VMA's Cross-Media Chronicles | Issue 21
 
VMA Cross Media Chronicles Issue 21
"We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives."
- John F. Kennedy
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.
Digital media is not as green as you think
We all hear the phrase “go paperless, go green”, but is that really true? This fascinating article shows multiple statistics of how, in fact, digital media may be more harmful than helpful for the environment. Just from 2012 to 2015, there was a 460% increase in carbon footprint from cloud services usage.
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How to Help Employees Maximize their Health Savings Accounts
A new study finds that the bulk of employee’s HSA’s are being spent away. In addition, FSAs have a “use it or lose it” mentality, meaning funds set aside have to be spent within the year. This article educates how to inform employees to get the most of out their health savings accounts.
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Last Change to Sign up for Buyer’s Guide!
Don’t miss out – sign up to get your free buyer’s guide and get a sneak peek at our magazine, Storyboard. Check out our featured article: What a Beastly Year! Where beautiful 3-D colorful printing comes to life in animal-inspired calendars.
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The Power of White Space with Pum Lefebure
Clients may shy away from white space but designers know better. World-renowned design expert Pum Lefebure weighs in on why white space is important and why she lives in an all-white home.
Photo via: How Design
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November's Featured Member
"As a vendor member of VMA, we benefit from the community aspect that VMA provides. From the publications, to conferences and events, we are able to make valuable connections within the design and printing community."

Elizabeth Gleason
Senior Account Executive
PPS-Production Printing Systems
Canon Solutions America, Inc.
EGleason@csa.canon
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