Bess Batterham

Most recent blogs by Bess Batterham

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Turn those double taps into dollar signs

Amateur photography meets stock photography. #Genius

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Love, Grandpa and Grandmaster Flash

Autocorrect; our best friend and our worst enemy.

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Oppa! Psy breaks YouTube.

YouTube has been forced to upgrade after 'Gangnam Style' busts record breaking, unprecedented number of views.

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Information Is Beautiful

These visualisations, infographics and diagrams are mesmerising, humorous and incredibly insightful. With each one leaving you educated, humoured and aesthetically pleasured.

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"It's a Bess thing"

Merchandise companies are targeting potential buyers with name-custom clothes on Facebook, but how are they finding us?

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5 Revealing New Mobile Stats.

A quick look at the stats for 2014 so far to see who is using smartphones, what mobile sites they're accessing, and where.

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How has the internet changed music over the decades: A Visual

A mesmerising gif displaying the change of music sales over the past 30 years.

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How the internet and mobile devices are being used in 2014

How is device use changing? How are people accessing media? How much are advertisers spending and on what?

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Wiliam does City2Surf 2014

The only thing that runs faster than our team, are our websites.

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10 Current Pivotal Web Design Trends

More simplicity, more cleanliness, and more focus on smaller screen size, to name just a few of the design trends of 2014 so far.

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5 little known facts about Google

And if you don't believe me, then Google them for yourself.

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The hidden cost of the most watched YouTube video of all time

The Economist has put together a clever infograhic showing what humans could have achieved in the time spent watching Gangnam Style.

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An online trend that's hard to stomach

It’s nice to be reminded of just how much of a weird place the internet can be and South Korea’s new online trend takes the cake. Literally.

Bess Batterham Team : Web Operations Tags : Online Trends Technology Media Online Marketing Social Media Marketing

The 10 fast-rising digital buzzwords of 2013

And their definitions, so you don't have to continue to pretend to know what they mean.

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If Google were a real person

Unfortunately it's true, but at least it's funny.

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10 ways to improve the UX of onsite search results

The speed in which results are returned is very important, but there are many other factors which will influence the overall user experience and may just lose or win you a sale from a potential customer.

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The Digital Donation Funnel

Simply asking your supporters and visitors for money won't cut it. You need a slick approach and a careful strategy.

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Australian organisations have it 'appening

A staggering 75% of Australian organisations are predicted to have mobile apps within the next three to five years in order to engage and interact with their consumers in the most effective way possible, a report from Optus found.

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A prediction of the state of mobile in 2017

By 2017, global mobile traffic will reach an annual run rate of 134 exabytes per year.

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10 hot tips to improve your e-commerce product pages

There’s a fine line between giving your customers enough information and over-doing it completely when it comes to designing you product pages.

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Australia tops the list for digital ad spending per internet user in 2012.

It is expected that in 2016, Australia will reach a whopping $4.5 billion in digital ad spending and online will account for more than one-quarter of ad spending across all medias.

Bess Batterham Team : Web Operations Tags : Web Strategy Online Marketing

How to Make Call to Actions More Effective

There is no one-size fits all approach for selecting the highest performers as CTAs tend to perform differently across verticals, making the task even more challenging.

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The Content Omniverse

When using the Internet the majority of your time is spent creating and digesting content.

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Using Web Personalisation To Increase Sales

Personalising content can have a huge impact on conversion and sales. And it's not that hard.

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Tablets and Video Are A Good Fit

Browsing websites on tablets continues to grow. And grow. And grow.

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There’s an app for that

We have quickly learnt that there’s an app for almost anything one can think of, in fact we know it so well that in 2011 there were 31 billion app downloads to mobile devices.

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Retailers, it’s time to embrace mobile internet in stores.

Some retailers may be feeling threatened by the growing trend of in store mobile use, but if they learn to embrace they can use it to enhance their customer’s in-store experience.

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Blendr into a crowd

I recently downloaded a new iPhone application called Blendr, made by the same American guy who released the homosexual version of the app, Grindr in 2009.

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It's back-to-basics for online marketing tactics.

Marketingsherpa Blog ,looking back on the year that’s been, has asked marketers to send in the ideas and wisdom they gained in 2011 in order to better plan for the coming year.

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Interview - Future of Online Shopping for Australian companies

As well as being the financial manager at Wiliam I also study journalism. For my radio course I put together a short show where I focused mainly on online shopping.

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What makes rounded corners more attractive than sharp edges?

Rounded corners are more aesthetically appealing than jagged edges to everyone, but these days most people don’t even think twice about why this might be so. Designers use rounded corners so often that they are more of an industry standard than a design trend. They’re not only being used on user interfaces, but hardware product designs as well.

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Make your customers dare to share your brand

A new study by ShareThis has found that 31 per cent of referral traffic on the Internet comes from sharing.

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Cracking a Hard Password

How important is password strength? The answer is very, cyber criminals use sophisticated tools that can rapidly decipher passwords or in some cases just get lucky with a wild guess.

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If You Want To Be Famous Just Use Youtube

Who needs Idol or Australia’s Got Talent when in this day and age anybody can become an instant celebrity thanks to Youtube.

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Why I Prefer to Shop Online

Why should one stand in a store for hours listening to the sales assistant breakdown the entire range of the products and competing products.

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Million-Dollar Michael Jackson Domain Names

In the wake of Michael Jackson’s death many hopeful millionaires have been snatching up any MJ-related domain names in the hope of cashing in on the domains potential value. It has been reported that GoDaddy.com have had 11,000 MJ-related domain names registered in the week following the Pop Icons death and On Ebay there are over a dozen sellers listing various MJ domain names at the optimistic price of over $12 Million.


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