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  • newHow 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…
    - 18 hours 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…
    - 2 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…
    - 5 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…
    - 6 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."…
    - 7 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…
    - 8 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…
    - 9 days ago 23 Feb 15, 12:15am -
  • Driving Traffic from Facebook - Whiteboard Friday
    Posted by randfishFacebook sends a remarkable amount of traffic, but there's a lot of confusion around both just how much and (perhaps more importantly for our work) how we can optimize our work to take advantage of it. In today's Whiteboard Frida…
    - 12 days ago 20 Feb 15, 12:16am -
  • Danger Zones: 4 Things You Need to Know when Testing Emails
    Posted by ahpromesRemember back in January, when we asked you to help us run an experiment with the Marketing Experiments Blog testing the effectiveness of different email subject lines? The results are in, and we have a subject line winner! We'…
    - 13 days ago 19 Feb 15, 12:13am -

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  • newThe Economics of Influencer Marketing: How a Targeted Approach Seals Major Deals
    Twitter’s announcement that they have now acquired Niche, the influencer network for social video stars, drew praise and criticism from news outlets and social media commenters.Some viewed it as a great opportunity for Twitter to generate a new…
    - 5 mins ago 3 Mar 15, 6:38pm -
  • newSlack: Email Slayer and ‘Fastest Growing Business App Ever’
    Slack launched in February of 2014 and on the anniversary of its launch, the team communication platform was heralded by Fast Company as one of the 50 most innovative companies of the year \"for slaying interoffice email.\"But the founders of Slack…
    - 43 mins ago 3 Mar 15, 6:00pm -
  • newGDC 2015: Storm8’s Games Surpass One Billion Downloads [Infographic]
    Today at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, mobile games company Storm8 announced a milestone for its many titles: its games have surpassed one billion total downloads. The Restaurant Story 2 company is celebrating the success by im…
    - 1 hour ago 3 Mar 15, 5:30pm -
  • newExperts Weigh in on Social Media Week
    Social Media Week rocked the world, with more than 1,000 events in seven cities. More than 25,000 people attended events. SocialTimes reached out to some industry experts for their feedback on various Social Media Week trends and events.Sean Foster…
    - 2 hours ago 3 Mar 15, 5:04pm -
  • newLocalytics: High-End Android Phones Show Higher Engagement than iPhones
    While there’s a general assumption that Apple’s iOS is superior to Android in terms of user engagement, mobile analytics company Localytics has released new data, challenging this theory. Localytics measured over 100 million mobile devices, glo…
    - 3 hours ago 3 Mar 15, 4:00pm -
  • newHow Are Social Networks Used to Share Financial Content?
    Some 32 million social network users generate roughly 68 million social actions related to finance on a monthly basis, according to a new study (embedded below) by social Web outfit ShareThis.Of those 68 million social actions, credit and lending a…
    - 4 hours ago 3 Mar 15, 3:00pm -
  • newINFOGRAPHIC: Which Selfies Draw the Most Likes?
    Selfies are now impossible to escape on the Internet, but what characteristics drive the most likes for these images? BelfieStick creator On.com studied 50,000 user-generated photos to come up with some answers.On.com compared the average number…
    - 5 hours ago 3 Mar 15, 2:00pm -
  • newSocial Media Newsfeed: Twitter Embeddable Videos | The Young Turks on Facebook
    Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email.Twitter Videos Now Embeddable on Websites (SocialTimes)Twitter has been making major improvements to its video capabilities, aside from its Vine app. Now, Twitter announced that you…
    - 6 hours ago 3 Mar 15, 1:00pm -
  • new#TheDress: 73M Views, More Than 483K Notes on Tumblr
    Whether you thought the dress was black and blue or white and gold — you probably wondered why people were talking about it. You were definitely not alone.Tumblr — where the dress drama originated — released statistics about how popular the o…
    - 20 hours ago 2 Mar 15, 10:56pm -
  • newISIS Threatens Twitter Founder Jack Dorsey
    While the democratic nature of social media may be up for debate, there is clearly a great deal of power available to those who seek it. Case in point: Terrorists have taken to social sites to spread their message, and after a series of bans, ISIS…
    - 20 hours ago 2 Mar 15, 10:30pm -

