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  • newThe Most Important Link Penalty Removal Tool: Your Mindset
    Posted by Eric EngeLet's face it. Getting slapped by a manual link penalty, or by the Penguin algorithm, really stinks. Once this has happened to you, your business is in a world of hurt. Worse still is the fact that you can't get clear informat…
    - 16 hours ago 5 Mar 15, 12:15am -
  • Announcing the 2015 Online Marketing Industry Survey
    Posted by Cyrus-ShepardWe're very excited to announce the 2015 Online Marketing Industry Survey is ready. This is the fifth edition of the survey, which started in 2008 as the SEO Industry Survey, and has also been known as the Moz Industry Su…
    - 2 days ago 3 Mar 15, 11:30am -
  • How Google Pulls Structured Snippets from Websites' Tables
    Posted by billslawskiAn article that came out at the beginning of 2015 was intended to (quietly) let people know about what Google had been doing to offer a new form of search results called Table Search. The article was titled Applying WebTab…
    - 3 days ago 3 Mar 15, 12:15am -
  • Local Centroids are Now Individual Users: How Can We Optimize for Their Searches?
    Posted by MiriamEllis"Google is getting better at detecting location at a more granular level—even on the desktop. The user is the new centroid." - David MihmThe history of the centroidThe above quote succinctly summarizes the current sta…
    - 4 days ago 2 Mar 15, 12:15am -
  • My Favorite 5 Analytics Dashboards - Whiteboard Friday
    Posted by SixthmanFinding effective ways of organizing your analytics dashboards is quite a bit easier if you can get a sense for what has worked for others. To that end, in today's Whiteboard Friday the founder of Sixth Man Marketing, Ed Reese, s…
    - 7 days ago 27 Feb 15, 12:15am -
  • Become Intelligent: Use Google Analytics Intelligence Alerts to your Advantage
    Posted by Martijn_ScheijbelerThis post was originally in YouMoz, and was promoted to the main blog because it provides great value and interest to our community. The author's views are entirely his or her own and may not reflect the views of Moz, I…
    - 8 days ago 25 Feb 15, 10:06pm -
  • The Marketing Department of the Future
    Posted by SamuelScottMy first marketing job was in porn.After leaving my journalism career and having studied marketing in an M.B.A. program in Boston, I moved to Israel some years ago to pursue a marcom career in the so-called "Startup Nation."…
    - 9 days ago 25 Feb 15, 12:16am -
  • 15 SEO Best Practices for Structuring URLs
    Posted by randfishIt's been a long time since we covered one of the most fundamental building blocks of SEO—the structure of domain names and URLs—and I think it's high time to revisit. But, an important caveat before we begin: the optimal str…
    - 10 days ago 24 Feb 15, 12:18am -
  • Building Online Marketing Strategies for Small Businesses
    Posted by MorganChessmanBuilding marketing strategies for small businesses is one of my favorite things. In my first marketing role, I worked in the marketing department for a small company before moving on to Distilled, where I've been lucky enou…
    - 11 days ago 23 Feb 15, 12:15am -

