Newsletter Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I find free newsletter templates?

Is the front page of my newsletter important?

How can I create a good first impression?

Where should I put my best articles and pictures?

What is the definition of a head, heading or headline?

How do I choose a name for my newsletter?

What is the definition of format?

How can I gain extra readability?

Is there a list of movies about newspapers and journalism?

What is the definition of masthead?

Should I crop photos?

Are there some common words I can use in the newsletter title?

How do I get people to read my newsletter?

Is it important to be consistent with the use of color?

How can I get readers to read my newsletter?

What is newsletter filler?

How should I present a list of activities in my newsletter?

How do I keep track of the volume number and issue number?

How can I use type sizes to make my newsletter look coherent?

What tools can I use to crop photos?

Should I use a commercial printer for my newsletter?

Where can I find ideas for color combinations?

What can I use for filler?

Where can I find free artwork and illustrations?

What is a mission statement?

What kind of newsletter content can I use that is newsworthy?

How can I boost morale and retain readership?

What are the two most common types of art in a newsletter?

Where can I find free content for my web site or newsletter?

How can I turn editing into a learning experience for writers?

What should I do before I begin to design my newsletter?

How can I avoid sexist stereotyping in my writing?

How can I meet my publication deadline?

Where can I find free visual basic code?

What is the definition of nameplate?

Can I change a misspelled word on the original manuscript?

What is a two-column format?

Does quantity affect my choice of printing methods?

How can I remember newsletter production specifications?

Should I just wait for news to come to me?

What things do I need to tell my printer about my newsletter?

Is it helpful to be able to visualize my finished newsletter?

Where can I find graphic design help?

Should I spell out numbers if they begin a sentence?

Should I learn how to type?

How can I open a new window in my link code to other web sites?

How can I typeset a headline in an emergency?

What are the different categories for pronouns?

Should I repeat the same word several times within one article?

Is it appropriate to completely rewrite someone elseīs news article?

Is it important for me to know paper sizes?

What is a byline and where does it go?

What is a mimeograph machine and how does it work?

What is a sans-serif typeface?

What is a serif typeface?

What is a script typeface?

Is it necessary to check the facts in a news story before printing it?

How do I write a good headline?

What is the definition of logotype or logo?

What is clip art?

Where can I find free newsletter templates?

What can I use to hold down my copy?

What is a four-column format?

What is the definition of pica?

How can I make my heading less ordinary?

What is a non-repro blue pen or pencil?

How can I improve the subject matter of a photograph?

What is the definition of a kicker?

What is the definition of layout?

How can I determine if I have left out a word when proofreading?

Where did the word news come from?

What information should I include on the front page of my newsletter?

How did spam get its name?

When was the first newsletter published?

What does bleed mean?

Should I consider sending out a wedding newsletter?

Should I add lots of graphics and photos to my newsletter?

What is the definition of text?

Where can I find help writing articles for my church newsletter?

What is a typefont?

What is a typeface?

What is the definition of alteration?

Can I charge my customer for alterations?

Should I use single or double quote marks in headline copy?

What is a three-column format?

Is there a variation of the two-column format?

What is graphic design?

How many pages should my newsletter be?

What is the definition of a dummy?

Should I use wax to paste-up type and graphics?

Should I use a glue stick to paste-up type and graphics?

Should I use tape to paste-up type and graphics?

How can I organize my clip art?

How should I use color in my newsletter?

How can I get a write to add missing facts to an article?

What are some of the most common software programs for page layout?

How can I achieve contrast using typefaces?

What is the definition of a dagger?

How can I create an awareness in my subscribers?

What is a border?

How often should I publish my newsletter?

What tool can I use to help secure my paste-ups?

Is there an alternative to buying a light table for paste-up?

How can I design an efficient newsletter?

How do I decide on a color combination?

What is PMS spot color?

What is editorial policy and why is it important?

What are running heads?

Should I use all caps in the text of my newsletter?

Is it okay to incorporate design ideas from other publications?

What is the definition of a blowup?

What guidelines should I follow to write a good headline?

Does my writing need editing?

What can I do to insure interesting photographs in my newsletter?

How can I become idea-minded?

Where can I find free resources for newsletter filler?

How can I present statistical information to readers?

Who is Frank E. Gannett?

What is a narrow column format?

What is a wide column format?

Should I proofread my newsletter from a hard copy proof?

Should I proofread my newsletter from the computer screen?

What is a Scale-O-Graph?

