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Exclusive: Why Engagement Matters Online @MarkTraphagen, Stone Temple Consulting via @CrowdFunde

Exclusive: Why Engagement Matters Online @MarkTraphagen, Stone Temple Consulting via @CrowdFunde | Internet Presence | Scoop.it

We were lucky enough to have our friend Mark Traphagen stop by today. Mark is a Senior Director of Online Marketing for Stone Temple Consulting and is currently standing hip-deep at the confluence of search and social on the web.

We asked Mark, “Why creating an engaged community around a brand is so important?” You can watch the video at the bottom of the post and read along with Mark’s brilliant assessment starting right here.

Humans

One of the most fascinating things that’s happening right now on the web, in search, is that they’re actually trying to learn how real humans interact and then reward that kind of activity.

They’ve realized that just relying on links and keywords as signals will only take you so far.

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Don't we all need more of that? After getting everything lined up, is there still time for social interaction?

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4 Simple Ways to 10x Your Content and Drive More Traffic

4 Simple Ways to 10x Your Content and Drive More Traffic | Internet Presence | Scoop.it

If you want to create content that hits page one and quickly drive more traffic to your site, it must be at least 10 times the value of anything else.

The process of creating content for your website in hopes of attracting a wave of traffic has changed in recent years.

In the past you’d be able to throw up a simple 500-word article onto your blog and get a stream of traffic. As long as it provided some semblance of value and had a few keywords thrown in, it was good enough. Ah the good ol’ days!

Try doing that today and watch that piece of content be buried on the 800th page of Google’s search results.

In today’s race to produce content that hits the front page of the Google search results, your content must be more than stellar. It must be AT LEAST 10 times the value anyone’s looking for if you want it to hit the front page of Google, attract traffic, shares, and mentions.

In this article I want to share with you 4 dead simple ways you can 10X the content you’re producing to drive more traffic. Read more: click image or title.

 

 

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Your Step-by-Step Guide to Building a Perfect Personal Website.

Your Step-by-Step Guide to Building a Perfect Personal Website. | Internet Presence | Scoop.it
How to create an online portfolio to showcase your career highlights with visuals even if you're not a graphic designer or visual artist.

If you think a personal website is only for designers, artists and creative types, think again. Anyone can have an online portfolio to showcase career highlights.

The Internet has become the go-to source to find whatever we are looking for. Searching for talent is no different. Conservatively, 51% of hiring professionals said they use the Internet to source and vet candidates, according to a 2015 study by CareerBuilder.

You have access to the same marketing strategies and tools businesses use–a website for starters. The concept of developing and promoting your personal brand started over a decade ago. You are already known for certain qualities and skills among those you’ve worked with. This is your personal brand. Why not promote that reputation of excellence? Now it is time to be more strategic in how you package and promote your reputation.
What will someone find if they search for your name online? That is what is known as your digital footprint. An online portfolio or personal website is one place online you can control the information someone will discover about you. Using your name as the web address of your website helps optimize how search engines find your name.
Read more at http://blog.visme.co/create-online-portfolio/#ihzgK6Qa4Sc4eMJD.99
 

 

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How Much Should You Spend on Paid Ads? Here’s My Data-Driven Formula

How Much Should You Spend on Paid Ads? Here’s My Data-Driven Formula | Internet Presence | Scoop.it

A few years back when I first started NeilPatel.com, I spent $66,372.09 on paid advertising through LinkedIn, Google AdWords, Retargeter, Perfect Audience, and StumbleUpon ads.

 

You might say that’s a lot of money.

 

It was. But I learned some valuable lessons. Read more: click image or title.

 

 

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Another valuable lesson from Neil Patel, presenting is #data driven formula.

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20 Writing Mistakes Even Native Speakers Make #Infographic

20 Writing Mistakes Even Native Speakers Make #Infographic | Internet Presence | Scoop.it

Is it true that English native speakers make even more grammar and writing mistakes than a lot of non-native speakers? Please let us know what you think.  Click on the infographic to see full size.

 

 

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I am amazed to see how #native speakers make these simple #grammar errors consistently.

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Donald Trump’s Ridiculous Brexit Tweet Is Getting Some Amazing Replies

Donald Trump’s Ridiculous Brexit Tweet Is Getting Some Amazing Replies | Internet Presence | Scoop.it

After the surprising results of the ‘Brexit’ results out of the U.K., a very not surprising thing occurred on Twitter: Donald Trump posted something ridiculous. 

