Liz Leafloor
Liz Leafloor

Liz Leafloor

Science

Liz Leafloor is an Editor, Writer and Designer. She explores mysterious subjects, strange science, and hidden histories... view profile

Anthony Carranza
Anthony Carranza

Anthony Carranza

Business

Digital and social media journalist reporting on the latest happenings on the web. Existing contributor to Social Media Today and Examiner... view profile

Veronica Davis
Veronica Davis

Veronica Davis

Life

Veronica is a wife, freelance writer and work at home mom. Her and her husband live in Missouri with their three boys. .. view profile

Jerry Nelson
Jerry Nelson

Jerry Nelson

World

Jerry Nelson is a freelance photojournalist. American by birth and now based in South America, Jerry covers social justice issues globally... view profile

Chris Grasso
Chris Grasso

Chris Grasso

Life

Chris is a freelance writer who lives to fish... view profile

John Christopher Fine
John Christopher Fine

John Christopher Fine

Life

is a marine biologist with two doctoral degrees, has authored 24 books, including award-winning books dealing with ocean pollution... view profile

Barry Bassis
Barry Bassis

Barry Bassis

Arts & Culture

Barry has been a music, theater and travel writer for over a decade for various publications. .. view profile

June Rousso
June Rousso

June Rousso

Health

June Rousso, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist and holistic health consultant in N.Y.C. with a focus on dietary and lifestyle changes to support health. .. view profile

Miles Young
Miles Young

Miles Young

Travel

Travel Duder covers vacations, destination, travel tips, hotels, gear and everything else an adventurer needs to know... view profile

DJ Miller
DJ Miller

DJ Miller

Tech

DJ Miller is an accomplished tech writer and blogger. In his spare time he writes

Fantasy sports articlesview profile

Milad Doroudian
Milad Doroudian

Milad Doroudian

Milad Doroudian is writer, historian, and the Senior Editor of The Art of Polemics Magazine... view profile

Martha Rosenberg
Martha Rosenberg

Martha Rosenberg

Health

Martha is a Chicago-based health writer and author of the expose "Born with a Junk Food Deficiency: How Flaks, Quacks, and Hacks Pimp the Public Health." .. view profile

Janet Walters Levite
Janet Walters Levite

Janet Walters Levite

Entertainment

is an Optioned Screenwriter and Film Crtiic / Entertainment Writer for The Guardian Liberty Voice. She resides in New York City... view profile

Dennis Adonis
Dennis Adonis

Dennis Adonis

News

Dennis Adonis is a Contributing Writer at The Epoch Times, Yahoo.com, The Oslo Times, CNN, and several other media outfits He is also the Author of 19 books... view profile

Jake Crosby
Jake Crosby

Jake Crosby

Health

Epidemiologist and graduate student at University of Texas School of Public Health, Editor of Autism Investigated www.autisminvestigated.com.. view profile

Adam Torkildson
Adam Torkildson

Adam Torkildson

Business

I am a business owner, and have been involved in startups and large companies at many different levels. Which I love to write about... view profile






  • How to keep Twitter alive

    How to keep Twitter alive

    Twitter is in the woods. The company’s latest quarterly results, leaked ahead of schedule by a little known data miner called Selerity hours before the market’s closing bell, were, to put in mildly, terrible. Twitter registered lower than expected figures, investors jittered, and its stock price went down by a whopping 25% in one day. …

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  • ‘Lords of Secrecy’ – Drone Technology’s Impact on Law

    ‘Lords of Secrecy’ – Drone Technology’s Impact on Law

    Like the runaway BP Oil Spill, the U.S. National Security drone program has exploded in scope, proliferating so many state secrets that it’s corroding the rule of law and undermining foreign policy.

