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 mechanisms that marketers use have some controversial implications for users. The collection of data for the purposes of marketing has always been a practice under some scrutiny, but the Web presents new opportunities to track interactions that were not possible before. Discrimination isn’t just a matter of data collection, it’s also the improper targeting of display advertising. Both what... [Read more]
The small unmanned global drone market currently estimated around $300 million. The small aerial vehicle is revolutionizing the real estate market by giving the buyers an opportunity to see prospective homes and businesses from a different angle that has not seen before.
Chinese company DJI Innovations, France based Parrot, and Germany’s Microdrones are the three main players in the drone industry.... [Read more]
Facebook is like a curse word to some people, but there is great value in the social network if you know how to work with it. There are a variety of opportunities to reach out to others, and to see how your ads are actually performing. Facebook is a powerful platform, and ads aren’t the only way to utilize it. Start a business page for your real estate work and work on making it an inviting place.... [Read more]
Graphene, a super thin material that is touch-sensitive, pliable, transparent, and conduct electricity is revolutionizing electronics industry. The Korean behemoth, Samsung Electronics recently announced that it is introducing a curved screen TV getting one step closer to the graphene technology. The current touch screen material is known as ITO (indium tin oxide) and is subject to brittle and therefore,... [Read more]
Nest, a unit of Google recently bought Dropcam, a Wi-Fi based continues streaming video camera maker. GoPro, one of larger wearable camera maker went public on June 25, 2014 with an Initial Public Offering (IPO). GoPro makes entry level camera called Hero and others. A camera worn on the head of a prospective father who streamed live of his wife rushing to hospital for a delivery and the moment... [Read more]
When I first started out as a manager, if you’d asked me what one tool I’d wish for to better manage my team, I’d have told you more headcount, or maybe better access to executives. Ask me a few years later, and hands down, that item would be a crystal ball. After one of my best employees handed me his two weeks’ notice several years ago, I asked myself if I could’ve seen it coming. Were... [Read more]
The beauty of the BFF costume stems from the supremely chill nature of the relationship with your best friend. It’s lower pressure than a cute couples costume and way more fun than a solo outfit Plus, consider your options: Bill and Ted, Daria and Jane, Bunsen and Beaker— who better to imitate the greatest pairs in BFF history than you and your BFF this Halloween? See also: 32 Halloween Costumes... [Read more]
In a recent interview, Richard Branson, founder of The Virgin Group, announced a vacation “non-policy” that allows his personal staff — some 170 employees — to take as much vacation as they want, with no one keeping tabs. At ShortStack we have a similar vacation benefit, only we call it “take what you need.” Branson and I are in a serious minority: Only about 3% of businesses in the United... [Read more]
Mermaids may not exist, but the ocean is still full of mysteries Those large, beautiful bodies of water are home to an infinite number of strange creatures and bewildering phenomena. The average ocean depth is 14,000 feet deep — that leaves a lot of room for the mysterious, the mythical and everything in between. See also: 9 Real Events More Freakish Than ‘Sharknado’ “The ocean... [Read more]
The Great Pumpkin can’t hold a (tea-light) candle to these Jack-o’-Lanterns. The RISE of the Jack-o’-Lanterns in Westbury, New York puts on a stunning display of more than 5,000 professionally carved pumpkins. And that doesn’t even include the replacements carved each week — since, you know, pumpkins tend to rot. See also: How to Make a Beer Keg Out of a Pumpkin The intricate... [Read more]