Earlier this spring, I had the opportunity to attend an ANA Mobile Marketing Day, hosted by Sprint. I was excited to go because I have worked on a lot of websites, but I haven't had the opportunity to work on a mobile site yet. Mobile marketing is an interesting topic for me, because it is … Continue reading Review: ANA Mobile Marketing Day
On February 25, I attended my first ever STLUX conference. STLUX is a one-day user experience conference where professionals come together and explore current research, trends, and best practices in creating phenomenal user experiences. The conference was held at the meeting facilities at the Edward Jones headquarters, but it was organized by GatewayCHI. (Fun fact: … Continue reading Review: STLUX 2011
Sorry I haven't posted since August. I have been crazy busy doing silly things, like renovating my house, starting a new job, organizing an event for the United Way, helping 3 friends plan their weddings, and generally living life. Stay tuned for more bloggy goodness!
My aunt is part of a team running in the St. Jude's Marathon this year in memory of a friend's son who lost his battle with cancer a few years ago. In order to raise money for St. Jude's, they are holding a Bingo Night in Town & Country, MO on September 10. Details are … Continue reading Bingo!
Just a quick post today as I'm busy with lots of exciting projects right now! You may have recently heard that Chevrolet sent a mandate that all brand communications should discontinue the use of "Chevy." In a recent article from Ad Age, Al Reis discusses the value that a nickname brings a brand. He argues … Continue reading What’s in a nickname?
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Recently a client request came through my office for an illustrator that does real time drawings of meetings. The idea behind the concept is that written notes are more apt to be biased and meaning distorted than if an artist sketches the conversation. This was a … Continue reading Worth 1,000 Words
Drink some wine, eat some chocolate and listen to jazz. Join us for an evening of fine wines, hors d’oeuvres, chocolate and live jazz featuring Denise Thimes, an internationally known local artist. Help kick off United Way of Greater St. Louis' campaign! Tickets are $55/each for early birds through August 1st or $60/each leading up … Continue reading Buy Some Tickets…
This was just too funny not to share.
In my high school AP Psychology and Sociology classes, I learned a lot about Dr. Philip Zimbardo's studies on the human mind and social interactions. One of the most famous might be his involvement in the prisoner/prison guard study. I came across this animated video by RSA Animate today that I wanted to share immediately. … Continue reading Philip Zimbardo & Perspectives on Time
One of the most popular search terms for people showing up at my blog used to be the Cookie Monster - because I posted a pic of the good ol' C.M. in an old post and Google Images kept directing people here to check it out. Since that traffic has slowed down, I guess I … Continue reading Me and the Monster