An excellent way to start designing HTML emails – 20 Email Design Best Practices and Resources for Beginners. Read them through, make some decisions, and start making a newsletter.
If you’ve ever tried to insert a chart in Excel, you will have noticed all the options for charting data. This simple diagram shows when you should choose a particular type of graph.
Lately I’ve had the chance to meet a lot of people for the first time, and this list of eight tips to know if you’re being boring rings true. Thanks to everyone who has put up with me being boring in the past – I’m trying to improve!
Looking for a way to help a group of strangers start up a conversation: how about wearing a badge that has the answer to a non-personal question on it: for example, What’s your favorite design related word?
If you’re thinking about doing some podcasting, you might like to learn about audio quality and the process of recording. I had never given it a lot of thought until hearing the recent BoagWorld podcast 189 (scroll down near the end to find the notes on podcasting). After recording almost 200 podcasts, their equipment is […]
Has tweeting at conferences had its day? If you’ve been following conference hashtags on twitter lately, you might have noticed that the tweetstream can end up being multiple people tweeting the same quotable quotes. The more twitter users at the conference, the more pronounced this is. The article above recommends writing short blog posts about […]
I’ve been in a few meetings that we knew at the outset would last more than a couple of hours, which would begin with an announcement: “no mobile devices or laptops”. For me, this was frustrating: often in such meetings, questions are raised that could easily be resolved with a quick internet search, and to […]
Another list of tips: How To Give A More Exciting Presentation
Love or hate him, Michael Arrington from TechCrunch is a person in an excellent situation to give advice on how to meet people at conferences, getting the kinds of interactions you want while avoiding getting the other person offside. Some good points here.
This one is a couple of weeks old. The Hierarchy Of Digital Distractions indicates which of two electronic distractions you’re more likely to attend to, and in a visually beautiful way.