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Interviews

Austin

Anne Ward: How to Win on the SEO Battlefield

By | Mar 20, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Startups constantly wonder how they can get their company noticed by customers online. Sure, buying ads on social media, creating content, and amplifying their message via Hootsuite is a start, but it’s hard to move the needle if you don’t understand the full scope of…

Interviews

Austin

Bishop Paul Tighe Talks About the Vatican’s Relationship with Digital Culture – Interview

By | Mar 16, 2017 at 4:30 pm

A lot of people might be surprised to hear about the Vatican taking a vested interested in technology, especially social media. In fact, this cultural crossover became headline news when it was announced the Vatican would be participating in SXSW 2017. Bishop Paul Tighe, the…

Social Media

Twitter By The Numbers: #Inauguration Versus #WomensMarch

By | Jan 24, 2017 at 11:20 am

There is no doubt that the past few weeks have been a bit heated in the US political realm. The most recent events of course being the inauguration of President Donald Trump and the Women’s March the following day, which consisted of upwards of 3 million…

Marketing

How Social Media Has Changed Marketing [Infographic]

By | Mar 22, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Social media is an affordable audience building tool that vastly influences an extensive network of users in the quest for products and solutions. As the marketing buzzword of the hour, social media helps marketers find the right segmented audience to hone in on qualified prospects….

Social Media

Reddit Tests New Profiles, Sets Potential For Personal Followers

By | Mar 22, 2017 at 11:20 am

Over the past few years, Reddit has seen quite a bit of change both internal and external. From leadership shake ups, to breaking away from Advance Publications (still the largest shareholder), and raising a $50 million round led by celebrities like Snoop Dogg, the…

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Startups & Apps

Sweek Can Take You Inside the World of Mobile Writing Networks

By | Mar 21, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Authors and social networks are a natural fit. After all they both live off of a steady stream of words. Even before the digital networks existed, authors relied on the old-school network of snail mail. HP Lovecraft famously loved responding to fan mail. When…

Social Media

3 Best Practices for Avoiding Embarrassing Social Media Missteps

By | Mar 14, 2017 at 8:30 pm

Social media is the land of unfixable mistakes. Whether it’s a poorly timed tweet or ill-informed Facebook post, hitting “send” can be an incredibly stressful when it comes to social media. If you want to make sure you aren’t dooming your entire company with a…

Social Media

Facebook Will Use Artificial Intelligence to Help Prevent Suicide

By | Mar 2, 2017 at 4:30 pm

The cost-benefit analysis of social media has been hotly debated in recent years. Sure, the ability to personally connect with anyone on the planet via the internet allows for a unique perspective on the world at large. But with the advent of issues like cyber…

Social Media

How Marketers Can Decode the Psychology Driving Social Media

By | Feb 19, 2017 at 2:30 pm

What is it about social media that keeps our eyes and brains transfixed for long hours? What void is social media filling up in our lives that real social interactions don’t? The questions are many, but one cannot qualm the ability of social media…

Tips & How To’s

4 Ways You Can Really Make Your Company’s Podcast Stand Out

By | Feb 8, 2017 at 8:30 pm

Podcasts are becoming a new way to build audience and develop awareness for a company or product. In the last three years, In the last three years, there has been a 25 percent increase of people who have started listening to podcasts, according to…

Virtual Reality

In Virtual Reality, Trolls Will Be Worse Than Ever

By | Feb 8, 2017 at 2:30 pm

The future of virtual reality is relatively unknown. While gaming is leading the pack, there are dozens of potential applications in the development stages that will revolutionize tech as we know it. From immersive social media experiences to a grocery store you can peruse at…

New Media

The 2017 Visual Trends Changing the Way We View the World

By | Feb 8, 2017 at 11:20 am

Technology has reached such a level in the world of photo and video that almost anyone can carry the tools they need to create stunning images enjoyed by millions. Now that these imaging technologies are so ubiquitous, people don’t have to worry so much…

Startups & Apps

12 Social Apps for the Most Well-Connected Entrepreneurs

By | Feb 6, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Whether you connect online or meet in person at an event, networking is a necessary business investment. You can be a social butterfly or an awkward conversationalist, it doesn’t matter. You need to network. The relationships you build are critical to your personal growth…

Sports

Phoenix

The PGA TOUR Is Attracting Millennials to Golf with Innovative Tech

By | Feb 3, 2017 at 10:40 am

The sounds of polite golf claps and gentle sighs have been replaced with the rumbling sound of over 600,000 cheering fans found at the Waste Management Phoenix Open PGA TOUR. This event is like no other as it has an eco-friendly mission and considered one…

Entertainment

Why the Oscar Nominations Were Announced Via Live Stream

By | Jan 27, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Traditionally, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announces their nominees in a packed venue with the press anxiously awaiting for each name to be read. However, that all changed this year. For the first time ever, the Academy rolled out their choices…

Social Media

Scottsdale

What I Learned From Finding a New Barber With Instagram

By | Jan 26, 2017 at 12:50 pm

After following my barber from place to place around the Phoenix metro area for five years he moved too far away and it started becoming too time consuming of a drive and wait to get a fresh haircut. I’m a big believer in getting…

HR and Recruiting

This App Will Make Sure Your Social Media Presence Isn’t Embarrassing

By | Jan 24, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Looking for a job can be incredibly stressful. In addition to having to wear nice clothes, your personality, work history, and hobbies are being judged by between one and twenty different people. And to make matters worse, social media has made it easier than…