Tips for Including Social Media Buttons in Your Website’s Design

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pUsing social networks for promoting your brand online is the new standard, but along with every new opportunity Social Media Marketing presents us, comes new risks and questions./p
pHere are a few tips and considerations for integrating your website design with your Social Media Marketing efforts:/p
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How to Integrate “Recent Posts by Others” with Your Facebook Timeline

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pRemember Old Facebook? When your wall was a pleasant mix of posts from both you, the business, and your fans? When valuable customer interactions were automatically front and centre on your Facebook page?/p
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8 Silly Grammar Mistakes That Are Killing Your Blog

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pThe worst piece of writing advice I ever received? Write like you talk./p
pIf yoursquo;ve ever eavesdropped on a conversation, you know that our verbal culture is an editorrsquo;s worst nightmare. Saturated with rotten grammar, half-baked ideas and a disturbing amount of likes, ums and yrsquo;knows, human speech isnrsquo;t exactly made for readability./p
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Yahoo search committee head leaves board as CEO inquiry starts

Patti Hart, the Yahoo director who headed the search committee that selected Scott Thompson as CEO, was supposed to be one of the board members staying on during a makeover. Instead, she’s leaving.

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Does your Facebook smartphone habit mean you’ll be seeing more ads soon?

More people are spending more time on Facebook via smartphone than they do on computers – which could mean that the company will have to change the way it manages its advertising, or else risk pushing its drop in revenue even further in future.



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Astoundingly realistic animal chairs from Maximo Riera are a must-see

Spanish artist Maximo Riera creates amazingly detailed animal chair sculptures.



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Facebook: Social Reader Usage May Be Down, But Engagement Is Up




The media, forever a navel-gazing industry, worked itself into a fever earlier this week after evidence emerged that usage of Facebook’s s

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Job You Got Leaves You So Uninspired? Apply For The Latest New Jersey Accelerator, TechLaunch

Not many people think much good can come from New Jersey. Sure there’s the Shore and Boardwalk Empire, but for the most part it’s “bridge and tunnel” this and Snooki that. Well that’s all supposed to change thanks to TechLaunch, a new accelerator based at Montclair State University.

Noted New Jersey angel Mario Casabona founded the accelerator as a way to keep high-tech from hitting Wall Street or DUMBO. A group of 12 companies will get $20,000 during an intense 12-week program with a number of local mentors including Chris Ackermann of Facebook and Michel M. Bitritto of the NJ Meadowlands Commission Business Accelerator.

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Funzio Was Making $5M In Sales Per Month When It Sold To GREE For $210M

funzioSan Francisco-based mobile gaming startup Funziohad just come off making more than $5 million in sales per month when it sold toJapan’s GREE for $210 million last week.Profits may be another story, and there’s less visibility into that. ButFunzio had to decide between raising additional funding or selling at the time the deal happened.

The numbers were revealed in GREE’s earnings statement today. Funzio’s acquisition comes at a very fascinating time for GREE, a $4.8 billion mobile gaming company from Japan. Like Zynga in the U.S., GREE and its archrival DeNA are part of a younger vanguard of freemium gaming companies that have found success in their home market of Japan.

But there are threats on the horizon. GREE’sshares were absolutely slaughtered on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Monday. The company’s shares fell a record 23 percent after the Japanese government said it was investigating the legality of various game mechanics in the social gaming industry.

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Is big data just a fad, or something much more profound?

It remains to be seen whether big data is the the flavor of the month or something more profound. What’s indisputable is that more data is available than ever before and we now have the tools to help us make sense of that data.

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