    For BP and its subcontractors they raced to cover up the sprawling disaster. They shredded data, low-balled spill estimates, and sank the truth …

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  • Dolphin Breaths Measure the Health of the Ocean

    Dolphin Breaths Measure the Health of the Ocean

    Atlantic bottlenose dolphins, as an indicator species, are the windows into the health of their ecosystem, the ocean.

    But how can scientists pull data from mobile, fast moving, seafaring creatures in their element? And what would a half-century of human impact, from farm and pharmaceutical runoff, to urban sprawl and industrialization look like in marine …

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  • Blogger Outreach Code Of Ethics

    Blogger Outreach Code Of Ethics

    I will never forget the first time I was approached by a PR rep asking for a blog post about their product.

    At the time, I was not working for my own website but as the primary blogger for another person’s brand. We were primarily news focused, but we did have a section for various …

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  • The Importance Of Security In Big Business

    Cybercrime is currently the biggest threat that is driving organizations and companies to do business with security firms that can protect their data and network. Every year, more and more businesses are being famously hacked, leaving customers and consumers worrying about the information that they hand out to these big businesses.

    It is estimated that …

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  • Research Shows There’s No Slowing the Growth of Online Shopping

    With each passing week, month, and year, it becomes increasingly evident that online shopping is not just part of the future – it is the future. Not only are ecommerce sites launching at incredible rates, but brick and mortar stores are starting to feel the effects. Some sources even suggest physical stores will experience significant …

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  • Old Problem, New Solution: Another Challenge in Detecting Plagiarism

    “It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it”

    Benjamin Franklin

    Academic dishonesty has become a stumbling block ever since educational establishments emerged. When you write an essay or term paper you are likely to be willing to check whether you’ve quoted all the borrowed ideas, …

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  • 5 Tech Tools to Boost Your Food Truck’s Bottom Line in 2015

    5 Tech Tools to Boost Your Food Truck’s Bottom Line in 2015

    The food truck industry is growing exponentially and shows no signs of slowing down in the near future. According to IBIS World, the industry is expected to be worth $803.8 million by the end of this year. Not bad if you’re considering joining the ranks.

    But, in order to attain success in such an oversaturated …

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  • Mistakes To Avoid When Building Your Website

    Websites are in higher demand than ever before because of the booming ecommerce market and people’s reliance on using the internet to look up local businesses. The difference between having a good or subpar website can mean the difference between having a very successful business and a mediocre business at best. There are common mistakes …

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  • 5 Major Issues Facing Supply Chain Leaders

    The supply chain is a complex network of companies and individuals that ensure that a product leaves the manufacturer and ends up in the hands of the consumer. As you may imagine, this all looks great on paper but acts of man, the weather and other disturbances can lead to supply chain problems.

    Never trust …

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  • How DNA and the NSA are slowly rendering hard drives irrelevant

    How DNA and the NSA are slowly rendering hard drives irrelevant

    It has been a rough week for the ole’ hard disk drive (HDD). Two unrelated but complementary developments have dealt a mortal blow to what we thought about the ubiquitous magnetic drive. On February 15th, a study released by Switzerland’s ETH University to write and retrieve without error information encoded on to strands of DNA. …

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  • Do We Take Our Car Tech For Granted?

    In our daily lives, there are literally hundreds of breakthroughs in engineering and design that we literally walk past, and even walk on, without even knowing about it. We take these technologies for granted because we see and use them every day. They have become so embedded into our lives that we don’t even notice …

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  • Influencers Help With Online Marketing

    There are at least 200 social media websites. More than 3.063 billion people are using the Internet today. More than 52 percent of them participate on at least two or more social media websites. If you were interested in promoting yourself or your business, then wouldn’t it be wise to reach out to this group?…

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  • Wyatt Jozwowski — Exclusive 1 on 1 Interview

    I have been given the pleasure to interview Wyatt Jozwowski, a high school dropout who is an internet marketing dream kid. He is the owner of DripApps, a search engine optimization (SEO) blog. He discusses underground SEO techniques that are used by some of the most successful SEO‘s. Over 20,000 people are subscribed to his …

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  • Using Your Phone To Increase Business Productivity

    Using Your Phone To Increase Business Productivity

    As a business owner, it’s normal to worry that employees’ cellphone use might create a lag in productivity. However, by incorporating smartphone use into a business model, your employees’ handhelds turn into traveling management desktops.

