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4 Critical Elements of an Effective Business Website

The first step in optimizing your online presence is making sure you have a website worth optimizing. That means creating a site that your target visitors will be glad they found once they arrive, and will spend some time with because the site provides the information they need in an easy-to-find manner. It’s like planning a large […]

HootSuite knows how to use LinkedIn for Business

Looking for work or changing careers is both exciting and time consuming. HootSuite has recognized this and is here to help you use LinkedIn for business. Our Certified Developer status with LinkedIn gives you the ability to use LinkedIn to comb the social network for job opportunities. To help get you acquainted with the Dashboard’s […]

Is Social Media Pointless?

Is it? Well, not really. But such seems to be the attitude of some of the clients with whom I interact with. It has become my side-job to actively persuade business clients why they should invest their time and money into social media activities. Some just don’t see anything good about social media marketing. This […]

Mobile Marketing is Key

Did you know that the U.S. now has more wireless customer connections than people? There are currently estimated to be 327.6 million active wireless customer connections in the U.S. The nation’s population is estimated by the U.S. Census Bureau to be roughly 312 million. This means that today there are now more active broadband tablets, […]

What Does 7 Billion People Mean? There’s An App For That

Today, we woke up to the astounding news that there are now 7 billion people inhabiting planet Earth. Seems like just yesterday there were only six billion. It’s an important milestone for the world and one big enough that, like most other major events and activities, has its own app: National Geographic Society 7 Billion. […]

Behind the Tweets: New Twitter Site Reveals Users’ Stories

Twitter unveiled a collection of Twitter Stories Monday designed to remind users “of the humanity behind Tweets that make the world smaller.” There are currently just under 20 short snippets gathered at stories.twitter.com. And short they are indeed: between 100 and 150 words in most cases, fitting for a service known for imposing a 140-character limit […]

Playboy and Rolling Stone Archives Go HTML5 for iPad Friendliness

Both Playboy and Rolling Stone magazines are using a sophisticated HTML5 platform to bring their full back-issue archives to tablet and Web users. Avoiding the content restrictions and the limited access to subscriber data in Apple’s App Store, the Web-based approach allows the two brands to go direct to consumers with these offerings, yet retain an app-like functionality. Their […]

Volkswagen Giving Away The World’s First Complete Facebook Vehicle

When it comes to social media Volkswagen are always ahead of the game and their latest campaign in Holland aims to let one of their fans win the world’s first Facebook car or van. It’s all based on two of their most classic models and fans are asked to vote on which of the two iconic vehicles they would […]

Will Anonymous Target Facebook on Nov. 5?

Anonymous, a group of hacker activists, have made a mysterious career out of big game hunting. The group, or hackers purporting to be part of Anonymous, have previously attacked targets such as Bank of America, Sony and even government sites. Now, the group may be targeting Facebook on Nov. 5. The bad news is Anonymous […]

Siri Down: Apple iPhone Voice Assistant Goes Missing

If you notice someone barking orders to their iPhone then giving it a puzzled expression, it could be because Siri isn’t working. The voice-based intelligent assistant, baked into the iPhone 4S, needs to connect to external servers to perform any of its tasks. For many users Thursday, there’s been only one response to any query: “I’m sorry, […]