“ Webinars are taking the digital marketing world by storm. Also known as web conferencing, webinars are services that allow real-time, multicast video conferencing or audio conferencing events to occu…”
Via Pantelis Chiotellis
The art of the scroll reflects design practices that capitalize upon human-computer interaction opportunities. Infinitely scolling, without purpose, is annoying. The websites highlighted in the article leverage purpose with function to achieve the desired outcome: read this!
The bottom line of any successful digital design mentality is to draw visitors in and make them want to stay until the message has been received.
Want your website to look great on smartphones, tablets, PCs and even TVs? Learn how to go fully responsive.
The Web and the mobile browsers remain one of the top ways that users interact with websites and if they have trouble on their smartphone, there is a good chance they are not coming back.
That’s where responsive design can help.
Responsive design is a concept where you build your website once and then format it so it can adapt to any screen size that accesses it. Designers use HTML5 and CSS to build the sites and set parameters so the content will resize itself whether the user is in vertical or horizontal viewing mode, on a tablet, desktop or smartphone or even a screen as large as a television...
"Two-and-a-half years ago, at a meeting in Cambridge, leaders of 42 of America's top libraries and research institutions decided that the time had come to buildsomething together. But what was that thing?" And "that thing" is now launched... the Digital Public Libary of America!
A paper published in Psychological Science in the Public Interest has evaluated ten techniques for improving learning, ranging from mnemonics to highlighting and came to some surprising conclusions. The report is quite a heavy document so...
“Even high street businesses could benefit from webinar tools. A webinar is a way to conduct sales meetings, training courses, customer support, or collaborative work. It is a form of video conferenci…”
Via Stefano Principato
Cori Zuppo's insight:
Tools to test - GoToMeeting has been a go-to tool but the cost is considerable. Quality is another consideration.
"This morning we released something really exciting — curated newsletter functionality! We recognize the role curation is playing in the evolution of the newsletter, and we wanted to provide an easy way for our users to expand their reach into the be-all-end-all of web communication — email.
Seamlessly export your Scoop.it topic to a newsletter template or send to your email lists in MailChimp by connecting your accounts with the new MailChimp integration. This feature is free with all Scoop.it accounts and is unlimited until April 15th. To access it, simply click “Manage” on your topic of choice and click “Create a Newsletter.”
"Flickr makes it incredibly easy to search for photos with a Creative Commons license. Unfortunately it also makes it ridiculously easy for users to change the license on all their photos at any time with the click of a button..."
I was pleased to run across this article as I find digital resources, even when licensed under CC, to be a little risky. If at all possible, I try to use photos that are either my own or CC photos that come from sources such as the Smithsonian. There are no guarantees, but there are safer options.
Sharing your scoops to your social media accounts is a must to distribute your curated content. Not only will it drive traffic and leads through your content, but it will help show your expertise with your followers.
How to integrate my topics' content to my website?
Integrating your curated content to your website or blog will allow you to increase your website visitors’ engagement, boost SEO and acquire new visitors. By redirecting your social media traffic to your website, Scoop.it will also help you generate more qualified traffic and leads from your curation work.
Distributing your curated content through a newsletter is a great way to nurture and engage your email subscribers will developing your traffic and visibility.
Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.