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Why learning to code can help you land any job

Plus, get more Skillcrush news and updates to your inbox! Learning to code has lots of benefits. Aside from the obvious (like being able to build websites and web applications), coding skills can make you stand out when it comes to looking for career opportunities. 12 Best Free Online Resources for Learning SEO. It’s easy to forget sometimes, when you hang around the cool SEO blogs, that there are those of us who are just starting out – learning for the first time the ways your website code and inbound links effect the likelihood that your pages will rank.

12 Best Free Online Resources for Learning SEO

Like most of us, I stumbled into SEO. 14 Must-Have Metrics for Digital Marketing. I ran across this list of the 14 must-have metrics for digital marketing in researching a recent post, so I thought I’d share it with you.

14 Must-Have Metrics for Digital Marketing

The infographic from Digital Marketing Philippines breaks down metrics into traffic building metrics, conversion metrics, and revenue metrics. Today, we’ll only have time to get through traffic building metrics. Let’s dive right in. 14 must-have metrics Traffic generation For most online businesses, getting folks to your site is the first step in conversion. Recommended for YouWebcast: Why Sales Enablement Should Be a Priority for You: Increase Sales Quota Attainment by 50% Hence, you want to understand how folks find your website and how effective you are at driving folks to the website.

Must-have metrics #1: Page views and unique visitors. Samsung Case Part 2: Innovation Process. 14 traits every successful social media manager should have. The days of getting by with simple knowledge of how to schedule tweets in advance or research hash tags are long over.

14 traits every successful social media manager should have

Ad of the Day: Facebook Just Made Some of the Truest Ads Ever About Friendship. How to Kill Creativity. When I consider all the organizations I have studied and worked with over the past 22 years, there can be no doubt: creativity gets killed much more often than it gets supported.

How to Kill Creativity

For the most part, this isn’t because managers have a vendetta against creativity. On the contrary, most believe in the value of new and useful ideas. Ten Steps to Successful Negotiations for Creatives. Step 1: Create a Virtuous Cycle By definition, a Virtuous Cycle is a series of events that result in a favorable outcome, time and again.

Ten Steps to Successful Negotiations for Creatives

For creative professionals it means using your work, and the insights gained from to attract the attention of future clients. Want a Fresh Start in Berlin? Change Your Name to Klaus-Heidi. 40 Impossibly Creative Advertisements. Brilliant Award-Winning Romanian Tourism Campaign. Ryanair CaseStudy - CLIO Awards Gold 2013. Man ‘Rebrands’ Abercrombie & Fitch, Gives Its Clothes To The Homeless. Can A Brand Be Built Without A Large Budget? Channel 4: 'Build interactivity into ads from the start' Channel 4’s sales director Jonathan Allan has urged brands and agencies to think about building interactivity into their ads at the beginning of the creative process.

Channel 4: 'Build interactivity into ads from the start'

Channel 4’s ad director says advertisers should ‘build interactivity into ads from the start’. Speaking at The Guardian’s Changing Media Summit in London today (21 March), Allan admitted the interactive elements, such as links and options to alter the creative, overlayed on ad campaigns across its digital portfolio - the majority of which appear on 4oD - can on occasion appear a little “clunky” at present. Sea (advertisement) Production of the sixty second commercial, developed by JWT, took place over seven months.[3] The filming of the commercial took place over a period of several weeks in February 2007, primarily in the Coromandel Peninsula of New Zealand, with additional filming at the white cliffs of Dover and Auckland harbour.

Sea (advertisement)

The director chosen to oversee the piece was Daniel Kleinman, known for his previous work on James Bond title sequences and adverts for Levi's and Durex. The sequence begins with a shot of a crewman on a fishing trawler discarding a beverage can overboard, only to have the sea throw it back on board. The piece was first aired in selected cinemas prior to screenings of The Bourne Ultimatum from 17 August 2007. This was followed three days later by appearances on national British television. An extended version of Peter Raeburns's soundtrack to the ad, named 'Celebrare', was commercially released on July 14 2008, accompanied by remixes by UK DJs Layo and Bushwacka!. Brands warned over 'Orwellian' data collection. Advertising industry stalwarts including Sir John Hegarty, founder of BBH, have warned brands of a potential consumer backlash over the increasing reliance on collecting and using data in marketing.

Brands warned over 'Orwellian' data collection

Panelists debate dangers of too much data. Speaking at the Advertising Week Europe conference in London today (19 March) alongside Bob Greenberg, founder of US agency RGA which works with Nike on personal data tool Fuelband, Hegarty warned brands such as Nike who are collecting a vast amount of personal behaviour data on consumers to “be careful” of relying on data. He said the way some brands collect consumer behaviour data is “Orwellian” and objectionable. How Oreo Won the Marketing Super Bowl With a Timely Blackout Ad on Twitter. This image — attached to a tweet from the Oreo Twitter account — became massively popular on social media during Super Bowl XLVII’s now infamous blackout.

How Oreo Won the Marketing Super Bowl With a Timely Blackout Ad on Twitter

Now that watching sports is a two-screen – if not three-screen – experience, advertisers have to do more than just run commercials to get fans’ attention. They have to stay on their toes on Twitter, Facebook, and other social media channels to stay relevant – and during Sunday night’s Super Bowl, no brand pulled off more fancy footwork than Oreo. During the third quarter of Super Bowl XLVII when a power outage at the Superdome caused some of the lights to go out for 34 minutes, the sandwich cookie’s social media team jumped on the cultural moment, tweeting an ad that read “Power Out? No problem” with a starkly-lit image of a solitary Oreo and the caption, “You can still dunk in the dark.”

How to write creative applications for marketing or advertising graduate jobs. ‘Creative applications’ are a way of showing off your skills to potential employers and hopefully making them take a longer look at your application. Creative applications often receive a lot of attention in the press. For example there’s the job seeker who put a business card-sized CV under the wipers of every Aston Martin and Jaguar in The City. There have been countless video applications, and now interactive videos are cropping up too. Large Website Backgrounds Do’s and Don’ts. Large backgrounds make a very impressive visual impact on websites. A web designer has the possibility to play with different design variables that are usually used by photographers, such as depth of field or focus.

The background does not have to be just photos, but also any other large illustration or even video. In this article you will learn about the different large background styles and how to use them. You will also find out about the impact that large backgrounds has on bandwidth and site performance in general. Finally you will learn how to properly implement large backgrounds.

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