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  • Boost your online marketing campaign with a responsive layout

    Social Bullets | Blog
    arsalan
    28 Jul 2014 | 3:28 pm
      We all are quite familiar with the term responsive lay out or a responsive website. Now it’s time to discover a whole new dimension these layouts have tailored. Doing marketing online such as email campaigns, link building, updating content and social media marketing all are good tactics and certainly improve your search engine ranking as well as visitor. The problem is these tactics are going to fall short at one point i.e. if you don’t have a responsive layout and not targeting smart devices. I have few facts and stats to legitimize my opinion.   Figures for Mobile Usage To…
  • 6 ways to optimize your Mobile website Performance

    Social Bullets | Blog
    arsalan
    6 Aug 2014 | 2:26 am
      The importance of web performance has been slightly overlooked since the origin of responsive design. You get only three seconds to gain users interest on your website. The increase in percentage of web performance is directly related to the clients return on investment, therefore, Developers and designers have been focusing on how to solve the puzzle of providing responsive web designs. Scroll through for six steps that can help you speed up your mobile website improving customer experience and response.   Weight One of the most important factors in mobile development is to…
  • The New Digital Battlefields

    Digital Tonto
    Greg
    13 Aug 2014 | 4:05 am
    Most enterprises will not be able to adapt to the new digital battlefields, because adopting new skills today takes more than just hiring and procurement. It requires systemic thinking. Related... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • How To Transform Your Brand Into A Movement

    Digital Tonto
    Greg
    17 Aug 2014 | 3:56 am
    Creating a powerful movement has little to do with fancy social media strategies. Rather, platforms for change thrive as ecosystems centered around a potent idea. Related posts: If You’re Serious... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Poll: Do you understand your pet’s emotions?

    TED Blog
    Kate Torgovnick May
    27 Aug 2014 | 8:39 am
    A delighted dog hangs out with his best friend, the deer. Animals clearly show emotions, says science historian Laurel Braitman in her TED Talk. Which leads to the question: do you understand your pet’s feelings? Photo: Isobel Springett Pets: they are just like us. Well, maybe. In her TED Talk, “Depressed dogs, cats with OCD—what animal madness means for us humans,” Laurel Braitman shares her seven years of research on the mental health of animals. “What I discovered is that I do believe they can suffer from mental illness, and [that] trying to identify mental illness in them…
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  • Poll: Do you understand your pet’s emotions?

    Kate Torgovnick May
    27 Aug 2014 | 8:39 am
    A delighted dog hangs out with his best friend, the deer. Animals clearly show emotions, says science historian Laurel Braitman in her TED Talk. Which leads to the question: do you understand your pet’s feelings? Photo: Isobel Springett Pets: they are just like us. Well, maybe. In her TED Talk, “Depressed dogs, cats with OCD—what animal madness means for us humans,” Laurel Braitman shares her seven years of research on the mental health of animals. “What I discovered is that I do believe they can suffer from mental illness, and [that] trying to identify mental illness in them…
  • How teachers can best use TED Talks in class, from the perspective of a student

    TED Guest Author
    26 Aug 2014 | 12:02 pm
    What happens when a teacher mixes Madame Bovary and a TED Talk? Good things, actually. Photo: iStockphoto By Olivia Cucinotta My high school English class had just finished reading Madame Bovary, and we were all confused. (For those of you who have not read it, please skip to paragraph two. Spoiler alert!) Emma Bovary, a listless housewife in search of the passionate love she’s read about in books, has many sordid affairs, falls deeply into debt and kills herself by swallowing arsenic, and her ever-faithful and terribly dull husband Charles dies a while later of a broken heart, and their…
  • Orphans of the narrative: Bosnian photographer Ziyah Gafić documents the aftermath of war

    Karen Eng
    22 Aug 2014 | 8:30 am
    Bosnian photojournalist Ziyah Gafić photographs the aftermath of conflict. (Watch his TED Talk, “Everyday objects, tragic histories.”) In his most recent book, Quest for Identity, he catalogs the belongings of Bosnia’s genocide victims, everyday objects like keys, books, combs and glasses that were exhumed from mass graves. The objects are still being used to identify the bodies from this two-decade-old conflict. Only 12 when the Bosnian War began, the Sarajevo native has spent the last 15 years turning his lens on conflicts around the world as a way of coming to terms with…
  • Liu Bolin turns friends into money, a solar cell from recycled car batteries, and fascinating looks at race in America

    tedstaff
    21 Aug 2014 | 10:19 am
    As always, many members of the TED community have been popping in the news this week. Below, some highlights. Liu Bolin uses paint to make himself disappear into backgrounds. In this video from The Creators Project, Bolin shows the next evolution—group versions of his signature work. Watch him turn his friends into money in the video above, painting them as bills and coins. (Watch Liu’s talk, “The invisible man.”) A few TED-related items from the indispensable IEEE Spectrum: First, a solar cell made from recycled car batteries—that’s the promise of a new paper from battery…
  • Unbelievable stats from our project to “clean” every video file

    Kate Torgovnick May
    20 Aug 2014 | 11:03 am
    For Project Cleans, we’ve gone through 3,595 tapes of original files. Here, one of the shelves where these tapes are stored. There’s VHS, BetaMax, LaserDisc—you name it. A while back, we told you about a big initiative underway in the TED office: Project Cleans. Essentially, we are taking each and every one of our 1,800+ talk video files and stripping them of the text and add-ons that were originally baked in, re-encoding the video, and saving the “clean” files in a new media back-end. Cleaning up these files is incredibly tedious — but it’s absolutely necessary, so…
 
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  • Digital media makes the idiot box obsolete

    27 Aug 2014 | 11:15 pm
    Dubai: Is the good old idiot box on its way out? The days of the television room being the family watering hole where members loved to gather and collectively, laugh, smile or cry over a movie, frown over a news bulletin while they had dinner, might soon ...
  • ValueFirst wins the social media mandate for Madhya Pradesh Govt

    27 Aug 2014 | 7:51 pm
    ValueFirst Digital Media has recently acquired the social media mandate for Madhya Pradesh Madhyam, which is a PR body for the Government of Madhya Pradesh. As per the contract, the ValueFirst will be responsible for managing the social media presence on ...
  • Professor Steve Molyneux joins Shropshire based Digital Media company Avora Creative

    27 Aug 2014 | 6:37 pm
    Avora Creative are thrilled to announce that Professor Steve Molyneux has joined in a consultative capacity. A well-known and respected expert in the use of digital technologies to support education and training he has vast experience including being a ...
  • New Digital Media Trade Association to Launch Tech Conference

    27 Aug 2014 | 12:05 pm
    A new trade association devoted to the digital-media business has formed with an advisory board stocked with familiar names and an intent to launch an industry conference. Screens Entertainment Association pledges to be “focused on all aspects of ...
  • Lonely Digital: Gary Catona And How DVDs Will Survive Digital Media

    27 Aug 2014 | 7:42 am
    The technology for recording sound and images is advancing so rapidly that those of us who are neither geeks or nerds are struggling to keep up. In the space of less than 100 years, sound recording has advanced from fragile gramophone records spinning at ...
 
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    Digital Media Law

  • An Actor's Cautionary Tale: Cancer Diagnosis and a Drawn-Out Battle Over Residuals

    14 Aug 2014 | 12:58 pm
    Actors often complain about late residuals checks, although SAG-AFTRA has cut processing delays lately. But few stories compare to the battle waged by Alex Doe (a pseudonym), a voice actor who was diagnosed with cancer in 2012 and endured a 3-1/2-year residuals runaround from Warner Bros. and SAG-AFTRA that ultimately  threatened Doe's health insurance.(Residuals are royalties that are paid to actors, writers, directors and musicians when movies and TV shows are rerun or are released in other media such as DVD or the Internet. They're not small potatoes: residuals can amount to 40…
  • Review: NudeAudio Super-M and aiia SSSSSpeaker on Kickstarter

    7 Aug 2014 | 8:28 am
    Two new Bluetooth speakers offer a great reason to jet on over to Kickstarter.The NudeAudio Super-M ($99, campaign ending on August 15) offers great sound in a package thin enough to slip in a back jeans pocket. During my recent visit to the company’s South of Market offices, a head-to-head comparison showed that the unit delivered deeper bass and higher volumes without loss of fidelity than the Jambox Mini and was more rugged.NudeAudio is the same company that offers the delightful Move S, Move M (which I reviewed last year) and Move L speakers and the Studio 5 Lightning Dock with…
  • How Do We Know Driverless Cars Are Safe? Google Says ‘Trust Us’

    1 Jul 2014 | 4:19 pm
    Driverless cars are on the road now – Google’s fleet has logged about 700,000 miles of autonomous driving – and the California DMV will be issuing regulations in a matter of weeks allowing self-driving cars to be sold to the public, possibly setting the regulatory pattern for the rest of the country (video). Google has predicted 2017 for first commercial availability, while Nissan and Mercedes say it will be 2020. The cars are highly complex systems whose sheer quantity of software surely exceeds the hundred million lines of source code in today’s non-autonomous vehicles. They weigh…
  • 2030 May Be The Year They’ll Take Your Driver's License Away

    18 Jun 2014 | 6:34 pm
    I was stuck in traffic yesterday, which I didn’t really mind because I have a fun little yellow convertible, and I was thinking about Uber ($17 billion! – that’s the company’s valuation, not the price of a ride) and Google’s driverless cars (development cost unknown), and I decided it was time to connect the dots: once a car learns to drive, there’s no need to own it and there’s no need for a driver. That’s because the car can come when called, take you to your destination, then go off and pick up someone else. That sounds great and I’m hardly the first to connect those…
  • New Website -- jhandel.com

    20 Apr 2014 | 11:13 am
    My new website is up at jhandel.com. It tells everything you always wanted to know (and more!) about my background and entertainment/technology law practice. Give it a look!Check out “The New Zealand Hobbit Crisis,” available on Amazon in paperback, Kindle and audiobook. Visit my website (jhandel.com), follow me on Twitter or friend me on Facebook or LinkedIn. If you work in tech, take a look at my book How to Write LOIs and Term Sheets. 
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    Thomas Hawk Digital Connection

