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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.

'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

8 Blogs Product Managers Should Bookmark Immediately

productplan--We put together a list of the best blogs for product managers. Blog posts are a great way to stay on the cutting edge of the field, so check out our full list and start bookmarking!
January 31, 2018 Go to productplan

How a Hidden Design Flaw Makes the Starbucks Logo Look Perfect

adweek--When exact symmetry just doesn’t work.
January 18, 2018 Go to adweek

The Complete Guide to 2018 Artist Grants and Opportunities

Artwork Archive--Start planting the seeds for a fruitful year with these artist grant opportunities for 2018. What do you have to lose?
January 08, 2018 Go to Artwork Archive

Netflix Knows Which Pictures You'll Click On-And Why

Fast Company--The service’s recent experiments with images reveal some surprising (and useful) takeaways about why people click what they do.
September 03, 2017 Go to Fast Company