Yesterday, thanks to a Baby Bell conglomerate who shall remained unnamed, our office got an unintended retreat from our lifeline, the Internet. For the first hour, sheer terror set in. No email, no Facebook, no Twitter, no website access – the very tools of our trade were literally inaccessible. By hour three, with a bevvy… Continue Reading A day of digital detox
Courtesy of blog.madarco.net We have been diligently researching the Facebook switch on Friday from FBML to iframes. Our advice? Don’t panic. Static FBML will be around for awhile. All this move changes is that developers and designers now need to know HTML and have access to a hosted site in order to make custom applications… Continue Reading Don’t buy into the Facebook iframes hype–YET
The current plan to revive Newsweek plan is silly: reliance on a better look for the magazine, and offering discounts to subscribers who want to buy books. (Last I checked, Amazon.com offered major discounts on books — without having to subscribe to Newsweek. And they offered them as digital downloads, too.) That’s essentially a 1907… Continue Reading Old news and the new 24/7
Daily life consists of so many details that can be lumped into the category of “minutiae”. All those little things you hardly notice but subconsciously take in. More often than not, advertising falls into this category. From television, to radio, internet banners, pop-ups, emails, billboards, and especially all of the social media we engage in… Continue Reading Do ads enhance your life?
We all knew that social media was important and our friends and fans sharing and liking our posts was fabulous. A report was released today from Nielsen and Facebook that confirms that social impressions are more than fabulous, they increase someone’s intent to purchase. “The Value of Social Media Ad Impressions” study measured the impact… Continue Reading Social media impressions score big
Today, I experienced my own unintended blank screen day. For the first time in years, I spent 6 full hours without online access. Sure, I’ve spent 6 hours away from the Internet, but of my own choosing. Today, silence was thrust upon me by the California desert and a mobile broadband card that can’t connect in this… Continue Reading My own blank screen day
“If your online pages are slowly rotting away, then so is your reputation.”
Continue Reading Don’t stop playing in the middle of the game