Debbie Amon

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Userfox Wants To Make A/B Testing Emails Effortless

Userfox, a startup which offers email services to help companies retain their users, has debuted a new A/B testing product which greatly simplifies the process of optimizing marketing campaigns.<p>Userfox first launched back in February to solve the problem of user retention — an issue the creators …

Drobpox Debuts Single Sign-On for Businesses

Dropbox on Tuesday announced it has implemented single sign-on (SSO), a feature that lets users log in just once to a central identity provider and securely gain access to all of their business apps. The cloud storage startup’s pitch is simple: since businesses’ existing trusted identity providers …

Latest Google+ Redesign Comes to Mobile Web: Cover Photos, Cards

Google on Tuesday announced a redesign of its Google+ social network for the mobile Web. The revamp is meant to bring the mobile version of Google+ in line with the last redesign of the service.<p>Here’s what’s new:<p>Posts now appear as “cards” in the stream, making it easier to read, +1 and re-share …

Jack Dorsey On Entrepreneurship: It's About Building Ideas, Not Companies

In a interview with Bloomberg television, Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey admits that he never wanted to start a company or be an engineer or a programmer. Rather, he had “an idea and decided to pursue it.” The result is, as we all know, the development of two popular services that have …

CardNinja: The Most-Used Phone Accessory I've Ever Owned

In my aim to simplify and aggregate my life, one gadget has had an enormous impact, meet CardNinja.<p>Card Ninja is effectively a wallet replacement that attaches to the back of your phone. I use it on the back of my iPhone but it works on virtually any smartphone.<p>It’s a pretty magical little gizmo. …

Facebook

While each brand or organization’s online marketing strategy must be unique and tailored to their customers’ individual needs, it’s also important to …

Forget the Year of Mobile -- It's Actually the Year of Video

As much as we all talked about 2013 finally being the Year of Mobile, I'm convinced that it actually is going to be the Year of Video. Here's</b> …

11 ways to improve the navigation on your mobile site

<b>Navigation is central to the mobile user experience as visitors want to be able to find what they’re looking for or browse your wares with little</b> …

5 Of The Best Branded Viral Videos

The sharing impulse is an increasingly important tool for marketers. These recent examples of successful virality foreground what makes a social person want to click and pass along.<p>As our lives become ever more cluttered with media, brands have had to get creative in their attempts to reach …

Obscure Direct Response Brands Dominate Facebook Chatter

Even though Facebook's deals strategy has involved hits and misses, it appears that its 800 million users love to either comment about or share …

How to Start YouTube Advertising in 9 Steps

Online video is huge – 100 hours of video is uploaded to YouTube <i>every minute</i>! And video viewing doesn’t seem to be slowing down any time soon.<p>If …

The Art of Innovation: Dimis Michaelides at TEDxGramercy

WHERE GOOD IDEAS COME FROM by Steven Johnson

TEDxBerkeley - Carl Bass - The New Rules of Innovation

Forrester: Want Marketing Innovation? Change Your Corporate Culture

What’s the key to adopting the kind of marketing innovation that is necessary in today’s environment? According to a new report from Forrester …

Why Your Company Should Use the Kickstarter Model to Innovate

In an impressively short time, Kickstarter has quickly become the go-to high-impact mashup of crowdsourcing sensibility and entrepreneurial endeavor. If you’ve got a genuinely creative idea — or even a “me, too with a twist” — Kickstarter’s “crowd funding” platform offers a genuinely innovative way …

10 Barriers to Employee Innovation

Fast Company hosted Innovation Uncensored in New York last week with the hope of inspiring leaders to spark new ideas and trends. Visionaries like Jack Dorsey (Twitter), David Karp (Tumblr), Justin Kan (Exec), and Diane Von Furstenberg (DVF Studio) shared experiences from their pasts and their …

Coconut Water To The Rescue? Parsing The Medical Claims

Hydration is something we're inclined to worry about in the summertime, when we sweat more and can be at risk of heat exhaustion if we don't get enough fluids. And while most doctors say water is the ideal fluid for rehydrating, coconut water, the latest faddish recovery drink, is being heavily …

10 Reasons Why Time Travel is No Good