OK, as a number of the projects we have been working on here are ‘hush hush’ we can’t share them with you yet. So instead I thought I would share our ‘top ten’ digital trends of 2013. Hopefully in the New Year we will be able to share some of the things we have been working on, a lot of which are based on what we see as the future of digital.
Does design actually matter for online sales?
I recently bought myself an Amazon Kindle. Now originally I wanted to write a blog on how annoying it was that you can’t buy an Kindle Fire in Australia (yes I know you can get it shipped here using one of those re-direct services and hack it, but it loses most of the functionality I wanted: Netflix, HBO, Google Play, Amazon Prime).
Magazines online, the future, the tablet market
Magazine publishers. The hype, the iPad, the excitement. Was this the device their savior into the online publishing realm? Excitement was in the air, Time Magazine and a lot of the bigger publishers spent big to getting their monthly consumer publications converted into an App, to enter the Apple App store.
The shift toward responsive web design
The shift towards adaptive and responsive web design displays is becoming more widespread across the internet, but the majority of websites still only use the centre column of the screen real estate, leaving a blank white space either side of the content area wasting valuable space on the first page. Having more space on the first page enables you to present the user as much key information as possible, without overloading. In this article you will find a few examples of the challenges of using the full screen, and free tools and techniques out there to help you achieve responsive Read more…
Use Pinterest to promote your interest
Do you want to promote your brand? It’s well worth thinking about the possibilities of the phenomenon that’s taking the online space by storm – Pinterest. A social photo sharing website where users create and manage theme-based image compilations, Pinterest’s popularity is rapidly growing; it’s just been recorded that ‘Pinterest Drives More Traffic to Blogs Than Twitter‘ (according to third-party measurement data). In February, the company that provided data found that a little less than half (48.81%) of all traffic came from Google, followed by Facebook (6.38%), Yahoo (1.61%), StumbleUpon (1.29%) and Bing (1.21%). Pinterest came in sixth at 1.05%, beating Read more…