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Going Viral Visualized [INFOGRAPHIC] @lhockenson @mashable @problogger @voltierdigital

Going Viral Visualized [INFOGRAPHIC] @lhockenson @mashable @problogger @voltierdigital | Digital-By-Design | Scoop.it
Ever wonder the secret to your favorite viral videos? Check out the magic of Internet memes in this handy infographic.

Combining the right design and tone with the proper platform is one of the trickiest parts of creating a successful viral campaign, but when it’s all aligned, success is more likely.

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Thank You Roberto, glad you enjoyed!
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Content Strategy Within The Design Process - @bradshorr @smashingmag

Content Strategy Within The Design Process - @bradshorr @smashingmag | Digital-By-Design | Scoop.it
The first thing to understand about content strategy is that no two people understand it the same way. It’s a relatively new, and extremely broad, discipline with no single definitive definition.

A highly informative Knol on content strategy defines it as follows:

“Content strategy is an emerging field of practice encompassing every aspect of content, including its design, development, analysis, presentation, measurement, evaluation, production, management, and governance.”

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Survey Results on Tiffany Shlain's Award-Winning Sundance Film, "Connected." | @R2integrated

Survey Results on Tiffany Shlain's Award-Winning Sundance Film, "Connected." | @R2integrated | Digital-By-Design | Scoop.it
Post-Screening Survey on Tiffany Shlain's Award-Winning Sundance Film, Connected.

“Connected: An Autoblogography About Love, Death & Technology.”

The film delves into what it means to be connected in the 21st century. Internet and mobile technology have allowed us to learn and share more than ever before, and have conditioned us to desire and consume information at a quicker pace. Connectivity through technology has inherently affected the way we work, play and interact. After the screening we surveyed our guests on their thoughts about connectivity.

Their answers are summed up in this info graphic.

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Google Versus Facebook On Privacy & Security @MakeUseOf

Google Versus Facebook On Privacy & Security @MakeUseOf | Digital-By-Design | Scoop.it
It's the classic ongoing battle which has been raging relentlessly without a ceasefire since the birth of social networking - how much privacy and security (if any) do you actually have on these sites?
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Emerging Free Web Scripts to Watch for in 2012 | @HotScriptsTeam

Emerging Free Web Scripts to Watch for in 2012 | @HotScriptsTeam | Digital-By-Design | Scoop.it
Following last year's overwhelmingly positive feedback on the list of emerging scripts we featured, we're back this year with our second installment of...
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What Good Does Design Do For Business? | @ThomsLockwood @FastCoDesign

What Good Does Design Do For Business? | @ThomsLockwood  @FastCoDesign | Digital-By-Design | Scoop.it

Thomas Lockwood proposes the Design Mix, a set of principles that define how design adds value to business.

I propose that collaborate, innovate, differentiate, simplify, and customer experience become the Design Mix. Let’s talk in terms of real business value, because design is now gaining a seat at the table, and the last thing any c-suite needs is another empty suit

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Tablet Owners Define New Category of Shoppers @mashable @VerticNY

Tablet Owners Define New Category of Shoppers @mashable @VerticNY | Digital-By-Design | Scoop.it
Tablets increase online e-commerce in the United States.

Tablet users spend an average of one hour and 35 minutes on their devices and typically spend 10-20% more on purchases than shoppers without tablets. By 2016, mobile commerce is expected to increase to $31 billion in the U.S. – a tremendous jump from only $3 billion in 2010.

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Is Google Making Us E-Tards? | @The_Infographic

Is Google Making Us E-Tards? | @The_Infographic | Digital-By-Design | Scoop.it
While recently at a friendly gathering of young hooligans, I found myself engaged in a lighthearted debate on how the advent of the internet is affecting the brains of the youth.
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A Brief History Of Web Standards {Infographic} | @MattersofGrey

A Brief History Of Web Standards {Infographic} | @MattersofGrey | Digital-By-Design | Scoop.it
Throughout the history of the Internet, there has been an evolution of web standards.

Due to these transformations, today, “the number of devices connected to the Internet exceeds the number of people on Earth.”

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Hans's comment, September 30, 2012 4:29 PM
This infographic wakes up a desire for a unified online experience in the future. Developers for mobile, tablets, laptops, TV:s, cars, intelligent homes and all other potential devices that will be connected in the future must rethink their urge to get a quick fix and find a seamless way for humans to use technology.
maxOz's comment, September 30, 2012 6:45 PM
Thanks Hans for your input, agree with your summary cheers Michele
BSN's curator insight, October 22, 2013 7:15 AM

Brief history of web standards

 

#web

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Why You Need a CDN for your WordPress Blog? @wpbeginner

Why You Need a CDN for your WordPress Blog? @wpbeginner | Digital-By-Design | Scoop.it
Infographic that explains what is a CDN, how it works, and why you need it for your site / WordPress blog. See the benefits of having a CDN on your site.
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The Best Design Tools On The Market | @cliffkuang

The Best Design Tools On The Market | @cliffkuang | Digital-By-Design | Scoop.it

Designers, in many ways, are quintessential first adopters and ideal test customers: They're technically savvy and demanding, with an extreme attention to detail and polish. Please them, and it's pretty certain that you've got a great product on your hands.

