If there’s a single post to read this week, here is it!
“Google’s business depends on an open web that is searchable and contains as much of the world’s information as possible. The biggest threat to Google is a world in which essential information remains inside the walled gardens of platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat, where its crawlers cannot go”.
— via Chartbeat Blog →
Following a strange path throught Gina Trapani’s posts on Medium and WordPress development I’ve stumbled upon some really good sites and reads. Here’s one of those.
Given Chartbeat researches seems that Google searches, while still with some AMP’d gimmick, is again on the rise for Editors and Publishers as the main venue of clicks … so the Open Web seems to be fighting back to walled gardens. And I couldn’t be happier reading this!
- Why your design team should hire a writer (Writers + Designers = A match made in heaven)
- A Time to Kill iTunes
- ‘The Internet Is Broken’: @ev Is Trying to Salvage It – this post was huge over the ‘social media’ bubble … and it showed, to me at least, that even if somebody it technically a genius, probably on a social level is a bit naive. And continues to be thinking that all the anger and the bad things we see today on Socials can be solved by a product design and not via political and educational decisions;
- Designing actionable emails – Tips for effective customer communication
- You’re not going to believe what I’m about to tell you – This is a comic about the backfire effect
- We Were Warned About Flaws in the Mobile Data Backbone for Years. Now 2FA Is Screwed.
- The benefits and challenges of running a slow-growing business
- SEO Secrets: Reverse-Engineering Google’s Algorithm
- How To Build Audience Personas That Actually Drive Marketing