There are many things that make his comment silly (like the potentially devastating effects on the global economy), but it’s the reference to Scotland’s supposed rejoicing the vote that’s got tweeters across the pond in such a tizzie. Apparently, nobody told Trump that Scotland actually voted 62% to 38% to remain in the European Union. Here are some of Twitter’s most brilliant (and very British) responses to the presumptive Republican nominee.

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Scottish humor! Made me laugh...

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Use Public Wifi? Here’s Why Snooping On You is Way Easier Than You Think

Use Public Wifi? Here’s Why Snooping On You is Way Easier Than You Think | Internet Presence | Scoop.it

Hacking is so easy these days, even non-hackers can do it. Some kinds of hacking, that is.

Like public wifi, for example. To spy on people’s Internet browsing while they’re sipping a cup of brew, you don’t need to be a pro. Thanks to freely available online software, you barely need to know anything about coding.

I tell you this not to encourage you to start snooping around at coffee shops and airports. But so you’ll be better aware of the need to protect yourself against shady characters that do that sort of thing. Because the barrier to entry is not high.

In the same way that tools like Blogger and WordPress made it easy for anyone to have a good-looking blog without knowing a stitch of code, freely downloadable “sniffing” software has made it easy for anyone to be able to hack into someone’s wifi session and see what they’re surfing.

These software tools are actually meant for IT administrators to troubleshoot network problems. But like everything, they can be used for good or for evil. Read more: click image or title.

 

 

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Use a #VPN :  In countries where you can't use Skype or get to certain websites. Now it's even more important for #security and #financial transactions. Highly recommended and very user friendly. Here is an excellent one:  http://bit.ly/1Qc6Tvk

It works great, many servers all over the world, includes speed tests to find the fastest one for you, and wonderful customer service. One fee includes several devices.

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6 Hidden iMovie Features for Better Instructional Videos

6 Hidden iMovie Features for Better Instructional Videos | Internet Presence | Scoop.it
6 Hidden iMovie Features for Better Instructional Videos

Recording a short video clip has become second nature for most people with mobile devices. However, producing quality video still requires a certain level of skill and creativity … and creating a well designed and produced instructional video is a daunting task. Whether you’re an educator creating tutorials or a student demonstrating your knowledge of a subject, it’s important to create video that communicates your message effectively. Adding some subtle transitions, titles and credits is a nice start but if you’re using an app such as iMovie on your iPad then there are several lesser-known features that will improve the quality of your final product.

(Note that both the video and notes below refer to the iOS version of iMovie but the same features can also be used in other versions of iMovie).  Read more: click image or title.

 

 

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What disturbed me about the Facebook meeting.

What disturbed me about the Facebook meeting. | Internet Presence | Scoop.it

Yesterday, I had an opportunity to meet with some of the senior staff at Facebook, including Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg. I found the meeting deeply disturbing — but not for the reasons you might think.

Before I dig in, since I’ll be talking about bias, let me share a bit about mine. I have been an avid Facebook user for about 8 years. I have 3.2 million followers. I consistently see high engagement on my Facebook page. We have begun using Facebook’s live video streaming platform and are encouraged by the results and plan on utilizing it more. The Facebook staff has always treated me and my staff kindly. They have been responsive, helpful, and available. I came into the meeting today wanting to believe that Facebook was a good, if not perfect, actor.

Walking out of the meeting, I was convinced that Facebook is behaving appropriately and trying to do the right thing. They were humble, open, and listened intently to everyone in the room.

So what disturbed me? Read more: click image or title.

 

 

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#Facebook has become such a huge platform and is an incredible tool for #communication. Accusations sometimes tell more about the people making them than the actual complaint.

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5 Things You Need to Know about Facebook’s Next 10 Years

5 Things You Need to Know about Facebook’s Next 10 Years | Internet Presence | Scoop.it
At Facebook’s annual developer conference this week, CEO Mark Zuckerberg outlined audacious goals for the social network’s next decade.

 

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Here’s how he plans to keep the more than 1 billion people that use Facebook every day engaged—and lure in still more users.
Here’s how he plans to keep the more than 1 billion people that use Facebook every day engaged—and lure in still more users.

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#Facebook's huge presence online dictates new trends. Get a quick look at what they are planning

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The price of solar power just fell 50% in 16 months – Dubai at $.0299/kWh!

