Just finished updating my portfolio with my latest and greatest projects! Check it out here: Colleen Jaycox Mann - Portfolio
Stop using “Click Here” in your link text
Just a quick public service announcement reminding my fellow digital marketing and communication professionals: there was a time and place to use "click here" for your link text, and that time has passed. 1. Not everyone is using a device that requires them to click a mouse 2. Your site design should give clear cues … Continue reading Stop using “Click Here” in your link text
The future is cool, yet blotchy and with a British accent
Have you been to the Orange Future Self micro site yet? I have and this is what I saw. For Orange's 20th anniversary, the European telecom company uses some futuristic technology to take your photo via webcam, scan your facial features, and then serve up an avatar you can talk to via microphone or chat … Continue reading The future is cool, yet blotchy and with a British accent
Just Updated – Links Page
I know it's been awhile since I've posted, but I have good news! If you want to read all the things I read instead of updating my own blog, please check out my Links page for St. Louis marketing sites, digital marketing industry blogs, and other sites that I enjoy reading when I'm not at … Continue reading Just Updated – Links Page
WTH is LOB?
This is a post about acronyms and how I don't like them. Today I was looking at a report that had a page of charts with the term LOB all over it. LOB is a new acronym for me. So, I did what anyone would do in this case - I Googled it. According to … Continue reading WTH is LOB?
I feel honored…
...to be in the top 5% most-viewed profiles on LinkedIn.How does that old saying go... "You're one in a million!" Except that there are 200 million LinkedIn profiles. And I am one in ten million.I mean, I'm not even that good at math and I know that it's not special.There are 313,914,040 people living in … Continue reading I feel honored…
Hairspray on the dry erase board, who knew?
We all do it from time to time, leaving dry erase marker on the dry erase board too long. Then when the time comes, no matter how hard to try to wipe it off, the marker will not come off. Spraying water on it is futile. Google to the rescue! I searched "how to clean … Continue reading Hairspray on the dry erase board, who knew?
Testing 1, 2, 3!
Quick post tonight to relish in the glory that is live A/B testing. Sorry if it's nerdy of me, but I'm really excited to be working on projects that involve live A/B testing. As to not skew any results, I won't say any more. But I will go clear my cookies and click my favorites … Continue reading Testing 1, 2, 3!
With DATING CARDS! Can you imagine the reaction "Chad" would get handing these out to the lucky ladies at the bar? "Here's my dating card." "Umm... thanks." "Oh, it's not weird... I swear. I didn't even pay for them. I got 250 free on the Internet." "Right" "So can I buy you a Jagerbomb?" "No." … Continue reading Advertise Yourself
Navigating a Vague Corporate Social Media Policy
You may have noticed this blog has been unfortunately blank for most of the last year. Aside from general negligence, I have been contemplating my company's vague social media policy, which states there is to be no use of social media for business purposes. The primary reason for this ban has been the lack of … Continue reading Navigating a Vague Corporate Social Media Policy
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