Wearables have hit the market like a hailstorm. From watches to glasses, headgear to belts, to all assortments of chips and sensors built into clothes and accessories – this market doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon.
Wendy Flanagan's insight:
Do wearable electronics make a statement of just how tech savvy you are? Or, do they reinforce being tethered to your job and online network? What if these devices just don't meet with your personal aesthetics for fashion? I won't be the first in line on wearable electronic devices!
Above: Google's location history web page shows all the places you've been, as logged by Google Maps.Image Credit: Google Location HistoryGoogle is probably logging your location, step by step, via Google Maps.
How to Write a Winning Marketing Plan ClickZ As summer is a slower time for most businesses, take this time to start working on your 2015 marketing budget. Here are several tips for helping you write a winning plan.
In this article you'll have a detailed look at the topic of SEO for e-commerce websites. Everything that will be covered is very practical and can be realistically achieved to help increase traffic for your own e-commerce site, or for a client.
Companies need to focus on three key qualities in order to deliver highly relevant customer experiences at scale, according to Accenture. And those who succeed significantly outperform the market.
The company has shared the information in an interactive infographic culled from a study called Digital Transformation: Re-imagine from the Outside in which it outlines the issues. The full report is also available for download...
You may or may not be totally comfortable with Google+ for business but it is very important that you don’t underestimate what it can do for you. It can help to strengthen your social interactions online and it can do so much more.
:: By Briley Kenney, Template Monster :: WordPress is undoubtedly the most popular content management system (CMS). The entire platform can be overhauled to work with any type of site be it a blog, professional online publication, e-tailer or other website...
Wendy Flanagan's insight:
Haven't tried any of these free alternatives to WordPress...
"Why don't I get +1's, comments, and reshares like everyone else?" The short answer is; don't just know what to say, know how to say it. Strategically creating posts in the correct format will facilitate engagement.
Tracking activity across social media is an increasingly important task whether you are a big brand or an individual. It is a critical activity for brand monitoring, but it is also becoming a key research tool for tracking trends and discovering content. This week in SMToolbox, we will take a look at a few free social media tracking tools.
It could almost be a writing workshop prompt: tell a story, do it in six words, go for the wow effect — and that’s exactly what the Ritz-Carlton wants. Recently, the hotel company launched a campaign inviting social media friends and followers to provide six-word stories about their Ritz-Carlton experiences with the hashtag #RCMemories.
The company calls these stories “Six Word Wows,” and the campaign, if one were to believe the corporate website’s press release tagline, is “Paying Homage To Classic Ernest Hemingway Line.” “Which classic Hemingway line?” we might ask. “If people bring so much courage to this world the world has to kill them to break them, so of course it kills them”?
No, Ritz-Carlton is referring to the probably apocryphal anecdote that when bet he couldn’t write a story in six words, Hemingway replied, “For sale: baby shoes, never worn.”....
Do you use Pinterest to market your business? Do you use Pinterest analytics to help you market better? Most brands on Pinterest aren’t tracking their metrics. The companies that do are finding optimized engagement.