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SitePro News

  • newEtsy Submits Paperwork to Go Public
    eCommerce powerhouse Etsy is gearing up to go public. The company, a marketplace for hand-crafted and vintage items, has filed the necessary forms with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed initial public offering (IPO). The nu…
    - 4 hours ago 5 Mar 15, 12:26pm -
  • newHBO Now to Debut in April With Apple as Streaming Partner: Report
    HBO is gearing up for the much-anticipated launch of its HBO Now video streaming service next month — and the debut could well be on Apple’s TV platform. According to a report from the International Business Times, the two companies are currentl…
    - 11 hours ago 5 Mar 15, 5:06am -
  • newRepublican Questions FCC Budget and Lack of Legal Preparedness - Recent Net Neutrality Decision Expected to Result in Lawsuits
    There’s no need to stuff the Federal Communications Commission‘s budget with extra cash to prepare for expected legal battles, says the commission’s managing director. Jon Wilkins came under scrutiny during a House Energy and Commerce subcommi…
    - 11 hours ago 5 Mar 15, 5:03am -
  • newApple Finds Little Sympathy in Patent Case - Judge Questions Company's Hope for Injunction Against Samsung
    Apple’s own patent licensing may be it’s biggest problem when it comes to an ongoing legal battle with competitor Samsung. The two companies are, again, duking it out in a California courtroom. Apple is looking for an injunction against Samsung…
    - 11 hours ago 5 Mar 15, 5:02am -
  • newQualitative Research — What Makes It Effective?
    Qualitative research is used in a wide range of areas or fields of a discipline. They are methods typically employed by researchers to gather data. This kind of research includes documenting the experiences that researchers have encountered, when st…
    - 11 hours ago 5 Mar 15, 5:00am -
  • newCustomer Service 101: Text/SMS
    Post from: SiteProNews: Webmaster News & ResourcesCustomer Service 101: Text/SMSPost from: SiteProNews: Webmaster News & ResourcesCustomer Service 101: Text/SMSThe post Customer Service 101: Text/SMS appeared first on SiteProNews.
    - 11 hours ago 5 Mar 15, 5:00am -
  • newEmail Marketing Takeaways from the 2014 Holiday Season
    2015 is well underway and the holiday season seems pretty far away. However, now’s a great time to look back on what worked during 2014 and to consider what you can start putting into place for this year. Before you know it, we’ll be back into t…
    - 11 hours ago 5 Mar 15, 5:00am -
  • newEmployee Engagement in 2015: What Employees Should Expect From Their Companies This Year
    A high-performance workplace is essential for companies that want to have a thriving business. This year, the focus is switched onto employees. Major corporations have finally realized that when workers are happy, they take great pleasure in…
    - 11 hours ago 5 Mar 15, 5:00am -
  • newSix Things to Look for While Hiring for a Startup
    Post from: SiteProNews: Webmaster News & ResourcesSix Things to Look for While Hiring for a StartupPost from: SiteProNews: Webmaster News & ResourcesSix Things to Look for While Hiring for a StartupThe post Six Things to Look for While Hiring for…
    - 11 hours ago 5 Mar 15, 5:00am -
  • newGoogle Contacts Gets Major Overhaul
    Google Contacts is getting a fresh new redesign accompanied by a handful of new organizational features. The tech company has revealed a preview of the clean and colorful new look — one that makes it easier for you to find what you are looking fo…
    - 24 hours ago 4 Mar 15, 4:26pm -
  • Instagram Introduces Carousel Ad Feature
    Instagram is about to get a whole lot more ads. The Facebook-owned photo-sharing service, with its new “carousel ads” feature, is now enabling advertisers to post multiple images. Instagram users simply scroll through by swiping their finger acr…
    - 1 day ago 4 Mar 15, 3:51pm -

