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Ditch the sarnies for a plush discount meal

Ditch the sarnies for a plush discount meal | TechToons | Scoop.it

On a shoestring budget? Eating out in London need not be expensive with the money saving TasteCard. Sign up for a free one month trial and get 50% off 4,500+ restaurants nationwide. Food taste so much better when it's a bargain :)

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Unlocking the social Web with MingleWing

Unlocking the social Web with MingleWing | TechToons | Scoop.it

"Take a little bit of Facebook sharing, throw in Reddit's voting system with Pinterest's ease of acess, and boom: MingleWing."

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Pinterest Becomes Top Traffic Driver for Retailers [INFOGRAPHIC]

Pinterest Becomes Top Traffic Driver for Retailers [INFOGRAPHIC] | TechToons | Scoop.it
Pinterest is driving increasingly significant amounts of traffic to retailers' websites.
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Pages With Too Many Ads "Above The Fold" Now Penalized By Google's "Page Layout" Algorithm

Pages With Too Many Ads "Above The Fold" Now Penalized By Google's "Page Layout" Algorithm | TechToons | Scoop.it
Do you shove lots of ads at the top of your web pages? Think again. Tired of doing a Google search and landing on these types of pages? Rejoice. Google has announced that it will penalize sites with pages that are top-heavy with ads.
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[nytlabs] Project Cascade

[nytlabs] Project Cascade | TechToons | Scoop.it

Very cool data visualisations and analysis of what happens when you release a tweet out into the wild. Twitter that!

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18 Tools to Speed Up Link Building | Justin Briggs

18 Tools to Speed Up Link Building | Justin Briggs | TechToons | Scoop.it

Link building is full of time consuming, repetitive tasks. This includes tasks like advanced searches, prospecting, contact detail discovery, following up with content writers, sending emails, reminding yourself to follow up, and copying information from tool to tool or source to tool with no streamlined workflow. So here are some useful tools that can help you scale these tasks. by Justin Briggs

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Social Media Revolution 2011

http://www.socialnomics.net/ Part of the world's most watched Social Media video series; "Social Media Revolution" by Erik Qualman. Based on #1 International...
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Mainstream Media Not Engaging Their Twitter Followers

Mainstream Media Not Engaging Their Twitter Followers | TechToons | Scoop.it

Study shows major media outlets treat Twitter as a glorified RSS feed instead of interacting with readers, but are we surprised?

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Spreaker: broadcast live audio from you iPhone

I've always wanted my own, live radio show, but creating such a broadcast has typically involved lots of equipment, technical staff and coordination between ...
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Google Recent Search Result Obsession will Impact 35% of Searches

Google Recent Search Result Obsession will Impact 35% of Searches | TechToons | Scoop.it
Google search tweaked it’s algo to show most recent results based on event, trending topic and up to date topic. This tweak will affect 35% of searches.
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Google Search Operators - Google Guide

Google Search Operators - Google Guide | TechToons | Scoop.it

An evergreen item for those needing more power from their google searches.

 

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Infographic: Half-Life Of Social Media Shares

Infographic: Half-Life Of Social Media Shares | TechToons | Scoop.it
Social discovery service StumbleUpon has released a new infographic looking at the “half-life” of content shared via its service versus Twitter and Facebook.
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Not so fast SEO, Google wants to punish “overly optimized” sites

Not so fast SEO, Google wants to punish “overly optimized” sites | TechToons | Scoop.it
Head of Google's Web Spam team Matt Cutts spoke on a panel at SXSW about search engine optimization and revealed a new strategy from Google that could send fear into the heart of any website manager. Google's planning to punish any website that is...
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YouTube - One Hour Per Second

Every second, one hour of video is uploaded to YouTube. That's 24 hours every 24 seconds... or a decade every single day. Discover more time-bending stats at...
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Twitter acquisition confirms that curation is the future

Twitter acquisition confirms that curation is the future | TechToons | Scoop.it
Twitter's purchase of Summify, which delivered an email summary of interesting links from a user's social networks, shows Twitter is trying to get smarter about how it filters the flood of information users are exposed to.
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Incredible Things That Happen Every 60 Seconds On The Internet

Incredible Things That Happen Every 60 Seconds On The Internet | TechToons | Scoop.it
How many Facebook status updates??...
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BeeCloud | 512Gb Free Online Backup and Storage

Get a network drive in the cloud and never lose a file again. Unbelievable deal: 512Gb free online backup. No trial, no credit card needed and it works like dropbox. Yay!

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The Evolution of Search

Following up on our video on how we make improvements to search, we wanted to share with you a short history of the evolution of search, highlighting some of...
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Top 10 Social Web Products of 2011

Top 10 Social Web Products of 2011 | TechToons | Scoop.it

From the team at +ReadWriteWeb comes their list of the top 10 social web products of 2011. Guess which new network took the #1 spot?

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USB Stick Contains Dual-Core Computer, Turns Any Screen Into an Android Station

USB Stick Contains Dual-Core Computer, Turns Any Screen Into an Android Station | TechToons | Scoop.it
Codenamed Cotton Candy because its 21 gram weight is the same as a bag of the confection, this tiny PC enables what its inventor calls "Any Screen Computing," the ability to turn any TV, laptop, phone, tablet, or set-top box into a dumb terminal...
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Tumblr Numbers: The Rapid Rise of Social Blogging [INFOGRAPHIC]

Tumblr Numbers: The Rapid Rise of Social Blogging [INFOGRAPHIC] | TechToons | Scoop.it
In just a few short years, Tumblr has risen to the world stage as a popular social media platform. Check out the system's nuts and bolts.
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GoMo: Helping businesses create a mobile friendly website - Google Mobile Ads Blog

GoMo: Helping businesses create a mobile friendly website - Google Mobile Ads Blog | TechToons | Scoop.it

Google joins the race to help your website go mobile.

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Eli Pariser: Beware online "filter bubbles" | Video on TED.com

TED Talks As web companies strive to tailor their services (including news and search results) to our personal tastes, there's a dangerous unintended consequence: We get trapped in a "filter bubble" and don't get exposed to information that could...
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A new kind of cloud-based backup for your hard drives: Bitcasa

I wish I had jumped on this much faster. I may be at the end of the queue but at least I've finally gotten round to registering for Bitcasa's new beta service - and you don't need to miss out either. If you haven't done so yet click on the link below and grab yourself unlimited storage on your desktop. The more you spread the word, the sooner you'll test this sweet piece of tech. Of course, you'll be doing me a favour as well ... click, click, click away! https://www.bitcasa.com/beta-signup?share=982817388

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