A Wiki of Social Media Monitoring Solutions →
Too many to parse through right now, 5 minutes before closing time, but worth saving for future reference
HOW TO: Implement Google Font API on Your Website →
Given that I never work with CSS (the simultaneous benefit and drawback of only working within a CMS), don’t know that I’ll need this. But keeping it to have on hand just in case
Slacker brings ABC News to Slacker Plus →
Such a great idea. Slacker is giving paid subscribers the ability to insert 5-minute newscasts from ABC into their music channels. So you would get your headlines on the hour or something like that. This came up on my Slacker station the other day, as part of a free trial of the service, and I loved the concept. Very clever. Must remember to look into whether similar music services operate...
10 Free Wireframing Tools for Designers →
Who knew that all those drawings I do on napkins before designing something is actually a necessary part of the process with an actual name? Maybe next time I’ll graduate to one of these instead of using the spare paper towels on my desk
Improving Inline Links
I’m getting more and more skeptical about the value of inline links. Not about link journalism, which I think is the future (context! curation! yes, please!), but about the presentation of those links inline as hyperlinked text. Here’s why: 1) Hyperlinked text often doesn’t tell you exactly what you’re getting when you click on it. Check out this post from Geekologie,...
…My heart’s in Accra » A wider world, a wider web:... →
CURATION!!!! We add value when we find valuable things for our audience they otherwise wouldn’t have seen. Our goal should be to ferret out the gems from across the web
Creative Commons Licensing Now Available for Vimeo... →
Does creative commons mean Vimeo videos are going to be more likely to be distributed and reused? And if so, do we want to be on there as a way to get our content wider visibility through 3rd party use?
Building An Online Community Team: The 5 Roles You... →
Nice breakdown of the roles a community/social media manager needs to fill. Clarifies exactly what I was thinking this morning, which is that I’ve been somewhat remiss in the outreach functions of our social media (what he calls the “friend” and the “recruiter”). Now that I’ve got the editorial/curation bit down pat, it’s time to take a step back and...
BBC - BBC Internet Blog: BBC World Cup 2010... →
The BBC’s use of “dynamic semantic publishing” to populate World Cup pages. I am extremely jealous.
Independence day for newspapers « BuzzMachine →
The company’s 18 dailies published today, July 4, using nothing but free, web-based tools. And they involved their communities in their journalism in new ways. They call this the Ben Franklin Project.