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Catchy Blog Titles: 5 Steps, 100+ Formulas, 500+ Words

Do you like catchy blog titles like these?<p>What 10 Studies Say About The Best Times To Post On Social Media<br>• How To Attract An Audience With The Best …

Marketing

Visa wakes up to the sound of the internet

If you had to name the pre-eminent internet payments platform, you'd probably say PayPal -- a fact that sends Visa executives into a frenzy. That's why the big V has announced that it's embracing this new-fangled interweb thing that it's just now heard about. The firm has announced the launch of …

The 500 Startups Marketing Stack - Matt Lerner's talk from MarTech Europe 2015

Slides from my talk "The 500 Marketing Stack: 10 Pieces Of MarTech Genius To Disrupt Your Competitors" at MarTech Europe 2015 - PLUS a full list of 35 of our favourite tools.

Startups

Here’s just a taste of what transpired at MarTech Europe this week

We just wrapped up the first ever <b>MarTech Europe</b> conference, and my head is still spinning from everything that was packed into those two days. But …

Marketing

Q&A with the Chief Martec himself!

The marketing technology world has seen an explosion of activity in the last few years. Yet there has been one person who has perhaps best been able …

We’re sitting on a big data time bomb

$114 billion. That’s how much global organizations will spend on big data in 2018, an increase of more than 300 percent in just five years. But how much of that is money well spent?<p>Over the past 10 or so years, we’ve seen widespread adoption of new approaches for managing big data such as Mapreduce …

Big Data

Analyzing Big Data: 8 Tips For Finding The Signals Within The Noise

Your business is collecting more data on its customers and business operations than ever before. In fact, your company data is likely to double in size every two years based on current trends. In theory, this growing stockpile of data should equate to an increase in meaningful insights as well. …

The Ad Industry Is Finally Promising To Make Online Ads Less Terrible

"We messed up," says executive from the Internet Advertising Bureau.<p>The impact of Apple’s ad blocking technology on the future of the Internet came faster than we might have expected. On Thursday, the Internet Advertising Bureau acknowledged it had failed Internet users, pursuing automation and …

IAB's L.E.A.N. Ads; Advanced Tech SEO & Safe Harbor's Purgatory

Here’s our recap of what’s happened in marketing technology, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the Web. From Marketing Land: The …

New Firm Combines Wearables And Data To Improve Decision Making

Humanyze, a unique new firm spawned in the MIT Media Lab, has developed a system that uses a smart employee badge to collect employee behavioral data, which it links to specific metrics with the goal of improving business performance. It announced $1M in seed funding today.<p>The funding was led by …

Hundreds of thousands withdraw cash from pension pots after rules relaxation

More than 200,000 have taken out cash since George Osborne introduced reforms in April, while the sale of annuities has plummeted<p>More than 200,000 people have emptied their pension pot or withdrawn cash from it after the relaxation of rules on accessing retirement savings this year.<p>The first …

Google app updated with Now on Tap functionality and Android Marshmallow UI

Google was quick to tell us the Now on Tap feature wouldn’t be coming with the Android M previews, so fans were not expecting to see it until Marshmallow came around. The Search Giant may have partially changed its mind, though. The latest Google app update (version 5.3) is now rolling out, …

Android News

Slack’s Workplace Revolution

With sharp design and a radically friendly sensibility, Stewart Butterfield’s office-communication tool has everyone chatting.<p>In a conference room at the back of his Vancouver offices, past the bright faux-grass wall, elegant canopies covering a couple of meeting spaces, and a dozen busy young …

Survey: Tech experts on what 2025 will look like

In ten years time, you may well be answering a call on your implanted iPhone 43S about your blockchain tax audit as you are driven along in a self-driving car en route to the robot-run pharmacy.<p>At least, that’s what a group of over 800 IT executives and scientists surveyed by the World Economic …

World Economic Forum

Data Is the Next Big Thing in Content Marketing

The diminishing effectiveness of conventional advertising and the rise of social media have led more and more brands to embrace content marketing. More and more companies are seeing themselves not just as advertisers, but as publishers, launching digital newsrooms, podcasts, and other forms of …

Robots Could Take 35 Per Cent Of UK Jobs In The Next 20 Years Says New Study

Robots taking jobs might seem like something out of science fiction but a number of key studies have revealed that nearly half of all US jobs could …

Is Uber's ultimate goal the privatisation of city governance?

It’s been a busy summer for Uber. In San Francisco, the app-based transportation service and world’s richest startup is testing on-demand mass transit with its Smart Routes offering – essentially carpools running bus-like routes. Elsewhere, Uber is expanding into China, raising $1.2bn to back a …

Salesforce launches SalesforceIQ for Sales Cloud and for Small Business

Salesforce today announced new products based on the technology it picked up through last year’s RelateIQ acquisition: SalesforceIQ for Small Business, a smart “relationship intelligence” application aimed at small and medium-sized businesses, and SalesforceIQ for Sales Cloud, an integration with …

Small Business

The Goldman Sachs-backed “Bloomberg Terminal killer” is ready for launch

<i>This post has been updated.</i><p>The Bloomberg Terminal has been a staple of the financial world for decades, growing into a multi-billion dollar operation with 325,000 users. But Symphony Communications, a messaging platform backed by some of the biggest financial institutions in the world, is planning …

Startup Insider: The Story Behind Stock Trading App Robinhood and Its One Million-Person Waitlist

Startup Insider is a series of articles with the goal of helping aspiring founders and entrepreneurs understand the ins and outs of starting a startup. You can sign up to stay up to date with this series here. If you have any interesting stories, you can email us here.<p>---<p>When the 2008 financial …

Startups

Making Sense of the FinTech Startup Ecosystem

At this time, we are tracking 1,425 FinTech companies across 19 categories, with a combined funding amount of $30.37B. These are relatively new …

Peer-to-peer

Lars Blackmore | Innovators Under 35

Sixty years after <i>Sputnik</i> blasted into space, escaping our atmosphere remains absurdly expensive. Lars Blackmore, an engineer at <b>SpaceX</b>, is working on …

Top 10 marketing trends you need to know

With the better part of 2015 behind them, digital marketers continue to shift their attention (and budget dollars) towards mobile, video, and social …

iPad-friendly drones invade Apple's online store

Apple's vision of a ritzy, high-end retail presence apparently also has room for drones.<p>The DJI Phantom 3 Advanced and Phantom 3 Professional …

NewsCred nabs $42M to expand beyond content marketing

Content marketing platform NewsCred is today announcing a new round of $42 million to help it evolve into a broader marketing platform.<p>Brands want to tell their unique story, cofounder and CEO Shafqat Islam told me, but their messaging underperforms when it relies on ads, because users often block …

Nutmeg reveals plan to offer financial advice

Online investment manager Nutmeg is set to move into providing financial advice to its growing customer base, with a search starting for the advisers …

Salesforce helps fork the bill for London tech house as it looks to create more female founders and CEOs

A Silicon Valley tech giant has helped to fund the lease on a secret eight-bedroom house in South London this summer in a bid to support the next …

Female Funders Launches, Challenging 1,000 Women To Become Angel Investors

Looking to build a bridge over the technology industry’s (and the technology investment industry more specifically) chasm-sized gender gap, a group of successful women entrepreneurs, investors, and corporate executives have launched Female Funders — a site dedicated to providing women with the …

Games bought on Humble Store can now support 35,000 charities

One of the great things about the Humble Store -- besides the chance to get great games at ridiculously low prices -- is that every purchase …