Facebook News

  • newZynga to Shutter CityVille this Spring
    Social games company Zynga has announced it will be closing CityVille on Facebook, marking the end of an era for the once-mega city-building game. As first spotted by CEGamers, CityVille will close its doors on April 30.CityVille launched on Fac…
    - 59 mins ago 5 Mar 15, 3:00pm -
  • newSocial Media Newsfeed: Instagram Carousel Ads | Etsy Going Public
    Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email.Instagram Launches Carousel Ads (SocialTimes)Similar to Facebook’s multi-product ads, advertisers can now showcase multiple photos at once in a sponsored Instagram post. Instagram…
    - 3 hours ago 5 Mar 15, 1:00pm -
  • newSTUDY: Facebook, Twitter and Local News in Three U.S. Cities
    How do Facebook and Twitter impact the consumption and distribution of local news? The latest study from Pew Research Center analyzed posts from both social networks in three cities — Denver; Macon, Ga.; and Sioux City, Iowa — to find out.Pew…
    - 11 hours ago 5 Mar 15, 5:01am -
  • newInternet.org Wants Its App in 100 Countries by Year-End
    The Internet.org application has been launched in Zambia, Tanzania, Kenya, Colombia, Ghana, and India. Can another 94 countries be added by year-end?According to Mashable, Internet.org aims to have its app available in 100 countries by the end of…
    - 17 hours ago 4 Mar 15, 10:30pm -
  • newLinkedIn and Twitter Struggle to Balance Their Dual Business Model
    Every successful startup has to prove its business model to become a viable business. For social sites, it’s often a delicate balancing act between engaged communities and advertising revenue. It’s a challenge both Twitter and LinkedIn are facin…
    - 18 hours ago 4 Mar 15, 10:00pm -
  • newWill Facebook Debut a Competitor to Twitter’s MoPub at F8?
    Facebook has used its F8 global developer conference to debut several significant products and features in the past. Could a competitor to Twitter’s MoPub mobile ad exchange be on tap this year?Bloomberg reported that Facebook is developing a…
    - 18 hours ago 4 Mar 15, 9:30pm -
  • newGDC 2015: MindMaze Unveils Thought-Powered Virtual Reality Game System
    A major theme of this year’s Game Developers Conference is virtual reality, and in keeping with this trend, neurotechnology company, MindMaze, today unveiled its thought-powered virtual reality, augmented reality and motion capture game system, M…
    - 19 hours ago 4 Mar 15, 9:00pm -
  • new5 Mobile Predictions from Facebook’s Jane Schachtel
    Facebook global head of technology and mobile strategy Jane Schachtel shared her predictions on upcoming mobile trends at Mobile World Congress this week in Barcelona, Spain.Facebook for Business posted Schachtel’s thoughts:More affordable…
    - 19 hours ago 4 Mar 15, 8:30pm -
  • newInstagram Launches Carousel Ads
    Similar to Facebook’s multi-product ads, advertisers can now showcase multiple photos at once in a sponsored Instagram post.Instagram announced Wednesday the launch of carousel ads, allowing users to swipe through a series of photos in one ad. Th…
    - 20 hours ago 4 Mar 15, 8:00pm -
  • newTinder Launches Plus and Charges Older Users Double the Price
    This week, Tinder launched a premium service, Tinder Plus, and it’s not the new features people are buzzing about. Instead, the folks are talking about Tinder’s decision to charge users older users twice as much for the premium service as young…
    - 20 hours ago 4 Mar 15, 7:30pm -

Tech Crunch

  • newTwitter In Talks With Live Streaming App Periscope
     If you looked at this week’s sudden Meerkat phenomenon and thought “hey, Twitter should buy this,” then you’re on the right track. According to sources we’ve spoken with, Twitter has been in talks to purchase live streaming app Periscope…
    - 15 hours ago 5 Mar 15, 12:36am -
  • newInstagram Starts Letting Ads Be Clickable
     Instagram never allowed URLs to open until now. It wanted people browsing photos, not the web. But Instagram says its advertisers demanded more vivid ways to influence people who “lead to meaningful results for their businesses.” Brands want m…
    - 22 hours ago 4 Mar 15, 6:01pm -
  • newNewly Independent Social Monitoring Service Sysomos Launches Redesign, New API
     Sysomos was among the earliest players in the enterprise social media monitoring and analytics space (together with the likes of Radian6, which was later acquired by Salesforce). Five years ago, the Toronto-based company was acquired by Marketwire…
    - 22 hours ago 4 Mar 15, 5:44pm -
  • You Can Now Embed Twitter Video On Your Website
     Twitter has launched an embedding feature for Twitter-hosted videos, letting you put any movies shot using its native video capture and publishing tool on your site, complete with an embed button on Twitter’s on website. Clicking the “Embed Vi…
    - 3 days ago 2 Mar 15, 7:41pm -
  • Zuck Says “Sure”, Facebook Would Love To Work With Google On Global Internet Access
     Connecting the world doesn’t have to be a cutthroat competition, Mark Zuckerberg signalled on stage at Mobile World Congress earlier today When asked if Facebook’s Internet.org access initiative would consider working with Google’s Project…
    - 3 days ago 2 Mar 15, 5:31pm -
  • ISIS Supporters Issue Death Threats Against Jack Dorsey And Twitter Employees
     A post written by ISIS supporters has emerged, threatening Twitter employees with death because the microblogging platform deletes accounts related to the terrorist group. Uploaded onto JustPaste.it, the post specifically targets Twitter co-founde…
    - 3 days ago 2 Mar 15, 7:40am -
  • Microsoft Wants To Buy Social News Reader Prismatic
     Microsoft has been busy snatching up startups to fill out its mobile apps portfolio, and it looks like it could be buying one more. According to multiple sources, Prismatic — an app that recommends news articles to users based on what their conn…
    - 4 days ago 2 Mar 15, 1:04am -
  • Bradley Horowitz Is Now Running Google+
     More changes afoot at Google+. TechCrunch has learned, and now confirmed with Google, that David Besbris has left his role as the head of the company’s social and identity product. He has been replaced by Bradley Horowitz, a longtime VP of produ…
    - 4 days ago 2 Mar 15, 12:53am -
  • Tinder Plus Will Launch On Monday
     Tinder Plus, the dating app’s first step into the wonderful world of freemium monetization, will launch on Monday for $9.99, according to sources familiar with the matter.Tinder Plus includes at least one highly requested feature and a few othe…
    - 5 days ago 1 Mar 15, 12:05am -
  • Storify Founders Leave For Open Source, Baby
     They’ve got new tales to tell. After five years running Storify, which lets you collect social media updates into narrative timelines, co-founders Burt Herman and Xavier Damman are leaving the startup which was acquired by Livefyre in 2013. They…
    - 6 days ago 27 Feb 15, 5:52pm -
  • Vurb Is Crazy Enough To Fight Google
     Google Search was not built for mobile. It’s all about lists of web pages, but the small screen is ruled by apps. That’s why if Google launched today, it might look a lot like Vurb…which did launch today. Vurb is a mobile search engine that…
    - 7 days ago 26 Feb 15, 2:02pm -

