Web Update 12/15/2010

Fred Showker's Web Update for December 15, 2010 ... news, views, reviews, and observations about the internet, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIN, social networking, SEO, search engines, and all things connected. December 15, 2010

Web Update 12/06/2010

Tracking down illusive trends on the web can be a full-time task. Once in a while though, I run across interesting content articles that I think you would like to see. Views for the end of November December 6, 2010

Web UPdate 1010-28

Here we go again, more and more subtle movers and shakers in the web field: * Online Privacy: Why Marketers and Consumers Need Common Ground * Hot or Not: E-mail * Marketing vs. Social-Media Marketing * What Online Content Will People Pay For? * Search and Social: Are You Missing Out? * New Trends in Online Ad Formats * Has Social Media Really Killed PR Agencies? * It's a Good Thing We Can Ban People -- and more! October 28, 2010

Web UPdate 1010-08

THis web update : Meet the New Twitter? A Better Twitter * The 2010 McFarlane Prize * Google Instant - 10 Things Marketing Teams Need to Know * Google to Take On Facebook With New Social Features * Title Wars: Attention Grabbing vs. Optimization * Is it worth it to hire one SEO guy? ... and more. It's all going on ... October 8, 2010

Web Trends: Links, SEO, B2B and more

This time we're surfing to find out some important essentials in today's web design. Do links add value that print can't match? Can you make your news releases boost SEO? Does open-source social publishing open doors for marketers? We'll also look at 3 new features every PPC manager should try now ; and 11 simple ways B2B companies can be more social today. Have fun, and don't forget to send in your discoveries ... September 20, 2010

Web Trends : Social Media, SEO, etc

In this edition of Web Trends Brennon Slattery writes about how social media changes old web habits and Laurie Sullivan asks what will vicarious facebook check-ins get advertisers? We also see how much of our time is spent in social media -- Are all results on search engines equal? Is the Web really dead? ... and several others. Don't forget to send in your discoveries! September 10, 2010

Web trends movers and shakers

Tracking the illusive web trend leads us down assorted paths in this issue ... Why a Lack of Web ad Standards Hurts Us Online? Why No One is Linking to You ... and at last, Yahoo Publishes a Web content style guide July 30, 2010

Social Media tracks

This media track covers some interesting news, both new and from several months ago that all graphic designers and online designers should be aware of -- including:
• 13 essential social media lessons • Measuring Social Media • Social media rules of engagement • What social media will look like in 2012 • Senator: Questions Facebook on Privacy • Eight steps for creating your social media policy July 9, 2010

Web Design and Review

The Design Center's WEB department began in the early 1990s as an adjunct to Fred Showker's "Web Design" seminars syndicated by DGEF and hosted at Macworld. Who would have known that the first "Ten Deadly Sins of Web Design" would be replicated thousands of times across the internet. Archives of past articles can be found in the Web Design & Review May 11, 2009