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DIY Gold Tube Bracelets

I have very vivid memories of walking into a bead store for the first time, almost 15 years ago, and being overwhelmed by the million and ten ideas …

10 Real Words For Things You've Never Been Able To Describe

We all know the feeling of having an indescribable event where no matter what you just can’t seem to get the word to perfectly fit the situation. Did …

How to make money from property - without owning a home

Estate agents, pipe makers and chimney sweeps are among those making money from the housing market resurgence<p>1. Estate agents, naturally<p>If you sell your home through a traditional estate agent be prepared to part with <b>1pc</b> to <b>3pc</b> of the agreed sales price on completion. A lucrative business when …

Housing

It’s the tale of internet domination, told through an old timey map

While it’s true that Web-related statistics are a thing to behold, digits aren’t nearly as impressive as seeing them represented in a visual …

Social Media

Seven ways to sharpen up your content

<b>Whether you’re creating a blog, developing a content-marketing campaign or writing for social media, hard-hitting content is the key to success.</b><p>But …

The changing face of narrative in content marketing and campaigns

<b>The importance of content marketing in a world inundated with data is becoming increasing apparent. In fact, if you aren't doing it, the money and</b> …

10 useful tips and examples to boost your email signups

<b>Successful email marketing relies on a large customer database, so attracting new signups should be a high priority for most businesses.</b><p>Research …

10 more valuable Google Analytics custom reports

<b>Last week I published a list of ready-made custom reports for Google Analytics, including ways to measure links, PPC campaigns, sales by time of day</b> …

10 interesting digital marketing stats we've seen this week

<b>Here are some of the most interesting digital marketing stats we've seen this week.</b><p>Stats include tablet traffic, digital marketing budgets in 2013, …

Hiring a social media manager who sells: three ‘red flag’ phrases to watch out for

<b>In the last few years of hiring social media managers what have we learned? After all the blogs, tweets, posts and updates, what can we say we</b> …

How Net-A-Porter plans to build on its mobile success in 2013

<b>Despite the massive shift towards mobile commerce in recent years, surprisingly few retailers have managed to create successful, user-friendly iPad</b> …

What are the pros and cons of Enhanced Campaigns so far?

<b>It has been a few months since Google introduced its Enhanced Campaigns, which gave marketers a new way of managing their paid search campaigns.</b><p>The …

Five examples of local PPC best practice

<b>Local search is becoming increasingly important as consumers look to find information about the products and services near to them.</b><p>For example, <b>81% of</b> …

10 more examples of responsive design in ecommerce

<b>Responsive design is personally one of my favourite ecommerce trends and having previously rounded up 10 examples of retailers that have embraced the</b> …

30+ fascinating stats from Econsultancy's Q1 2013 reports

<b>It’s been Easter this weekend and the clocks have gone forward, signalling the end of Q1 and the beginning of a fresh quarter.</b><p>So to mark the shift …

Online shopping: China leads the pack in the Asia-Pacific region

<b>It seems China has some of the keenest online shoppers in the Asia-Pacific region, with Chinese consumers more likely purchase online than any other</b> …

66% of marketers say email delivers 'excellent' or 'good' ROI

<b>Two-thirds of marketers (66%) state that email delivers an ‘excellent’ or ‘good’ ROI, with 8% of businesses achieving more than half of their sales</b> …

Voxx Accessories shows off hassle-free Soundboard for wireless audio (hands-on)

Voxx Accessories (formerly Audiovox) launched its newest Soundflow wireless audio product at CTIA this week: the Soundboard. The idea is quite simple; place just about any handset on the 3-AA battery powered Soundboard while it plays your favorite music and the device instantly amplifies and …

US Luxury Retailer Neiman Marcus Closes China Warehouse, Changes Strategy

The century-old US luxury retailer Neiman Marcus launched in China very quietly late last year after investing $28 million in Chinese site Glamour …

Rumor: Samsung might bring fingerprint tech to its future smartphones

Today’s smartphones are rapidly evolving when it comes to screen size, processor speeds, RAM and even aesthetics. Unfortunately, there is one area that might not be advancing as quickly as we would like: security.<p>Sure, there have been some improvements in phone security. Largely though, most folks …

Phones

Should you buy the Galaxy S4 Google Edition

Google made a lot of noise when it first announced the Galaxy S4 Google Edition, a Nexus-ified version of Samsung’s latest flagship smartphone. We’ve already talked about why it’s a big deal and what it spells for the future of Google’s Nexus line of handsets. But one thing we still haven’t talked …

Android News
Mobile

Google seen as a more valuable brand than McDonald's and Coke

The Oscars equivalent for brand names, the BrandZ list of the most valuable global brands of 2013, has been published and the three most valuable brands are technology companies. Apple, Google and IBM top the charts followed by the food giants McDonald’s and Coca-Cola.<p>The BrandZ list, which is now …

McDonald's

Q&A: “The Internship” Director Shawn Levy on Making a Feel-Good Movie About Google

Hollywood and Google are putting aside their differences over piracy and payments and focusing on what really matters: A feel-good buddy movie set at …

Analytics Is Not a Strategy

I have been working in sports analytics for nearly 10 years, and still, virtually every time I tell someone what I do, they say some variation of …

iWatch not a watch, claims analyst

Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities also says it won't arrive until late 2014<p>A leading Apple analyst has said that the company is developing the iWatch, …

S4 smashes Samsung records with 10m sold in four weeks

The Samsung Galaxy S4 is its fastest-selling smartphone ever, the South Korean company said today, selling 10 million units globally less than a month after its launch.<p>A company statement said the S4 had already passed the 10 million sales mark following its April 26 launch. Its predecessor, the …