  • The New and Improved Flickr

    Thomas Hawk
    17 Aug 2014 | 3:54 pm
    Flickr Staff Pre Marissa Mayer Flickr Staff Today Look at the two screenshots above. I took the first one in April of 2012, a few months before Marissa Mayer became CEO of Yahoo. The second one I took earlier today. Between pre-Mayer 2012 and today, Flickr’s staff has grown from 39 people working on Flickr to 109. About half of the 39 working on Flickr in 2012 are no longer on the team, which means that over 80% of the new, much larger team has been built since Mayer took over at Yahoo. After years of layoffs, CEO neglect, and lackluster product development, Flickr is back in a big way,…
  • 10 Things Google Should Consider in Launching a Standalone Photo Sharing Service

    Thomas Hawk
    1 Aug 2014 | 6:10 pm
    Google used to have a standalone photo sharing service. It was called Picasa. I never really liked it. It wasn’t a very social site. I thought Flickr was a lot better. Today’s news out of Bloomberg is that Google is looking to spin off Google Photos from Google+. Maybe it’s true, maybe it’s not. You never know. The timing of Friday afternoon stories and leaks always makes you wonder. Usually when companies want to push something they release it more like Tuesday mornings or make a big deal about it at I/O or something. Whatever the case, photos has been one of the…
  • Homestead Restaurant, Oakland, California

    Thomas Hawk
    8 Jun 2014 | 6:37 am
    Homestead Restaurant Address: 4029, Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611 Phone:(510) 420-6962 Menu: homesteadoakland.com Tried Homestead Restaurant on Piedmont Avenue last night with @mrsth. Highly recommended. The restaurant has great light with an open air kitchen where you can watch the chefs work. The menu changes daily. The squid, duck and horchata ice cream were my favorites. Here’s what we had: date night. Great open air kitchen where you can watch the chefs work. First course, spicy pepperoni and meat plate. First course, little gems, avocado, fried onions, buttermilk dressing Second…
  • 20 Cool Things You Can Do With Nik Software’s New Analog Efex Pro 2

    Thomas Hawk
    26 May 2014 | 12:26 pm
    I’ve been playing around with Nik Software’s new Analog Efex Pro 2 photo processing software (brought to you by the good folks at Google) all weekend long and I’m super impressed. The purist film photographers out there are probably going to hate this new software, but for you digital photographers who dig an analog look and feel, you are going to love this. I shot film exclusively for about 15 years before switching to digital in the early 2000s. While there is an absolute undeniable romance with rolling your own film, hanging out in a darkroom with your college girlfriend,…
  • Live Google+ Hangout at 10AM PST This Morning About How to Maximize Your Photos Through Social Media

    Thomas Hawk
    10 May 2014 | 9:08 am
    The Smoothest Dude Alive, Daniel Krieger. My good friend Daniel Krieger (aka smoothdude), along with MacPhun’s Laurie Rubin, and I will host a live G+ hangout this morning talking about ways to promote your photography through social media. We’ll record the episode to my youtube account as well in case you can’t make it live and want to watch later. Come join the show here if you can make it.
 
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    Home Media Magazine

  • UltraViolet's Singer: Embrace Disruption

    Chris Tribbey
    27 Aug 2014 | 5:25 pm
    What UltraViolet has become today is a surprise to those who created it. That’s according to Mitch Singer, the former chief digital strategy officer of Sony Pictures Entertainment and current president of the Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem (DECE), the cross-industry consortium behind UltraViolet. “I think the consumer ultimately has to decide what they want to do with the content, and what we’re finding with UltraViolet is a majority are streaming, and very few are downloading,” Singer said, speaking Aug. 27 during a panel about the future of TV content.
  • 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' Climbs Atop Home Video Charts

    Thomas K. Arnold
    27 Aug 2014 | 3:50 pm
    Sony Pictures' The Amazing Spider-Man 2 swung to an easy No. 1 debut on all three national home video charts for the week ended Aug. 24. The sequel — which earned $202.9 million in U.S. theaters — bumped Lionsgate’s Divergent to the No. 2 spot on all three charts, where it had been No. 1 for the previous two weeks. According to Nielsen data, Divergent in its third week in stores sold just 15.3% as many copies as Amazing Spider-Man 2. On Nielsen VideoScan’s Blu-ray Disc sales chart, the margin between the two was even higher, with the high-definition version of…
  • Kinect Standalone for Xbox One Debuts Oct. 7

    Chris Tribbey
    27 Aug 2014 | 2:17 pm
    Microsoft Aug. 27 announced it would begin selling the voice- and motion-control Kinect system for the Xbox One separately starting Oct. 7, with a retail price of $150. Microsoft in May began offering an Xbox One system without the Kinect for $400, a move to help keep up with competitor Sony Computer Entertainment, which has been beating Microsoft with sales of its $400 PlayStation 4. “While we’ve seen our Xbox One sales double since the new Xbox One option became available, we have also seen increased demand for Xbox One with Kinect,” Microsoft announced in a blog post.
  • TDG: Streaming Will Drive 4K Adoption

    Chris Tribbey
    27 Aug 2014 | 2:12 pm
    It won’t be disc or broadcast that drives consumer adoption of 4K Ultra-HD content, but instead streaming services and improved Internet technology, according to a new report. U.S. consumer broadband speeds have improved, with average residential connection speeds topping 10 Mbps, making a majority of American broadband households capable of streaming 4K, according to a report from The Diffusion Group (TDG). That combined with improved video streaming technologies will make streaming services like Netflix the main driver of 4K content, the report reads. "Only a few years ago the…
  • Report: Tablet Games a Booming Business

    Chris Tribbey
    27 Aug 2014 | 2:10 pm
    By 2019, revenue from tablet games will more than triple, exceeding $13 billion, according to a new report from the United Kingdom’s Juniper Research. Improved storage capacity, better graphics, higher mobile broadband penetration and consumers’ preference for convenience will all help drive the tablet gaming industry, which is expected to pull in $3.6 billion this year. 2015 will be especially crucial for independent game developers: “Marketplaces now containing over one million apps, greater funding [will] be required to optimize the opportunity to achieve consumer…
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    TV Monitoring Software, TV Recording and Search Technology | SnapStream's TV Searcher Blog

  • Deep Thoughts and Reflections from SnapStream’s 2014 Summer Interns

    tvsearcheradmin
    20 Aug 2014 | 10:43 am
    Meet SnapStream’s 2014 Summer Interns! We loved having these smart, young minds on our dev team this summer! Here’s a glimpse into what SnapStream’s interns experienced and learned: Evan Liu So much has happened this summer at SnapStream, it’s hard to recall all of it. The other interns and I arrived just as work on social media integration began. We were able to work with new technologies including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, as well as learn new Web development techniques. Collectively, the interns were able to implement a bunch of cool new features that we are very…
  • Back to J-School at AEJMC 2014

    Rachel Abbott
    1 Aug 2014 | 9:34 am
    It really feels like back-to-school season! SnapStream is excited to meet with Journalism and Mass Communication administrators and professors next week at the AEJMC 2014 annual conference. This year’s event is taking place up in Montreal, August 6-8, just in time before the school year begins. Did you know that SnapStream is a curricular centerpiece at many of the nation’s top Journalism Schools? Often compared to LexisNexis, but as a TV news database, SnapStream resides at such innovative institutions as Emerson College and the University of Pennsylvania. Here’s a…
  • Is LeBron “Going to Miami?” ESPN Video Made with SnapStream TV Search

    Rachel Abbott
    10 Jul 2014 | 1:55 pm
    The world is watching. The world is waiting. Where will LeBron James play basketball next year? We’ve been here before, when King James announced on July 8, 2010 that he was “taking his talents to South Beach.” I may work for SnapStream in Houston, but I was born and raised in the 305 (that’s Miami, y’all). So you can guess where my allegiance lies! LET’S GO HEAT! I really can’t see LeBron choosing to leave The Heat, his teammates, his loyal fanbase and all of the luxury of the South Beach lifestyle. Can you? I have to campaign a little right here.
  • Watch SnapStream’s CEO, Rakesh Agrawal, on Bloomberg TV

    Jennifer Miller
    26 Jun 2014 | 10:17 am
    Are you curious about the present and future plans of SnapStream? Who better to ask than the CEO and Founder himself! On Thursday, June 26th, at 9:45am CT, Stephanie Ruhle from Bloomberg TV’s “Market Makers” interviewed SnapStream’s CEO, Rakesh Agrawal. During this interview Rakesh explains how SnapStream technology is able to search anything said on TV – helping out the likes of corporate firms, federal and government agencies and, of course, television shows such as “The Daily Show” and “Last Week Tonight.” Rakesh also announces the…
  • SnapStream Gets an Awesome Shout-Out on The Roula & Ryan Show on 104.1 KRBE

    Rachel Abbott
    20 Jun 2014 | 9:01 am
    HOUSTON, TX — On Tuesday, June 17, the hosts of morning radio show  “The Roula and Ryan Show,” on 104.1 KRBE, started up a fun conversation about late night TV. You see, the night before, “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” aired its newest rap remix featuring NBC News anchor Brian Williams. If you haven’t seen it yet, you seriously need to watch Brian Williams rap “Baby Got Back,” which has racked up more than 3.8 million views on YouTube and counting. All of these Brian Williams raps have gone extremely viral, because they’re just…
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  • The New 52: Futures End Vol 1 12

    id275281590
    27 Aug 2014 | 9:06 am
    ← Older revision Revision as of 13:37, August 27, 2014 Line 61: Line 61:   * {{a|[[Kitty Lou Faulkner (Futures End)|Rampage]]}}   * {{a|[[Kitty Lou Faulkner (Futures End)|Rampage]]}}   ”’Other Characters:”’   ”’Other Characters:”’ * [[Kal-El (Futures End)|Superman]] {{mentioned}} * [[William Batson (Futures End)|Superman]] {{mentioned}}   ”’Locations:”’   ”’Locations:”’   * 5 Years From Now   * 5 Years From Now from DC Database…
  • The New 52: Futures End Vol 1 8

    id275281590
    27 Aug 2014 | 9:06 am
    ← Older revision Revision as of 13:36, August 27, 2014 Line 26: Line 26:       | Quotation = Fix [[Jason Rusch (Futures End)|your]] problem with [[Ronald Raymond (Futures End)|Raymond]]. Firestorm is needed.   | Quotation = Fix [[Jason Rusch (Futures End)|your]] problem with [[Ronald Raymond (Futures End)|Raymond]]. Firestorm is needed. | Speaker = [[Kal-El (Futures End)|Superman]] | Speaker = [[William Batson (Futures End)|Superman]]       | StoryTitle1 = Futures End – Chapter 8   |…
  • The New 52: Futures End Vol 1 7

    id275281590
    27 Aug 2014 | 9:06 am
    ← Older revision Revision as of 13:36, August 27, 2014 Line 28: Line 28:       | StoryTitle1 = Futures End – Chapter 7   | StoryTitle1 = Futures End – Chapter 7 | Synopsis1 = In the [[Phantom Zone]], the Agents of [[S.H.A.D.E. (Futures end)|S.H.A.D.E.]] have encountered [[Teth-Adam (Futures End)|Black Adam]], who demands revenge for having been imprisoned there by [[Kal-El (Futures End)|Superman]]. [[Frankenstein (Futures End)|Frankenstein]] suggests that [[Raymond Palmer (Futures End)|Ray Palmer]] begin piloting his…
  • King Cobra II (Earth-One)

