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Designing for the Next Step There are two things that every designed screen must do well: describe the current step and describe the next step. It’s as simple…and hard…as that. In a recent post (Why you should bury the sign up button) I told the story of a redesign I did in which people just didn’t want to click the “sign up” button on the home page, no matter how beautiful or sexy that sign up button was. What I realized from that project is that there are cases in which no amount of visual design will significantly improve the state of things…instead we need to focus on making people care. Here’s another example.
Free Unlinked Brand Mention Finder Tool A tool to check Google search results for unlinked brand mentions, built into a Google Doc. I’m especially proud of this tool, even though I think it could work a lot better. It looks at the Google search results, 100 at a time, opens each page, extracts all links from each page, and checks each one for a link to the domain in question. Help me make it better! HTTP gets an official status code for legal demands: 451 HTTP status codes are a core part of helping your browser understand what to do with a page. You’re probably familiar with 404 — page not found — but there are a plethora of others, like 302, which help tell your browser a page has moved. The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) has finally created a standard for when a page has been taken down due to legal reasons. The new status code, 451, indicates that a host has received a legal demand to deny access to a resource. This status code was added to help add “transparent operation” to the internet, and responses using error 451 should also include a explanation in the body including details of the legal demand, who made it and what legislation it related to, for example: HTTP/1.1 451 Unavailable For Legal Reasons Link: This request may not be serviced in the Roman Province of Judea due to the Lex Julia Majestatis, which disallows access to resources hosted on servers deemed to be operated by the People’s Front of Judea.
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The 25 Best Email Marketing Apps to Send Drip Campaigns - The Ultimate Guide to Email Marketing Apps Email's crazy. Every new communication app claims to be an "email killer", and yet email outlives each one. Love it or hate it, you still likely check email first thing every morning, and pull your phone out every time it vibrates in your pocket with a new message.
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61 Social Media Metrics, Defined Of all the hundreds of social media acronyms and abbreviations out there, I think “KPI” has confounded me the most. I think it’s because the phrase “key performance indicator” always sounds like something you need to be wearing a suit in front of a Powerpoint presentation in order to say. But when you get down to it, it’s really quite simple. KPI is just a way of saying “This is the stuff that’s important enough to me to focus on and measure.”
39 Blogging Tools to Help You Work Faster & Write Better When you’re finding amazing content to share on social media—the kind of thing that grabs attention and gets people to click, share, and comment—one of the most valuable, most original places to turn is your own blog and the content you personally create. So the questions become: How to create amazing content, how to put together blogposts strategically and efficiently, and how to get your content out to the masses. Writing tips are a good place to start. And to supplement the words you use to build your blogposts, I’ve found a huge number of blogging tools that help with everything from coming up with ideas to spread the content far and wide.