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One social network you’ve never heard of drives 20% of all social commerce

60 percent of social shopping starts on Facebook. 15 percent starts on Pinterest, and a little five percent wedge begins on Twitter. But there’s one network you’ve probably never heard of that drives more than Pinterest and four times more social shopping traffic than Twitter.<p>It’s called …

StumbleUpon Marketing: How to Drive More Traffic to Your Content

Shares 2K<p>Do you use StumbleUpon for your business?<p>Are you wondering how you can use StumbleUpon to drive more traffic to your content?<p>To learn how …

Marketing in 5: Marty Weintraub on the Future of Online Advertising

Marty Weintraub is the Founder & Evangelist of aimClear® an international online marketing agency, dominant in audience targeting and customer …

12 Ways to Drive More Readers to Your Content

<i>This post originally appeared on the Shareaholic Content Marketing blog. This is part two of an irregular series where we enlist the collective experiences and intelligence of successful marketers to glean insights on how to be better at content marketing.</i> <i>p.s. the last one is available here.</i><p>So, …

The Top Five Social Media Marketing Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Social media marketing is still the hot topic in town.<p>But even large businesses with expert marketers on the job make rookie mistakes when it comes …

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The GRMA Executive Leadership Forum is the foremost CEO, CMO, CTO and C-Suite access point for inspiring...<p>Paul Dergarabedian, comScore Senior Media …

Shareaholic Report: Pinterest Drives 3x More Referrals than Twitter

A report released Tuesday by Shareaholic, a maker of digital tools that help get content get distributed, discovered and shared across the web, tracked 200,000 publishers reaching 250 million people monthly to reveal referral traffic trends from eight of the largest social networks over the past 13 …

LivingSocial CEO Tim O'Shaughnessy Says People and Culture Keys To Success

On Wednesday night in Washington, D.C. Tech Cocktail’s CEO Frank Gruber had an opportunity to sit down with Tim O’Shaughnessy, Co-founder and CEO of …

What Obamacare Means For The Self-Employed, The Startup Worker, The Freelancer

The Affordable Care Act kicks in today, and President Obama’s shake-up of the system could well mean a change in the risks you take in your professional career. Here’s why.<p>Today is the first day of what could be a long and happy life for Obamacare, the president’s stab at making cheaper health care …

Winning With Google+ - How Ferrari, H&M, Cadbury & BMW Reach Millions More Customers

More has been written about Google+ over the past 26 months than almost any other social media site. While Google+ has had its share of press, there …

Erase Yourself From the Internet With JustDelete.me

Deleting yourself from the Internet is hard work. First, you have to decide where exactly you want to disappear — from social media sites to retailer …

Eight Tips for Creating a Great LinkedIn Business Page

According to current data (2Q13), LinkedIn had 238 million members. The professional social network's popularity grows unabated, remaining a …

Topsy Offers Developers More Insight Into Your Twitter Data

The Twittersphere is a gold mine of information. With more than 99% of tweets sent out publicly — many of them containing at least some shred of your …

A Question That Can Change Your Life

For years I’ve exercised every day — doing weights, cardio, yoga — but despite my continuous effort, I haven’t seen much change.<p>Until a few months ago.<p>Recently, my body has changed. My muscles are stronger, more defined, and I’ve lost five pounds along with a visible layer of fat. So what did I do …

VaynerMedia’s Gary Vaynerchuk

The social-media authority on the tools he uses to stay connected to his fans.<p>If you want to learn how to turn Internet fame into an entrepreneurial empire, just follow the path of Gary Vaynerchuk. The Belarus-born, New Jersey–raised Vaynerchuk first came to prominence via the brash, vulgar, and …

Why Your Business May Need a New Content Map to Find Success

In the consulting and advisory side of our business, we’re honored to work relatively frequently with businesses both large and small. These days, …

Create Precise Buyer Personas With SEO Data: A 10-Step Guide

Is your content underperforming? If so, your buyer personas may be to blame. Below I’ll show you why, and teach you how to build precise personas …

iDoorCam shows you who's at your door, helps you hide from unwanted visitors

If you've ever gone on a long vacation (or hidden from someone at least once in your life) there's a chance you'll find high-tech doorbells useful. A new device called iDoorCam, in particular, claims to be able to notify you via iPhone or iPad whenever there's someone at your door -- even if you're …

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Community centers for start-ups create buzz

There's one important address for an entrepreneur in Indianapolis to have.<p>It's 5255 N. Winthrop Street. Home of The Speak Easy. It's a brightly painted one-story warehouse steps from a street full of quirky, locally owned restaurants and shops, and 15 minutes from downtown Indianapolis.<p>It's where …