Creative Articles

SEO Books New SEM Glossary

In case you missed it Aaron Wall added a rather comprehensive search engine marketing glossary to his SEO Book site.

Building a creative company: Embrace new ideas

A creative company is a must in today’s highly competitive business environment. To build that innovative business, it takes courage on the part of management.

Business Cards to Make You Ooh and Aah

This will surely catch on enormously, both for business and personal use – Flickr MiniCards.

Creative Discovery Comes To Search

It’s probably entirely appropriate that if a supercomputer is going to be set up to strive for creative answers to tough questions, that hardware will consist of Apple Xserve G5s.

Adobe Unveils CS 2.3, Teases About CS3
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Adobe announced that Acrobat 8 Professional software will be integrated into Adobe Creative Suite 2.3 Premium to support Adobe PDF workflows. In a separate indication, Adobe CS3, code-named “Red Pill,” is due out in Spring 2007.

Jill Whalen Interviewed at SES San Jose

This is Jill Whalen’s fifth or sixth interview of the day, a fact I am critically conscious of before sitting down to speak with her at 2pm on the second day of last week’s SES conference.

A few hours earlier, I breezed through the pressroom to check my emails and sort of eavesdropped on one of them. Watching Jill stir patiently while answering age-old questions is making me nervous. Obviously I needed to come up with some better questions.

ad:tech Chicago 2006 – Day Two Roundup

Day two of ad:tech Chicago rounded up with a sigh. With all the parties Monday night, I think some of the attendees were looking forward to the end of the day.

Overcoming Groupthink: Invite Creative Ideas

You are probably familiar with the concept of groupthink. It’s where all members of a meeting, a task force, or even an entire company hold the same opinion on a topic.

Microsoft Releases Free Licensing Tool For Office

Microsoft has added a free copyright licensing tool that the hundreds of millions of people using Office products like Word, Excel, and PowerPoint can use to protect their work.

Apple Offers Creative Countersuit

Facing litigation from Creative Technology over the iPod interface, Apple has hit back with a countersuit that alleges patent infringement by its tormentor.

Attention Pays Off For Online Church

Speakers at the Syndicate Conference frequently lamented the “silo” model used by Google to keep content within its fiefdom, and pined for a more open pool of content; the answer to Silicon Valley’s attention quest just may lead it to the Dust Bowl.

Zen May Hold Bad Karma For Apple

Creative has filed a lawsuit against Apple for infringing on its interface patent, and also complained to the US International Trade Commission about iPod imports and sales.

You Keep Using That Word…

I like words. I mean, I really like words. And yesterday, something happened that rarely occurs…the meaning of a word changed for me.

Fighting the Copyright Thieves

If you want to learn what you can do to protect your rights to the original content you post on your blog…

10 Creative Traffic Building Ideas
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Traffic, everyone wants it and is trying really hard to get more people to their site. Good news, there are creative ways to bring people in without doing a lot of work.

Creative Commons Has Teeth
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Regular listeners to Adam Curry’s Daily Source Code podcast will be familiar with the lawsuit Curry filed against a Dutch tabloid concerning family photos Curry had posted to Flickr under a Creative Commons license.

Reuters Financial Glossary Wiki

Reuters is hosting a Financial Glossary Wiki, a fascinating case study for the way enterprises will host professional communities.

Yahoo Opens User Interface To Developers

Yahoo has followed up the opening of some of their web services APIs with a pair of programming libraries for developers to use.

RSS In The Mainstream

The folks at LearField Creative take a swing at simplifying RSS, adding to the conversation started here. (They define it as a “personal media outlet.”) But I still think we’ve a ways to go before adoption is widespread based on that idea.

Book, Blook and Podcasts

Here’s a neat idea – post the chapters of your book to your blog (sound familiar?) and record each chapter as a podcast.

Microsoft Donates $25K To Creative Commons

The licensing organization headed by Lawrence Lessig made its 2005 fundraising goal courtesy of a late-arriving check with a Redmond return address.