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How To Get More Followers on Instagram

Learn the steps you need to take to increase your Instagram following<p>Growing your following on Instagram isn’t something that happens overnight and …

Marketing

6 Ways to Promote Your Business With Pinterest Places

Shares 3K<p>Do you use Pinterest to promote your business?<p>Have you heard of Pinterest place pins?<p>Whether you have a storefront, products or a travel …

5 Social Media Trends for 2014: New Research

Shares 12K<p>Want to know where social marketers are focusing in 2014?<p>Looking for the latest social media trends to inform your marketing?<p>Based on new …

16 Social Media Marketing Tips From the Pros

Shares 12K<p>Are you looking for the latest social media marketing tactics?<p>Do you want to know what the social media marketing pros are doing …

5 Creative Ways to Drive More Traffic to Your Blog Posts

Shares 7K<p>Do you want more traffic to your blog?<p>Are you struggling to catch the attention of more readers?<p>Does this sound familiar? You write an …

6 WordPress Plugins That Ensure Your Posts Look Good When Shared on Social Media

Shares 4K<p>Do you blog?<p>Are you looking for WordPress plugins to help control how your content looks when it’s shared across social media?<p>In this …

How to Drive More Facebook Traffic to Your Website in 5 Easy Steps

Shares 5K<p>Would you like to drive more Facebook traffic to your website?<p>Is quality Facebook traffic important to your business?<p>Getting Facebook fans …

New Social Media Research That Could Change Your Strategy

Shares 10K<p>Are you managing social media for your business?<p>Do you pay attention to the trends happening across the social web?<p>If so, you already know …

Twitter Traffic: How to Double Your Traffic to Your Content

Shares 5K<p>Do you use Twitter for business?<p>Are you wondering how to use Twitter to increase traffic to your blog?<p>To learn how to use Twitter to grow …

5 Tips to Bring New Life to Your Social Profiles

Shares 6K<p>When was the last time you updated your social media profiles?<p>Are they starting to feel drab or dated?<p>Your social profiles may be in dire …

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Netflix's internet provider claims Verizon, Comcast and Time Warner are causing streaming bottlenecks (update)

In the ongoing he said/she said saga surrounding Netflix streaming potentially being throttled, we've got a new, potentially volatile piece of information: The CEO of the company that provides Netflix's bandwidth (Cogent) straight up says that Verizon, Comcast and Time Warner are causing the …

WhatsApp Rival Telegram Sees 5M Downloads in a Day

<b>Update, February 24:</b> Ok, folks, it looks like things are gathering serious momentum. Telegram says it saw 5 million downloads on Sunday, and it is top of the App Store in nearly 50 countries worldwide.<p>It seems that the recent WhatsApp outage, combined with security issues and Facebook’s impending …

LinkedIn Finally Lets You Block Other Members

LinkedIn has at last added a long-requested feature with the introduction of member blocking. This adds a new privacy control to the service, which lets you restrict access to your profile, direct interactions, and network activity from any other logged-in member who you don’t want to interact with …

Amazon reportedly planning March rollout for web TV box

Amazon’s rumored set-top box for streaming media may finally arrive next month.<p>Citing anonymous industry sources, a report from Re/code asserts that Amazon is readying a box competitive with Apple TV and Roku’s products for a March launch. It will allegedly be powered by Android, much like Amazon’s …

4 Ways To Communicate Like A Buddhist

Illustrated By Ly Ngo.<p>Have you ever run through a list of to-dos while a friend poured their heart out to you — or worse, noticed your pal neglect …

Genius Girl Scout Sells Cookies In Front Of Pot Dispensary

Photo: The Green Cross.<p>What's the number one rule of business? Know your customer. Girl Scout and future titan of industry Danielle Lei, 13, …

Get Well-Dressed Walls With Maison Martin Margiela's New Wallpaper

Dreams <i>do</i> come true -- decking your walls Maison Martin Margiela's signature design aesthetic is now possible. The French fashion house is set to …

Report Card on the New Lincoln Center

The much-maligned Lincoln Center, New York Fashion Week’s main hub for the last seven seasons, has been given a makeover by IMG Fashion, the company …

Uniqlo’s Main Road is Overseas

Uniqlo has reached saturation in Japan and is now focusing almost all of its investment overseas, where it plans to open more than 400 stores in the …

The Business of Fashion

Dialling Up Fast-Rising Label 6397

With experience launching young designers like Alexander Wang and Phillip Lim from her New York showroom, Stella Ishii has teamed up with Lasse …

3 marketing trends to look out for at Mobile World Congress

en_GB<p>article<p>The world’s biggest mobile event, Mobile World Congress, returns to Barcelona next week and there will be plenty from marketers attending …

Twitter Promotion: How to Encourage Others to Promote for You

Shares 3K<p>Do you use social media to promote your product, service or events?<p>Are you wondering how you can use Twitter to help get more visibility and …

On Buzzfeed, people are already clicking the share-to-WhatsApp button more than Twitter’s

If Mark Zuckerberg needed any more proof that the new place to share things with your social network is chat apps, not fusty old social networks like Facebook and Twitter, Buzzfeed is providing it. Buzzfeed told Re/code that when they dropped a “share to WhatsApp” button on their stories, the …

Apps

Google reveals most popular search queries in 2013

<b>In the same way that Beyonce flung out her fifth album unexpectedly last week, Google UK has just fired its 2013 zeitgeist list into my inbox without</b> …

The Burgeoning Business of Fashion Education

A career in fashion is a more visible and viable option than ever before. As a result, interest in fashion education is booming and a range of …

#BoFLive | Tory Burch Says “No Need to Apologise for Being Ambitious”

Yesterday evening at London's Central Saint Martins, Imran Amed sat down with American fashion designer and entrepreneur Tory Burch to discuss her …

Fashion’s Art Fair Love Affair

Today, to coincide with the start of Art Basel Miami Beach, Hettie Judah considers the increasingly intertwined markets for fashion and art. …

Should You Raise Equity Through Crowd Funding? - Small Business Trends

Last month, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued the rules that make equity crowd funding possible. Now that you can, you may be …

Prepper Franchise Opportunities with Mainstream Appeal

Until now, I’ve never written an article for Small Business Trends while sitting in my basement. Usually, my words come alive in my well-equipped …