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Futures Lab Update #156: Customizable Databases with Airtable
Futures Lab Update #156: Customizable Databases with Airtable
This story first appeared on RJI’s Futures Lab. Reporting by Whitney Matewe and Haley Reed. This week we look at Airtable, a tool designed to create databases that are more visual, collaborative and customizable. For journalists, Airtable could help streamline workflows and simplify things like editorial calendars, budget documents and project management. ADVERTISEMENT For more information: […]
·mediashift.org·
Futures Lab Update #156: Customizable Databases with Airtable
7 Steps to Snapchat Success
7 Steps to Snapchat Success
By Sarah Moore of social media agency Eleven Lights Media. Contrary to popular belief, Snapchat isn’t just for the teen.
·problogger.net·
7 Steps to Snapchat Success
What media companies don’t want you to know about ad blockers - Columbia Journalism Review
What media companies don’t want you to know about ad blockers - Columbia Journalism Review
New York Times CEO Mark Thompson caused a minor stir a couple weeks ago when he gave a speech at an advertising conference declaring that “No one who refuses to contribute to the creation of high quality journalism has the right to consume it.” He went on to say that while the Times is “not […]
·www.cjr.org·
What media companies don’t want you to know about ad blockers - Columbia Journalism Review
What media companies don’t want you to know about ad blockers
What media companies don’t want you to know about ad blockers
New York Times CEO Mark Thompson caused a minor stir a couple weeks ago when he gave a speech at an advertising conference declaring that “No one who refuses to contribute to the creation of high quality journalism has the right to consume it.” He went on to say that while the Times is “not […]
·cjr.org·
What media companies don’t want you to know about ad blockers
How Sony, Microsoft, and Other Gadget Makers Violate Federal Warranty Law
How Sony, Microsoft, and Other Gadget Makers Violate Federal Warranty Law
Reader citadrianne shares a Motherboard article: There are big "no trespassing" signs affixed to most of our electronics. If you own a gaming console, laptop, or computer, it's likely you've seen one of these warnings in the form of a sticker placed over a screw or a seam: "Warranty void if removed....
·hardware.slashdot.org·
How Sony, Microsoft, and Other Gadget Makers Violate Federal Warranty Law
Stop Using Google Trends
Stop Using Google Trends
Alternatively titled ‘Be aware of context, and maybe start using Google AdWords’ Instead
·medium.com·
Stop Using Google Trends
4 Tips for Journalists to Master Snapchat Stories
4 Tips for Journalists to Master Snapchat Stories
Snapchat is no longer just a private messaging tool for kids. Snapchat is a news platform, and it’s a platform for more than just the 20 media companies with precious spots in Discover, Snapchat’s dedicated professional media channel. Media companies big and small are using the Snapchat Stories feature, which allows you to create longer videos by piecing […]
·twib.in·
4 Tips for Journalists to Master Snapchat Stories
Why the World Is Better Than You Think in 10 Powerful Charts
Why the World Is Better Than You Think in 10 Powerful Charts
When I published Abundance: The Future is Better Than You Think in February 2012, I included about 80 charts in the back of the book showing very strong evidence that the world is getting better. Over the last five years, this trend has continued and accelerated. This blog includes additional “Evidence for Abundance” that you …
·singularityhub.com·
Why the World Is Better Than You Think in 10 Powerful Charts
10 marketing tools
10 marketing tools
Marketing and working with agencies can be hard. These tools will help you streamline your content and marketing efforts. Your agency won't tell you about them but I'm not your agency and I will. H/T BBC show I have forgotten the name of ;)
·www.forbes.com·
10 marketing tools
Instagram marketing webinar
Instagram marketing webinar
Building a brand on Instagram? Want to know how to attract real followers, including buyers, quickly? Foundr went from zero followers to over 500,000, in 12 months. Now, they use Instagram “to crush sales and conversions, drastically increase our online exposure and audience, and scale our business at a rate that’s exceeded the norm and our own expectations.” In this tell-all event, Foundr CEO Nathan Chan breaks down every tactic they used to become an Instagram power player. ===================================================== For more social media tools and tips, get our free ebook The B...
·youtu.be·
Instagram marketing webinar
The Central Park of the web
The Central Park of the web
Evan Williams says that the web is about money now, not creativity. He says this follows the pattern of previous technologies. At first there's a wonderful burst of creativity and then it's locked down by a few big companies. The fun is over. Now it's about money.I guess that's what you see from his perspective. And from Facebook, Apple and Google, and maybe Oracle and Salesforce, and a few others. But there are technologies that went a different way. My favorite example is Manhattan's relationship to Central Park. The apartment buildings around the park are the money, and th...
·scripting.com·
The Central Park of the web
Ultimate Guide to Designing Brand Guidelines
Ultimate Guide to Designing Brand Guidelines
Brand guidelines are very important to the creative process. This post walks you through the process of what and why to include it in your style guide.
·vandelaydesign.com·
Ultimate Guide to Designing Brand Guidelines
How Yahoo derailed Tumblr
How Yahoo derailed Tumblr
Marissa Mayer was running late. This time, it wasn’t for a dinner with skeptical advertisers nor a conference call with her inner circle of Yahoo executives. She was late for a rare meeting with much ...
·mashable.com·
How Yahoo derailed Tumblr
The Services Versus Privacy Question — MacSparky
The Services Versus Privacy Question — MacSparky
For some time now there has been an open question about Apple’s future. Specifically, with Apple’s interest in protecting user privacy, can they compete with companies like Google and its cloud-based user data whiz-bang features made possible by their storage of and access to user data? In other wor
·macsparky.com·
The Services Versus Privacy Question — MacSparky