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    27 Aug 2014 | 9:06 am
    ← Older revision Revision as of 13:31, August 27, 2014 Line 43: Line 43:   | Weapons =   | Weapons =     | Notes = | Notes = {{Precrisis}}   | Trivia =   | Trivia =   | Recommended =   | Recommended = from DC Database – Recent changes [en] http://ift.tt/1vmHZgp via IFTTT
  • File:Kal-El (Futures End) 002.jpg

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    27 Aug 2014 | 9:06 am
    ← Older revision Revision as of 13:27, August 27, 2014 Line 3: Line 3:   | ImageType = Character   | ImageType = Character   | ImageType2 =   | ImageType2 = | Description = {{F|Kal-El (Futures End)}} | Description = {{F|Superman}}       | Source = The New 52: Futures End Vol 1 5   | Source = The New 52: Futures End Vol 1 5 Line 10: Line 10:       | Universe = Futures End   | Universe = Futures End | Subject1 = Kal-El (Futures End) | Subject1 = William Batson…
 
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    SubHub

  • New Feature: Link your MailChimp Account with SubHub

    Lou
    22 Aug 2014 | 9:18 am
    As it’s Friday, and we like freebies, we are happy to announce our new integration with MailChimp – a leading email client. Our site owners will now be able to sync their MailChimp accounts with their SubHub site activities. This is a great improvement on the current email options available through the control panel. If you do not […] The post New Feature: Link your MailChimp Account with SubHub appeared first on SubHub.
  • Create the Perfect Homepage for Your Members

    Lou
    17 Jul 2014 | 1:18 am
    Picture the scene; you’re invited to a friend’s for a housewarming party. Whilst fixing yourself a drink you bump into a guy you’ve never met before. He immediately launches into a long, protracted story about himself. There’s no direction to the information he’s telling you, he takes ages to get to the point and have […] The post Create the Perfect Homepage for Your Members appeared first on SubHub.
  • A New Home For SubHub

    Evan
    8 Jul 2014 | 8:52 am
      We are very pleased to tell you that Member Digital Ltd., parent of SubHub, has been acquired by EFactor Group Corp. (“EFactor”).  EFactor Group Corp. is a publically listed company, currently trading on the OTCQQ under the ticker, EFCT. EFactor Group Corp. has at its core EFactor.com, a niche social network for entrepreneurs. EFactor.com […] The post A New Home For SubHub appeared first on SubHub.
  • Manage Your Business with Google

    Jeanne
    27 Jun 2014 | 8:39 am
    Google recently launched a new, free service for businesses called Google My Business. The new platform simplifies and consolidates many of Google’s existing tools. Reviews, analytics, insights, maps and chat can all now be accessed and updated from the same dashboard. The first step is to create a Google account for your business. Then sign […] The post Manage Your Business with Google appeared first on SubHub.
  • SubHub Mobile Membership Platform – Update

    Lou
    26 Jun 2014 | 2:21 pm
    We’ve been working on our new mobile membership website builder for the past six months, and we are very  excited to be able to finally launch our new product offering. All website owners will know how important it is to enable their visitors and members to enjoy content online, via their desktops, smartphone and tablets. […] The post SubHub Mobile Membership Platform – Update appeared first on SubHub.
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    On the Media

  • TLDR #15 - Internet Time

    WNYC, New York Public Radio
    27 Aug 2014 | 1:19 pm
    This is a repeat of TLDR #6, In 1998 Swatch tried to completely reinvent our concept of time. Swatch Internet Time (or .beat time) would have been a new way to conceive of moments. There'd be no time zones, and also, no hours, minutes, or seconds. PJ talks to Gizmodo's Eric Limer and Swatch Creative Director Carlo Giordanetti about Swatch's plan to create time's version of Esperanto Thanks for listening. If you like the show, you can subscribe to us on iTunes. Also, please check out all our previous episodes! If you're curious, you can calculate beat time on Swatch's website here.
  • Dissecting the Media After Michael Brown

    WNYC, New York Public Radio
    21 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    From Trayvon Martin to Michael Brown, how media coverage unspools. Also, the #ISISmediablackout after James Foley's murder, and how the music of reality TV manipulates viewers. 
  • TLDR #34 - The Accidental Outing of Rwanda's Most Powerful Troll

    WNYC, New York Public Radio
    18 Aug 2014 | 11:00 pm
    Steve Terrill is a journalist who works in Rwanda. Or at least he worked in Rwanda, until he accidentally got the office of Rwanda's president Paul Kagame to implicate itself in a long-running online harassment campaign. Alex talks to Steve about inadvertently exposing the Rwandan government's most prolific troll, and being banned from the country as a result. Thanks for listening. If you like our show, please subscribe to us on iTunes. Steve Terrill aggregates stories about Rwanda on his website Rwanda Wire. You can follow PJ and Alex and TLDR on Twitter. 
  • Tweets and Vines change Ferguson Coverage, Cameras in the Courtroom, and More

    WNYC, New York Public Radio
    14 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    How a virtual livestream of tweets and vines after the Michael Brown shooting changed coverage, remembering the first gavel-gavel coverage of a court case, and fact and fiction on Shark Week.
  • TLDR #33 - Unfollow A Man

    WNYC, New York Public Radio
    10 Aug 2014 | 9:28 am
    A few weeks ago, writer Katie Notopoulos created a holiday called Unfollow a Man Day, wherein everyone (women and men) was encouraged to Unfollow a Man on social media. Men's rights activists were enraged, cable news was intrigued, and a lot of people felt quiet relief. This week PJ talks to Katie about her mission and her manifesto. Thanks for listening. Katie wrote about her experience of Twitter without men, and about #UnfollowAMan, here. If you like our show, please subscribe to us on iTunes. You can also follow PJ and Alex and TLDR on Twitter. 
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    Paolo's Weblog

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    Paolo Valdemarin
    13 Aug 2014 | 12:33 am
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    Paolo Valdemarin
    12 Aug 2014 | 8:55 am
  • Automatic photostream

    Paolo Valdemarin
    17 Jul 2014 | 2:03 am
    Here’s a great story about finding yourself in somebody else’s photos. Today Facebook has access to my timeline on Moves (which they bought), which means that potentially they know where/when I was for the last six month with a good degree of precision. They also have access to billions of geotagged photos. Cross referencing this information Facebook could easily generate a timeline of photos taken around me. And this is with today’s technology. There all all kind of privacy issues to discuss, yet there are quite exciting possibilities with photography. Just ahead.
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    Paolo Valdemarin
    9 Jul 2014 | 8:31 am
  • Life after Aperture

    Paolo Valdemarin
    30 Jun 2014 | 2:42 am
    It has been quite evident for a while that Apple had little love left for Aperture, but now it’s official: the photo editing software will be retired. I’m sure that Photos, Apple’s new photo management app, will be nice and perfectly integrated in Apple’s ecosystem, but most likely it won’t have the kind of professional tools I need. Which leaves me with just one possibility: move to Adobe Lightroom. I have many friends who love Lightroom, and recently I have given up and started paying for Adobe’s subscription plan, so technically I already have…
 
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  • 3G/4G Digital Signage Guide

    19 Aug 2014 | 12:00 am
    Combined with cloud-enabled network management and content delivery systems, 3G and 4G wireless broadband networks are propelling digital signage deployments at an accelerated pace. In countless venues, digital signage networked via wireless broadband cellular signal penetrates hard-to-reach locations and new markets, and can achieve a faster return on investment.Request Free!
  • Ultimate IFTTT Guide Use the Web's Most Powerful Tool Like A Pro

    7 Aug 2014 | 12:00 am
    IFTTT is an automation that will enable you to connect 2 services so that, when something happens with one service, a trigger goes off and an action takes place automatically on the other.  For example: let’s say that you are a photography fan who uses Instagram constantly throughout the day. You love taking photos with your mobile device, touching them up and sharing them for everyone to see. Your followers seem to love the photos, so you think that maybe you’d like to get a bit more serious about this whole photography endeavor. We’ll get to photography-specific…
  • Cut That Cord! How To Ditch Cable

    4 Jun 2014 | 2:50 pm
    Have you been thinking about cutting your pay-TV cord? Kind of scary to think about, isn’t it?  If you were born anytime after the mid-seventies, you’ve probably spent your entire life with pay-TV. It’s become a habit – something you rarely even think about. It’s just always there. And, yet, now there is something about it that is bothering you. It may be the time you spend (or waste) watching it. It may be the cost that just keeps growing, and you are now questioning the value of what you are getting for what you are paying. Perhaps you resent having to…
  • Spotify Music Streaming: The Unofficial Guide

    4 Jun 2014 | 2:50 pm
    Some artists are outraged at what they see are paltry amounts which are being paid to them by Spotify. Spotify, along with its competitors is a paid service called "streaming music". You start it up, tell it what song/artist you want to listen to, and you start listening. Every time someone listens to a song, the artist in question gets paid by Spotify. Spotify gets their cut, so they make something too. A win-win, everybody's happy, right? Well, not quite. For a start, it doesn't stop people from illegally pirating music. If someone is determined not to pay for music, then a paid…
  • Vision Systems Design

