MOGO Media Acquires

MOGO Media Acquires
Expanded Website Offers Community-Generated Content for Adobe Users

New York, NEW YORK – October 8, 2008 – MOGO Media, the premier conference and training provider for creative professionals working with Adobe software, today announced that it has acquired, a community-supported website for Adobe® Photoshop® users of all levels. The website will continue to be accessible at and will be available through

“We are looking forward to combining the terrific content and community from with the MOGO Media family,” said Barry Anderson, founder of MOGO Media. “In the future, we hope to expand our community-supported website to include information on other Adobe Creative Suite products.”, founded in 2001 by Greg Vander Houwen has become one of the most active Photoshop communities on the Web and has had thousands of members over the last seven years. It is a repository for Adobe Photoshop tutorials, tips and tricks which are approved and posted by its members.

As for the founder of, Vander Houwen sees the acquisition as a positive for both communities, “Photoshop Techniques and MOGO Media make a great combination. Both companies recognize the value of community. When passionate people come together to share their work, everybody wins.”

Vander Houwen will be a consultant during the acquisition and will remain a member of the online community.

Upcoming MOGO Events
MOGO Media has numerous events scheduled worldwide in 2008 and 2009. In the US, upcoming events include the Creative Suite and Web Design Conferences in Orlando on October 13 and an InDesign Conference Master Class in Seattle on November 10. For registration information and the current event schedule, please visit

About MOGO Media
MOGO Media is an independent presenter of high-quality seminars and conferences for the global design community. Partnering with the world’s leading authors and experts, MOGO Media offers focused and useful content for print, web, and cross-media design professionals around the world, at events such as The InDesign Conference, The Creative Suite Conference, The Vector Conference, The Pixel Conference, The Web Design and Developers Conference (WDDC), and The Conference for Adobe Acrobat. Please visit for more information.”


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