    Give your office on-the-go power. Here are a few ways to turn your employees’ cellphones into productivity platforms instead of …

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  • Auto Likes For Instagram On The Rise

    There are many different reasons for somebody wanting followers on Instagram. Some people do it for attention while others want to garner attention so they can build their personal brand. There is another reason as well, this is the building of a company’s brand by showing off their latest projects and things of that nature.…

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  • Using Technology To Stay in Touch When Out of The Country

    There was a time when writing letters was the most viable way to stay in touch when a loved one was out of the country. This is because phone calls were very expensive and the internet had not existed as of yet. Now with the advent of many different technologies and programs, staying in touch …

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  • Instagram Marketing: How to Create Awesome Videos for Instagram

    Instagram Marketing: How to Create Awesome Videos for Instagram

    Instagram has previously been a platform based almost entirely around images. But videos are becoming an increasingly important part of interaction on the network, and it is now one of the most viewed forms of content there. Marketers are taking advantage of this fact by creating their own high quality video clips to improve their …

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  • Jennifer Lawrence Nude Photo Scandal Highlights Perils of Privacy in the Digital Age

    Jennifer Lawrence Nude Photo Scandal Highlights Perils of Privacy in the Digital Age

    The biggest news story over Labor Day weekend was the publication of hundreds of nude photos of dozens of A-list Hollywood celebrities, including Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, Ariana Grande and Victoria Justice.  The images surfaced first on the popular image-sharing bulletin board site 4Chan and now can be found virtually all over the Internet. 

    According …

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  • How to Make Money Selling Your Old Media and Tech

    Do you have old tech devices or media like games, music and movies that you don’t use anymore? Too often these products get forgotten in boxes and closets and eventually dragged out to the trash or garage sales. But the Internet provides many additional options for getting rid of these unwanted electronics, and offers a …

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  • Meet AppsterEgg, The App Store Optimization Tool

    There really is an app for anything and one cannot go through a day with a smartphone without using an app. A person can download legitimately a thousand apps for different uses and make their lives easier. There is a large amount of money in the app business regardless of if it is a game …

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  • What Tensar’s Geogrid Technology Can Do for Your Project

    With roadways, runways and other high traffic areas being worked on so often these days, it would be really nice to find a way to make these high trafficked areas more durable, cost less to make and involve less maintenance.  Tensar has done that and more with the Tensar TriAx Geogrid technology that has been …

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  • Taming Technology with Spy Apps

     Technology is both a blessing and a curse. None of us can escape it, unless we’re into living like we’re a part of Amish country or stuck in medieval times. How do you stay this wired and stay safe while doing it? From our phones that know more about us than our mothers do, to …

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  • NeuroOn- A Gadget That Makes Sure That You Sleep Efficiently

    We are witnessing an era where technology is reaching its optimum level. Whether it is managing your time, weight and supplements, you can now manage sleep. The techies have come up with an advanced sleeping mask that promises to give you a higher quality sleeping cycle. With its futuristic design it monitors  brainwaves and ensures …

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  • 8 Awesome Devices for Musicians

    8 Awesome Devices for Musicians

    It’s never been easier to make and record music — today’s technology allows virtually anyone to become a professional-sounding musician. There is everything from “smart” instruments to tablets with apps that can alter your music. The National Association of Music Merchants holds a conference each year where it releases new gadgets to musicians all over …

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  • 5 Best Apps For Dentists

    Apps are something that are also making their way to our dentist offices. When it is said that there is an app for nearly everything, dentistry is no different. These do not take the place of the treatments that you will get while at the dentist but many of these apps can improve the quality …

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  • 11 Ways to Save When Buying Electronics

    Electronics tend to be big-ticket items that can set you back hundreds if not thousands of dollars, but there’s no need to pay top retail prices when you know how to shop right. Here are a few hints to finding the best deal on your next tech purchase.

