Days is all about “changing the way you share photos with your friends,” which sounds really exciting in theory. I’m all about changing the way I do things. But sharing more photos doesn’t really change anything for me except volume.
As a web designer and project manager of more than a dozen years, I’ve learned a thing or two that can really help your new website build go more smoothly. These are things that both you and your web partner should be doing together. You’re a team now!
Technology allows people to connect all over the world. So why can't we use it to connect with people who live right next door? Can the Internet help us become good neighbors again?
I am obsessed with finding my peak work times. The idea is that there are certain times of day when I’m super productive or hyper creative. If I’m working at my non-peak times, am I just wasting time? It seems like it would be good to know when the best time to work is, but how does anyone figure out what their own best hours are?
There's pretty a thin line between email marketing and spam - at least according to spam filters. It can be pretty disheartening to carefully craft a legitimate email campaign, only to find it relegated to the depths of spam folders.
With concerns over data and security and a general lack of transparency, it does raise a few eyebrows about Google's "evilness." Let's examine some of Google's projects overarching “evilness” on a scale of 1 to 10 (10 being most evil) and see whether the innovation was innovative enough to justify the somewhat ambiguous use of data mining.
Waze is a turn-by-turn GPS app that’s going to give other navigation apps a run for their money. Waze’s community-based mapping system allows users to report on traffic conditions, like accidents, hazards and police. Additional features include nearby gas price comparisons in real-time, and the ability to connect with Facebook, Twitter and FourSquare friends.
Recently I surveyed 20 business owners and people in the web/tech industry that make hiring decisions. I asked the following question: “Would you hire someone without a college degree (any type of degree) as a web designer or web developer?”
We find ourselves at the intersection of unqualified people who get where social media is going, and over-qualified people who still don't get it. There's a massive shift, and it seems like the social media manager bubble is due to pop. And loudly.
How many times have you said “no” to a potential client or a current client? There comes a time when “no” is the right answer: potential clients throw up your red flag, you’re offered a project you’re less than thrilled about, or a prospect has little to zero budget.