12 wonderful examples of immersive online storytelling In the late 1990s the Philadelphia Inquirer published a series on “the dramatic raid of Mogadishu”. It evolved into a book and a movie called, as you may have already guessed, ‘Black Hawk Down’. The initial extended feature first made its debut in print, and was then pushed onto the website, where video, audio, maps, photos and related links helped bring the story to life. The site, which is still available online, looks like this:
Best SEO Tools - 2015 Edition LIKE THIS POST? Please like it here: The votes have been counted, the decisions are in:Over 1,200 votes were cast, they’ve been counted & checked…I now have the pleasure to announce the results of probably the biggest SEO tool survey of 2015! Back in 2014 I asked a question on twitter: “which are your top 3 favourite SEO tools?”. Last year ScreamingFrog won a hard fought battle to be #1… This year, we’ve gone one better though by asking you more details about your life in SEO, how you spend your time & money, and which tools are your favorites in 2015:
How to Measure Social ROI on Facebook Ads Are you running Facebook ad campaigns to increase engagement? Wondering how to measure the short and long term impact? When you spend money on an ad campaign with the goal of increasing long term engagement with your audience rather than immediate sales, the results can be difficult to quantify. PageCloud Wants To Simplify Website Creation PageCloud launched at Disrupt NY 2015 today to allow users to drag-and-drop photos, video, text or other elements onto a web page in order to create the look they want on a website. Much like other simplified web content management systems, such as Wix or Squarespace, PageCloud offers several pre-built templates, fonts and other elements to choose from. But it branches off from these other tools from there with the ability to take any element on the page and drop it into another location.
Companies in Social Media Analysis A global reference to the hundreds of companies that offer products and services for listening to what people are saying in social media Navigating the directory The search box (above and at the top right of every entry) is your friend; the directory contains 508 listings. If you prefer to browse the company listings, visit the complete list. Tip: Search operates on the full text of company listings. In addition to company name, you might try searching for a country, an industry specialty, or another keyword.
Website Receives RTDNA’s 2013 Edward R. Murrow Award We are honored to announce that MediaStorm has been recognized by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) as a winner of a 2013 National Edward R. Murrow Award in the category of Website by a National Online News Organization. RTDNA is the world’s largest professional organization devoted exclusively to electronic journalism, representing local and network journalists in broadcasting, cable and digital media in more than 30 countries. The Edward R.
My 15 Favorite Free SEO Tools (2015) By Reid Bandremer / June 8, 2015 Search Engine Optimization I never get tired of saying it – I love me a good free tool. This article is dedicated to the best – those free SEO tools that I use frequently and give me that warm, fuzzy feeling. It’s nice to have a huge arsenal, but it can be more powerful to wield a few powerful weapons expertly, so I’ve included some links and tips on how to make these tools work harder for you.
How to Rock Your First Twitter Chat I’ve seen Twitter chats around for awhile and have participated in a couple of them, but it wasn’t until recently that I really saw the value in them. And that’s because I previously wasn’t taking full advantage of all that a Twitter chat has to offer. I was still playing introvert and you can’t do that in a Twitter chat. 5 things you might like about NewsPad (which made us write this headline this way) If WordPress, Google Docs, BuzzFeed, ScribbleLive, and Storify had a baby, it (a) still wouldn’t have gotten as much attention as the Royal Baby, but (b) might look something like NewsPad, a new collaborative blogging tool. NewsPad is a project of Nate Matias, whose work at the MIT Media Lab we’ve written about before, and Andrés Monroy-Hernandez of Microsoft Research. The goal is to make it easy for a group of people to work together to tell one story — whether that’s a local protest or a future-of-news conference. It works like this: The NewsPad interface starts with structure. Its editing structure assumes a sort of BuzzFeed-y subhead/media/text rhythm and keeps those chunks of content discrete within each story. Create a story and multiple people can edit it at the same time, changing text but also embedding photos and tweets.
22 social media management tools - a wiki in development Social media management tools can help businesses listen to, manage, measure and respond to conversations about their brand on the social web. With more and more social media management tools springing up on the market, it’s hard to keep track of what’s out there. So we’ve come up with a list… Crossmedia Cross Media (also known as cross-media, cross-media entertainment, cross-media communication, transmedia) is a media property, service, story or experience distributed across media platforms using a variety of media forms. It refers to the journey or linkages across devices and through forms and is most evident in branded entertainment, advertising, games and quest based forms such as Alternate Reality Games where there are a range of dependencies between the media placed across devices and fragments there-of. There are potentially four main categories or levels of cross-media: Interaction
The Best SEO Tools – 2015 Edition In the blink of an eye, new tools come and go. There are a million out there, and most new and experienced SEOs are always asking - what are the best tools out there? Which tools are definite "must haves" and which should I shelve?