Michael Grover > Blog

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.

8 Quick and Dirty Website Persuasion Techniques

Copywriting for startups and marketers--How do you really get visitors to do what you want them to? With psychology! Find out about website persuasion techniques by reading this.
February 18, 2018 Go to Copywriting for startups and marketers

Steal Our JSON-LD

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

Basecamp for Content Marketing: Tech Review

Managing Editor--Our distributed, remote team uses Basecamp for content marketing project management. Here’s our Basecamp review for content marketers.
February 18, 2018 Go to Managing Editor

On Robert Altman's Subversive Anti-western, 'McCabe & Mrs. Miller'

PopMatters--McCabe & Mrs. Miller toys with and subverts western tropes and traditions while flat out refusing to fall into others.
February 17, 2018 Go to PopMatters

Google Organic CTR History

advancedwebranking--This free tool helps you track the evolution of Google click-through rates for organic listings.
February 16, 2018 Go to advancedwebranking

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

Don't Get Scared: 13 Spine-Chilling Thrillers to Read This Weekend

MyDomaine--From classic titles to new favorites, these are the 13 suspense novels we currently can't get enough of.
February 16, 2018 Go to MyDomaine

AMP for email is a terrible idea

TechCrunch--Google just announced a plan to "modernize" email, allowing "engaging, interactive, and actionable email experiences." Does that sound like a terrible idea to..
February 15, 2018 Go to TechCrunch

Smartphone data tracking is even creepier than you think

The Next Web--  Smartphones rule our lives. Having information at our fingertips is the height of convenience. They tell us all sorts of things, but the information we see and receive on our smartphones is just a fraction of the data they generate. By tracking and monitoring our behaviour and activities, smartphones build a digital profile of …
February 15, 2018 Go to The Next Web

'Dirty John' Anthology Based on L.A. Times Articles Set at Bravo With 2-Season Order (Exclusive)

www-hollywoodreporter-com--Fellow NBCUniversal-owned cable network Oxygen has also greenlighted a companion unscripted series exploring the real-life crimes of "Dirty" John Meehan.
February 15, 2018 Go to www-hollywoodreporter-com