Stephan Steyn

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Yahoo Mail eliminates passwords as part of a major redesign

And you can now log in with Outlook, Hotmail, and AOL addresses<p>Seven months after replacing traditional passwords with single-use SMS codes, Yahoo is taking the next step toward blowing up the password altogether. The company today announced Yahoo Account Key, which links your account to a mobile …

This iPhone app turns your chores into video game quests

There's something extremely satisfying about finishing a video game quest and receiving your virtual reward, so a new task management app called Quest wants to apply that same idea to your boring old chores.<p>By turning each item on your to-do list into a tiny 8-bit adventure, Quest transforms your …

Marketing is Broken. Bring on Context.

We have to face the truth about marketing today. It is fundamentally broken. Those in the business know the stats. Our research indicates only 0.1% of display ads are clicked on, yet comScore’s Digital Future In Focus report for 2013 reports in the U.S. alone 5.3 trillion of them were served last …

Volvo designed a reflective spraypaint to make cycling safer at night

It's available in parts of the UK, for now<p>Volvo is turning its attention to two-wheeled safety, for the moment. The Swedish car manufacturer and UK design firm Grey London have partnered with Albedo100 to create a reflective spraypaint that's only visible at night. It's called LifePaint, but it's …

Black Metal Band Deafheaven Selling The Iconic Font From Their Album Cover

San Francisco black metal group Deafheaven released one of the most critically lauded albums of last year with their most recent album, <i>Sunbather</i>. The album’s cover, featuring a pinkish to orange gradient with the title printed in white over it, became its own iconic signature for the band and their …

Top 10 Marketing Books of 2014

Every entrepreneur should read these groundbreaking books on how to market yourself, your product, and your company.<p>My previous posts have identified the Top 10 Business Books of 2014 and the 7 Most Thought-Provoking Books of 2014. In this post, I turn to marketing, where it's been a <i>very</i> good year, …

4 Advanced Targeting Tactics to Use on Facebook Ads

4 tips for landing the big fish in the sea of Facebook profiles.<p>With more than 1.35 billion users around the world, there's a good chance that the target audience for any business can be found on Facebook. That's great in principle, but in reality, it's about as helpful as saying, "There are fish …

Social Media Advertising 101: How to Get the Most out of Your Budget

June 11, 2018<p>Share<p>As your business embraces social marketing, your social media strategy will likely grow to include social media advertising. It can …

A Firsthand Account of an Adventure-Racing Tragedy

In hopes of closing out 2004 with a podium finish and some sort of redemption, I set my sights on Primal Quest, a 400-mile expedition race in Washington’s San Juan Islands to be held that September. It seemed like the perfect place for Team Montrail to stage our comeback. For one, it awarded a …