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Why Interactive Email is Great for Your Marketing

Most marketers have heard about the rise of interactive content. Interactive content includes anything that your consumers click on, swipe, or …

Hottest Trends in Social Media Marketing Technology 2018

In 2017, we witnessed various trends in social media marketing like the introduction of live feed, integrated video, and story features, and the …

5 Ways to Upgrade Your Email Signature to Increase Sales

Finding the best strategies that companies should embrace in order to increase their sales seems to be a neverending conversation. Within any …

Amazon slashes prices on external hard drives, SSDs, and more for World Backup Day

Happy World Backup Day, everyone! It’s not exactly the most popular holiday on the calendar, possibly because it’s not a real holiday. It’s still far …

Tech Trends

Quantum mechanics, photonics could hold key to securing personal data

If this era of Facebook leaks and account hacks has you worried about the security of your private data, then Australian researchers are working on …

The 4 Elements of a Strong Social Media Strategy

Allocating dollars to social advertising is a great idea - even amid rising competition, the cost per result for social advertising campaigns is by …

How Instagram’s new features will impact organic reach

Last week, Instagram added two features that will alter the content in users’ feeds: The ability to follow hashtags will surface hashtag-focused …

Social Media

Five Things Pro Facebook Marketers Do Differently

With over 2 billion Facebook monthly users as of September 2017, it's no wonder the Facebook Ads platform is becoming a staple of every marketer's …

Brooklyn's famous Watchtower sign has been taken down

As of Wednesday, Brooklyn’s skyline is missing of one its most distinctive features: The huge sign atop the former Jehovah’s Witnesses’ headquarters …

Jared Kushner

Making a TV Commercial: 5 Easy Steps to Success

There are a few things to be kept in mind when making a TV commercial; you have only a limited amount of time to effectively grab attention and get …

Marketing

Penn Station’s incredibly gross bathrooms are getting a makeover

Penn Station's summer of hell came and went without the many of the pains that commuters were anticipating. Now, the transit hub is making a …

Penn Station

New ruby chocolate is 'intense sensorial delight'

This new fourth type of chocolate might make pink the new brown.<p>Get your Instagram account ready. Pink-hued chocolate is heading this way, and it's …

Ippudo Opens in Midtown Next Week — and It Won't Serve Tonkotsu

Wildly popular Japanese ramen chain <b>Ippudo</b> is moments away from opening its third NYC location. The restaurant — which still draws long waits for its tonkotsu ramen — will be ready starting next Monday, Sept. 11 for lunch at 24 West 46th Street, between 5th and 6th Avenue.<p>But this newest outpost …

free Crooklyn screenings all over NYC (in parks theaters, Fort Greene, Nitehawk, BAM Alamo included)

The NYC Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment launched a new program called “One Film, One New York,” which posed the question “What if everyone …

The MTA is doubling fines for littering on the subway

Last year, there were more than 700 fires in the New York City subway system, and nearly all of them were caused by excess garbage on the tracks. …

Pollution

Despite Policy Change, Brooklyn DA Continues To Prosecute Most Low-Level Marijuana Offenses

<i>(Getty)</i><p>It's been three years since the late Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson promised to effectively decriminalize low-level marijuana …

Snapchat warms up to social stars, extending verified accounts to influencers

With more than 100,000 followers on Snapchat, graphic designer Cyrene Quiamco (known as CyreneQ on social) has run influencer campaigns on the …

How to Advertise on Snapchat: A Detailed Guide to Snapchat Advertising

With 166 million active users who, on average, open the app over 18 times a day, Snapchat has a highly engaged user base which is largely untapped by …

LinkedIn Updates, New Facebook Ads, and the New Facebook Design

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Social Media Marketing Talk Show, a news show for marketers who want to stay on the leading edge of social …

How Spotify Playlists Create Hits

Last month, Spotify reported that it has 60 million subscribers – a 100 percent jump from last year (its closest competitor, Apple Music, has 27 …

New device can heal with a single touch, and even repair brain injuries

A new device developed at The Ohio State University can start healing organs in a "fraction of a second," researchers say.<p>The technology, known as Tissue Nanotransfection (TNT), has the potential to save the lives of car crash victims and even deployed soldiers injured on site. It's a dime-sized …

Cell Biology

A very trippy new exhibition is coming to the American Museum of Natural History

If you thought walking through a room with a giant whale hanging from the ceiling was trippy, just wait until you see the new mind-bending exhibition …

Natural History Museum

How This Dessert Shop Got 20,000 Instagram Followers in 6 Months Without Advertising

What you can learn from this New York dessert shop's social media strategy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How does an ice cream shop in a crowded city grow a mass following in less than six months with zero advertising budget?<p>Instagram.<p>New Territories is a dessert shop …

These X-ray maps make NYC’s subway system way less confusing

New York City's 472 subway stations come in all sorts of shapes and sizes, and navigating them can be a pretty miserable experience. The maze of …

Times Square

Millennial pink: A timeline for the color that refuses to fade

If there’s any color that has taken millennials by storm, it’s the one they’ve claimed for themselves. “Millennial pink” is on clothes, food, …

Here are the ages your brain peaks at everything throughout life

Overall brain processing power and detail memory peaks around age 18.<p><i>Photo: iStock</i><p>Scientists use a test called Digit Symbol Substitution to assess …

Video Game Grunts, Groans, and Screams - J. B. Blanc Sheds Light on Voice Acting

Video Game Grunts, Groans, and Screams – J. B. Blanc Sheds Light on Voice Acting<p>/ July 27, 2017 at 12:00 PM / Gaming, Gaming Interviews<p><i>Uggh</i>, <i>argh</i>,</i> …

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