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12 Data-Backed Tips to Increase Your Conversion Rate on Twitter [Infographic]

Facebook is getting Shazam-style music and TV tagging

Your Facebook app is about get a lot smarter at knowing what you’re listening to and watching on TV.<p>In an upcoming update in the App Store, Facebook will add the ability to automatically tag music and TV shows within a status update. The Shazam-like feature will have to be manually enabled by the …

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Infographic: What The Hell Does Congress Do All Day?

This interactive visualization offers a revealing look at Congress’s priorities over the past 40 years.<p>What does Congress do all day? An interactive site called Legislative Explorer can show you. Researchers at the University of Washington’s Center for American Politics and Public Policy worked …

Microsoft unifies almost everything in new Dynamics: CRM, marketing automation, social, and more

Back office, meet front.<p>This morning Microsoft highlighted new updates to its growing suite of Dynamics business applications at its Convergence 2014 conference in Atlanta, Georgia. The changes promise greater functionality, better integration, and lower costs to four million existing Dynamics CRM …

Demandbase launches ‘first ever’ B2B marketing cloud — which Oracle, Adobe, and Salesforce use

The big focus of most of the major marketing clouds that have launched in the past few years is B2C: working to enable one-to-one communication between brands and millions of connected consumers. That’s actually a departure from where marketing automation began, which is in the business-to-business …

‘Unshackling’ big data for marketers: Sitecore’s new real-time NoSQL platform is a game-changer

It’s a modern marketer’s dream to view each customer’s every experience with a brand in real time across web, mobile, social, offline channels, and email — and have the capability to communicate, present offers, and manage experiences at precisely the same rate.<p>That 1-to-1 marketing dream is …

Adobe's marketing cloud goes real-time, adds app store, boosts search ads 25%

Real-time bidding is replacing in-person media buys. And real-time marketing is replacing slow batch processes, apparently.<p>Tomorrow Adobe is announcing new features that will enable marketers to react immediately to customer or prospect actions, an app store to make integrating with hundreds of new …

Salesforce1, meet ExperienceOne, IBM's platform to connect sales, marketing, and service

Today IBM launched ExperienceOne, a new integrated portfolio of offerings to help organizations bring marketing, sales, and service together. It’s also a single label to pin on a vast $3 billion array of acquisitions, software, and services that IBM has bought and built over the past five years in …

The Best Times to Tweet, Pin, Tumble and Post (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Are you struggling to find your audience on social? Knowing when to post and on which platforms can make a huge difference in connecting with your audience.<p>According to the infographic below by online payroll service SurePayroll, …