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  • newThe Future of e-Commerce: What if Users Could Skip Your Site?
    Posted by tallen1985Have you taken a look at Google Shopping recently? Okay, so it isn’t quite the ecommerce monster that Amazon or eBay are, and yes, it’s only filled with sponsored posts. Playing around with it, however, proves that it provid…
    - 10 hours ago 25 Jul 16, 12:16am -
  • Does Voice Search and/or Conversational Search Change SEO Tactics or Strategy?
    Posted by randfishWe're hearing a lot about voice search lately, and that trend doesn't seem likely to disappear. But does it have a direct impact on how you should be thinking about your SEO strategy? In today's Whiteboard Friday, Rand discusses w…
    - 3 days ago 22 Jul 16, 12:18am -
  • Architecting a Unicorn: SEO & IA at Envato (A Podcast by True North)
    Posted by Loop11Rapid growth. In the business world, it's generally thought of as a good thing — scratch that, a great thing. But when you're an ecommerce site, that rapid growth can also mean more hurdles to jump, especially when it comes to you…
    - 4 days ago 21 Jul 16, 12:18am -
  • ​How to Create Images That Attract & Convince Your Target Niche
    Posted by nikkielizabethdemereThis 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,…
    - 5 days ago 20 Jul 16, 12:01am -
  • The 15 Most Popular Myths About International SEO, Debunked
    Posted by KaitlinThere are lots of myths and misconceptions surrounding the subject of international SEO. I recently gave a Mozinar on this; I'd like to share the basis of that talk in written form here. Let’s first explore why international SEO…
    - 6 days ago 19 Jul 16, 12:00am -
  • A Guide to Sampling in Google Analytics
    Posted by Tom.CapperSampling is a process used in statistics when it's unfeasible or impractical to analyse all the data that exists. Instead, a small, randomly selected subset is used to keep things manageable. Many analytics platforms use some so…
    - 7 days ago 18 Jul 16, 12:14am -
  • 8 Rules for How to Choose a Domain Name - Whiteboard Friday
    Posted by randfishOne decision that you'll have to live with for quite a long time is the domain name you choose for your site. You may have a list of options that you know are available, but what should you keep in mind when you sit down to make t…
    - 10 days ago 15 Jul 16, 12:12am -
  • Storytelling 301: Site Content as Story
    Posted by Isla_McKettaFeel like you're already over the term "storytelling" without ever really having understood how you can successfully apply it to your writing? You aren't alone. Like so much jargon, this amazingly powerful and useful word is i…
    - 11 days ago 14 Jul 16, 12:18am -
  • Why I'd Recommend Local SEO as a Promising Career for Millennials
    Posted by MiriamEllisThe Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco. Image courtesy of Mike Behnken on Flickr.The civics of local: Caring about your communityFrom Golden Gate Park in San Francisco to Central Park in New York City, with all of the town…
    - 12 days ago 13 Jul 16, 12:13am -

