People have literally asked millions of questions over the past few years on Quora, the social network that aggregates questions and answers for just about any topic you can imagine. Quora is a massive trove of information that can be used in many different ways by both individuals and businesses.
Even for a company with pockets as big as Facebook, spending $1 billion for a photo sharing app seemed excessive. But this was Instagram, the hot startup that everybody loved. And Facebook happens to be in a cage wrestling match with Google, remember?
The Internet’s all aflutter over the news that Tumblr has shuttered Storyboard, its navel-gazing experiment in journalism, after just one year. The platform was created to shine Tumblr’s digital spotlight on carefully curated user-generated content, as well as original content created by its editorial team.
Video communications have become an integral part of modern life – whether it’s conferencing with business partners or chatting with family members who live 1,000 miles away. Apple has contributed to the surge in Wi-Fi enabled video communications with FaceTime for iPhone and iPad, but many other companies have contributed to the spike in video. For a [...]
Everybody and their grandma seem to be sharing on social networks these days – from Facebook wall posts to tweets to Google+ posts to, well, you name it. The proliferation of social networks in recent years has given rise to a breed of networks like Buffer that are designed to maximize the ease and efficiency of our [...]
Like some ever-expanding galaxy, the Internet grows larger each day – and potentially more difficult to trek through. Social bookmarking services like Delicious make it easier to find, collect and share content ranging from blog posts to photos and videos as we make our way across the Net. Delicious has grown into a platform where [...]
Everyone seems to have a blog nowadays – from entrepreneurs to marketers to small businesses. Microblogging platforms like Twitter have quickly gained popularity in recent years as the phenomenon of shortened, rapid-fire posting took off globally. Among the networks that have benefited from the blogging craze is Tumblr, the New York-based startup that is nearing 100 [...]
Marketers like to talk about creativity, but we’re relying more and more on tools to help us understand our clients’ markets and what their customers are looking (and searching) for. In focusing on the data we’re gathering, we’re also finding ourselves in a squishy place where creativity needs to be actively reintroduced.
We all know that creating great content isn’t easy. It’s hard enough to generate relevant topic ideas, let alone execute on them. Luckily, there are many online tools that can help you ideate quickly and effectively. Here are four free tools for generating relevant and engaging content ideas.
Most Americans are well acquainted with the likes of Google, Bing and Yahoo!, while some of us are familiar with blekko and DuckDuckGo. But it’s the international search competitors that – as much as they might intrigue us – are still relatively unknown in the United States. Baidu, described by some as “the Google of China,” has more than a 70 percent market [...]