Martin Smith

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The 10 best music streaming apps of 2017

I’m a radio geek, and (disclosure) I was on the air as a disc jockey in Boston for many years. As a music junkie, National Radio Day is one of my …

Minnesota Public Radio

Review: Sbode Wireless Bluetooth Headphones | Poc Network // Tech

Sit back and relax as you work your way through another analysis of one of the many options in the headphone market, the <b>Sbode Wireless Bluetooth</b> …

Pre Crafted Designer Homes Make Living In Works Of Art A Reality

Robbie Antonio, founder and CEO of Revolution Precrafted, speaks the language of art and design. As a real estate mogul, he has spearheaded projects all over the country in collaboration with design greats like Philippe Starck, Versace, Missoni and Armani, just to name a few.<p>His home, which also …

Design

This Week in Content Marketing: Facebook, Google, Netflix, and Disney Begin War Over Content

<i>PNR: This Old Marketing with Joe Pulizzi and Robert Rose can be found on both iTunes and Stitcher. If you enjoy our show, we would love it if you</i> …

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Behance

Web Development Reading List: Announcing Changes, A Design Kit, DNA Malware, And Why Meaning Is An Advantage

<i>You might have noticed it already: in the past few weeks you might have missed Anselm's Web Development Reading List issues here on SmashingMag. No</i> …

Web Design

The Story Of Inc Narrative Artbook

<b>The Book</b><p>"The Story Of Inc" is a scifi story that centers around a man and his robot trying to survive on an almost waterless desert planet. Their …

Unstable Unicorns

<b>NEW:</b> We've added a few expansions that are available in new tiers!<p>Build a Unicorn Army. Betray your friends. Unicorns are your friends now.<p>Unstable …

The Big Money—and Big Trouble—in the Eclipse Economy

Thanks to two measly minutes on August 21, the Salem-Keizer area of Oregon is about to become a tourist trap for the first time. Thousands, maybe …

Airpod Alternatives: What Are The Best Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds?

Apple’s AirPods and Google's Pixel Buds offer true wireless audio, with two disconnected earbuds that slip into your ears and stream music from your …

Headphones

Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice Review -- A Hell Like No Other

You are stranded in darkness. The light that you believed would guide you has gone out and you have nothing to trust but yourself… except you don’t …

Audeze iSine 10 Review: You’ve never heard in-ears like this before

<b>Planar magnetic driver technology on in-ears seems like a concept too audacious, but Audeze has made it a reality with the iSine series. The more</b> …

Which? tests B&O Beoplay E4 headphones – is it ever worth spending over £200?

<b>Recent Which? headphone testing has featured several models costing upwards of £200. The B&O Beoplay E4 headphones are the latest pair to fall into</b> …

ScentTrail Art

10 Free Must-Have Web Design Plugins For Adobe Photoshop

Adobe is the world leader in design software. They offer everything from vector design to print work and with their release of Adobe XD, they now …

Web Design

Must-Have Chrome Extensions That Will Make Life Much Easier For Designers

Image via WhatFont<p><b>Need to free up</b> some space on your computer? Well, guess what—your design capabilities need not be compromised just because your …

20 Free Magazine Mockups and Templates

Have you just completed your project and you want to showcase it to your client in a professional manner? Here you have 20 free magazine mockups and …

Graphics

Pots

Our 2017 solar eclipse poster

Print, Share and Enjoy These 3 Free Solar Eclipse 2017 Posters

A series of three free posters from Space.com are yours to download, to use in preparation for the upcoming "Great American Eclipse."<p>The Aug. 21 …

Astronomy

Poetry as a visual art – on designing a new identity for the Poetry Foundation

New-look edition of Poetry magazine, July/August 2017. Business cards shown top of postSince its founding in 2003, the Poetry Foundation in Chicago …

Graphic Design

Facebook

I recently spent a weekend at the <b>Hyatt Union Square</b> in New York City. For those who aren’t familiar with Manhattan, this location is very close to …

Frequent-flyer Programs

Marketing to the middle of funnel is where the magic really happens

There are few markets where a person converts instantly, with no prior knowledge or opinion on the product/service. As a result, the marketing funnel …

Digital Marketing

Why Authority & Content Are Sustainable Competitive Advantage Builders – HW #93

If you want to gain a sustainable competitive advantage in your marketplace, you’ve got to build authority and back it up with trustworthy yet …

SEO

Important (But Misunderstood) Google Analytics Metrics - Part Two: Pages Per Session and Average Session Duration

Check out the second part of our guide to help you understand some important, but often misunderstood, metrics in Google Analytics.

Analytics

Why It’s Time to Move Beyond the Traditional Marketing Funnel – Here’s Why #123

A Moz Top 10 PostIt turns out that the traditional marketing and sales funnel is no longer a complete picture of how people decide what to buy and …

Marketing

Blue raises the bar for wireless audio with its Satellite headphones

After making its name building microphones for both amateurs and professionals, Blue made the leap to headphones back in 2014. Its first model, the Mo-Fi, featured a built-in amplifier and the company followed up with three others, including a planar magnetic set that also has an onboard amp. All …

Headphones

Sony CDP-X555ES CD player

I'll give the Giant Japanese Conglomerates one thing: they build their CD players like Humvees. The Sony CDP-X555ES ($900) exudes pride in ownership; …

Audiophile

Top 10 Sites for Designers: August 2017 Edition

<i>Call for entries: The International Design Awards early-bird deadline is August 14!</i>Welcome to the latest edition of the Top 10 Websites for …

Graphic Design