Archive for May, 2010

Does your messaging represent your audience?

Do your messages represent your intended target audience?

Bill Nye delivers, and big! His science music videos are hip hop
meets Big Blue Marble mashup.

Something every middle school or junior high school teacher should
watch with their students.

HT to AllTop!

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How do you stand out from 100 Million Twitter users?

Twitter. 100 million+ and growing.

So how do you visually differentiate your Twitter profile for influence?

Check out these Twitter layouts in this Fast Company post.

3 Design Themes for your Twitter Profile.

  1. Get Personal
    It is the “social web.” Add a personal picture to personalizes your profile or  business profile.
  2. Use the Real Estate
    Left and right sides, top and bottom.
    How you can visually impress your audience?
  3. Design Counts
    Consider how your content is set off or distracted by
    your logo, or a minimalist or high impact look.

See the full post here.

Read the original Smashing Magazine article.

Video: “Random Internet Facts” Compelling Information

Were you wowed by “Did You Know?

“Random Internet Facts” presents an enlightening compilation of social media, internet, and consumer statistics. It is as compelling to marketers and business as it is for personal knowledge.

HT to Brad Andersohn for blogging it!

Unbelievable volcano eruption video from the crater – Eyjafjallajokull, Iceland

Turly awesome display of Mother Nature at work.

Videographer, Chris Weber captures the volcano eruption captured at the crater in Eyjafjallajokull, Iceland, May 2010.

Note: Sonic explosion at 02:40. Unbelievable!

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YouTube Turns Five!

What a milestone! Happy Birthday, YouTube!

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Iceland Volcano Eruption Caught in Beautiful HD Time Lapse

HT to Zee of The Next Web for this beautiful video of the Iceland volcano eruption.

Read the videographer’s notes for the back story.

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14 Slides Business Needs to Thrive in the Social Web

Neil Perkin gave a keynote with a slide deck that would rival Lawrence Lessig’s.

Perkins presents key data points for navigating the social web, which resonate success for anyone engaged in social media, social networks, or simply using their smartphone.

Here are 14 slides business (or anyone) needs to know:

  • #8 – About 70% of the digital universe is generated by individuals.
  • #14 – Media brands are increasingly defined less by the platform and more by the community
  • #15 …the means of production and distribution are shared…
  • #18 …the purpose of information is to foster communication  — M.Zuckerberg.
  • #21 …attention is increasingly earned…
  • #22 …creating and supporting groups…
  • #23 …engaging and nurturing its community…
  • #25 …how can you help that comunity do what it wants to do  — M.Zuckerberg.
  • #29 …you are what you share  — C.Ledbeater
  • #31 …companies must act faster, responding in real time, to keep apace with its customers.” FarisYakob
  • #32 …its about responsiveness…
  • #38 …create content and services that [is] worth passing on.
  • #51 – Americans between the ages of 8 and 18 spend on average 7 1/2 hours a day using some sort of electronic device
  • #58 – New ways to tell stories…

Be There. Share. Show You Care.

The bottom line? The road to success will be earned by those who create and share an endless stream of information, and whom participate to support within their communities.

Feed your community. Grow your influence.
Feed your community. Earn their trust.
Feed your community.

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