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What Quality Content Really Looks Like Today

Here's why the old definition of "quality content" is wrong and how you can start picking up more wins by playing content marketing moneyball.<p>How do you get more website traffic, social shares, leads, and visibility in Google?<p>The popular answer you'll hear from marketing experts is: "create quality …

Marketing

Google Maps now lets you share your location

SharePoint Intranets: To Buy, To Build or To Wait?

Over the last two years, organizations have dramatically changed how they approach creating new intranets on SharePoint.<p>Instead of partnering with a …

Mobile Devices

Strap this wearable to your head for better rest, less stress, and fast relaxation

Thync, the company behind the fascinating neurostimulation wearable of the same name, is back, and this time it’s only concerned with helping us …

Wells Fargo activates cardless withdrawals for all its ATMs

Wells Fargo's pilot trial for cardless withdrawals must have gone well, because the bank is rolling out the feature to all of its 13,000 ATMs across the country. The company debuted the feature in select ATMs earlier this year. Starting on March 27th, though, you can withdraw cash from any of the …

Wells Fargo

I invented the web. Here are three things we need to change to save it | Tim Berners-Lee

It has taken all of us to build the web we have, and now it is up to all of us to build the web we want – for everyone<p>Today marks 28 years since I submitted my original proposal for the worldwide web. I imagined the web as an open platform that would allow everyone, everywhere to share information, …

Tim Berners Lee

What Every Business Owner Must Know About SEO

Did you know?<p>Your company is paying to be on the first page of Google search results.<p>Let me explain.<p>You’re either paying up to $65+ a click for AdWords ads (PPC). Or you’re paying someone to create content and optimize your website for search (SEO). Or you’re paying in terms of lost sales to …

SEO

17 Apps Every Entrepreneur Needs in 2017

Long before you can afford a staff to help you do more you can afford apps that help freak out less.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re like most people in business today, there always seem to be a million things on your to-do list and you don’t know …

Apps

Google blurs the line between websites and Android apps

With its latest Chrome Beta release, Google has given app-like websites called "Progressive Web Apps" a higher status on Android. If you launch a site like Flipkart Lite in the latest Android Chrome beta, you'll now get the option "add to home screen," where it'll appear like any other app on your …

Meet Headspace, The App That Made Meditation A $250 Million Business

In 2008, 27-year-old Londoner Richard Pierson was burned out from his career marketing Axe deodorant at a major agency. He switched to freelance, but felt so much anxiety he struggled to go out in public.<p>A friend knew just the cure: an energetic, amiable “Jeeves” for taking care of your brain. It …

Meditation

How Light Bulbs Watch You Buy Groceries

The same technology that helps stores track shoppers may one day replace Wi-Fi.<p>In an enormous grocery store in northern France, the lights above the aisles aren’t all they seem to be. They look ordinary—more than a mile and a half of fixtures exuding bright light, folded into a grid overhead—but …

Google to offer free digital skills training to everyone in the UK

Google has just announced that it will be offering free digital skills training to everyone in the UK with the aim of ensuring that the country's …

ABN Amro to finance digital spend by slashing jobs

16 November 2016 | 5390 views | 0<p>ABN Amro is to finance increased spending on digital technologies by cutting a further 1500 jobs over the next four …

Sweden could be first with national digital currency

<i>“The less those of us living in Sweden use bank notes and coins, the clearer it becomes that the Riksbank needs to investigate whether we should</i> …

Only 15% of Companies Have Advanced Marketing Capabilities

Digital transformation in marketing is simply the application of information and technology to bolster marketer's performance. The marketing technology landscape has exploded in the past 3 years, with 323 marketing tech startups fetching over $11 billion from venture capitalists in 2015 alone. The …

Audi cars will start talking to city traffic systems this fall

Starting this fall, Audi vehicles will begin to be equipped with vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) technology that will allow the cars to interact with city traffic light systems, according to Engadget.<p>The 2017 models of Audi's Q7, A4, and A4 Allroad vehicles built after June 1, 2016 already are …

Party time - NZ craft beer's $100m boom

New Zealand's craft beer market is showing plenty of fizz, with sales surging 35 per cent over the past year to more than $100 million, new research …

9 TED Talks That Will Make You Hungry for Success

Here’s how a TED Talk is born:<p><i>“Once a year, a thousand remarkable people gather in Monterey, California, to share something of incalculable value.</i> …

Seth's Blog

There are four kinds of marketing situations, and the approach to each is radically different. Yet most of the time, we lump them together as just …

What is Content Marketing Strategy and How It Builds Your Brand?

When you are working or doing business in marketing fields, you have pretty much heard the terms Content Marketing every once in awhile. It’s all …

Uber plans to splash out $500 million on mapping the world

As Uber itself notes, accurate maps are at the very heart of its service and form the backbone of its burgeoning business.<p>With this in mind, the …

Digital strategy

A <b>digital strategy</b> is a form of strategic management and a business answer or response to a digital question,[1] often best addressed as part of an …

Digital Strategy 101

Digital Strategy 101 is an overview of the current state of digital strategy and an exploration of core concepts, deliverables, and thought-leaders relevant to young practitioners.

Marketing

New usage reports for SharePoint, OneDrive, Yammer and Skype now available

For IT, understanding how people in your organization are using Office 365 is an important step in driving more usage and ultimately getting the …

4 Digital Strategy Career-Growth Hacks

This shit ain’t hard, yo.<p>I am frequently asked advice for how to get jobs doing digital & social strategy. Why anyone asks <i>me</i> for help is a mystery: …

8 innovations that could actually make airplanes more comfortable

The Oscars of the plane cabin, the Crystal Cabin Awards, were held in Hamburg on Tuesday night. This is as gala a gala event as you get in aviation. …

Convoy of self-driving trucks completes first European cross-border trip

‘Platoon’ of wireless-linked trucks arrives in Netherlands port city of Rotterdam, giving a glimpse of the future of road haulage<p>Six convoys of semi-automated “smart” trucks arrived in Rotterdam’s harbour on Wednesday after an experiment its organisers say will revolutionise future road transport …

Trucks

CIO 100- CIO New Zealand

7 Strange Questions That Help You Find Your Life Purpose

One day, when my brother was 18, he waltzed into the living room and proudly announced to my mother and me that one day he was going to be a senator. …

Self-improvement

Robot delivery looms for NZ pizza lovers

Domino's says it's working with the Government on a plan to permit robot pizza delivery to hungry New Zealanders.<p>The government and Domino's Pizza …