Michelle Coventry

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Is the web dying, killed off by mobile apps? It’s complicated

As more and more apps become multibillion-dollar businesses — from WhatsApp and Instagram to SnapChat and Slack — it’s tempting to see them as …

Adidas and Porsche Cook Up Some Bouncy Futuristic Sneakers

There’s really only one pair of sneakers that will complement your golden miniature-basketball hoop, and that pair of sneakers is the Adidas Porsche …

Marketing Artists vs. Marketing Scientists

The Marketing Artists vs. Marketing Scientists infographic from Pardot highlights the assets of both kinds of marketers in the modern age. But the …

Where Do Designer Dogs Come From?

Where do Cocker Bassets come from? The answer is from a Cocker Spaniel and a Basset Hound! Where Do Designer Dogs Come From? infographic from Time …

2014 Higher Education Technology Landscape

The 2014 Higher Education Technology Landscape infographic from EDUVENTURES is the effort to make sense of the higher education technology landscape …

Hacked Hearing Aids Let You Hear Wi-Fi

Imagine if we could use technology to sense information that, up until now, only computers could interpret. Writer Frank Swain, who has progressive hearing loss, hooked up with artist and programmer Daniel Jones to attempt to transform the invisible data that surrounds us at all times in the form …

Hearing Loss

Nigel Stanford makes sound visible for Cymatics music video

<b>Music:</b> this video by New Zealand musician Nigel Stanford shows a series of experiments that demonstrate how sound waves affect different types of …

The 50 Coolest People In UK Tech

There's a celebrated cluster of technology companies in east London, known as Tech City. It is all centered around the Old Street roundabout, giving name to the government's "Silicon Roundabout" initiative.<p>But the UK's tech industry is not limited to a section of east London. Many of the people on …

10 Tech UberFacts That Will Blow Your Mind

I love random facts, so as you can imagine, I’m a fan of UberFacts. Although there have been times where the veracity of some of the facts were …

Top 10

Supermovies: Calendar of Comic Movies

Supermovies is a calendar infographic created by graphic artist Dylan Todd (in collaboration with Comics Alliance).<p><i>ComicsAlliance’s own graphics</i> …

Oculus CEO Says Consumer Rift VR Headset Is Close

Oculus VR CEO, Brendan Iribe, told the audience at Web Summit 2014 in Dublin, that a consumer-version of the company’s Rift VR headset is “close”. While he understandably declined to offer a timetable for launch, he says the latest version of the headset, Crescent Bay, is “largely finalized for a …

Best iPhone & iPad Apps From October 2014

From slick expenses-trackers to video-centric coding tutorials, we covered a lot of ground with new iOS apps in October.<p>Here, we sift through the rubble to present you with our selection of the best App Store newcomers from the past month.<p>Flickr<p>It was a long time coming, but Flickr finally landed …

Startup Accelerator Ranking: The Top 30

Startup accelerators have been around for almost 10 years now, and the landscape is starting to change. We’re seeing more and more international …

Startups

Fear Doesn't Have to Paralyze You

<i>Jason SurfrApp is the founder of IWearYourShirt and author of Creativity For Sale. Want to read more of his writing? Go to MoreJason.com.</i><p>If there’s one thing I’ve learned about myself over the years, it’s that I’m not afraid to put myself and my ideas out there. For some of you reading this, you’re …

Joel Trammell of Khorus: How to Get from Founder to CEO [VIDEO]

<i>On Thursday, November 6, Tech Cocktail is hosting its Chicago Mixer & Cars.com Speaker Series, featuring Spark‘s Scott Hess and Khorus‘s Joel</i> …

Startups

5 Ways to Make Your Brand Thrive in the Sharing Economy

Success in this climate requires listening to your customers, establishing their trust, and changing your relationship with them in fundamental ways.<p>Top-down business is dead. People are now bypassing established brands entirely to get what they need from each other. Welcome to the sharing economy, …

Customer Experience

How to Perform an A/B Test on Headlines, Tweets, Traffic, and More

Testing and experimentation are at the core of our company, both the business and the culture. We document a lot of our experimentation—on Buffer …

Social Media

The Year Ahead: 5 Social Media Trends Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The social media landscape is evolving rapidly, and therefore, your social media marketing strategy cannot remain static. Instead, it’s important to reevaluate business goals, social media campaigns, platform results and revise …

Social Media

StartUps: Your Focus Should Be On Design

The Why, The When, The How<p>Let’s start by saying that over 50 conferences and events will take place in the UI and UX design world: Russia, the United …

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 …

Social Media

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 …

A Beginner's Social Media Guide for Small Businesses

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 used social …

Social Media

How Ditching Traditional Link Building Got Us More Traffic

Leave a comment<p>Shared by<p>ER<p>Endre Rex-Kiss<p>semrush.com<p>12 12 0 SHARE<p>April 07, 2014<p>1.5K #inboundmarketing<p>Gael Breton shares his team's step-by-step …

The Great Debate: Usability vs Delight

It all started innocently enough.<p>We were in our weekly meeting late last month, when I sensibly suggested that Matt and Luke might like to fight to …

Top 10 email marketing solutions

Email marketing isn’t just for business with thousands of monthly visitors and customers, it’s for anyone who’s looking to get serious about growing …