Quirk loves to learn, which means that we share all the weird and wonderful things we find on the web with each other. These emails contain a wealth of insightful marketing strategies, thought-provoking new research, and fun ideas to get our creative brains firing. We thought it would be worthwhile to share the best of what we find with you – here are our top reads for the week.
How much thinking should go into a logo design? Quite a lot it seems! Shared by Megan Hughes.
It turns out women’s magazines aren’t promoting online content and spend little effort on their websites – find out why. Shared by Georgina Armstrong.
Food For Thought
An opinion piece on the ups, downs and problems with curating content online. Shared by Carmia Lureman.
BBH London creative director Nick Gill shares his views on being creative in advertising. Shared by Sam Beckbessinger.
If you’ve never considered how your site may look to a colour-blind person, have a look at this informative resource. Shared by Kurt Muller.
Online retailer Kalahari created some fun tactical adverts around the Olympics – worth a look. Shared by Daniel Neville.
Some supermarket chains are now experimenting with custom offers and lower prices for loyal customers, based on huge volumes of sales data. Shared by Carmia Lureman.
Here’s a great list of LinkedIn advertising campaigns that actually worked. Shared by Rob Stokes.
SEO is fast becoming a vital consideration not only for website ranking, but also for usability – the trick is doing enough without going overboard. Shared by Keryn Brews.
Here’s an interesting take on why waterfall UX design is a sign of a failing relationship between client and agency. Shared by Sam Beckbessinger.
Ever browsed a website that doesn’t allow you to click? Try out this interesting approach to UX for yourself. Shared by Catherine Scott.
Here’s a great guide on re-imagining mobile apps for touchscreens. Shared by Samantha Jackson.