Category: General

Quote to remember

via Su Franke on Flickr: "Firmen wollen auf den Mond fliegen, haben aber nur klapprige Fahrräder rumstehen" Zitat von Jürg Stuker https://t.co/PKlFCO22Q9 — Panchenga (@nchenga) September 17, 2016

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The fast track to DIY images

For all my creative photography friends, here’s an article by Moz on how images boost conversion. And a list of tools. Visage https://visage.co/ Recordit http://recordit.co/ GIFboom (no link cos the sample photos look like they are intended for a dating site) Placeit https://placeit.net/ Studio http://www.madewithstudio.com/ SnapChat (errr… really?) The sample images displayed in the Moz […]

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Barcamp Bodensee 2016

Last Saturday I attended Barcamp Bodensee in Konstanz. Here are some brief notes and thoughts on sessions that I attended: Ask a digital teen Barcamp attendees asked a 15 year old what apps and web services he uses. Youtube, Gaming, TeamSpeak, Discord app, some Whatsapp, Google Calendar. No TV. No Facebook. His school doesn’t allow […]

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Snapshots

Some photos from my Flickr stream: I’ve got this theory that fresh green colour soothes the eyes and helps to relax.   I saw 2 cats. Both look somewhat unamused. And ready to pounce on any intruders. Saturday was sunny and warm. I like this snapshot, taken with my Moto 3 G:

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Museum Unterlinden in Colmar

On my daily bicycle commute, I kept noticing art posters, labelled Le nouvel Unterlinden. Today, I saw a Designboom article, shared by someone in my community, discussing the newly renovated museum in Colmar. herzog & de meuron renovates and extends colmar's musée unterlinden https://t.co/qXcTozsuOY pic.twitter.com/sepN4lgU19 — designboom (@designboom) February 7, 2016 Connection made. Advertising works. […]

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It’s February already

I listened to the latest episode of The Big Web Show this weekend. The topic was interaction architecture. Here’s a tweet pointing to the show: Is Information Architecture a dead art, or does it matter more than ever?@abby_the_ia @zeldman Big Web Show № 142https://t.co/ft9EQIw8n4 — The Big Web Show (@thebigwebshow) January 22, 2016 On Sunday […]

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Best snapshot of 2015?

Here is an attempt to find my best snapshot per month for 2015. January 2015 February 2015 March 2015 April 2015 May 2015 June 2015 July 2015 August 2015 September 2015 October 2015 November 2015 December 2015 The method: I quickly scanned through my photos on a per month basis and selected a photo based […]

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Jetpack Publicize

Auto-sharing via Jetpack Publicize didn’t work on my previous post on chiperoni.ch. I’ll need to investigate if there is a conflict with another plugin. Irgendetwas ist immer. Maybe this post will be auto-shared?

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A vine a day

I’ve started using Vine on my 2nd generation Moto G. I haven’t bought a tripod or started editing vines. Some recent shots: Everyday typography: Everyday typography https://t.co/sCth2BNAeV — ✁___CollectThisTweet (@nchenga) October 22, 2015 Chiperoni ku Basel (drizzle rain in Basel): Chiperoni ku Basel https://t.co/2oBqHHOMzn — ✁___CollectThisTweet (@nchenga) October 15, 2015 Velo culture: Velo culture https://t.co/E0PWXp1o4M […]

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You are not the user

Via the #confluencecon hashtag, I found some good background articles (thank you @ruthburr, @danlovejoy for tweeting). You are NOT the user. http://t.co/bMlp1uwJqU #ConfluenceCon #UX #Marketing — Dan Lovejoy (@danlovejoy) September 10, 2015 Take the time to understand your user. It will decrease the risk of creating an an unfavorable experience and give you an opportunity […]

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Helmet hair

One of my favourite jokes is to walk into the office and complain about helmet hair. I keep saying that I’ll write a confessional book how bicycle helmets ruined my hairdo and life. I found some stats that show helmet hair is an issue for some bicycle commuters: Body image issues and appearance accounted for […]

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Email Growth Hacks

I read this Forbes article on email subscription growth: 5 Email Growth Hacks From Someone Who Amassed A List of 750,000 Optimize your top pages Rock the bonus content Create email-based courses and recycle content If you don’t ask, you won’t get Have one core goal, and reverse engineer it. "I’m a do-er. I do […]

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10x

Two sites that I read regularly – Moz and Hubspot – analyzed and wrote about their own blog post frequency. Quality vs. Quantity: A 6-Month Analysis of the Age-Old Blogging Debate Raising the Bar: A Publishing Volume Experiment on the Moz Blog I am stunned. Flabbergasted. How will small and medium-sized enterprises thrive in such […]

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What will an SEO audit be like in 10 years?

A couple of months ago, I went thru an SEO audit. I wanted to write a blog post to reflect on what I learned. This is my feeble attempt to collect my thoughts and jot down some notes. Where available, I’ve tried to list my source links. What is an SEO audit? In an audit, […]

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Notes and photos from #UXcampch

Some notes and photos from Saturday’s UX camp in Zürich: Adrian Sameli took us thru the process of building infographics. His tip on tools to use: Excel and Adobe Illustrator. He tried one or two infographic tools but didn’t like them much. In the discussion we looked at d3js.org. Next, I attended a session on […]

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Moz on overall SEO strategy

For future reference: Questions to consider before you delve into the details "What does our organization create that helps solve searchers' questions or problems? " http://t.co/tPTJq5Z6FB — ✁___CollectThisTweet (@nchenga) February 4, 2015

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