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8 Advertising Mistakes SaaS Companies Make All Too Often

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blog.kissmetrics.com - Ad media buying for SaaS products can feel like a rabbit hole of complexity. Best practices, capabilities and tactics will change depending on what you’re trying to accomplish, what platform you’re o…

Facebook Allegedly Deems Pro-Trump Diamond and Silk ‘Unsafe to the Community’

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www.breitbart.com - In a post on their Facebook page, Diamond and Silk, an internet commentating duo that became popular during the 2016 election for their vocal support of President Trump, stated that after much delibe…

Senator Warns 'Facebook Must Shape Up or it Will be Broken Up'

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www.thegatewaypundit.com - One Senator warned Facebook must shape up or it will be broken up. With Mark Zuckerberg’s grilling on Capitol Hill looming this week, Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden warned Facebook that it must make major cha…

A 5-liter V8 in a world of small-capacity turbos: The 2018 Lexus GS F

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arstechnica.com - The sun sets over the naturally aspirated V8? The 2018 Lexus GS F. The GS F is Lexus' answer to the BMW M5; a big sedan that's as at home on the freeway as it is the raceway. It's cheaper than the mi…

Dealmaster: Figuring out the right time to buy a new TV in 2018

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arstechnica.com - For all the technical advancements televisions have made in recent years, the process of buying one remains as hazy as ever. The TV market operates on a cycle that creates a constant push-pull betwee…

In a Slack world, Microsoft bets on Teams and Yammer

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techcrunch.com - The growth of Windows has slowed as Microsoft’s mobile platform goals have faded and the PC market matured. As a result, Microsoft has had to seek new revenue outside of its operating system. In 2017…

Edovo raises $9 million to provide incarcerated people with tablet-based education

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techcrunch.com - Edovo, a tablet-based education startup for incarcerated people, has raised $9 million from Impact Engine, Lumina Foundation, Kapor Capital and others. Edovo works with facilities to bring in secure …

Dictionary app Reverso learns new tricks

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techcrunch.com - Dictionary app Reverso is getting new features with its 8.0 update. There are new exercices and games to help you learn new words. Reverso also now has an integrated thesaurus. Reverso is one of the …

Bad UX Roundup #10: Now with 20% more bad UX! – UX Planet

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uxplanet.org - Let’s be real. Most of us would not know anybody’s birthday if Facebook didn’t remind us. I can count on one hand the number of birthdays I remember unprompted. I suppose there’s nothing wrong with r…

Gallery: The streamers, game makers, and costumed players of PAX East 2018

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arstechnica.com - The best and possibly only-est shyguy cosplay I've ever seen at PAX. I asked for a fist bump after this photo and got one. You don't see too many opportunities for selfies with inflatable dinosaurs o…

Mug shots: How Ars Technica editors prefer to stay caffeinated

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arstechnica.com - No matter whether an office exists as brick-and-mortar or Orbiting, focuses on manufacturing, development, or journalist'ing, they all share one thing in common. It's not too many sweets for holiday …

The Alfa Romeo Giulia Ti: A sports sedan for people who want to drive

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arstechnica.com - The Alfa Romeo Giulia Ti Sport is almost as good as the fire-breathing Quadrifoglio version but for significantly less money. If you enjoy driving—and I mean really enjoy driving—you will love this c…

There’s growing evidence Tesla’s Autopilot handles lane dividers poorly

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arstechnica.com - Last week, we reported on the death of Walter Huang, a Tesla customer whose Model X vehicle slammed into a concrete lane divider in Mountain View, California. Tesla has acknowledged that Autopilot wa…

Nintendo warns against using substandard Switch charging cables

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arstechnica.com - We were overjoyed when we first found out that Nintendo was ditching its usual proprietary charging ports on portable systems in favor of USB-C power for the Nintendo Switch. Unfortunately, not all t…

Ajit Pai’s “Harlem Shake” video preparations must remain secret, FCC says

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arstechnica.com - The Federal Communications Commission has denied a public records request that sought emails regarding Chairman Ajit Pai's "Harlem Shake" video. Pai shot the video with the Daily Caller, a conservati…

What Siri can learn from Google Assistant

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www.engadget.com - Apple is trying to catch up. Not only is it beefing up its phones with "neural engine" chips to power AI efforts like augmented reality and machine learning, it's also building out its Siri team. The…

This Man Took His Mercedes for a Service and Left the Dashcam On. This Is What It Recorded

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www.inc.com - Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek. Some types of business relationships are based entirely on trust. Especially when you're deali…

Security News This Week: The US Gets Tough With Putin's Inner Circle

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www.wired.com - This week in security we took a closer look at Fin7, also known as JokerStash, Carbanak, and a host of other names. The cybercrime group rakes in as much as $50 million a month by stealing credit car…

Amazon Fire TV set-top boxes get a discount

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androidcommunity.com - If you’ve been thinking about getting an Amazon Fire TV set-top box for a while now, this might be the perfect time to get it as the retail giant is offering deals for two of the most popular ones: t…

New Pilot Loyalty Program to Start In April At Target

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www.loyalty360.org - Come April, Target will be testing a new loyalty program in the Dallas-Fort Worth area called Target Red. Company officials declined comment, but the company website offered a brief description of …

Dos and Don’ts of Successful Reward Programs

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www.loyalty360.org - Most convenience stores share similar reasons for having a reward program – such as improving profitability and enticing customers to make incremental sales – but all reward programs are not created …

Three Things to Look for at Shop Talk 2018

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www.loyalty360.org - In three short years, Shoptalk, which will draw 8,000 retail professionals to Las Vegas from March 18th to the 21st, has emerged as a giant, must attend retail conference that now rivals the National…

Unlocking Facebook Ad Retargeting Using Website Custom Audiences

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marketaire.com - The power of Facebook ads lies within its ad targeting. It doesn’t matter if your ad copy, imagery, or bidding and optimization are perfect. You absolutely need to target people that are most likely …

Want Successful Landing Pages That Convert? These Are 5 Must Haves!

