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5 Lessons From The HuffPost Mobile Web Redesign

Jordan Jayson | Posted 05.07.2015 | Technology
Jordan Jayson

This week, in conjunction with our 10th Anniversary, HuffPost has unveiled phase one of our first-ever site-wide redesign: a new mobile web site.

The Media of the Future

Glenn Beck | Posted 05.06.2015 | Media
Glenn Beck

The media of the future is nimble, fit, and intimate. It has no respect for its elders. It doesn't care how it was done before. There is a very real power in realizing this. Those who cling on to power are most likely to lose it.

Avoid the Bermuda Triangle of Marketing Leads

Vala Afshar | Posted 05.06.2015 | Business
Vala Afshar

When it comes to marketing, understanding the buyer's journey is critical for success, but guiding the lead journey can be just as important. Often leads get stuck in the sales funnel or completely lost. This is an important consideration where big marketing data can help.

The Global Search for Education: Digital

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.28.2015 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"We live in a world now where anybody can ask any question anywhere and get thousands of answers within seconds, but it is up to the questioner to d...

Philippines: A Digital Lifestyle Capital in the Making?

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 05.04.2015 | World
Jonha Revesencio

As of January 2015, Internet penetration around the world has reached a 21% growth from the previous year and now totaling an astounding 42% penetration for both fixed and mobile connections.

ACS Reactions/SciPop Presents "The Science of the Avengers"

Andrew Benkovic | Posted 06.30.2015 | Entertainment
Andrew Benkovic

The Avengers: Age of Ultron will without a doubt be a major blockbuster. The sequel to the 2012 Marvels The Avengers has already broken box office records abroad and projected for a big opening weekend in the United States.

Does My Website Deserve a Top Position in Google?

Tyler Collins | Posted 05.04.2015 | Business
Tyler Collins

As the Founder of Orange County SEO, I have had the rare privilege of consulting with thousands of businesses, in hundreds of different industries, and one thing has become increasingly clear.

Confessions of a Serial Songwriter: (Not So) Gently Down the Stream

Shelly Peiken | Posted 06.30.2015 | Arts
Shelly Peiken

If you've been in the songwriting business for more that a few years, you've undoubtedly seen your royalty statements fizzle so I'm sure this statement will make you crazy: Spotify is worth more than the entire U.S. music industry.

How to Turn Screen Time into Family Time

Smart Parents | Posted 06.29.2015 | Education
Smart Parents

I loved playing Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? when I was a kid. That was back when games came on disks that were carefully slotted into a desktop computer, and the process of connecting to the Internet gave you enough time to make a sandwich.

A Trojan Horse Called Tidal: It's the Strategy That Matters

Seth Schachner | Posted 06.28.2015 | Business
Seth Schachner

Barely a month after the launch of Jay Z's Tidal, with major artists lining up to show support and journalists signaling the arrival of a big new digital music gorilla, the tide of opinion seems to have dramatically turned.

It's NewFronts. Here's What Advertisers Can Learn From President Obama.

Jordan Jayson | Posted 06.27.2015 | Media
Jordan Jayson

For politicians, the message is clear: making the rounds on the Sunday morning news programs is no longer good enough. The lesson is no less clear for advertisers who rely on the same eyeballs. The advertising industry should take this as a sign that online video is a worthy investment.

Rohit Varma on India's Surge in the Digital Era

2morrowknight | Posted 06.23.2015 | Technology
2morrowknight

In a country where Cricket and Bollywood are the consistent favorites, a wave of social media titans are pushing their way to the top, one impactful project at a time. One of the hottest and most talked about figures in the digital community is Rohit Varma, founder of the Bangalore-based R. Square Consulting.

Scott Conroy

Hillary Clinton's Digital Team Is Hiring ... And Hiring, And Hiring

HuffingtonPost.com | Scott Conroy | Posted 04.23.2015 | Politics

Are you a tech-savvy Democrat who wants to work for a front-running presidential campaign? If so, Hillary Clinton’s team wants to talk to you. ...

