|New Gromit designs revealed by Gromit Unleashed|
This week at GWS we're excited to announce our new website is now live, so if you're interested in web design please take a look - we welcome any feedback and comments you may have. It displays differently in different size screens - it's using responsive web design so if you use a smartphone it will change the layout to suit the smaller screen.
A new App we've created for the MAS has been approved for distribution- more to follow on this in future. We have enjoyed some interesting networking meetings this week, one of which involved herding sheep, and met with clients for social media training.
Social Media and Online Marketing for Businesses
This interesting post looks at common misconceptions about content marketing such as believing that all content is good content. If you write marketing copy, this useful discussion focuses on the benefits of not using adjectives, and some lessons on how to create dynamic social content include helpful tips such as creating a content calendar. Organising and planning online activities can take up a lot of time; here is a 3 step guide to blog time management. And for a 25 step guide on how to rank a webpage, SEOmoz presents a detailed SEO Blueprint.
Heidi Cohen suggests that consumers turn to Pinterest for buying ideas, and gives some helpful ideas for anyone wanting to build a business brand on this increasingly influential site. For more social media pointers, Jeff Bullas presents some insightful Facebook data relating to how to get more 'likes', and offers 10 ways to utilise the power of Twitter, including the use of hashtags and branding. And Social Media Today takes 7 lessons for a successful social media campaigns from an astronaut.
Art, Design and Technology:
|Seaweed lamp design by Nir Meiri|
|Playing card designs by Jonathon Burton|
If you've ever edited a Wikipedia entry, you may be interested to watch a live Wiki map of who is editing particular entries from around the world. As apps become a global moneymaker, here's a run-down of the Guardian's top iPhone and iPad apps this week. With an app for almost anything you might want, we came across this barman app which helps you make the perfect cocktail (though it may not make you as slick as Tom Cruise).
We'll leave you with this beautiful painted animation created for a music video:
It's your turn!
We look forward to hearing any comments on any of the topics above as well as ideas for future posts. Tweet