April Welch

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Allo is a messaging app with Google built right in

Google sliding into your DMs<p>Google is announcing a new messaging app today. It's called Allo and its main feature is a Google assistant that's built right in. Google says it'll be available later this summer — for free — on both iOS and Android.<p>Allo (pronounced like "Aloe" and not like "'allo, …

How Brands Are Using Live Streaming Video Successfully

I am a storytelling and comedy nerd, a marketer, and a comic improviser. I know how important preparing and letting go is. In the same way software …

Marketing

Microsoft has created its own IFTTT tool called Flow

If This Then That (IFTTT) is an incredibly popular tool that enables features for web services like Twitter to generate an email through automation and lots more. Microsoft appears to be working on a similar tool for businesses to create automated workflows. Twitter user h0x0d discovered Microsoft …

Microsoft

#SMMW15: The Experts' Guide to Personal Branding

Of the nearly 2,000 attendees at Social Media Marketing World - including a veritable "who's who" of social media royalty - no one has more followers …

3 big brands that totally “get” content marketing

Looking for content marketing ideas and inspiration? Contributor Quinn Whissen describes three impressive efforts well worth emulating.<br>Please visit …

Content Marketing

Snacks to Keep at Work - Pictures - Chowhound

Protein keeps you full and can give you an energy boost, enough energy to tackle those emails when you're feeling hangry and tired. And best of all …

Recipes

What Fruit Has More Potassium Than Bananas?

Fruit may have a starring place in your daily diet because it is a healthy way to get many of the key vitamins and minerals you need for good health. …

Healthy Eating

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Paperless passports on your smartphone to soon become a reality

Forgot your passport on way to the airport? Relax as De La Rue, a Britain-based commercial banknote printer and passport manufacturer, is working on …

These 5 New Apps Just Made Traveling Through Airports a Whole Lot Easier

Wireless technology can help you find the shortest check-in and security lines, or a meal at an airport restaurant.<p>Good news for frequent business travelers: a handful of new mobile apps from airlines and airports aim to make your next trip a breeze.<p>Many of these apps operate through "beacons," …

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Samsung could unveil a 5-inch foldable smartphone next year: Report

South Korean smartphone maker Samsung may unveil a game-changer device next year which can be a 5-inch smartphone when folded and turn into a 7-inch …

Content Marketing Tools - The Ultimate List for Beginners and Experts

Reader demand for businesses to provide excellent content continues to rise. Seventy five percent of content marketers are increasing their content …

Marketing

Flix Premiere is the online cinema for forgotten films

Major film studios have much of their production schedules mapped out years in advance. By default, cinemas have pretty full calendars themselves. With a finite number of screens, theaters can only take so many movies from other distributors. Competition for these slots is fierce, and when film …

Waze will now tell you when you’re speeding

The GPS-navigation app Waze already warns users where police officers are stationed, looking for speeders. Now the app is going to alert drivers when they breach the speed limit. The new feature launches today in 18 countries, including France, Brazil, and Italy, with the US gaining functionality …

7 Best Sandwiches to Pack for a Spring Picnic

Fill your picnic basket like a pro.<p>Sandwiches are the centerpiece of a picnic spread, and when it comes to packing tasty ones that will go the …

Social Platform Audiences Cheat Sheet [Infographic]

Every social media platform excels at a different function - you don't post video to the same platform as you post quick information updates - yet …

Tips, Links & Blogs that @iSocialFanz Leveraged for Snapchat

To set the record straight I have a serious case of F.O.M.O. or the fear of missing out, so when I jump on new platforms there isn’t any great …

Why Brands Should Act Like Users on Instagram

Catalog Living

November 29, 2017 • 44 notes<p>As the fall holidays officially transition to winter ones, Gary and Elaine’s gourds are ceremoniously shown the door to …

Lyft

15 Useful Hacks Every Egg Lover Should Know

Egg-cellent.<p><i>Original article by Lily Lou for Spoon University.</i><p><b>For more, check out Spoon University.</b>

JPMorgan Cancels Twitter Q&A After Flood Of Negative Tweets

There are good corporate Twitter strategies, and there are bad corporate Twitter strategies.<p>JPMorgan Chase & Co. found that out the hard way after inviting Twitter users to send in questions marked with the hashtag #AskJPM for vice chairman Jimmy Lee. Nearly 6,000 responses and a tirade of abuse …

How To Use Social Media To Promote Business the Right Way

You see it all the time. A business owner that is pumped about their business, they have a product or service that they really believe in and they …

3 Creative Ways Brands Are Using Pinterest

Shares 4K<p>Are you looking for some creative ways to use Pinterest?<p>Would you like to make stronger connections with your customers?<p>Although many brands …

Marketing

Eight Things the Food Sample Lady Wants You to Know

I use affiliate links on my blog. When you click on my links, I may make a commission. Thank you!<p>Shares 46<p>I'm not even sure what the proper name for …

Homemade Lemonade

Making a big ol’ batch of lemonade is one of my favorite summertime rituals, and I’d be seriously lost and forlorn in the wilderness if something …

Country Lifestyle

The Cupcake Stigma and Respect for Women Entrepreneurs

Top to bottom, the default ways of doing business remain male. All-pervading male versions of leadership, organization and performance cover the range of business expectations and daily perceptions. That goes for funders and employees, customers and suppliers, business schools and media as well as …

Google Maps and Search now display holiday hours

With the holiday season approaching, Google has rolled out a special update to two of their most-used apps. In addition to showing normal operating hours, Maps and Search will now display holiday hours as well.<p>Jonathan Sidi, the Product Manager of Google Maps and Local Search, posted on the …

Google Maps

That 'Secret Sisters Gift Exchange' going around Facebook is a scam

If it sounds too good to be true to receive 36 gifts in return for a $10 investment, that's because it is.<p>The "Secret Sisters Gift Exchange" has been …

Different Solutions

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Google just told advertisers that if they want to reach young people YouTube will need to take 24% of their TV budgets

It's a huge event, attended by around 1,000 people from the advertising and media industry, in which the online video company shows off its wares in the hope of securing major ad deals.<p>And it was full of pomp: The event was hosted by YouTube comedian Grace Helbing, a dinner was cooked for the …

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