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Cross-Media Chronicles
Support for Creative, Web Media, Marketing, and Print Businesses
January 2020
“Marketing is no longer about the stuff that you make, but about the stories you tell.”
– Seth Godin, Bestselling Author and Blogger
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.
2020 Marketing Trends
2020 holds great promise with exciting advancements and ongoing use of some of the most valuable marketing techniques. Read on to be in the know with marketing, design, and printing trends for 2020. 
Where Have all the Skilled Workers Gone?
As if in a horror movie, skilled workers are disappearing from America’s press rooms and design studios at an alarming rate. Fortunately, these fields don’t just share many of the same challenges, but some similar solutions, too.
Shipping Costs on the Rise - Get UPS Discounts
Shipping costs are on the rise again! All carriers are increasing rates by nearly 5% on ground, air, and international services. Take advantage of VMA Members’ Special UPS discount program to get 30% off on international, air, and ground shipping
January's Featured Member
“We are so thankful to have VMA as a partner to support us in our business. They help us with our insurance, compliance posters, and discount programs. We look forward to a great 2020 with their team.”
Cindy Baldanzi & Mary Jacobs
Fineline Graphics & Design, Inc
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