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SEO Checklist: Never Forget Anything About SEO Ever Again

<b>Why You Need An SEO Checklist</b><p>Yup, never.<p>Some 8 years back, when I was just starting to get serious with this SEO thing, I scoured the Web for an SEO …

Ten bootstrapping tips to help turn your idea into a reality

The majority of startups are started without capital injection from venture capitalists and angel investors. The real numbers are eye opening – VCs fund only 0.05 per cent of startups while angel investors are responsible for funding 0.91 per cent. Take a moment to really think about those …

No download needed: The rise of chatbots

Apps aren't going anywhere, but lately more companies are offering services through text messaging. Here's what you need to know.<p><b>Editors' note, May 3, 2016:</b> <i>This article has been updated to remove AskAlexis, which is no longer available.</i><p>Before Messenger , WhatsApp and Snapchat , texting was the …

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7 SEO strategies to implement in 2015

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) sounds a bit like rocket science. With the right combo of this widget and that module, add in time, subtract theory and maybe the equation will produce a solution better than the last.<p>Like most technology, what was applied last year in online marketing efforts may …

Online Life

How I Helped Polar Get to 40M+ Pageviews

<i>Dmitry Dragilev is the founder of growth hacking consultancy Criminally Prolific. He also runs JustReachOut, a service that helps startups get featured by the press.</i><p><i>Before I start this article I want to say that LukeW, Jeff Cole and the entire team at Polar have done an incredible job building and</i> …

Online Dating

This app concept is Tinder for binge-watchers

The "Tinder for X" trend continues unabated. Feel free to groan, but with a morbid sense of curiosity. Today, the app concept that wants to be the next new thing calls itself Binger, because if love isn't built on a foundation of drunken hookups you only <i>kind</i> of regret, then surely it's about …

Netflix Launching in Japan This Fall

Get ready Japan, you’re about to spend your weekends binge watching TV shows.<p>Netflix announced today that it will arriving in Japan this fall. In a post about the upcoming launch, the company shared some of its programming plans.<p>At launch, in addition to a strong selection of Japanese TV series and …

Tinder for Netflix

Thanks to @max for ‘Tinder for X’ I was able to put together this little app idea yesterday, still very rough around the edges but thought you folks …

Netflix Is Now Available in Cuba

Netflix is today hitting a new Caribbean country: Cuba.<p>As of today, Cubans with internet connections and “access to international payment methods” can subscribe to the streaming service and watch a specially curated selection of movies and TV shows, including Netflix’s original series such as <i>House</i> …

Cuba

Swipe right to pick your next adventure: Tripnary is like Tinder for travel

Many people have a list of places in the world they know they want to visit, but how do you decide where to go first?<p>Travel startup Tripnary has one …

Bristlr: The Tinder For Beards

click to enlarge<p>Do you exclusively date people with beards? Or maybe you’re the only one of your friends with a cool beard and want another bearded …

It's Tinder for travellers! New 'less sexual' holiday app promises to connect tourists and locals so they can explore cities together

• <b>New travel app allows backpackers to arrange to meet up all over the globe</b>• <b><br>Users can do preliminary research on potential travel buddies</b>• <b><br>Appeals to</b> …

Apps

Plague: This 'Tinder for Information' Could Be onto Something

Over the weekend I spent a bit of time with Plague, an app that our own Owen Williams recently described as a gamified version of Reddit, and I’m sure the developers have hit on something noteworthy here. It looks like others agree, as its user base is growing rapidly.<p>Despite only a small amount of …

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Tinder-Like App Helps Clients Find and Fall in Love With New Agencies

Relationship with your agency on the rocks? Looking for love with a new one? Just want to check out the playing field? A just-released app is like …

WATCH OUT NETFLIX: People are now streaming more video on Amazon than Netflix

The research firm Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) just released a study showing that people stream video content on Amazon as much as (or more than) on Netflix, thanks to Amazon's decision to offer both a subscription and single-pay service in the same place.<p>Amazon's magic is that …

