The Tweetly Wrap-Up: Week of February 6, 2012
Web Development Facebook filed for its $5 billion IPO last week. Here are ten things that you might be surprised to know (but should know) about this social networking giant. […]
- Facebook filed for its $5 billion IPO last week. Here are ten things that you might be surprised to know (but should know) about this social networking giant.
- I share my third search engine marketing game-changer on the Galvin blog. Despite Google rocking the SEO landscape with Panda updates and new search features, one thing still rings true: quality content still matters.
- What makes up a strong web strategy? Dare we agree that it includes community building, editorial impact, and marketing?
- Here’s some not so good news for web designers and developers who waited so long to let Internet Explorer 6 rest in peace: IE6 usage is up by 0.60 percent, growing four times as fast as any version of IE.
- What is web 3.0? Lee-Roy Chetty publishes a new book, Imaging Web 3.0, which discusses the next chapter of the Internet and how it’ll affect and influence society.
- To effectively persuade project stakeholders to say “yes” to a project, check out these 6 tips. We especially like #4; sometimes visualizing a better future is all it takes to get someone on board.
- To those who have seen the cult classic Pulp Fiction, wouldn’t you agree that Winston Wolf would make an excellent project manager? We certainly think so.
- Project portfolio managers matter more than ever now in 2012. Here are 5 reasons why PPMs are so valuable this year. Would you add another reason to the list?
- Here’s something for all project managers to think about: the single biggest contributing factor of project failure is the lack of moral and ethical considerations during the project lifecycle.
- How exactly do you deal with a client that will tell you what he or she needs, but never is clear about what the deadline is? Always confirm, but when in doubt, project managers need to adapt and go with the flow.
- Is usability expensive, free, or minimal? We enjoyed this article about what usability is not.
- The goal of any website is to understand what content to deliver to your visitors; mobile websites are no different. Here are some different types of mobile visitors that may visit your site.
- Infographics are not a fad. We agree that it’s a narrative language that’s here to stay. Have you checked out this video podcast from Gestalten about visual storytelling and new languages in journalism?
- There are many ways to stay creative. Here are 29! What do you do when your creativity is lacking or bringing you down?
- You SHOULD move that button 3 pixels to the left. We think designers and non-designers will find value in this discussion about obsession over the details.
- There is so much involved with transitioning a software product to production.We agree that software deployment itself can be a process-oriented project.
- Nearly half of U.S. businesses will have a mobile app in the year 2012. Will your business be one of them?
- Coders should understand that what your interface communicates to users can be as important as what your program, application, of software does. Microsoft developers may need a style guide.
- Software engineering is craftsmanship. We don’t believe it’s a dying art, but this article sure got us thinking about the future of software engineering.
- Currently Google offers a limited read-only development interface, but will the real Google+ API soon be on its way?