5 Essential Tools For Tech Editors

1. A WAY OF ANNOTATING PDFS

Some designers may want you to work with a text editor but I find that working that way leads to a lot of compatibility issues. (Don’t ask me about the time I sent a file to a client and all the commas disappeared when she opened it!) Evernote is my preferred software but you do have to pay for the premium service. The other option that I love is iAnnotate. This is an app for iPhones and iPads — great for if you like to edit on the go!

WORD OF WARNING: If you use an Adobe product to annotate PDFs your notes may not show up when the designer opens it in a different program. There are usually ways to “flatten” the notes to avoid this problem and something you should definitely test out with a friend first!

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Stitch Dictionary Recommendations

Whether you're new to knitting design or already established, these are my top stitch dictionary recommendations. 

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Plan With Me! February 2016

Wondering how to use a bullet journal for your business tasks, ideas and goals? I review how I used mine in January and go through how I set it up for February. The journal I have is an A5 sized Leuchtturm 1917.

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Review -- The 12 Week Year

How do you set goals for your business so that you can actually meet them? I talk about my methods and review the Map Making Guide by Tara Swiger and The 12 Week Year by Brian Moran

Links:
Map Making Guide: http://taraswiger.com/map
The 12 Week Year: http://12weekyear.com

Other good stuff:
WHY you need to map make: https://taraswiger.com/podcast89/
Time management fallacy: https://taraswiger.com/podcast46/
How to get stuff done:

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