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Amazon to pilot TV shows online

Amazon to pilot TV shows online | Utilising Social Media | Scoop.it
Fourteen comedy and children's pilot shows - including Alpha House and Zombieland - are to be put to the public vote on LoveFilm and Amazon.com.
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Streaming/dowmloadable movies are gaining traction in the consumer market. All aboard...

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Submarine cable operators hunt for new routes to counter congestion, political turmoil

Submarine cable operators hunt for new routes to counter congestion, political turmoil | Utilising Social Media | Scoop.it
More than 99 percent of all intercontinental Internet traffic travels via submarine cables, not satellite.

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Please. The disruption caused by a broken cable is felt across continents!

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Mobile banking sparks a ‘minor revolution’ in DR Congo workforce | The Raw Story

Mobile banking sparks a ‘minor revolution’ in DR Congo workforce | The Raw Story | Utilising Social Media | Scoop.it

For civil servants working in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the arrival of mobile banking has been just short of a miracle.


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It's wonderful when tech helps people recover their worth

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Seven Key Traits of Great Online Content

Seven Key Traits of Great Online Content | Utilising Social Media | Scoop.it

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Take note, these are good pointers...

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Gail Worthington-Eyre's curator insight, April 22, 2013 10:00 PM

Conversation with the consumer is the key and framing your content to deliver good conversation is vital to social marketing success.

Jordi Carrió Jamilà's curator insight, May 9, 2013 5:42 AM

Macnifiaca reflexión de Jake Sorofman  y de Robinn- Recomiendo el artículo!!!

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SA’s shocking ICT skills ranking

SA’s shocking ICT skills ranking | Utilising Social Media | Scoop.it
Global Information Technology Report 2013 reveals that South Africa has shocking ICT skills and education raking
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How to Optimize Your Business Blog [Checklist]

How to Optimize Your Business Blog [Checklist] | Utilising Social Media | Scoop.it
How do you know that your business blog is running as efficiently as possible? Here's a master checklist of everything your blog should be optimizing for.

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A great checklist for all bloggers, newbies and old salts...

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Mobile advertising triples to record levels

Mobile advertising triples to record levels | Utilising Social Media | Scoop.it
UK mobile advertising grew 148% year-on-year in 2012 to £526m, up from £203m in 2011, as total digital ad spend hit £5bn. By Mark Sweney
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Mobile advertising is definitely on the rise and has been flogged to death by commentators. What's the next step? I predict TV disruption.

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The Software Revolution Behind LinkedIn's Gushing Profits | Wired Business | Wired.com

The Software Revolution Behind LinkedIn's Gushing Profits | Wired Business | Wired.com | Utilising Social Media | Scoop.it
LinkedIn took a huge risk pausing all development for two months as it switched to a turbocharged new system known as "continuous deployment." The gamble paid off big: LinkedIn now releases new web and app features twice per day, compared with once...
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LinkedIn's new makeover has done it a world of good. Pages are clearer, and there's a focus that was not there before. Before you do anything, get your personal and company pages up and running on LinkedIn. Word will spread quickly in this professional community...

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"Target Market" cartoon

"Target Market" cartoon | Utilising Social Media | Scoop.it
Identifying a target market for a brand is one of the trickiest but most essential aspects of marketing. Yet it can feel like a police dragnet.

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"RADICAL OPENNESS" - for TEDGlobal 2012 by @JasonSilva

RADICAL OPENNESS - An anthem on the power of IDEAS created by @JasonSilva at Therapy Studios.
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Do you need a massive audience to be huge in social media?

Do you need a massive audience to be huge in social media? | Utilising Social Media | Scoop.it
Does social media size matter? No. Yes. You decide.

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Social media audience. Size does matter....or does it?

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10 Pinterest Best Practices to Make Your Content More Shareable

10 Pinterest Best Practices to Make Your Content More Shareable | Utilising Social Media | Scoop.it
Everyone loves the new visual bookmarking site Pinterest which grew by a staggering 400% in 2012 to nearly 40 million users. But how can you take advantage of the insane virality of this social network?

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12 Content Marketing Ideas that Still Rock

12 Content Marketing Ideas that Still Rock | Utilising Social Media | Scoop.it
Some people may argue that by concentrating more on content marketing, we are actually dragging ourselves one step further to becoming a content mill.

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The fundementals of CMS ... worth the read, if only to brush up..

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Infographic: How to Optimize Videos for SEO

Infographic: How to Optimize Videos for SEO | Utilising Social Media | Scoop.it
Video is an interactive way to showcase your company, products and services in an easy to digest format for customers. Here are 6 steps on how to optimize videos for SEO.