Tech Crunch

  • newYou 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…
    - 23 hours 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…
    - 1 day 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…
    - 1 day 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…
    - 2 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…
    - 2 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…
    - 3 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…
    - 4 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…
    - 5 days ago 26 Feb 15, 2:02pm -
  • If You Think Tinder Needs More Cute Pets, BuzzFeed Has The App For You
     Oh, BuzzFeed. Don’t ever change.The company just released what it says is its second ever mobile app, called Cute Or Not. As you might expect from the name, you’re asked to rate pets as (duh) cute or not, through a Tinder-style swiping interf…
    - 6 days ago 25 Feb 15, 11:31pm -
  • The Web: Headliner Or TV’s Supporting Actor?
     Super Bowl XLIX was the most watched television show in U.S. history. It was also the most socialized Super Bowl ever measured, with 265 million Facebook posts, likes, and comments, and more than 28 million global tweets. Today’s TV viewer doesn…
    - 6 days ago 25 Feb 15, 11:00pm -
  • Twitter Finally Launches An Official WordPress Plug-In
     There are hundreds upon hundreds of Twitter-related plug-ins for WordPress. Seriously, go look.And yet, in its nine years since launch, Twitter has never released an official plug-in to make WordPress and Twitter play friendly. Until today. Read…
    - 6 days ago 25 Feb 15, 8:06pm -

Hosting News

  • newDatarealm 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…
    - 5 hours ago 3 Mar 15, 1:45pm -
  • newNTT 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…
    - 5 hours ago 3 Mar 15, 1:45pm -
  • newNewVoiceMedia 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…
    - 5 hours ago 3 Mar 15, 1:44pm -
  • newMedia Temple Takes Managed WordPress to the Next Level
    (The Hosting News) – Media Temple, a Los Angeles-based company that provides premium web hosting to web developers, designers, and creative agencies and powers over 300,000 WordPress sites, today announced the expansion of its WordPress hosting off…
    - 23 hours ago 2 Mar 15, 7:47pm -
  • Net Promoter Score (NPS®) of 70 Places Codero above Larger Competitors
    (The Hosting News) – The leading provider of on-demand hybrid cloud hosting services, Codero Hosting announced today that its Net Promoter Score (NPS®) reached an all-time high of 70 at the end of Q4 2014, capping another excellent year for the c…
    - 1 day ago 2 Mar 15, 5:45pm -
  • CodeGuard cPanel/WHMCS Plugins Protect Blogs and Websites
    (The Hosting News) – CodeGuard has released plugins for cPanel and WHMCS that will enable hosting providers to easily offer CodeGuard’s cloud-based website backup service to customers. cPanel and WHMCS integration are important because they are t…
    - 1 day ago 2 Mar 15, 4:44pm -
  • How Cloud Has Changed Australian Web Hosting Landscape
    (The Hosting News) – Over the last few years, Australian industries have been rushing towards the adoption of cloud computing solutions to improve IT infrastructure and re-invent critical business processes. Last year, a research by IDC found that…
    - 1 day ago 2 Mar 15, 4:35pm -
  • NetHosting Unveils New Website Design For 2015
    (The Hosting News) – NetHosting, a leading provider of cloud, dedicated, and virtual hosting has recently unveiled a new site design to better address the needs of its demographic. The full revamping has included a special Home page focus on the dr…
    - 4 days ago 27 Feb 15, 3:17pm -
  • Strong Growth at Hostpoint Continues
    (The Hosting News) – Hostpoint, the largest web hosting provider in Switzerland, continues to show strong growth: 11.4 % increase in turnover to hit the CHF 11.7 million mark during the last fiscal year. This translates to steady double-digit growt…
    - 4 days ago 27 Feb 15, 2:17pm -
  • Future Hosting Introduces Asterisk VoIP Software-as-a-Service Hosting
    (The Hosting News) – Future Hosting, a specialized VPS hosting and SaaS application hosting provider, has announced the introduction of a new range of Asterisk VoiP and PBX hosting plans. Asterisk is an advanced open source VoIP and IP PBX applicat…
    - 4 days ago 27 Feb 15, 1:16pm -

