Blog Archive

You are viewing the category archives for: Links

Design Email Newsletters

As part of the updates to the new Tactile CRM website and interface I am in the process of redesigning our newsletters. We use the excellent Campaign Monitor to send them, but they also have some really good resources when it comes to designing them: What I learned redesigning the Campaign Monitor newsletter Email design…

Generating Sample Data

Yesterday was the day I spent working out screenshots and media for the new Tactile CRM website. Generating sample contact data (names/addresses/phone numbers) is easy, company names are more difficult as they need to sound right. I’ve used the Company Name Generator before, but thought it was worthy of a mention as it is the…

Some Useful WordPress Plugins

We’ve been sprucing up the omelett.es blog over the past few days, and come across a few useful interesting plugins for image displays, caching and stats: WP Super Cache (WordPress Plugin) Shadowbox.js Media Viewer WordPress.com Stats (WordPress Plugin) As always, we’d love to hear ideas and suggestions from you – just drop us an email…

A mixed bunch – life, CRM, and Morris Dancing

We’ve been sent some fun and interesting links over the last few days – a few business/CRM related sites to start with, followed by some design resources and last, but by no means least – my personal favourite the Morris Dancing movie! Are You Two Timing Your Customers Attracting Customers – Basic CRM principles Size…

Sales, Radio, Startup Inspiration and the iPhone

I was working on new email content and layouts for Tactile CRM yesterday but came across a few interesting bits and pieces that I thought were worth sharing: Why Sales shouldn’t be a dirty word – in (and at) Web 2.0 JACK fm Oxfordshire Why your web startup will fail 10 Most Awesome iPhone Apps…

Typography

Today I have been largely looking at typography, it’s uses, implementations and tools. Below are the highlights of what I have come across. 12 Examples of Paragraph Typography Handpicked free fonts for graphic designers with commercial-use licenses. 350 Designs – Clean font showcase On Choosing Type The 100% Easy-2-Read Standard Five simple steps to better…