Search Engine Land

  • SearchCap: Pokemon Go, HTTPS & data experiments
    Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.The post SearchCap: Pokemon Go, HTTPS & data experiments appeared first on Search Engine Land.Please visit Search Engine Land for the fu…
    - 3 days ago 22 Jul 16, 8:00pm -
  • Is your HTTPS setup causing SEO issues?
    Although Google has stated that sites using HTTPS will be given a minor rankings boost, many websites have experienced losses due to improper implementation. Columnist Tony Edward discusses common issues and how to fix them.The post Is your HTTPS s…
    - 3 days ago 22 Jul 16, 7:13pm -
  • Data exploration from: An experiment in trying to predict Google rankings
    Contributor JR Oakes shares a deep dive into 500,000 search results for transactional service industry queries from 200 of the largest cities in America.The post Data exploration from: An experiment in trying to predict Google rankings appeared fir…
    - 3 days ago 22 Jul 16, 2:40pm -
  • Pokémon Go, augmented reality and the future of local marketing
    What might the popular new mobile game mean for local marketers? Columnist Brian Smith explores.The post Pokémon Go, augmented reality and the future of local marketing appeared first on Search Engine Land.Please visit Search Engine Land for the…
    - 3 days ago 22 Jul 16, 1:49pm -
  • Search in Pics: Google ring toss, real Google fiber & framed Google search box
    In this week’s Search In Pictures, here are the latest images culled from the web, showing what people eat at the search engine companies, how they play, who they meet, where they speak, what toys they have and more. A huge Google Malaysia search b…
    - 3 days ago 22 Jul 16, 11:36am -
  • SearchCap: Google payday loans, Google Maps edits & more
    Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.The post SearchCap: Google payday loans, Google Maps edits & more appeared first on Search Engine Land.Please visit Search Engine Land f…
    - 4 days ago 21 Jul 16, 8:00pm -
  • 3 signs your landing page copy is leaving your visitors high and dry
    Are your PPC landing pages failing to convert, despite getting great traffic? Columnist Khalid Saleh explains why your landing page copy might be to blame — and how you can fix it.The post 3 signs your landing page copy is leaving your visitors h…
    - 4 days ago 21 Jul 16, 2:53pm -
  • Three of the most important data segmentations for any Google paid search analysis
    Wondering how to make sense of your AdWords accounts? Columnist Andy Taylor discusses how to segment your paid search data for meaningful insights.The post Three of the most important data segmentations for any Google paid search analysis appeared…
    - 4 days ago 21 Jul 16, 2:00pm -
  • Google Maps adds more ways to add or edit locations
    Google Maps now lets users add, change, supplement and check the details for venues listed on Google Maps in a new way.The post Google Maps adds more ways to add or edit locations appeared first on Search Engine Land.Please visit Search Engine Lan…
    - 4 days ago 21 Jul 16, 1:21pm -
  • Google’s ban on payday & high-interest loan ads going into effect now
    After a week's delay, the ban on predatory lending ads for AdWords advertisers is beginning to roll out. The post Google’s ban on payday & high-interest loan ads going into effect now appeared first on Search Engine Land.Please visit Search Engi…
    - 5 days ago 20 Jul 16, 8:33pm -

Search Engine Journal

SitePro News

  • newThe Positive Side of Cellphone Spying
    Usually, when we talk about anything related to spying it brings a negative image to our mind. The fact is, there are a lot of positive things being done through cellphone spying or, should we say, tracking and monitoring. Yes there are concerns ove…
    - 6 hours ago 25 Jul 16, 4:00am -
  • newMicrosoft on Track to Hit $20 Billion Cloud Revenue Target
    You will find more statistics at StatistaThe post Microsoft on Track to Hit $20 Billion Cloud Revenue Target appeared first on SiteProNews.
    - 6 hours ago 25 Jul 16, 4:00am -
  • newA Publisher’s Guide to Facebook’s News Feed Updates
    By now, many of you will have read about Facebook’s news feed updates, which were made public today. As well as listing ‘News Feed Values‘, there was also some news for publishers about how content is to be displayed in the news feed. These…
    - 6 hours ago 25 Jul 16, 4:00am -
  • newSocial Media Tips for Job Seekers
    Infographic Courtesy of: TutorsUmbrellaThe post Social Media Tips for Job Seekers appeared first on SiteProNews.
    - 6 hours ago 25 Jul 16, 4:00am -
  • neweBay and Google Team Up: How it Impacts You
    “Initially, AMP was primarily tuned for publishing-based content, but it has much promise in the ecommerce world.” — Senthil Padmanabhan, principal Web engineer at eBay Several years before Amazon.com came into existence, eBay was the premier…
    - 6 hours ago 25 Jul 16, 4:00am -
  • Overall Smartwatch Sales Drop 32 Percent, Apple Watch Down 55 Percent
    Smartwatch sales are on the decline. The Smartwatch market saw a 32 percent decline year-over-year while sales of the Apple Watch, specifically, have plummeted 55 percent. Despite its dismal sales, Apple Watch is still at the top of the Smartwatch h…
    - 3 days ago 22 Jul 16, 3:48pm -
  • Facebook Successfully Tests Full-Scale Unmanned Drone
    Facebook is celebrating the first flight of Aquila, the social network’s massive unmanned drone. Until now, the company had been testing a much smaller version of the drone. But Thursday, the real Aquila, which has a wingspan comparable to that of…
    - 3 days ago 22 Jul 16, 2:07pm -
  • Snowden Partners With Hacker to Design iPhone Case That Detects Spying
    National Security Agency whistleblower and fugitive Edward Snowden is getting into the hardware business. Snowden, who has received asylum in Russia, has teamed up with American hacker Andrew “Bunnie” Huang to design an iPhone case that can de…
    - 3 days ago 22 Jul 16, 1:19pm -
  • Current Trends in Mobile Technology and Usage
    There is no denying the dominance of Smartphones in modern society, especially among young users. Since mobile phones are now fitted with functions that are equivalent to the capabilities of a computer, more and more people are taking advantage of t…
    - 3 days ago 22 Jul 16, 4:00am -
  • 21 Life Hacks Every Business Traveller Needs to Know
    Infographic Courtesy of: Central London ApartmentsThe post 21 Life Hacks Every Business Traveller Needs to Know appeared first on SiteProNews.
    - 3 days ago 22 Jul 16, 4:00am -
  • Why Tech Companies Should Switch to Inbound Marketing
    My friend often says, “I love technology – you can sell it to anyone.” Technology has, over the past two decades, become the backbone of every industry, from agriculture to energy, from manufacturing to retail and from consumer goods to financ…
    - 3 days ago 22 Jul 16, 4:00am -

