Kelsey Bolam

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The 7 Counterintuitive Social Media Mistakes You May be Making

<i>This post was originally published on the Buffer blog.</i><p>I’m pretty well known for making mistakes. It’s kind of a known trait of mine. Just this weekend I walked into a door because I didn’t open it properly first.<p>When it comes to social media, though, I try hard to learn from mistakes since they’re …

With over 1mo apps on iOS, getting your app discovered is harder than ever. We took a deep look at the history, status quo and future of app discovery on Apple's platform.

<i>Looking back on two interesting (yet slightly confusing) years of iOS app discovery</i><p>With now over 1 million apps available for download on the Apple …

Getting Customers To Talk About You

The power of social media is increasing every day. This is great for businesses but also poses new challenges. In an environment so saturated with …

Social Media

Where to find the best free photos and graphics

This is my collection of the best websites to find free photos, icons and patterns. If you’d like to suggest a resource, send me an email.<p>Photo</i> …

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For Selling Anything

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book is “Choose Yourself!”</i> <i>(foreword by Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter). Follow James on Twitter @jaltucher.</i><p>I’ve never read a book on sales. They seemed corny. Like many people, I always looked …

5 Patterns Behind Billion-Dollar Consumer Web Companies

<i>This post originally appeared on Geektime.</i><p>There are five strategies, or patterns, that set apart leading internet startups – or the billion-dollar club companies – from all the rest.<p>For the past several years I have been intrigued by what constitutes a successful habit. I’ve poured over myriads of …

7 Things Successful People Do Every Day

I have been interviewing over 30 multimillionaires, 5 billionaires, world-class athletes, NYT bestselling authors, and billionaires. Moreover, having …

Success

Top 5 Internet of Things Gadgets

Imagine if you could use 5 simple shortcuts while working in Excel, and increase your productivity without wasting time for searching information in …

Opinion

Letters to the Editor<p>On this day

The Only Way to Grow Huge

All companies that grow really big do so in only one way: people recommend the product or service to other people.<p>What this means is that if you want …

Startups

Why Empathy Is Your Most Important Skill (and How to Practice It)

TL;DR: Empathy is the most important skill you can practice. It will lead to greater success personally and professionally and will allow you to …

Email is 40 times more effective for marketers than Facebook and Twitter, survey says

A survey from McKinsey & Company defies popular wisdom heralding the newest forms of communication as the best: for marketers, the survey says email …

20 Websites With Unique Interactive Scrolling

With the introduction of HTML 5, long scrolling websites have become quite a trend, in the world of web design. While this technique offers clean and …

Domain Name For Sale | Undeveloped

Transferring a domain tends to take a long time, a very long time actually. But who says it has to be like this?<p>98% of the transactions conducted on …

5 Effective Networking Strategies in the Digital Age

Networking will forever be the lifeblood of a professional’s career. No matter how old you are, what year it is and what technology is used, networking will continue to affect an individual’s professional growth, in addition to skillset and experience.<p>Not to mention, networking can help you land a …

Designing An Online Store? It’s all about the side doors.

By Christine Pillsbury<p>In the analog space, a store’s “homepage” is the equivalent to the big, fancy mall entrances enticing shoppers to come in for a …

UX Design

9 Ways Social Media Marketing Will Change in 2014

From the decline of Facebook use among teens to Twitter's IPO, if there is one thing we know for sure about social media, it's that few trends hold …

Trey Hebron

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Dark Sky Is Ready To Be The Default Weather App On Your iPhone’s Homescreen

Dark Sky, easily one of the better weather applications on iOS, rolled out an update today that expands its focus beyond rain predictions to become a more comprehensive weather app which offers both 24-hour and 7-day forecasts, global maps, and more. The app was also rewritten from scratch for iOS …

First Android Bootkit Found on Over 350,000 Mobile Devices

A new trojan for Android has been discovered that resides in the memory of infected devices and launches itself early on in the OS loading stage. Even if some elements of the threat are removed successfully, at least one component will still reside in the protected memory area and will reinstall …

The Lego Movie - Clip - We Are Entering Your Mind

This original 3D computer animated story follows Emmet, an ordinary, rules-following, perfectly average LEGO minifigure who is mistakenly identified …

The Lego Movie - Clip - I´m Batman

This original 3D computer animated story follows Emmet, an ordinary, rules-following, perfectly average LEGO minifigure who is mistakenly identified …

What the Ministry of Defence could learn from music festivals

In these times of heightened security, where terrorist threats lurk on every street corner and even your mum could be a potential suicide bomber, it's at least reassuring to know that the Ministry of Defence is spending its budget where it matters: to spy on people getting pissed at Wireless.<p>At …

Arcade Fire head to the desert to headline this year’s Coachella music festival

Coachella, the all-encompassing desert music festival that draws hipsters from far and wide to Indio, Calif., near Palm Springs, has announced its lineup for 2014. While the sprawling, eclectic schedule often forces festival-goers to choose between favourites, Arcade Fire might prove to be a …

The Music Festival Bubble Didn’t Burst; It’s Slowly Deflating

There are certain conventions in the music industry, and one of them is that everyone has to make a show of being very excited about festival …

Festivals