Mike Jeffs

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2011 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:
A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,300 times in 2011. If it were a cable car, it would take about 22 trips to carry that many people.
Click here to see the complete report.

  • Posted: January 3, 2012
  • Tags: Online
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3 creative advertisements of 2011

There’s a great post on Pokkisam.com rouding up the year’s most creative adverts, there were some really funny ads and really creative uses of imagery. Here’s my top three:

Brilliant advert for band-aid, with one of my favourite characters Hulk.

 

Simple and amusing – “wi-fries” from McDonalds (see what I did there?)

Cool update of a …

WordPress Wishlist Survey 2011 [infographic]

Oh go on then, a couple more infographics before the new year. Those in the know about WordPress will realise that this blog is in fact a Wordpress blog, which is probably my favourite blog platform.

This infographic from Woo Themes, shows some key WordPress facts, including reasons why people choose to use WordPress as their blogging platform; for ease of CMS (content management system) and coding….

Why You Should have a Mobile Friendly Website [infographic]

We all know that mobile search is big and that having a mobile presence is vital, or at least you should know that! These stats from SKYRKT.com give an insight into why you need mobile friendly websites for your.


Related article…

The Trend of Precocious Boys in Viral Social Ads

This week has seen Google release an ad to promote the new Galaxy Nexus which uses Android Ice Cream Sandwich as its operating system. The ad features a precocious young boy trying to unlock the phone. The ad is quite cute and it seems to follow a recent trend in adverts with no dialogue, dramatic music and precocious children.

Step forward the Volkswagen Super bowl ad in which a young lad is practising his Star Wars power:

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The Five Minute Fondle [infographic]

The infographic that can help save your life, this takes a great approach to information on Breast Cancer, loads of fun facts about a serious issue on here, nice one CoppaFeel.

Social Commerce Psychology [infographic]

Social commerce is a big talking point at present, particularly now that brand pages have been released across most social media sites – Facebook, G+ and recently Twitter.

This infographic by tabjuice.com gives us some insight into the consumer buying behaviour for social commerce.

Black Friday – who, where, why & what? [Infographic]

Ok, this may be turnng into an Infographic blog but in my defence Black Friday is a trending topic at the moment. So, exactly who’s buying what and for who? This visual from Mashwork gives you the lowdown for the US.

Related articles

Who’s Tweeting About Black Friday? (bjconquest.com)
Infographic: Black Friday As Seen Through …

Top 3 Premium Music WordPress Themes

There are some really eye catching wordpress themes out there for pretty much any genre or niche. Here’s a little top 3  for band or music themes.

Faded Theme
The faded theme by Mint Themes looks great for rock bands and indie bands alike. The theme includes most things that a band would need with a cool rotating banner. $79 for this one.

Tumblr Numbrs: The Rapid Rise of Social Blogging [infographic]

Here we have a fairly funky infographic based on the massive growth of social media blog platform Tumblr. I’m a fan of both Tumblr and WordPress for social blogging, both sites for me offer something slightly different:

Tumblr
I find Tumblr to be very creative and extremely popular with photographers and designers. Although I’ve not really used it for articles yet I do follow some blogs who publish articles regularly. I guess it depends …

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