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Wednesday, December 28, 2016

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SEO and Digital Trends in 2017

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moz.com - Disclaimer: This post, as with every post that aims to predict the future, should be taken with a grain of salt — no matter how authoritative the author. The main purpose of this post is to offer i...

Top 3 Live Video Sites to Watch for in 2017

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inc.com - There's going to be a war in 2017. It's going to be savage, all-out and no-holds-barred. It's going to be fought on the main social media platforms and it's going be over... live video. In December...

How to Create Social Campaigns for Gen Z

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blog.hootsuite.com - Have you finally wrapped your head around savvy marketing practices for targeting millennials? Too bad! The next generation is just now achieving financial independence, and that means writing a wh...

How to Use Social Listening to Improve Your Landing Pages

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instapage.com - A successful landing page is a combination of many different factors. Colors, copywriting, layout, and the quality of your traffic all play a role in how well your landing page converts. You can, a...

Facebook will flag false posts in your feed to tackle fake news

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newscientist.com - Facebook is taking action against fake news stories. The social media giant has unveiled a string of measures to help flag fake stories that appear in people’s news feeds. The move follows an onsla...

Oculus acquires eye-tracking startup The Eye Tribe

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techcrunch.com - The direction you look could one day control your VR or mobile experience thanks to Facebook and Oculus’ latest buy, The Eye Tribe. Oculus confirms to me that this is an official acquisition.The st...

Going live on Facebook is actually the worst

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Jefferson Faudan





mashable.com - Over the past several weeks, cities across the country have become awash with Facebook's biggest national marketing campaign ever. It's also the company's most cringe-worthy. SEE ALSO: Everyone hat...

Twitter introduces 360-degree video live streaming

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techcrunch.com - Twitter is taking another step into getting into live video by introducing 360-degree live streams through Periscope. Anyone on Twitter and Periscope can watch 360-degree live video, though current...

Will Spotify kill the music download?

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theguardian.com - The digital download, ushered in to the mass market more than a decade ago by Apple’s iTunes music store, is in rapid decline as people shift to streaming services such as Spotify and Apple Music. ...

Police ask: “Alexa, did you witness a murder?”

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Reg Saddler





arstechnica.com - In November of 2015, former Georgia police officer Victor Collins was found dead in a backyard hot tub at the Bentonville, Arkansas, home of acquaintance James Andrew Bates. Bates claimed it was an...

Russia Wants Apple to Unlock iPhone belonging to Killer of Russian Ambassador

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Reg Saddler





thehackernews.com - You might have also seen a viral video of the assassination of the Russian ambassador to Turkey that quickly spread through the Internet worldwide. Russian Ambassador Andrei Karlov was shot dead by...

5G promises to transform the world again

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techcrunch.com - Tom Goodwin is EVP, head of innovation at Zenith Media. We may be on the cusp of a new, simpler world. From the current era of “peak complexity”, this new era will produce a step-change in society...

Echo owns the holiday and heads to court: It’s The Daily Crunch

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techcrunch.com - Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday our daily guided tour of the biggest tech stories from the past 24 hours will appear here on TechCrunch.com. To get The Daily Crunch in your inbox every day of th...

Facebook & Google dominate the list of 2016’s top apps

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techcrunch.com - Mobile applications from Facebook and Google dominated the new list of the year’s top apps released today by Nielsen. Not surprisingly, Facebook again grabbed the number one spot on the list, with ...

Three years later, the console wars are more confusing than ever

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arstechnica.com - Is it time to upgrade? Is it better to wait? Should you just stick to a retro-focused Raspberry Pi build instead? Below, we'll walk you through the current state of the console market, summarize wh...

Busyness Is Not Productiveness - TalentCulture

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talentculture.com - Somehow a packed calendar/agenda seems to be an indicator of our “success.” We live in a 7/24 world, we have more work than we can manage, and we constantly fill our calendars with activities. It...

What Do You Need to Know About New CoSchedule Email Preferences?

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Douglas Idugboe





socialsavvygeek.com - The powerhouse SaaS company presents itself as a content marketing editorial calendar, but aspects of the ecosystem that can be useful as you growth-hack the Web extend beyond that. Janice Wald of ...

New Study Looks at What Makes People Unfollow Brands on Social

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Reg Saddler




socialmediatoday.com - So what do your customers really want on social media – and what annoys them or turns them off? To find out, Sprout Social recently conducted a survey of more than 1,000 people to get their thought...

KFC Loyalty Program Compromised in U.K.

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loyalty360.org - Members of the Colonel’s Club KFC loyalty program received an email that has become one of the biggest fears in today’s digitally connected world: Hackers may have gained access to their personally...

Paytronix Helps Spark Increased Loyalty Program Membership at HuHot Mongolian Grill

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loyalty360.org - Officials for HuHot Mongolian Grill, an American restaurant chain specializing in create-your-own stir-fry cuisine (Mongolian Barbecue), wanted to elevate its loyalty program at the point-of-sale. ...

The 12 stages of email marketing’s evolution: Past and future

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marketingland.com - The email inbox is ripe for innovation because inbox providers “haven’t come up with anything new” since 1975. That’s what Drew Houston, the founder of CEO of Dropbox, said at Dreamforce in 2013. A...

