what is trend ?
a pattern of gradual change in a condition, output, or process, or an average or general tendency of a series of data points to move in a certain direction over time, represented by a line or curve on a graph.
yap. knowing trends is something you need to know. especially in business and economic world, knowing trends is becoming a part to enlarge your view of what’s is going on in the out there. off course, when talking about trends, you have to see all around the world. this website: http://www.jwtintelligence.com/ is talking about trends report in 2013. its tagline: “converting cultural shifts into opportunities” is simply but so meaningful. knowing trends could give you a new information and give you opportunities to make new innovation and new creative way to meet the customer needs.
in this website, it provides you many kinds of information of trend in a broad range of macro trends affecting the businesses and customer alike. you can’t directly open all the information in this website, surely first you need to download it. so you need to fill the information questions asked by the owner of this website.
Marketing, could be said like something, information, way, activity, one blood that can not be separated from the business world. the definition of marketing itself is the activities of a company associated with buying and selling a product or service, includes advertising, selling and delivering products to people. so it can be said the successful of the business is based on the marketing strategy that they adapt to meet the customer. i am one of many college students that took marketing as my major, for me, marketing is very unique and interested. why ? you can see that there are many success business/company in out there, but between a company A and a company B or with the company C, might be implemented a different way in marketing strategy. so i can be brave to say that marketing is abstract, you must know where you are, who is your target, whom you are working with, and one important thing, what you have as your product or service. and off course it may be different in each business area. you must deal of the condition.
for this time, i concentrate to talk about online marketing. for some companies, they have implemented this way to get closer to its customer and share information faster and cheaper. one famous way to in online marketing is the used of social media such as facebook, twitter, and youtube. in http://www.toprank.com, you might find many information about online marketing hype nowadays. it mores like how you manage you online marketing in order to increase your income and gain customer attraction. the founder of this website, Lee Odden and Susan Misukanis helps companies increase sales, brand visibility online and develop better customer engagement. they categorized the reader to read this blog by the categories of marketing activities such as B2B (business to business) activity, B2C (Business to customer), blog marketing, brand management, online public relations, and many more. take one example of youtube, how company can use this kind of social media to gain customer attention. youtube contains video, if company could make interesting video, the information that the company wants to deliver, will be deliver easily and fast to the customer.
the used of social media nowadays is increased everyday, so online marketing becoming might become an essential part for some business world. but you still need to learn how to manage it and how you can differentiate your online marketing with another company that use online marketing too. there must be something really attractive to your target market. so like i said before, you must very critical about something that called marketing. be passionate and be success 🙂
“There are hundreds of design blogs online. I have thoughtfully chosen over 80 of my absolute favorites for this must-read list and have categorized them for easy navigation. “
yap. those quotes I got from this website: http://www.creativeopera.com/2009/80-design-blogs/. the owner of this website is Manda Szewczyk (formerly Manda Satkoski) who has worked in the design industry for over 12 years. she tells you about 80 website that inspire you and give you advise about how you design your blogs or anything that related to your design to make you become more creative and wonderful. is it cool right ? i can’t stand to open one by one of the website, it must be really cool. some of the website are: youthedesigner, webdesigner depot, myinkblog.com, web designer wall, web design ledger, design reviver, vandelay design, fuel your creativity, graphic design blog, and many more. so how ? from its title, it makes me curious. in each website not give you the same information, but everything about design, such as graphic design, blog design, poster design, and inspiration to make an advertising. waw ! :0
you don’t have to be afraid of losing inspiration when making a design, you can take a look for 80 website which can give you many different insight about how to design something. if you can’t afford to make a amazing design cause creativeopera.com provide you the tutorial to add your knowledge and inspiration to your design. in creativeopera.com you can also see the news/events that realted to design and creativity, so you won’t miss the time to see look what’s happening now, yihhaaa 😀
just remember guys, your life will be so meaningful and colourful if you can enhance your creativity every day. i don’t suggest you to open all the website in one time or one day. just enjoy it every day and practice it in your real life if you really concern about design.