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Design review overhaul: Rule on fewer projects, put meetings online, split Capitol Hill at Pine

Seattle’s process for gathering public and expert feedback on new building designs is poised to undergo the most significant update since it was …

Seattle schools have biggest white-black achievement gap in state

Among the 200 biggest school districts in the U.S., Seattle has the fifth-biggest gap in achievement between black and white students. Seattle’s …

Seattle’s Alaskan Way Viaduct reopening a week early as roadway and ground stand up to Bertha

Seattle-area drivers will regain access to the Alaskan Way Viaduct in time for the Monday morning commute as Bertha the tunneling machine has made …

Rowing

Portland allows homeless to camp overnight on streets; Seattle officials watch

PORTLAND —<p>On a narrow strip of land between the sidewalk and the street, Becky Niemi draped her tarp over two shopping carts. Then, she spread out a …

Delta Shuttle Is Coming To Seattle

Alaska’s takeover of Virgin America has really been shaking things up, especially as far as the west coast and transcon markets go. We’ve seen …

Seattle Times Confirms Forbes' Accuracy Of Mariners Value

An article in yesterday’s Seattle Times says of the $1.4 billion valuation being applied to the Seattle Mariners and Root Sports Northwest in the sale by Nintendo of North America, the MLB team’s 71% stake in the regional sports network was worth just under $142 million.<p>“The team itself is valued …

Explore Seattle’s New Subterranean Highway By Drone (video)

If you are interested in learning more about the Seattle subterranean highway, you might be interested in this new video which has been captured by a …

Drones

Is It Time to Kiss LinkedIn Groups Goodbye?

LinkedIn is the most popular career networking site on the planet, with more than 414,000,000 users in more than 200 countries and territories.<p>With …

Core Business Strength Helps LinkedIn Regain Its Footing

Improvement in closely watched metrics underscored management's confidence on LinkedIn's full-year 2016 outlook. Image source: LinkedIn Q1 2016 investor presentation.<p>Professional networking platform <b>LinkedIn</b> reported first-quarter 2016 results after the markets closed on Thursday, and indications of …

LinkedIn spent millions on its new San Francisco headquarters, and that's a good thing

If you're looking from outside, offices like these may look like a symbol of everything that's wrong with the current tech boom.<p>San Francisco has become ridiculously unaffordable. Longtime residents are getting squeezed out by skyrocketing rents and evictions, while local lawmakers dither about …

President Obama calls out Snapchat and LinkedIn during final White House correspondents’ dinner

Amid zingers directed at everyone from Donald Trump to himself, President Barack Obama briefly mentioned two tech giants during his final White House …

Donald Trump

How to Use LinkedIn for Social Selling

Social media is a marketplace of potential buyers, so how are you selling to them?<p>Recruiters sell socially every day, proactively headhunting their …

Social Media

How to Create a Facebook Business Page - The Definitive Guide - with Template and Strategy

I’ve built and managed over a hundred Facebook pages for businesses, including the entire social media ecosystem of a major university, and …

How to Create a Facebook Business Video in 6 Easy Steps

Facebook's actively encouraging its users to create more video content on its service, but creating compelling video content - whether live or …

Google AMP: What Bloggers Need to Know

Have you heard of Google AMP? Want to know how it will impact your blog? To discover more about Google AMP and the future of blogging, I interview …

How To Get Your Small Business Started With Content Marketing

One of the toughest parts of running a small business or startup is getting some attention for your brand in the early going. In the beginning, no …

Boost relationships with Social Customer Service

An increasing number of conversations between customers and brands <b>take place on social networks</b>, thus publicly. At the same time many other consumers</i> …

10 Go-To Digital Marketing Tools

<b>“Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.”– Michael Jordan</b><p>With so many apps and tools at our fingertips, one would think …

How to Create Social Media Contests That Convert

Looking for ways to improve your social media contests? Want to know what works for other businesses? Whether you want to build an email list or grow …

Facebook Branded Content: What Marketers Need to Know

Looking for ways to partner with influencers on Facebook? Have you heard of branded content on Facebook? Facebook’s Branded Content feature allows …

Twitter Looks to Video to Increase Advertising Sales

Digital-video ad spending in the U.S. is expected to grow 28.5% this year to $9.84 billion, says eMarketer<p>For years, Twitter Inc. has struggled with its Main Street appeal. Now the social-media service also may be losing its Madison Avenue allure.<p>Twitter last week badly missed its first-quarter …

Advertising

Why Seattle Is One of the Most Exciting Places to Eat in the Country

It’s hard enough to open one good restaurant, yet Renee Erickson has hit it out of the park six times. That’s great for regulars who call her spots home—And for the rest of the country getting on board her super-comforting, homey-yet-healthy boat.<p><i>Welcome to Eat Like a Local! From late-night burgers</i> …

How Delta's decision to buy 75 Bombardier jets could impact Seattle relations - Puget Sound Business Journal

By Emily Parkhurst <br>– Editor In Chief, Puget Sound Business Journal<p>Apr 28, 2016, 1:51pm PDT<b><br>Updated</b> Apr 28, 2016, 3:43pm PDT<p><b>See</b> …

Aviation

City of Seattle Partners With Uber During Two-Week Viaduct Closure

Seattle is pulling out all the stops to give commuters new options during the two-week Alaskan Way Viaduct closure<p>Starting Friday, the Alaskan Way Viaduct is closed for at least two weeks as Bertha drills underneath the aging highway. Seattle has made sure that every conceivable transportation …

Seattle is the Fourth Fastest Growing Rental Market in Nation

The median price of a 1-BR is $1,750/month, up three percent from the previous month and 9.4 percent year-over-year<p>It's that time again when Zumper lets us know the state of the rental market with their monthly national rent report for April. As has been for what seems like forever, Seattle remains …

Road Trip: Washington’s National Parks

Save Place<p>18398 Winton Rd, Leavenworth, WA 98826, USA<p>You’ll hear no highway traffic at these twelve lakeside cabins and 3 bunkhouses, which sit …

Hiking

State fisheries announce fishing closures related to impasse on salmon discussions

The unprecedented impasse on salmon fishing seasons has now lead to upcoming fishing closures in all Puget Sound marine areas, and some popular lakes …

$1.7 million per month in Central District and Capitol Hill pot sales

Ian Eisenberg of Uncle Ike’s<p>Sam Burke of Ruckus<p>Budtenders at Ponder<p>Capitol Hill’s second I-502 pot shop is under construction (Images: CHS)<p>Last week …

Seattle businesses: Why rush during viaduct closure?

SEATTLE -- Seattle businesses hope commuters decide to wait out the evening commute instead of wasting time in traffic during the Alaskan Way Viaduct …

Inside the Seattle VR Hackathon, a glimpse of virtual reality’s potential

Nearly 130 virtual reality developers from around the Seattle region gathered at the Center for Education and Research in Construction last weekend …

Virtual Reality