Matt Morrison

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37 Free Online Marketing and Social Media Classes to Elevate Your Skills

Where can you go for the best, most useful marketing information? Check out these free resources.<p>This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>When I first started out with digital marketing, I was blown away by the sheer amount of online marketing resources and social media classes.<p>I read hundreds of …

Marketing

Healthcare Was Most Attacked Industry in 2015: IBM

<b>Shellshock Vulnerability Played a Major Role in Many Attacks in 2015</b><p><b>The financial services industry is no longer the most targeted sector when it</b> …

Business Administration
Marketing

Double-Digit Spending Growth On Tap for Cloud Data Centers

<i>This essay originally appeared in Data Sheet,</i> Fortune’s <i>daily tech newsletter. Sign up here.</i><p>As tough as the industry-wide transition to cloud …

EMC

4 epic social media marketing fails to avoid

The race to stay ahead of the social media marketing game is forcing several companies to stretch the limits of what is achievable or authentic in …

Public Relations

What happens to a football player's brain during a concussion

For a young and healthy athlete, that can lead to serious brain trauma.<p>According to the NFL, there were 271 documented game-related concussions this past season — the most recorded by the league since 2011.<p>Roughly one-third of those were caused by helmet-to-helmet contact. One of the worst of those …

Green Bay

Social Media Is No Longer A Marketing Channel, It's A Customer Experience Channel

As we move into 2016, the business world is finally beginning to realize what the “social” in social media means—and can do—for every organization. In my Forbes 2016 marketing predictions piece, I talk about how brands will increasingly recognize that social media is no longer an isolated marketing …

Customer Experience

Social media users don't like buy buttons

• Just 9% of respondents showed interest in using Facebook's buy buttons — the lowest number in the entire survey.<br>• Meanwhile, 12% to 14% of social media users showed interest in Twitter's, Pinterest's, and Instagram's buy buttons.<br>• Curiously, Tumblr held the highest interest rate, with 17% of …

eCommerce

5 Trends That Will Change How Companies Use Social Media In 2016

Hootsuite CEO Ryan Holmes offers a look ahead at the social trends that are fast reshaping how companies do business.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>There are now more than 2 billion active social media users worldwide, and that …

Customer Service

Lab-grown vocal cords could soon replace damaged ones

People with damaged vocal cords may one day sing again with the help lab-grown vocal cords.<p>Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison say …

Bioengineering

Personal Branding 101: What’s your story?

So you heard that you need to have a personal brand but you don’t have branding experience and the idea of promoting bragging about yourself brings …

Marketing

This Is How Millennials Will Change Management

Each generation brings a new set of values. Here’s how the growing number of millennial managers are changing the face of the workplace.<p>Baby boomer managers can be credited with creating employee support programs. Generation X managers can be credited with making the workplace more informal, making …

Employee Engagement

Personal Trainer to Star Athletes Knows How to Make Them Suffer

Mackie Shilstone designs punishing workouts for Serena Williams and other clients and is no less demanding of himself<p>Mackie Shilstone, the fitness guru and personal trainer to pro athletes including tennis ace Serena Williams and Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, has a high tolerance for …

Serena Williams

Vancouver Tesla Owner Tracks Stolen Car in Real-Time with Smartphone App

Real-time GPS tracking is a wonderful thing, especially when your car’s been stolen (or for stalking your kids), like a recent case in Vancouver with …

‘iPhone 7’ Details Revealed; Upgraded ‘iPhone 5s’ Coming: KGI

<i>KGI Securities</i> analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has released a research report detailing his findings on what next year’s iPhone cycle will entail. Yes, we’re …

The 26 happiest, richest, healthiest, and most crime-free countries in the world

Every year, the Legatum Institute, a London based think-tank releases its annual global Prosperity Index, a huge survey that ranks what it calls the most prosperous countries in the world.<p>The amount of money a country has is one factor of prosperity, but the Legatum Institute considered more than …

European Travel

How Many Years Does The Space Station Have Left?

The ISS just celebrated its 15-year anniversary yesterday. Could it survive another 15?<p>In the movie <i>The Martian</i>, a stranded astronaut is able to survive for years in a habitat that NASA originally designed to last 30 days. The movie is fictional, but the premise is not so far from reality: a lot of …

NASA Releases New Closeups Of The Halloween Asteroid

It's not so spooky after all<p>The 'Halloween asteroid', also known as 2015 TB145, passed by the Earth at a safe distance on October 31, but not before astronomers were able to snap some photos.<p>Nicknamed 'Spooky', the asteroid is likely a dead comet, and, appropriately enough for Halloween, from some …

Global Warming

Twitter Hearts: What the Change From Favorites to Likes Could Mean for Your Engagement

Twitter favorites are changing to Twitter likes.<p>The star is switching to a heart.<p><b>What might it mean for marketers?</b><p>We’re thrilled to see the all the …

Fly above Apple's 'Spaceship' with this impressive drone video

So far, nothing has provided a sense of scale for the 2.8-million-square-foot circular "spaceship" quite like this drone footage of the new Apple …

Three Ways Companies Can Succeed In "The Age Of Disruption"

November 3, 2015 | Written by: Peter J. Korsten<p>Share this post:<p>Uber. Airbnb. Etsy. Innovations with new business models and new technologies — or …

Innovation

Self-driving cars will push us to rethink how we build cities, say planners

Fewer parking lots sprawling the length of football fields, more green space and a reshaped vision of public transit.<p>Those are just a few of the ways driverless cars could lay the groundwork for widespread changes in how cities are designed, according to a group of Canadian architects and urban …

Smart Cities

Instagram users admit they’ve created the most narcissistic social network on the planet

Selfie-hypocrisy or self-deprecation?<p>A large majority of millennials (64%) rated the photo-filter app Instagram FB, -0.41% the world’s most …

Social Media

This Hypersonic Plane Concept Could Cross Atlantic In Under An Hour

Flight of fancy<p>How fast should a plane cross the Atlantic? When Charles Lindbergh did it in 1927, it took him, via the Spirit of St. Louis, 33 hours, 30 minutes, 29.8 seconds. Direct flights on large jets today last around six and a half hours. The (now defunct) supersonic Concorde could do it in …

Microsoft OneDrive cuts free online storage, hikes prices

Microsoft is getting stingy with online storage.<p>The company just cut the free space it offers through its OneDrive service by two-thirds, making it …

Satya Nadella