-To: Creating bleeds

By |December 8th, 2015|

Here are step by step instructions on how to setup your new document for bleeds:

Here are step by step instructions on how to setup your existing document for bleeds:

Video How-To: Creating a Double Page Spread in Indesign

By |December 1st, 2015|

Here are step by step instructions on how to create a spread in InDesign:


Video How-To: Creating a Single PDF from Multiple InDesign files

By |November 20th, 2015|

Here are step by step instructions on how to create a single PDF from your multiple InDesign files:


Why every school needs a journalism program

By |November 10th, 2015|

Need help convincing your administration that a Student Journalism program is worth the time and expense? The Newspaper Association of American offers this great recource to shed some light on why scholastic journalism is so important:

The Student Press Law Center

By |November 6th, 2015|

An invaluable resource for any staff is the Student Press Law Center.
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of […]