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Mark Zuckerberg Condemns Facebook Employees Who Defaced “Black Lives Matter” Slogans

In a private Facebook post obtained by <i>Gizmodo</i>, CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed that an employee or employees have been replacing the slogan “Black Lives Matter” with “All Lives Matter” on the message walls at Facebook’s offices. According to Zuckerberg’s memo, which was posted to an internal Facebook …

These stock photos are trying to change the way people view pot smokers

The marijuana industry has a bone to pick with the media, and it involves beanies, tie-dye tees, and Sean Penn's iconic character, Jeff Spicoli.<p>In an interview with Tech Insider, Sharda Sekaran, managing director of communications at the Drug Policy Alliance, said she's tired of clicking links to …

Entrepreneurial Googlers are quitting and launching their own companies out of Google's startup space

Today, Google employs thousands of people in London, working on everything from Google Maps to Android Wear. But some of them are leaving to get a taste of startup life.<p>Several "Googlers" in the English capital have shunned their jobs at Google in favour of building their own startup. And …

How to Prepare Now for SEO in 2016 | Inc.com

Whether you like it or not, people still search online for what they want--and increasingly, they do it from their phones. Do you want them to find your business, or your competitors, when they do those searches?<p>To help provide better understanding of the search landscape for SMBs, I reached out to …

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Want to Be Smarter, More Productive, and Laugh More? 6 More Writers to Start Reading Today

You asked for it. Six more smart and inspiring writers to broaden your horizons.<p>Last month, I published a list of 10 writers I love. Their writing has made me sharper, increased my emotional intelligence, and made me laugh on a regular basis. (Who’s not up for a little more laughing?) The response …

50 Mind Blowing Facts Most Digital Marketers Don’t Know

The average human attention span is 8 seconds. The average attention span of a goldfish is 9 seconds. <i>Source: Wikipedia</i><p>Our brains process images 60x …

Marketing

Deep Dreamer generates bizarre visualizations from your photos, GIFs and videos

Dreams or nightmares? Sorry, I had to ask.<p>The question may seem unfair, and is not a reflection on the idea or the output generated by Deep Dreamer, a brand new app for the Mac launched into public beta today by Realmac — makers of RapidWeaver, Typed and other apps.<p>The real question is the …

Get ready, 360-degree video ads are coming to YouTube

We knew these were well on their way, and the time has come. Google is ready to take YouTube video advertising to the next level by introducing support for 360-degree video ads.<p>This peculiar interactive videos were introduced to the most popular video streaming service in the world just last March. …

6 Essential Elements Of A Modern Website

New technologies, tools, advancements in mobile, and the power of social media have altered the online landscape over the past decade. Businesses who …

5 Obvious Content Marketing Strategies Most Companies Overlook

When you spend a lot of time in the content marketing space, you start to see a lot of trends – as companies implement various techniques and …

Using Google Analytics to Build Your Audience

Your website is built to attract an audience, but you can't keep this audience happy unless you understand how they interact with your site. …

How I Increased My Email Conversions by 344%

If you’re trying to build an audience, you need a laser-like focus on one thing:<p>Increasing email conversions from your blog content.<p>Someone’s inbox …

Marketing

Is This Part of Your LinkedIn Profile Hurting Your Job Search?

A powerful LinkedIn feature is often overlooked. Here’s how to get the most out of it.<p>When it comes to recruiting, social networks aren’t going anywhere. The <i>2015 U.S. Recruiting Trends</i> report from LinkedIn Talent Solutions found that 36% of U.S. recruiters say that social and professional networks …

10 Resources for Bloggers Who Want to Take Their Blog to the Next Level

Blogging resources can be powerful. If you find the right blogging tool, it can effectively improve your website’s performance.<p>The only problem is, …

Marketing

5 Boost startups doing clever things with data

The third edition of TNW Conference USA is coming up this November, and we’re once again looking for fresh startups for Boost, our growth-focused program for early-stage startups. We’re only inviting the cream of the crop to join us in New York City, and our team has been holding interviews with …

Which 2016 Candidate Has the Worst Logo?

Whose is a home run and whose looks like an insurance company sign? We asked designers and critics to weigh in.<p>With John Kasich’s campaign announcement Tuesday, the number of 2016 presidential candidates has reached a whopping 21. And with each of those hopefuls trying to brand him- or herself as …

'Don't Write Business Plans': Advice For Startups From One Of Silicon Valley's Top Seed Investors

“Don’t write business plans,” warns venture capitalist and angel investor, Dave McClure, of 500 Startups. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, McClure and many of his colleagues has a pedigree from Facebook and PayPal. His firm employs a “cast a wide net” approach, with a particular focus on emerging …

Startups

New to Social Media Marketing? Here are 6 Best Practices

You’re just starting out marketing a business or non-profit organization using various social media channels and tools. You’re not a social media …

How To Use Instagram To Promote An Event

Instagram is a valuable asset for your event marketing. The visual network can help with your pre-event promotion as well as connecting with …

Social Media Marketing Mistakes You Should Avoid

More often than not, I’m hearing more and more companies speak about social media as if it were just another broadcast medium. Social media is much …

How to Promote with Brand Ambassadors Using Visual Content Marketing

Passionate brand advocates can provide marketing on steroids.<p>On a social web they boost sharing, enable crowd sourced marketing and they do it for …

The 21 Types Of Content We All Crave

6 tested tips to get the most out of LinkedIn

LinkedIn gives access and exposure to important people. It helps attract customers, keeps you in front of existing clients, creates partnership …

The Secret To Walt Disney’s Corporate Strategy

A 1957 infographic of Walt Disney’s corporate theory reveals a complex web of strategic channels. The illustration might be nearly 60 years old, but it’s still the basis of the brand’s success.<p>When Disney makes a movie today, the company thinks beyond the motion picture to how the story can be …

How to Get Guest Posts Published on Top Sites

Guest blogging is an amazing way to get traffic, grow your email list, and increase your ranking on search engines.<p>Attracting a relevant audience has …

How to Create Social Media Images That Support Your Brand

Are you getting maximum results from your visual content?<p>Do you use fonts, colors and clever effects to make your company’s images more …

Graphic Design