Explaining charts and graphs—especially complex ones—can seem daunting without a live presentation. That’s why I rely on quick annotation tools like Skitch—which enable me to point out specific data and provide insights directly on top of a beautiful chart or graph in a matter of minutes.Read More
For the past 3 years I've been honing and refining the practice of interconnecting cloud-based platforms to create powerful and nimble analytics infrastructures—a practice I call daisy-chaining™. This unique approach to big data strategy recognizes that a data pipeline comprised of world-class cloud platforms—each with their own specialties, dev teams and product roadmaps—yields an analytics infrastructure that's not just reliable and easy to maintain, but constantly improves over time. As a result, daisy-chaining™ cloud tools makes big data strategies and predictive analytics accessible to even the most budget-conscious teams, including newsrooms. Read the full post on fam1.co.
Measuring Net Promoter Score (NPS) is a well-embraced best practice among product marketers and managers, as it helps give rapid insight into brand loyalty and customer satisfaction—both as a snapshot and over time. This post provides a quick refresher on how NPS works. Read it on fam1.co
Teams already invested in messaging tools like Intercom and Mailchimp often want to experiment with NPS before migrating to a fancy paid platform. Here's how Familian&1 helps its clients use Typeform, Google Sheets and Zapier to build NPS surveys on the fly, visualize NPS trends, and send survey-based tags and comments back into an existing marketing stack. Read the full post on fam1.co.
I recently had the pleasure to speak at length with IT and CIO maven Bill Murphy about all things related to unified data strategy and visualization. If you have a 45 mins to spare, give this lil' podcast a listen!
With the winding down of SlideShowPro Director, Bay Area artist Alexis Laurent needed a new website backend, and Squarespace came to the rescue. We were able to retain the basic aesthetic look and feel of the previous site while supercharging it with many of Squarespace's awesome plug-and-play features. Check it out at http://alexislaurent.com.
With the winding down of SlideShowPro Director Bergamot Station needed a new website backend, and Squarespace came to the rescue, enabling us to retain the basic aesthetic look and feel of the previous site while supercharging it with many of Squarespace's awesome plug-and-play features. Check it out at http://bergamotstation.com.
With the winding down of SlideShowPro Director Shoshanawayne needed a new website backend, and Squarespace came to the rescue, enabling us to retain the basic aesthetic look and feel of the previous site while supercharging it with many of Squarespace's awesome plug-and-play features. Check it out at http://shoshanawayne.com.
Professional invoicing has never been easier for small businesses thanks to FreshBooks—an incredibly user-friendly accounting tool designed to avoid the headaches and hassles so common to other do-it-yourself accounting software. With just a few clicks you can track billable hours (and enable contractors to do the same), email invoices to clients, and even manage expenses and run simple P&L reports. If you’re banging your head against the wall with your current billing and time-tracking system, definitely check out FreshBooks. http://freshbooks.com
A new shared interest group at Harvard needed a quick way to collect potential members before going live with a fully-featured community website, so Familian&1 employed its affordable web design principles to produce this super simple (and effective!) lead gen site with Weebly:
The "Join" form prompts a Mailchimp automation flow, which closes the loop on a simple lead generation process. Total cost: $15/mo. Check it out at http://harvardalumnihealthcare.com/