Tristan Harris' thoughts on ethical design and time well spent

“How do you ethically shape the thoughts and actions that will appear in a billion people’s minds today?” That’s the question Tristan Harris, a former Design Ethicist at Google, is currently trying to figure out — or at least make everyone think about when it comes to designing technology, software, advertising, and apps ethically. Harris,…

responsive web design vs. adaptive web design for SEO

When creating a website in today’s marketing world, companies need to consider how their website looks and functions on a mobile device — they need to pay attention to mobile SEO. Simply put, today’s internet users use their mobile devices for just about everything: shopping online, reading articles, searching the internet, browsing for local businesses,…

how to reinvent your business and examples of businesses that have reinvented themselves

Every so often, you reinvent yourself. Think about the clothes you wear now versus the clothes you wore last year, 5 years ago, 10 years ago, in high school, in grade school. They’ve changed, haven’t they? In fact, it’s probably easy to say that you’ve changed and found better ways to dress and express yourself…

how to find and act on inspirations for your business

Reviewing selections of “Brain Storm: Unleashing Your Creative Self” by Don Hahn In his section on inspiration, Hahn takes us through the variety of magical ways in which someone might find inspiration: the breakthrough eureka moment, the spark that finds its way into your mind in the dead of night. Either way, they’re all valid…

how to overcome procrastination on the the Smarter Searches blog

Build Your Business! It’s been awhile since we visited our monthly review of selections of “Brain Storm: Unleashing Your Creative Self” by Don Hahn — but we’re back, and this month, we’re covering the topic of procrastination! Getting inspired to create, fulfill, and maintain a business is hard work. It often involves not knowing where…

…That alerts you to social media notifications. A dog, robot, and social media, all rolled into one sweet little package?! Why yes, it is a great time to be alive! If you’re ready to be on the very pulse of social media interactions — in a way that you might actually enjoy — then we’d…

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