The price of solar power just fell 50% in 16 months – Dubai at $.0299/kWh! | Internet Presence | Scoop.it

Dubai received bid of $.0299/kWh for 800MW of solar power. This price represents the lowest yet recorded for solar power. Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has received 5 bids from intenational organisations for the third phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, said HE Saeed Mohammed AlTayer, MD & CEO of DEWA. The lowest recorded bid at the opening of the envelopes was US 2.99 cents per kilowatt hour. The next step in the bidding process will review the technical and commercial aspects of the bids to select the best one.

In the USA, in 2014 and with incentives, utility scale solar projects averaged $.05/kWh. On this bid alone, five companies bid below $.045/kW – without subsidies.

In 2015, we saw Dubai sign a deal at a fixed rate of $0.0584 cents over 25 years with no incentives. In the summer of 2015 Autin, TX received almost 1,300MW`of bids at under $.04/kWh. Shortly afterwards, we saw Berkshire Hathaway Inc.’s NV Energy agreed to pay $.0387/kWh for power from a 100-megawatt project that First Solar Inc. is developing. Lastly, just this month Enel Green power signed contracts for $.036/kWh in in Mexico and $.03/kWh in Morroco.

The price per kWh just fell 50% – and it did it in less than sixteen months. Read more: click image or title.

 

 

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#Solar is becoming more competitive. #Renewable energy is making a huge breakthrough all over the world.

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16 unprofessional email habits that make everyone hate you

16 unprofessional email habits that make everyone hate you | Internet Presence | Scoop.it

It's hard to keep things professional with all the emails we receive today. Avoiding these bad habits can help.

With the onslaught of emails we receive every day, it's hard to imagine how anyone could keep up professional email habits at all times.

To make this task a little less daunting, we asked experts to highlight some of the least professional behaviors you could demonstrate when sending an email.

While mastering the art of good email etiquette doesn't mean sending out beautifully crafted prose each and every time — that would take forever — if you can avoid these bad habits, you'll be off to a great start. Read more: click image or title.

 

 

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#Email is a communication tool and should be handled elegantly. It tells the other party a lot about you.

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How to Set Up a Shop Section on Your Facebook Page : Social Media Examiner

How to Set Up a Shop Section on Your Facebook Page : Social Media Examiner | Internet Presence | Scoop.it

Does your business sell products? Discover how to add a Shop section to your Facebook page.

Facebook allows you to add a Shop section to your Facebook page so customers can buy your products directly from Facebook.

In this article you’ll discover how to add a Shop section to your Facebook page.

 

 

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#Facebook is growing into a giant. Setting up a #shop is just one more thing you can do there.

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Announcing the Release of the New Visme

Announcing the Release of the New Visme | Internet Presence | Scoop.it
A powerful new version of Visme featuring a new text editor, audio recording, global color palette and hundreds of new infographic templates.
 

Posted on March 9, 2016 by Payman Taei

Announcing the Release of the New Visme

image: http://blog.visme.co/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/banner-01.jpg

The process of upgrading Visme started back in March of 2015. After eight months and thousands of man hours, we can comfortably say the new Visme is easier to use and all around more refined. It addresses over 30 user requests, incorporates new features and provides users with a much smoother experience.

When comparing the new Visme to our legacy version, users have reported an improvement of over 50% in productivity and a noticeable reduction in friction in their work flow.

If you are an existing user, you will not see any cosmetic changes in the Visme interface, but a cumulation of numerous small refinements (and new features) which will provide a smoother workflow and improve the overall user experience in comparison with the existing version.


Read more at http://blog.visme.co/announcing-the-release-of-the-new-visme/#JRl3O4WGXltxQeza.99
 

 

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Great #content creating tool with many useful upgrades. Text editor, presentations, creating infographics, cutting and moving objects, copy to slides, lock/unlock objects, global color palette, and more.

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3 ingredients to make your contents go viral

3 ingredients to make your contents go viral | Internet Presence | Scoop.it
A guide to creating shareable, addictive and link-worthy viral content that appeals to different age groups and genders.

The web is a crowded and busy place flooding us with information every second of every day. Sometimes we skim and skip around this intricate thicket of articles, images, videos and infographics without paying too much attention to them.

And sometimes we stumble upon something so amazing we click the “share” button before we get to blink. In the second situation, we have just become a small wheel in the complex machinery that turns a simple piece of content into a viral one.


