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Should You Change Your SEO Strategy Because of Google Hummingbird?

If the idea that SEO is dead crosses your mind or turns up in print, dismiss it. The fact is that nothing is really going to change in the way that …

The Photoshop Free Alternative

Professional grade photo enhancement<p>Our tools easily fix image flaws, from removal of unwanted elements in your photos like red eye to complete …

How to Use the Psychology of Colors When Marketing

Do you feel serenely calm when surrounded by green fields and blue skies? Have you ever asked what does the color red represent and why you feel …

Jog Your Memory: The Effects of Exercise on the Brain

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Create Your Own Vanity URL Shortener

Whether you run a business or are just active on social media, chances are you share a lot of links. With so many URLs flooding into our timelines, …

The mobile war is over and the app has won: 80% of mobile time spent in apps

Only 20 percent of American consumers’ time on mobile devices is spent on the web. A massive majority, 80 percent, is spent in apps: games, news, productivity, utility, and social networking apps.<p>Turns out, it’s an app world, after all.<p>According to app analytics firm Flurry, which tracks app usage …

Mobile apps could hit $70B in revenues by 2017

Mobile apps are on a path to reach $70 billion in annual revenue by 2017. And while games drive the majority of app revenue now, they won’t stay on top of the heap much longer.<p>Digi-Capital, an investment bank for mobile apps and games, said in its first quarter mobile apps study that non-game apps …

Mobile Marketing and the Magic of Push Notifications (Infographic)

If <i>Mad Men</i> took place in 2014, the boardroom talk would have been all about push notifications on your smartphone.<p>Mobile marketing is where the magic is these days, but it’s not enough to have notices of sales and discounts landing in a customer’s inbox. Now, they want those alerts in real time, …

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4 Reasons Your Business Needs a Mobile App

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you decide to build a mobile app for your business, it's important to be clear about your objectives from the start and strategize around them.<p>What are the ways that you can harness the power of mobile apps? Here are four of the most …

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The mobile web is still losing out to native apps, by more than 6 to 1

Native apps command about 86 percent of U.S. consumers’ mobile time, or about six times more than the mobile web does, according to a mobile analytics report by Flurry.<p>Flurry said that the time spent by the average U.S. consumer on a mobile device has risen to 2 hours and 42 minutes per day, …

Mobile App Usage Increases In 2014, As Mobile Web Surfing Declines

New data from app analytics provider Flurry released today states that native app usage on smartphones is continuing to grow at the expense of the mobile web. The company claims that users are now spending 2 hours and 42 minutes per day on mobile devices as of March 2014, up from 2 hours, 38 …

How Colors Impact What We Purchase [Infographic]

See what colors you should include in your marketing and products to attract the right type of customer.

When It Comes to Branding, It's All About Color (Infographic)

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What Does Your Logo Color Really Mean? [Infographic]

Does the color of your logo portray your company's message? See the hidden meaning behind some of the most famous logos in the world.

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New In Our Community: Many Marketers May Lack Key Online Skills - Small Business Trends

Join us for another edition of the community news and information roundup. It’s our survey of some of the top small business blogs and online …

Need to Boost Your Site's Traffic? How to Master Backlinks

Backlinks still matter--both for traffic and as an indication of your online reputation.<p>Search engine algorithms constantly change. But backlinks--links from another site to your site--are still important. (Roughly speaking, Google's early algorithms focused on backlinks under the premise the …

Why Content Marketing Fails [SlideShare]

How to Create a Search Engine Listing That Engages Trust

Your entry in a search engine results page (SERP) is one of the most important features of your web presence. With users performing millions of …

How to Plan Your Content Marketing Strategy Beyond the Blog

Content marketing has been leaving its mark on the web – and is showing no signs of slowing down. These days, companies from Fortune 500 corporations …

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Why You Should Get Excited About Emotional Branding

12 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

WordPress Permissions – How To Set Up Proper Filesystems And Ownerships

12 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

Understanding The CSS3 transition-timing-function Property

23 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

Online Courses and Resources Web Developers

Learning the fundamentals of Web Development is an important skill for just about anyone to have, especially if they are making at least part of …

10 Mobile Marketing Statistics to Help Justify Your Budget

At times, it can be a difficult process with lots of push back and discussion, while other times it’s an easy conversation due to the success of your spending decisions or widespread internal buy-in.<p>Either way, budget management is a critical aspect of your role as a marketer, or soon will be at …