Facebook News

Tech Crunch

  • newDon’t feed the trolls — tackle their abuse of platform power instead
     In the ever accelerating social media feedback loops of the modern Internet age, ‘don’t feed the trolls’ is a phrase that appears to have fallen out of fashion, favor and collective memory. Read More
    - 10 hours ago 25 Jul 16, 12:00am -
  • newPrisma for Android is now live for all in the Google Play Store
     The hits just keep on coming for Prisma. Just over a month after launching on iOS and almost immediately capturing the imagination of the Instagramming masses in the process, AI-fueled photo filtering app is Prisma is now live for all Android use…
    - 14 hours ago 24 Jul 16, 7:25pm -
  • 100% Fun
     If 2016 taught us anything it’s that the internet isn’t fun anymore. It’s not that a soulless network of computers interconnected via TCP/IP was ever supposed to be fun. It’s that eventually fun overlaid itself on that network and created…
    - 3 days ago 22 Jul 16, 4:19pm -
  • Now anyone can build features for Cola messenger
     Cola, a messaging app that integrates apps into chats, is opening up its developer kit today to enable anyone to build new apps.The updated version available today comes with 12 “bubbles” that are essentially applications that run inside the…
    - 3 days ago 21 Jul 16, 11:39pm -
  • Monotype will acquire marketing startup Olapic for $130M
     Monotype, a publicly traded company focused on font design and technology, announced today that it’s acquiring Olapic, a startup that helps brands promote themselves with user-generated photos. The deal is expected to close in the third quarter…
    - 3 days ago 21 Jul 16, 10:00pm -
  • Facebook scraps another Snapchat clone: 24-hour “Quick Updates”
     Poke failed. Slingshot failed. But Facebook is still trying to mimic Snapchat with a new Stories-style feature it’s been testing called “Quick Updates”. These 24-hour ephemeral updates are buried in a special part of the app, and won’t sho…
    - 4 days ago 21 Jul 16, 8:56pm -
  • Tinder Social, helping friend groups plan their night out, launches globally
     Get ready for a new era — Tinder is about to launch Tinder Social globally. What is Tinder Social, you might ask? Well, Tinder Social is exactly the social planning app that has failed in the past, but backed by the world’s biggest young adult…
    - 4 days ago 21 Jul 16, 10:00am -
  • Why and how chatbots will dominate social media
     Since the early 2000s, brands have experimented with social media platforms to communicate with customers and prospects — first through weblogs, then eventually through social networks like Facebook and Twitter. Although the capabilities and sop…
    - 4 days ago 21 Jul 16, 1:00am -
  • Warby Parker is offering Snapchat-exclusive sunglasses
     Warby Parker is offering its very first Snapchat-exclusive product — limited sunglasses that are only available for purchase to its Snapchat followers.The eyeglass retailer said it just shared a Snapchat story with its followers with a unique…
    - 5 days ago 20 Jul 16, 9:23pm -
  • The medium is the Messenger
     If you’re not already thinking about what your product looks like in a messaging application, it may be too late. Facebook Messenger crossing the 1 billion user mark today isn’t unexpected, but it is a huge blinking marquee telling us what we…
    - 5 days ago 20 Jul 16, 7:05pm -
  • SwiftKey officially unwraps its emoji prediction app 🎁😆💃🔛
     Keyboard app maker Swiftkey, which was acquired by Microsoft for $250 million in February, has officially launched its first product since that acquisition — and it’s an emoji-predicting keyboard app, called Swiftmoji. Read More
    - 5 days ago 20 Jul 16, 3:00pm -

