“Side doors” are the new darlings of the digital space, but sites that neglect their homepage do themselves and their audiences a disservice.
A short and sweet read about reunited siblings. Happy holidays!
Mobile first does not mean mobile only. Don’t bite the fusty hand that feeds you.
Our friends at Pain Points have sound advice for organizations that want to innovate.
The other day a former colleague sought my counsel on a social media issue: Using IFTTT.com to make Instagram photos show up on Twitter as an image rather than a link to Instagram. Honestly I hadn’t thought about IFTTT (If This Then That) for a long time, and I was grateful for the reminder. For[…]
Do you think average readers realize how quickly and easily their names can spread across the digital landscape just by commenting on a news item?
Whoever thought to write this New York Times tweet in all caps deserves a bonus: SOME CONTRACTORS IN NEW YORK CITY ARE EXPERIMENTING WITH NEW, QUIETER ELECTRIC JACKHAMMERS http://t.co/DWrALoEKO8 — The New York Times (@nytimes) December 20, 2014 Wit: Maybe not a lost art after all.
This morning I received a cheerful email invitation to “meet LinkedIn Job Search: a smart app that simplifies your job hunt.” If you’re as mildly intrigued as I was, read on. According to LinkedIn, with the new app, “opportunity doesn’t just knock. It also sends notifications.” Clever enough tagline, but job-search alerts are nothing new. Indeed[…]
Google Plus For Journalists A Newspaper SEO’s Mandate (And Challenge) One of my main objectives for the current quarter is to get every author on staff at my publication signed up for Google+ and Google Authorship. The reasons for doing so are well-documented, but it’s still a challenge convincing people it’s worth their while to[…]
Samantha Shaddock is a passionate journalist and digital strategist living in Texas by way of Oklahoma and New York. Past haunts: The Dallas Morning News, TheStreet.com, Yahoo Finance, D Magazine and Forbes.