Educators! Bring history to life in your classroom with this PBS LearningMedia webinar featuring documentary filmmaker, Ken Burns, live-streamed last year. Read more about the webinar and watch a recording of it here.
The Challenge: The Knowledge Fountain offers not-for-profit organizations a spectrum of short courses online covering fundraising, communications, organizational development, social media, and productivity software. It is a start-up venture co-founded by MKCREATIVE owner, Marco Kathuria and Don Akchin, of Don Akchin Strategic Marketing. The startup was looking for a cost-effective way to tell it’s story […]
This is a repost of an article that originally appeared on the MKCREATIVE blog in May, 2010. The business/education/PR presentation got a boost in the ’90s when Microsoft PowerPoint gave us the opportunity to turn the staid lecture (from Lectio, ‘to read’) into a multi-media extravaganza of bullet points and pie charts and popping 15-point […]
Brainwashing comes in many forms…even talk radio and right-wing media. THE BRAINWASHING OF MY DAD is going to have its film festival world premiere at the prestigious Cinequest Film Festival in San Jose, CA. If you live in California, we hope you’ll make the trek out to support Jen Senko’s film and see it on […]
Idea Index is a great series we’d like to recommend. This edition is particularly useful when a designer needs to brainstorm different looks and approaches and is pressed for time. From the dust-jacket: “Don’t let the size fool you. Inside you’ll discover thousands of big ideas for graphic effects and type treatmentsâ€”via hundreds of prompts […]
#BOOKREVIEW: I read Blink on a plane to London last year and was thoroughly taken with Gladwell’s thesis: that the brain works very quickly to analyse information and come to a conclusion that informs us through the medium of “a feeling” or a “gut instinct” — all of this taking place in a few seconds […]
Layout Index is a great series we’d like to recommend. This edition is particularly useful when a designer finds themselves in-a-pinch for design solutions while away from the studio. From the dust-jacket: “Don’t let the size fool you, Layout Index packs a wallop of inspiration and insight, everything you need is a handy, take-it-along-with-you-everywhere size”. […]
After “Purple Cow“, “Permission Marketing…“, a marketing-bible in your pocket, is a must-read. It defined a new marketing paradigm (back in 1999) but is still as relevant today as the “right” way to develop a marketing strategy for the world on Web 3.0 if you want your business to be successful. In a world where […]