Pixeldust worked with Sherry Matthews Advocacy Marketing to help the Texas Department of Transportation launch their Labor Day “Drink. Drive. Go to Jail.” campaign. Pixeldust designed a innovative interface and developed a Flash-based website with background video. The home page features a custom video gallery so users can watch previously recorded videos of real drunk driving arrests. Pixeldust also wrote the site copy and created a series of rich media Flash banners that feature the “Drink. Drive. Go to Jail.” slogan. The site provides information about DWI consequences and alternative transportation services to help people avoid driving drunk.
I’ve been noticing some buzz about the newly-launched photo sharing service DailyBooth, and can’t help but notice a trend that seems to happen with nearly every new web service. All newly-released websites seem to have an cycle of innovation that looks something like this: Release product to early adopters Early adopters sign up on a whim, not knowing how to utilize the product More people sign up because of early adopters API is relased New, better uses are found Product starts to refine itself Now in case you weren’t paying attention here, the key part of this cycle was API being released. Why? Because API’s mean innovation. And innovation is the key to winning the web app game. So let’s go back to the original example of DailyBooth. They are at the “release product to early adopters” stage. If you check out some of the suggested users, you’ll see that…
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