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Amazing DVD Sale this Month

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Do you want to experience the professional growth that an MTI course can give you? Save big on the resources you need to grow you skills and make your magazine stand out. During September, our design and management DVD courses are on sale at an amazing discount. DVD courses are 90% off! Coupon sale code:…

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Pray with Us

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Although the staff of MTI prays together multiple times a week, we gather once a year for a Prayer and Planning Retreat. We spend three days of dedicated time seeking God’s guidance for MTI in the coming year. This year we are seeking wisdom and direction for the upcoming Crisis Publishing Initiative in October 2017. The staff and board…

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New Book by MTI Trainer on Getting a Byline that Pays

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Magazine Training International is pleased to announce that trainer Dr. Michael Ray Smith has published a new book. 7 Days to a Byline That Pays explains how to tell stories that audiences will read and editors will pay you to write. Delivered in a breezy and compact manner, this book will help you work fast,…

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Humanitarian Disaster Institute Joins Crisis Publishing Coalition

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Magazine Training International (MTI) is pleased to announce that Humanitarian Disaster Institute (HDI) of Wheaton College has joined the Crisis Publishing Coalition. Coalition members are organizations and individuals who make up a board of reference for the Crisis Publishing Initiative: Professional Training in Covering Crises to be held 15 – 18 October, 2017, in Europe. Coalition members advertise…

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Designers and Editors Can Have a Healthy Relationship

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The partnership between editor and designer has become one of the most delicate and demanding professional relationships. While it is acknowledged that the ultimate authority lies with the editor, who is responsible for the entire editorial product, the most successful magazines results from mutual respect between designer and editor. Anything less than genuine respect will…

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Discussion: What makes a photo great?

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“Good photography requires a blend of trained eye and an imaginative mind.” –Bernice Abbot One of the most difficult–and rewarding– challenges for a photographer is to produce a creative, compelling portrait. But capturing an image that uniquely projects something of depth about a person will be one of the most important ways to develop engaging…

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The Politics of Editorial Content

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In an ideal world, editorial judgment is based on intersection of the needs of the audience, the goals of the organization and the merit of the content. However, from time to time, there are other factors that enter into the editorial grid. An article or topic that would not be used based on needs, goals…

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5 Tips for Editing Your Own Writing

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Editing your own writing can be a challenge, but it helps to have a process to put your article through. Get a fresh perspective. Print out your article and have your red pen ready to make some changes. Look for awkward phrasing and unnecessary words. If your deadline isn’t looming, it can help to take…

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MTI Trainer Releases Unique Nonprofit Leadership Book

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Please join us in celebrating with Magazine Training International trainer Dr. Kent Wilson as his new book is published. Steward Leadership in the Nonprofit Organization is the first resource that presents a unique model for nonprofit leadership written by a nonprofit leader for nonprofit leaders. Wilson has been leading nonprofit organizations locally for over 30 years and brings a wealth…

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Media Kit: A Meet and Greet for Advertisers

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A media kit is your magazine’s opportunity to make a great first impression on potential advertisers. You want to introduce your magazine in a quick, engaging, and meaningful way. Put together a packet that tells the advertiser who your magazine is, how it can benefit their company, and what advertising options you can offer. A media…

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