Read more at http://blog.visme.co/psychology-viral-content/#34TteWLpURzvHocd.99
 

 

 

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Going #viral is the dream of every #content creator. How does it work?

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3 Ingredients To Make Your Contents Go Viral
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Some pieces attract millions of eyeballs while others get their fair number of shares without entering the VIP club. Why?

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If you've got these three ingredients, your content has a chance to go viral

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8 Big Changes To LinkedIn Groups That Will Enhance Your Social

8 Big Changes To LinkedIn Groups That Will Enhance Your Social | Internet Presence | Scoop.it
There have been several big changes to LinkedIn Groups that warrant a closer look for any brand making strides on the network.

It’s no secret that LinkedIn is the number one social networking site for B2B Marketers.

Given the network’s user base of over 380 million and the fact that it’s a source of 80% of B2B social media leads, LinkedIn’s prominence in the B2B industry will not change any time soon.

So if and when LinkedIn makes a necessary change it is important that organizations make a note. Read more: click image or title.

 

 

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Most of #Linkedin 's changes have been in their own interest, not that of the groups or their members. My humble opinion.

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How To Recover Permanently Deleted Files 

How To Recover Permanently Deleted Files  | Internet Presence | Scoop.it
This post shows how to recover permanently deleted files in Windows and Mac. 
As a computer user, you can’t be unfamiliar with Recycle Bin, which is used frequently when you perform deletion action on hard disk. Recently, Recycle Bin recovery is often talked about among people. Why? That is simply because users tend to make mistakes during file deletion – the unhelpful files may be left over while some really significant data are deleted from hard drive. As far as we’re concerned, deletion is an ordinary operation we’ve depended on very much in the following situations: Read more: click image or title.

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How to Target Local Customers With Facebook Ads : Social Media Examiner

How to Target Local Customers With Facebook Ads : Social Media Examiner | Internet Presence | Scoop.it

Do you want to connect with local customers on Facebook?

Have you considered targeting them with Facebook ads?

Facebook ads offer a quick, easy, cost-effective way to reach consumers in your local area.

In this article, you’ll discover how to get your business in front of local customers using Facebook ads. Read more: click image or title.

 

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Step by step guide to #Facebook #localmarketing

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Write the Way People Want to Read!

Write the Way People Want to Read! | Internet Presence | Scoop.it

10 quick tips to creating content that flows. The sheer volume of written content out there is staggering, and growing daily. If you want to reach the right people for your brand, or your blog, then you've got to get smart about how you write. Take a few mins to read 10 quick tips - I guarantee you'll learn something handy to help you when creating your next piece... Read more: click image or title.

 


 

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Writing #content for the #digital age is different.

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4 Effective Ways to Build Backlinks for a Brand New Site

4 Effective Ways to Build Backlinks for a Brand New Site | Internet Presence | Scoop.it

Starting to build links for a new site is a lot like climbing a mountain.

You’re starting from ground zero with a lot of enthusiasm, but when you realize you have to climb for days to get anywhere, that enthusiasm often turns to the feeling of being overwhelmed.

But when it comes to your site, the weather conditions, metaphorically speaking, are terrible as well.

No one can see you from above, so they can’t help you out—you are on your own.

That already rules out certain link building (climbing) strategies.

This fact is nothing new.

But the advice for new site owners is outdated and just plain bad in some cases.

I recently saw multiple guides that advised building (and paying for) directory links and social media bookmarks.

That kind of stuff was useful over five years ago, but today, it is a waste of your time and money—resources that could be spent building links that will help you get immediate traffic and long-term search rankings. Read more: click image or title.

 

 

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Neil Patel's creativity when it comes to #SEO is amazing. Great ideas.

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The Surprising Truth About What To Post on LinkedIn

Despite concerns from users about the rising 'Facebook-ification' of LinkedIn, contributor John Nemo says that getting more personal on the platform (with a few important caveats) can be great for business.

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People want to know who they are dealing with. Getting to know someone is a good precursor to doing business.

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How to Film a Movie on Your iPhone

How to Film a Movie on Your iPhone | Internet Presence | Scoop.it

Your clip of a rat schlepping a quesadilla has the power to out-hype a summer blockbuster. Do it right.

