Posts Tagged ‘tips’

Three Lead Generation Card Tips from the @TwitterSmallBiz Playbook

Posted by akmercog Last August, we launched the Lead Generation Card to all advertisers on Twitter. Since then, we've been impressed with the many small and medium businesses who have integrated the Lead Generation card into their marketing strategy, and seen powerful results. We thought it would be valuable to share a page from our own playbook and offer a behind-the-scenes look at how the @TwitterSmallBiz team has been using Lead Generation Cards to accomplish our goals. Below, we'll discuss what a Lead Generation Card is, and the three keys to success that we've uncovered through our experience using the product. What is...

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Easy Color Palette Tips

May 14, 2014  |  Samples  |  , , ,  |  Comments Off

There are six elements of art: line, shape, color, texture, value, and mass. We combine these elements to communicate our ideas and information. One particular element will surely make a design seems dull without it. Color. It plays a major role on how a design will be interpreted by the audience. The color palette we choose define our identity. However important color choices are, we tend not to give it a high priority especially since we have a lot of elements to consider. Color deserves more attention because it is one the most evident element of a design. We see something before we...

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10 Smart Tips to Leverage Google+ for Increased Web Traffic

April 15, 2014  |  SEO  |  , , , , ,  |  Comments Off

Posted by Cyrus-Shepard This time, it's about engaged traffic. While checking our stats here at Moz, we noticed that while visits sent to us from Facebook keep decreasing, traffic from Google+ has started to appear significant by comparison. While not everyone has an audience active on Google+, the number of people who interact socially with any Google products on a monthly basis now reportedly exceeds 500 million. What's different about Google+ is that beyond the direct social visits as seen above, Google offers marketers the opportunity to interact with visitors through many more touch points, including YouTube and directly in search results. This means that for...

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Tips to Avoid Brittle UI Tests

October 14, 2013  |  Wordpress  |  , , ,  |  Comments Off

In the last article I talked about a few ideas and patterns, like the Page Object pattern, that help write maintainable UI tests. In this article we are going to discuss a few advanced topics that could help you write more robust tests, and troubleshoot them when they fail:We discuss why adding fixed delays in UI tests is a bad idea and how you can get rid of them.Browser automation frameworks target UI elements using selectors and it’s very critical to use good selectors to avoid brittle tests. So I give you some advice on choosing the right selectors and...

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Essential Meteor Performance Tips

October 11, 2013  |  PHP  |  , , ,  |  Comments Off

Meteor is the one of the easiest and robust ways to build real-time web apps. But Meteor is also known for bad performance. This is half true and half false. But that doesn’t mean Meteor cannot be used in production or cannot be scaled.All of my hacks and findings are blogged at MeteorHacks.Recently, I’ve worked on some improvements which make Meteor production ready. I hacked into Meteor and changed some of the internals to make it perform better. Also, I’ve tried and tested several proven web scaling techniques with Meteor and the results were promising. All of my hacks and...

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