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Free Devices Will Help 1 Million U.K. Students Learn To Code

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 03.16.2015 | Good News

Coding is the door to the digital future, and kids are holding the key. On Thursday, the BBC launched a major initiative called Make it Digital th...

Google Ranking Factors: SEO Is Not Dead

Tyler Collins | Posted 03.09.2015 | Business
Tyler Collins

SEO should be considered one of the tools in your digital marketing strategy because its still alive and well and has the power to substantially increase business growth.

IDG's Chief Content Officer: Separate Content Marketing From Marketing

Vala Afshar | Posted 03.07.2015 | Technology
Vala Afshar

Gallant's message is clear, "Like everything else, the media has gotten to be less about mass and more about targeted, and it's all about targeting the message and targeting the people that you're trying to reach." He offers incredible advice in terms of content and marketing and how to sustain and grow relevancy.

The Top 10 Law Firm Marketing Techniques

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 05.06.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

This is part of the Digital Marketing Insights series -- featuring tips, analysis and recommendations from marketing experts on how to become successf...

5 Ways Content Marketing and Local SEO Need to Mix

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 05.06.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

If you want to focus on local SEO, then you need to be cultivating online (local) reviews. Yelp and Google+ currently dominate the world of online reviews, so make sure you business is listed on both.

Connecting the Dots in Digital Politics

Dr. Jovan Kurbalija | Posted 05.02.2015 | Technology
Dr. Jovan Kurbalija

In the coming months, we can expect more curves, as we watch the lines connecting problems and solutions for net neutrality.

Can TV Save Local Media?

Jim Monroe | Posted 05.02.2015 | Media
Jim Monroe

Is it inevitable that TV stations suffer the same fate as their print counterparts? Will they too slash newsroom staffs, rely more and more on syndicated, national content and let advertisers encroach on editorial?

Mary Sue Founder To Join Vox Media's Polygon As First Entertainment Editor

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 03.02.2015 | Media

Susana Polo has left The Mary Sue, a popular "geek girl culture" site she founded in 2011, in order to join Vox Media's Polygon gaming vertical, Fishb...

We Could Save Students a Billion Dollars on Textbooks

Ethan Senack | Posted 05.02.2015 | College
Ethan Senack

We need faculty to make the switch and drop their traditional textbook for an open textbook. It's not hard, but it's not easy, and institutions can make a huge impact by providing training and resources for interested faculty to make the switch.

YouTube Kids: Implications for the Kids Media Industries

David Kleeman | Posted 04.28.2015 | Media
David Kleeman

Kids already spend lots of time with YouTube, and it's become not only a top entertainment destination, but a key contributor to their learning. Increasingly, young people look for visual demonstrations to answer questions.

10 Tips For Improving Parent-Teen Relationships

Annie Fox | Posted 04.26.2015 | Parents
Annie Fox

You know your child is an adolescent (semi-formed human) when she or he: Gives you attitude over stuff that's never been an issue before. Refuses t...

Marketing Must Evolve or Die

Jure Klepic | Posted 04.23.2015 | Small Business
Jure Klepic

With the advent of digital marketing, content marketing, social media, and big data, every notion of what works to catch a consumer's attention and motivate a purchase has been turned on its head.

4 Reasons Your Business Should Consider AdWords Paid Search Marketing

Jonathan Long | Posted 04.22.2015 | Small Business
Jonathan Long

If you haven't given paid search a try yet or if you are on the fence still then take a minute to read through the follow four reasons that your business should start an AdWords campaign.

Jackson Connor

Jose Antonio Vargas Teams With LA Times For New Media Platform, #EmergingUS

HuffingtonPost.com | Jackson Connor | Posted 02.19.2015 | Media

When journalist Jose Antonio Vargas first arrived in the U.S. from the Philippines at the age of 12, the bustle of Los Angeles International Airport w...

The Digital Marketing Revolution's Multicultural Core

Cesar M. Melgoza | Posted 04.20.2015 | Technology
Cesar M. Melgoza

For today's digital marketers, I ask a simple question: "Are multicultural audiences a key component of your digital strategy?" If you don't know the answer, then a huge business opportunity is probably passing you by.

Social Commerce Moves to Land Grab Phase at Warp Speed

Lee Traupel | Posted 04.19.2015 | Small Business
Lee Traupel

The face of sales is longer mired in the old school approach imprinted in the culture by David Mamet's culture defining "GlenGarry Glen Ross" - a tale of desperate men chasing the American dream, using outdated sales "methods."

Disruptive Women: Erin Day, New York Television Festival and Indie TV

Maura Kelly | Posted 04.19.2015 | Business
Maura Kelly

Erin Day is the Festival Director of the New York Television Festival (NYTVF). Founded in 2005, the NYTVF is a pioneer of the independent television movement, connecting its community of artists with leading networks, studios and brands.

Rehab Camp -- It's Not What You Think (It's MUCH Better)

Debra Fine | Posted 03.29.2015 | Business
Debra Fine

I, like many parents of middle-schoolers, sent my kids to camp. Each time, seeing them off left me with mixed emotions. Euphoria was the big one (sor...

Where Are You Walter Cronkite?

Chris Komisarjevsky | Posted 04.14.2015 | Media
Chris Komisarjevsky

It would seem that the fall of Brian Williams is a tragic tale of style over substance. Ego and the temptation to embellish for talk show chit-chat won out over the simple truth. And with really nothing to be gained by tales of RPGs and a floating body. But everything to be lost. Especially trust.

Content Marketing Best Practices for Business Focused Brands

Lee Traupel | Posted 04.03.2015 | Small Business
Lee Traupel

Defining great content is no easy matter. To some execs the definition may be similar to Potter Stewart's quote about porn, which was a bit ambiguous:...

20 Reasons Why I Don't Like Your Instagram Post

Brian Hanley | Posted 04.05.2015 | Comedy
Brian Hanley

14. I don't like it because we slept together a few weeks back. Better to lay low for now. 15. I don't like it because I liked your last 3 posts and now I've got to play hard to get.

Blood, Sweat and Tears Define Great Content: No More and No Less

Lee Traupel | Posted 03.30.2015 | Small Business
Lee Traupel

How do you make content that the visitor wants to share? Key attributes: useful, emotion laden, factual, practical, newsjacks (events, moments in time, perspective).

Jackson Connor

Bloomberg Unveils New 'Flagship Digital Destination'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jackson Connor | Posted 01.28.2015 | Media

Despite a number of delays and setbacks over the past several months, on Tuesday night Bloomberg L.P. successfully launched its highly anticipated "fl...

The Multimodal CIO for the Digital Business Era

Vala Afshar | Posted 03.30.2015 | Business
Vala Afshar

Today, in the data-driven era of digitalization with outsourcing, the cloud, and consumerized IT, the CIO can potentially influence the organization more than ever.

Could Virtual Reality Make Us Better People?

Fast Company | Posted 02.04.2015 | World

When we talk about digital media being more immersive, it's usually not good news for social skills. We worry about the kids. So when news first start...