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Tips on Building SEO and Online Awareness

YouTube videos and link building By Kellen Kautzman Developing and increasing online awareness is key for small business owners, and there are many simple, inexpensive strategies. SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is a battle. Each of the hundreds of businesses I’ve worked with over the last decade have wanted the same thing – return on investment. Most believe if they rank well in Google, they will see the desired return. Their success, of course, is completely dependent upon the keywords which ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Business, Pinterest, California, Youtube, Sales & Marketing, Las Vegas, NICK, Google Adwords, Forbes, Right Now, Google Webmaster Tools Google, Nick Morgan, Kellen Kautzman, Kautzman


First artificial intelligence Google Doodle features Bach

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google is celebrating composer Johann Sebastian Bach with its first artificial intelligence-powered Doodle. Thursday’s animated Google Doodle shows the composer playing an organ in celebration of his March 21, 1685, birthday under the old Julian calendar. It encourages users to compose their own two-measure melody. Google says the Doodle uses […]
Tags: Google, Business, Technology, News, Nation, Google Doodle, Calif, Johann Sebastian Bach, Bach, Julian


Two arrested for hiding cameras in motel rooms and charging for access to livestreams

Some 1,600 people were secretly livestreamed while staying in South Korean motel rooms where cameras had been hidden by criminals who operated a 4,000-user service for voyeurs, where a $45/month upcharge bought subscribers the right to access replays and other extra services. South Korea has been rocked by scandals and protests over men who hide cameras in women's toilets and secretly record them and then nonconsensually share the videos; there have also been multiple scandals involving so-...
Tags: Gadgets, South Korea, Post, Business, Gender, News, Privacy, Voyeurism, National Police Agency, James Griffiths, Cyber Investigation Department, Crime South-korea, Sophie Jeong


Europe slaps Google with $2.5 billion fine

Europe's antitrust regulators slapped Google with a big fine Wednesday for the third time in less than two years, ordering the tech giant to pay 1.49 billion euros (NZ$2.46 billion) for freezing out rivals in the online advertising... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Google, Europe, Business


Kidfluencers' rampant YouTube marketing creates minefield for Google

On Feb. 13, JoJo Siwa posted a YouTube video from a Target store, detailing her plan to buy "every single item of JoJo merch" inside. She starts with clothes, piling her own trademarked shirts and dresses into a cart. "I literally... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Google, Business, Jojo Siwa


Lithuanian man pleads guilty in $100M internet fraud case

NEW YORK (AP) — A Lithuanian man who duped Google and Facebook into transferring over $100 million into accounts he controlled has pleaded guilty to wire fraud. Evaldas Rimasauskas (eh-VAHL’-dahs ree-muh-SOWS’-kuhs) entered the plea Wednesday in federal court in Manhattan. Judge George Daniels set a July 24 sentencing date. The charge could carry as many […]
Tags: Google, Facebook, Business, New York, Technology, News, Ap, Nation, Manhattan, George Daniels


Ocean mission’s emergency ascent caused by motor burning out

ALDABRA, Seychelles (AP) — A drama in which a submersible made an emergency ascent from 250 meters (820 feet) below the Indian Ocean was caused by condensation burning out a small motor in the cockpit, the director of the British-led Nekton Mission said on Wednesday. Oliver Steeds told The Associated Press that the burnout produced […]
Tags: Business, Technology, News, Nation, Indian Ocean, The Associated Press, Nekton Mission, ALDABRA Seychelles, Oliver Steeds


Skedulo raises $28M for its mobile workforce management service

Skedulo, a service that helps businesses manage their mobile employees, today announced that it has raised a $28 million Series B funding round led by M12, Microsoft’s venture fund. Existing investors Blackbird and Castanoa Ventures also participated in this round. The company’s service offers businesses all fo the necessary tools to manage their mobile employees, including their schedules. A lot of small businesses still use basic spreadsheets and email to do this, but that’s obviously not the ...
Tags: Startups, Business, Enterprise, Microsoft, Small Business, Entrepreneurship, Tech, Economy, Sydney, Brisbane, Machine Learning, Mobile App, Fairhurst, Recent Funding, Castanoa Ventures, Matt Fairhurst


Survey: Top CEOs report weaker economic outlook for 1Q

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top U.S. CEOs are reporting that their economic outlook weakened in the first three months of the year although it remains above its historical average. The Business Roundtable, a lobbying organization of major companies’ chief executives, also said Wednesday its first-quarter survey of CEOs showed strong support for Congress to create a […]
Tags: Business, Technology, News, Congress, Washington, Ap, Nation


Google hit with another fine by the EU, this time for $1.7 billion

Google has been fined for the third time by the EU, this time for breaching antitrust laws by requiring third-party websites using its search function to prioritize its ads over competitors. The post Google hit with another fine by the EU, this time for $1.7 billion appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, Android, Mobile, Business, News, Trends, Eu, Computing, Antitrust, Fine


Google hit with another fine by the E.U., this time for $1.7 billion

Google has been fined for the third time by the E.U., this time for breaching antitrust laws by requiring third-party websites using its search function to prioritize its ads over competitors. The post Google hit with another fine by the E.U., this time for $1.7 billion appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, Android, Mobile, Business, News, Trends, Eu, Computing, Antitrust, Fine


Stocks edge lower ahead of Federal Reserve policy decision

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks edged lower in early trading on Wall Street Wednesday ahead of the latest interest rate policy decision by the Federal Reserve. Health care and technology companies led the market lower as investors favored safer holdings in the utilities and real estate sectors. Microsoft and Apple edged lower, dragging other […]
Tags: Apple, Business, New York, News, Microsoft, Ap, Nation, Federal Reserve, Federal Reserve Health


How to Multiply Content Marketing Results Without Spending Additional Money?