How many typefaces can be found within a typefont family?

What is a rapidograph pen?

What is the easiest way to compose a headline?

What basic information should I include on a business card?

Where can I get free business cards?

What is a deckle edge?

What is the definition of leading?

How can I uncurl a photograph?

How should I prepare for an interview?

Can I use contractions in my newsletter articles?

Is there a way to save money if I want to print two colors?

How can I get clean edges on my photo when printed?

What is a decorative typeface?

Should I use numbers like 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, etc. when typing dates?

Should I use first, second, third, fourth, etc. when typing dates?

What is a widow?

What will attract a readerīs attention?

Where can I find ink color samples?

How can I get my readers to understand what I am describing?

What is a pull quote?

How can I obtain the recycling icon for printing on recycled paper?

What is the best color of paper to use for printing my newsletter?

Should I use a quick printer for my newsletter?

What is the most practical method of proofreading by myself?

How do I know if my artwork is the best quality available?

What is collating?

What is a bad break?

Is there a site for free webmaster tools?

What can I do if the subject in my photo is facing the wrong way?

How do I write a Letter to the Editor?

What is the definition of camera-ready?

What are register marks?

How many times should I proofread my newsletter copy?

Where can I find help with proofreading?

Is there a free search engine for USA products and services?

What is the definition of a gutter or an alley?

What does writing on spec. mean?

What does stet mean?

How can I make the newsletter less work?

What is proofreading?

What is the definition of ascender?

Should I write in present tense?

Should I write in past tense?

Should I write in future tense?

Should I spell out numbers one through ten?

Should I use transparent tape to paste up my newsletter?

What is reverse type?

How can I get straight lines when applying border tapes?

Is it okay to print a photo that is slightly blurry?

Is it okay to print a photo that is slightly out of focus?

Can I change grammatical errors from the original manuscript?

What is a source file?

Should I plan ahead for the next issue of my newsletter?

Should I use double-sided tape for paste-ups?

What is yellow journalism?

How can I make an emergency repair to typed body copy?

What is a credit line?

What is a courtesy line?

What is the definition of a hickey?

How can I determine if there is an audience for my newsletter?

What are the three main types of logo design?

What is a PMS process color?

Is there a good source for ideas for news articles?

What information should I include with my photo for the printer?

Do I have to have prints made when I have a roll of film developed?

What tool can I use to position small pieces of type?

What does boldface or bold type refer to?

What is a halftone?

What is the best style X-acto knife to purchase?

What is the UKīs largest online marketing and content portal?

Who is George Guess?

Can I just paste type corrections over the top of the original copy?

Who is George Hearst?

What is a border tape?

Can I hand-deliver my newsletter in U.S. mail boxes?

Should I remain stationary to take photos at an event?

How can I type bullets on a standard typewriter?

Should I use the two-person method to proofread text?

How can I understand proportion?

What is the definition of brochure?

What is a contact print?

What is the definition of a duotone?

What should I remember when designing my logo?

In what condition should I deliver my final copy to the printer?

Who is James Gordon Bennett?

What is a contact screen?

Where can I find a good printer for my newsletter?

How do I use a proportional dial?

What is the definition of kerning?

Should I stick to only one marketing strategy?

Should I use a plastic or metal ruler in paste-up?

Who is Joseph Pulitzer?

How should I type the postage paid information on my newsletter?

What is a jumpline?

How can I get variety in my photographs?

Where can I find online information about search engine optimization?

Who is Donald W. Reynolds?

What is continuous tone?

What is the definition of letterspacing?

What is the definition of point?

What is a ballot box?

What is justified type?

Is there anything I should do after my newsletter is published?

Who is William Randolph Hearst?

How can I draw good, clean lines with a Rapidograph pen?

What is the definition of vignette technique?

What are paper (electrostatic) or plastic plates used in printing?

What tool can I use to square up elements on my paste-up?

What is line copy?

What is condensed type?

How can I publish my church newsletter online or in an email?

Should I find out who my audience is?

What is the definition of silhouette technique?

Is there a free internet directory of independent writers and artists?

What is the definition of a descender?

What does flush left mean?

What does flush right mean?

What does justify mean?

What is the definition of x-height?

What is the definition of a platemaker?

Can I produce a newsletter without a computer?

How can I typeset a newsletter without a computer?

Should I use surgical knives for cutting in paste-up work?

What is the definition of kiss or butt?

What is a copy machine and how does it work?

What does italic type refer to?

What is the definition of expanded type?





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