As the year draws to a close, we shine a spotlight on those who make the time we spend online more elegant, more fun and more productive through websites that set new standards for creativity and innovation.
Just as good lighting makes the difference between “normal guy” and “successful guy”, GE proves that creative thinking makes the difference between an ad campaign that’s easily ignored and forgotten and one that’s wildly successful.
Google’s latest announcement means that if you want to compete successfully for mobile search traffic, your site must cater to the needs of mobile users.
Many of Google’s Captchas will be reduced to nothing more than a single checkbox next to the statement “I’m not a robot,” as Google says it can tell the difference between a person or an automated program simply by tracking how he or she (or it) moves a mouse in the moments before that single click.
For years, Amazon naysayers have warned that the e-commerce giant’s ambition would drive it to compete ever more directly with the merchants who sell goods on Amazon’s popular online marketplace. Now that the company has launched its own line of diapers and baby wipes, these fears are being heightened, as the move is seen as a shot across the bow at the big diaper brands, Huggies and Pampers, that sell their products on Amazon.
There’s no doubt that when it comes to the holiday season, features in gift guides could make you a tidy fortune for your business (not to mention a bit of fame). From Ellen’s 12 Days of Giveaways to being featured in your local newspaper, here’s five tried-and-true tips to help you get in on the action.