Facebook Buys Security Startup PrivateCore

Tweet Image Credit: Marco Paköeningrat Facebook has acquired PrivateCore, a security startup focused on encryption and malware prevention, according to a blogpost by PrivateCore chief Oded Horovitz. According to Horovitz, Facebook will “deploy” PrivateCore’s “technology into the Facebook stack to help protect the people who use Facebook.” PrivateCore was backed […]

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2014 CMO’s Guide To The Social Landscape

Tweet For this year’s guide, teamed with data visualization specialist to help with both content and design. For 2014, the Big Four are joined by newcomer SlideShare, 2013 entries Google+ and Pinterest, and Instagram, which makes its second appearance since 2012. As in past years, each platform […]

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How Do Small Businesses Finance Growth? [Infographic]

TweetThis infographic by Rapid Advance describe How Small Businesses Finance Growth. Some employers (14.5%) use credit cards to fund expansion. In Q2 2014, 58% of all businesses who sought financing attempted to get a business loan and 54% obtained a loan.

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Twitter Acquires CardSpring To Power In-Tweet Commerce And Offers

Tweet Twitter just announced it’s acquired CardSpring to enable “in-the-moment commerce experiences.” CardSpring is an application platform that lets developers build card-linked offers electronic coupons, loyalty cards, and virtual currencies that work with credit cards and other types of payments. Twitter will keep the service open. CardSpring writes “At Twitter, […]

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Social Media 2014 Statistics [Infographic]

Tweet Digital Insights put together this comprehensive infographic of how social media is expanding in 2014. Keeping up with these social media facts and figures is imperative to keep your business strategies fresh and relevant.  Harsh Ajmera writes in the post: A friend of mine who has been struggling to […]

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LinkedIn Acquires Newsle To Deliver More Relevant News About Your Connections

Tweet LinkedIn announced today that it has acquired Newsle, the machine-learning startup founded to help users pare down the ample noise coming across social networks and give them relevant info about their most important contacts. The terms of the acquisition were not announced, but LinkedIn says that […]

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Digital to Grow to 75% of Marketing Budgets (Infographic)

TweetOver the next 5 years, digital marketing is anticipated to account for 75% of marketing budgets.  Mobile would account for over 50% of marketing budgets.  These findings of an Accenture Interactive CMO survey have been put into an infographic by Adweek.  

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50 Signs You Need to Start Your Own Business

Tweet Image credit: Wesley Lelieveld/Flickr If you’re sitting at your desk, daydreaming about starting your own business, this is the article for you. You already know that launching a company can be an intimidating process requiring tons of hard work. But the question has been lingering with you day […]

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The Complete List of Google Ranking Factors [Infographic]

TweetThis infographic provides a Complete List of Google Ranking Factors by SingleGrain and Backlinko!  So, mark it as a favorite to come back to.  There are many factors that influence search engine optimization (SEO).  Google’s 200 ranking factors provided here is a great index to follow of […]

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Make Your Own Explainer Video on a Budget

Tweet Download the Free Video Explainer eBook Making Your Own Explainer Video Explained Making a video can seem like a mystifying process. What kind of camera do you use? Can you rent the equipment, or do you have to buy it? What should your video even focus […]

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