Many designers who think they’re creating accessible InDesign files and PDFs really aren’t. Other designers, who are looking for help with document accessibility, don’t understand the process, which can cost their clients. Find out 9 InDesign accessibility mistakes designers make and how to correct them.
9 InDesign Accessibility Mistakes Designers Make: Read or Listen
Have you ever sent off a design proof only to have the client not like it and ask for a bunch of design changes? Find out what to do when a client doesn't like your designs.
What to Do When a Client Doesn’t Like Your Designs: Read or Listen
Many designers rely on Acrobat’s accessibility checker to determine whether their PDF files are accessible or not. But like other automated checkers, it has limitations and can give false positives. Find out some things to look for and how to ensure your documents are accessible.
The Limitations of Acrobat’s Accessibility Checker: Read or Listen
Do clients often point out that you missed some of their edits in page proofs? I've got a bulletproof process to help you stay on top of them. These tips on how to manage client revisions to design proofs will help you save face and save time and will make for an easier revision process.
How to Manage Client Revisions to Design Proofs: Read or Listen
Are you neglecting paper’s place in the print design process? Do you leave it up to the client or the printer? If so, that means you may not be making necessary color adjustments for different papers. That can result in an unsightly and costly error. But it also means you’re missing out on such a cool part of the design process! Find out the importance of paper choice in the print design process, the different types of paper and finishes, how to choose paper for a design project and some ways you can incorporate paper into the design process for added creativity.
How to Choose Paper for a Design Project: Read or Listen
Most designers don’t think about accessibility, but it affects branding, design, documents and websites. It’s a great way to differentiate yourself from other designers while helping your clients reach more people and legally protecting them.
Design With Accessibility in Mind: Read or Listen
Do you need to work smarter in InDesign? Maybe you’re unknowingly wasting time when creating new documents or you’re guilty of “guide hoarding.” Find out and learn some best practices and time-saving tips as the hilarious Jason Hoppe and I talk about InDesign and page layout in this special hour-long episode. Plus, find out which InDesign feature Jason calls “delicious” and what some designers do that he says is “like walking and having your pants not go with you.”
A Hoppe Good Time Talking InDesign: Read or Listen
Learn how to perfect your print process, so you can avoid costly errors and save face. Find out about proper file setup, folds, binding, paper, ink, coatings, fonts, images, how to get print bids and more.
Perfect Your Print Process: Read or Listen