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Call-to-Action Button Wording: Wondering What to Put on Your CTA Button? Here Are Dozens of Ideas!

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seosmarty.com - When social media platforms just started springing up, I remember many experts assuming social media would kill email marketing. In fact, the latter only got stronger… Maintaining a loyal, active a...

Twitter doesn't want to be a 'Social Networking' app anymore

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theverge.com - It's very tempting to read into this: on the iOS App Store, Twitter is now categorizing itself as a "News" app instead of a "Social Networking" app. So excuse me while I give in to temptation. Sara...

Pizza From the Grain Up

nytimes.com - ASHEVILLE, N.C. — This mountain city is rightly known for many things: the Biltmore Estate, spectacular leaf peeping and craft beer. Pizza, though, is not one of them. That may be about to change, ...

Passing in VC: A Great Responsibility

tdevane.tumblr.com - Saying no to someone isn’t comfortable or easy because it’s never what a person waiting for an answer about anything hopes to hear. In our industry, venture investors are responsible for passing on...

Where have the multi-sport high school athletes gone?

bigstory.ap.org - FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Harrison Heffley played nearly every sport that caught his interest during junior high and high school, from his dominant trade of baseball to basketball, football and eve...

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20 Most Disruptive Innovators of 2016

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inc.com - On Friday, April 22nd, I attended one of the most inspiring and arguably one of the best award shows available to entrepreneurs today: The Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards. So many CEOs talk th...

Elon Musk’s Model Mother, Maye, Prepares for Met Gala Debut

nytimes.com - The DVF Awards hosted by Diane von Furstenberg three weeks ago was filled with Botox blondes, crowding the bar in black cocktail dresses. Towering above them in stiletto heels and snugly fitting sn...

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How well is Snapchat handling lawsuit claiming it encourages drivers to speed?

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prweek.com - Snapchat released an anti-distracted driving filter on the same day another filter on the app was blamed in a lawsuit for allegedly causing a driver using it to get into a serious car accident. Spe...

The future of Samsung Pay is frictionless, says Samsung's self-proclaimed 'payment nerd'

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cnet.com - When somebody tells you they're a "payment nerd," that's gotta be a good sign. And this is basically how Elle Kim, Samsung's new VP of business development for Samsung Pay, introduced herself to me...

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Why image recognition is about to transform business

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techcrunch.com - At Facebook’s recent annual developer conference, Marc Zuckerberg outlined the social network’s artificial intelligence (AI) plans to “build systems that are better than people in perception.” He t...

No, Despite Claims on Facebook, Saturn Won't Loom Over the Earth on May 1.

slate.com - Another day, another weird Facebook astronomy hoax. The photo with the caption above have been spread around Facebook quite a bit the past few days; it shows Saturn looming huge in the sky over a c...

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Instagram Testing New, Stripped Back Presentation Style

socialmediatoday.com - Instagram’s one of the fastest growing social networks in the world right now, going from 200 million users in May 2014 to 400 million only 16 months later. In fact, back when Facebook paid $1 bill...

Beyoncé and the Value of Surprise Marketing

Will Including Certain Words in Your Posts Lead to Higher Reach on Facebook?

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