    3 Jun 2014 | 10:50 am
    Vision Systems Design gives machine vision systems and image processing professionals their own magazine that focuses 100% on designing or integrating image-capture, processing, storage, transmission or output products for a wide range of scientific, medical industrial and military/aerospace applications.Request Free!
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  • How to Increase Revenue with WiFi & Retail Presence Analytics

    27 Aug 2014 | 12:00 am
    Many WiFi Retail Presence Analytics platforms promise the world, but provide little more than a collection of reports and meaningless data. Fortinet Presence Analytics is different, delivering a platform that helps you better understand customer behavior, engage more closely with your customers and actually influence their purchasing decisions. Join Koroush Safar, Senior Director of Product Management at Fortinet as he demonstrates how your retail organization can leverage Fortinet's Presence Analytics to increase your revenue. In this webinar, Koroush will cover: How WiFi Presence Analytics…
  • Building Your Brand on the Big 6 Networks

    25 Aug 2014 | 12:00 am
    You can't build a strong social brand for your clients without a deep understanding of Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest. “6 Blueprints for Social Network Success” puts valuable structure around the best practices for each of these very different networks.By mining these blueprints, you can help your clients:Gain quick wins on any of the Big 6 networksUnderstand how content needs and audience expectations vary from network to networkMatch social strategies and client goals to the right social networksDownload this tip sheet and start building a stronger social…
  • Effective Communications - Developing Your Communication Skills

    22 Aug 2014 | 12:00 am
    You will learn how to:Determine your own preferred communication style.Use this information to develop and enhance your communication skills.Identify and respond appropriately to other people’s emotions.Apply the six components of the RESULT communications principle.Overcome the most common barriers to successful communication. Chapter 1 - Effective Communication in the WorkplaceChapter 2 - Workplace Communication StylesChapter 3 - Recognizing Workplace Communication StylesChapter 4 - Perceptual PreferencesChapter 5 - Attitudes to CommunicationsChapter 6 - Communication…
  • Considerations for Embracing Wireless Management

    20 Aug 2014 | 12:00 am
    This paper details three critical steps to stay ahead of employee demand for wireless access, including: Measuring how many devices are currently accessing the network, when and for whatLeveraging that data to create wireless policies – vs. guesstimatingRethinking network design to accommodate this new normalChange your strategy before it's too late: According to Gartner, as wireless networks migrate from networks of convenience to primary user networks, 80% of network designs will be obsolete by 2015.Request Free!
  • Optimize IT Performance & Availability: Four Steps to Establish Effective IT Management Baselines

    20 Aug 2014 | 12:00 am
    This puts immense pressure on IT managers to keep networks and business-critical applications running smoothly. To effectively optimize for performance, IT should start with a baseline that shows: How the network, applications and infrastructure performWhere and why performance comes up shortThe baseline becomes a vital measuring stick that can be leveraged in real-time to enhance network performance and availability.To learn more, download this how-to report on establishing IT baselines.Request Free!
 
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    Digital Tonto

  • Publishing Is Dead? Hardly…

    Greg
    27 Aug 2014 | 3:54 am
    In fact there has never been a better time for publishers. Related posts: 5 Keys to the Future of Magazines The Future of Publishing How Publishers Lost Their Way Why Magazine Publishers Are Set... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Where Original Ideas Come From

    Greg
    24 Aug 2014 | 3:19 am
    In order to create new paths, we first must venture outside of those that we have already travelled. Related posts: The 7 Greatest Ideas in History The Improbable Origins of Modern Computing... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • How Wells Fargo Learned To Innovate Around the Customer

    Greg
    21 Aug 2014 | 5:48 am
    By building a business around its customers rather than it's products, Wells Fargo enabled them to spend less time wrestling with banking services and more time running their operations. Related... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • How To Transform Your Brand Into A Movement

    Greg
    17 Aug 2014 | 3:56 am
    Creating a powerful movement has little to do with fancy social media strategies. Rather, platforms for change thrive as ecosystems centered around a potent idea. Related posts: If You’re Serious... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • The New Digital Battlefields

    Greg
    13 Aug 2014 | 4:05 am
    Most enterprises will not be able to adapt to the new digital battlefields, because adopting new skills today takes more than just hiring and procurement. It requires systemic thinking. Related... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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  • Circle of 6 App Helps Keep Students Safe

    Jessica Cherok
    28 Aug 8703 | 6:08 am
    Summary: Violence and sexual assaults on college campuses are things that have received a lot of national attention as of late. Parents want to know that their children are safe, and students need systems of security in place in case an incident occurs. Circle of 6 is a mobile app that will "connect [the student] with your circle of friends to stay close, stay safe and prevent violence before it happens."
  • Ask.fm's New Owners Promise Big Safety Changes

    Jessica Cherok
    28 Aug 7843 | 6:08 am
    Summary: Tinder has bought the problematic website Ask.fm and promised to "invest millions" in improving the site's safety features for its users. Ask.fm has been linked to several teenage suicides in recent years.
  • Hotel Just Won't Learn Its Lesson

    Jessica Cherok
    28 Aug 7058 | 6:07 am
    Summary: It's easy to assume that the Union Street Guest House wishes it had never heard of Yelp. Or social media. Or maybe even the Internet. The New York hotel learned a very hard -- and very public -- lesson about customer service and social media this week. It all started with what hotel owner, Chris Wagoner, insists was a joke. As part of the hotel's policy, customers could be fined $500 for posting negative reviews online. The money would be deducted from wedding and event deposits, and would be kept unless the review was removed. The policy, of course, is ridiculous, and after it went…
  • #ShareACoke Goes Viral with Pregnancy Announcement

    Jennifer Graber
    28 Aug 2576 | 6:07 am
    Summary: Okay, admit it. You have dug through bins at the grocery store to find your name on a Coke bottle or can. If you say you have not, well, you might not be telling the whole truth. And how disappointing is it when you cannot find one with your name?! But I digress. Most of us do nothing with our namesake bottles of Coke, other than becoming inexplicably excited about them or perturbed that we cannot find our names. One couple, however, has showed us all up by making a wonderfully cute video...
  • US Open to Show Off Polo Smartshirts

    Jessica Cherok
    28 Aug 2014 | 6:40 am
    Summary: Ralph Lauren's Polo Tech shirts are helping to track the biometrics of some of the US Open ball boys. The smartshirt will provide real-time information via its Bluetooth connection to an iPad or iPhone. The shirt contains conductive threading throughout, as well as a rechargeable band that snaps around the lower rib cage. The band is what collects the heart rate...
 
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  • YouTube Analytics and TrueView for E-commerce [TubeTalk #38]

    Dane Golden
    27 Aug 2014 | 1:32 pm
    What kinds of data can you find in YouTube Analytics? How can you best use TrueView for e-commerce? We answer these questions and more this week on ReelSEO TubeTalk: The best podcast for YouTube Video Marketing Tips.
  • Experts Debate Winning Video Metrics for Brands in 2014

    Carla Marshall
    27 Aug 2014 | 1:06 pm
    Online video is consistently showing its value well beyond the one-off viral hit. For the evolution of video marketing to continue, it is important to define what constitutes a "win". At the 2014 ReelSummit, a panel of top video industry experts discussed what kind of video marketing performance metrics, tools and tricks to track, and why.
  • Finally, You Can Upload Your Google Plus Videos Straight To YouTube

    Carla Marshall
    27 Aug 2014 | 8:31 am
    Three years after the social platform was launched, and a good year since its integration with YouTube, Google has finally implemented the ability for Google+ videos to be directly uploaded to the world's largest video site.
  • Americans Spend 33 Minutes a Day Watching Video on Smartphones

    Carla Marshall
    26 Aug 2014 | 2:19 pm
    Not only do Americans spend 33 minutes per day watching videos on their mobile devices, but they are willing to sit through video ads of between 15-30 seconds in return for free TV or movie content. In the UK, 32% of adults in the UK use their Smartphones every month to make a purchase, and 53% of adults are on their mobile devices while watching their TV screens.
  • Create Amazing Time-lapse Videos with Instagram’s Hyperlapse App

    Carla Marshall
    26 Aug 2014 | 1:07 pm
    Time-lapse videos can turn the most mundane tourist or family footage into the most exciting or quirky clips you have ever created. But like most amateur footage, the end results are often shaky or imperfect. However, a new app from Instagram allows anyone with an Apple device compatible with iOS 7 to shoot beautiful time-lapse film without the need for tripods, Steadicams or other pricey equipment.
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  • Apple's Huge Glass Cube In NYC Has Now Been Granted A Patent (APPL)

    James Cook
    28 Aug 2014 | 6:47 am
    Apple has been granted a U.S. patent for the iconic cube design of its flagship New York store, 9to5Mac reports. The patent is for the design of the 32-foot tall above-ground glass cube element of Apple's Fifth Avenue store in Manhattan. The self-supporting glass cube is completely free of structural steel. A 2011 redesign of the cube reduced the number of glass panels from 90 to just 13. The patent application, which is listed as having been filed in 2012, was granted to Apple on Aug. 26, and will last for 14 years. Late Apple founder Steve Jobs, who spearheaded the original design and…
  • You Can Now Play One Of The Greatest Games Of All Time, 'Bioshock,' On Your iPhone And iPad

    Steven Tweedie
    28 Aug 2014 | 6:02 am
    "Bioshock," one of the most highly regarded games of the last decade, has finally arrived on iPhone and iPad. The original "Bioshock," first released in 2007, was praised for its engaging narrative and its beautifully eerie underwater setting of Rapture, a utopia turned horrifying nightmare. The first-person shooter thrusts you into the 1960's world of cold-hearted objectivist Andrew Ryan, the man responsible for Rapture's creation. When your hero first enters the city, you learn that the citizens of Rapture have since devolved, like the environment itself, which is now teeming with…
  • Microsoft Dumps 1,500 Apps From Its Windows Store (MSFT)

