The Signs.com Weekly Recap: February 27 – March 2

 

The Signs.com Weekly Recap

This week saw a silent film win an Oscar and a highly popular TV show make a really bad design decision. Here is the Signs.com Weekly Recap for February 27 – March 2.

News Stories

Does the Mad Men season premier billboard bring back memories of 9/11? http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/02/28/a-season-premiere-a-falling-man-and-memories-of-911/

The Oscars in Social Infographic form – http://mashable.com/2012/02/27/oscars-twitter-stats-mentions-retweets/

Great tips to remember when creating content for digital signage – http://www.signshop.com/latest-news/a-checklist-for-designing-digital-content-2802121203

PantoneLIVE Allows brand owners to manage color in the cloud and delivers color DNA based on real ink, on real substrates with real printing processes for predictable, repeatable results – http://www.myprintresource.com/product/10635635/x-rite-pantone-inc-pantonelive

Utah House OKs bill removing local control over billboards –  http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/53609401-90/ability-allowing-bill-billboard.html.csp

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Nelson James

Nelson James is the chief operating officer of Signs.com and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the company. Prior to joining the Signs.com team, Nelson was the president and co-founder of SEO.com. For over 6 years he helped to grow the company from 2 to over 85 employees. Nelson managed many large accounts during his tenure at SEO.com, including Dell.com. In early 2011, Nelson was recruited to Lendio Inc., where he was VP of marketing and was responsible for the creation and management of a marketing team as well as the strategy, tactics and programs to create interest and demand for Lendio’s products and services. Prior to his work experience, Nelson graduated Cum Laude from Brigham Young University in marketing and advertising from the communications department. Nelson lives in Lehi, Utah with his wife and three children. He currently holds leadership positions in scouting and volunteers in his church and community.