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Inside Google Marketing: Banner Ads Can Be Creative and Effective

Banner ads get a bad rap, says Google Media Lab's Bob Arnold. To help clear their name, he shares a few insights on how smart creative strategies can …

How to Create Facebook Ads: A Step-by-Step Guide to Advertising on Facebook

Never launch a paid ad feeling unprepared thanks to this comprehensive checklist, which covers everything from budgeting to creative design.

Moasis: Location Is The Key To Mobile Ad Relevance And Personalization

Mobile advertising platform Moasis believes that location is the key to delivering more personalized and relevant advertising -- not simply a way to …

How to Tell Stories With Facebook and Instagram Carousel Ads

Shares 6K<p>Want to make sure your ads stand out on Facebook and Instagram?<p>Have you tried Carousel Ads?<p>While many businesses use Carousel Ads solely to …

Four Florida cities rank as top U.S. cities to retire

Florida might be losing ground when it comes to being the go-to state to retire.<p>Personal finance website WalletHub.com has released its list of the …

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Native Advertising Is Not Content Marketing

When you see the phrase “native advertising,” what do you think? Do you think of content marketing?Well, a lot of people do … so much so, that I felt …

Marketing

Katrina: A Storm to Remember in Pictures

Global Warming

Apple's mobile ad blocking will hasten the death of online advertising

Apple is about to open a new front in the ongoing war against online advertising. The new version of its mobile operating system, iOS 9, will support …

Digital Advertising

Burger King calls for 'peace' with McDonald's — could it lead to the McWhopper?

Call it an indecent proposal.<p>Burger King has taken out full-page ads in The New York Times and Chicago Tribune featuring an open letter to arch-rival McDonald’s, calling for the companies to “end the beef.”<p>It’s all in honor of The International Day of Peace (World Peace Day) on September 21, which, …

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Amazing Places You Can Stay Around The World For Less Than $50 A Night

You live to travel. But damn, it's expensive. And since you'll probably bust your budget on overpriced airfare and some kind of Fiat rental, that doesn't leave much to spare for a killer suite.<p>Thankfully, there are places all around the world you can stay for about $50 a night. We've rounded up the …

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Europe’s Olive Trees Are Dying. Here’s Why You Should Care

Olive oil, staple of the much-ballyhooed Mediterranean diet, is about to get a little more expensive.<p>The world’s top producers, Spain and Italy, have faced a series of plagues that led one Italian newspaper to refer to 2014 as “the black year of Italian oil.” Ninety-five percent of the world’s …

This startup has an unusual idea to fight the rise of ad blocking that could just work

But 18 months ago Yavli pivoted the business entirely in response to the huge rise in consumers using ad blocking software. The number of people using ad blockers worldwide has grown 41% year-on-year to 198 million monthly active users, according to a report from PageFair and Adobe.<p>A few months …

Digital Advertising

Spotify and Apple Music are ripping you off—here’s how to fight back

If you subscribe to a subscription music service such as Spotify or Apple Music you probably pay $10 a month. And if you are like most people, you …

Review: This $15 aluminum charging stand for Apple Watch & iPhone beats out more expensive options

With a lot of compromised designs due to the rush to get Apple Watch docks and stands to market, I wasn’t initially all that impressed with the often overpriced options available. That’s why I opted for a DIY mod of my own Apple Watch box. But at just $15, this new charging dock from Poetic is one …

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US boxer Roy Jones Jr. asks Putin for Russian citizenship

MOSCOW (AP) — American former world boxing champion Roy Jones Jr. has asked Russian President Vladimir Putin for Russian citizenship over a cup of tea.<p>Jones' promoter told the R-Sport news agency two years ago that the boxer wanted a Russian passport.<p>During Wednesday's meeting, Putin wished Jones …

Russia

How To Pitch Lead Generation Blogging to Old School Executives

Are you frustrated trying to explain how a blog can generate leads? Start with the facts. Then use an old school example that was ahead of its …

The Most Interesting Part of Pizza Delivery Is the Story Behind the Box

The pizza box is iconic, an essential part of any worthwhile take-out experience. Meet the woman who designs most of the pizza boxes you know and love.<p>With a knock on the door and a box in your hands, you know your pizza's arrived. The pizza box has been keeping it safe for a half hour or more, …

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Ultimate travel list

While many of our ultimate travel destinations inevitably draw throngs of sightseers every day, others are so vast and serene you’ll probably feel like the only person left on earth.<p>So what are you waiting for? Opportunity to both enter the fray and ponder your existence in solitude abounds in this …

National Parks

New app kills online ads by buying banner space & substituting pretty pictures

Several years ago, the world suddenly woke up to ads being plastered all over its internet browsers, as companies looked for new ways to make a buck. …

Jon Stewart vs. Donald Trump Is the Presidential Debate We Need

Petition calls for Stewart to moderate a debate.<p>Nearly 150,000 people have signed an online petition calling for Jon Stewart to moderate a presidential debate—a move that could further energize an already electric (and often ridiculous) primary season.<p>"We ask that the Commission on Presidential …

Media Industry

THE PROGRAMMATIC-ADVERTISING REPORT: Mobile, video, and real-time bidding drive growth in programmatic

The embrace of programmatic ad-buying tools is fueling a dramatic uptick in the share of digital ads sold through programmatic platforms, particularly those focused on real-time bidding or RTB.<p>Total US programmatic ad revenue will top nearly $15 billion this year, according to BI Intelligence …

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'Leaked' pictures of pink iPhone 6s surface online

Newly 'leaked' images of what is claimed to be the iPhone 6s depict a pink body<p>Photos of what is claimed to be the next generation iPhone 6s have appeared online, sporting a new pink hue.<p>Rumours Apple is working on a rose gold handset have been circulating for a while now. The images, posted by …

Mobile Technology

From Kickstarter to retail: Pebble smartwatch comes to Best Buy

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>Although the Pebble smartwatch was the most successful Kickstarter project ever, raising $10.2 million, many mainstream …

Skip Silicon Valley: Why Smart Startups Start In Europe

Despite having studied at Stanford University, worked for start-ups in Silicon Valley like Linkexchange and Tellme networks, spent four years at eBay in California in product management, and been an investor at Accel Partners, a venture capital firm with roots in Silicon Valley, I made the …

Square Market launches, provides easy online storefronts for small businesses

We've come to know Square for its efforts in making it easier for small -- and not so small -- businesses to get paid in real life with card readers, iPad registers and apps, but its latest project is trying to help them sell online as well. Square Market has just opened up, and features …

5 Lessons Every Startup Founder Should Learn

No matter your education, founding a company is going to school you. Take these lessons to heart before you get hit with the books.<p>Your idea is probably not new<p>There are very few new ideas. Whatever idea you have come up with, someone else is already working on it, because most ideas and companies …

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