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Everything You Need To Know About Building Your Email List

<i>This post originally appeared on the Mention blog.</i><p>In both his election campaigns, President Obama’s team relied heavily on email marketing to raise funds. In 2012 for instance, email fundraising was responsible for nearly $690 million in donations.<p>To raise this kind of money through email …

Ready for Marissa's Closeup? Yahoo Is Considering Creating Its Own YouTube (And Poaching YouTube Stars).

CEO Mayer aims at taking advantage of the ire many online video producers have for the giant video platform.<p>Google-owned YouTube hasn’t had a serious competitor for years. But Yahoo would like to try: The Web giant has been working on a plan to lure some of YouTube’s most popular stars and networks …

Disrupt #12: No love for Asean? Addressing the regional funding gap.

We’re All Celebrities Now: Can Micro-Endorsements Become The New Klout Perk?

A startup called SocialRank has a new idea about how brands can find and reward the social media users who are most important to them.<p>When Klout launched in 2008, it unleashed a new sort of status competition on the Internet. (And more than a touch of skepticism about its product.) Retweets and …

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Sunday Times interviews Jonathan Ive on everything design, Apple, and much more

The UK’s <i>Sunday Times</i>published a massive, five-page interview (paywall) with Apple SVP of Design Jonathan Ive today that takes a look at the history and future of Apple from the perspective of the man who designed some of the most iconic devices of the past decade.<p>In the interview, Ive discusses …

How to Align Search With the Rest of Your Campaigns

Regardless of vertical or brand, the path to purchase is complex. Your target audience doesn't see channels - they perceive your brand across the …

9 Best Free Image Editors

1. Pixlr<p>2. Sumopaint<p>3. PicMonkey<p>4. Splashup<p>5. Picfull<p>6. Fotor<p>7. GIMP<p>8. Seashore<p>9. Image Tricks<p>Adobe Photoshop may be dominant among industry …

Insights into Alibaba's Jack Ma

Longtime Hong Kong resident Joseph Tsai, vice chairman of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, joins the ranks of the city’s richest for the first time with an estimated fortune of $3.2 billion on the 2014 Forbes Hong Kong Rich List unveiled today. I recently talked with Tsai about Jack Ma, the …

What Does SEO Cost? [Infographic]

I used to own an Audi, which is to say I had a close relationship with my auto mechanic. His name was Bob. He knew my first name, too. When Bob told me what it would cost to repair or replace the timing chain, CV boot, or ball joint, I had no idea what he was talking about. I had no idea what such …

32 Responsive Email Templates for Your Small Business

Mobile and tablet email opens hit 50% this year, illustrating the need for businesses to design email campaigns for the growing mobile …

Amazon Debuts A Cross-Platform App Analytics Service With A/B Testing Bundled In

Amazon is improving its suite of services for mobile app developers today, including those who build apps for Apple’s iOS platform in addition to Android and Amazon’s Android-based Fire OS, with the debut of a new mobile app SDK which now includes both an Analytics and A/B testing service. This is …