Avoiding corporate speak →
A reminder from MarketingProfs that most people don’t speak corporatese, and good writers read (and speak) their own writing to avoid it. Read the article
A great high-level look at Facebook marketing on Webtrends. Worth a look. Via @shelisrael
6 Brilliantly Designed Mobile Sites →
Most mobile websites, like most websites, suck, but a few are a beauty to behold. Like ESPN, Flickr and… Read the Article
Video Portal: Smart Ass Smart Cars →
Objective: Showcase the smart car’s impressive ability to park anywhere in a dense, busy urban environment. Concept: We created an oversized bike lock to exaggerate the smart car’s ability to park anywhere. We put this in various places around the city. Target Audience: Urbanites seeking a…
What Makes Up a Social Marketing Strategy? -... →
The most common elements included by companies with a social media communications plan were resource-allocation guidelines for ongoing activities, registration of branded usernames on social sites and research into competitors’ use of social media.
What's a Facebook Fan Really Worth to Marketers? →
…what really generated attention at New York’s annual Internet Week were efforts to answer the $64,000 question: How do we measure the value of a Facebook fan, especially since Facebook is a dominant part of a marketer’s toolkit? Read the article
videoportal: 60 Seconds To Save The World Every second there is more waste as a result of the non-recyclable paper coffee cup problem. And every second there are more resources misused in their creation. But take heart, because every second is also an opportunity for change. An opportunity to solve the problem and save the world. Please share this video (created by Good Day Monsters in...
A lot of the people who started the interactive industry in New York came from...– Clay Shirkey, via hipsterdiet. Reblogged as truth. (via samreich) (via wearethedigitalkids) - In Toronto, I’ve noticed the same thing except with musicians, who are unafraid to jam on unfamiliar themes.
spime: API FOR THE WORLD With a small bit of software and a tiny physical device any object with a power cord can become a networked object and connected to the web. It’s part of an effort to fill the gap between “smart” and low-tech devices. For eample a desk lamp could order itself new lightbulbs, or a Refrigerator could alert you to pick up milk in your car on your way home. The team...
Flickr Makes it Easy to Share Photos on Facebook →
Flickr has enabled a new way to share Flickr photos with your friends on Facebook: you can now connect your Flickr and Facebook accounts, and every time you upload a public photo or video, your Facebook account will be automatically updated as well. Read the entire article on Mashable
BP buys Google, Yahoo search words to keep people... →
gregbabula: originally seen on alex’s page, but made into a big fat link for all to see. read this. reblog it. let people know. I’m finding other mentions online. This could be legit!
Adaptive Marketing →
Dave Stubbs’ take on the future of marketing.
Video Portal: Google Testing New Ad Format for... →
In October 2009, Google announced a $15 million deal with Twitter to include tweets in its search results. Now Google is looking to make good on its investment with a new kind of display ad that lets advertisers attract more followers to their Twitter accounts. According to ClickZ, ads…
Beautiful faceted interface: complete calendar of... →
(via alfons) -> great find Alfons!
The need to diet, which we know so well in relation to food, and which runs so...– Alain de Botton, “On Distraction” (via austinkleon) (via wearethedigitalkids)
AP Stylebook Adds 42 New Guidelines for Social... →
The AP Stylebook has released its new social media guidelines, including the official change from “Web site” to “website” Read the whole story @ Mashable
Little Known Ways to Write Fascinating Bullet... →
@copyblogger does it again with an instructive and practical piece on how to use bullet points (a web writer’s best friend imho).