“The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear.” – Buddy the Elf. This quote has nothing to do with our social media posts, but it is an excellent way to prepare for the holidays, right? Just in case, your obsession over pumpkin (everything), turkey and football made you miss out on keeping tabs on your twitter feed, here's our selection of the most attention-grabbing articles we posted last month. Happy December!

  1. Apple created a new YouTube channel to enhance the user experience – It’s about time Apple stepped up their social media game, and they are going about it at least one right way: by offering customer support. Whether you are a product newbie or whiz, check out this channel to get all your iPhone and iPad questions answered. #Apple #iPhone #Usability #UX
  2. Great article on turning digital touch points into personalized recommendations – “Data is a tool that can unlock great opportunities for marketers, but it certainly makes it easier if you know where and how to apply it” – AdWeek. At Evolve, we are all about using data to help develop a great strategy for our clients. Hence, why we are market researchers. #data #digitalmarketing #analytics
  3. Ever wonder the odds of a band or musician making it big? – It's smaller than you might think! From the right music genre to entertainment venues, these charts show the odds of success and the paths to getting there. #DataViz #Music
  4. Phone vs. Online Surveys – What's the Difference? There are pros and cons to both methods, so which should you choose? Find the answer here. #ResearchTips #Surveys #EvolveBlog
  5. A Data-Driven Exploration of King Fu Films – When were the most Kung Fu movies produced? What words are used most? Which films should you watch first? Here's everything you ever wanted to know about Kung Fu movies just in case you’re into those films. It’s mind-blowing data! #DataViz #DataVisualization
  6. The Future of Homes: From Smart to Autonomous – Have you incorporated smart technology into your home? Smart home technology started out as a dream in the media 80 years ago, and by the end of 2017 (this month) a projected 20 million U.S. homes will be considered smart homes. What makes a smart home smart? Check it out here in this colorful infographic by Visual Capitalist. #data #tech #infographic 


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Posted by Jennifer

Jennifer is all things project management, but she is also passionate about qualitative research, and creating unique graphics and data viz. When she isn't consumed with work, you can find her playing outside with her husband and their two blue heelers, starting her next DIY project, or volunteering in the community.

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