Yahoo! Widget TV SDK Rocks!

Yahoo! Widget TV SDK Rocks!

We got a hold of the Yahoo! TV Widget SDK earlier this week (WDK)! Exiting stuff. As I mentioned previously, we are working with a handful of clients on developing Yahoo! TV Widgets for them so this is the final step in that process.  The WDK runs on Debian or Ubuntu Linux (so if you […]

Tab Content Manager for Facebook Pages

Tab Content Manager for Facebook Pages

I mentioned last week, but we have been busy building a Page-only, Tab-only application for Facebook that allows marketers to deploy and manage dynamic content on their Facebook pages. Inspired by the new Facebook page redesign, which I talked about last week(see Facebook Page Design – Best Practices), the Tab Manager for Facebook allows administrator […]

Look Who’s Doing Yahoo TV Widgets

Look Who’s Doing Yahoo TV Widgets

There has been a lot of noise (all good) and excitement about the Intel/Yahoo! TV widget platform. Depending on what numbers you look at (research firm DisplaySearch has most of them), what types of TV you look at (LCD vs Plasma) and if you look at unit sales or gross revenue, the “Top” TV manufacturers […]

Widgetmatic Powers Chris Sligh Dove Nomination Widget

Widgetmatic Powers Chris Sligh Dove Nomination Widget

We recently worked with Brash Music to put together a widget/facebook application for American Idol contestant and acclaimed Christian music artist Chris Sligh. Built on our Widgetmatic platform (600 series), the very same widget can exist as a web-based flash widget, a native Facebook application, an native OpenSocial application, a Yahoo! widget, an iGoogle widget, a MacOS […]

BlidgetPro Examples (and some WidgetBox History)

BlidgetPro Examples (and some WidgetBox History)

A couple of days ago I blogged about BlidgetPro from Widgetbox. As I mentioned, WidgetBox has a self-service widget offering that allows folks to quickly build widgets. Today I got a kind email from Widgetbox’s VP Marketing & Business, Ryan Spoon, thanking me for the feedback. Its funny but I co-founded one of my previous […]

Facebook Page Redesign: Best Practices

Facebook Page Redesign: Best Practices

The new Facebook page redesign actually holds a lot of promise for artists, bands, and brands who are using Facebook to promote their products, services or simply themselves.  Here is why: Tab-Based Design: The new design allows you to use applications as Tabs. Although most Facebook applications don’t support pages, some do. For those that […]

widget examples

widget examples

Some Google iGoogle widget examples: http://www.google.com/adwords/gadgetads/gallery.html Including some from: Intel Agency: Universal McCann Retail New Balance Agency: Almighty Foot Locker Agency: Nitro Group Media & Entertainment Kickin’ It Old Skool (Yari Films) Agency: Deep Focus A Mighty Heart: Paramount Vantage Agency: Media Banners Automotive Honda Agency: RPA Nissan Agency: OMD CPG (Consumer Packaged Goods) Pepsi […]

Yahoo! Open Applications (YAP)

Yahoo! Open Applications (YAP)

Open Applications are Yahoo!’s answer to Google’s iGoogle widgets and OpenSocial platform.   Yahoo Open Apps are part of the Yahoo! Open Strategy (or Y!OS for short) – Yahoo!’s push to “deliver open, industry-leading platforms that attract the most publishers and developers.” Positioned as “Social Platform for Yahoo”, Y!OS really represents a set of open API […]

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