Google Play has more apps than Apple now, but it’s still behind in one key area

App-analytics firm App Annie released its 2014 Retrospective report, which confirms that Google Play passed Apple's App Store in the number of available apps to download in 2014.<p>Based on App Annie data, charted for us by BI Intelligence, Google Play has over 1.4 million available apps, compared to …

8 Things to Know Before Working With an Offshore Dev Team

Most of us have been tempted to outsource some or all of our development work to an offshore team in order to save money. But is this the best idea for your business?<p>The short answer is: It depends. To better understand the pros and cons, I polled a group of entrepreneurs from YEC about what one …

How We Redesigned Our Product in Less Than a Week

<i>Bastiaan Janmaat and Mike Dorsey are co-founders of DataFox, a predictive intelligence company reinventing the way investors, analysts, and business development professionals research and track technology companies.</i><p>Time is often the scarcest resource for a startup. When you’re building a complex …

Google making it easy for 3rd party apps to integrate ‘Ok Google’ search

It’s been over two years now since Google Now was first introduced with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, and in that time we’ve seen it and the entire Google voice search experience improve dramatically. But what about extending voice search and the “Ok, Google” command into the realm of third party apps? …

Android News

3 Rules Of App Design, According To Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer

The ex-Googler and current Yahoo CEO spells out three rules anyone can use to make an app better.<p>A new book about embattled Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer reveals her three rules of great app design. Written by Nicholas Carlson, <i>Marissa Mayer and the Fight to Save Yahoo!</i> details everything from Mayer’s …

With #Charity, Techies Can Volunteer Their Skills To Help Nonprofits

Not long ago, after listening to a charity project at a TEDx conference, Prezi‘s director of engineering Jozsef Czapovics talked to the founder, offering him his help on a voluntary basis. Together with 20 engineers of the Budapest-based company, he was able to deliver a new web solution within one …

Nonprofits

Why Mark Cuban is Wrong About Startups and PR

PR is not an easy field to hack. Even the best-designed media strategies—and, perhaps, especially the best-designed media strategies—require foresight, deliberation, and repeated, personalized outreach and follow-up.<p>In other words, they require lots of time. And there’s really no way around that. …

Startups

The Open-Office Trap

In 1973, my high school, Acton-Boxborough Regional, in Acton, Massachusetts, moved to a sprawling brick building at the foot of a hill. Inspired by architectural trends of the preceding decade, the classrooms in one of its wings didn’t have doors. The rooms opened up directly onto the hallway, and …

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns: Part 1 (2012) on Netflix Canada

Sorry, it doesn't look like Batman: The Dark Knight Returns: Part 1 is available on Netflix in Canada<p>Did you know that you can watch American Netflix …

Comic Books

What's New on Netflix

iStreamGuide - Our Brand New App!<p>Search and Browse across over 40 Netflix Regions from one easy-to-use app <b>PLUS</b> a region-wide Favorites List!<p>Current …

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Google got it wrong. The open-office trend is destroying the workplace.

A year ago, my boss announced that our large New York ad agency would be moving to an open office. After nine years as a senior writer, I was forced to trade in my private office for a seat at a long, shared table. It felt like my boss had ripped off my clothes and left me standing in my …

Why Netflix won't block VPN users – it has too many of them

Millions of people watch Netflix through VPNs from countries where it hasn’t officially launched, new figures show<p>More than 30 million Netflix users live in countries where the service is unavailable without the use of location-masking software, giving the company a hefty financial incentive not to …

Televisions

Canadian downloaders should expect a copyright notice in the mail

Have you recently downloaded a song, or a movie, or a TV show, from a site or service that didn't ask for money, and may or may not have been of dubious legality? You might be getting a notice in your inbox.<p>Millions of Canadians could receive copyright infringement notices in the coming days as …

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