    Dave Smith
    28 Aug 2014 | 5:54 am
    Microsoft announced on its Windows blog Wednesday that it’s removed more than 1,500 apps from its Windows Store in a bid to clean up the store and restore trust with Windows 8 and Windows Phone users. “Earlier this year we heard loud and clear that people were finding it more difficult to find the maps they were searching for; often having to sort through lists of apps with confusing or misleading titles,” Todd Brix, Microsoft’s general manager of Windows Apps and Store, wrote in a company blog post. “We took the feedback seriously and modified the Windows Store app certification…
  • JPMorgan Confirms It's Looking Into Possible Hack

    James Cook
    28 Aug 2014 | 5:11 am
    JPMorgan Chase has confirmed it's investigating a possible cyberattack earlier this month, Reuters reports. "The bank is taking additional steps to safeguard sensitive or confidential information, though it not seeing unusual fraud activity at this time," company spokeswoman Trish Wexler told the website. On Wednesday, Bloomberg reported that the FBI was investigating an alleged cyberattack that affected five U.S. banks at the beginning of August, including JP Morgan Chase & Co., identified in the article as the target of the attack. Two people familiar with the attack spoke to Bloomberg,…
  • THE DRONE MARKET OPPORTUNITY: Commercial Drones Are On The Horizon And Poised To Drive Big Business

    Marcelo Ballve
    28 Aug 2014 | 4:07 am
    Unlikely as it may seem, commercial drones will soon begin taking on much larger roles for businesses and some individual consumers. The aerial devices will have an impact across a wide variety of industries — from revolutionizing private security, to upending the way online retail orders are delivered, to changing the way farmers manage their crops. BI Intelligence predicts that 12% of an estimated $98 billion in cumulative global spending on aerial drones over the next decade will be for commercial purposes. In a recent report from BI Intelligence, we size the commercial and military…
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  • MediaStorm Storytelling at Photoville 2014

    Cortney Cleveland
    26 Aug 2014 | 8:03 am
    Join our executive producer, Brian Storm, at Photoville 2014. On Saturday, September 20th, 2014 from 5:30p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Brian will lead a presentation on digital storytelling and the cinematic narrative. Discussing work by MediaStorm, he will emphasize how storytelling continues to evolve as a result of technological innovations and an expanding media space. The digital age gives filmmakers, documentary photographers and photojournalists extraordinary and unprecedented new ways to tell stories. This seminar does not require advanced signup, but seating is first come first serve so we…
  • Join Brian Storm at the digiSTORY14 Conference

    Cortney Cleveland
    25 Aug 2014 | 8:35 am
    MediaStorm Executive Producer Brian Storm will join innovators, strategists and trend spotters at the digiSTORY14 Conference to share insights, secrets and stories about “The Power of Digital Storytelling.” Experience a full day of captivating speakers in Kansas City’s historic Union Station on Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014. Event Details Never in history has the ability to communicate been so pervasive.  Mobile devices, apps and internet connectivity can bring any person or idea to your fingertips with a simple click. Yet, sharing your ideas and messages through the vast…
  • AI-AP Motion Art Awards Opens Call for Entries

    Cortney Cleveland
    22 Aug 2014 | 8:03 am
    American Illustration-American Photography (AI-AP), the leading juried annuals in North America, presents the fourth International Motion Art Awards (IMAA) celebrating photographers, illustrators and designers who make their work move in all media. Entries of the year’s best photography, illustration, animation and design in motion can be submitted for award consideration through August 29, 2014. Submission Details Eligibility Dates: All work created or broadcast within the 15-month period from January 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014. Entry Fees: $25 – all self-initiated, unpublished,…
  • A Complete List of MediaStorm Guides to Premiere Pro

    Eric Maierson
    21 Aug 2014 | 7:32 am
    Below is an up-to-date list (August 2014) of all our Adobe Premiere Pro Guides. Of course, there are other non-editing guides available that can be found by searching the blog. But if you’re using Premiere Pro this list will hopefully serve you well. Happy editing. Audio MediaStorm Guide to Adding EQ Presence MediaStorm Guide to Audio Configuration in Premiere Pro CC MediaStorm Guide to Fixing Missing Waveforms Backup MediaStorm Guide to Auto Saving Premiere Backups to the Cloud MediaStorm Guide to Enhancing Adobe Premiere Pro’s Auto-Save Functionality Editing MediaStorm Guide to…
  • Brooklyn Filmmakers Collective Seeking New Members

    Cortney Cleveland
    20 Aug 2014 | 8:06 am
    The Brooklyn Filmmakers Collective (BFC), a tight-knit community of professional filmmakers in Brooklyn, is currently seeking new members. Centering around weekly peer workshops with a small group of filmmakers, BFC members present their work- which can range from documentaries, narratives, experimental films and hybrids- discuss issues and ideas related to their project, and receive feedback and discussion around production, funding, and distribution strategies with other group members. Periodically, the BFC also invites guest filmmakers and industry representatives to share their…
 
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  • Release 20140813

    Dan Gravell
    18 Aug 2014 | 4:00 pm
    This new build contains a lot of fine tuning: performance improvements, bug fixes, and adoption of the new 500 fix licence. A major change is the adoption of the 500 fix licence. From now on, the 1000 fix licence will be replaced with the 500 fix licence on the Buy fixes page. Existing 1000 fix licences continue to work as before and are still "worth" 1000 fixes. Performance has been improved by minimising the number of times bliss reads data from music files. Before, bliss would cache data it had read, but there were still improvements to make in the number of times bliss would read from…
  • Licence changes: 1000 fixes to change to 500 fixes.

    Dan Gravell
    11 Aug 2014 | 4:00 pm
    I'm going to make the first change to bliss licensing since we launched. From the next release, which I expect to make available on 19th August, the 1000 fix licence will change to 500 fixes. The cost of the licence, £10, will stay the same. I took this decision because, over time, costs of running the business and project have risen (such is inflation) and we need to keep revenues rising to meet that. I had been considering a number of options, such as simply increasing all licence costs. However, rather than increase costs for all customers, I wanted to see if there was some "wasteage"…
  • Replacing underscores with spaces in music file paths

    Dan Gravell
    4 Aug 2014 | 4:00 pm
    bliss's default file organisation patterns replace whitespace with underscores. The reason for this is simple: it's how I like it. replacing spaces with underscores helps with scripting and command line control of your music files, and as I am a Linux user and command line enthusiast this works for me. However, not everyone is this... weird... and to many the aesthetic appearance of their filenames matter more. I can't claim that using underscores is any more beautiful than spaces; I recognise the opposite is the case and to many underscores may appear downright ugly. While preserving spaces…
  • The 3 Cs: Completeness

    Dan Gravell
    28 Jul 2014 | 4:00 pm
    Time for the third of our series of three posts on the subject of the 3 Cs. This week we concentrate on metadata completeness; what completeness is, where and why you want it, how you should audit your music to ensure metadata completeness, and a walkthrough of using bliss to complete, as an example, year information. This is the final post in a series of blog posts about the 3 Cs: consistency, correctness and completeness. Consistency Correctness Completeness What does completeness mean in this context? It's about the completeness of your metadata. That means all the ancillary information…
  • The 3 Cs: Correctness

    Dan Gravell
    14 Jul 2014 | 4:00 pm
    Onto the second topic in our blog series on the 3 Cs: correctness. This is the second in a series of blog posts about the 3 Cs: consistency, correctness and completeness. Consistency Correctness Completeness If there's one thing worse than inconsistent or incomplete metadata, it's incorrect metadata. Why? Well, other than your own annoyance at seeing incorrect information in your lovingly curated music library it makes your music harder to navigate and could potentially cause deeper problems. If you have incorrect metadata for the year, say, of an album's release, that means the album won't…
 
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    Smells Like Infinite Sadness

  • Martin Scorcese To Direct Ramones Movie For 2016 Release

    SLIS
    28 Aug 2014 | 12:06 am
    Smells Like Infinite Sadness Smells Like Infinite Sadness - A 40-something's musings on the current state of music, film and pop culture. Get off my lawn.Martin Scorcese To Direct Ramones Movie For 2016 Release: Biopic to coincide with band’s 40th anniversary.  The recent passing of Tommy Ramone signaled a true end of an era. The original Ramones lineup of Joey, Johnny, Dee Dee and Tommy, exists only in exalted memory through their classic punk assault. The band members themselves were […]The post Martin Scorcese To Direct Ramones Movie For 2016 Release appeared first on…
  • Aphex Twin Reveals SYRO Official Details and Release Date

    SLIS
    23 Aug 2014 | 1:39 pm
    Smells Like Infinite Sadness Smells Like Infinite Sadness - A 40-something's musings on the current state of music, film and pop culture. Get off my lawn.Aphex Twin Reveals SYRO Official Details and Release Date: Richard D. James gives the scoop on new album ‘SYRO’ in his bizarre, abstract style. Just a few days after Aphex Twin dropped the bombshell that he’s finished ‘SYRO’,  his first new album since 2001′s ‘Drukqs’, we now have full details on the album release and […]The post Aphex Twin Reveals SYRO Official Details and Release…
  • Albums Revisited: Portishead ‘Dummy’ Turns 20

    SLIS
    20 Aug 2014 | 2:00 pm
    Smells Like Infinite Sadness Smells Like Infinite Sadness - A 40-something's musings on the current state of music, film and pop culture. Get off my lawn.Albums Revisited: Portishead ‘Dummy’ Turns 20: The trio’s epic languor sounds as vital as ever on its 20th anniversary.  August 22nd marks the 20th anniversary of Portishead’s trip hop masterpiece ‘Dummy.’  And the band is celebrating that milestone by releasing a commemorative vinyl reissue. But what makes their 1994 dour opus remain so compelling after all […]The post Albums Revisited:…
  • Faith No More Tweet Suggests Big Plans For 2015

    SLIS
    19 Aug 2014 | 11:25 pm
    Smells Like Infinite Sadness Smells Like Infinite Sadness - A 40-something's musings on the current state of music, film and pop culture. Get off my lawn.Faith No More Tweet Suggests Big Plans For 2015: Buzz gets bigger for FNM’s future plans. It’s been an exciting few months for Faith No More fans; the band headlined this year’s Hyde Park Festival, debuting two songs. And it was announced this week that FNM would be headlining Australia’s Soundwave festival in 2015, alongside Soundgarden, and […]The post Faith No More Tweet Suggests Big Plans For 2015…
  • Aphex Twin Announces New Album ‘SYRO’