Will The Next Content Revolution Be Live Streamed? How Periscope and Meerkat are Inventing the Future

Noah Mallin | Posted 06.22.2015 | Technology
Noah Mallin

While Periscope continues to curry favor, Meerkat's life is not on the line yet. Meerkat's capabilities could give Facebook a live component it is now missing or further enhance Snapchat's immersive experiences. Live streaming will bring a new dynamic to social media that has the potency to last.

Thirteen Thoughts on Poetry in the Digital Age

Mandy Kahn | Posted 06.20.2015 | Books
Mandy Kahn

Poetry is not a frippery. It's a useful--even utilitarian--salve for what ails us. It is not the right salve for everyone, but it's right for some, and at times in its history, for very many. If it's right for you, you will know it. When you hear the right poem, you will feel its rightness.

Kids, Smart Phones, and Social Media: 6 Rules for Success and Safety

Smart Parents | Posted 06.20.2015 | Education
Smart Parents

As a former high school administrator I know all too well the dangers of social media and adolescents. I have mediated plenty of fights, verbal confrontations, and school disruptions due to conversations conducted via social media.

Different Prefixes, Same Meaning: Cyber, Digital, Net, Online, E-, Virtual

Dr. Jovan Kurbalija | Posted 06.15.2015 | World
Dr. Jovan Kurbalija

This week, the Global Cyberspace Conference takes place in The Hague (16-17 April). In March, UNESCO hosted a conference on Connecting the Dots in Digital Space. The NETmundial Initiative had a meeting in Stanford recently.

7 Ways You Can Earn Your Customer's Loyalty

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 06.16.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

Acquiring new customers to your company is an important part of business, but not as important as maintaining the customers you already have.

Grandma and Grandpa Updated Their Status

Nimati Emam | Posted 06.15.2015 | Technology
Nimati Emam

When it comes to our tactics and the tools we use to communicate with today's seniors, we are definitely falling short on their expectations, they have outpaced us.

Hillary Clinton Redefines Retail Politics Over Social Media

Michelle Kraus | Posted 06.15.2015 | Politics
Michelle Kraus

Hillary's announcement numbers were revolutionary. They literally redefined the standards for digital politics and came close to rock star status.

In Honor of Tax Day, Celebrate the Internet

Camille Crittenden | Posted 06.14.2015 | Technology
Camille Crittenden

If you've used the Internet today, whether for shopping, social networking, or research, take a moment to appreciate that public investment--our tax dollars--made these activities possible.

The Digital Voice of Philanthropy

Avis Richards | Posted 06.09.2015 | Impact
Avis Richards

For every global concern, there is a philanthropic group eager to combat it. They have their mission, vision and goals perfectly printed on company stationary, and with that, they feel ready to change the world -- but I would like to add one more element for consideration: digital media.

Risk v. Reward: Finding the Right Balance for Digital Innovation

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 06.05.2015 | Technology
Jimmy Nguyen

Companies of all shapes and sizes - from startups to corporate giants, from new disruptors to old guard institutions, from local shops to global conglomerates - want to win new business by using digital innovations.

Music's Marginal Reinvention: There's More Than Just Streaming

Seth Schachner | Posted 06.06.2015 | Business
Seth Schachner

It's not clear where all this plays out, but meeting many across the music industry this past year, I saw a clear picture of an industry trying to reinvent itself. And while labels still have an important role, the new equilibrium brings a healthy competitive balance to the market.

6 Ways to Build for Digital Change

Vala Afshar | Posted 06.04.2015 | Technology
Vala Afshar

Fast forward to 2015 and the issue of the relationship between business and IT and the connection with the customer is as contemporary as any issue in enterprise software today, yet so few organizations have been able to do a really good job of having the business work effectively together or connecting with their clients across the entire customer lifecycle.