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How to Use the Power of Hashtags in Your Social Media Marketing - Jeffbullas's Blog

In case you hadn’t noticed, the hashtag has pretty much taken over social media.<p>With sites like Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, and Instagram all using …

Lyft adds 24 cities to its ride service

Number of the day<p>24<p>That's how many new cities the car-sharing service Lyft began operating in Thursday. The San Francisco startup, which now serves 60 locations, expanded to include Kansas City, Mo., and Newark, N.J., to compete with its hometown rival Uber. Lyft, which recently raised $250 million …

Alumni Spotlight: Helen Greiner

<i>September 20, 2007</i> - Helen Greiner, a former CSAIL/ AI lab graduate student, will be inducted into at the Women in Technology International’s Hall of …

Ten must-see events in March

From Las Fallas to Mardi Gras to Nowruz, here are 10 fascinating, festive celebrations taking place around the world this month.

Europe's Lesser Known Seaside Escapes

Spring is, really, still a ways away, but that doesn't mean we're not pumped to plan all of our theoretical summer vacations. Europe's calling--as always--and we want to spend time in quaint villages without all the crowds, if such a thing exists.<p>Here are seven towns we have our eye on.<p><b>Tellaro,</b> …

LinkedIn is doing what Facebook, Google, and Twitter can’t: expanding in China

The only major American social network with a significant presence in China is LinkedIn. And that presence is about to get much bigger, the company hopes, after it today switches on a beta version of a mainland China-focused, Chinese-language site, branded 领英 (pronounced “ling ying.”)<p>Unlike Google, …

The WikiLeaks Mole

On a recent frigid night near Reykjavik, Iceland, Sigurdur “Siggi” Thordarson slips into a bubbling geothermal pool at a suburban swim club. The …

This Crazy App Turns A Magazine Into An Interior Design Tool

Using a magazine for scale, this App lets you virtually design a room, then buy the furniture.<p>A few months ago, Ikea released an unbelievable app. When you placed the company’s catalog anywhere in your home, it could appear as one of a few different pieces of furniture on your iPad screen. In a …

InAir Smart HDMI adapter overlays the web atop television content with a custom user interface

Televisions are no longer simply screens for viewing video content: Folks want to have the internet on them, too. SeeSpace is a startup building a device called the InAir Smart HDMI adapter that plugs in-line between your set-top box and TV to deliver web content to your big screen. The system then …

4 Changes Google Is Making And How They Affect Content Creation

SEO experts and webmasters spend a lot of time worrying about Google algorithm changes. In 2013, the search engine giant tweaked the algorithm 15 times, and in 2012, it was updated 37 times.<p>Worrying about algorithm updates may make sense for SEO experts and webmasters, but content creators don’t …

NFL Week 17 in Pictures

The 5 Top SEO And Online Marketing Trends For 2014

I first met Bart Gibby, VP of SEO for fast growing Utah firm Boostability, in October when I spoke on Crisis PR at a local meeting of Salt Lake’s search marketing professional association, SLC/SEM. Boostability is an expert resource for SEO and local search services. We spoke about crisis PR, of …

The Content King Declares The Blog's Dead

You may not have heard of Shane Snow yet, but in his area of expertise (content marketing) he is already a rock star. Last year he made Business Insider’s Silicon Alley’s “100 Coolest People in Tech” list, and was named one of Inc. Magazine’s 30 Under 30.<p>Shane runs Contently, which is a web-based …

A Social Network For Insurance That Cuts Costs And Reduces Fraud

That’s fine for most situations–but anonymity arguably leads to higher costs. If you don’t know (and have empathy for) other people in the pool, …

Ultimate Safari Planner

For many, an African safari represents a once-in-a-lifetime dream trip. We’ve rounded up some of the best that the continent has to offer, but with a …

“100mph Bike”

<b>May 09.13 – “100mph bike”</b><p>The 100mph bike, speed bike or any one of the working titles that has been used for this project by the people involved. Its …

Black Friday Magic: IBM Delivers Real-Time Insights To Marketers

For most retailers, the holiday period is the ‘make or break’ time of the year. And 2013 has retailers quaking because there are six fewer shopping days between Thanksgiving and Christmas than in 2012. This means that for marketers, the ability to get immediate sales feedback that enables real-time …

'Invisible Girlfriend' Startup Provides Fake Love For A Price

Invisible Girlfriend, a new company recently created at Startup Weekend St. Louis, has emerged as the solution for those without a significant other — providing potential subscribers with options such as text messaging, "emergency interaction," gifts, and a relationship status change on …

Study: 50 Percent Of Insurance Seekers Start On Mobile Devices

The latest data release from its “Mobile Path to Purchase” research, Nielsen, xAd and Telmetrics have produced an infographic containing findings …

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