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What is Marketing Cloud?

FEATURED<p>Discover Distributed Marketing from Salesforce.<p>Create 1-to-1 consumer journeys across all channels and departments.<p>Build personalized email …

The Digital Elevator Pitch: Create Click-Worthy Social Media Profiles

Don’t underestimate the power of the social elevator pitch<p>People spend hours rehearsing their elevator pitch. Getting it right means delivering a …

Marketing

Why Don Draper Shouldn't Be Your Ad Guy

Like many people in marketing and advertising, I’m hooked on the AMC series <i>Mad Men</i>. While most of us are too young to have directly experienced the world of high-stakes advertising in the 1960s, the show evokes nostalgia for a kind of golden age.<p>In that era, ads alone could create a brand image. …

3 People to Follow on Vine for Branding Ideas

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Six seconds. That's all it takes for a video to leave a lasting impression. Such is the idea behind Vine, a fast-growing mobile app from Twitter that allows you to create short video clips. The platform is easy to use -- touch your …

Twitter Tests Analytics Features For Users

<b>Update:</b> Several readers have noted that the option to see analytics on tweets is no longer available, though there appears to still be an option to …

Why Advertisers Need YouTube

YouTube reaches more U.S. adults between the ages of 18 and 34 than any cable network. With one billion unique users per month, YouTube helps brands …

White House petition seeks to ban men from driving

More than 12,000 people have already signed the call to President Obama to prevent all straight men from driving in a world full of tank-top-wearing distractions.<p>Forget texting or driving with Google Glass. A petition on the WhiteHouse.gov "We The People" site is going after the true menace behind …

No more quarters or tickets: Audi tests wireless parking payments

We've heard about cars that can park themselves, but such technology brings up a relevant question: how will such cars handle paid parking lots? …

Audi

6 Best Things Companies Do on Facebook Today | Inc.com

I took a look at what a ton of brands are doing right on Facebook, and brought them to life as personas. Hopefully you recognize some of these traits in your company's Facebook page.<p><b>The Value Shopper</b><br>This gal truly understands why people interact with companies on Facebook: They want a great deal. …

Warby Parker

How to Delete Your Creeper Facebook Search History

Remember that time you did a Facebook search of your partner's ex? And before that, when you had a huge crush on your sweetie, you'd check his or her …

Five Reasons Social Media Won’t Consolidate

“I wish there was just this one-stop tool for all things social.”<p>“It would be great if we had one tool that would do everything.”<p>“There is no one good tool.”<p>Talk to the head of social media at any Fortune 500 company, and you’re likely to hear comments like these. It’s not that social media …

What You Can Learn About Job Satisfaction From a Janitor | Inc.com

What’s the <i>worst</i> job in the world?<p>Answers certainly differ based on personal preference (my vote goes to anything involving heights). But cleaning up after hospital patients would surely be towards the top of most people’s lists. So what could janitors possibly have to teach entrepreneurs about …

Employment

Contact lens display research tips super-discrete Glass wearable future

Digital contact lenses that could eventually overlay Google Glass style data on top of the real world, while being as comfortable and discrete as …

Wearable Tech

Nokia EOS 40MP camera stars in leaked lens demo video

A new video showing the Nokia EOS PureView smartphone in action – right up close to what’s expected to be a roughly 40-megapixel sensor – has leaked, …

Cameras

Google Face Unlock research uses crazy expressions to secure your Android

Google is exploring new facial-recognition security systems that could involve pulling strange expressions at your Android smartphone, in an attempt …

Android News

Anti-drink driving campaign targets men with shock tactics

en_GB<p>article<p>The Department for Transport is targeting young men with shock tactics in its latest THINK! Campaign to warn against drink …

Marketing

Mister Rogers 'Sing Together' Remix Is an Inspirational Blast

It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood if you're PBS Digital Studios. The team that hit a home run last year with the Mister Rogers auto-tune of …

Is Chrysler Committing Brand Suicide?

Chrysler has done almost everything right since Fiat and Sergio Marchionne took the helm in 2009. But the automaker made a dangerous decision yesterday when it refused a request by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to recall 2.7 million Jeep Cherokees and Libertys. The vehicles in …

U.S., British intelligence mining data from nine U.S. Internet companies in broad secret program

The National Security Agency and the FBI are tapping directly into the central servers of nine leading U.S. Internet companies, extracting audio and video chats, photographs, e-mails, documents, and connection logs that enable analysts to track foreign targets, according to a top-secret document …

UPS Pulse of the Online Shopper

Google Hangouts: Turning Bloggers into Broadcasters

<i>This is a guest contribution by Sarah Hill, the Chief Digital Storyteller for Veterans United Network.</i><p>Blogging no longer has to be a text based …

Twitter Metrics Defined - Engagement

Start Planning for 2017<p>Download<p>Twitter Engagement is an important KPI for social media marketers. In an industry that pairs web activity and …

TweetDeck Gets a Major Makeover From Twitter

Twitter was true to its word: It didn't shut down TweetDeck as many feared it would. (Well, at least not the desktop version). But it has continued …