Slimming Down Facebook (FBML) Tabs

The news came out a month or two ago. After however long of allowing custom FBML tabs at 760px width, Facebook decided they liked them better at 520px so the general info column could stay on the left. At that time, nobody knew when the change would happen, though estimates were for October. Since then, the change has been made, and any custom tabs that were set for the 760px width are now getting cut off and losing that last…
September 10, 2010

Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Wrap Up

We took the month of August to discuss the basics behind Search Engine Marketing (SEM), with a heavy emphasis on the importance of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and how it can be applied to help drive traffic and get results. (more…)
September 1, 2010

Social Strategies that Work: Learning from Starbuck’s Success

With an astounding total of over 10.1 million fans, Starbucks is easily the most popular brand on the social networking site, ahead of its closest competitor (Coca-Cola) by more than 2 million.  They’ve obviously found a recipe for success in the social media realm and their tactics can be applied to more social media avenues than just Facebook. (more…)
July 15, 2010

Designing for the iPhone

Ninthlink has recently had the pleasure of designing an iPhone app for the UCSD Alumni Association. With the popularity of the iPhone and the constant unveiling of new apps, the process of designing for the iPhone has been well documented and shared by many kind folks. (more…)
April 16, 2010

Sketching in the Office — A New Creative Trend?

Over at The Adaptive Path -- a great website we highly recommend -- we found a post by Leah Buley that we’d like to share  – it concerns the notion of “sketching” as a methodology of increasing creativity in the work environment. Leah writes: Over the past few years, we’ve seen sketching grow from being the hot “new” method to just another skill we use to get the work done. Which means that sketching, and more importantly learning to sketch,…
March 11, 2010