VMA's Cross-Media Chronicles | Issue 04

"And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been."
- Rainer Maria Rilke

At Visual Media Alliance (VMA), we know just how important it is to view creativity as a renewable resource. We're a nonprofit trade association that provides a variety of benefits and money-saving programs to creative, web, marketing and print businesses. Please enjoy our new monthly Cross-Media Chronicles newsletter, featuring the latest industry news, content and free digital downloads.

5 Social Media Trends to Watch for in 2017

5 Social Media Trends to Watch for in 2017
For many business owners, these days, it feels as though social media is a rapidly moving target. And for good reason: Social media is turning out to be one of the fastest-changing industries around. Which means that, if your business is going to be competitive in the months to come, you’ve got to be relevant on social. Here are five things trending in social media this year that you need to know about in order to do just that.
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Looking to Negotiate Your Salary in 2017? Here’s Help.

Looking to Negotiate Your Salary in 2017 - Here is Help
Good news, creative professionals: According to a Salary Guide compiled by The Creative Group for 2017, demand for skilled talent is higher than it’s ever been. Which means, if you’re looking to negotiate your salary, now is the time to leverage your skills and roll up your sleeves. The Salary Guide provides information on over 120 positions as well as invaluable insights into the creative industry. As always, your friends at Visual Media Alliance are here to help you navigate all things HR-related. If you’re looking to make a switch this year, loop us in and let us know how we might be of assistance.
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3D Printers: The Latest and Greatest from CES 2017

3D Printers - The Latest and Greatest From CES 2017
Just when you thought 3D printing couldn’t get any cooler, earlier this month at CES 2017, several innovative products designed to enable users to capture 3D objects and reproduce them with unprecedented ease made their debut. Front and center among these was Shining 3D’s Einscan Pro+, a hand-held 3D scanner, and its companion, the Einstart C desktop printer. Read how both may just change your life, forever and for good, right here.
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January’s Featured Member

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"AMP Printing has been a member of Visual Media Alliance for over 20 years. The benefits we receive have not only saved us money, but have also provided valuable support for our business."

JEFF & KATHY MAIN
Owners, AMP Printing + Graphics

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