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Shopping Online May Actually Be Safer Than Shopping In Person

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 09.15.2014 | Technology

The list of major retailers that have been hacked keeps growing. But while tens of millions of people have seen their credit card numbers fall into th...

Ten Ways to be a Mythic Content Whisperer

Lee Traupel | Posted 09.12.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

Rule #1 - blog with the absolute best content you can produce, don't waste valuable time or resources on social media until your business has 30-50 blog posts completed.

5 Key Tactics for Improving Your Marketing Platform Strategy

Lee Traupel | Posted 09.13.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

Every business today, regardless of size needs a marketing platform strategy to get your content "heard" on the right social channel.

6 E-Shops You Don't Know About (But Need To)

Refinery29 | Bobby Schuessler | Posted 09.01.2014 | Style

We spend the majority of our lives hunched over our laptops in a .www black hole, searching the market to bring you the best the web has to offer. So,...

Kylie Jenner's High Heels Have A Very Low Price Tag

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 08.30.2014 | Style

While most people tend to spend long weekends on the beach or watching Netfilx, we always make sure to set aside some time for shopping. And our w...

How to Redefine Your Marketing Strategy in Today's Tech Drenched World

Lee Traupel | Posted 08.29.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

"There's many a slip twixt cup and the lip" is erroneously attributed to Shakespeare throughout history. The origins can be traced back to Greek myth...

The Only Labor Day Sales Your Closet Wants You To Shop

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 08.29.2014 | Style

There are three words in the English language that can shake any warm-weather-loving person to her very core: Labor Day Weekend. And even though we...

Google Is Building A Fleet Of Delivery Drones

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 08.29.2014 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google's secretive research laboratory is trying to build a fleet of drones designed to bypass earthbound traffic so packages c...

Getting Attention in Today's Social Media Tower of Babel

Lee Traupel | Posted 09.02.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

One of our greatest challenges working with clients is getting their attention, let alone their target market demographics. Some see this shiny mark...

Shopping Made Psychic: No-Content Marketing Marches on

Spencer Critchley | Posted 08.25.2014 | Business
Spencer Critchley

Content marketing emerged from traditional marketing, after all the promotion finally became overwhelming. But what happens when there's too much content? Code.

AmazonSmile: Shop 'Til You Drop and Feel Good About It

Renee C. Herrell | Posted 08.22.2014 | Impact
Renee C. Herrell

Online shopping provides consumers an opportunity to shop 24-hours a day, 7 days a week -- and now they can "do good" around the clock. Amazon, the Seattle-based online retailer, is making the next move in online giving.

Savvy Shopping with Your Smartphone

Terrell McSweeny | Posted 08.20.2014 | Technology
Terrell McSweeny

Sometimes it seems like there's an app for everything. While these are often useful innovations, it is important to remember that not all of them are providing protections if something goes wrong with your purchase.

Marketing Prerequisites for Businesses in the Billion Dollar Age

Lee Traupel | Posted 09.02.2014 | Small Business
Lee Traupel

Digital silos are collapsing right in front of us. Today's social curated, lean, API-hungry businesses built at the blurred intersection of design and user experience are forcing CMOs and CEOs to adjust their marketing strategy accordingly.

Twitter Is Still the Best Water Cooler Ever for Brands

Lee Traupel | Posted 07.28.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

How much time is Twitter going to take to be effective for your business? The simple answer is probably an hour or two a day, depending on your products and services, community service sophistication, how you're using the platform and how aggressively you want to grow your brand.

Kate Hudson May Have Found The Perfect Cheap Summer Sandal

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 07.26.2014 | Style

Though it seems like the style world is already talking about fall fashion, we're still fixated on breezy summer dresses and short shorts. And thankfu...

Why Content and Social Media Marketing are the New SEO

Lee Traupel | Posted 09.02.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

SEO is the process of making your web site more accessible to search engines. Google's algorithmic updates the last 3-5 years ("panda" "penguin" "hu...

Content Marketing Best Practices for B2B Brands

Lee Traupel | Posted 09.02.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

I wish I could tell you it is this easy. It's not; but, here are critical benchmarks you should be aware of to create meaningful content.

We NEED Your Cheap Short Shorts, Taylor Swift

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 07.19.2014 | Style

Grab your credit cards because this weekend, you're going shopping. Even if you hadn't planned on buying a few new pieces, after you see all the a...

User-Unfriendly Online Ticket Sales

Steve Pociask | Posted 07.18.2014 | Business
Steve Pociask

In the airline industry, there are plenty of intermediaries that search and provide reliable fare information that saves time and money for consumers. Ideally, for online ticket buyers, there should be "all-in" price data too, but industry standards are missing.

Can I Live Without Credit?

Credit Karma | Posted 09.14.2014 | Money
Credit Karma

Living without credit is possible. Is it advisable though? Is it accomplishable without frustrating limitations? Those are different questions.

Is it Time to be Bullish on E-Commerce in the Philippines?

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 09.09.2014 | Small Business
Jonha Revesencio

This post is the first of the "Digital Marketing Insights" series. Co-authored by Joey Alarilla. Filipinos love going to the mall, which for decade...

Negotiating Online

Ken Kirsh | Posted 09.07.2014 | Business
Ken Kirsh

Want to save money? Get out of the house. Help keep these stores alive while trying to get a better price in person. We think we're too busy when we're really just being lazy or not thinking.

The Only Social Network You'll Ever Need How to Feed & Take Care of It

Lee Traupel | Posted 09.01.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

LinkedIn has over 300 plus million users, doubling in size the last calendar year, adding 2 new members per second and an estimated 180M unique visit...

Why Many Social Media Experts are Selling Snake Oil

Lee Traupel | Posted 09.02.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

So much content written today by social media "experts" featuring Toms, McDonalds, Pepsi, Cisco, SalesForce, Intel, Zappos is a false line on the ho...

Is Your Business Attention Starved In Today's Always-On World?

Lee Traupel | Posted 09.01.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

It's a noisy world, your marketing resources and headcount are limited and in some case, you're still defining who your customers are. How Mark...