Possibilities and limitations of the metric as a success indicator.
Keyboard shortcuts for Mac apps, Windows programs, and websites.
60+ well-known experts share their favorites.
“Shopify is 15 years old. Basecamp is 20 years old. MailChimp is 18 years old. It takes time to build a sustainable business that matters.”
“I’d love it if way more monthly services offered a ‘pause subscription’.”
Why we need new standards for consumer privacy.
Google introduces two new link attributes.
The online payments startup continues to expand.
Slack now with dark mode on Mac, Windows, and Linux.
Should we consider Googlebot malware from now on?
“Success is a bad teacher. At best it validates what you already knew. At worst it can make you feel superior.”
Google no longer tolerates misleading reviews in search results.
How to make better products with experimentation.
Google now lets you mark up your videos.
The company makes its verification program even stricter.
An emerging web standard with a new approach to get paid online.
It puts people back in control of a conversation they’ve started.
Also, Yahoo Mail has a new design.
Artificial intelligence reads privacy policies for you.
“Pick one thing at your work that sucks, fix it. Even if it is a small thing, you’ll feel amazing. Then. You’ll do it again. And. You’ll be amazing.”
How social networks can inspire negativity.
How to identify misleading articles about search engine optimization.
“When your product is great, but your marketing is bad, you’ll just get ripped off by somebody who is better at marketing and they get the benefit.”
Check the weight of your ad implementation.
What it means for you if your website has been affected.
“The quickest way to ruin the productivity of a small company is to have it adopt the practices of a large company.”
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Third party templates for Google Tag Manager.
“The scariest phrase in product development: ‘You know what would be cool?’”
“When your weekend coding projects are held up by scope creep, you really only have yourself to blame.”
The accessibility challenges for retailers and customers.
Do’s and don’ts.
How product teams can evaluate their work much better.
Video Appearances in Performance Report, and Video Enhancement Report.
And the analysts who will be successful in it.
“Please don’t let anyone guilt you into staying in a toxic job situation in order to ‘fix’ it. You have the power to seek out or craft environments where you can thrive.”
“The most difficult part of switching from being a traditional designer to becoming a maker is moving from unmanageable perfectionism and a ‘done’ mindset to an incremental approach. Everything is always in flux.”
How the web is changing, and our work alongside it.
What you can learn about your customers from your competitors.
Things to get right when you’re creating a product roadmap.
“When a job becomes an identity, you’re in serious trouble.”
Async isn’t just for remote teams.
What’s new at the Internet Archive.
It’s not only possible but pretty approachable too.
“Top skill for entrepreneurs: Being great at ignoring what everyone else is doing.”
“The only way to know if someone will pay for something is to put a price on it and see if they buy it. Asking ‘Would you pay $25 for this?’ won’t get you an answer. Why? It costs nothing to say ‘yes’.”
“I saw a guy at Starbucks today. No iPhone. No tablet. No laptop. He just sat there. Drinking coffee. Like a Psychopath.”
Designers cannot produce a good design in a vacuum.
“No one told me that running a company is just continuously snoozing emails until you die.”
How Firefox’s reporting works for you.
The CMS now enables subscription business models for independent creators.
There’s more to using color in marketing than aesthetics alone.
How to prioritise and structure your time.
Experiences of a tech consulting firm with 8 to 1 jobs.
Facebook tests a dedicated place for news in the US.
Every statistic about remote work you could ever need.
The dangers of using metaphors in our professional lives.
“Writing direct, easy to read emails that cut right to the chase is an undervalued skill. It’s just like designing a website or writing copy: Don’t make me think.”
The mental health challenges of remote work.
Let’s fight for the web we want.
Twitter decides to stop all political advertising on its platform.
“At our school, we don’t call them ‘soft skills’ because they are quite hard. Instead, we call them ‘power skills’ and they’re the most important skills we teach our students.”
How to add your web app to the Samsung Store.
A collection of templates and resources covering many topics.
What changes for Fitbit users.
The new icon is a wave surfing the web.
A new way to check citations from books and the web.
The Facebook app will keep its own branding.
No more prompts without user interactions.
“Careers are very long. People may get lucky early, but it is amazing to observe how the passage of time eventually favors the persistent and focused.”
Bing’s new penalty to address ‘inorganic site structure’ violations.
“Customers don’t churn. They leave.”
WordPress introduces subscriptions with recurring payments.
The free way to run Basecamp for personal projects.
A list to build a complete productivity stack.
ICANN removed all price controls on .org.
Google makes it easy for marketers to make bad decisions.
Mozilla is staking a comeback on its dedication to privacy.
What you can expect in the near future.
Everything you need to know.
Insights into the search performance for product rich results.
“You need to be able to say what your startup does in 2-4 words. No one has the time or attention span for an elevator pitch anymore.”