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Programming Reminder

Winning With One.

Date: 11/19/2009
Meeting Type: CDPUG General Meeting
Reception Starts: 6:00 p.m.
Meeting Starts: 6:30 p.m.
Where: Dodd Camera & Video (Downtown) 2077 East 30th Street, Cleveland, OH 44115
(Driving and Parking Directions on the web site)
Speaker(s): Christine Howey
Cost: Free for members, $10 for non-members.
Raffle Prize(s): Either an hour of consultation or half price of a branding package (value: $250)


How one-person companies can out-think their competition.


Large multinational companies and one-person shops have one thing in common: They both need a strong brand identity. Corporations recognize the importance of a brand that can help them differentiate their product or service, and they spend millions to accomplish it. But most one-person enterprises, lacking the resources, don't even try.


But they should. Winning With One, a new approach developed by Christine Howey, focuses on the specific marketing communication needs of one-person companies. By applying proven marketing techniques and positioning strategies, Ms. Howey works with one-person companies to help them develop a unique stance within their marketplace, at a small fraction of what it would normally cost.


You will leave this meeting with a clear and understandable map for making the brand identity journey, so that your one-person company can become a distinct and identifiable entity in your particular field.


Holiday Party Reminder

Date: 12/03/2009

Reception Starts: 6:00 p.m.
Party Starts: 6:30 p.m.
Where: Siam Cafe (Downtown) 3951 Saint Clair Ave. NE. Cleve. 44114
(Driving and Parking Directions on the web site)
Cost: TBD
Gifts: Bring an item under $10.00 for the gift exchange.


Come join us at the Siam Cafe for the CDPUG Holiday Party.

Annual CDPUG Holiday Party, Annual Meeting and Elections. We have an optional gift exchange. To participate, bring a wrapped gift up to $10 in value. Members in good standing can run for office and vote for the 2010 officers. RSVP and prepayment is required for this meeting.


Upcoming meetings and reminders include: 

December 3rd 2009 - Holiday Party (Siam Cafe)

December 12th 2009 - Holiday Tech Gifts (Joint Special Meeting w/GCPUG)

January 28th 2009 - The Google Chronicles (CDPUG edition)

Community dates of interest (See our website for current listings)


November 21st - Website Accessibilty / WebSig Cleveland / Cleveland Sight Center 1909 E. 101st Street Cleveland, Ohio 44106 / 10:30AM - 12:00PM


November 28th  -  / Northeast Ohio Apple Corps  / 9:30 - 12:00am. Strongsville Library


November 30th - Digital Camera Night / NCMUG / St. James Lutheran Church, 4771 Broadview Rd, (Old Brooklyn), just north of I-480. / 7:00 - 9:00pm.

December 13th - Photoshop Elements 8 / MacGroup Detroit | The Birmingham Temple. 28611 W 12 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills, Michigan / 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.


December 19th -  Web Analytics / WebSig Cleveland / Barudan America 29500 Fountain Parkway, Solon, OH 44139-4350 / 10:30AM - 12:00PM


What's News and more

Holiday Sale...
Cleveland Handmade artist's collective (http://www.clevelandhandmade.com/) are holding one of their holiday sales on the 2nd floor of the Lake Erie Building on Sat. Dec. 19th. The tentative times are 10-7.



Our own President, Janet Dodrill, will be having a showing of her paintings and prints at the South Euclid Library (4645 Mayfield Road, South Euclid, Ohio 44121) through the month of December. There will be an art exhibit and reception on Saturday, December 5th, from 2-4 p.m.

Reminder about our CDPUG Services Directory....
Did you know our members are really diverse and offer all sorts of services and skills that may be of benefit to your next job or company position? Our Services Directory is a great place to find out more about your fellow member(s) year round. Want to get noticed? Update your entry. It's free for members. Go to CDPUG Services Directory

Do you have a topic you'd like to see at one of our meetings? Drop us a suggestion with the subject line of "Meeting Topic" to ezine@cdpug.org


Back To The Future (and we don't need 1.21 jigawatts!)

With 24 Amazing Photoshop Actions to Help You Achieve a Retro Look.

http://designshack.co.uk/photoshop retro


About CDPUG 
For more news, job postings, networking opportunities, and archives of past meetings, please log onto our ever improving site: http://www.cdpug.org/ 

The Cleveland Digital Publishing Users Group (CDPUG) , is a non-profit, professional development and networking organization that provides educational information about digital publishing. Our meeting topics are diverse and platform independent. Memberships are available. For more information about CDPUG and meeting schedules, visit our website: http://www.cdpug.org/

CDPUG meets on the last Thursday of each month at Dodd Camera Video ( www.doddcamera.com ). Located on the corner of E. 30th St. and Carnegie Ave., 2077 East 30th Street Cleve., OH 44115. 216-361-6805. Reception: 6:00 pm. Meeting: 6:30 pm. Meetings are FREE to members, $10 for non-members. Individual memberships are $40.00. Corporate memberships for 3 individuals at the same company are $100.00.

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Digital ArtZ Ezine Edition, November 2009, Volume 7, Issue 10 / © 2009 Cleveland Digital Publishing Users Group