All right, maybe it’s not science exactly – though an official lab and the scientific method are involved. Apparently, the super smart Google Labs team offers a bevy of semi-secret experimental Gmail enhancements that can make emailing more convenient, efficient, accurate, and/or entertaining.
Notes and news, insights and inspiration from the autonomous collective mind of GS.
If you manage any Facebook fan pages, you may have seen a notification like this one on your iPhone recently:
My very first blog post, I suppose it’s appropriate that it marks a significant point in my career. For the past six months or so I’ve had the pleasure of working on a project that has been truly fulfilling. I’m pretty passionate about my projects in general. I consider myself a “dedicated” project manager – but this, this project was different. I felt like I was doing something for the greater good. And I know that my fellow GS team members felt the same way.
Do you want to know how many site visitors you get from your Facebook posts, QR codes, or email newsletters?
Yes? That’s what I thought! The solution is simple: encode your URLs with Google Analytics tags.
Over the course of a year, GS has created several types of Dealer Locators for different clients across many industries. Dealer Locators have evolved rapidly in that time period, with many factors playing a role. One driver that I like to attribute to this evolution is the simplicity of increasing sales, and one way to increase sales is to get the right information to the customer at the right time. To do that properly, the information needs to be usable and readable and device-agnostic.
FED Stuff is a collection of the little CSS and Front-End Developer tricks that I’ve learned each month. There is a lot to learn. Some may be new to you. Some may be what you assumed is common knowledge. But we can't know for sure unless we share. This is my attempt to share them. Little tricks add up to big things.
Please tell me I am not the last person online to discover Press This: a simple yet ingenious bookmarklet that lets you clip bits of text, image, and video goodness from the interwebz and drop them directly into a WordPress post, via your browser. It's easy to see how this mini app would make it easier than ever to keep track of inspiring materials from across the web that you can either post immediately or save within your WordPress dashboard to flesh out at a later date. Do you use it?