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What Our Data Taught Us About Cricket World Cup Fans

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Cricket flies under the radar in some countries, particularly in the Western Hemisphere, but it’s making national news throughout the mid-East, Asia, and the Pacific. Over the past few weeks, 14 of the best cricket teams in the world have gone head-to-head in the 2015 Cricket World Cup. What can we learn about cricket fans and how they share information with each other? What else drives cricket fans?

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Looking for Inspiration? Here’s Where We Find Ours.

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All of us in creative fields know that creativity doesn’t always come easily, and that it doesn’t always come at the “right” time.

Where do you go when you need a little inspiration? What do you do when you’re stuck on a project and just need to clear your head (or maybe retreat to your happy place)?

The web is full of inspiration, but it’s a little chaotic if you ask me. So, out of curiosity to learn what inspires people offline, I asked my amazing co-workers. What I found was really interesting and I know it will help me (and you) in the future.

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Dieter Rams’ 10 Principles of Good Design

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In the Footsteps of a Legend

Many of us that work in the creative arts are familiar with Dieter Rams, a highly regarded industrial designer. Even if you are not familiar with Mr. Rams, though, you have almost certainly used products that were influenced by his work. Over the course of his career he developed ten principles for “good design” that continue to inspire creative professionals, such as Apple’s Jonathan Ive.

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Introducing the March Madness Brand Bracket

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[Brand Bracket updated on March 24, 2015]

There are more than just bragging rights and a trophy at stake during March Madness this season. For major brands and advertisers, the tournament is a big opportunity to connect with a seasonal audience and increase brand engagement. For the official tournament sponsors, increasing brand engagement is especially important because the sponsorships are a big investment and thus need a big return. Continue reading

Announcing the March Madness Buzz Bracket

ncaa_buzz_bracketWe’re all big NCAA tournament fans at the office. We’ve all filled out our brackets and are tracking the games closely. Naturally, we wanted to look at how the online consumer behavior that we see on a daily basis correlates to different aspects of the tournament. In this post, I’m excited to announce the first of two different data visualization projects.

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AddThis Browser Support Explained

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In an effort to provide more transparency and a better experience for all of our users, we’re formalizing the list of browsers AddThis officially supports. We get over 1.9 billion users every day from 14 million websites around the globe. Therefore, we get a pretty good idea of what browsers people use. This means we have to think hard about what browsers we support and how we support them.

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Is Email Marketing Dead?

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Every once in a while you stumble across an article declaring that “Facebook is dead!” or “Email is played out” or even, “Google is no longer the powerhouse in search”. To all of those, I say phooey. There might be elements of your marketing strategy you need to re-evaluate due to changes on various platforms, but this does not indicate one method being dead. It simply means it’s evolved.

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