VMA's Cross-Media Chronicles | Issue 27
Cross-Media Chronicles
"Good design is like a refrigerator—when it works, no one notices, but when it doesn’t, it sure stinks."
- Irene Au
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 monthly Cross-Media Chronicles, featuring the latest industry news, content and free digital downloads.
How a Bad Website will Hurt Your Business
In a study looking at what influenced a user’s opinion of a website (either design or content), 94% of people claimed it was the design. Important web design matters, and a poor or mediocre website will cost you. Here’s what not to do.
VMA Helps You Stay Compliant with the New Anti-Sexual Harassment Law
With new anti-harassment laws being passed in California and other states, we know that evaluating Sexual Harassment Training is at the forefront of many people’s agendas. The VMA office works hard to support members on key compliance issues like these and has been diligently researching options in the marketplace for several months. We are happy to announce our solution.
Six Affordable Ways to Achieve Luxurious Print
You don’t have to spend a fortune to get luxurious print, and Ashley Maydak, Brand Marketing Manager at Domtar Paper, says it all has to do with the right kind of paper.
May's Featured Member
“I’ve been a member of VMA (formerly PINC) for two decades and they have assisted me with every aspect of my business—including promotion, training and insurance. The people who work there are wonderful and their industry events help to make the Bay Area print and design communities connected and vibrant!”

Dayala Levenson
Aslan Graphics
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