Claudio Kramaric

68 Flips | 1 Magazine | 91 Likes | 7 Following | 8 Followers | @claudiokramaric | PR manager, internet marketing specialist and storyteller (editor) with 17 yrs experience in media & PR.

How to Get Google to Instantly Index Your New Website

<i>Do you want more organic search traffic to your site?</i><p>I’m willing to bet the answer is yes – we all do!<p>Organic search traffic is critical for growing …

How She Did It: 'Booking a holiday was too complicated - so I changed it'

Early in 2013, while chatting with her sister over a glass of wine about her hobby of travel blogging, Nena Chaletzos, 41, had a lightbulb moment: no one had successfully made travel search simple and easy. It was this realisation that lead her to throw in her lucrative City career and walk the …

Get Perfect Product Shots With An $8 IKEA Table

Caleb Pike is back with another DIY video, this time creating a super cheap product photography setup. It's clever, well thought out, and the results …

McDonald’s Consolidates Ad Business With Omnicom, Dropping Leo Burnett After 35 Years

McDonald's has ended its creative and media agency review by consolidating its nearly $1 billion advertising business with Omnicom, marking the end …

Apple Leak Reveals 'Edgeless Display' New iPhone

The iPhone 7 is going to be a disappointment. That’s the conclusion many are drawing after credible leak after credible leak revealed a device that’s a minimal upgrade on the iPhone 6S. But there might just be a very good reason for this…<p>Following news from ever reliable KGI Securities analyst …

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The 7 Worst (And Most Amusing) Mistakes Brands Have Ever Made On Social Media

Social media marketing represents an enormous opportunity for brand exposure. If you execute your strategy carefully, you’ll be able to publicly communicate with thousands—or even millions—of people, all at once. The power of social media for brands is incredible, but therein lies its …

Social Media

Just Turned 40? An Architect Says It's Time To Design For Aging

When Architect Matthias Hollwich was approaching 40, he wondered what the next 40 years of his life might look like. He looked into the architecture that serves older adults, places like retirement communities and assisted living facilities, and didn't like what he saw. But what if we changed our …

University of Pennsylvania

This Entrepreneur Earns More Than $100K A Year Selling Bananas

<b>Startup</b>: Bananas Gone Wild<p><b>Founder</b>: Davonte Wilson<p><b>Location</b>: Frisco, TX<p><b>Launched</b>: October 2015<p><b>Employees</b>: 1<p><b>The pitch</b>: In this world of electronic, ethereal communication, it’s refreshing to receive a physical letter or card. But what if the message could be written not on paper, but on a banana? Yes, a …

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The 10 most effective ad campaigns this year

Under Armour made it into the top 10. Under Armour Online advertising service Warc has released its 2016 rankings of the world's 100 most effective advertising campaigns.<p>This year, online campaigns dominated the top 10. 11 of the 20 highest-ranked campaigns were digital-led. Ad firm Droga5 was the …

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World's 10 most expensive cities for residents in 2016 | CNN Travel

Age is not a barrier to success

During our most recent Virgin Disruptors debate a number of wonderful panelists took to the stage to discuss the future of education. While opinions …

Review: The 4 Best Online Coffee Subscription Services

In this electronic age, who doesn’t love a little snail mail? Marry the joy of postage with a steamy cup of quality coffee, and yet another blessing from the gods of modern convenience has arrived. And that’s precisely the feeling a few enterprising online coffee subscription services hope to …

How to Learn New Skills Twice as Fast, According to Science

Learning a sport or instrument? A new study says this subtle change to how you practice will help you improve twice as fast.<p>You probably practice your favorite hobby for the simple reason that it's fun, but there are other reasons having an after-hours pastime is awesome. Not only does science show …

Why Video Marketing is the New Darling of the Marketing World

Video marketing has been unanimously chosen as one of the rising stars in marketing corridors, thanks to social integration and investments by Internet giants. It is gaining a vital place in the marketing plans of all major companies to connect with consumers, engage with them and convert them into …