    Shop by the Calendar

    You can save …

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  • Galaxy Note 4: Gaming Out of This World

    Galaxy Note 4: Gaming Out of This World

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year. No not Christmas, the few months before when the latest mobile releases land. One such device that has whetted the appetite just before we have our stockings filled is the Samsung Galaxy Note 4.

    It’s the latest in the line of devices that have fuelled the phablet …

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  • Getting the Best Deals Online

    There are a few reasons why people shop online, including the fact that it can be easier, cheaper and quicker. However, it’s not better to shop online if you don’t know how to get the cheapest and best deals. When you’re shopping local to you, there are only so many different places that you can …

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  • The Sony Xperia Z3 vs. iPhone 6: 4 Things Sony Does Better

    The iPhone 6 is getting all the headlines these days. Apple announced the phone sold more than 10 million units in its opening week—a personal best since the first iPhone in 2007. The iPhone 6 is grabbing so many headlines, in fact, that it’s easy to miss a dark horse in the smartphone race. Samsung …

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  • How Your Phone Might Soon Take the Place of Your Wallet

    In this era of instant gratification, it is not surprising that purchasing groceries, buying last-minute gifts, taking the train, and other similar financial-related activities have become much easier and faster. Thanks to contactless payment systems, all you need to do is tap your credit card, debit card, or pre-paid card, and you’re good to go. …

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  • Why Is It So Important to Choose the Perfect Conference Venue?

    There’s a lot that goes into planning a conference, from determining your budget to promoting the event. But in the end, the most important choice that you will make during the planning process is what conference venue you will use.

    Why is it so important that you choose the best conference venue for your event? …

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  • New Gadgets – Which is the Right One For You?

    If you’re looking for a new gadget but you’re not sure exactly what to buy, there are plenty of options. With an open mind or a lack of experience when it comes to gadgets, you might not be sure exactly what you’re looking for. In order to avoid getting the wrong thing or misunderstanding certain …

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  • How Should You go about choosing an eBook Reader?

    It is quite obvious that there is a transition made to the digital books. It actually takes place a lot faster than anyone expected. Ever since the release of the Amazon Kindle, the evolution of the reader became obvious and prices kept going down. Now we have access to so many opportunities ranging from free …

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  • These are Not Santa’s Socks! Celliant Textile’s Pain-Reducing Fabric

    These are Not Santa’s Socks! Celliant Textile’s Pain-Reducing Fabric

    Back in the day my elementary school teacher took trips to the Grand Canyon and the deserts of Utah and Nevada. There she collected rocks split in two revealing crystals of amazing shapes and colors. Each fall she shared her crystal rock collection with the class. …

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  • ‘Breaking Bad’ Art Case: Robert Wittman’s Bestselling Book Priceless

    Three days before Christmas in 2000, on a affluent peninsula in Stockholm, an Iraqi gang pulled off an audacious art theft of a small, but priceless self-portrait of Rembrandt at the Swedish National Museum.

    With only three roads into the peninsula, the thieves set fire to cars on two of the streets and placed spike-strips …

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  • The World is No Longer ‘Flat’, it’s Automated

    Autonomics at the Heart of IPSoft

    Since the start of the Great Recession in 2008, politicians have used outsourcing as a means to drive policy, sway public opinion, and drop as an excuse for poor jobs growth. But India, once the outsourcing king, has given way to the Philippines, which became the number one call …

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  • “‘Beam’ me up, Scotty” Remote Presence Technology

    “‘Beam’ me up, Scotty” Remote Presence Technology

    At Bloomberg Link Next Big Thing Summit, the were two products that caught the eye of this reporter. One semi-old, the other new.

