Microsoft has a neat new iPhone app out to create panoramic photos. Here is one I took.
Last week Facebook introduced a new comments tool that allows websites to add comments powered by Facebook. I’m testing the comments out on my blog but several other high profile sites, including TechCrunch, have switched. One of the strengths of this system is that it ties a comment to a person. For large blogs, it [...]
A few weeks ago I put together a presentation on HTML5. Here is the presentation: Html5 View more presentations from James VanDyke. Here are my speaking notes: HTML5 Training Notes Here are a few resources that I recommend: Dive into HTML5 – This is one of the best resources I could find. It walks you [...]
For most organizations, your physical location is just a part of the way a customer experiences your brand. However, it can quickly ruin a customer’s experience because it gives them a concrete image to associate with your organization. A poorly maintained location places an obstacle to your customer doing business with you again. All business [...]
One of my favorite tools to track mentions of a company, product or person is Google Alerts. This is a simple tool that can give you an edge in understanding what people are saying about you or your organization. How it works Choose a search term and use advanced search options to tailor your results. [...]
If you want to succeed as a business or organization, consistency is crucial. Last week one of the blogs that I follow had a post that was different than the type of content they normally publish. The blog has a strong following in its specific niche so after reading a post that didn’t have anything [...]
My current working theory of marketing says that there are two core elements, stories and relationships. Stories Stories are the threads that tie all the pieces together. Packaging, distribution, pricing and advertising are all parts of a story that is being created about a brand, product, organization or person. Relationships Relationships are how people see [...]