VMA's Cross-Media Chronicles | Issue 18
Cross-Media Chronicles Issue 18
"I've not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work."
- Thomas Edison
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.
Designers: Roundup of the Best Color Sites Out There
Do you need a fresh set of colors to breathe new life into your designs? Then look no further of this amazing roundup of the best color palette and color scheme websites out there.
FedEx, UPS Invest in Tesla Electric Semi-Trucks
Our partners FedEx and UPS have both decided to jump on the sustainability bandwagon and try out the new Tesla electric Semi trucks. Remember, VMA members get discounts on both!
3D Printing for Food – Is it a Good Idea?
3D printing is on the rise and not just for cool designs and structures – more and more 5-star chefs are using this method. Although it can be great for artistic freedom and better taste and control over ingredients, is it healthy for humans in the long run?
Do you owe the IRS money?
Here's what to do if you get Letter 226J.
Before your pull your hair out in a panic, we put together a guide if you received a notification from the IRS.  The IRS has been sending out penalty notices to more than 30,000 businesses nationwide, advising them that they may be out of compliance with the Affordable Care Act. This is dated back to 2015. Sometimes, though, it can be a clerical error if the wrong box was checked. Read up on what to do so you're prepared (and not to panic!) ?
June's Featured Member
"As a vendor member of Visual Media Alliance, Spicers finds great value in the networking and promotional opportunities VMA offers. We are also proud to support our industry association of printing and creative companies."

Jeff Jarvis
Spicers Paper
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