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Adobe to Creatives: It’s the Cloud or Nothing

What’s that? That’s the sound of a million designers and developers crying all at once.

Adobe just announced that they are ending perpetual licenses on all of their software products. Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, AfterEffects, Lightroom — all of the products that creatives use to design and build websites, print materials, and videos. Starting with the next version, which is scheduled to be released on June 17, users must purchase Creative Cloud subscriptions.

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Twitter: Too Much Fail for One Little Whale

If you’ve ever been on Twitter — even occasionally — chances are you’ve seen it.

You probably already know what I’m talking about, right? I don’t even have to mention it by name, but I will, because if I just stopped right here this would be a heck of a short post.

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Why You Shouldn’t Buy Facebook Fans or Likes

You’ve probably seen these too-good-to-be-true offers, the ones that tell us ‘we’ll get you 10,000 fans in one week!’ or ‘delivering 5,000 likes in a matter of days!’.For some reason the bigger-is-better attitude hasn’t died in the social media realm.

Just this week I was working with a client who forwarded me an offer for 2,500 Facebook likes for ‘only’ $5,000. What a deal! But wait, is it? If you’re even considering the idea of buying likes, let’s consider two questions first…

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