It's time for brands to quit wasting time on Facebook. Its familiarity is comforting, but the results for brands are not. What to do instead?
Raise a Glass to Pressgram: An App That Plays Nicely With Cava and Creative Control
Thanks to a new iPhone app by John Saddington called Pressgram, creatives are able to publish their own images directly to their blogs and -- here's the big concept -- maintain ownership of them, by sharing on a platform that insists they must own their content, too. Unlike Facebook and Instagram, there is no fine... Continue Reading →
Dumping Facebook, Dating Twitter, Avoiding LinkedIn and Flirting with Google+
How social media encourages us to flirt, date, avoid, dump, repeat.
Get Your Tech Affairs in Order for 2012
Mail thinks this is junk. Mail is right. Welcome to 2012. The day that experts' columns appear with abandon, advising us on New Year preparations and goals. Generally the best recourse is to read these columns, save them in a location where you'll never find them, and then procrastinate until it's too late to act... Continue Reading →
Your Image Is Your Brand
Your image is your brand: what you present is what you become known for. You must guard your image, nurture it and tend to it. Here's how.
Design Is for Function. Looks? A Bonus.
"Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works." —Steve Jobs, US computer engineer & industrialist, Apple (1955 - ) Flipboard, meet Steve Jobs. Actually, you already have! You've created a product for Steve's iPad that follows his philosophy that good design is about good functionality ("how it works"), and... Continue Reading →
Twitter, We Have to Talk
After celebrating our three-year anniversary, I'm still as madly, deeply head-over-heels with Twitter as ever.