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Audiences no longer care about platforms. The content creator is ‘king.’

Sweet Paul, Cheddar and Axios are proof that media consumers will change their behavior and go where a creator has produced interesting content.<p>There’s been a long-running debate about which is king when it comes to media success — content or distribution? Does the secret sauce come from the …

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Twitter Will Start Using Algorithms To Crack Down On Abusive Accounts

Don’t repeatedly tweet “without solicitation at non-followers” or the machines will get you.<p>Today, Twitter announced that it will start relying on algorithms to identify and restrict accounts for engaging in “abusive behavior,” which the company defines as either “repeatedly Tweeting without …

Social Media

Special Heart: A Journey of Faith, Hope, Courage and Love

Shared via Kindle. Description: Fox News Channel anchor Bret Baier shares the New York Times bestselling story of his son Paul's ongoing battle with …

How to Create a 11,284-Member Facebook Group When You Have No Followers

Have you ever been part of one of those big Facebook groups, and thought “Wow. It would be cool to create something like this myself.”<p>I was in that …

Internet Marketing

How to Leverage the Brand-Building Power of Private Facebook Groups

Stay connected to your audience as your page's organic reach continues to decline.<p>Facebook has not been kind to brand pages in the past few years. In a survey of 3,000 publishers, SocialFlow found that organic reach dropped 42 percent in the first six months of 2016, partly due to algorithm changes …


Sharp vision: New glasses help the legally blind see

AP Radio AP Radio News:<p>Latest News<p>SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Jeff Regan was born with underdeveloped optic nerves and had spent most of his life in a blur. Then four years ago, he donned an unwieldy headset made by a Toronto company called eSight.<p>Suddenly, Regan could read a newspaper while eating …

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Links to AMP content are showing up outside of search results

With several popular distribution apps now linking to Accelerated Mobile Page (AMP) content, columnist Barb Palser notes that the format is taking …

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Barack Obama hasn't updated his LinkedIn page and now we're even more depressed

Even Barack Obama can't handle the truth.<p>I'd been waiting for the LinkedIn notification, "News about Barack Obama," or "Congratulate Barack Obama on his new position." But there's been nothing.<p>Then I checked the former President's LinkedIn page, one he created in 2007, while he was just an Illinois …


Adults dressed as superheroes is YouTube’s new, strange, and massively popular genre

Through the looking glass<p>A pregnant Princess Elsa staggers up the stairs clutching her stomach. Disney’s popular heroine pauses, and with a loud fart, poops out a stream of colored plastic balls that bounce down the stairwell. The video, posted to YouTube, has collected millions of views. In …

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YouTube Will Phase Out 30-Second Unskippable Ads After This Year

The bad news is that YouTube users still won’t be able to skip some ads. The good news is that the ads they can’t skip will be shorter.<p>YouTube parent …


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50 Gorgeous Color Schemes From Award-Winning Websites

Color is such a fundamental part of the way we perceive the world that we often take it for granted. Think about it: From the youthful and vivid …

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Why You Should Spend 80 Percent of Your Time on LinkedIn

LinkedIn recently revealed some eye-opening stats about the immense amount of B2B traffic and sales leads it's generating online.<p>If you are marketing your business online and you're not active on LinkedIn, chances are you are missing 80% of your leads.<p>LinkedIn recently shared some eye-opening …


This is the Advertising Medium You're Not Using to its Full Potential

Having trouble generating leads and business? Maybe you're not using the right platform. Facebook has quickly turned into a top source advertising medium for businesses.<p>In 2016, around 1.86 billion users logged into Facebook on a daily basis. While businesses use several trendy social media …


Amazon's delivery drones could drop packages with parachutes

Amazon's much-anticipated (and long time coming) drone deliveries might <i>technically</i> finally be happening, but a new patent spotted by <i>CNN</i> suggests your next book or box-set might actually arrive via parachute. There are many practical, legal and technical challenges that drone deliveries present -- …


Facebook videos in your News Feed soon autoplay with sound

The age of scrolling through your Facebook News Feed past mercifully silent autoplaying videos is over. The social media giant is showering its users with unasked-for love by automatically triggering sound when hovering over a movie, and will soon begin rolling out the change it started testing …


6 Tips to Building a Stronger Brand Using New Media

Branding is all about trust, so make sure you get it right the first time.<p>Branding has always been important, but it's never been as essential as it is now. Thanks to the internet, your potential customers are being flooded with dozens -- if not hundreds -- of different buying opportunities every …


How to use psychological principles to improve ad copy

Columnist Jason Puckett explains how you can apply knowledge about human behavior to improve ad copy and increase click-through rate.


Pure Virality is a Myth: The Science Behind Why Things Really Get Popular

“Originality needs familiarity, and even genius needs distribution.”<p><b>Daniel Pink</b> is one of the world’s leading business thinkers and the bestselling …

How to Increase Blog Traffic: The Ultimate Resource Guide

Free Traffic Methods<p>Whether you have a huge marketing budget or not, free traffic will always be a part of your overall traffic generation …

Digital Marketing

Four Common Email Phrases That Make Recipients Reach For “Delete” | Fast Company | The Future Of Business

There’s really never a time that “whatever you think” is read as a flexible and accepting statement.


How to stop arguing and actually change someone's mind on social media

There are ways to get your point across more effectively. Avoid shouting into the abyss and follow these steps to become a master persuader<p>Whenever a major story breaks in the social media age, from the supreme court judgement on article 50 to the news that roast potatoes can apparently cause …

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10 Personal Branding Experts to Follow This Year

Building your personal brand is a great way to help your business stand out.<p>You probably know that three out of four startups fail. It is impossible for entrepreneurs to establish themselves without credibility. No matter what business, you have to position yourself in unique ways to stand out.<p>One …

Personal Branding

Why paper is the real 'killer app'

With apps taking over our lives, there’s a movement afoot as people yearn for simpler, technology-free times.<p>Every January, Angela Ceberano sets goals for the 12 months ahead. And on Sunday nights, she plans and organises the coming week.<p>Sometimes, I just want to get rid of all the technology and …

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I Used Social Media and Blogging to Become Famous for Nothing

How one man used social media to become a legend in his own mind -- and in Peru.<p>In 2006, I set out to brand myself. I had an idea that I shared with the owner of the small company at which I was employed. I called it “Publish or Perish,” and despite the lack of originality, the idea was simple, but …

Social Media

5 Ways To Boost Conversions With Dynamic Content

Tailoring the online experiences of customers to best fit their needs and preferences is the ultimate goal of most new technologies that shape the …

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