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A blog and links to articles that look at product and marketing trends and ideas in the technology and media spaces. And other random stuff that I think about.

Twitter Is Taking One Final, Stupid Swipe at Developers

Dice Insights--Twitter is making drastic changes to its API tooling for third-party developers, which will have a serious effect on apps.
May 26, 2018 Go to Dice Insights

The Current State Of Email Marketing Programming: What Can And Can't Be Used

Smashing Magazine--How can we create email marketing campaigns that convert? Well, one of the most important things to keep in mind is to create a good user experience so that subscribers look forward to receiving your emails.
May 08, 2018 Go to Smashing Magazine

What You Need To Know To Increase Mobile Checkout Conversions

Smashing Magazine--Data tells us that there are more mobile than desktop web visits. However, mobile conversion rates are still lagging behind those on desktop. This article will dig into why your mobile visitors are willing to ditch their purchases altogether.
May 08, 2018 Go to Smashing Magazine

How to Change Hair Color in Photoshop

YouTube--I Guarantee I Can Teach You to Master Photoshop. Learn How: https:phlearn.comaaronwillteachyou Changing Hair Color in Photoshop There are many reasons why...
May 04, 2018 Go to YouTube

'We're watching a company explode': is Snapchat becoming irrelevant?

the Guardian--A diss from Kylie Jenner, an ‘annoying’ redesign, competition from Facebook and Musical.ly ... why does Snapchat keep getting it wrong?
February 24, 2018 Go to the Guardian

Steal Our JSON-LD

Steal Our JSON-LD--Example of newsarticle schema using json
February 18, 2018 Go to Steal Our JSON-LD

The Evolution and Growing Importance of Digital Marketing and Web Design

Inc.com--Long gone are the days when having a website and bombarding the internet with keyword-rich articles did the trick.
February 16, 2018 Go to Inc.com

How to record your whole macOS screen, or a portion of it, with QuickTime Player

AppleInsider--Apple has included an incredibly easy to use screen recorder with macOS High Sierra, contained inside the QuickTime Player utility. AppleInsider shows you how to use it.
February 07, 2018 Go to AppleInsider

What's the best font size for the web? Well, it depends

Imarc Digital Agency-- I recently found a fun visualization tool, SizeCalc.com, that shows you the perceived size of an object based on your viewing distance. It started me thinking… we have rules of thumb for how large text on a website should be for easy reading, but are…
February 04, 2018 Go to Imarc Digital Agency

Laws of UX

lawsofux--This lovely website explains the ten key maxims that designers can consider when building user interfaces. (Fitts Law: The time to acquire a target is a function of the distance to and size of the target. )
January 31, 2018 Go to lawsofux