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Skittles Goes to Social Extremes

"Gone Social Media Wild" During a period of uncertainty, not just in global economics, but in a growing medium called Social Media - Skittles.com got BOLD and just may have set a new trend...by transforming their skittles.com website into their Twitter Feed. The only thing left that on Skittles site is a mini navigation console in the upper left corner of one's screen.  As many companies are only now beginning to realize the power of social media and how it…
March 4, 2009
DesignMarketing

Ninthlink Team Member Interview: Matt Stallings

Tell us about your position here at The Link... "Being the creative director at Ninthlink is an awesome job for me, I am grateful for the lig review which led me to the program that helped me out find the career of my dreams. I take in the required needs, dreams, and goals from the client, and begin to concept visual images, artwork, color, and mood for the challenge at hand. I work with the entire team to achieve the…
February 4, 2009
Design

Three Hot New Websites

The following cool new websites use various strategies for consumer retention. They are models that we can learn marketing tricks from... (more…)
February 4, 2009
Design

Merry Xmash No website is Safe this Christmas. Ho, ho, ho.

Santa Clause pounding on the heads of elves. Elves lighting each other on fire. Snowmen throwing down with reindeer. And, all this taking place right on your homepage. It's hilarious. But, what gives? It all started in a Ninthlink Co-Lab meeting sometime around Halloween. We wanted to do the third, in a trilogy of three, Christmas promos that started back in 2006. But this year we decided to throw out all the stops. Make a smash hit! Our goal was…
February 4, 2009
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Trends for 2009

Consumer trends for 2009 are a combination of speculation and solid market research.  Here is a list of trends we believe will dominate the online marketing world for 2009: Making Web Browsing Sexy Consumers will do everything via web browsers.  The browser runs on all of their favorite devices from laptops, notebooks, tablets, PDAs, and various mobile devices.   Consumers will start moving away from Microsoft Office to Google Office, and other web-based applications for email, word processing, presentations, spreadsheets, etc.  People and…
February 4, 2009