Earth Day is April 22 and this holiday that began in 1970 has never been more important than it is this year, because so many people are worried about global warming, crippling dependence on crude oil and other environmental issues. Although it's only one day out of the year, Earth Day is a reminder that we need to focus on the sustainability of our planet every day.
If your marketing efforts have anything to do with the environment or ecology, you might want to download… Continue
Added by Carla Chadwick on April 19, 2009 at 7:12am —
Although it seems like it was just Christmas
, it's actually almost Easter. So if you
need free Easter clipart
to use for your blogs, Web sites, book covers or marketing materials, feel free to take what you need from this large selection of religious and secular clipart images.
Choose from these image subjects and… Continue
Added by Carla Chadwick on March 28, 2009 at 7:47am —
If you're going to do a last-minute promotion for St.Patrick's Day, this clip art may be just what you need to give your materials a touch of the Irish! There are leprechauns, shamrocks, four-leaf clovers Irish flags and maps, cute vintage kids celebrating and lots of other imagery that evokes the holiday that celebrates the Emerald Isle's own St. Patrick.
Check out the contemporary St. Patrick's Day… Continue
Added by Carla Chadwick on March 13, 2009 at 10:24am —
If you plan to blog about Presidents Day or have a book or other product related to patriotism, the presidency, Abraham Lincoln or George Washington, you'll probably find these free patriotic art resources helpful:
These vintage Abraham Lincoln pictures
and George Washington… Continue
Added by Carla Chadwick on February 10, 2009 at 11:30pm —
If you have a football- or Superbowl-related book, you might want to use this free football clip art
in any last-minute promotions before the SuperBowl this Sunday.
And since the SuperBowl is the quintessential American game, you might also like this free American flag clip art
Enjoy the… Continue
Added by Carla Chadwick on January 30, 2009 at 11:30am —
is a great time to sell books and other products that touch the heart. Using vintage Valentine images in your advertising is a great way to key your promotions visually to this particularly loving time of year.
But where can you find vintage Valentine images that can be used in advertising? I've spent the last year answering that question -- not just for Valentine's Day but for all holidays. As a result,… Continue
Added by Carla Chadwick on January 11, 2009 at 9:30am —
It's hard to find good clip art that is of sufficient quality and size that it can be used on the Web and
in print. The following source features a large collection of Christmas and Hanukkah clip art that can be used for both:
Free Christmas clip art
Free Hanukkah art
These images vary in size but can also… Continue
Added by Carla Chadwick on December 5, 2008 at 9:30am —
In these lean times, we need all the free resources we can get. I hope you find the following completely free resources helpful:
For Writers and Editors
How to Get Internet Terms Right
This easy-to-use guide encapsulates the Chicago Manual of Style's
recommendations for using Internet terms.…
Added by Carla Chadwick on November 30, 2008 at 11:30am —
Spruce up marketing materials, Web sites, blogs and anything else you can think of for the holiday with these free Thanksgiving clip art and vintage Thanksgiving greeting cards resources.
Contemporary Thanksgiving clip art
Vintage Thanksgiving clip art…
Added by Carla Chadwick on November 12, 2008 at 9:30am —
If you're going to write about the inauguration for any reason, you might find these resources helpful.
Inauguration Clip Art
The page linked above contains original inauguration clip art and some interesting public domain archival inauguration photos. One is even verified to be from Abraham Lincoln's inauguration! There are also inauguration fun facts you can quote in your writing, plus… Continue
Added by Carla Chadwick on November 11, 2008 at 9:30am —
Tuesday is Veterans Day. If you'd like to honor veterans on your blogs, Web sites or e-mail messages, here are some sources of free Veterans Day clip art and vintage greeting cards:
Contemporary Veterans Day clip art
(Make sure to vote in the veteran-related poll on this page.)
Vintage patriotic cards for… Continue
Added by Carla Chadwick on November 9, 2008 at 11:30am —
I've been enjoying making hubs at HubPages. It gives me the chance to write what I want without worrying about my blogs getting hacked, which has happened to me before. Here are some of my latest projects:
These three go together:
2008 Election Clip Art
This hub not only contains free clip art; there's a presidential poll. I find it interesting that one of the candidates has been… Continue
Added by Carla Chadwick on October 23, 2008 at 5:30pm —
I've been writing hubs at HubPages for a while and recently realized how helpful they could be for book marketers when I created these hubs for a publisher:
Spoonerisms: Twisted Tales and Fables
Animal Jokes for Grownups
HubPages provides a great free way to promote books and get links, so I highly recommend it. They also… Continue
Added by Carla Chadwick on October 17, 2008 at 7:00am —
Here are some recent samples of articles in the health genre:
Do I Have to Take Vitamins and Minerals?
Goji Berry: The Original Happy Meal
Healthy Asparagus Recipes…
Added by Carla Chadwick on October 10, 2008 at 10:37am —