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marketaire.com - Some of the links below are affiliate links, which means that if you choose to make a purchase, I will earn a commission that supports my work. This commission comes at no additional cost to you. Ple…

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg should answer these questions when he testifies before Congress

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www.foxnews.com - Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg prepares to answer questions before Congress; The Hill reporter Ali Breland shares insight. When Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before Congress Tuesda…

How to Launch a Brand New Website (with a Bang!) - The Ultimate Guide

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www.smartpassiveincome.com - Update (February 2016): Hey guys! While all of the information in this article is true and up-to-date, I just launched a book, Will It Fly?, that could be of even more use to you when it comes to v…

Skype is Finally Making it Easier to Record Video Calls - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Despite the negativity it often receives, Microsoft’s Skype platform is one of the few pieces of software that makes it easy to host video calls from nearly any platform. While FaceTime is popular wi…

About - chrisbrogan.com

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chrisbrogan.com - Chris Brogan is president of Chris Brogan Media, offering business and marketing advisory help for mid to larger sized companies. He also helps small business owners through classes and webinars at O…

Tweeten 4.4 Adds Responsive Design, More - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Mehedi has released a major update to his Twitter client, Tweeten, adding a responsive design, an improved Always On Top display mode, better support for multiple displays, more customization options…

As Broadcast Companies Like Sinclair Get Bigger, 'We Keep Losing Editorial Voices'

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www.adweek.com - The corporate-mandated “fake stories” promo that recently aired across most of Sinclair Broadcasting’s 193 stations has sparked a conversation about what an increasingly consolidated news media means…

How to Get Google AdWords Certification: A Step-by-Step Guide

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www.searchenginejournal.com - Google AdWords certification is an important credential for individuals as it is one of the few standardized ways to prove a certain level of knowledge or topical relevance. While it isn’t an exclusi…

JMH Marketing Group - San Diego, CA

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www.thumbtack.com - JMH Marketing Group specializes in all aspects of Digital and Social Media Marketing including Instagram, LinkedIn, Blogs, Video Marketing, Twitter, Facebook, SEO, Local Search and Lead Generation. L…

5 Things Facebook Must Do Now - Shelly Palmer

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www.shellypalmer.com - Mark Zuckerberg will testify before Congress on April 11. It’s going to be a big day for Mark. It’s going to be an even bigger day regarding the future of data-driven advertising, data-driven marketi…

Two free apps take productivity to the next level

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elgan.com - The greatest productivity tool ever invented was a cup of coffee (or four cups, as in the picture here, which is what I got in Istanbul when I ordered "a cappuccino with three shots of expresso.") Be…

Frustrated Facebook Users Call Menlo Park Police For Help

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sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com - MENLO PARK (KPIX 5) – Facebook users frustrated with the social media giant have voiced their disputes to emergency dispatchers in Menlo Park, where the company is headquartered. Police said this all…

7 ways to transform your Netflix account into a movie lover’s dream

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mashable.com - Think you've perfected art of watching Netflix? Not so fast... Sure, you may have found the coziest blanket to cuddle with on the couch and finally added everything you aspire to watch to your queue,…

Signez la pétition

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www.change.org - Depuis voici près de 4 ans Philippe TREBAUL a créé avec Luc son informaticien, ancien salarié de son Groupe adn, purement Breton lui-aussi, le soutien de sa compagne Grazyna, une startup pour représe…

Searching For Employment? Consider These Excellent Strategies!

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careersandjobs.org - No one likes being jobless, especially after they go to a lot of interviews and find out they’re not right for the positions they tried to get. The tips in this article below has information that can…

Internet Marketing: End The Suffering, Start Your Success

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firstadsense.com - Internet marketing is becoming the preferred method of marketing for business. Continue reading to get some helpful information on how to effectively market your website marketing efforts. Promotions…

Use These Great Tips To Enhance Your Mobile Marketing

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durac.info - Mobile marketing has shown to be a whole new group of products and services. Just about everyone owns some sort of mobile device today. Start by building a good database. Use ethical techniques when …

Digital Disruption Common Sense

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cxo-transform.com - Facebook took 3.5 years to acquire 50 million customers, Whatsapp took 15 months, Angry Birds took 15 days. Since 1995 when Clay Christensen and Joe Bower published the HBR article Disruptive Technol…

All the Fortnite weekly challenges revealed – an easy way to get bonus XP

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www.thesun.co.uk - THE Fortnite Battle Royale daily and weekly challenges are an easy way to get more XP and Battle Stars – and we've got all the details. Here's our guide to the Fortnite Week 7 challenges, including h…

How to Succeed in IoT Business by Really, Really Trying - RTInsights

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www.rtinsights.com - While everyone wants to leverage IoT to business success, there are many things to consider when you build IoT projects in your business lines. Here at RTInsights, we present a lot of information how…

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