Tag Archives: social media

SMS Marketing 2013 a Year in Review

By Sandeep Gulyani The common adage, “Out with the old and in with the new” definitely rings true for SMS message marketing in 2013. This has been a year of significant changes in regulations and procedures for mobile marketers who use texts as part of their efforts. Unfortunately, many marketers have employed illegal tactics while marketing their products and services ...

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13 major UX flaws on social media sites

By Christopher Ratcliff As of last weekend, Vine has finally introduced a desktop website. I say finally, Vine has only been going a year, but it’s still been an awfully long wait. The idea that a platform as supposedly trend-setting as Vine didn’t have a desktop presence is frankly ludicrous. I’ve been writing a regular round-up of the best Vines ...

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18 noteworthy examples of unusual web navigation design

By Chris Lake When it comes to website navigation, I’m a traditionalist. I don’t think it’s something that should be messed around with, unless there’s a very good reason for doing so. The fundamentals of web navigation haven’t changed at all. Obvious labels, clear scent trails, a lack of clutter, and good usability are all essential. Navigation should be obvious, ...

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The Online Video Industry in China

By Stacey Rudolph Online Videos market is expanding in China and according to latest infographic released by GO-Globe.com, China has the World’s largest population of 450 Million Online video viewers and is estimated to reach 700 Million by 2016. And, watching videos online ( 33.2%) has already surpassed other online activities like social networking(18.2%) and Searching(10.2%) in terms of percentage ...

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Personalisation: how do companies find the right balance?

By Danny Chadburn Tapping the Google Play Store icon on my phone earlier this week I was faced with a horrifying sight. Sat staring at me in the ‘Recommended for You’ section was the official Tottenham Hotspur app. It’s lucky Google isn’t in charge of selecting my Christmas presents. As a man sporting a (tasteful-ish) Arsenal tattoo, I’m on the ...

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Famous International Heists Throughout History

By Dave Landry Ocean’s 11. Dog Day Afternoon. The Italian Job. Heat. The Town. Reservoir Dogs. Bonnie and Clyde. Heist movies can be some of the most fun and entertaining moments for us at the movies because of their sensationalized action sequences, larger-than-life characters, dramatic impact and the sheer amazement we feel of watching criminals and outlaws defying the law ...

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What Would Help Your Blog in 2014?

By Ramsay In a few days some very big things are happening here at Blog Tyrant. We’re getting a new sister! A sister blog that is. To celebrate this crazily fun occasion Blog Tyrant itself will be undergoing some pretty big changes. They will be big, but not so big that Blog Tyrant doesn’t feel like “home” anymore. I hate ...

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February Kicks Off Local TV Sweeps

By Kyle Elyse Niederpruem Local TV sweeps are the few months of the year in TV land when broadcast segments kick into high gear with investigative pieces and consumer segments that are intensely promoted and aggressively marketed by local television outlets. And sweeps start in February. So what’s the fuss? We asked an industry insider and former news director with ...

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