Below is a great visual recap of the differences between Serif and Sans Serif typefaces (fonts). There is a time and a place for both, but like the end of this infograph states: “The best font choices are the ones where readers do not notice the font, but the message”
Original Source: Urban Fonts
I came across this telling graph provided by Business Insider in an article discussing the inevitable death of TV. It’s not a huge shock that this is direction media consumption is heading considering mobile’s ease of use, constant accessibility and streaming video options out there on the web. The original article can be found here: “TV is Dying, And Here Are The Stats That Prove It”
With Google being the main search engine power house, it is important for any website to make sure they are maximizing their presence on the web but incorporating current SEO best practices. Here is a nice round-up and cheat sheet from MOZ that is very useful. Obviously this is just a guide and since the web is an ever changing environment it’s always best to consult with the SEO professionals.
SEO Cheat Sheet PDF
This is a fantastic reference for generating marketing content for the plethora of social media options in the online landscape. Original credits for posting this awesome iconograph go to Tent Social.
Recently I was utilizing CSS @font-face rule to include a little typographic flare to a site. Typically, I work in the browser when doing my front-end development, Firefox with Firebug specifically. Everything was looking great until I upload to start my testing across browsers. My True Type Font (.ttf) was not rendering in Chrome despite the fact that ‘.ttf’ is Chrome’s required format! The font I was using was Lubalin and it wasn’t playing nicely. I had used the @font-face rule with a True Type Font before and not run into any issues with Chrome so I was perplexed as to why it wasn’t working.