SP JOURNAL

Seattle Publishing shares insights and ideas on such topics as custom publications, the publishing industry, and enhancing and utilizing technology. Published every month, the SP Journal offers tips for everything from managing projects to choosing the right publishing plan.


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October 2013

Posted on October 1, 2013

The weather is getting cooler and the 2014 budget discussions are warming up. In our Fall journal, we write about going local with your content and why it's important. Then, we write about how Gutenberg manages content in other languages, helping to reduce costs in the publishing process. Finally, we share some of our recent ghoulish fun. ... Sm_plus_button_home_pg Read More

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September 2013

Posted on September 1, 2013

When shifting from fourth to overdrive it requires patience and a good sense of timing. As we move towards fall and the end of the year, it is a time for planning and preparation. Like shifting, if you go too fast you may miss the gear and lose momentum. If you go too slow, you could create inefficiencies that leave you struggling to keep up. In this best-of-the-best journal, we share previously published articles to give examples of how you can keep momentum. ... Sm_plus_button_home_pg Read More

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August 2013

Posted on August 1, 2013

In this edition, we write about the growth of "The Mini" catalog and how SP's Gutenberg Publishing System® is well positioned for the creation and publishing of these innovative publications. Then, we share about how some of our best ideas have originated from our publishing roots. ... Sm_plus_button_home_pg Read More

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July 2013

Posted on July 1, 2013

For our July edition we write about one of our inspirations, Johannes Gutenberg. Then we share about object styles and how these styles can be huge time savers when working in InDesign. Wrapping it up, we spotlight how the print industry is working towards sustainability. ... Sm_plus_button_home_pg Read More

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June 2013

Posted on June 1, 2013

The sun is shining in the Northwest and that means it's time for our summer journal. In this edition, we write about putting content first in your development process, and some considerations that should be made when doing so. Then, we share a recent survey about B2B content marketing and its results before wrapping up with some fun summertime activities in Seattle. ... Sm_plus_button_home_pg Read More

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May 2013

Posted on May 1, 2013

As we near summer in the Northwest, it is time for our May edition of the journal. This month, we share a few simple ways to gather and collect content. Then, share a client case study about how SP's experience and publishing achieved a much needed product catalog in a short amount of time.. ... Sm_plus_button_home_pg Read More

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April 2013

Posted on April 1, 2013

Welcome to the April edition of our Journal. For this month, we highlight one of our current projects and then share how SP has helped a local author publish multiple guide books for print and web. ... Sm_plus_button_home_pg Read More

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March 2013

Posted on March 1, 2013

Spring is here in the Northwest and it is time for the March edition of our journal. This month, we discover how Gutenberg works with other systems to share content. Then we discuss how content is an asset and why it is important to put a value on it. ... Sm_plus_button_home_pg Read More

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February 2013

Posted on February 1, 2013

This month we'll start with a case study about how Gutenberg streamlined the editorial production process for our own title, Bicycle Paper. Then, we'll provide some suggestions on how to get the most flexibility from your content. ... Sm_plus_button_home_pg Read More

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January 2013

Posted on January 1, 2013

Welcome to 2013 and our first edition of the new year. For this journal, we share a recent consumer poll on how catalogs continue to play a role in helping customers locate and purchase products. We also provide a client case study about how SP helped centralize and leverage content to drive sales. ... Sm_plus_button_home_pg Read More