For your reading pleasure this time, a collection of links (with summaries) including articles related to: web strategy, UX, search, web developement. Web strategy & User experience All the kings are dead. Long live the ecosystem. Nothing is king. Everything is king! Here’s a quote taken from my Beantin Manifesto:
This time, a collection of links (and summaries) including articles related to:Web management, UX, intranets, SEO and web analytics. Web strategy, Web management & UX Situational Design for the Web Responsive web design is all the rage, and rightly so – you can do some incredibly useful things with media queries
This edition’s collection of links includes posts related to: Eye tracking and user testing, Intranets, UX, usability and web strategy, SEO, and web development. User experience, usability & web strategy Good usability makes a website This one quote from the article pretty much says enough: “Usability testing is no longer
Generations 2010: What different generations do online Useful chart from Pew Internet showing how the spread of Internet activities varies across six different generations. One thing I find particularly interesting (mainly as I wrote about this in my december newsletter) is how virtual worlds are the least common activity across
Implementing Yammer within Your Organization Using Twitter Best Practices The featured tool in this article is Yammer, but the tactics and principles described are valid for whatever intranet collaboration tool you are rolling out. Three critical tactics according to Hanesbrands: Gain leadership support, Partner early with IT, Help employees use
Earlier this week the Swedish arm of international advertising agency Grey decided to shut down their corporate website (and blog) and move their site over to a Facebook page. Idiot move or genius? Maintaining a website: Boring and awkward? According to David Schweiler, Digital director at Grey in an article
A twelve step process for a storming Social Media strategy Straight-forward, practical stuff. A process that isn’t complicated to follow and will give results. The first comment to the post (by Jon Buscall) is also worth reading. A Cross-cultural eye tracking study A cross-cultural eye tracking study covering 6
Collaboration Is More Important Than Ever – 3 Barriers To Adoption An article looking at some significant reasons that prevent people from using collaboration tools to collaborate effectively within an organisation. Some further comments on the Beantin facebook page. Web customers care about tasks, not goals It’s all task based.
2010 Web Strategy Report 268 companies surveyed about their web strategy. Interesting 17 page report. Majority of organisations have a web strategy that covers the coming 12 months, which seems worryingly short-term. I suspect it’s the usual muddling of strategy with tactics. GSMA and comScore Announce UK Launch of
The hype and popularity of iPhones (as well as Blackberrys and Android-based devices) has thrown smartphones and the mobile internet into the mainstream. For most, if not all, of the previous decade the mobile web was an niche thing, something that most companies completely (and safely) ignored. It’s no
Today, Simon Sundén published a post in Swedish called personalising search results as standard. It is no longer limited to those who are logged in. This has some pretty large consequences for search results and keyword rankings. The inclusion of real-time results and the upcoming Caffeine update are important; but
…or alternatively I could have written Incumbents are doomed to fail at social media. At The Really Realtime Disruptive Media Conference in October 2009, Lesley Pennington, CEO and founder of Bemz, gave a presentation explaining how, thanks to social media, she had suceeded in creating a successful and profitable company.
Jim Carlberg, Planner at advertising agency Pool was quoted in the Swedish publication Internet World in an article about why Swedish companies are lost and confused on the internet. Jim had made some good points, especially his closing words – it’s about identifying customers needs and finding some genuine business