How often are websites designed using “best practices” or by trusting the experience of a seasoned expert? The answer is, “all too frequently.” […]
My “picks” went on vacation over the holidays, and then got off to a slow start in the new year. So, this edition is a big catch-up on my own content from here, Forbes, and my podcasts at RogerDooley.com, along with a few tasty morsels from around the web. […]
We think of print as primarily a visual medium and a challenge to use for sensory marketing. You generally can’t smell it, taste it, or hear it. But touch can come into play in many kinds of print media. Hence, you sometimes see the use of heavy or textured paper, varnished covers, raised ink, and other features that go beyond the merely visual. […]
A new study shows that the content of a headline changes what readers remember and even how they think. The challenge is to write headlines that serve multiple important purposes.
Do you need a blueprint for driving mega-traffic to your niche site? Real-world examples of effective use of social proof? How about a product/pricing strategy that seems illogical but drives sales? That, and lots more, is in this week's picks post.
Here’s your reading list, not to mention a few options for listening and viewing! […]
We’ve got a double dose of great content for you this week. We didn’t publish a roundup “picks” post last week due to the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday. Here’s what you don’t want to miss: […]
Earlier this week, CNBC’s Closing Bell invited me on for a quick segment about shopper fatigue. The hosts, Bill Griffeth and Sara Eisen, focused on consumers’ overloaded inboxes and the interplay between online commerce and brick and mortar stores. […]