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Why FitStar Decided Its Workout Algorithm Needed To Shape Up

<i>ReadWriteBody is an ongoing series in which ReadWrite covers networked fitness and the quantified self.</i><p>If Dave Grijalva were a drug dealer, I’d say he’s getting high on his own supply.<p>In fact, Grijalva is the CTO and cofounder of FitStar, a San Francisco-based fitness-app developer. Take one look …

How To Create Stellar Landing Page Copy That Converts

No matter how you’ve driven traffic to your landing page, whether through PPC, Social, or Email, it’s essential to create stellar copy that will make …

AdWords

20 productivity apps are currently on sale in the App Store for a limited time

The apps currently on sale include:<p>Boxer for $4.99 (down from $9.99)<br>• Clear for $1.99 (down from $4.99)<br>• Due for $1.99 (down from $4.99)<br>• Fantastical 2 for …

Best replacement for Sunrise Calendar for iPhone

Sunrise has officially shut down, but don't worry. You can find the right replacement to suit your needs!Sunrise Calendar shut down on August 31. The …

Best puzzle games for iPad

If you've been looking for a few brain teasers to chew on for your iPad, you've come to the right place. These are the very best puzzle games you can …

Nest and Samsung launch Thread, a wireless mesh standard for the smart home

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>Samsung, ARM, Nest and four other companies have gotten together to build a new radio standard for the smart home. Dubbed …

Turn your old iPod into a security camera for free

Not quite ready to splurge on a home-security camera? Here's a free work-around for iOS users.<p>Manything is a free iOS app that lets you convert a spare iPod Touch, iPad, or iPhone into a video surveillance camera. The next part is up to you: either use a second device to view footage remotely and …

Home Automation

The best event planner apps for iPad

Putting a large event together can be stressful and complicated with multiple aspects to worry about. Mobile app technology can minimize the stress …

AT&T's Latest Pricing Forces iPhone Buyers to Decide How and When to Pay for Devices

I use my daughters' upgrades at AT&T to keep my iPhone up-to-date. They get the previous generation. My youngest daughter, just graduating from college, was still on an iPhone 4. I went to the AT&T store for the upgrade, but we didn’t have one. No, I didn’t look online first, I just assumed as many …

Mobile Technology

Hours is a beautiful new app for time tracking on the iPhone

Time tracking for clients can be a huge pain, but there’s a new iPhone app out called Hours to make the process easier.<p>“Three years ago we got so frustrated with time tracking software that we decided to do something about it,” said Jeremy Olson of Tapity, an Apple Design Award-winning studio …

Apps

Facebook Tests Buy Button To Let You Purchase Stuff Without Leaving Facebook

Facebook is trying out letting you pay for ecommerce purchases from other businesses without leaving its site or app. For now it won’t be charging the few small and medium-sized businesses in the US to test this new Buy button on their News Feed Pages posts and ads. When I asked if Facebook would …

The Beginner's Guide to Facebook Ads for Small Businesses

Rewind the clock a few years and you’d frequently hear people suggesting that Facebook is a great marketing channel because it was free to have a presence. If you built a good Facebook page for your business and attracted lots of fans, you’d have a valuable platform to talk to potential and …

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Last week, Ann Handley joined us for our weekly #CMWorld Twitter chat about tone and personality in content. If you ever wanted tips on how to be a …

Marketing

5 Companies Doing Big Data Right

It’s really easy to say your company needs to use big data to be better. It’s another thing entirely to actually put that idea into practice and get …

Content Marketing Agency - Digital & Branded Content | Manifest

We are audience obsessed.<p>Everything this agency creates is rooted in the data of behavior and culture. Our clients' branded content marketing cuts …

Marketing

Everything You Need To Know To Create Killer Explainer Videos

You’ve likely already heard that explainer videos can boost conversions anywhere between ten and ten bazillion percent. You’re probably even toying …

The Evolution of CMOs: From Mad Men to Modern Marketers

When Charles Darwin was studying on the Galápagos Islands, he noticed something remarkable. On the islands were around 15 different types of Finches, …

Marketing

Inking Media - Social Media Marketing Specialists

Social media has an impact on our daily lives and it changes the way we communicate, express our feelings and even connect with other people.<p>Since it …

Adweek

9 Lessons from a Closet Introvert: Networking Events Edition

I think it would surprise a lot of people in my life that I actually tend to be more introverted. Yes, the Myers Briggs has deemed it so. At first I …

Entrepreneurship

Using digital to build trust: How McDonalds is taking the conversation to the consumer

For the first time in the history of the world, people have more access to anything, anywhere, any place, with just the click of a mouse or the tap …

McDonald's

“Pay To Play”: Facebook Is Short-Changing Content Marketers

“PAY TO PLAY”: HOW FACEBOOK IS SCREWING OVER CONTENT MARKETERS<p>For those who missed it, Facebook’s unrequited Christmas present to content marketers …

Marketing

Emotion in Marketing: How Our Brains Decide What's Shareable

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog and has been republished with permission.</i><p>Every day it seems like we feel hundreds of different emotions – each nuanced and specific to the physical and social situations we find ourselves in.<p>According to science, it’s not that complicated by a long …

Healthcare Marketing: How to Sell to Hospital Administrators

As a business that sells to the healthcare sector, it can be hard to reach the people you really need to reach in order to show them the benefits of …

Marketing

The Top Trends and Challenges of Content Marketing

Slowly but surely, the need to justify the value of content marketing is beginning to fade; for many marketing strategies, content is becoming pretty …

Marketing

SEO Tips: How To Land A Top Spot On Google

Some businesses may find themselves writing website copy strictly for search engine optimization (SEO) while others may focus their efforts solely on …

AdWords

Starbucks CEO Supremely Confident in Emotional Connections with Customers

During the Starbucks first-quarter earnings call on Jan. 31, company CEO Howard Schultz was supremely confident as he delivered results for the …