“20% of Website traffic occurs on a mobile device 79% of users immediately abandon a poor mobile website 61% of people have a better opinion of brands when they offer a good mobile experience Mobile searches have increased 200% year over year in 2012...”
“Do you know how to measure your return on investment (ROI) on Facebook ads? Do you know how to tell if your Facebook ad is accomplishing your objective? Facebook Ad ROI? You’ve probably heard the refrain that you can’t measure ROI on Facebook.”
“An unprecedented collaboration between southeast Nebraska and southwest Iowa – the formation of a two-state, regional economic development organization –– will mean more choice and “one-stop” convenience for site selection consultants nationwide.”
“DENVER—Colorado's oft-ridiculed new logo—a green triangle with the letters CO—would go before the voters under a bill proposed by state House Republicans. State Rep. Bob Rankin (R-Carbondale) introduced this week ...”
“State public health officials in Colorado have publicly disavowed the latest paper from a team of researchers whose work is routinely cited by political activist groups that want to ban hydraulic fracturing.”
“If the home page does not deliver the visitor leaves. You only have a few seconds to grab their attention, so stop being boring and start being useful. It’s like a movie trailer and it better be good.”
“Energy’s Brief Appearance in the State of the Union Address Energy issues received scant mention in Tuesday’s State of the Union speech, consisting mainly of a victory lap for the President’s “all of the above” formulation and a somewhat...”
“ The richer the country the more polluted it might be. That's one observation to be derived from a helpful interactive infographic indicating the best and worst countries in the world to live.”
Via Viorel MIHAILA
Eduardo Oliveira : "I want to follow up on my thoughts about the application of branding techniques to places, in particular by highlighting elements often hidden by scholars and misunderstood by practitioners. Nowadays, policy makers and practitioners tend to apply place branding as a ‘magical tool’ to solve everyday challenges. But that application has pitfalls that should be carefully contextualised, not randomly applied. "
Via Julien Dos Reis Pedro
“Nearly all (356) of the nation’s 363 metropolitan areas are expected to see real economic growth in 2014, unlike in 2013 when 97 metropolitan areas experienced declining economies, according to an economic report recently released by The U.S.”
Those states with recently discovered oil- and natural gas-rich deposits, like North Dakota’s Bakken Shale region, are experiencing demands on everything from infrastructure and real estate, to employment and industry services.
“I know in this world of big data, everyone wants an exact measurement of everything you do. It’s all about immediate Return on Investment (R.O.I.) and that does make sense given the economy. If you can’t measure it, then don’t do it.”