Today, Beats Music made their API public. An API is the platform’s Application Programming Interface. Sharing this information gives other companies the ability to integrate their software with other initiatives. For example, an earlier release of the Beats Music API has prompted integrations with Sonos wireless speakers and Bop.fm.
Designers, meet “Mayhem” — four year-old fashionista and designer in the making. She’s making headlines across the web with her crafty dresses modeled after current events and celebrities. This amazing childhood creativity sheds light on how designers in the ‘grown-up’ world should find ways to revisit where we fell in love with art in the first place — the arts and crafts table.
Facebook’s greatest asset — its audience of 1 billion users — is a gift that keeps on giving for brands. According to Mashable, Facebook released a News Feed update last week that allows brands to tag a separate brand or celebrity Page in a post, and that content can now appear in the News Feeds of both fanbases.
Eighty-percent of companies believe they deliver “superior” customer service, but in actuality, a mere eight-percent of customers would agree. So, where’s the disconnect? Where are companies falling short of customer service excellence?
Unemployment continues to decrease, and we continue to see signs that favor advertising budget growth. Here are two signs — both direct and indirect — that ad budgets will grow beyond current expectations.… Continue Reading