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How to Suck Less at E-mail Marketing

<i>This post is part of the ongoing Distribution Tuesday series. Every week the 500 Distribution Team highlights actionable resources for marketing your</i> …

21 Useful iPhone Apps We're Obsessed With Right Now

Many of these app makers are raising a ton of money to enhance, remix, or try to take down kings like photo-favorite Instagram, travel comparison service Kayak, and even Apple's own camera app.<p>Take for example LandCam, a brand-new camera that will have you itching to ditch Apple's stock camera. …

Apps

Silicon Valley Legend Paul Graham Reveals 5 Things He Looks For Before Investing In A Startup

Graham, a longtime Silicon Valley investor who has backed startups like Dropbox and Airbnb, says the first step is to understand why your startup is worth investing in. Then you just need to explain that to investors.<p>Here's how to at least seem like you'll be a big success and get investors to back …

Silicon Valley

The 15 Best Blogging Platforms on the Web Today

Want the latest blog recommendations? Read our <b>2015 guide to The 18 best blogging and publishing platforms on the internet today.</b><p><b>Updated June 2014</b><p>Reading the signs a couple of years ago it was easy to assume that the art of blogging was set to die a painful death at the hands of social networks like …

"Disciplined Entrepreneurship" by Bill Aulet (Book Summary)

<i>Don’t have time to read? Here’s a quick but comprehensive summary of Bill Aulet’s “Disciplined Entrepreneurship: 24 Steps to a Successful Startup,”</i> …

Apple Said to Be Working with Foxconn, Corning and Innolux on 'iTV' for 2014 Launch

Apple is in the development stages of an long-rumored television, partnering with glassmaker Corning, G-Tech Optoelectronics, Foxconn, and display maker Innolux -- if a report from Taiwan's <i>Economic Daily News</i> is to be believed [Google Translate].<p>The paper has a spotty track record at best, but it …

10 Surprising New Twitter Stats to Help You Reach More Followers

Since <b>social media is changing so often</b>. It can be really hard to keep up with stats and trends that affect how you use it. I quite often forget the …

Social Media

How to Improve Your Marketing With Facebook Apps

Shares 2K<p>Want to grow your email list or drive more people to your business?<p>Are you looking for ways to connect Facebook to your business goals?<p>In …

Tiffany vs. Wal-Mart: Does Quality or Quantity Win on Facebook?

Retail brands that publish a small number of highly effective Facebook posts can generate nearly as much engagement volume as brands that rely on a …

Facebook Rolls Out Embedded Posts to All Users

Facebook embedded posts are now available for everyone, not just launch partners who had access to the feature when it was first announced in …

Vine Hits 40 Million Users And Spawns A Whole New Shortform Video Industry

As social video continues to gain popularity, so do new tools to help users and brands make the most of it. Pitch’d is the latest.<p>Vine has reached 40 million users, it announced on its parent company Twitter yesterday. It’s an impressive figure, when you think that numbers have tripled in just two …

“The Ikea Effect”: Your Product Isn’t as Valuable as You Think

In a TEDx talk called “What makes us feel good about work?,” behavioral economist and psychology professor Dan Ariely tells a story about the “Ikea …

Apple's Plan to Change How You Watch TV Forever

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Years of halting negotiations with cable companies haven’t gotten Apple much closer to its grand …

LinkedIn Redesigns Group Pages

LinkedIn unveiled a new design for the network's Group pages on Thursday, providing a new look for one of platform's most popular features.<p>The …

120 Marketing Tactics for Blogging Success - Jeffbullas's Blog

Blogging success can seem like a distant dream when you start out. You aren’t quite sure what to blog about. The choice of technology can be …

Marketing

Paving the Path to Sales: The Conversion Funnel Explored

As a marketer, you’ve likely heard the term <i>conversion funnel</i> to describe your business’s path to ROI. But when was the last time you took a close …

How To Work Around Pinterest's Missing-In-Action API

Want to make an app that works on top of Pinterest? Be prepared for some hard work.<p>Developers who want to make their apps work with Twitter or Facebook can do so easily, since both companies have long offered tools for just that purpose. Meanwhile, Pinterest has been promising its long-awaited …

How $96,000 can buy you a top 10 ranking in the U.S. app store

Can you buy your way to the top of the app store? In a word, yes.<p>Apple may have killed AppGratis for being too good at driving installs, but the “boost effect” of big marketing campaigns, in-app promotions in popular apps, and other somewhat less savory means of driving big download numbers is …

What Are You Going To Do With All Those Likes?

I'm a Facebook fan of at least 20 local attractions, shops and restaurants that I've never visited. The neighborhood antique store where I've been …

Travel

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For Starting And Running Your Business

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book, “Choose Yourself!”</i> <i>(foreword by Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter) came out on June 3. Follow him on Twitter @jaltucher.</i><p>This is going be a bullet FAQ on starting a business. No joke. If …

Facebook Pulls Plug on Physical Goods to Focus on Gift Cards

Facebook is pulling the plug on its physical gift offerings — which allows users to purchase tangible goods such as stuffed animals, flowers and wine …

Zuckerberg: These Internet Services Should Be Free For Everyone

Mark Zuckerberg has big plans for the future of the Internet, and the old-fashioned dial tone has a role to play — at least metaphorically.<p>In an …

“Smarter” Foursquare offers new recommendations as it eyes strategic investment

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Foursquare<p>Make no bones about it, Foursquare has been adrift in rough waters. The company has been struggling to make …

How to Use the New Facebook Insights

Shares 4K<p>Do you rely on Facebook Insights to track the performance of your Facebook page?<p>Are you wondering how the new Insights can help you refine …

5 must-have marketing tools for the lean cloud startup

<i>Cameron Peron is VP Marketing and Chief Customer Advocate at Newvem.</i><p>How much of the expected $131 billion spend will your cloud startup take this year?<p>The opportunity is there but the odds of failure are stacked against the growth hacker, marketing professional, or as I like to call it, the “Chief …

Landing Page Optimization: 6 common traits of a template that works

What are some common characteristics successful people share in common?<p>Is it having a natural curiosity fused with a creative wild spark?<p>Or perhaps, …

Wireframing

10 Must Have WordPress Plugins of 2013 Every Blogger Should Know About - Jeffbullas's Blog

How many of you think that having a lot of WordPress plugins slows down your site? That’s only true if you use poorly coded WordPress plugins.<p>With …