    Beam is a mobile, remote video-conferencing platform, a newcomer born out of robotics of Willow Garage. The other is a high profile, high-flying winged-man that …

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  • The Practical Bible for Venture Capital: Book Review and Interview with Andrew Romans

    The Practical Bible for Venture Capital: The tech startup ecosystem of Silicon Valley and other major hubs, such as Austin and New York City, is similar to the Hollywood movie industry. How’s that?

    Young creatives, looking to launch their ideas and bring them to reality, need to wade through an arcane process. They need to …

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  • Microsoft Surface 2 and the Need for App Supremecy

    Microsoft Surface 2 and the Need for App Supremecy

    Earlier today ZDNet’s Charlie Osborne broke the news Nvidia’s CEO spilled the beans on what version 2 of the Microsoft Surface tablet might offer. At the top of the MS list of “must have” or “killer apps” is none other than the software giant’s Outlook, one big plus missing from the current iteration of smart …

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  • How to keep Twitter alive

    How to keep Twitter alive

    Twitter is in the woods. The company’s latest quarterly results, leaked ahead of schedule by a little known data miner called Selerity hours before the market’s closing bell, were, to put in mildly, terrible. Twitter registered lower than expected figures, investors jittered, and its stock price went down by a whopping 25% in one day. …

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  • Blogger Outreach Code Of Ethics

    Blogger Outreach Code Of Ethics

    I will never forget the first time I was approached by a PR rep asking for a blog post about their product.

    At the time, I was not working for my own website but as the primary blogger for another person’s brand. We were primarily news focused, but we did have a section for various …

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  • Instagram Marketing: How to Create Awesome Videos for Instagram

    Instagram Marketing: How to Create Awesome Videos for Instagram

    Instagram has previously been a platform based almost entirely around images. But videos are becoming an increasingly important part of interaction on the network, and it is now one of the most viewed forms of content there. Marketers are taking advantage of this fact by creating their own high quality video clips to improve their …

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  • Twitter as a Viable Marketing Platform

    Twitter can produce excellent results

    As with any other business strategy or marketing idea there is a tremendous amount of information available on the World Wide Web which any person could research in order to find new and fresh ideas that will help them to optimize their marketing efficiency. The same is true for those …

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  • Top 5 Benefits of Using YouTube For Business

    Top 5 Benefits of Using YouTube For Business

    A business has to include different secrets that can transform it into a successful one in a short period. The online field, for instance, can turn into a great way to have the success that any business would want. Think about the different webpages that millions of people visit daily, one of which being YouTube

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  • New Trend: Twitter Interviews (How to Hold Them)

    New Trend: Twitter Interviews (How to Hold Them)

    Twitter interviews are kind of the latest big thing. Stemming from the ever popular Twitter chats, a Twitterview is an opportunity to have a discussion with an expert on a public platform where others can take part in the conversation.

    This makes it a much richer, more active environment than traditional interviews, and can …

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  • Why 2015 Will See More Diversity in Social Media Marketing Platforms

    As we enter the new year, those who keep an eye on the trends in marketing are all speculating as to what some of the biggest changes we will see in general internet marketing strategies will be in 2015. One thing nobody would argue with is that the use of social media platforms as a …

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  • Benefits of Buying Twitter Followers

    Social media has been developing at an alarming rate and doesn’t look like it will be slowing down anytime soon. There are multiple platforms that each serve their own unique purpose with one common traits. They help people express themselves and be heard which was previously not available during previous years. Twitter is one of …

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  • Alfred Adjani: lessons learnt

    Alfred Adjani: lessons learnt

    An innovative and out-of-the-box thinking young graduate recently landed the job of his life by taking a new, or some might say old approach to job hunting. Job hunting has certainly evolved over the years. His approach teaches us all something about shying away from convention.