Hosting News

  • newHost1Plus to Support Open Source Projects
    (The Hosting News) – Recognizing the vital role of open source initiatives for the online community, the international hosting service provider Host1Plus has announced the launch of a new sponsorship program, dedicated to online community projects…
    - 2 hours ago 5 Mar 15, 1:47pm -
  • newExtreme Performance Cloud Computing Sets New Benchmark
    (The Hosting News) – EasyStreet® Inc. has brought to market a new type of cloud computing solution engineered for unrivaled speed and scalability. The EasyStreet Extreme Performance Cloud Computing solution is ideal for situations where access to…
    - 2 hours ago 5 Mar 15, 1:45pm -
  • newMore than 1 Million WordPress Websites Imperiled by Critical Plugin Bug
    (The Hosting News) – More than one million websites that run on the WordPress content management application run the risk on being completely hijacked by attackers exploiting critical vulnerability in most versions of a plugin called WP-Slimstat. S…
    - 2 hours ago 5 Mar 15, 1:42pm -
  • NaviSite Launches New Data Center on the West Coast
    (The Hosting News) – NaviSite, Inc., a Time Warner Cable company, today announced the opening of a new state-of-the-art enterprise-class data center located in Santa Clara, California. The new data center will enable NaviSite to meet growing demand…
    - 1 day ago 4 Mar 15, 1:55pm -
  • Comodo Introduce KoruMail
    (The Hosting News) – The Comodo organization, a global innovator and developer of cyber security solutions, today announced the general availability of Comodo KoruMail, an enterprise antispam appliance that uses advanced spam filters and anti-virus…
    - 1 day ago 4 Mar 15, 1:53pm -
  • MySQL Cluster 7.4 Now Generally Available
    (The Hosting News) – Oracle announced the general availability of MySQL Cluster 7.4. The new release delivers greater performance, high availability, and advanced management capabilities to power highly demanding telecommunications, web, mobile, an…
    - 1 day ago 4 Mar 15, 1:51pm -
  • New York City hit with DDoS attacks, government email service knocked out
    (The Hosting News) – For the whole of last week, and up until this Monday, unknown hackers had knocked of New York City government’s email system. The attack was pretty ferocious, according to a City Hall source, who said that the “universal£…
    - 1 day ago 4 Mar 15, 1:50pm -
  • Datarealm Comments on the State Of Cloud Security
    (The Hosting News) – Datarealm, a leading provider of secure cloud hosting, recently commented on the perception of cloud security and the responsibility that both cloud vendors and enterprise cloud clients have to implement data security best prac…
    - 2 days ago 3 Mar 15, 1:45pm -
  • NTT Communications to Acquire 86.7% Stake in e-shelter
    (The Hosting News) – NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications business within NTT (NYSE: NTT), e-shelter, the top operator of data center services in Germany, and ABRY Partners, a private equity i…
    - 2 days ago 3 Mar 15, 1:45pm -
  • NewVoiceMedia opens European development centre in Poland
    (The Hosting News) – NewVoiceMedia, a leading cloud contact centre vendor, is furthering its commitment to driving innovation by opening a new European development centre in Poland. The office is located in the Hubska Center in Wroclaw, a city whic…
    - 2 days ago 3 Mar 15, 1:44pm -

