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From Jacci Howard Bear

Do you make a living or want to make a living doing desktop publishing? Find professional associations, publications, and career advice for those in the field of desktop publishing including in-house designers, freelancers, and teachers. Find a job in graphic design, desktop publishing, or Web design. Get salary and occupational outlook information. Learn how to start a desktop publishing or graphic design business.
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Why We Don't Need Desktop Publishing
Can you still do desktop publishing as a career or is it no longer relevant to employers and potential clients?

Desktop Publishing and Graphic Design Job Growth Outlook 2010-2011
The outlook for both desktop publishing and graphic design is less rosy than a few years back, but it's not all bad.

Desktop Publishing Job Growth Outlook Through 2016
Desktop publishing is becoming less of a specific job description and occupation and more of a job skill acquired and used by individuals in a variety of fields and positions. The demand for desktop publishing specialists is not high.

How Definitions and Perceptions Affect Desktop Publishing Professionals
Some folks harbor strong feelings about software, their platform of choice, and what Desktop Publishing really means. Take a look at some of the continuing debate over what is Desktop Publishing and why the definition is still important.

How to Dress For a Design Job Interview or When Meeting Freelance Clients
How much weight does your personal appearance carry with employers and clients? Learn how to dress for a graphic design job interview.

Desktop Publishing Information
The About Desktop Publishing site offers both general and specific desktop publishing information for designers and the general public.Explore definitions, tutorials, the elements and principles of design, desktop publishing software basics and how to do desktop publishing.

Desktop Publishing Job Growth Outlook Through 2010 is Good
US Bureau of Labor Statistics show that desktop publishers will continue as one of the fastest growing occupations at least through 2010.

Find Your Niche in Desktop Publishing
Doing desktop publishing doesn't have to mean being a 'jack-of-all-trades' designer. Explore some of the options for specializing.

What is the Difference Between Graphic Design and Desktop Publishing?
Graphic design and desktop publishing are often used interchangeably but the two are separate yet intertwined disciplines.

Pick Your Path to Learning About Desktop Publishing
The path to everything you need to know about desktop publishing. A topical directory to this site.

Show Off Your Workspace
Whether it's a laptop on the kitchen table or a a whole room decked out with fancy furniture and the latest and greatest computer equipment, show us your workspace. Let others see where you do your graphic design and desktop publishing work. See submissions from designers.

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