WebPro News

  • newHBO GO Comes to the PS4, Finally
    Almost a year to the day after HBO GO came to the PS3, it’s finally coming to the PS4. It wasn’t already on there, you ask. No. No, it wasn’t. HBO GO is notoriously slow to arrive on new consoles …
    - 11 mins ago 3 Mar 15, 6:32pm -
  • newCarrie Underwood Welcomes A Baby Boy
    Carrie Underwood announced this week that she gave birth to a healthy baby boy on February 27 and shared a sweet photo on Instagram. The country star and husband Mike Fisher named their boy Isaiah Michael; unlike many stars, Underwood …
    - 54 mins ago 3 Mar 15, 5:49pm -
  • newHow To Set Up App Indexing For Ranking In Google
    Last week, Google made two announcements about how it will rank search results on mobile devices going forward. The one that has received the greatest amount of attention is the inclusion of a mobile-friendly ranking signal, which will go into …
    - 2 hours ago 3 Mar 15, 5:02pm -
  • newWaze Adds AMBER Alerts

    - 2 hours ago 3 Mar 15, 4:58pm -
  • newPatton Oswalt Makes Compelling Argument for Never Going Outside Ever Again
    Patton Oswalt thinks that television is in its “American cinema in the early 70s” phase, and that’s reason enough to stay glued to your TV and never go out in the sun ever again. Oswalt went on a predictably brilliant …
    - 2 hours ago 3 Mar 15, 4:17pm -
  • newJulianne Hough To Do Summer Dance Tour With Her Brother
    Julianne Hough and her brother Derek toured the U.S. last year with what they call a “rock concert for dance”, and the duo announced on Good Morning America this week that they want to do it again. The tour was …
    - 2 hours ago 3 Mar 15, 4:16pm -
  • newIKEA Charging Furniture Coming This April Won’t Work with Your iPhone
    IKEA wants to free you from the ugliness of strewn-about cords, and has just announced a new line of furniture that can wirelessly charge your devices. Not your iPhones, but plenty of other devices. IKEA will launch a line of …
    - 3 hours ago 3 Mar 15, 3:32pm -
  • newChef Refuses to Negotiate with Rude ‘Yelpers’, Instagram Shames Them Instead
    Restauranteurs have a love/hate (mostly hate) relationship with Yelp, a service that has emboldened the entitled diner more than any in recent memory. Not only do chefs and business owners have to worry about customers leaving salty reviews, even if…
    - 4 hours ago 3 Mar 15, 2:45pm -
  • newA Clearer Look At Mobile Ad Viewability
    The subject of ad viewability continues to be a contentious one throughout the industry, and many are simply confused by various elements of the debate, and rightfully so. It’s pretty confusing. There are so many factors and parties that come …
    - 4 hours ago 3 Mar 15, 2:38pm -
  • newSara Gilbert And Wife, Linda Perry Are Now Parents To A Baby Boy
    Sara Gilbert gave birth to a baby boy on Saturday. Her third child, and first with Perry, was named Rhodes Emilio Gilbert Perry. Sara Gilbert also has son Levi, 10, and daughter Sawyer, 7, from a previous relationship. On Monday’s …
    - 4 hours ago 3 Mar 15, 2:31pm -

