Jeremiah Owyang is the Chief Catalyst at Crowd Companies, a brand council that aims to help big companies navigate the collaborative economy. Amy Cortese talked with him about the Collaborative Economy and how large companies are responding.
Amy Cortese: […]
BlackBerry’s security offerings are receiving a boost as the Canadian Smartphone maker prepares to purchase German voice and data encryption specialist Secusmart GmbH.
The acquisition is a good move for BlackBerry, which is renewing its focus on clients […]
Does it really matter anymore?
That question seems even more relevant with news that Samsung has delayed the launch of Tizen, it’s operating system that would challenge both Google’s Android operating system and Apple’s iOS. The system […]
There’s lots of chatter in my industry about the future of search engines and how Google’s new algorithms are changing the landscape of how business owners work to keep and improve their website’s placement on Google. What seems apparent to me is […]
It was a unique experience for a group of web designers and copywriters to review a site about web design and copywriting. Sometimes it’s easier to spot areas of improvement on other’s sites.
The recommendations made for Words & Images could easily […]
Because of the relatively vague nature of SEO – relative to paid channels, that is – the field is more open than others to opinions…which can start off informed but, without checks and balances, can morph into myths over time.
But the field evolves […]
Social Media News
LinkedIn is making introductions a little more personable via mobile with amped up profiles that it promises will make you “look ridiculously good.”
The new profile styles tells your story to anyone who searches for you on their Smartphone or iPad. […]
Yelp is turning to video to enable users of its site to personalize their reviews.
The online review site has updated its iPhone app to give its users the chance to post three- to 12-second video reviews of local eateries, hotspots and other businesses.
Facebook is not the only site experimenting on its users — online dating site OKCupid also does so — and does so unapologetically.
Experimentation goes hand-in-hand with Internet use — that’s just the way it is, the company says.
“We noticed […]
Business & Marketing News
Every small business with an online presence has to deal with the issue of SEO. Most, however, haven’t a clue where to begin. As you delve into the topic across the endless articles on the subject, a feeling of being overwhelmed can easily taint […]
When your business launches a new, beautiful website it is really easy to tell yourself that it will help your company build brand recognition and leads – and then just leave it at that. Often, businesses that aren’t focused on their online presence […]
Do you want that headline that kicks major tail for your Web content? But, do you find creating them is like your brain turning against you…reminiscent of when Magneto turned against Professor X? Well, it is time to call in the X-Men and craft […]
When you are first starting a blog, it is quite easy to forget about the basics. Your focus is churning out post after post, sharing the posts on social media, creating links to the posts and monetizing the blog.
Most new bloggers completely forget about […]
Facebook is moving ahead with its plans this week to eliminate messaging from its mobile app in favor of Facebook Messenger.
The social network first tested the change on its European users beginning in April. The test rendered “positive […]
Lips are tight after Microsoft offices in China, reportedly, attracted government visitors Monday.
Numerous media outlets, including the South China Morning Post, carried stories about the visits which are believed to be linked to anti-trust concerns. […]