Hosting News

  • DiscountASP.NET has Introduced Core 1.0 Hosting Choices
    Recently, DiscountASP.NET announced they have launched ASP.NET Core 1.0 hosting options. ASP.NET is an Open Source framework solution for Windows, Mac and Linux. The new hosting options will allow companies to leverage the technologies of Microsoft.…
    - 3 days ago 22 Jul 16, 5:55pm -
  • ITC has Achieved Tier III Certification
    Integrated Telecom Company or ITC has recently achieved Tier III data center certification. This certification covers the construction and the design of the facility, along with the redundant capacity components. It’s an advanced certificate and a…
    - 3 days ago 22 Jul 16, 5:12pm -
  • Salesforce Acquires Data Management Startup Coolan
    Salesforce announced on Thursday that they had acquired Coolan, a three-year-old Silicon Valley startup that helps companies manage data centers and hardware purchases using Big Data analytics. Many were confused about the acquisition, as this is Sal…
    - 3 days ago 22 Jul 16, 3:07pm -
  • Data Center Cooling Costs Reduced by Google by using AI
    Google has recently implemented Artificial Intelligence (AI) to help reduce the cooling costs of data centers. They are using what is known as the “DeepMind” AI platform. Tihs platform came from a British AI company and beat out the South Korean…
    - 4 days ago 21 Jul 16, 5:48pm -
  • Faulty UPS blamed for Equinix Data Center Outage in London
    A data center outage on Wednesday at a London Telecity facility was blamed on an issue with the UPS system. Recently Telecity was acquired by Equinix and they issued an email to customers stating the UPS system was the reason for the failure. The com…
    - 4 days ago 21 Jul 16, 4:44pm -
  • Acquia’s Drupal 8 Starter Kit Lightning Helps Trim Development Time
    Acquia, a Drupal platform, recently launched a Drupal 8 starter kit, Lightning, on Tuesday. The kit will speed the development of Drupal websites, trimming weeks or months off the development time before implementation. Lightning was designed to help…
    - 4 days ago 21 Jul 16, 2:21pm -
  • Google Launches First Cloud Data Center on West Coast
    Google’s first cloud data center on the West Coast is now online, and it promises to provide US and Canadian users close to the coast a 30-80% reduction in latency. The West Coast center is located in Oregon. Previously, the closest center was in c…
    - 4 days ago 21 Jul 16, 2:02pm -
  • Tegile Systems will Automate End-to-End Converged IT with Cisco UCS Director
    Tegile Systems has recently made the move to integrate with Cisco UCS Director for end-to-end converged IT infrastructure management automation. Tegile Systems provides flash-driven storage for many different databases, virtual desktop environments a…
    - 5 days ago 20 Jul 16, 3:44pm -
  • Latin American IT Growth Expected to be Driven by Big Data and Managed Security
    The projections for IT revenue growth in Latin American have big data and cloud computing leading the way. The market is projected to grow by about 20% in 2016, according to a report done by Frost & Sullivan About $7.78 billion is expected to come in…
    - 5 days ago 20 Jul 16, 1:39pm -
  • More than 40% of Organizations Plan to Switch to a Cloud HR Solution
    A recent report from KPMG shows that about 42% of organizations are planning to use a Cloud-based HR system in the near future. Those responding to the survey will replace current systems with a cloud-based choice. This was the 19th annual edition of…
    - 5 days ago 19 Jul 16, 11:06pm -