Mashable

  • new#BiBiDoesntSpeakForMe, Americans say
    As Benjamin Netanyahu stood before Congress, delivering a speech on how to deal with Iran, some Americans made it clear on Twitter that the Israeli Prime Minister doesn't speak for them.Prior to his visit, Netanyahu said that he was delivering h…
    - 30 mins ago 3 Mar 15, 6:13pm -
  • newHBO Go arrives on PlayStation 4, at long last
    Relax, nerds: HBO Go is finally available for the PlayStation 4, Sony announced Tuesday.The app, which will hit PS4 consoles later in the day, will allow HBO subscribers to access content from HBO's current crop of content and their vast archive…
    - 43 mins ago 3 Mar 15, 6:00pm -
  • newApple snatches the smartphone sales crown from Samsung
    The Galaxy S6 cannot come quickly enough for Samsung. The longtime leader in smartphone sales lost its lead in Q4 2014 to — you guessed it — Apple, according to a new Gartner Research report.Granted, Apple's lead is not commanding. Apple sol…
    - 58 mins ago 3 Mar 15, 5:45pm -
  • newNetanyahu drops 'Game of Thrones' during Congress speech on Iran
    Winter isn't coming. It's already here in the eyes of Israel's prime minister.Speaking to a joint meeting of Congress Tuesday morning, Benjamin Netanyahu dropped a Game of Thrones reference when warning of the danger posed by militant Islam, whe…
    - 1 hour ago 3 Mar 15, 5:34pm -
  • newEven Marilyn Manson's dad likes embarrassing his son
    Goth dads aren't too cool to play pranks on their kids.Hugh Warner, a.k.a. Marilyn Manson's dad, surprised his superstar son while Manson was posing for the March Paper magazine cover. Warner came in dressed head to toe like Manson, complete wit…
    - 1 hour ago 3 Mar 15, 5:25pm -
  • newThe dress is blue and black for f*ck's sake: Here's proof
    LONDON — It almost broke the Internet last week and divided the world into two groups: Is this dress blue and black or white and gold?We have the dress. And we used it to solve one of the world's greatest mysteriesImage: MashableWe asked L…
    - 1 hour ago 3 Mar 15, 5:23pm -
  • newLAPD won't release body camera footage of homeless man shooting, for now
    Two Los Angeles Police Department officers involved in the shooting of a homeless man on Sunday were wearing body cameras, but Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck said he won't release that video for the time being, as the investigation is ongo…
    - 1 hour ago 3 Mar 15, 5:21pm -
  • newKelly Clarkson and Jimmy Fallon should seriously record an album together
    Kelly Clarkson was summoned to Jimmy Fallon's offer to sing a duet with her — and how could she resist those velvety-smooth pipes?The duo launched into a medley of the best duets from the past several decades, starting with Sonny and Cher's "…
    - 2 hours ago 3 Mar 15, 4:50pm -
  • newThe first photo of Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Edward Snowden
    LOS ANGELES — Oliver Stone's Snowden is still shooting in Germany, but an image from the top secret project has already out in the open.OK, so it's no huge secret. This photo of Joseph Gordon-Levitt as the exiled former government computer con…
    - 2 hours ago 3 Mar 15, 4:41pm -
  • newFrom the personal email archive of Hillary Rodham Clinton
    [The White House, Jan. 21, 2009.]IT guy: Welcome back to the White House, Secretary Clinton. Here’s your BlackBerry with your government—Hillary Clinton: I won’t be needing that.IT guy: But it has your official email acc—Hillary Clinton:…
    - 2 hours ago 3 Mar 15, 4:28pm -
  • newHalifax's ad for 'date night' is utterly horrifying
    Advertising, at least in theory, is supposed to stimulate a consumer's desire for a product or service or at least elevate one's opinion.The Downtown Halifax Business Commission in Halifax, Nova Scotia, either didn't get the memo or is pulling…
    - 2 hours ago 3 Mar 15, 4:20pm -

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