John Sutton

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<i>Just My Type</i> is a book of stories about fonts. It examines how Helvetica and Comic Sans took over the world. It explains why we are still influenced by type choices made more than 500 years ago, and why the T in the Beatles logo is longer than the other letters. It profiles the great originators of type, from Baskerville to Zapf, as well as people like Neville Brody who threw out the rulebook. The book is about that pivotal moment when fonts left the world of Letraset and were loaded onto …

Tutorial: How to Create Double-Exposures in Photoshop

While double-exposure photography all started in-camera – most likely by accident – it’s since become an actual style and genre of photography all …

The Pile of Index Cards System Efficiently Organizes Tasks and Notes

For many of us, pen and paper are our preferred tools to capture our thoughts, set goals, and remember things. If that describes you, you'll probably …

Productivity

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

How to Build an Email List That Converts

If you don’t have an email list, you are missing out.<p>Not having a list is one of the biggest mistakes someone can do about their online business. An …

Top Mistakes When Redesigning a Website

In the past year, over 68% of marketers redesigned their website, and about a third of those marketers weren’t happy with the results.<p>It’s no …

The Seduction of the Superficial in Digital Product Design

Digital product design discourse over the last few years has become literally superficial. Much (most?) of the attention has been on issues like …

16 Resources to Generate Leads With Social Media

Shares 7K<p>Do you want to get more business through social media?<p>Are you looking for new ways to generate leads?<p>As marketers and business owners, …

Marketing

50 Tweetable Twitter Tips You Wish You Knew Years Ago

Want to get more followers and increase engagement on Twitter? Or do you just want to make sure people don't think you're a space case on Twitter?

A Beginner's Social Media Guide for Small Businesses

Shares 11K<p>Are you ready to connect with a wider audience?<p>Want to know the best ways to leverage social media for your small business?<p>If you haven’t …

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4 Must-Have Digital Marketing Core Competencies

Marketing is undergoing a dramatic transformation. According to enterprise technology analyst and best-selling author Paul Greenberg, popularly known as "the Godfather of CRM," the battle for customers has gone from competing against other competitors to competing for customer's attention. …

The Incredibly Obvious Origin of Big Ideas | Inc.com

Here's a humbling thought: at any given point during the innovation process, you're restricted by the thousands of ideas from other innovators. How?<p>"There is no way, however smart you are, however many eureka moments you have, to invent a microwave oven in 1650,"Steven Johnson, author of <i>Where Good</i> …

Social, SEO, Email Or PPC - Which Marketing Channel Gets the Most Visitors - infograhic

There are dozens of ways to grow your audience and make money online, but how do the marketing channels stack up? The folks at conductor took a look …

The Complete Guide to Growing Your Organic Facebook Reach

Nowadays, when I endeavor to check my Facebook statistics, I do so with the window open, birds singing, a pint of ice cream at my desk, and party …

8 Must Have Free Fonts for your Designs

Need some fresh fonts for your new projects? We got your back. We are always searching for good resources for our readers, and fonts are our top …

8 Winning Headline Strategies and the Psychology Behind Them

I found plenty of data about what words are used in the most shared headlines and social media posts, how long headlines should be and more.<p>What was …

Barack Obama

How I Work: Jimmy Soni, Managing Editor of the Huffington Post

The Huffington Post is, of course, one of the landmark blogs of the internet, and has grown into a diverse outlet that covers everything from …

Productivity

9 Things People Just Don't Get About Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

Entrepreneurship is <i>hard</i>, both physically and emotionally. Doubt, anxiety, despair--along the way, every entrepreneur struggles with those feelings.<p>So why are entrepreneurs willing to face the vulnerability, the emotional ups and downs, and the risk of public and private failure?<p>Easy. They have no …

Entrepreneurship

A Yelp For Medicine, So Doctors Can Rate Whether Treatments Work

Medical professionals can’t possibly keep up with every new treatment for every disease. Now they can easily gain access to the collective wisdom of their profession.<p>A good doctor keeps up with the latest research and listens closely to patients. But even the best doctor can’t possibly know every …

Medicine

Netflix’s Major HR Innovation: Treating Humans Like People

What if instead of bureaucracy, a booming company relied on common sense?<p><i>Editor’s Note: This story contains one of our Best Business Lessons of 2014. Check out the full list here.</i><p>Back in 1997, before it was streaming a billion hours of Internet television a month, Netflix was a startup. They had a …

The Best Apps for Any Kind of Writing

Writing is a very personal practice, and as a result you have a million writing-focused apps to choose from. From distraction-free apps that take up …

Apps

How You Can Afford To Travel The World

After traveling to over 40 countries and learning valuable ways to travel hack, I have learned one important rule: you do not need a lot of money (or …

The Secret to Creativity, Intelligence, and Scientific Thinking: Being Able to Make Connections

When we shared this image from the @buffer Twitter account a while back, it got me thinking. <b>The Tweet resulted in over 1,000 retweets</b>, which seems …

Creativity

Content Marketing for SEO Tutorial: How to Generate 400,000 Targeted Visitors

Last updated on July 17, 2017<p><b>A few weeks ago I bookmarked the article</b> <b>21 things related to SEO</b> <b>and was blown away by how much I learned. So I tracked</b> …

How to Not Go Broke on Your Million Dollar Idea

Before you bet the bank on your next million dollar idea, you should do a reality check to see if the idea is worth it. <b>People often fall in love with</b> …

The Greatest Books of All Time, As Voted by 125 Famous Authors

“Reading is the nourishment that lets you do interesting work,” Jennifer Egan once said. This intersection of reading and writing is both a necessary bi-directional life skill for us mere mortals and a secret of iconic writers’ success, as bespoken by their personal libraries. <b>The Top Ten: Writers</b> …

Responsive Web Design in 2014: Stats and Trends

How widespread are today's responsive designs among the world's most visited websites? What are the most common site widths and font sizes? In …

Web Design

David Foster Wallace: Five Common Word Usage Mistakes

I'm a big David Foster Wallace fan. His 2005 commencement speech will go down as one of the best ever.<p>If you’re aware enough to give yourself a …

Why great brands zig when others zag

<i>Reprinted by permission from the publisher, Jossey-Bass, a Wiley brand, from</i> What Great Brands Do <i>by Denise Lee Yohn. Copyright (c) 2014 by Denise Lee Yohn.</i><p>"Customer service" has become such a business-world mantra that the idea of customer-centricity can be easily misunderstood. A brand can incur …