    SLIS
    18 Aug 2014 | 1:06 pm
    Smells Like Infinite Sadness Smells Like Infinite Sadness - A 40-something's musings on the current state of music, film and pop culture. Get off my lawn.Aphex Twin Announces New Album ‘SYRO’: Eccentric electronic music pioneer announces first new album in 13 years. The hint of new Aphex Twin material was hanging in the air, literally over the weekend. A blimp bearing the eccentric electronic music pioneer’s logo was seen flying over London. The blimp also bore the dates 2014. His logo […]The post Aphex Twin Announces New Album ‘SYRO’ appeared first…
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  • The App Majority

    Fred Jacobs
    28 Aug 2014 | 3:10 am
    That comScore study that made the rounds last week has brought out the best (and worst) in radio as everyone tries to understand the numbers and interpret what they mean – to mobile and, of course, to broadcast radio.  Like a report from the Fed about the U.S. economy, there are a lot of different “truths” in these numbers. To help provide some perspective, we asked the COO of jācapps, Bob Kernen, to give the study a look and tell us what it means. – FJ The industry trades this week are abuzz about whether or not we’re in an “app glut.”  The catalyst for this is a…
  • “Eat The Sushi”

    Fred Jacobs
    27 Aug 2014 | 3:10 am
    One of my favorite Sunday New York Times simple pleasures is when they highlight business leaaders from whom we can all learn from their collective experience.  Recently, the CEO of Guidepost Solutions, Julie Myers Wood, was interviewed.  When it came time to give advice to college students, she had this to say: One thing I always say is “eat the sushi.” When I had just graduated from college, I went with my mom to Japan. We had a wonderful time, but I refused to eat the sushi. Later, when I moved to New York, I tried some sushi and loved it. The point is to be willing to try things…
  • (Not A) Whole Lotta Coverage Goin’ On

    Fred Jacobs
    26 Aug 2014 | 3:10 am
    Bad things keep happening at inconvenient times for radio. Whether it’s untimely deaths (Whitney Houston and Clarence Clemons both died on Saturday nights), or last weekend’s earthquake in Napa, radio’s inability to provide coverage when these emergencies occur – in either pop culture or real life – stands out.  Twitter continues to be first, usually as accurate, and certainly more dependable than what radio (and TV) can provide. While radio applauded itself in some of the trades yesterday about its earthquake coverage over the weekend, the fact is that many news/newstalk radio…
  • Small Ball

    Fred Jacobs
    25 Aug 2014 | 3:10 am
    This morning, a reminder that radio no longer operates in a vacuum.  And important to note that this post is NSFW. It starts with a “news” item from The Onion (actually, it first appeared back in 2011) that came through my email box last week: Radio DJ Invites Whole Town To Some Bullshit News in Brief • Local • Unsponsored • ISSUE 47•48 • Nov 30, 2011 • 2.9K36724TULSA, OK—According to an on-air announcement, KWPA disc jockey Johnny the Radio Bomb is inviting the entire populace of Greater Tulsa to some bullshit or other happening this Sunday.  The bullshit, which is…
  • Radio’s Most SKINnovative – Jim McBride

    Fred Jacobs
    22 Aug 2014 | 3:10 am
    The growth of the Internet has affected radio in infinite ways, including the creation of many unique partnerships.  None is as interesting as the ongoing relationship between radio and MrSkin.com founder Jim McBride. It was Confucius who said, “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.”  Jim typifies that sentiment, building a multi-media empire powered by broadcast radio, while pursuing a path he is truly passionate about. You might remember MrSkin.com from the pivotal role the brand played in the 2007 Judd Apatow movie Knocked Up.  Seth…
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    The Future Of Luxury

  • British heritage brand London Morgan – representing Britain’s last independent family-owned car manufacturer – celebrates quintessential and innovative luxury

    Caroline
    22 Aug 2014 | 4:10 am
    Symbolising the beginning of an exciting new chapter for Britain’s automotive legacy, London Morgan, the official London dealership of The Morgan Motor Company that launched over 100 years ago, is celebrating its first anniversary since opening its doors in South Kensington. Located in Astwood Mews in the heart of South Kensington, a cobbled oasis recently awarded honorary Garden Square status on account of its resident’s horticultural presentations, London Morgan launched in May 2013, neighbouring its sister company Monaco VW (incidentally, Britain’s oldest Volkswagen dealership…
  • Leading luxury brands merging the digital and physical sphere through innovative retail store designs

    Caroline
    18 Aug 2014 | 6:44 am
    Today we are highlighting some of the latest advancements in retail store design with a particular focus on the role of digital. Retail design has gone through major transformations since the first store openings of Bon Marché and Printemps in Paris, Selfridges in London and Macy’s in New York. Ever since, retail stores had to redefine themselves to keep up with the ever changing landscape of customer tastes and technological advancements influencing the shopping experience. Main innovations in retail design focused on standardisations in the techniques and design qualities such as…
  • 3 Ways Digital Innovation Is Driving Engagement In The Luxury Car Market

    TFOL
    24 Mar 2014 | 8:34 am
    The luxury car sector has long been a leader in adopting the latest technology for design, manufacture and in-car systems however, luxury car brands are now increasingly turning to digital tech to entice customers before they’ve even taken a test drive in a bid to create powerfully engaging experiences. TFOL looks at 3 ways luxury car manufacturers have harnessed digital platforms as part of a strategy to tackle poor performance in the luxury car market. 1. Porsche – Augmented Reality App Designed to support the launch of the Panamera in the Middle East, Porsche’s augmented…
  • 3 Trends Creating A New Breed Of Luxury Traveller In 2014

    serenellarandolph
    12 Dec 2013 | 10:32 am
    With totally different expectations from previous generations, what does the contemporary luxury traveller look for when selecting a holiday destination, and crucially what can luxury hotels do to accommodate these changing needs? A recent report ‘A new Breed of Traveller’ by global hotel consultancy HVS highlights the danger the hospitality industry faces if it fails to understand and adapt to the changing demands of the contemporary luxury traveller. We take a closer look at the 3 major factors driving these changes: 1.Rising Affluence. Changing Attitudes. A major factor influencing…
  • Middle East Claims Crown As Fastest Growing Luxury Hotspot

    TFOL
    20 Nov 2013 | 11:06 am
    According to a new report from Ledbury Research, Qatar can claim to being the fastest growing luxury market globally, making it one to watch for all brands in 2014. The Global Luxury Hotspots report reveals the top three fastest growing luxury markets to be: Qatar UAE Saudi Arabia   Qatar Having just hosted the latest World Luxury Expo, Qatar has been impossible to ignore in the global luxury scene. With Italian label Valentino, British icon Harrods and French department store Printemps under Qatari ownership as well as a home-grown luxury brand, Qela, luxury awareness is high in the…
 
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  • The Power of Social Media for Charitable Deeds

    Dolly Williams
    27 Aug 2014 | 4:10 am
    There are lots of arguments for and against social media, but recently there has been some great examples of just how powerful it can be to develop awareness of a business or campaign and to inspire charitable deeds on a global scale. The ice bucket challenge craze is filling news feeds right now with famous and non-famous people from all over the world participating in the viral sensation. Nominated participants have buckets of ice poured over their head and are encouraged to donate to the ALS charity in the US, or the UK equivalent – the Motor Neurone Disease Association. The…
  • Google AdWords – Keyword Match Type Changes

    Emma Garner
    18 Aug 2014 | 9:07 am
    Here at Webtise, we like to keep right up to date with all the latest things in the Adwords sphere! Last Thursday Google announced a change to the way it’s ‘exact match’ keywords work, now some websites are hyping this up as “the end of exact match!” and in a way it is, but it’s nothing to lose too much sleep over as we will now explain. Currently when using exact match, you are able to select or de-select an option called ‘Close Variants’, if selected then this option will ensure your ad’s will trigger for slight mis-spellings, and plurals of your keywords and if not then…
  • Webtise announced as a finalist in the Wirral Business Awards 2014

    Emma Garner
    1 Jul 2014 | 2:50 am
      Webtise has been named as a finalist in this year’s 2014 Wirral Business Awards for Small Business of the Year (1-25 employees) Award.   The prestigious Wirral business awards are sponsored by The Contact Company, Wirral Radio and Park Group PLC.   We’ve experienced a record year, winning with a number of high profile client wins some of which include: LittleBlackDress.co.uk, DaisyStreet.co.uk and Sofaworks.   Graham Withe, Managing Director commented: “This is a fantastic achievement which demonstrates just how well we have performed over the past 12 months.
  • We’ve launched our analytics app Metrics Mate

    Emma Garner
    10 Jun 2014 | 6:31 am
      Our new innovative analytics app is now available – offering online retailers insight into the overall business performance  – using simple metrics.   The app, which is available across all iOS devices (android planned), allows ecommerce business to improve their performance by using simple metrics using Google Analytics data.   The app is targeted at small business owners, ecommerce managers and agencies. It’s the quickest, easiest analytics app on the market and has been designed to clearly present key metrics quickly whilst on the go.   Users can access…
  • Another Fashion Contract Win for us with DaisyStreet.co.uk

    Emma Garner
    28 May 2014 | 2:54 am
    We’re delighted to announce that we’ve been appointed to help the popular online ladies fashion retailer DaisyStreet.co.uk to improve their overall ecommerce presence. Headquartered in Manchester, Daisystreet.co.uk is an up and coming brand in the ladies fashion sector, a one stop shop for the latest catwalk trends and wardrobe essentials that can’t be found on the high-street. We were chosen for our expertise in working to grow online brands and for the extensive ecommerce improvement service that we offer. Daisy Street will have their current Magento website redesigned to give…
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  • Cleeng’s online payment gateway – foolproof and effective

    Monika Zameta
    28 Aug 2014 | 5:55 am
    The increase in the cross-border e-commerce activities has set a higher level of international standards for online payment gateways and, as a result, for consumer convenience. On the other hand, the usage fluctuation of credit cards and PayPal are causing the broadcasters to be challenged by the complexities of arranging for international payments. This situation is essentially slowing down their global expansion. Compare the example of the US, where credit cards and Paypal are the most popular payment methods, to that of Germany, where the local payment method – ELV – accounts…
  • 4 noteworthy LIVE sports pay-per-view broadcasts this summer!

