Len Marikdan of Groove clears up six email marketing myths that have been repeated so often that they’ve somehow become “facts.”The post The 6 Biggest Email Marketing Myths, Debunked by @LenMarkidan appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Goodbye, Yahoo. After months of speculation, the early internet powerhouse has sold off its core assets for $4.83 billion to telecom giant Verizon. It has been a long road to this point with multiple CEOs, multiple acquisitions and multiple second chances, but on July 25 it was clear: Yahoo, as we know it, will never be the same. Let’s take a moment to work out what exactly that means. SEE ALSO: How Yahoo derailed Tumblr The company was founded 22 years ago, way before the internet merged into the beast it is today. Yahoo began as an internet directory, a search engine and then a web portal. In a time before Google and sophisticated search, Yahoo was the homepage of the internet for the majority of people. Read more…More about Verizon, Yahoo, Business, and Media
Pour one out for the BlackBerry Classic. BlackBerry announced on Tuesday on its Inside BlackBerry blog that it will no longer produce the BlackBerry Classic, officially ending a form-factor era. SEE ALSO: Stop trying to make hardware happen, BlackBerry “Sometimes it can be very tough to let go,” Ralph Pini, the company’s chief operating officer and general manager for devices wrote. “To keep innovating and advancing our portfolio, we are updating our smartphone lineup with state-of-the-art devices. As part of this, and after many successful years in the market, we will no longer manufacture BlackBerry Classic.” Read more… More about Smartphones, Rip, Dead, Blackberry Classic, and Blackberry
It is not difficult to understand why nearly 50 million Brazilians are connected through WhatsApp; after all, this is a country where wireless communications are considerably more expensive than in the United States.The post What’s Up With WhatsApp Marketing Outside of the U.S.? by @esornoso appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Is your blog looking a bit run down? Maybe it isn’t functioning as well as you’d like? Your blog represents your company’s headquarters online, so if it is not performing up to your expectations, it is time to upgrade it with some simple plugins. Any of the following tools will help spruce up your site and simplify your marketing activities: Click to Tweet Obviously, you want your customers to share your blog content – that’s a big part of the reason you have a blog in the first place, right? With the Click to Tweet plugin, you can add simple […]The post 12 WordPress Plugins You Should Install on Your Blog by @sujanpatel appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
The Starbucks mobile app saves your passwords and other user information in unsecured plaintext, Starbucks executives confirmed Thursday User information, including passwords, email addresses, usernames and geolocation data, was unencrypted — making it readily accessible to anyone who plugs the handset into a PC, according to a report detailing the vulnerability. The Starbucks app, which is available to iOS, Android and Blackberry users, is the most popular mobile payment app in the US According to the report, passwords are stored this way to make it easier for users to make purchases. — Customers only need to enter their password and username once, when first using the app, and can make all subsequent purchases without entering any log in information. Read more…More about Starbucks, Passwords, Mobile Security, and Tech
According to TechCrunch, Google has officially rolled out its latest update to the mobile Android OS, known as 4.4 (or KitKat). Google announced several of the updates that are coming with KitKat, which will be available today on the Android Open Source Project and Nexus 5. The update will soon roll out to other versions of Nexus, […]Author informationKelsey JonesSearch & Social Consultant at MoxieDot.Kelsey Jones helps clients around the world grow their social media, content, and search marketing presence. She enjoys writing and consuming all kinds of content, both in digital and tattered paperback form.TwitterFacebookGoogle+LinkedInThe post Google Releases Android 4.4 KitKat by @wonderwall7 appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Just announced today by the New York Times, BlackBerry is reporting that it has reached a deal with a partial owner, Fairfax Financial Services, to go private. The news comes with the agreement that BlackBerry will pay shareholders $9 per share in cash, which equals approximately $4.7 billion. Although no other company acquirers are named […]Author informationKelsey JonesSearch & Social Consultant at MoxieDot.Kelsey Jones helps clients around the world grow their social media, content, and search marketing presence. She enjoys writing and consuming all kinds of content, both in digital and tattered paperback form.TwitterFacebookGoogle+LinkedInThe post BlackBerry To Go Private: Reaches $4.7B Deal with Fairfax Financial by @wonderwall7 appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
The doors are now open to a fresh supply of targeted contextual ads for Web publishers from the Yahoo! Bing Network. Thanks to a partnership with Media.net, Web publishers can now create and customize highly relevant, targeted contextual advertising units for their websites from among the ads running on the Yahoo! Bing Network. Here are
ORLANDO — For Research In Motion, this week has been all about BlackBerry 10, the new operating system for its phones that’s set to…