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How AI Is Streamlining Marketing and Sales

In 1950, Alan Turing, already famous for helping to crack the German Enigma code during World War II, devised the Turing test to define intelligence in machines. Could a computer, Turing asked, fool a human into thinking he was interacting with another person, or imitate human responses so well …

The Absolute Best Social Media Courses for Busy Entrepreneurs

The businesses that learn how to use social media effectively will be the businesses that thrive in the future.<p>There is certainly no shortage of advice and must-have lists for entrepreneurs. Every product and service is out to convince you of the dire consequences you'll face in life without them. …

30 Social Media Engagement Tactics That Will Boost Shares And Conversions

An engaged following = audience who know, like, and trust you. And that, at its core, is how successful content marketers help fuel sales. Engaging …

Social Media

How to Use Twitter Lists to Follow Thousands (and Appear Superhuman)

People often ask me what my favorite feature on Twitter is.<p>My response is always the same: Lists!<p>When they ask me why, my answer is always too long …

How to Build an Email List: 21+ Easy Ways to Grow Your List By 140%

A couple years ago, CoSchedule set a goal to hit 100,000+ subscribers. And wouldn’t you know it, we smashed that goal quicker than we could have …

Google Analytics

How to Retweet the Right Way (With a Comment) on Twitter

Kill optional punctuation, change "and" to "&," abbreviate, omit words with mini ellipses ".." and -- if you absolutely must -- change "the" to "th" …

10 best tools to create social media contests

Lead generation. Lead nurturing. Engagement. Traffic. Increased reach. Social media contests can help you achieve all of this and more – they’re the …

Social Media

The 23 Best Facebook Marketing Campaigns We Could Find

Social media strategies have become a critical element of any comprehensive marketing and media campaign.<p>With so many social media avenues, brands …

3 Tools to Help Create Better and More Engaging Tweets

Twitter is the fastest-paced social network. On average, around 6,000 tweets are tweeted every second (if you want to visualize that, proceed …

How to Bulk Edit Your Twitter Lists Quickly

Twitter’s lists feature is a great way to generate customised timelines depending on what you want to read, from lists for specific work purposes …

A helping hand before homelessness for South Bay families on the brink

SAN JOSE — Efforts to keep families in their homes in the notoriously unaffordable South Bay will soon get a $3.5 million boost through a partnership …

Homelessness

Ending Chronic Homelessness through Collective Impact » Destination

<b>Destination: Work</b><br>Destination: Home is forging<br>pathways to employment.<p><b>Homelessness Prevention</b><br>We are committed to making homelessness<br>rare, brief and …

Silicon Valley Has a Homelessness Crisis

Silicon Valley is a boomtown for millennial “innovators,” but it can be a tougher neighborhood for longtime residents who aren’t benefiting from the …

In the age of robots, our schools are teaching children to be redundant | George Monbiot

A regime of cramming and testing is crushing young people’s instinct to learn and destroying their future<p>In the future, if you want a job, you must be as unlike a machine as possible: creative, critical and socially skilled. So why are children being taught to behave like machines?<p>Children learn …

Social Issues

5 Ways Teachers Are Fighting Fake News

As the national attention to fake news and the debate over what to do about it continue, one place many are looking for solutions is in the classroom.<p>Since a recent Stanford study showed that students at practically all grade levels can't determine fake news from the real stuff, the push to teach …

Teaching

A morning at the AltSchool, an education startup that Silicon Valley is crazy about

No homework! (For the most part.)<p>Even though assignments themselves may not involve technology, they do use an iPad to track their progress. Older students have laptops.<p>First published May 20, 2016: 10:18 AM ET<p>Latest Galleries<p>10 of the most luxurious airline amenity kits<p>7 startups that want to …

Silicon Valley

Eight Ways to Land K-12 STEM Funding

Finding Funding For Your Technology Programs

You have a vision for incorporating computer programming into the classroom and introducing your kids to important 21st century skills. You want to …

Marketo Secret Sauce: Modern Marketing Case Study - Matt Zilli

Matt Zilli, Director of Product Marketing at Marketo, dives into Marketo's "secret sauce" and how to achieve better marketing results in the new digital age.

Marketing

6 Tips to Make Guerrilla Marketing Work For You

For marketers with big dreams and small budgets, “guerrilla marketing” has a strong appeal – it’s often seen as a low investment, high impact …

15 Free Content Marketing Tools To Make Your Life Easier - Jeffbullas's Blog

Content manager and content marketers lives can get a bit hectic. They spend a lot of time identifying what is seen as relevant and valuable content, …