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Eight SEO Trends to Expect in 2017 [Infographic]

We recently shared an infographic about Google's biggest search algorithm changes last year, and the evolution of the search landscape depicted in …

10 Bold Social Media Predictions for 2017

As of 18 minutes ago, we are 95% finished with 2016. Social media played a huge role in the year, and its presence in our daily lives is only growing …

Social Media

THINK: The Four Ideas That Matter In Digital Media This Week

<i>Your 60-second read for 8/23: 'Stranger Things" but no ads; Ryan Lochte fame; all about Musical.ly; and more. This is what matters in digital media.</i><p><b>1. Ryan Lochte: stupidity or PR?</b><p>It depends on whether you ask the cynic in your head or the idealist in your heart. If the goal was to amp up the fame …

The 1 Simple Way to Instantly Increase Your Visibility on LinkedIn

Here's an easy way to increase the visibility and social media appeal of the content you're publishing on LinkedIn.<p>In today's online landscape, the best headlines and summary text rule the day.<p>You have mere moments to catch someone's attention before he or she scrolls right by without a second …

Twitter to verify more users: How to get a blue tick

Twitter is going to offer more users its prestigious "blue tick" - a much-sought trophy of verification on the social network.<p>Actually a white tick on a blue background, the tick is a sign of officialdom and has traditionally been reserved for users considered "official", such as celebrities, …

10 Things Your LinkedIn Profile Should Reveal in 10 Seconds

This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>Some people call LinkedIn the Facebook of the working world. While the platform definitely draws comparisons, employers don’t search it to be updated on your latest party or to play Candy Crush. They want to learn more about you and your …

Employment

Ghana is betting on telemedicine to help plug gaps in its rural healthcare system

Given the common problems with access to healthcare and the disparity in the distribution of health centers, several African countries are looking to mobile technology to bridge the gap. The process, broadly referred to as ‘telemedicine’, focuses on connecting health workers in small communities …

Health Care

'I just feel less alone': how Tumblr became a source for mental health care

Tumblr’s mental health communities seem to be filling in the gaps for healthcare in the US, by providing support, information – and actual help from clinicians<p>Mea Pearson, a 24-year-old with borderline personality disorder, first confronted the world of online therapy after returning home from …

There’s Facebook, then there’s everybody else

Considering all the hype surrounding Snapchat’s torrid growth and lofty valuation, you’d think Facebook was facing a near-term risk of losing the …

Social Media

Study: Smartphone app that listens to breathing, determines respiratory diseases is 89 percent accurate

A smartphone-based system for diagnosing respiratory diseases achieved an accuracy of 89 percent in a recent clinical study of 524 pediatric patients …

8 Ways to Spring Clean Your LinkedIn Profile

Here are 8 tips for adding spring to your LinkedIn personal profile.<p>Spring cleaning is a process we love to put off. Now is a great time to clarify the message you convey on your LinkedIn personal profile, taking another opportunity to be more precise about the value you offer to the market. Your …

Mobile Health Data that Prevents Epidemics

<b>Caroline Buckee uses mobile health data to track and predict the spread of deadly diseases around the world, and her new predictive models help</b> …

6 Simple SEO Tips to Achieve Blogging Success

Search engine optimisation (SEO) is still important, no doubt, but much has changed over the past few years and even months. It’s true that SEO tips …

Review: Oculus Rift Is Expensive, Complicated, and Totally Wonderful

<b>The good:</b> Beautiful, immersive graphics; smooth performance; good selection of games and apps <b><br>The bad:</b> Expensive; requires a powerful PC <b><br>Who should buy</b> …

Twitter Must Take Breaking News More Seriously If It Wants To Survive

As the horrific events of Brussels begin to settle I am again left thinking that Twitter needs to take the role it plays in breaking news much more seriously. Millions turned to the social network to find out if friends, loved ones were ok and what exactly was going on and what they got was a …

HealthTap’s Digital Healthcare Network Now Tops 100,000 Doctors

mHealthWatch learned Tuesday that HealthTap‘s network of U.S. licensed doctors has grown to more than 100,000.<p>These doctors have joined HealthTap in …

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9 Tips for More Effective Brand Storytelling on Social Media

Remember how captivating a good story could be when you were a kid? Nothing could beat that "edge of your seat" feeling while you were waiting for …

Propeller, Boehringer Ingelheim expand into broad commercial partnership

Propeller Health and Boehringer Ingelheim announced a new commercial partnership. Under the partnership, COPD and asthma patients using Boehringer's …

Jive leadership not worried about Facebook at Work or Slack

The collaboration software market is becoming very crowded. As my colleague Phil Wainewright has outlined in the past, there are a lot of companies …

Customers

Mobile apps emerging as essential population health tools

While mobile apps are new enough on the care delivery scene that many providers have only begun dabbling, consumers are sending a strong message that …

Digital Health

Apple Opens Its News Service to Publishers of All Kinds

The battle of the giant news platforms continues. Apple said Tuesday it is opening up its Apple News service to all publishers, not just those who …

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Wearable Tech Market To Be Worth $34 Billion By 2020

CCS Insight has updated its outlook on the future of wearable tech, indicating that 411 million smart wearable devices, worth a staggering $34 billion, will be sold in 2020.<p>The analyst claims the industry will hit $14 billion this year, with wrist-based devices – such as smartwatches and fitness …

Switzerland's MindMaze gets $100M to bring virtual reality therapy for stroke patients to US

<b>MindMaze</b>, a Swiss company that uses virtual reality to help stroke victims through their recovery, has raised $100 million in funding to bring its …

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Freelancers Will Soon Be Able To Use Instant Articles Too, And Get Paid By Facebook

Facebook's opening up of Instant Articles to 'all publishers' includes freelancers and amateurs and will likely lead to more quality content on the platform.<p>Facebook today said it plans to open up Instant Articles to all publishers, and as it turns out, it has a very wide definition of the word …

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The 1 Sentence Your LinkedIn Profile MUST Have!

Once upon a time, someone wiser than me told me a marketing truth I never forgot:<i>A confused prospect never buys.</i>In sales and marketing, Clarity is …

LinkedIn

TED 2016: The man making genes democratic

<b>Keolu Fox is a man on a mission - he wants to overhaul the study of genes, which is increasingly revolutionising medicine, and find out why Polynesians and other indigenous groups are dying at faster rates than many other groups.</b><p>As a native Hawaiian, he has special interest in the second and as a …

Diabetes