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50 Powerful Statistics About Tech Mega Trends Affecting Every Business – There are five mega trends impacting the IT departments of every company: Mobile, Social, Cloud, Apps and Big Data. In this presentation, Vala Afshar reveals ten startling stats for each mega trend. @ValaAfshar Oracle Buys Compendium, A Content Marketing Startup, To Build Up Its Arsenal Against Salesforce - Congratulations to Chris Baggott, founder of Compendium (and Exact Target) on the aquisition [...]

Categories: SEO

   Responsive images are one of the biggest sources of frustration in the Web development community. With good reason, too: The average size of pages has grown from 1 MB to a staggering 1.5 MB in the last year alone. Images account for more than 60% of that growth, and this percentage will only go up. Much of that page weight could be reduced if images were conditionally optimized based [...]

Categories: Website Design

NASA made history in early October by beaming a four-inch, data-packed laser the 239,000 miles between Earth and a spacecraft orbiting the Moon. According to a press release provided to Mashable, the transmission took place at an error-free rate of 622 megabits per second. The laser technology, which we reported on as it was loaded onto the spacecraft in early September, was developed by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to [...]

Categories: Technology

Companies large and small continue to evolve and even grapple with how to scale meaningful connections with prospects, customers, the media, potential employees and many other constituents. One of the most valuable and overlooked resources for social engagement with the public are the people within a company. Looking beyond the corporate communications and marketing department, companies like Dell (a TopRank client) are making major investments in time and resources to [...]

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Advertise here with BSA Claire Gatenby is Creative Director at Squashed Pixel, a Yorkshire UK based web design agency. She is responsible for leading all Squashed Pixel’s Shopify projects, from the design phase through to the build stage. Some designers might be discouraged by the thought of designing an online store. Just thinking about the work involved to make the shop experience run smoothly might be enough to put you [...]

Categories: Internet Marketing

Posted by Cyrus-Shepard Imagine a product similar to Google Alerts, only much better. It’s built specifically for marketers and SEOs. This product not only finds mentions of your keywords and brand, but also reports new links to any website or URL you choose. It comes equipped with advanced search operators to discover new opportunities, and its exportable metrics are sortable by both date and Feed Authority. To top it all [...]

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Advertise here with BSA How do you know when you are successful? If you’ve ever questioned your freelancing success, you’ll want to learn the principles of successful freelancers. Running an effective freelance business is a learning process. Even experienced designers still have plenty to learn about the business aspect of freelancing. In this post we’ll look at 10 principles that I have learned from my own experience, and have observed [...]

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    Editor’s note: This post was originally published by our partners at PopSugar Tech. Today, HTC supersized its flagship, all-aluminum smartphone. It’s called the HTC One Max, a name that reflects its mighty 5.9-inch display. In size alone, the new phone exceeds even the Samsung Galaxy Note 3, a self-proclaimed smartphone/tablet hybrid with a 5.7-inch screen. The HTC One Max is essentially a larger version of the HTC One, which launched [...]

Categories: Technology

If you thought Apple was going to quietly end the year with just a couple of new iPhones and the iOS7, you’d be mistaken. Invites sent out to the press confirm that Apple will be hosting an iPad and Mac Event on October 22 at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco. While […] Author information Albert Costill Just a typical guy that enjoys an ice-cold beer, pizza, [...]

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Birthday Emails #Infographic –This email client solution provider conducted research involving more than 180 B2C brands—including retailers, restaurants, manufacturers, travel and hospitality, and nonprofits—shows that there’s plenty of opportunity for brands to delight subscribers with best wishes on their special day. Check out the stats and tactics below to learn the who, what, when, why and how of birthday emails. Exact Target Can Cameo Make Two-minute Movies as Addictive as [...]

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