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125 Best People to Follow on Twitter for Social Media Geeks

I pretty much owe my whole career to Twitter.<p>I’ve met & learned from some of the best people in my industry there.<p>In fact, it's safe to say that I …

iDoorCam Lets You Check Who's at the Door, Even When You're Not Home - Technabob

Are you too lazy to get the door? Have you ever lugged yourself out of bed to the sound of the doorbell ringing, only to open it and find that …

8 Powerful Ways to Improve Your Body Language

Sometimes how you move matters more than what you say. Check out eight ways to use your body language to your advantage.<p>We're all students of body language. Too bad we're not students of our <i>own</i> body language.<p>Here are some tips to help ensure your body language works for, and not against, you:<p><b>1.</b> …

Meet The Company That Tracks More Phones Than Google Or Facebook

Picture this scenario. A bored woman sits waiting in an airline lounge. She scrolls through her iPhone and taps on a brightly colored square to launch a free mobile game. In the instant before the app loads something extraordinary happens behind the scenes: an auction for her eyeballs, run by a …

Klout Deepens Its Bing Integration By Placing ‘Snapshots’ Alongside Your Search Results

Well, here’s another reason to care about your Klout score (and, y’know, actually create an account on Klout) — the company, which aims to measure social media influence, is announcing a prominent new integration with Microsoft’s search engine Bing.<p>About a year ago, Klout took a strategic …

‘Why I Hate Religion’: YouTube Phenom Explains Who Really ‘Owns’ Christianity

YouTube phenom Jefferson Bethke’s new book, “Jesus > Religion” hit stores this week and TheBlaze sat down with the spoken-word artist to learn more about his Christian message and how he’s hoping to impact readers. Mainly, he wants to drive home the message that the faith and its associated gifts …

Why Stocks Are Undoubtedly Experiencing A Massive Bubble

In the five years since the Crash of 2008, U.S. stocks have been in an inexorable bull market that not even the Eurozone crisis, the U.S. debt downgrade, the Fiscal Cliff, rising levels of poverty, and this past summer’s bond and emerging market plunge could put an end to. After a half-decade of …

Uniiverse: The eBay for Activities Goes Mobile

Uniiverse is fundamentally a different service to when we first covered the Toronto-based startup way back in February 2012. But the basic premise remains the same – get yourself away from your computer and out into the local community. It’s about meeting people and doing things.<p>Uniiverse sells …

How to Apply PR Strategies to Improve Your Company's SEO

<i>Brad Miller serves as Director of Business Development for Fathom, leading strategic partnership efforts. He has worked in multiple capacities throughout his career including roles in production, management, consulting, and sales. His experience brings a first-hand multi-dimensional understanding</i> …

Etsy's 'handmade' policy will let sellers hire staff, use manufacturers

Etsy, the popular online marketplace for vintage and handmade goods, is updating its policies to allow sellers to hire staff, use shipping services and apply to have their products made by manufacturers.<p>The New York-based company known for everything from crocheted Halloween pumpkins to vintage …

eCommerce

10 Free Google Tools Any Digital Marketer Will Love - Jeffbullas's Blog

Why do platforms like Google Search, YouTube, and Google+ continue to grow their active user base? To me, the answer is simple: they all provide a …

Buying Fake Reviews: 6 Things to Know if You're Tempted

If the recent crackdown on fake reviews isn't convincing enough, read on to find out why buying a good reputation is never the answer.<p>On Monday, New York’s attorney general announced a crackdown on 19 companies that wrote fake online reviews for themselves or their clients.<p>I’m glad the attorney …

Ten Ratios To Make You Money In Stocks

Evaluating stocks to buy and sell can be a tricky business, even with all of the data available at your fingertips. Out of the dozens of ratios and metrics that give clues to the financial health of a company, a few of them are extremely useful for their simplicity and effectiveness.<p>Here are ten …

6 Creative Ways to Use Embedded Facebook Posts

Would you like more people to see your Facebook posts?<p>Have you used Facebook’s new feature to embed posts on your website or blog?<p>Embedding Facebook …

You Can Get Richer Pinching Pennies Like Warren Buffett

Many people have tried to emulate Warren Buffett‘s investment style. More may attempt it as they search for the best investing ideas for 2012. But here’s a more attainable goal: Pinch pennies like the Oracle of Omaha. This might turn out to be a New Year’s resolution you can actually <i>keep</i>. And …

30 Facebook Timeline Contest Ideas That Drive Likes and Comments - Jeffbullas's Blog

Facebook has updated its promotions guidelines to allow brands to run Facebook contests on their Fan Page Timelines.<p>With these new Facebook promotion …

12 Scalable Link-Building Tactics

Link building/earning is essential in online marketing, and not just because it improves your SEO. It also helps a website be discovered …

Marketing

45 Social Media Tools and Tips to Improve Your Marketing

Are you looking for some practical tips and tools to help with your social media marketing?<p>Do you find it difficult to keep up with how quickly …

7 Reasons to Register a Private Tumblr

Tumblr's concept is a simple one: to make blogging easier. The massive community uses the site to share opinions, news, art and funny animal GIFs. …

Google teams up with Harvard and MIT to help boost free online courses

Google said today that it will develop software for edX, a nonprofit created by Harvard and MIT that solicits and distributes online courses for free. Open edX, as the effort is called, is a platform for creating courses that can be taken by anyone with internet access. The move builds on Google's …

Seven Do's and Don'ts of Mobile App Marketing [Infographic]

The mobile app market is fiercely competitive. Only businesses that create fresh, useful, and original apps will succeed in it.<p>To create such an app, …

4 Cool Facebook Tools to Run Contests on Your Timeline - Jeffbullas's Blog

Facebook tools are the engine room of Facebook marketing.<p>They are the nuts and bolts that turn a Facebook page from a pretty face to a marketing …

The 50 Best Brands To Follow On Twitter

With thousands of major brands on the social network, it can be difficult to drown out the noise and figure out who to follow.<p>We chose some of the best brands to follow on Twitter.<p>Some are useful because they offer deals and customer service. Others are just plain entertaining.

50 One Sentence Tips for Bloggers - Jeffbullas's Blog

The blogosphere is stuffed with tips for bloggers, but if you don’t have time to sift through 100,0000 articles, this quick-hitting post is for you. …

Southwestern Quinoa with Black Beans and Toasted Pecans

Related Recipes<p>This easy, one-skillet supper gets its Southwestern kick from prepared picante sauce and pickled jalapeños. Adjust the heat of the …

Morning Muffins with Quinoa and Flax

1. Combine quinoa, buttermilk, and flaxseed meal in medium bowl. Let stand 30 minutes.<p>2. Place raisins in heat-proof bowl, and cover with boiling …

Zucchini Noodles With Peanut Sauce | Isa Chandra Moskowitz

<b>Make the dressing:</b><br>Place all ingredients in a small blender and blend until smooth. That’s it! Keep sealed and refrigerated until ready to use.<p><b>Make</b> …

Facebook Allows Contests Without Apps: This Week in Social Media

Welcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news. To help you <b>stay up to date with social media</b>, here are some of the news items that …

Social Media

10 Must Have WordPress Plugins of 2013 Every Blogger Should Know About - Jeffbullas's Blog

How many of you think that having a lot of WordPress plugins slows down your site? That’s only true if you use poorly coded WordPress plugins.<p>With …

Blog in harmony with nature

Antioxidants<p>Green tea - contains a lot of substances which positively influence the brain, blood vessels and maintaining proper body mass. Green tea …