     After applying for over 300 jobs after graduating from …

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  • The Era of Niche Micro-Celebrities and How to Connect to Them

    The Era of Niche Micro-Celebrities and How to Connect to Them

    The Internet (and the social media boom) gave us an absolutely unique and amazing phenomenon: The emergence of micro-celebrities. It’s that era of “every little guy can get heard” that we didn’t dare to dream about just a few years ago.

    Moreover, it has given small business owners an opportunity to get a …

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  • Forget about Brazil, Colombia is the place for start-ups

    Forget about Brazil, Colombia is the place for start-ups

    In a previous blog post, I talked about the twitter revolution making waves in the South American continent. Such a revolution wouldn’t have been possible in the absence of a conducive environment, meant to foster a culture of cutting edge innovation – for Brazil to have the largest number of twitter users outside the …

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  • How To Use Twitter Creatively

    How To Use Twitter Creatively

    Here are just a few ways in which you can get more creative with Twitter.

    Run a Tweetchat

    What is better than connecting with another human being through Twitter? Connecting with a bunch of them. You can run a full Twitter chat, effectively turning your feed into a live chatroom where the tweets are archived.…

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  • Exploring Pinterest for Establishing Business/ your Brand!!

    Countless number of people are blogging nowadays to share their valuable content, hobbies, interests, tastes and values but not many of them are aware how to connect and reach to the global digital community, magnetize audience to drive traffic, discover strategies for conversion, and create that everlasting impact which inspires people to buy their …

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  • Facebook Versus Twitter: What Do You Prefer?

    Facebook Versus Twitter: What Do You Prefer?

    Do you enjoy Facebook? Do you enjoy Twitter? Of course you do! They are the primary means of procrastination and biggest blows to productivity the world has ever seen. But they both have many applications, including professional, and that has brought up a polarizing question: which is better?

    The truth is, it is more a …

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  • Facebook Versus Google Plus

    There are plenty of debates about social networking programs. But none are quite so polarizing as those between Facebook and Google Plus users. Unlike other sites such as Twitter, LinkedIn and Pinterest, people are far less likely to both have and frequently use both Facebook and Google Plus. They tend to prefer one of the …

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  • A Look Into Social Media Ad Targeting

    The other day I was looking at vacuum cleaners. My old one has served me well in the last five years, but the cheap appliance just can’t handle the volume of grime that gathers in my child and pet filled home any longer. Amazon was my port of call, as I began to compare different …

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  • Has Facebook Finally Lost its Swagger?

    Has Facebook Finally Lost its Swagger?

    Tech observers have been prematurely announcing the death of Facebook for years. Back in 2005, the social network was a hyper-exclusive platform for just a handful of elite schools. Today, the service has 1.2 billion monthly users, including your mother and great-aunt (who are now much more assiduous users than you ever were). Mark Zuckerberg’s …

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  • Social Media in Ukraine’s #Euromaidan Protests

    Social Media in Ukraine’s #Euromaidan Protests

    Only several hundred of the most ardent protestors remain in Kiev’s Independence Square, known as Euromaidan to protestors. The holiday season has sapped much of their support as many protestors hailing from Western Ukraine returned home but a sense of futility has also set in. A €15 billion aid deal from Russian president Vladimir Putin …

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  • Hyatt Times Square Opens for the Holidays and New Year

    Tall, vertical, on a narrow slice of 43rd Street in the heart of Times Square, a new Hyatt Hotel opened softly earlier this month. This Sunday, December 22, it will rollout T-45 Diner next to the ground floor lobby.

    In late January, the Hyatt Times Square New York will open its rooftop bar and lounge, …

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  • Simply Put – How Pinterest Business Accounts Work

    If you haven’t noticed, Pinterest is growing. In popularity, in size, in demand and in their policies. What started out as a really cool idea has rounded out into a niche social platform that for the first time is starting to see wide appeal. Sure, the primary demographic is still women under the age of …

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