WebPro News

  • "AMP for Ads" Makes Mobile Faster... and More Profitable
    Googles Paul Muret, VP, Display, video & Analytics at Google, says that Google's research shows that the average mobile site takes 19 seconds to load. If however, through optimization you can get your site to load within 5 seconds or ... Read MoreT…
    - 3 days ago 22 Jul 16, 3:01pm -
  • Dollar Shave Club Sells For $1 Billion, What a "F***ing" Remarkable Story
    Dollar Shave Club (DSC), founded just 5 years ago, has been acquired for a reported $1 billion in cash by U.K. based Unilever. DSC was launched in March 2012 by Mark Levine and Michael Dubin and is based in Venice, ... Read MoreThe post Dollar Shav…
    - 5 days ago 20 Jul 16, 7:18pm -
  • Data is Marketing Gold
    “Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is I don't know which half,” said marketing pioneer John Wanamaker in the early 1900's. That is why CRM software was invented and why it is used by every ... Read MoreThe post Data i…
    - 5 days ago 20 Jul 16, 4:36pm -
  • Virtual Reality to Change Marketing
    Virtual Reality is in its infancy but will very shortly have a major impact on everyone, especially marketers. Every major tech company is focused on Virtual Reality and because of that the technology has rapidly improved over the last couple ... Re…
    - 6 days ago 19 Jul 16, 7:04pm -
  • Uber Hits 2 Billion Rides Milestone
    Uber reached the 2 billion ride milestone on June 18, just 6 months after hitting 1 billion according to Uber CEO Travis Kalanick. "It took five years to reach our billionth trip, six months to reach the next billion … ... Read MoreThe post Uber…
    - 7 days ago 18 Jul 16, 8:52pm -
  • 87 Million Millennials on LinkedIn Seeking to Change the World
    A LinkedIn study recently took a look a Millennials in an attempt to erase the stereotype that they are lazy, entitled and unemployed. "Given the massive amounts of news coverage (44,000 articles and counting), it seems like everyone is desperate ..…
    - 7 days ago 18 Jul 16, 3:38pm -
  • Prime Day was Biggest Day in the History of Amazon
    Amazon knocked it out of the park on yesterday's Prime Day with customer orders surpassing Prime Day 2015 by more than 60% worldwide and more than 50% in the United States. Amazon said it was also the biggest day ever ... Read MoreThe post Prime Da…
    - 12 days ago 13 Jul 16, 7:57pm -
  • Are You Ready for the New Mobile Gold Rush?
    "Are you ready for the new mobile gold rush? Of course you’re not," said Jim O'Leary, Sr. Manager Mobile Solutions Marketing at Cisco. "Though truth be told, the pending growth in mobile video may be more like a video tornado ... Read MoreThe pos…
    - 12 days ago 13 Jul 16, 3:05pm -
  • Relaxation Can Create Your Breakthrough Moments
    "If you look at the data, we get our creative bursts when our brain is in delta wave mode, when we are in a state of daydreaming," says Emma Seppälä, Science Director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research ... Read MoreThe post Relaxa…
    - 13 days ago 12 Jul 16, 8:34pm -
  • YouTube Bigger Than Ever
    YouTube was founded in February 2005 by Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim, who were among the first employees of PayPal. According to Wikipedia "Hurley and Chen developed the idea for YouTube during the early months of 2005, after ... Read Mo…
    - 13 days ago 12 Jul 16, 6:25pm -
  • Twitter Offers Event Targeting To Rio Olympics Advertisers
    "We launched event targeting to provide a fast and easy way to reach a target audience on Twitter that’s actively interested in an event," says Jay Bavishi, the Marketing Manager at Twitter. "Event targeting gives you the ability to target ... Rea…
    - 14 days ago 11 Jul 16, 7:54pm -