Video Marketing

How The Super Bowl Uses Big Data To Change The Game

This year marks the 50th year of the Super Bowl, and plenty has changed since the first time teams duked it out for the national title. Players are bigger and faster, replays more instant and from more angles, commercials cost the equivalent of a small nation’s GDP…<p>But this year, there’s something …

Woman gets whole plane to herself on flight home

It was like having a private jet.<p>A Chinese woman, known only as Zhang, traveled like a rock star Monday when she was the sole passenger on a two-hour domestic China Southern Airlines flight.<p>She was thrilled with the private-jet style pampering most of us can only ever dream of: No annoying …

Chinese New Year

The Most Entertaining Brands on Social Media You Should Be Following

Social media provides a way for people to come together and share their thoughts, favorite brands, and generally stay in contact with one another. …

'Geek Entrepreneur' Karthik Rajan: How Blogging Builds Your Career

Today I’m sharing the story of a self-described “data guy” from Houston, Texas, with a love of words. Karthik Rajan, an energy, private equity and VC guy, used his newly-found talent in 2015 to create 500,000 views on his LinkedIn posts with 8,535 followers. On this momentum he’s also become a …

Super Bowl Ads Provide a Great Way for Advertisers to Waste $6 Million

CBS is selling a 30-second spot during the 2016 Super Bowl for $5 million -- 11% higher than NBC charged for half a minute during the 2015 Super Bowl. How is the network able to charge so much?<p><b>Reach a large audience.</b> Audiences tend to vary between 110 and 117 million people depending on the teams …

A message in a bottle … and a journey round the world

Clint Buffington has found more than 80 messages in bottles washed up on beaches and made it his mission to track down and meet some of the senders<p>I was 22 and on a family holiday in the Turks and Caicos Islands when it first happened. My dad and I had got a boat to an uninhabited island only for …

10 Content Marketing Trends That’ll Dominate 2016

One month into 2016 and we are already flooded with content on everything under the sun. Owing to the boom in startups who bank on growth hacking …

Marketo's CMO on the new future of digital marketing

The scene: A smoke-filled room clamors with anger, frustration and optimism as men in earth-tone suits and skinny wool ties debate — from art to copy …

Marketing

Content Marketing Advice From Visual Hunt CEO Andrzej Stawarz

Content marketing is essential for anyone who is looking to take his or her business to the next level.<p>Content marketing is essential for anyone who is looking to take his or her business to the next level. What you likely already know is that an image can say more than 1000 words of text. Visual …

Wish, a startup that's gunning for Amazon and Alibaba, is spending a reported $100 million on Facebook ads

If you've checked your Facebook or Instagram accounts over the holidays, chances are you've seen an ad for e-commerce company Wish.<p>The five-year-old …

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6 Skills That Make You A Successful Online Marketer

In today’s totally digital and instant-information world, businesses who do not have a successful online marketing strategy are going to be …

Amazon Coaches Merchants To Sell Smarter

Like many smartphone owners, Chris Boerner, a Seattle-based marketing executive who sells a line of pill holders, checks her phone far more …

Content Marketing Mistakes Made in 2015 — and Ways to Improve Next Year

Content Marketing is Everywhere in B2C Kraftrecipes.com 1 billion views a year Pepsi.com Powered by Newscred globally<p>Content Marketing is Everywhere in B2B Adobe’s CMO.com 2 editors / $1 million annual budget Nanagins Big investment in data and reports<p>Why? Driven by Shifting Media Consumption<p>What …

The Basics of Bokeh

The holiday season is upon us and Christmas lights are everywhere. What better time for capturing great bokeh shots? If you’ve never really paid …

The Biggest Failures in Social Media in 2015

And some of the strategies that will help you steer clear of trouble in 2016.<p>We all know that marketing your business or personal brand on social media is an inexact science. You're never going to get things "perfect," as there will probably always be someone who disagrees with what you had to say …