    Monika Zameta
    14 Aug 2014 | 6:15 am
    The sports fans cannot get enough of the Live sports pay-per-view broadcasts. It’s been a very active summer for our Cleeng Publishers and we’ve seen lately many interesting summer competitions, that made the most of the Cleeng Live! solution. We’ve been supporting large, widely sought after broadcasts, such as the FIFA World Cup in July, but also the niche sports Live streams, such as boat racing, horseback riding, roller skating or flat track roller derby. We cherish those events, as they allow our Publishers to reach their global community in the easiest, most effective…
  • Cleeng credits – the fastest online payment method!

    Monika Zameta
    12 Aug 2014 | 6:58 am
    We’ve just made a high-impact improvement to our platform. We decided to enhance the Cleeng credits as another convenient and fast online payment method and unified the look and feel of the payment screen. You, and your customers can now massively benefit from using Cleeng credits – see below. From now on all your customers, who have their Cleeng credits balance topped up, will see them displayed in the checkout window (next to other available payment methods). Obviously, if a customer decides to use another way of paying instead, they can easily do so, simply by clicking on the…
  • Cleeng Nuts & Bolts: social sharing for Live events

    Monika Zameta
    5 Aug 2014 | 6:15 am
    Did you know that your LIVE online events can go viral really fast thanks to our social sharing feature? Check out this little video that explains how you can leverage the social media for your pay-per-view events: Questions? Let us know in the comments!
  • How we analyze your Live and On-Demand video marketing performance

    Monika Zameta
    23 Jul 2014 | 12:12 am
    Whether it is to get a daily snapshot of your business performance or to conduct an in-depth analysis of your sales, Cleeng’s up-to-date, comprehensive PRO Reports allow you to quickly access your sales heartbeat.  The gain is obvious – more effective and efficient conduct of your business, better conversion and time management – as the entire reporting process is fully automated. All you need to do is to simply take a peek into the data we give you. A suite of Cleeng PRO reports contains: Business overview Transaction overview Cancellation report Subscribers overview…
 
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  • 3 Quick Facebook Ad Tips You Can Implement Now

    Chloe Jung
    28 Aug 2014 | 5:31 am
    Facebook ads aren’t an exact science, and running successful campaigns is a continuous learning process. Today I’m sharing 3 Facebook ad tips that I’ve learned firsthand. The best part? They’re super quick and easy to implement! Keep ad images crisp. Did you know that Facebook doesn’t maintain the integrity of many ad images that are uploaded? Typically, ad images are compressed, so there can be a noticeable difference between the image you upload and the image your audience sees depending on the file type and size. Quick tip: Have your designer save your ad image…
  • 9 Things to do in Kitchener-Waterloo Before Summer is Over

    Sarah Rosenquist
    19 Aug 2014 | 1:22 pm
    It’s no surprise that we love it here in Kitchener-Waterloo. We’ve been living it up this summer in our great city, and the fun is not over yet because here are the 9 things you must do before the summer’s up. 1. Canoeing the Grand River For only $50, you and a friend can connect with nature and get exercise at the same time! All you have to do is drive to Canoeing The Grand‘s location, and they’ll shuttle you and the canoe to your drop-off point. Depending on your skill level and where on the river you start, trips can be anywhere from 90 minutes to 11 hours…
  • Stryve Group is hiring a Social Media Marketing Associate (Part-Time)

    Stryve Group
    13 Aug 2014 | 10:25 am
    Are you a student or recent grad looking to get your feet wet in the world of marketing? Are you interested in learning digital marketing by actually doing it? This is the job for you. We will be hiring a part-time candidate to join our team and jump in to help us do great work for our clients. What you’ll get here is a variety of experiences to add to your resume. Some of the successful candidate’s first tasks will be: Blog writing Managing the nationally recognized LinkedIn Group Social Media Marketing Canada Copywriting for eBooks, websites and other online content…
  • HitchBOT: The robot that is more popular than you on social media

    Brent Morrison
    13 Aug 2014 | 7:32 am
    As if driving on our roads wasn’t dangerous enough these days; apparently there’s a robot out there roaming our highways! Not to worry though, this one isn’t a robot sent from the future with heavy artillery, intent on destroying mankind. No, instead this robot is armed with a large personality, a bucket for a torso, blue pool noodles for arms and legs, and a LED display for its cute smile. Its mission is to cross Canada from Halifax, Nova Scotia to Victoria, British Columbia with the help and kindness of human strangers willing to let it hitch a ride. So where did…
  • Pixar Perfect: 3 Lessons From the Next Great Business Book

    Ryan Burgio
    8 Aug 2014 | 10:27 am
    “Getting the right people and the right chemistry is more important than getting the right idea.” – Ed Catmull, Creativity Inc. A few weeks ago I had a chance to take some time to refresh, relax and disconnect at a cottage in Wiarton, Ontario. No internet, no TV and spotty cell phone service meant that I could get some required reading done. A book I’d been hearing a lot of buzz about was Creativity Inc. by Ed Catmull and Amy Wallace. Ed is the co-founder of Pixar Animation and now is the President of both Pixar Animation and Disney Animation. Pixar is an example of a company…
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    Digitaldelusion.

  • Linkedin Love-in Webinar on Slideshare

    Doyle Buehler
    27 Aug 2014 | 2:46 am
    What would you do without Linkedin? Yes, life would go on, but probably not as well. Even if you don’t love Linkedin that much, you’ll have to admit that it is a brilliant tool to use for you and your business. Here is the  slide deck from my recent webinar on Linkedin. Please take a look and let me know what you think. Please leave your comments below! Linkedin is remarkable – if you know how to use it for your business. The problem is that most business are not quite sure how to leverage it to grow their network, leads and sales. It is a wonderful tool, if it is used…
  • Adventures in WTF Advertising & Marketing

    Doyle Buehler
    15 Aug 2014 | 3:13 am
    Enjoy Digital Responsibly We all know that advertising isn’t always easy. There are so many variables to consider – audience, location, medium, message, images, placement… the list goes on. Whether it is online advertising or offline bricks and mortar promotions, some things never change – some people have absolutely NO idea what they are doing! Yes, some are cheeky, cute and funny, while frankly, some just really blow my mind for being incredibly pompous, stupid and a waste of the seconds to actually see it. Yes, they have no clue. The good part is that the…
  • How To Select A Printer For Your Book – Amazon Createspace v Ingram Spark v Traditional Printer

    Doyle Buehler
    11 Aug 2014 | 8:03 am
    Over the last… 2 years or so, if you haven’t known me, I’ve been writing a book. Yes, a real, actual book. No, not an “ebook”; I’ve written some of those and they don’t always seem real enough. For me, there is nothing nicer than actually picking up and holding a book in your hands. Call me old-fashioned, but something about a book, that makes it really worthwhile to put on you shelf. But yes, I digress. This blog post is simply about some of my experiences in getting the book actually printed. I’ll leave t he writing and other stories for…
  • Redefine and Rediscover ROI; It’s About Your Influence of Online Business, Not Just About Finances

    Doyle Buehler
    31 May 2014 | 6:17 am
    Everything that you know about ROI is ‘wrong’. Let’s even start with the acronym – ‘wrong’. ROI to some is a simple measure of Return on Investment. To those that are making a difference with their business online, it is called Remarkable Online Influence. And, it’s the NEW ROI of your digital ecosystem, and what you can easily build for you and your business. Influence is categorised by many as being able to convey your ideas, and have them readily accepted by others. Easy in principle, harder in practice. In researching for my book, The Digital…
  • The Golden Egg Syndrome of Social Media Networks And Your Business Online

    Doyle Buehler
    24 May 2014 | 11:35 pm
    How do you build a strong digital process that is robust? What would happen if you woke up one morning… and your favourite social media network that you have built your business around is gone. Poof. Disappeared. No Facebook. No Twitter. No Linkedin. Perhaps this didn’t happen all at once, but ask yourself how this would affect your business online. Whether it is a simple thought-exercise, are you relying far too much on one single platform of social media, or simply relying too much on social networks themselves? Call it putting your eggs in one basket, or the golden egg…
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    wayvs

  • A Deeper Analysis of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    Akhilesh Tirmandas
    27 Aug 2014 | 9:50 am
    Social media is a prominent force in this day and age that is both necessary and essential for the success of a brand’s image. The ALS Association wouldn’t have been able to generate a much needed $79.7 million for the treatment of ALS patients without the help of social media. Although the challenge was first aired on [&hellip The post A Deeper Analysis of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge appeared first on wayvs.
  • Let’s talk about LinkedIn Direct Sponsored Content

    Willie Kelly
    26 Aug 2014 | 7:35 am
    Social is only as free as the current CPC/CPM bid. Every time a social site introduces any form of sponsored content, people seem to forget that and respond by freaking out. But the fact of the matter is social media needs these ads to survive. People have proven time and time again that no matter [&hellip The post Let’s talk about LinkedIn Direct Sponsored Content appeared first on wayvs.
  • Everything you need to know about the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards

    Sheridan Davis
    25 Aug 2014 | 1:06 pm
    … and how social they were.   The 2014 MTV Video Music Awards were noticeably tamer than previous years (no twerking, gasp!), but still produced an array of crazy celebrities and powerful performances. The night of music celebrations took place at The Forum, a historic Los Angeles building in Inglewood and was marked by a [&hellip The post Everything you need to know about the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards appeared first on wayvs.
  • The Race to Capture #CelebrityMoments at the Emmys

    Rhea Thomas
    25 Aug 2014 | 10:57 am
    Tonight is the 66th Annual Emmy Awards on TV, but that won’t be the only place to enjoy the red carpet. TV networks are using both Facebook and Twitter to get in on the celebrity action by setting up platform specific gimmicks to bring in the likes and retweets.   The Facebook Mentions Box Billy [&hellip The post The Race to Capture #CelebrityMoments at the Emmys appeared first on wayvs.
  • Unlock the Pumpkin Spice Latte: A Social Media Campaign from Starbucks

    Molly Livingstone
    21 Aug 2014 | 6:50 am
    The Pumpkin Spice Latte is coming out earlier than expected this year. Do I have your attention? How do I know this valuable piece of information? Simple. The Latte tweeted.   My #spotthespice game kicks off Aug. 21st. Play along & get #PSL on the menu early this year! http://t.co/UJO8NS4bGf pic.twitter.com/EwnbyUwKLW — Pumpkin Spice Latte [&hellip The post Unlock the Pumpkin Spice Latte: A Social Media Campaign from Starbucks appeared first on wayvs.
 
