by Pierre Zarokian
The popularity of Twitter has exploded in the past year. More people than ever are using it as a way to share information and connect with others around the world. Recent news events have highlighted just how powerful Twitter has become as a way for diverse groups of people to discuss news and events that are important to them.
The recent surge in Twitter’s popularity highlights... [Read more]
I covered a listing of twenty dofollow social bookmarking sites in another post. This time around i am listed 90+ social bookmarking sites, both dofollow and nofollow. Some of the biggest sites online are nofollow but if you do get your submission to the front page of the site, it can mean a massive amount of traffic for a short period of time. The usefulness of both depends on your overall plan for... [Read more]
Do you own a website or a blog and as a result spend a lot of time submitting your site to all the social media sites? What if you could cut down the time it takes to submit your pages to half an hour from the current two hours it takes? In this post I will be looking at two free tools which can drastically speed up the time it takes.
First up on the list is Socialmarker found over at socialmarker.com.... [Read more]
The fastest way to let a good campaign go bad is to rely on a single source of traffic. Your creative will go stale faster, your brand will become diluted as your ads are shown repeatedly, and your messaging will lose its effectiveness. A buy side platform offers marketers the opportunity to avoid this pitfall. Buy-side systems offer a wide range of traffic from a variety of sites. This means new visits... [Read more]
Buy-side platforms and real-time bidding have completely revolutionized the world of mobile and desktop advertising. Real-time data helps marketers segment by more than interest, honing in on users based on specific qualities uncovered by competitive research. In addition, these platforms offer targeted traffic from multiple networks. The amount of inventory means that you need to approach your campaigns... [Read more]
Whether it is a watch or a digital peripheral, the much anticipated Apple Watch is going to be an amazing technological advancement. The Watch, Watch Sport and the Watch Edition are due to hit the market in April 2015. It will be a timekeeper, provide a new way to connect, help with your health and fitness, and perform many other functions while providing more services. Introduced to the world at... [Read more]
Many videos of beheadings by the Islamic State and al Qaeda have appeared online lately. The latest was a video published on November 16, 2014 showing the severed head of 26 year old American Air Force Ranger. Authorities are using voice and facial recognition techniques to identify the man behind this video and other previous videos including the highly publicized killing of the American journalist... [Read more]
Click fraud exists, and is fast becoming a widespread problem we should all be prepared to identify it if it happens. Click fraud is a community wide problem. It drives the costs of keywords higher than they should be, creates a false economy around poor performing keywords and costs all of us money. It also means that your market segments aren’t seeing the ads meant for them.
Mobile marketing relies... [Read more]
Crusoe , a miniature dachshund turned tiny Italian chef, shares his tips for making the perfect grilled bruschetta Dressed in dog-size chef whites and a little chef’s hat, Crusoe “talks” his viewers through slicing and grilling the bread, dicing the tomatoes and shredding the basil Our only critique: His plating skills need fine-tuning. Australia has un-killable spiders and it’s... [Read more]
In case you were ever thinking of moving to Australia , don’t With innumerable creatures that can kill you at a moment’s notice, no place is safe — not even the bathroom. As Aussie YouTuber Barry Morrissey ‘s video shows, spiders are lurking under every toilet seat. Even scarier, they’re seemingly unflushable . We’re not saying you should be worried, but an extra flamethrower... [Read more]
Even dolls struggle with self esteem — especially around beach season. Lammily , the “realistic” alternative fashion doll to Barbie, takes off in her first adventure from creator Nickolay Lamm. Lammily finds herself in the same awkward position as many young girls today, struggling with unattainable beauty standards in her environment and in the media. Can’t a doll just go to the... [Read more]
The dream of walking around looking like you’re having an intimate conversation with a plate of sushi is alive and well Japanese designer Masatatsu Kajikawa loves sushi so much that he decided to create handmade 3D iPhone cases that look like exactly like it, right down to the dimensions. See also: 19 Ways the Sushi Obsession Has Gone Too Far The hyperrealistic sushi is made from plastic resin... [Read more]
Microsoft just moved one step closer to bringing Windows and Xbox gaming together. The Xbox Live SDK, which allows developers to build Xbox One-compatible apps, is now beginning to roll out to game developers Microsoft’s head of Xbox, Phil Spencer, announced the news Wednesday during a session at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco See also: 40 video games we can’t wait to... [Read more]