Monthly archive August, 2011

Why Good Advertising Works (Even When You Think It Doesn't) [Slideshow]

"Many people think advertising doesn't "work" because they think advertisements are trying to make them do something immediately. They're wrong. Successful advertising creates positive memories and feelings that influence our behavior over time, as these examples demonstrate."

Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock To Produce Another Web Series 'The Failure Club'

"Forthcoming web project for Spurlock includes 'The Failure Club,' a documentary web series about overcoming the fear of failure, that will air exclusively on Yahoo sites, starting Oct 3. Yahoo attracts about 178 million monthly visitors according to measurement firm comScore."

Humorous Book Tells History In Facebook Status Updates

The Top Five Crowdsourcing Mega-trends

Designing For 5 Screens: PC, Mobile, TV & More

"Finally, Nielsen touches on 3 emerging areas of usability: TVs, very small screens (such as items with embedded RFID chips) and very large screens (such as smart buildings). According to Nielsen, each will need its own UI."

100 years of East London fashion

"A couple dances their way through 100 years of fashion, from 1911 to 2011."

REPORT: Who Searches The Web For Facebook?

"People who search the web for the word Facebook are slightly older yet less affluent than people who search for Google Plus."

Beyonce helps MTV VMA’s set Twitter record

"At 10:35 PM ET, a new record was set for Tweets Per Second at 8,868, confirmed by @TwitterGlobalPR."

Are Social Films the Next Big Thing in Hollywood? | Excerpt: via The Next Great Generation

Study: Women Likely To Click, Younger Users To Fan On Facebook

25 Things You Should Know About Self-Publishing

Email closing lines: Second Chance for a Last Impression