Can you believe Twitter is 10 years old? For a decade, it has been one of the world’s leading sources of breaking news. It has also served as a valuable resource for online marketers. While it’s sometimes thought of as a footnote to Facebook, Twitter can be a lead generating machine. In fact, “companies that use Twitter average two times more leads per month than those that do not.” I love the fact that sending out a simple tweet gives me the opportunity to get my message out to thousands or even millions of people within a matter of seconds….
Scientists and marketers alike have been researching neuromarketing for years – and it’s absolutely fascinating stuff. As people, we’re naturally curious about the secrets that hide within the human mind. And as marketers, we’re always looking for ways to better understand what makes our audiences tick. But our synapses really start firing when we think about how brain science can be applied to email marketing to boost conversion rates. Here are 8 brain science facts complete with tips and examples on how to use them to get better results in the inbox. 1. We Make Snap Judgments In 3 Seconds…
When it comes to CSS techniques, nobody is more stubborn and smart enough to find solutions to any problems than Lea Verou. Recently, Lea has written, designed and published CSS Secrets, a truly fantastic book on the little CSS tricks and techniques for solving everyday problems. If you thought that you know CSS fairly well, think again: you will be surprised. In this article, we publish a few nuggets from the book, which were also presented in Lea’s recent talk at SmashingConf New York — on designing simple pie charts, with CSS. —Ed.
In contrast to desktop Web search, auto-suggest on mobile devices is subject to two additional limitations: typing avoidance and slower bandwidth. The new patent-pending design pattern, Tap-Ahead, uses continuous refinement to create an intuitive, authentically mobile auto-suggest solution.
This helps dramatically reduce the amount of typing needed to enter queries, and utilizes slower mobile bandwidth in the most efficient manner. Using this novel design pattern, your customers can quickly access thousands of popular search term combinations by typing just a few initial characters.