Mashable

  • newMan picks bride up in helicopter, causes massive traffic jam
    Someone needs to give this couple their own reality show called "Rich Kids of Shanghai."In a show of wealth, the Chinese couple in question, turned more than a few heads when they chartered a helicopter to pick them up in the middle of a busy ro…
    - 6 mins ago 25 Jul 16, 9:48am -
  • new'Pokémon Go' gets David Attenborough treatment and it's just perfect
    You might think that David Attenborough and Pokémon Go was a marriage in heaven waiting to happen. Who better than the beloved naturalist to narrate a popular game where people go hunting for exotic creatures in the wild? SEE ALSO: Thousands…
    - 35 mins ago 25 Jul 16, 9:19am -
  • newA peek into a travel photographer's camera bag
    Swee Ong is a Singaporean travel photographer who has had his work published in National Geographic.As a self-funded photographer, Ong backpacks around the world, documenting his travels via photography. His trips can last anywhere from a week t…
    - 1 hour ago 25 Jul 16, 8:44am -
  • newPrisma on Android is now available for everyone
    After a short, invite-only beta period, the artistic photo-filter app Prisma is now freely available to everyone on Google's Play store. The app, which lets you choose from a surprisingly large number of filters and turn ordinary photos into mi…
    - 1 hour ago 25 Jul 16, 8:34am -
  • newSingaporean man fights back against bullies after someone circulated his nudes online
    A Singaporean man who recently discovered his nude video was circulating online has hit back against online bullies. Lokies Khan, a 24-year-old online personality, claims that he discovered a video that he shot privately started getting pass…
    - 2 hours ago 25 Jul 16, 8:11am -
  • newThere's a rumour in Japan that pets can see Pokémon
    Finally, an indication that Pokémon isn't all in your head.Since hit augmented reality game Pokémon Go was released in Japan last Friday, trainers quickly started realising that their pets somehow were looking in the direction of the onscreen…
    - 2 hours ago 25 Jul 16, 7:47am -
  • newNintendo admits it's not making much money off 'Pokémon Go', loses $6.7 billion in market value
    The story of Nintendo's surging share price this July has been a real stock market fairy tale — the company's value more than doubled after the global success of Pokémon Go, even though the game is made by a different company, the San Francisc…
    - 2 hours ago 25 Jul 16, 7:35am -
  • newTerrorists may soon be detained indefinitely in Australia
    The Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has proposed legislation that would allow for convicted terrorists to be held indefinitely in prison if considered a threat.The proposed changes to legislation would allow convicted terrorists to be…
    - 3 hours ago 25 Jul 16, 6:58am -
  • newSound Scouts is the tablet game designed to test kids' hearing at home
    If a child's hearing issues go undiagnosed, they can often struggle at school and fall behind.The startup Sounds Scouts hopes to make hearing tests more accessible through an interactive tablet game kids can play at home, ensuring that hearing p…
    - 3 hours ago 25 Jul 16, 6:32am -
  • new'Pokémon Go' launches in Hong Kong
    Pokémon Go has launched in Hong Kong, the second Asian city to get the smash hit game after Japan.The region has been waiting eagerly for the game to be released, after the U.S., Australian and New Zealand first got it at the beginning of July.…
    - 4 hours ago 25 Jul 16, 6:23am -
  • newRetirees recreate 'Shake It Off' proving they're cooler than you
    Never before has there been a better use of a retirement plan than to flawlessly recreate, shot-for-shot, Taylor Swift's infamous "Shake It Off" music video.The Julia Wallace Retirement Village in New Zealand enlisted the help of its 50-odd r…
    - 5 hours ago 25 Jul 16, 5:17am -

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