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2018 Social Media Trends Report: 10 Key Insights Into the Present and Future of Social Media

Social media is changing at a rapid pace.<p>For example, the content format Stories was introduced on several major social media platforms slightly more …

Watch: How To Convert Low-Res Graphics Into High-Res Using Photoshop

<b>Before you toss</b> that low-resolution graphic into the trash, YouTube channel PiXimperfect shows you how to salvage and convert the visual into a …

151 Content Ideas to Fill Your 2018 Content Marketing Calendar

Is 2018 going to be a big year for you and your business?<p>I’ll be honest, over the 5+ years I have been working in the content marketing space, the …

Original Apple wallpapers optimized for iPhone X

Our Wallpapers of the Week collection brings you photo quality images, every Sunday. There are many different genres scattered across the section, …

iPhone X Now Shipping - Here's How To Get Tracking Info Early

Are you one of the lucky few that got an iPhone X in the first shipment due to be delivered this Friday, November 3? If so, your shipping information is available. Widely reported this morning by various iPhone and Apple fan forums, you can get your tracking number right now even if Apple hasn’t …

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Why you want a macOS home server, and how to get one going

Sure, you can get a network attached storage device, or rely on somebody's cloud -- but, I've run a Mac-based home server for a very long time. Why …

24 Hot Tools and Apps for Social Media Marketers

Want to try some new social media marketing tools? Wondering which apps can enhance your social media audio, video, and images? In this article, …

Star Wars Rebels: Kanan and Ahsoka's History Revealed

Dave Filoni has shared new details about Ashoka past with dialogue from a never before seen interaction with Kanan. In light of the still unanswered …

A Small Change on Facebook May Require Major Updates for Your Website | Inc.com

Have you ever wanted to share a link for your website on Facebook, only to discover you weren't happy with the automatically generated preview? Normally, you would just change the headline, description and pop in a better picture. But in the near future, that won't be option for many Facebook …

How Wookieepedia Tackles the Insanely Difficult Task of Chronicling the Entire Star Wars Universe

There are a number of fan wikis out there, but none of them have probably ever undergone as big a change as Fandom’s Wookieepedia did when years of …

Star Wars

How Is Dark Social Affecting Your Brand?

The term “dark social” is kicked around every so often by marketers. But what is it, how does it affect your brand, and how you can measure …

Chewbacca Bandolier Seat Belt Cover

Zoe Dee of Jigsaw Hearts handmade an awesome <i>Star Wars</i> themed Chewbacca bandolier seat belt cover that will make you feel like Han Solo‘s co-pilot on …

Why I Launched My Startup Without Social Media (and You Should Too) | Inc.com

When I launched my online course in 2014, I faced the same dilemma all lean startups do: how to market my business and get the word out without breaking the bank. I was coming off unpaid maternity leave with my two-year-old when we learned that my husband's job was slated for cuts.<p>We didn't know …

Social Media Advertising: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter Basics

Social media advertising is a prime opportunity for a small business. Understanding how the different platforms work and how to leverage each for …

What Should My Business Post on Social Media?

What should you post on social media? Here are 11 creative ideas.I’m sure you hear it over and over again –post regularly on social media to leverage …

How to Conduct a Social Media Audit

Wondering if your social media marketing efforts are paying off? Want to better understand what’s working? A social media audit will help you analyze …

Marketing

The complete list of Alexa commands so far

Amazon's voice assistant, Alexa, is infiltrating your home, your beach trips and even your ride to work. Now that there are many ways to interact with Alexa -- with the Tap, Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Look, Echo Show, Dash Wand and the Amazon Fire TV -- you might find yourself talking to her more …

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Facebook Ads for Ecommerce Marketing: How to Get Started

Believe it or not, Facebook is actually good for something more than just sharing really cute cat videos. In fact, in recent years, Facebook has …

The Best Times to Post to Social Networks

When you are promoting your product through social media platforms, you want to make sure you are setting yourself up for success. First Site Guide …

The Free Social Media Tools You Should Already Be Using

If you want to learn more about a situation or get to the bottom of something important, you’ve probably been told to “follow the money.” You can apply this advice to business and leadership, too.<p>If you want to keep a pulse on industry trends and stay ahead of the curve, one of the first things you …

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Vader’s Castle Could Return In Future ‘Star Wars’ Movies, According To Lucasfilm’s Doug Chiang

Among the Easter eggs hidden in <i>Rogue One: A Star Wars Story</i> is a nod to one Ralph McQuarrie’s original <i>Empire Strikes Back</i> sketches that had Darth Vader living in an evil castle. The Sith Lord’s fortress on Mustafar was imposing even if you didn’t know the backstory, but <i>Star Wars</i> has always been …

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There Could Be a Fourth Skywalker 'Star Wars' Trilogy After 2019

That forceful family of chosen ones may continue to walk the skies and the stars well after <i>Star Wars: Episode IX</i> hits theaters in 2019. A new rumor …

Star Wars

25 Cheat Sheets For Taking Care Of Yourself Like A Damn Adult

Being a well-adjusted human has never been easier.

Window manager for Mac

Activated by dragging, customizable keyboard shortcuts or via menu bar, Magnet declutters your screen by snapping windows into organized tiles.

These 3 Social Media Fixes Will Totally Change Your Strategy (and Boost Sales) | Inc.com

Social media marketing--the use of social media platforms and websites to promote a product or service--has been "a thing" for about 10 years. Surprisingly, most companies struggle to do it well, usually because they haven't mastered these three basics:<p>1. Learn to write clickable headlines<p>Social …

A Modern Guide to Social Media Content Marketing, Part 4: Facebook

<i>This is the fourth installment in a five-part series of articles focusing on best practices to up your content marketing game on the “big four” of</i> …

How to use Workflow, the app that Apple just bought and made free for everyone

Apple bought an app called Workflow on Thursday. The app automates stuff you do all the time on your iPhone and iPad and turns those tasks into a simple button.<p>But instead of killing the app, as Apple usually does when it acquires a startup, Apple made it free.<p>Basically, Workflow is like a Swiss …

I studied how journalists used Twitter for two years. Here's what I learned

Twitter reflects the good, the bad and just plain ugly reality of social media these days. For academics, journalists and voters, there’s never been …