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Training Pays Off: How to Maximize Prepress Training

How well-versed is your prepress staff in using common applications like Adobe InDesign or Photoshop or Enfocus Pitstop? If their knowledge is limited and what should be simple tasks take hours, you’re wasting time (and money). Well-trained prepress employees can give you a competitive edge and increase your profit margins. John Giles offers some easy tips for boosting your staff’s prepress software skills.

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About John Giles

John Giles is a consultant for the printing industry who works with Tom Crouser and CPrint International to help printers prosper. Contact John at (954) 224-1942, [email protected], or [email protected]

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By Cory Sawatzki on Jul 23, 2020

Thanks for the insight John. Seems that AGI classes are quite expensive in my taste. Are there any resources that have adobe class training for less or free? Does Adobe offer anything?

Keep the articles coming. Love reading about prepress. Thanks!

 

By Cherelyn Gillson on Jul 23, 2020

Apart from Adobe's own online training, in Queensland (Australia) we are very lucky that a Free Public Library card gives us online access to all the Linda.com training.

 

By John Giles on Jul 28, 2020

Cory,
Luckily there are a ton of free adobe classes online. Adobe has tutorials that are free for Indesign, Photoshop and all its other products. Sites such as Indesignsecrets.com have experts sharing their knowledge on using the software in a production environment. Youtube is a great place to search as well as a simple Google search for free FILL IN THE BLANK online training. After visiting a few sites, you can determine if the information fits your skill level.

John

 

By Cory Sawatzki on Jul 28, 2020

Thank you to Cherelyn and John for the feedback. Good article as always.

 

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