The Olive Reading List: July 30, 2015

Here’s a look at some of the things we’ve been reading, watching, and discussing in the Olive studio this week:


Denise Burt designs classical album covers. Walk through her work as you listen to the music that inspires the final product.
— Micah Thompson

This security bug lets criminals hack 95% of all Android smartphones and tablets with a text message

Android users, beware!
— Ben Oberg (@benoberg)

These Famous Authors Had Their Work Rejected Before Striking it Big

One person’s definition of a failure may be the Nobel Committee for Literature’s (along with millions of readers) definition of moving prose.
— Eliza Green (@ElizaAnneGreen)

The ultimate guide to designing landing pages that convert

An extensive article that covers almost every aspect of great landing page design.
— Peter Robelia (@PeterRobelia)

Review: Windows 10

Take a look at the new Windows 10. Differences, new features, and why you should be upgrading now.
— Leah Alsum

Why Your Content Needs a Strategy

As targeted, engaging, unique content becomes ever more important, your B2B marketing needs a content strategy and it needs to be optimized for your target audience.
— Katie Yohn (@KatieLyohn)

New Traditions And Old Ways: A Visual Guide to Turkey’s Thriving DIY Scene

Who knew Turkey had a thriving music scene full of seriously dedicated artists? This beautiful photo gallery tells its story.
— Dani Adelman (@DaniAdelman)

15 Marketing Strategies that Inspire Strategic Thinkers

Great strategies in motion.
— Susan Kerber

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