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How to Use a $5 Twitter Ad to Redefine Your Facebook Strategy

While focus may be on Facebook ads, a small treasure trove of targeting nuggets can help refine that targeting with a low budget Twitter campaign...

Best of Our Blogging and Content Marketing Tips

We are entering our 11th year running a blog that long since has evolved into a news site and content resource.<p>As the founder and CEO of Small …

7 Ways to Create an Effective Facebook Ad Campaign

Are you using Facebook ads?<p>Want tips to step up your game?<p>Facebook ads can be highly profitable, and there are countless ways to make them more …

AdWords

How to Get Started on Blab: Group Video Broadcasting for Marketers

Shares 9K<p>Are you a fan of live-streaming video for business?<p>Have you tried Blab?<p>Blab, the newest platform in streaming video, lets you build a …

Facebook Tests 10-Second Video Views for Advertisers

Facebook is testing a new way for advertisers to buy video promos that may help determine which ads people are actually watching.<p>A Facebook rep …

Advertising Industry

This Is Apple and Google's Next Big Battleground

For most of my 35-year technology career, fights over operating systems have dominated the landscape. First, it was MS-DOS againt the original Apple …

Artificial Intelligence

Why our wrists could host a retail revolution

<b>Imagine having a personal helper by your side when you shop.</b><p>With the smartwatch's rise in popularity, this can now be possible.<p>Dozens of retailers …

eCommerce

12 excellent ways to present ecommerce shipping information

<b>The number one cause of cart abandonment is hidden delivery costs at the checkout.</b><p>A study conducted in 2013 by eDigitalResearch and IMRG, found that …

Five small businesses with brilliant Pinterest pages

<b>Recently I wrote a post covering what the top five UK ecommerce brands are doing on Pinterest.</b> But why should corporate giants have all the fun? Read …

10 retailer blogs that are genuinely worth reading

<b>Retailers should definitely learn the value of running a decent blog, or ‘online magazine’ as many like to refer to it.</b><p>A blog gives your audience a …

Marketing

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. We spoke to the man who invented Adblock.</b> He told us he wrote the source code back in 2002 as a "procrastination project" from his university work — and he hasn't made a single dollar from it since.<p><b>2. Yahoo is plastering US cities with billboards.</b> The campaign looks like the exact opposite of …

How user generated content is changing content marketing

<b>Instead of creating content, we should be creating opportunities for content creation: instagrammable moments, inspiring experiences.</b><p>And instead of …

Marketing

The 7 Secrets to the Most Effective Social-Media Campaigns

12 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>I’ve resisted social media advertising for a long time, believing that there are a host of free tools and free strategies that can help your business grow on social media organically.<p>What I’ve come to find out (and I’d imagine many of you have …

Social Media

The Future Of The Internet, According To Its Father

Geeking out with Vint Cerf<p>The Internet has changed a lot over its 30-something years. That terrible dial-up noise is gone; the Ethernet cord has been cut; Tinder happened. What’s next? If anyone knows, it’s Vint Cerf, Google’s vice president and chief Internet evangelist. He is considered a “father …

Five ways to build an effective social media newsroom

<b>An agile ‘war room’ approach can set any brand up for success, and it no longer has to cost a bomb.</b>Read more...

How Instagram Is Changing the Way Brands Look at Photography, Online and Beyond

Call it the "Instagram Effect"—that filtered, shadowed, sharpened, brightened, tilted, faded, structured, saturated way of seeing life through a …

Advertising Industry

Precious Waste: Contemporary Jewelry Made from Waste

Precious Waste is exactly what it sounds like. Questioning what exactly “preciousness” means and what makes something precious, artist Mariana Acosta …

Design

UCLA's Trippy Augmented Reality Sandbox

It's like real-time version of Sim City, but with physical interaction and nature<p>Sim City fascinates millions of players who are able to manipulate …

Augmented Reality

The 7 Fundamentals Of Sustainable Business Growth

Creating long-term value with limited resources is a huge challenge for entrepreneurs, but it’s hardly a novel one.<p>Sustainable growth is among the biggest challenges any business leader faces, but it isn’t a new problem. My grandmother, who lived in a remote village in Bangladesh, was barely 5 feet …

The Foodist's 10 Favorite Oyster Bars Across America

Andrew Knowlton names his 10 favorite oyster bars, from Maine to Louisiana to the West Coast<p>Oysters are having a moment, and no wonder. They're delicious, unpretentious, and, with their seemingly magical ability to filter the waters they grow in, sustainable, too. When I see oysters on a menu, I …

NYFW Beauty: Marc by Marc Jacobs' Blue-Eyed Girl

Photo: Imaxtree<p>Backstage at Marc by Marc Jacobs, cosmetics connoisseur Dick Page doled out a lesson on how to get a to-the-max beauty look with minimal products. In fact, he only used—count them—two main tools to get the show's high-impact blue stare.<p>"One of the inspirations was a xeroxed photo …

London fashion week schedule Friday 13 September - day one

Friday 13th September<p><b>09:30 Bora Aksu BFC Courtyard Show Space<br>10:00 Fyodor Golan WC1: 280 High Holborn<br>11:00 FELDER FELDER WC2<br>11:00 - 13:00 Ostwald Helgason See Invitation PN<br>12:00 J. JS Lee BFC Courtyard Show Space NG LIVE<br>13:00 Pearce Fionda See Invitation<br>14:00 Daks BFC Courtyard Show Space LIVE<br>15:00</b> …

Tocca Spring/Summer 2014 | New York Fashion Week NYFW | FashionTV

Watch: Karl Lagerfeld on the Legend of Coco Chanel

Today's <i>Inside Chanel</i> episode features the great Karl Lagerfeld (<i>au Francais</i>) discuss his take on how Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel rose from rags to riches. She had that <i>je ne sais quoi</i> factor (he even compares her to Audrey Hepburn) that helped her become, as he says, the "legend" she is today. Hungry …