I started the year with a walk in and around Riehen, Bettingen and Chrischona. Some snapshots (unedited, pêle-mêle) can be viewed on my Flickr photostream:
In SEO, you need to figure out the search intent. Best place to do this is to study the SERPs, auto-suggest, and related searches. How Google Gives Us insight into Searcher Intent Through the Results https://t.co/MWFBsimzG3 – Whiteboard Friday pic.twitter.com/cQYK4NpFsi — Moz (@Moz) November 10, 2017 Notes to keep in mind: Don’t target content without …
A couple of weeks ago, I was asked to provide some free consulting on how I would start SEO for a new B2B services or products company. Here are my notes: #Sandra’s advice on how to start There are different kinds of web visitors. Try to find groups and segments, and the info that they …
I took part in yesterday’s Basel Photography Meetup. The topic was construction sites. Quite a challenge. And inspiring to see what other photographers see at the same location. My snaps: My fave of the day is really for my collection of bicycle content. Velo content for the win:
End of September is anniversary time. When I remember packing my Mazda 323 and driving over the alps to Lugano. Moving from Germany to Switzerland.
WordPress is very popular. Some stats say 25% of all websites are made with WordPress. Popularity comes at a price. Security is more important than ever. To refresh my knowledge, I am working my way thru this Udemy course on WordPress maintenance.
Fished this from my Twitter timeline: .@CrossroadsBasel stop waiting for what you want and start working with what you have — Panchenga (@nchenga) May 21, 2017
I attended last Saturday’s #uxcampch in Zürich. First talk was on designing screens for HbbTV. 10 Foot UI. Samuel Raymann talked about his project at SRG and designing for TV sets. I liked this project report about design challenges. Good talk by @samraymann on HbbTv design challenges — Panchenga (@nchenga) May 20, 2017 Next, I …
I liked 2 Jeff Gotthelf tweets on design: Q: How do we integrate design into #agile ? A: Company must recognize that design is part of "how we work." w/o that,design de-prioritized — Jeff Gothelf (@jboogie) May 15, 2017 There are tactics that help visualize the design work, but if the org doesn't perceive the …
For future reference: Image optimization How to perform an image optimization audit Aside: I read this Canva article on web images. 12 Common Image Formatting Mistakes To Avoid On Your Website: https://t.co/zdqJUrxm0Z pic.twitter.com/QX4DzFtuvI — Canva (@canva) August 29, 2017
I visited the Naturmärt in Riehen last Saturday. I bought some plants: Borretsch Mint Rosemary There were many different booths and activities. Three services that caught my eye were: Sharely Skillharbour ZeroWasteSwitzerland
For future reference: (…) the one who is best qualified to make a time estimate (the engineer) isn’t the one who needs it most Source: The Software Engineer’s Essential Time Estimation Guide
I found this Medium article discussing Scrum and its effect on the design process. https://t.co/Udl2R48nRW scrum interrupts flow — Panchenga (@nchenga) February 10, 2017
For future reference: Creating Collaboration in a Room Full of Opinions
I just passed four joggers on my daily bicycle ride home from work. Just as i passed, one of the joggers answered her smartphone while continuing to jog: “Hello! I’m jogging.”
Another year has passed. And it’s time to look at my photos and select a snapshot per month. My photo selection skills are influenced by memories, rather than the photo’s quality alone. The method: I quickly scan through my photos on a per month basis and select a photo based on number of views, personal …
I saw this article on Scrum and UX design at t3n.de (in German only).
How to call your cat indoors on a rainy autumn evening in Basel: “Büseli, Büseli“ Büsi is Swiss-German for cat.
I’m learning how to use Hugo to build websites. I signed up for a Udemy course by Dan Hersham. I followed the tip to use Homebrew. And 2 to 3 commands later I had generated a skeleton of a site. Hugo is well-documented and it looks like an exciting alternative to explore. It supports TOML, …
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
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 …
Need a place to work in CPH for a couple of hours or 1 day? I can recommend the cafe of http://republikken.net/. Good coffee. Work atmosphere with other people working around you.
Here’s a Moz article on the current trend to write long-form articles. Great Content â‰ Long-Form Content Long-form articles need to be well-researched. Just going for length is not going to work. “Create content that helps people.” It’s fun… writing about long-form articles in very short blog posts.
Tip 1: Use simple vocabulary Tip 2: Use short sentences Tip 3: Help readers navigate your writing See: Three online copywriting tips supported by research