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    Beats Music Now

  • Google Android and Apple Dominate Smartphone Platforms; Microsoft & Blackberry Lag Far Behind

    dangellert
    27 Aug 2014 | 10:26 pm
    When an internet company, an app, or any new tech business becomes dominant, it is hard to imagine their decline. Seeing the new comScore report about smartphone platforms gives a sobering reality-check for any tech company. The chart shows Smartphone platforms are dominated by Android and Apple. Astonishingly, Microsoft and Blackberry are not even close — at least 40 percentage points lower. That is not competitive, that’s a joke. The story here is that continuous and smart innovation within the context of popular culture is mandatory for any tech company to keep marketshare. It…
  • Tickets For iTunes Festival From Beats Music

    dangellert
    26 Aug 2014 | 5:35 pm
    Beats Music is offering tickets to see selected artists and a trip to London for the iTunes Festival in September. This is the latest promotion by Apple to bring attention to their Beats Music service. Airfare, hotel, and tickets for two are said to be a $2000 value. Win tickets for the following concerts (so far).: Calvin Harris Pharrell Williams + Jungle Kiesza Maroon 5 + Matthew Koma Ed Sheeran + Foy Vance The promotion appears on their artist page as Win #BeatsSeats. Winners will be announced on August 28. Click here to win the #GoWithMe iTunes Festival #BeatsSeats.
  • Friday Quirky Playlist

    dangellert
    22 Aug 2014 | 1:11 am
    ‘Orbital Glitch’ is todays quirky playlist from Beats Music. It comes from the Beats Experimental genre. These are abstract compositions that incorporate crackles, pulses, pings and jagged swells atop an atmospheric soundscape; songs definitely not constructed with a verse and chorus roadmap… Listen to the Friday quirky playlist ‘Orbital Glitch‘ In case you seek more, Beats Music offers up ‘Orbital Glitch, vol. 2‘ also.   Every Friday I’ll seek out a quirky playlist – something that intrigues or dumbfounds; a playlist that is multiple degrees off-center.
  • Comparing Music Streaming Services

    dangellert
    21 Aug 2014 | 11:45 am
    Findthebest.com has compiled an exhaustively detailed run-down of 100 music streaming services throughout the world. They not only list number of users, pricing and available territory — but also include how many people are aware of the brand, percentage who have actually listened, streaming quality, compatible devices… an excellent resource. Click here to view. Pandora is the over-all leader with 70% of people aware of the brand and 31% which have listened to the service. For on-demand services, Rhapsody leads in awareness but Spotify comes out ahead with people that have…
  • Shazam and Beats Music Partner-up

    dangellert
    19 Aug 2014 | 4:07 pm
    Beats Music has joined forces with Shazam to continue expanding the Beats Music listening experience. Now you can listen with Beats Music to the track the Shazam app found for you. Shazam is a mobile app that recognizes music and TV around you — the app listens to what you are hearing and finds it for you. You’ll see the name of the track and artist info like lyrics, video, artist bio, concert tickets. Shazam lets you buy the track or just listen. And now you can listen with Beats Music too.
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    AGeekyLink

  • FRIENDS CAST REUNION !

    28 Aug 2014 | 4:42 am
    (VIDEO)FRIENDS REUNION ON KIMMEL !The gang is back !Follow the link to Thewrap : FRIENDS REUNION ON KIMMELPicture from the videoAre you sad about the Rachel wig ? Give us a Comment in the comment section below and let us know !Source : http://www.thewrap.com/
  • FLYING ALS ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE !

    28 Aug 2014 | 4:41 am
    (VIDEO)ALS ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE IN A PLANE !IN A PLANE !Follow the link to Sploid : ALS ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE IN A PLANEPicture from the videoDid you take the challenge ? Give us a Comment in the comment section below and let us know !Source : http://sploid.gizmodo.com/
  • DOCTOR WHO IN MINECRAFT !

    28 Aug 2014 | 4:40 am
    DOCTOR WHO IS COMING TO MINECRAFT !With Blocktor Who !Follow the link to Kotaku : DOCTOR WHO IS COMING TO MINECRAFTPicture from the articleAre you a Minecraft Doctor Who fan ? Give us a Comment in the comment section below and let us know !Source : http://kotaku.com/
  • A LEGO BAND !

    28 Aug 2014 | 4:39 am
    (VIDEO)FULLY FUNCTIONAL LEGO BAND !It plays Depeche Mode !Follow the link to Kotaku : FULLY FUNCTIONAL LEGO BANDPicture from the videoAre you a fan of this band ? Give us a Comment in the comment section below and let us know !Source : http://kotaku.com/
  • GREY GHOST FAN FILM !

    28 Aug 2014 | 4:38 am
    (VIDEO)BATMAN'S GREY GHOST GETS HIS OWN FAN FILM !And it's awesome !Follow the link to IO9 : BATMAN'S GREY GHOST GETS HIS OWN FAN FILMPicture from the videoAre you a Grey Ghost fan ? Give us a Comment in the comment section below and let us know !Source : http://io9.com/
 
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    Social Bullets | Blog

  • 6 ways to optimize your Mobile website Performance

    arsalan
    6 Aug 2014 | 2:26 am
      The importance of web performance has been slightly overlooked since the origin of responsive design. You get only three seconds to gain users interest on your website. The increase in percentage of web performance is directly related to the clients return on investment, therefore, Developers and designers have been focusing on how to solve the puzzle of providing responsive web designs. Scroll through for six steps that can help you speed up your mobile website improving customer experience and response.   Weight One of the most important factors in mobile development is to…
  • Boost your online marketing campaign with a responsive layout

    arsalan
    28 Jul 2014 | 3:28 pm
      We all are quite familiar with the term responsive lay out or a responsive website. Now it’s time to discover a whole new dimension these layouts have tailored. Doing marketing online such as email campaigns, link building, updating content and social media marketing all are good tactics and certainly improve your search engine ranking as well as visitor. The problem is these tactics are going to fall short at one point i.e. if you don’t have a responsive layout and not targeting smart devices. I have few facts and stats to legitimize my opinion.   Figures for Mobile Usage To…
  • Top Professional WordPress themes

    arsalan
    16 Jul 2014 | 4:17 am
      It’s been quite some time the fever of Word Press themes has buzzed off website owners, bloggers and businesses. Everyone is seeking a responsive theme to target the new smart devices market, trends are changing but that is not only a requirement but a necessity to survive in the competitive market. Looking for themes is a bit hectic job to do as there is plethora of themes available over the web but you don’t find the right one among them. So we thought why not help out my readers with some themes that are really use full.   Coporate To make a personal portfolio or a business…
  • How to Optimize Website Load Time

    Steven Black
    8 Jul 2014 | 2:48 am
      It is certain that all of us visit those websites which loads quickly and are not cumbersome for us to find appropriate information. So what happens to those websites which loads slowly? Yeah like everyone just waits for only a few seconds if the page is not opened you close it. This increases the bounce rate technically or for nonprofessionals’ decreases your visitors that definitely descends your search engine page rank as a result. What should website owners converge to? Speed off course.  Your website should load as quickly as possible but that’s not as easy as you think you…
  • WordPress and its User Friendly Tools

    arsalan
    20 Dec 2013 | 11:11 am
      WordPress is a web based software program on PHP and MySQL though which people can maintain and build a customized website or blog. WordPress is an Open Source and it is used by millions of people all over the world. Beginning of WordPress was in 2003. Before 10 years ago WordPress was Co-founded by “Matt Maullenweg” and “Mikte Little”. In the world WordPress is now a largest self-hosted blogging tool and its growing and getting fame every day. WordPress is now much more than a blogging tool because it has become a “Content Management System” (CMS). It is totally a…
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    SenaTechno ~ Give you knowledge more

  • Sharp Smartphone Remove Super Thin Bezel Design

    Nurdin Budi M.
    28 Aug 2014 | 6:14 am
    The latest news today, sharp which is a well-known technology companies will also be issued a Smartphone, even reportedly, a Smartphone that they do not spend half the battle with a super-thin bezel design. With a super-thin design, a product they believed would be able to compete with other mobile phone vendors, might even beat them.Read more »
  • Reset Windows 8 / 8.1 Without DVD

    Nurdin Budi M.
    27 Aug 2014 | 8:24 pm
    To reset windows 8 most people think of having to use a DVD or flash disk to perform the process. This process is very inconvenient especially if the DVD or flash disk you do not have or are not with you at the time. However, a different way if you know how to reset windows without a DVD then it will be much easier.Read more »
  • Windows 9 Released In September 2014

    Nurdin Budi M.
    26 Aug 2014 | 4:37 am
    Microsoft is currently the newest Windows release Windows 9 This is due to a lot of negative feedback about the quality of Windows 8 were deemed unsatisfactory by many parties. With a variety of user input windows and also with the input of new technology in the near future Microsoft is reportedly will release their latest product is Windows 9, precisely in September 2014.Read more »
  • How To Quickly Turn off Windows 8.x With Keyboard

    Nurdin Budi M.
    25 Aug 2014 | 4:37 am
    Windows 8.x more rampant and popular for computer users; in general, you can turn off the windows by using the mouse. So what if your mouse is broken, what can you do?Read more »
  • How to Enable Fast Forward / Slow Motion on YouTube

    Nurdin Budi M.
    24 Aug 2014 | 8:59 am
    YouTube is a video site that is very well known throughout the internet users. With this site you can see and watch videos from around the world that have been posted by various internet users from around the world.Read more »
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