Liam Garneau

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How to Boost Your Search Rankings With These Instagram Hacks

People either search for something or they don’t.There’s not a whole lot you can do about it, to be honest.For example, how often do you Google …

Marketing

7 Ways to Turn Instagram Followers Into Customers for Life

Use these seven ways to reach out to prospects and make them want to buy from you, over and over again.<p><i>The following excerpt is from Kim Walsh Phillips’s book</i> Ultimate Guide to Instagram for Business<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | IndieBound<p>If you don’t take action, the product, program …

The Simple Facebook Posting Strategy That Helped us 3x Our Reach and Engagement

In October of 2016 we dramatically changed our Facebook posting strategy.<p>A gradual, but noticeable shift in many social media algorithms and an …

Get Ready for Apartment Envy

It’s hard to look at this flat and not be jealous of the people who get to call it home! Titled “33 Kinds of Joys of Life”, it’s the latest work from …

Stream of the Crop: 9 New Albums for Heavy Rotation 2/4

New records from Sampha, Elbow, and Iron Reagan top this week's list of essential records.<p>Sampha - <i>Process</i><p>In a way, <i>Process</i> is an out of body experience. As a narrative, it's like something from Gaspar Noé's <i>Enter the Void</i>, a psychedelic film shot from the aerial perspective of a young man …

Big Sean

bracket design studio completes concrete villa 131

<b>iranian architect s</b><b>hervin hosseini of bracket design studio has recently completed the concrete-cast villa 131 in urban isfahan, iran.</b> the city …

Natural Light

User Intent: It’s the Future of SEO

In recent years search engines have been optimized around users needs and their search experience. Google has evolved in rewarding content that is …

SEO

OVD525 / Three14Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> OVD525 is a private home located in Bantry Bay, Cape Town. The steep mountainside site boasts …

Design

Think big, go small: why influencer marketing isn’t about reach

Despite what many marketers and PR agencies in Asia still believe, influencer marketing is not a popularity contest.<p>The use of influencer campaigns …

Public Relations

Kik snaps up video chat app maker Rounds for a reported $60-$80 million

Messaging company Kik has made its second major acquisition after it scooped up Israel-based mobile video app maker Rounds in an undisclosed deal.<p>Though neither side is giving a price, you would imagine that it is more than what Kik paid for GIF Relay, its first acquisition from 2014, given that …

Huge NYC apartment is a nature-filled refuge in the sky

Who says “indoor-outdoor” is only for the West Coast?<p>Some people in New York City would be lucky to afford a new micro apartment of some 300 square feet, but for those with truly deep pockets, an expansive duplex combining multiple apartments is well within the realm of possibility. Just check out …

Architecture

Downtown Brooklyn townhouse hides sleek, modern interiors

Check out lovely homes in Bed-Stuy, Downtown Brooklyn, WIlliamsburg, and more<p><i>Welcome to the</i> <i>Brooklyn Townhouse Roundup</i><i>, where we—you guessed it—take a look at the most notable Brooklyn townhouses on the market. Got tips?</i> <i>Send 'em here</i><i>.</i><p>↑A huge single-family home in Downtown Brooklyn, measuring across …

Here's A New Way to Lock in Your Startup's Values

<i>This article originally appeared in Term Sheet, Fortune’s newsletter about deals and dealmakers. Subscribe here.</i><p>Startup culture is easy to criticize …

The most important stories in advertising, January 13

Snap<p>Good morning. Here's everything you need to know in the world of advertising today.<p><b>1. Twitter's VP of client solutions explained to Business Insider what he is saying to clients right now.</b> The general narrative around Twitter at the moment spins a yarn of a company in crisis, but JP Maheu …

Advertising

Mercedes-AMG's Hybrid Hypercar Will Have More Than 1000 HP, Electric All-Wheel Drive

And it'll be able to go 15 miles on just electricity.<p>Mercedes-AMG's upcoming hybrid hypercar keeps getting better and better. While we already knew that it would be a hybrid combined with an engine derived from the company's 1.6 liter V6 Formula One engine, we didn't know just how much power it …

What Google Really Wants: 7 New Insights That Will Change the Way You Create Content

Forget (almost) everything you think you know about SEO, and get the expert take on Google's latest search engine algorithm updates.<p>Confession: I am personally obsessed with all things SEO. And for good reason, too.<p>When the editorial team at my company Masthead Media creates a great piece of …

AdWords

Reservation-booking app Resy just got a massive investment from Airbnb, one of the most valuable startups in the world

The reservation booking app has raised a $13 million funding round led by Airbnb, the home-sharing startup currently worth $30 billion.<p>Payment technology company First Data and venture capital firms Lerer Hippeau Ventures and RSE Ventures also participated in the round.<p>The new cash infusion values …

Venture Capital

These 10 Truss Houses Blend Beautiful Architecture With Elegant Engineering

Few structural systems are as iconic as the truss. Forming historic bridge designs, trusses within architecture have usually been reserved for roof forms. From the rectilinear Vierendeel to Bowstring, Warren and Pratt configurations, different trusses take on a variety of shapes and sizes. …

Design

9 startups Apple bought in 2016, and what they do

Apple buys a lot of companies, but it doesn't talk much about them, making it hard to keep track. So we put together nine of its acquisitions reported this year.<p>This list is not exhaustive, we know for sure some purchases have never been revealed.<p>As expected, artificial intelligence companies …

James Corden

F1 - Lance Stroll, une préparation à 73,6 millions

Lance Stroll aurait bénéficié d'un budget de 73,6 millions d'euros dans sa préparation. Williams a organisé des essais et un simulateur aurait été …

Automobile

Indiegogo's new platform lets anyone become a venture capitalist

Wannabe venture capitalists who think they have the shrewd business acumen to predict startup success now have a chance to test those skills online.<p>A …

'Most VCs are full of sh*t:' meet the anti-venture capitalist with more than 1,600 startups

Dave McClure doesn't like venture capitalists. "Most VCs don't work that hard," he says. "They think they're great stock-pickers. They're all full of …

Facebook threatens LinkedIn with job opening features

Facebook might muscle-in on LinkedIn’s recruiting business with ways for business Pages to promote job listings. The new Jobs features could give …

Awesome Details of Minimalist Single house Design Using Contemporary Interior And Exterior Features - RooHome | Designs & Plans

Roohome.com – Thinking how to decorate a single house while the location is in the middle of a modern urban, it might need a huge alteration. …

Interior Design

17 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week. If you have startup tips or story suggestions, feel free to email us. …

An artist is leaving tiny, hilarious signs around Sydney for you to find

When you walk past the witty street art of Michael Pederson, you might not even notice it’s there. His installations are small, often minuscule – but …

Music (Australia)
Entrepreneurship

What It's Really Like to Do Business in China

Are you dead set on getting into China? Some founders and investors have up-to-date advice.<p>Next year, avid Chinese consumers will spend $8.3 billion on mobile games. Here, entrepreneurs who have tried to bring all kinds of business to the country spill their top tips on cracking China:<p>"Either have …

Intel acquires VR startup Voke to move deeper into immersive sports

Intel has acquired the virtual reality startup Voke as the chip maker moves deeper into the immersive sports market. Voke gives Intel the ability to broadcast live events in VR.<p>Transforming sports and spectating with digital technology is one of Intel’s strategic initiatives. So this deal fits with …

Augmented Reality

Ashton Kutcher helps kickstart COIN’s new focus on pairing startups with government

Colorado’s mission to become an entrepreneurial and innovation hub for private companies is well on its way. And that has left the Colorado …

Ashton Kutcher