Tom Congreve

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How to Build an Audience for Your Flipboard Magazine

You’ve created a Flipboard magazine. Now you want more people to read it. Try these techniques to grow your magazine readership:<p><b>Focus, Focus, Focus</b><br>Give your magazine a clear topic or point-of-view. You can create a magazine about whatever you want, but if attracting an audience is a priority, avoid …

Social Media

How to Use the NEW Flipboard 3.0 to Market Your Business

Last week when I visited the Flipboard headquarters in Palo Alto, I realized that this simple mobile application is quite a lot more than a pretty …

3 Ways Flipboard Makes Your Content Marketing Magical

1. <b>Just “add water:”</b> You’re already creating the content—now anything you produce can be an instant digital magazine on Flipboard. Whatever the topic, your articles, photos and videos can be quickly put into a Flipboard magazine, creating a beautiful brand narrative with existing content. First, get …

Marketing

7 Best Flipboard Magazines For Online Marketers

Have you discovered the majesty that is Flipboard, yet? I am unabashedly obsessed with this content curation tool, and I have been spending way too …

How to Use Flipboard to Get Traffic to Your Blog

Update: After applying all the tips mentioned in this post, I managed to drive 3K+ traffic on a single given day. See below screenshot for proof & …

Social Media

6 Ways Brands Can Amplify their Marketing with Flipboard Magazines - Jeffbullas's Blog

Flipboard is a social media content aggregation service that lets users grab content from anywhere and compile it into visually stunning digital …

Using Flipboard to Prepare for a Product Launch

I have been using <b>Flipboard</b> for over 2 years. The more I use it, the more I find hidden treasures with this powerful app.<p>As a social marketer for many …

The 51 Best Fantasy Series Ever Written

Whether you're a Swords and Sorcery type of fantasy reader, a fan of battles and betrayal, or you just want a few more goddamn elves in your life, there's something for you here. These are the truly great fantasy series written in the last 50 years.

Facebook Revamps Pages with New One-Column Timeline Design

Facebook today announced a new streamlined look for Pages on desktop that is meant to help both users and Page admins find what they’re looking for. The new design will start rolling out “this week.”<p>The biggest change is the Timeline for Pages design: all posts are now in one column, just like on …

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UX Design

How to create content that truly adds value

<i>Above: Jaguar Land Rover builds content around the theme of adventure, such as driving one of its vehicles across a stretch of Arabian desert</i><p>The …

Marketing

How to Boost Your Brand's Snapchat Game

It's getting difficult to recall the days when Snapchat was considered just a sexting app.<p>Artists, comedians and journalists have claimed the …

Hardys Wine sets out to replicate Nike’s social media sparkle

The drinks maker is integrating its social media efforts with print, outdoor and press activity after previously using the discipline in isolation. …

Social Media

How people read online: Why you won’t finish this article.

I’m going to keep this brief, because you’re not going to stick around for long. I’ve already lost a bunch of you. For every 161 people who landed on …

The Best Brand Content of 2013

The “brands are publishers now” line has become so ubiquitous in digital media that it risks becoming a cliche. While it is often true that companies …

The Web Cookie Is Dying. Here's The Creepier Technology That Comes Next

It may raise hackles to think that U.S. intelligence officials might be monitoring your telephone and Internet communications, but for most of us it’s only the marketers who are really interested in our everyday online activities. And with many billions of dollars at stake, companies are …

How to get the most out of Pinterest for your small business

Remember that guy who created the perfect wedding for his wife using her Pinterest? No. Well remember that time you got a bunch of new customers …

Is Snapchat right for your brand?

<b>Snapchat, the equally popular and controversial photo-sharing site, has edged out Facebook in being the most frequently used platform to upload</b> …

How to Best Communicate with Customers Through Email

On average, each person at a business sends and receives 105 email messages per day, according to a study by the Radicati Group. Email serves …

Customer Service

Facebook fan's challenge to meet 730 friends face-to-face

Youth worker Daniel Shaw will have to meet an average of two friends a day to hit his target<p>A social media fan has set himself a challenge to be reunited with every single one of his 730 Facebook friends in person.<p>Daniel Shaw, 38, has Facebook friends all over the world and has vowed to meet each …

This Is The Best Twitter Conversation You Will Read Today

It starts as a chat between a mobile operator and a customer, and then it just gets weirder and weirder.<p>It's probably still going on. You can follow it here.<p>You are all awesome.

Norway's strict labour laws mean most offices in Oslo are empty after 16:00. But a growing number of young entrepreneurs are bringing a new 24-hour working culture to the city: http://bbc.in/1duqKy3 There are those, however, who worry that a boom in start-ups could begin to produce the kind of health and social problems that Norway has fought hard to avoid through its focus on work-life balance.

Occupy Wall Street activists buy $15m of Americans' personal debt

A group of Occupy Wall Street activists has bought almost $15m of Americans' personal debt over the last year as part of the Rolling Jubilee project to help people pay off their outstanding credit.<p>Rolling Jubilee, set up by Occupy's Strike Debt group following the street protests that swept the …

Facebook's chief financial officer confirmed a worrying, but long-suspected trend for the world's biggest social network: teens, perhaps the most important demographic for a modern-day communication tool, were becoming less active on the site. http://onforb.es/1clVvnJ

Facebook's latest test run puts star ratings on businesses' pages

Facebook's known for testing new features with a limited group before a broader rollout, and it's latest one could have some real implications for both businesses and individual users of the social network alike. As <i>TechCrunch</i> reports, Facebook is now testing a new five star rating system that's …

Teenagers say goodbye to Facebook and hello to messenger apps

Facebook made a startling admission in its earnings announcement this month: it was seeing a "decrease in daily users, specifically among teens". In other words, teenagers are still on Facebook; they're just not using it as much as they did. It was a landmark statement, since teens are the …

'Anonymous' hacks Singapore Prime Minister's website

<b>Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's official website has been hacked by people claiming to be members of the hacking group Anonymous.</b><p>The attack comes a day after Mr Lee said he would track down the group.<p>He made the comments after a person claiming to be part of the group posted an online …

Hacking

Facebook asks, 'How authentic does this post feel?' in News Feed

Occasionally, Facebook will poll a user on content within News Feed after they’ve engaged with it. A reader for sister site AllFacebook noticed that …

Facebook tests new 'Suggested Pages' page, 'Get Likes' prompts

Facebook is giving a fresh look to the Suggested Pages page, and is also trying some new prompts to get page admins to buy ads aimed at getting more …