LinkedIn Outage Due To Possible DNS Hijacking

LinkedIn confirmed via Twitter that its site suffered an outage due to “a DNS issue.” According to Downrightnow.com, LinkedIn’s service outage began around 6PM PST yesterday and is still continuing, though service has gradually resumed for some users. Shortly after the outage began, App.net co-founder Bryan Berg wrote on his […]


Nielsen reveals habits of second-screeners

Nielsen’s latest survey reveals that 85% use their tablet or smartphone while watching television at least once a month; 40% do so daily. Forty one percent use a tablet, while slightly less use a smartphone (39%). But, are these second-screeners using their mobile devices to distract themselves, during ad breaks […]


Why your coupons need mobile

I recently had the chance to chat with Locaid CEO Rip Gerber about their multi-source location platform and the trend toward mobile couponing. Kristina: Tell me how the Locaid platform works and what it offers retailers? Rip Gerber, CEO of Locaid: Locaid offers retailers the largest multi-source location platform in […]


Younger B2B buyers' online purchase behavior ignored by suppliers

Are you a B2B buyer under the age of 35? If so, according to a new report from the Acquity Group, you are 131% more likely to make corporate purchases online than those who are age 35 and over. However, the same report reveals that suppliers’ websites are not set […]


Proof That Podcasting Will Benefit Your Business

By Louise JuligPublished June 19, 2013 Pat Flynn of The Smart Passive Income Blog has parlayed his everyday-guy persona into a six-figure income supported heavily by podcasting. “I’ve been able to make a much deeper connection with my audience,” Flynn said. “When I go to conferences, the first thing people […]


4 Easy Steps to Implement a Facebook Marketing Strategy

By Andrea VahlPublished June 18, 2013 Do you have a Facebook marketing strategy? Is your Facebook marketing is working? If you don’t have a strategy with goals in place for your Facebook Page, you won’t know if you are getting a return on your social media efforts! Your Facebook marketing […]


Research Shows Blogging a Top Focus for Marketers

By Patricia RedsickerPublished June 17, 2013 Do you ever wonder what tactics, tools and strategies other social media marketers are using? Regardless of how long you’ve been involved in social media, chances are you have some questions that you’d like answered. Questions such as, “What are the best social management […]

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