Matt Maldre

Twitter Jack Dorsey on Twitter follower count and reply rate

Twitter CEO says the important stat is reply rate, not follower count

I love this quote from the CEO of Twitter on the number of followers a person has: “I don’t think that’s the number you should be focused on. I think what is more important is the number of meaningful conversations you’re having on the platform. How many times do you receive a reply?” Too often …

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Tribune Publishing logo, 2018

Tribune Publishing new logo, replacing the old tronc logo

The first time most Tribune Publishing employees (myself included) saw our new logo was on our Cisco phone display this morning. As a designer, I enjoy that my first experience with our brand was in 8-bit grayscale. For the Tribune employees who check their email on the way into the office, their first experience of …

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List of blog posts

I have a problem with Evernote. I use it an archive, not as active in-progress writing.

When you write a blog post or a draft of something, where do you save it? I put all my blog posts into Evernote. It’s a great app to save documents and images. Having all my blog drafts together in one organized place is so handy. All the drafts are searchable. When you go to …

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Rare hashtags

It’s funny to find hashtags on Instagram that are rarely used. When commenting on a photo, I’ll often combine two words together into a hashtag. And then I click on the hashtag to see if there any other photos. Apparently is the first Instagram photo with the hashtag:

privacy policy

New privacy policy for mattmaldre.com and my other websites

So many companies emailing about their privacy policy! Wow. Well, it’s a good thing that the European Union is forcing everyone to publish simple policies on how each company uses cookies and data. All consumers should know what is each company’s policy. What happens when you sign up for an email list? Or when you …

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