WebPro News

Mashable

  • newTwitter joins Fortune's list of best companies to work for
    Fortune's annual "100 Best Companies to Work For" list has included tech companies for years, but for the first time, Twitter has made the list at No. 24.The No. 1 slot on the list is no surprise, however. For the fourth consecutive year, Fortun…
    - 56 mins ago 5 Mar 15, 3:03pm -
  • newAttack on U.S. ambassador part of South Korea's violent protest history
    A knife attack Thursday that injured the U.S. ambassador to South Korea is the latest act of political violence in a deeply divided country where some protesters portray their causes as matters of life and death.The slashing of Ambassador Mark L…
    - 2 hours ago 5 Mar 15, 2:01pm -
  • newFitbit acquires FitStar for personalized workouts
    Fitbit is buying FitStar, an app that specializes in crafting custom exercise programs based on a user's body data and activity history.The two companies have been working together to integrate each other's services for a while, and in the wake…
    - 2 hours ago 5 Mar 15, 2:01pm -
  • new2.8-million-year-old jawbone found in Ethiopia came from our ancestors
    A fragment of jawbone found in Ethiopia is the oldest known fossil from an evolutionary tree branch that eventually led to modern humans, scientists say.The fossil comes from very close to the time that our branch split away from more ape-like a…
    - 2 hours ago 5 Mar 15, 1:44pm -
  • newConan in Cuba: Cigars, rum, and 6 other segments from his historic trip
    Conan O'Brien has always been a little saltier when he leaves the studio: There's just something about venturing from behind the desk that brings out the late-night host's edgy side.When O'Brien visited Cuba last month — jumping at the chance…
    - 2 hours ago 5 Mar 15, 1:38pm -
  • newWoman takes selfie in Walgreens photo booth then steals it
    Digital photography has, you know, been around for a while now. But one woman forgot all about that when she walked out of a drugstore without paying for the selfies she'd just taken in the photo boothSee also: Life imitates art. Art imitates se…
    - 2 hours ago 5 Mar 15, 1:33pm -
  • newRock Band 4 coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One
    It's time to get the band back together.After a few years of hiatus, Harmonix announced Thursday morning it will bring the next iteration of its popular music-making franchise, Rock Band 4, to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One by the end of the year.…
    - 3 hours ago 5 Mar 15, 1:29pm -
  • newRingling Bros. eliminating elephant acts from circus
    The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is ending its iconic elephant acts.The circus' parent company, Feld Entertainment, told The Associated Press exclusively that the acts will be phased out by 2018. Growing public concern about how the…
    - 3 hours ago 5 Mar 15, 1:13pm -
  • new3 career lessons you can only learn from failing hard
    There's no shortage of interviews with Steve Jobs discussing Apple, or Jeff Bezos talking about Amazon, or Mark Zuckerberg talking about Facebook. These guys are incredibly successful, so they're clearly great sources for advice on leadership, in…
    - 4 hours ago 5 Mar 15, 12:15pm -
  • newThe day the music died: Buddy Holly plane crash probe may be reopened
    It's a full 56 years since the famous airplane crash that killed Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper and soon we could know exactly what caused it.On February 3, 1959, a six seater, single engine Beechcraft Bonanza airplane carrying t…
    - 4 hours ago 5 Mar 15, 12:09pm -
  • newDeath Cab for Cutie moves forward, sans founding member
    Welcome to Throwback Tunesday, where Mashable amplifies the echoes of music past. With genre trends and throwbacks, we synthesize music and nostalgia.Death Cab for Cutie has traveled a bit of a bumpy road over the past few months. In August, fou…
    - 4 hours ago 5 Mar 15, 11:54am -

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