Subject: Gleanings: ads and brands and this and that
Working on this and that, so a light gleanings today. the good news is there is a new xblog, so if this doesn’t satisfy, be sure to go here
Internet World: Use New Banners While You Can. (tomalak.org)
Jakob Nielsen. History will repeat itself: Users will discover that these new
design elements tend to be useless relative to the user’s current goals, and
they will develop the ability to ignore them and a bias against clicking on
Branding for dummies (webword.com)
“People who champion the importance of branding on the Web usually don’t have a clue what they’re talking about. Managers beware. If you get a lecture on web branding, start getting suspicious.”
NEWS & COMMENTARY
That naughty Microsoft…
Legal Storm Brewing Over Microsoft’s HailStorm.
Jonathan sends this
“Mom, can I borrow the…mouse?
Online shopping for teens is a paradox caused when easy internet access
intersects with the lack of teen-friendly payment methods.”
Wired News: Salon Sans Ads: It’ll Cost You. (slashdot.org)
The company announced Tuesday that their readers will have a choice: Either
they continue to read for free, dodging new, bigger CNET-style ads, or they
pay $30 a year to read Salon’s daily news and views, plus bonus content, in a
blissfully ad-free environment.
CyberAtlas: Wireless ads must be interactive (nua.ie)
Wireless advertising is more likely to be successful if
advertisements are interactive and targeted, according to a new study
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