Content about content is king: 2016's most popular columns on the topic

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marketingland.com - One of the internet’s most venerable revenue models for content creators sparked a lot of interest in 2016 — is affiliate marketing still viable? And, if so, what does it need to do to adapt to the...

My Tour Deal : Mobile ONLY Booking App - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Patrick Ncho”, Co-Founder at the California – USA based Startup “MyTourDeal” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and...

Pollfish : A Survey Web Platform - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Mr. ‘Giannis Zaoudis'; CTO of the Cyprus-based start-up “pollfishCom”. Below, is the full interview that we have conducted : 1. ...

Pushstartr : Database Management Platform - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Ryan Nutley”, CEO of the Ireland based start-up “Pushstartr” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what your start...

MinYawns : Minions To Supervillains - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Mr. ‘Billy Sheng'; Founder of the Start Up “MinYawns”. Below, is the full interview that we have conducted : 1. What is i...

Morces.com: Get More Than Just a Mobile Site! - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Morces is an absolute free platform for all users to go mobile in a matter of minutes! In addition to optimizing website for mobile devices, Morces provides comprehensive set of social tool such as...

Google Shopping feed optimization: Speak your customers’ language and write more compelling product titles

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searchengineland.com - Product Feed optimization is key to any successful Google Shopping campaign. Your product titles are one of the most important factors in whether or not Google will think your ad is relevant to the...

Twitter's Periscope launches 360 video

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mashable.com - It's not exactly virtual reality, but Twitter's Periscope has a new update that could make the service a lot more immersive. On Wednesday, the company announced that 360 videos are now viewable in...

10 Smart SEO Tools to Monitor Backlinks

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mention.com - Over the past few years, so much of SEO has changed. But one thing left untouched is the power of quality and natural backlinks. Old school SEO was about backlink quantity, but now we’re in a place...

Redefining the relationship of man and machine: narrated chapter from the 'The Future of Business' book (video, audio, pdf, German translation) - Futurist Gerd Leonhard

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futuristgerd.com - I am very fortunate to be part of a group of 62 leading futurists that compiled their ideas and visions in the amazing ‘The Future of Business’ book, edited by my good friend, colleague and publish...

Mark Zuckerberg's ambitious 10-year plan could literally change our reality — and that's scary

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Gerd Leonhard





uk.businessinsider.com - There are really two Facebooks: One, the social network that billions of people use to share baby photos and political opinions; and two, the future factory that's building giant solar laser drones...

What Everyone Should Know About Facebook Marketing

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duracmarketing.com - When you market, you’ll need to stay up-to-date and learn about trends. Facebook is an easy and low-cost way to make your business more accessible to customers. Review the guidance in this article ...

How Will Amazon Listing on Google PLAs Impact Advertisers? - CPC Strategy

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cpcstrategy.com - Posted by Tara Johnson on December 28, 2016 in Google Shopping, Paid Search Recently, you may have noticed Amazon.com running Google Product Listing Ads (PLA), as seen in the example below: Accordi...

Technology Trends Ahead of 2017 - Convenience Store Decisions

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cstoredecisions.com - Adoption of self-service kiosks and picking up online orders in store are both expected to increase in 2017. 2017 is set to bring new trends and changes, especially around technology adoption, to t...

A high tech work of art

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Future Lighting





thejakartapost.com - Organic light-emitting diode (OLED) televisions are a whole new category of TV display technology. OLED panels used in OLED TV have no backlight and each pixel has the capability of producing its o...

How Small Businesses Are Cracking the Online Marketing Code

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entrepreneur.com - When it comes to online marketing, the purpose and objectives are generally the same as traditional strategies in terms of increasing brand awareness and finding new customers. There are a number o...

A Necessary Item that Seems Like it Shouldn’t Be

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automotive.ninja - Sometimes we really do long for the simpler life. A time before computers, before cell phones, before the need for two incomes in the home and a time when it felt like we had all the time in the wo...

Unlocking your phone is now free in the UK - www.UnlockPhone.codes

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unlockphone.codes - First you need to check if your handset is locked or unlocked as mentioned above. If you find out that your handset is locked you can simply ask your provider to unlock it. Please note that provide...

Amazon says its Echo devices were hot sellers during its 'best ever' holiday season

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latimes.com - Amazon.com Inc.'s Echo voice-activated artificial-intelligence devices were the stars of what the e-commerce behemoth is calling its “best ever” holiday season. Seattle-based Amazon said the Echo f...

Twitter spent 2016 pouring gasoline on its fires

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engadget.com - Discussing the toxicity of Twitter's culture is tired beyond cliche, but it's clear that its reputation precedes it. It's seen as a place where people abuse and get abused by strangers on a daily b...

OptinMonster Recap of 2016

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optinmonster.com - Another year is about to end, and today we’re reflecting on the highlights of 2016! It was a great year for OptinMonster, and we couldn’t have done it without your support. We want to thank you as ...

Tim Cook says AirPods are ‘a runaway success’

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rogerstringer.com - Tim Cook wandered into the New York Stock Exchange this morning and started taking questions about his holiday plans, product sales, and AirPods. His responses raised some big questions — Why isn’t...

CenturyLinkVoice: The Flextime Phenomenon And 5 Must-Have Tools For The Sharp SMB

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forbes.com - The adoption of flextime has resulted in a productivity boon for companies of all sizes and across a broad swath of verticals. It also serves as a compelling workplace benefit for millennials, who ...