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Thanks to our donors

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What a great year it has been, and it was all thanks to our donors and God’s continual provision. We hope you are as excited as we are that MTI held its first on-site conference in Africa this year. As we enter 2019 and our 30th year of existence, we would like to thank our…

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Students need more than a great teacher to become a confident writer

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By Nzandi Murry, Expressions, India If you have taught an aspiring writer that had a passion for writing, but didn’t have the knack yet, you might already know that your knowledge (though necessary) is not all you need to help the student. In my experience of teaching teenagers and young adults, I have learned that…

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A beautifully illustrated glossary of typographic terms you should know

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Sorting out all those terms can be confusing in itself, so we’ve compiled a visual glossary that will guide you through the lingo — whether you’re an aspiring typeface designer or just a general typography enthusiast. Learning the building blocks of typography will help you better understand how to pick a suitable font and apply…

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Relive the memories

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Thank you for waiting! After we recovered from the jet-lag, and various illnesses we caught on the airplane, it took time to sort through the 987 photos we had of the conference. After much deliberation we narrowed down the photos to the best of the best. Just posted! Photos taken during the conference are now…

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MTI Holds Magazine Training Conference in Kenya

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By Dr. Michael Ray Smith (NAIROBI, Kenya) – E-Life editor Bola Adewara loves to tell audiences about the first issue of his magazine. He received an unsolicited telephone call in his Lagos, Nigeria, office asking him the budget he needed to get his first issue to press. “Budget?” Adewara asked. “I don’t know.” That’s when a relieved…

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Communicating Data

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By Carla Foote, Fine Print Editorial Data is just a Google-search away – from sources around the world. Content is available in all formats and platforms. In the midst of so much content and data, it takes insight and discernment to provide accurate, clear and relevant information that informs and equips. Here are a few…

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The Image Budget

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An Image Budget is used to keep track of images ordered, listing the article for which the image was ordered, who did the work, what price was originally agreed upon, and the amount actually billed. This form is a great way for the magazine’s art director to keep track of requested art and stay organized…

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Join us on Social Media

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Did you know that you can join us on multiple social media sites? Each site has information on MTI, announcements about our newest resources, and content relevant to you as you strive to publish the best magazine possible. Don’t forget the social aspect–join us and other publishers around the world in conversation! You can find…

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Don’t miss the Magazine Publishing Institute!

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This is your chance to learn with other publishing professionals on 30 Sept. – 6 Oct.  Don’t just stand by and watch while some 65 Christian publishing professionals from 15 countries gather in Nairobi, Kenya, next week. Find your place at our first conference in Africa. Listen to some of the world’s most respected journalists,…

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8 Ways CEOs can become Chief Encouragement Officers

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By: Ken Gosnell Business appreciation is a paradox. Appreciation is the one employee development tool that costs the business nothing. It is also the one benefit that all employees need and desire. According to Gallup, “Only one in three workers in the U.S. strongly agree that they received recognition or praise for doing good work…

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