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Choosing the Best Marketing Images

There's no denying the impact that visual content has on marketing campaigns, from a company's blog and social media posts to their display and print advertising. While including images and graphics in marketing material is...

Web Host Helps With Top Cloud Challenge

Security is no longer the top cloud challenge according to a 2016 report from RightScale. Rather, lack of resources/expertise tops the list; and 1&1 looks to help. 1&1 has announced the expansion of its cloud portfolio by offering...

3 Creative Ways for Small Businesses to Hire Seasonal Workers

:: By John Swanciger, Manta :: Summer is well underway and that means vacations, barbecues and … seasonal hires? For many small business owners, May through September can be incredibly busy, which means the hunt for seasonal...

4-Step DIY Guide to SEO

:: By Mike Canarelli, Web Talent Marketing :: I have a secret that no one in digital marketing wants to tell you: Seach engine optimization (SEO) is actually free. If you are willing to invest some time into educating yourself and...

10 Local Search Marketing Do's and Don’ts That Can Save Your Business

:: By Miriam Ellis, Moz :: With all of the marketing noise out there on the Web, it can be tough to sort fact from fiction. With Google’s guidelines tucked safely under your belt, several local search marketing practices are...

Slack on the Move with Automat Investment

Tech darling Slack has reportedly invested in chatbot company Automat, a solution that allows brands to communicate to their audience by using a mix of mobile messaging, artificial intelligence and chatbot technology. Slack - covered...

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Standardizing Your Content Should Be Standard Practice

:: Converting to XML ensures your content is ready for publication on the Web and elsewhere :: By Mark Gross, Data Conversion Laboratory, Inc. There are over 1 billion websites on the Internet today, each of which has content. New...

BOTS and The Future of Hiring

Bots are doing pretty much everything these days - from helping plan vacations, to retrieving weather forecasts and even helping you get your next job. HR company FirstJob , for example, recently launched a recruiting assistance called...

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Let Behavioral Data Drive Programmatic Ad Campaigns

Big data presents big problems for everyone working in digital, but none more so than advertisers. The question most often have is how they can actually use its power effectively. Perhaps a digital diagram of sorts would help clarify...

Nuance-TouchCommerce Partnership is So Yesterday

It feels like just yesterday - probably because it was - that we learned of TouchCommerce's new TouchAssist offering , which leverages virtual assistant technology from Nuance Communications. Today is a new day, however, and the...

Several Miss the Boat on Olapic Acquisition

People trust people far more than they do brands, which is the main reason user-generated content (UGC) greatly influences purchasing decisions. Olapic is a leader (if not "the" leader) in helping brands like Steve Madden...

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Website Inspiration By Color

Web professionals know that certain colors evoke certain reactions from people visiting their websites. For example, blue is said to instill trust while black is associated with power . Choosing the right colors for a website is a...

Gather Net Promoter Score Data on Mobile

Mobile customer engagement software Apptentive is bringing Net Promoter Score (NPS) to mobile apps with a new addition to their platform. The company hopes to cahllenge traditional expectations of NPS response rate by helping brands...

Moving Sensitive Data to the Cloud

Application platform Caspio has announced the release of its GovCloud Edition, a new offering of its solution that helps U.S. government agencies meet the regulatory and compliance requirements mandated by the U.S. government such...

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Docker Cloud Slammed by DDos Attacks; Don't Be a Victim

Websites running on the Docker Cloud, the hosted container management and deployment service, experienced a DNS outage this week. Docker notified users on its system status page that an "unusual" high load on its DNS servers...

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