37Signals’ Jason Fried On How Working Remotely Boosts Collaboration

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This past February, Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer made headlines when she put an end to the company’s remote work policy. “To become the absolute best place to work, communication and collaboration will be important, so we need to be working…

Data Tools for Creating Great Content

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Data analysis and visualization tools are everywhere. Derek Willis, an interactive developer for The New York Times, uses plenty of them and the surprising thing is that—despite the fact he has the resources of a large, global newsroom—his favorite tools…

Why PR and Content Marketing are Different but the Same

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If your idea of public relations consists of press releases and helping sources get media interviews, you’re not that far off. “Fundamentally, being written about in an article or getting any kind of press attention does give you more credibility,…

Why Freelancers Should Check Out Google Media Tools

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Launched in mid-October to coincide with the Online News Association conference in Atlanta, Google Media Tools is a collection of, well, media tools. Although they’ve all been around in some form or another, the site was created to centralize existing…

Django Creator Adrian Holovaty On Turning Data Into Opportunity

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Chicago-based Web developer Adrian Holovaty is a polymath of sorts, though considerably more unassuming. A pioneer of journalism via computer programming, he was the founder of EveryBlock, an innovative site that offered neighborhood news, searchable crime data and local forums…

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