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Video is invaluable for getting customer's attention. Many think creating the video is all that's required. Adding excellent SEO to the mix is the cherry on top.

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Twitter Introduces Keyword Targeting for Advertisers

Twitter Introduces Keyword Targeting for Advertisers | Utilising Social Media | Scoop.it
Twitter has launched a new way to help marketers reach users based on keywords in users' recent tweets. Dubbed ‘promoted tweets,’ the keyword targeting in timelines feature rolls out on Twitter

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Will Twitter be taken seriously by business?

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9 Networking Secrets From a Superconnector

9 Networking Secrets From a Superconnector | Utilising Social Media | Scoop.it
Scott Gerber is a superconnector. He knows a lot of people, and he works hard to introduce the right ones to each other. Recently profiled in Fast Company, Scott, pictured here with co-founder Ryan
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How to really connect on LinkedIn from the experts...

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Top African e-commerce websites

Top African e-commerce websites | Utilising Social Media | Scoop.it
eCommerce is growing in Africa. The eradication of traditional barriers to entry, including internet access, cost of technology and access to mobility, means

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It's great to see Africa step forward into the digital age...

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María Jesús Gómez Arranz's curator insight, April 12, 2013 5:54 AM

La IMPORTANCIA DEL E-COMMERCE en ÁFRICA se fundamentará, además de en la reducción de los costes que ya se está produciendo, en el IMPORTANTE CRECIMIENTO DE LA CLASE MEDIA en el continente africano.

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SA’s mobile prices are expensive, very expensive

SA’s mobile prices are expensive, very expensive | Utilising Social Media | Scoop.it
South Africa’s mobile prices are of the highest in the world, the World Economic Forum’s Global Information Technology Report 2013 revealed
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South Africa's mobile prices are the highest in the World. It's worse than all other 3rd World countries. Corruption and incompetence reigns supreme...

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JobsBlog

JobsBlog | Utilising Social Media | Scoop.it
By Kory Gill, Principal Test Manager US-Win SDET
We were recently introduced to Kory. Fascinated by his journey from Microsoft to startup, back to Microsoft – we asked him to share what he le
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Off topic, but for all those who have gone over to the dark side....

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How to Use Twitter for Business and Marketing | Social Media Examiner

How to Use Twitter for Business and Marketing | Social Media Examiner | Utilising Social Media | Scoop.it
Twitter for Business: Read an updated checklist of everything your business needs to do on Twitter and start seeing great results.
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Twiiter 101. It's good to back to the basics once in a while....

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How To Optimize Your Mobile Website In 2013

How To Optimize Your Mobile Website In 2013 | Utilising Social Media | Scoop.it
By 2015, experts calculate that more than 50 percent of Online browsing will occur on a mobile device.

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A basic insight for the mobile optimisation of websites. Perhaps what is far more important is that projections are indicating that more than half of all browsing will be done from mobile devices. This makes sense, due to the rise in smartphone, phablet and tablet sales. Laptops are also about to take over from pc's in sales too. Mobility, here we come!

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5 Tips to Make Facebook Marketing Mobile-Friendly

5 Tips to Make Facebook Marketing Mobile-Friendly | Utilising Social Media | Scoop.it
Facebook Mobile Marketing: Learn five things you can do make your Facebook marketing mobile friendly and get more customers.

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Google, SEO and Author Rank: It’s Getting Personal

Google, SEO and Author Rank: It’s Getting Personal | Utilising Social Media | Scoop.it
In the competitive world of SEO, any edge up on the competition is a godsend. Here's a word to the wise: If you're looking to up your Search Engine Page Rankings (SERPs), you should start caring very

Via Manish Dhane
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This is important. You need to keep your website/social media interactions constant, relevant and engaging. Internet users are about as fickle as you can get. You need to create an author ranking (opinion leader), correct use of SEO and learn how to work the Google system. Today is not the same as yesterday...

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Twitter Founders Move on to Their Next Big Thing

Twitter Founders Move on to Their Next Big Thing | Utilising Social Media | Scoop.it
What do you work on after launching one of the world's largest social networks? It took time, but each of the three Twitter founders have an answer.

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What to do when you're bored with creating a multi-gazillion start-up called Twitter...

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10 African innovation incubators to watch

10 African innovation incubators to watch | Utilising Social Media | Scoop.it
The term business Incubation continues to be heard in the hallways of science and technology operators across Africa. [caption id=attachment_46105

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Africa is not the backwater many people believe it to be. Out of having very little, African entreprenuers inspire through imagination and dedication to improving the continent. We need to help these preactical thinkers every way we can through grants, mentorship, scholarships, etc.

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