Thanks so much @thatgirlcrystal for using my Hero Phone photo.
Thanks to you, JD, for creating such an awesome visual and making it available for use via a Creative Commons license!Via JD Hancock on Tumblr
Via What Should We Call Social Media
“If you like direct response ads, and blue links, and tired display ads, don’t talk to Tumblr.
But if you’re a creative who’s dying to get clients off their click addiction and do some truly great brand advertising, give Tumblr a call.
If you audience is on tumblr, this is something you should be looking into!Via thinking 'bout string
Today I learned that Comic Sans is one of the few fonts that is both easily accessible and employs the latin character alpha; aka how a child would learn to write an “a.”
I have no problem with Comic Sans when targeted at children… it’s perfect for that, go for it.
When you’re a high level faculty member in a post-graduate department at a major university and you use it as your default font in emails (be them to the students or to the Dean), that’s when I shake my head at you.
The social media philosophy of a major American chain, according to a PowerPoint I saw on an employee’s laptop on a flight yesterday. (via megangreenwell)
Oh, I want to know what chain this is sooooo badly. Any gueses?
What drives social media at the Monterey Bay Aquarium? There are plenty of things—like our animals, exhibits, events, and conservation efforts.
But more than anything else, it’s the power of Aww.
What’s Aww? It’s nothing less than the universal currency of social media. You…
Aww definitely works for the Monterey Bay Aquarium, but almost all brands can incorporate some Aww now and then.Via Wriding
Like all the infographics and dataviz you’ve been seeing in your feed?
Here are 5 tools for creating infographics and visualizations:
Here are 2 tools for diagrams and wireframing:
And here are 3 tools for other types of visual communication:
1. Make a video like the RSA Animated Series.
2. Make a timeline with Timeline JS
3. Or put together a remote presentation with Present.me
Very useful links for infographics fans.Via Fast Company
1 in 3 Americans Regularly Check Out Brands’ Social Networking Pages
What’s your page saying to them?Via shauna nicholson