Rebecca Johnson

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Google, Apple And Facebook Are At War Over 'Latent' Search — A Business That's About To Be Huge

But Google is facing a series of challenges that could upset that dominance. The challenge comes with a new type of search, called "latent," "abstract," or "conversational" search.<p>Until now, if you wanted to search for something on the web, you typed in keywords. Google has trained us all to type …

How Coach uses Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Google+

<b>It's that time of the week again when we take a closer look at a major brand's social strategy and on this occasion I've chosen to examine Coach.</b><p>The …

50 One-Sentence SEO Tips for Bloggers - Jeffbullas's Blog

All serious bloggers are interested in building a large community of enthusiastic readers, and this is why SEO is so critical to your success. …

Astronaut Makes Stuffed Dinosaur in Space, Posts to Pinterest

Last week, Karen Nyberg decided to make a stuffed dinosaur for her 3-year old son out of spare materials she had lying around, and posted it on …

10 Ways to Use Your Personal Facebook Profile for Business

Shares 6K<p>Are you wondering how to use your personal Facebook profile for your business?<p>One of the reasons Facebook is effective is the personal …

The B2B Power of a Tweet

Share<p>When looking at the power of Twitter for businesses, most discussions revolve around the relationship of businesses with consumers: marketing …

Why Productive People Get Up Insanely Early

If you want to do your best work, distraction is your enemy. So wake before it rises.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This story is part of 5 Habits Changes You Can Actually Make In 2015. Check out the full list here.</i><p>I am not a successful entrepreneur. I do not know the secret to life. I know that I love what I do …

Does Your Social Media Drive Transactions?

Vision Critical’s recently published “From Social to Sale,” about how social media activity — particularly Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest — can drive transactions. (For a detailed discussion of this, see my earlier post “How Social Media Moves Consumers from ‘Sharing’ to ‘Purchase’” )<p>In an effort …

15 Business Etiquette Rules Every Professional Needs To Know

The rules are slightly different from standard social settings, yet business schools rarely discuss professional etiquette topics.<p>In her new book "The Essentials Of Business Etiquette," Barbara Pachter writes about the specific skills professionals need to understand when presenting themselves in a …

33 Rules to Boost Your Productivity

Breaking the deadlock of indecision and taking action, any action for that matter, as long as it won’t lead you to another deadlock, is OK. Besides, …

7 Things Every (Great) Landing Page Needs

No matter how great of a designer, marketer, or copywriter you are, your website is never going to convert as well as it could. <i>Why?</i> It’s because you …

Flea Market App Stuffle Raises Seven-Figure Cash And “Media For Equity” Funding

Flea market-style mobile apps are both a dime a dozen and refreshingly straightforward. Upload a photo of the item for sale, write a description, set a price, and wait for nearby interested buyers to make a purchase. That level of simplicity and transparency, however, isn’t to be found in Stuffle‘s …

LinkedIn’s Mobile Update Telegraphs Its Interest In Endorsement Data

LinkedIn has updated its iPhone app with the ability to create endorsements for your connections right from your smartphone or tablet. The move demonstrates how important LinkedIn feels that this endorsement data is to its growing trove of signals.<p>The app has also been updated to look more ‘iOS …

Facebook's check-in based free Wi-Fi rolling out nationally with Cisco's help

Last year, Facebook began trialing a novel approach to Wi-Fi: it gave consumers free access to high-speed internet in exchange for checking in at a business. Starting today, it's expanding that initiative even further with the help of Cisco. The two companies are collaborating on what's being …

People Are Sharing Almost As Much Content On Pinterest As They Do Via E-Mail

In this case, sharing is defined as the use of those buttons you often find above stories on the web, which automate your ability to send or share content to others.<p>Content sharing on the Pinterest increased a whopping 15% in the month of August, ShareThis said. The news comes just over a month …

Twitter looks to double office space in San Francisco ahead of IPO

SAN FRANCISCO -- Ahead of its hotly anticipated initial public offering, Twitter is looking to expand its perch in San Francisco.<p>The company is negotiating to lease a 320,000-square-foot office next to its headquarters, unnamed sources told Bloomberg News. The move would more than double Twitter's …

Bing partners with Pinterest to add image collections to search results

It's no secret that Bing has been waging an uphill battle to stay relevant, and now, Microsoft is hoping that its partnership with Pinterest will be enough to win you over. The Bing team's latest effort combines its own search results with a new feature: image collections, a supplement that …