Go Horizontal

YouTube, Facebook, and Vimeo display videos in widescreen format, so get with the program. A simple rotation of your phone to horizontal allows you to fill 100 percent of a web player. It's also the same shape as a TV screen, so when your viral video makes the news, it won't look like amateur hour.

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Making small #videos or #movieclips has become a lot easier, even an #iPhone can record everything and simple editing programs will do the rest.

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Paula Chowles:  "Your clip of a rat schlepping a quesadilla has the power to out-hype a summer blockbuster. Do it right."

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The Pros & Cons of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & Other Social Networks [Infographic]

The Pros & Cons of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & Other Social Networks [Infographic] | Internet Presence | Scoop.it

Learn about the strengths and weaknesses of the six major social networks: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Snapchat.

 

 

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Good information, interesting to see some networks that I am not so familiar with and comparing that the ones I know.

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A Non-Designer's Guide to Creating Engaging Images for Social Media

A Non-Designer's Guide to Creating Engaging Images for Social Media | Internet Presence | Scoop.it
Learn how to create engaging images for all of your social media pages and profiles - no previous design skills necessary!

A great social media marketer today and an awesome advertiser in the 1960s have much in common.

David Ogilvy, the father of advertising, was famous for spending an inordinate amount of time on headlines. Why? Because that’s the line that people read the most, so it mattered a lot.

Ogilvy was a master at stuff like this — prioritizing what was really important.

If he lived through the age of social media, I’m fairly certain Ogilvy would say something like:

On the average, many more people engage with images as read the copy in social media posts. When you have crafted your social media image, you have spent eighty cents out of your dollar.

Images have never been more important in social. They’re the key to driving greater online engagement, much like a great headline in advertising.

The only issue here is that if, like me, you aren’t über-skilled in graphic design, creating eye-catching engaging images can be difficult. So how can non-designers like me still create incredible images for social media? One way is by learning simple, repeatable design principles.

Here are 3 key design principles that will help you create engaging social images every time! Read more: click image or title.

 

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Learning to be clear with #colors and #fonts.

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Its very necessary to create engaging images while sharing any update on social media, as it is the first thing visitors see and decide whether to click on the post or not. At the same time not all social media experts are good enough with designing tools, but non - designers social media experts too can create engaging image. Wanna know how? Read here..
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The secret rules of the internet - TheVerge

The secret rules of the internet - TheVerge | Internet Presence | Scoop.it

Today, YouTube’s billion-plus users upload 400 hours of video every minute. Every hour, Instagram users generate 146 million "likes" and Twitter users send 21 million tweets. Last August, Mark Zuckerberg posted on Facebook that the site had passed "an important milestone: For the first time ever, one billion people used Facebook in a single day."...

 

...The moderators of these platforms — perched uneasily at the intersection of corporate profits, social responsibility, and human rights — have a powerful impact on free speech, government dissent, the shaping of social norms, user safety, and the meaning of privacy. What flagged content should be removed? Who decides what stays and why? What constitutes newsworthiness? Threat? Harm? When should law enforcement be involved? Read more: click image or title.


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Find out how the internet is self regulated by the big #socialmedia companies such as Google, Facebook, Pinterest, etc. This is a very informative article that everyone should read, shocking at times and definitively worth the read. Humans still have a long ways ahead into evolving to a compassionate and sensible species.

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Marc Kneepkens's curator insight, April 18, 7:59 AM

This must-read article how huge social media companies, such as Google and Facebook, moderate content on their platforms. This is a huge task. Ultimately it affects everyone accessing the #internet. The stories of what these moderators went through and how policies have grown are of enormous importance. Please read and find out where we are at a global level of being humans.

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The Ultimate Guide To Mobile Site Speed Optimization

The Ultimate Guide To Mobile Site Speed Optimization | Internet Presence | Scoop.it

 

We all are being pushed towards a mobile first consumer marketplace and SMB's are still lagging behind in terms of a mobile optimized website. With lightning fast internet connections and 4G standards already in place, the time has never been better for the growth of mobile audiences. According to ComScores recent Global Mobile Report, just under half (49%) of the traffic and visitors to the top 100 digital media properties are mobile only. This is a remarkable statistic that argues websites not adapted for mobile devices may risk losing half their audience.

The only thing that matters the most for mobile audience is the speed (the below fig. provides the median load times for desktop and mobile devices). Read more: click image or title.

 

 

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Good information for your #mobile devices to speed #optimization

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