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10 brands’ worst social media mistakes

Companies are increasingly turning to social media to expand their Internet presence, promote their brand and engage with consumers. However, though …

Google’s Undo Send feature is better than Outlook Recall Message, but still not totally effective

For whatever reason, the news that Google had upgraded Gmail’s experimental “Undo Send feature from beta to become a full-blown feature available to …

How to Recognize and Put a Stop to Employee Burnout

Many, if not all, companies deal with employee burnout. When employees feel burnt out and under-appreciated, then productivity and revenue of the …

Washed up by 38? New study says it’s the ideal age to find funding for your startup

This is interesting news for those facing middle age: A new study is finding that the typical startup founder most likely to secure funding is around …

Research

Warning For DJs: Do Not Upgrade To iTunes 12.2

I am surprised at having to write this, but this is a warning to all DJs who use iTunes to manage their music libraries: Don’t upgrade to iTunes 12.2 …

Apple Music

5 Flipping Brilliant Ways to use Flipboard for Employer Branding - Tools For Recruiters

Flipping brilliant! 100 million downloaders can’t be wrong. Yes, there has been over 100 million downloads of Flipboard. This loved app offers an …

Infographics

Mobile Phones Strengthen Lead for Mobile Video Viewing

Mobile phones continue to expand their share of mobile video traffic, and they’re responsible for the format’s increasing portion of total digital …

Mobile

How to Use Apple Music Without Eating Up All Your Data

One of the best features of any music streaming service is the ability to save songs, albums and playlists for offline listening. Like any other …

10 To-Do Apps for 10 Kinds of People: Your Life Just Got a Whole Lot More Productive

Odds are high that you’re probably not as obsessed with your task list as I am. No, really: I’ve been known to spend more time organizing my to-dos …

9 Simple Habits to Start Now for a More Energetic Day Tomorrow

Let’s just accept the fact that most of us don’t cook healthy meals every night, hit the gym every morning or have the best sleep habits. However, there are some simple ways to start working on healthy habits that don’t require you to have the discipline of a drill sergeant. Pick and choose which …

CloudPlayer streams your music from Dropbox and Google Drive

DoubleTwist has released a media player separate from its main product, and this one can stream music straight from various cloud services. Aptly named CloudPlayer, the app links to your Dropbox, OneDrive and Google Drive accounts all at once to access any music files you've uploaded. The company …

How Snapchat’s CEO Plans to Conquer the Advertising World

Evan Spiegel admits to being a little nervous ahead of his first trip to the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. That's …

Advertising

Why one lawyer gave up a 6-figure salary to serve tacos from a truck

Eric Silverstein, the founder and chef behind The Peached Tortilla. The Peached Tortilla<p>"Sometimes, when food trucks go brick-and-mortar, they'll drive the food truck into the restaurant," says Eric Silverstein, referring to those who try to replicate the same menu and persona.<p>But it's a different …

11 Ways to Be Productive When You Don't Get Enough Sleep

New parents, creative insomniacs, night owls with early bird schedules – we all suffer from a similar problem. We need more sleep, but we also need …

Woman's face will be added to $10 bill in 2020, Treasury says

The $10 bill is headed for a feminine face lift.<p>One lucky lady — yet to be chosen — will become the first woman in more than a century to join an esteemed coterie of dead presidents and statesmen featured on American paper currency, Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew said.<p>The new note will be issued …

7 mistakes companies are making on social right now

Gone are the days when marketing professionals question the value of their company having a presence on social networks. Regardless of if the company is B2B, B2C, or any combination of the two – their customers are on social because EVERYONE is on social.<p>You would think, however, that at this point …

Marketing

Here's another area where Twitter appears to have stalled: tweets per day

The tweets that flow across the service every day appear to have stalled during the past year and a half.<p>The "about" page on Twitter's website says that 500 million tweets are sent on the service every day. That number is unchanged from November 2013, when Twitter's IPO prospectus said that "our …

21 Apps to Boost Productivity and Success

No matter how you work or what type of business you run, being productive is a must. But techniques and strategies aren’t enough if you don’t have …

Apps