All of which makes this Infographic commissioned by Best Vendor particularly interesting: Drawn from a survey of 180 design pros, it shows the favored apps in their toolkits. At the very least, these charts will show you a few apps that you might consider:

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Using SOSTAC® for digital marketing audits @Mark_McGee

Using SOSTAC® for digital marketing audits @Mark_McGee | Digital-By-Design | Scoop.it
Adapting SOSTAC® to review what's working, what's not and create a plan I was recently asked if I use any frameworks or processes when auditing a web site (or...
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The Demographics of Location-Based Technology Users | @Othersidegroup

The Demographics of Location-Based Technology Users | @Othersidegroup | Digital-By-Design | Scoop.it

“Advancements in social media and technology have allowed us to perform special functions with our mobile devices in relation to our location. A study conducted by the “Advancements in social media and technology have allowed us to perform special functions with our mobile devices in relation to our location. A study conducted by the Pew Research Center found that more than a quarter of American adults use mobile or social location-based services. Who are these users?””

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The Ultimate Guide to Designing the Perfect Business Blog @kippbodnar @hubspot

The Ultimate Guide to Designing the Perfect Business Blog @kippbodnar @hubspot | Digital-By-Design | Scoop.it
The most important elements of an effective business blog design.

As an inbound marketer, your blog content has to be amazing. However, even the best content can be hampered by bad design. As a business becoming a blogging machine, it is easy to focus 100% on content and ignore valuable design elements of your blog that can act as powerful boosters of traffic and leads of your business.

 

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Majority of Technology Marketers Plan Budget Increases for 2012 | @IDGKnowledgeHub

Majority of Technology Marketers Plan Budget Increases for 2012 | @IDGKnowledgeHub | Digital-By-Design | Scoop.it

IDG Research Services Global Survey Finds Digital Spend Dominates — In a new global research report released today by IDG Research Services, two-thirds of the technology marketers surveyed said they expect their budgets to rise on average 3.5% next year compared to this year. Digital programs will capture half the spend with 58% on demand generation and 42% on branding. Events is second at almost 24%.

 

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The Cloud In 2012: Maturing, But With Growing Pains - @antoniopiraino @Forbes

The Cloud In 2012: Maturing, But With Growing Pains - @antoniopiraino  @Forbes | Digital-By-Design | Scoop.it

More clouds coming. Cloud computing is real and here to stay.

Executives are seriously considering the cloud’s financial and productivity benefits versus continuing to perform all IT functions in-house. As 2012 nears, the success of cloud computing is undeniable. But, as with any new technology or consumption model, the cloud brings with it a variety of teething issues.

Here’s what to watch out for in 2012:

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More On Business Intelligence @Philbo @EverythingPR

More On Business Intelligence @Philbo @EverythingPR | Digital-By-Design | Scoop.it
Can your business afford to lag behind where business intelligence is concerned? The answer is, not for long. New BI tools can catapult your ROI.

All the social tools, the digital innovations set to transform business for you, and without Business intelligence (BI), your efforts could be doomed to failure. Social media, mobile technologies, the razor’s edge your business has yearned for, it’s all here. But, how does the SME owner hope to compare with corporate giants?

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Creating Online Courses 101 @peeplaja @problogger

Creating Online Courses 101 @peeplaja @problogger | Digital-By-Design | Scoop.it

Content marketing (blogging, social media) is the way to position yourself as an expert and build relationships with your audience. Both will make it easy for you to sell a course on your blog.

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How to Find Your Individual Design Voice @robebowen @NoupeMag

How to Find Your Individual Design Voice @robebowen @NoupeMag | Digital-By-Design | Scoop.it
Hopefully this discussion will help you dissect your approach to find your own individual design voice that lays in wait beneath it.
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Add Panoramic Photo Tours To Any Website With TourWrist @SarahFKessler @mashable

Add Panoramic Photo Tours To Any Website With TourWrist @SarahFKessler @mashable | Digital-By-Design | Scoop.it
TourWrist turns panoramic photos into virtual tours that are easy to embed on marketer websites.

Making the virtual tour an accessible marketing tool.

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Increase Blog Traffic With These 15 Sites @cendrinemedia @examinercom

Increase Blog Traffic With These 15 Sites @cendrinemedia @examinercom | Digital-By-Design | Scoop.it
Sharing content on the major social networks and bookmarking sites (Facebook, Twitter, Google+, StumbleUpon, Digg, and Reddit) is a step in the right direction.

But in today’s world of nonstop online publication, it is far from enough.

What about adding more resources to the list? Here are 15 sites that you should try:

 

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50 Free Social Media Icon Sets @NoupeMag

50 Free Social Media Icon Sets @NoupeMag | Digital-By-Design | Scoop.it
50 social media icon sets that you can download for free and use on your website to promote your social media profiles.
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Microprocessors in Our Smart World @The_Infographic

Microprocessors in Our Smart World @The_Infographic | Digital-By-Design | Scoop.it
Today, thanks to the microprocessor, we live in a smart world...

Everything has a computer inside of it now. Cars, appliances, you name it, but do you remember life before all of these microprocessors came into play? It doesn’t seem much different than today besides the fact that everything is a little bit easier. Whether it is getting somewhere using a GPS or just free-styling a soda at the neighborhood McDonald’s, tiny computers are helping us all along the way.

This year, the microprocessor celebrates its 40th birthday. Today, thanks to the microprocessor, we live in a smart world, can do smart things and make smart choices. This infographic takes a look at how these tiny embedded computers really shape our world.

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Useful Web Typography Tools @colaja

Useful Web Typography Tools @colaja | Digital-By-Design | Scoop.it
Now it’s time to present a beautiful fresh dose of web typography-related tools.

Typographic art has become a movement on the web. We appreciate the efforts of designers who come up with great typographic techniques and tools and share their knowledge with fellow designers.

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50+ Cheat Sheets for Building WordPress Themes and Plugins | @WebHelp101

50+ Cheat Sheets for Building WordPress Themes and Plugins | @WebHelp101 | Digital-By-Design | Scoop.it
WordPress needs no introduction. It powerful, highly popular and have a huge community providing loads of free and premium themes and plugins.
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