By Roberto Garvin Are you after search engine traffic? You must be if you want to increase online visibility for your business. Whether it is search engine traffic you want or even brand awareness, content is key to your marketing strategy. According to findings released by Kapost, the report shows that content marketing costs 62% less and generates 3 times as many leads. And it seems that 93% of B2B marketers already know this because they are using content marketing to grow their business. So ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Business, Sales & Marketing, HubSpot, Right Now, Yoast SEO, Kapost, Roberto Garvin


California's Right to Repair Bill, killed by Big Ag and Apple, has been reintroduced

Last year, California was one of several states to introduce right to repair legislation that would force companies to end practices that discourage the independent repair sector, creating a requirement to sell replacement parts, provide documentation, and supply codes to bypass DRM systems that locked new parts out of devices until the company activated them. The bills were mostly defeated, thanks to coalitions led by Apple -- which subsequently warned its investors that its profits were...
Tags: Apple, Post, Business, News, Law, California, US, Stockton, Agribusiness, SMEs, Big Ag, Susan Talamantes Eggman, Right To Repair, CALPIRG, Mikey Campbell, Maureen Mahoney


Seven Africa-focused startups present at Y Combinator’s Demo Day

The seven African-focused companies which presented as part of Y Combinator’s 200 strong cohort of Winter 2019 class of 200 startups may seem like a small percentage for such a large class, but it represents the growing significance of African ventures in YC’s universe. Since 2016, the Silicon Valley accelerator—that provides seed funds and mentorship for early stage startups—has backed 25 companies located in Africa and another 10 with an Africa product focus, according to YC spokesperson Linds...
Tags: Google, TC, Y Combinator, Business, UK, China, Nigeria, Africa, Tech, Spokesperson, Economy, Companies, United Kingdom, Healthcare, Silicon Valley, Tanzania


Nexstar Media selling 19 TV stations for $1.32 billion

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Nexstar is selling 19 television stations for $1.32 billion as part of its buyout deal with Tribune Media. Nexstar agreed in December to buy Chicago’s Tribune Media for about $4 billion. Part of that agreement requires Nexstar to sell certain television stations in order to comply with the FCC local and […]
Tags: Business, Technology, News, Fcc, Ap, Chicago, Tribune Media, Nexstar, Nexstar Media, Irving Texas, Tribune Media Nexstar


Desi Innovations: Not just jugaad, but these innovators are solving for themselves [Collection]

India is a land of innovation and while tech companies are still looking at West (and China) for inspiration, the innovators back home are solving for themselves. And in the process, they are creating some amazing products. We respect and bat for these innovators. In no particular order, here goes a collection which will inspire you to push more! The post Desi Innovations: Not just jugaad, but these innovators are solving for themselves [Collection] appeared first on NextBigWhat.
Tags: Business, China, India, Tech, West


Massive Kiwi funds with $90b consider dumping Facebook, Google, Twitter shares if firms broke law by hosting shooting video

The managers of five government-related funds with more than $90 billion in funds under management say they are adding their weight to callers for multi-national social media owners Facebook, Twitter and Google to take action against... [Author: new[email protected]]
Tags: Google, Business, Facebook Twitter, Facebook Google Twitter, Massive Kiwi


Disney closes $71B deal for Fox entertainment assets

Disney has closed its $71 billion acquisition of Fox’s entertainment business, putting “Cinderella,” ”The Simpsons,” ”Star Wars” and “Dr. Strange” under one corporate roof. The deal is likely to shake up the media landscape. Among other things, it paves the way for Disney to launch its streaming service, Disney Plus, due out later this year. […]
Tags: Business, Technology, News, Entertainment, Disney, Fox, Nation, Simpsons Star Wars


Google's 'Netflix for gaming' set to transform entertainment industry

The line snaked out of the conference centre and around the block.Inside, a stage flanked by bright glowing columns and stunning white archways. The audience fizzed with excitement. Even at a specialist video games conference,... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Google, Business, Netflix


U.S. bid to blockade Huawei fizzles in European 5G rollout

No European country has banned Huawei, despite a campaign by the Trump administration.
Tags: Business, Technology, News, Huawei, Trump, Nation & World Politics


In end of 20th Century Fox, a new era dawns for Hollywood

NEW YORK (AP) — The Fox Studio backlot, first built in 1926 on a Culver City ranch in Los Angeles, was enormous. Before much of it was sold off in the 1960s, it was four times the size of its current, and still huge, 53 acres. Shirley Temple’s bungalow still sits on the lot, as […]
Tags: Business, New York, Hollywood, Technology, Movies, News, Entertainment, Los Angeles, Nation, Shirley Temple, Culver City


Trump: Social media sites discriminate against conservatives

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump directed his ire Tuesday at the nation’s major social media companies, claiming they’re biased against Republicans and attacking them with the same gusto he uses for much of the rest of the media world. Trump’s focus on social media began with a morning tweet and continued into a press […]
Tags: Business, Technology, News, Washington, Ap, Nation, Donald Trump, Trump


Trello aims for the enterprise

Trello, Atlassian’s project management tool, is doubling down on its efforts to become a better service for managing projects at work. To do so, the team is launching thirteen new features in Trello Enterprise today, making this one of the company’s biggest feature releases since the launch of the enterprise version in 2015. As the company also announced today, one million teams now actively use the service. Most of these new features are for paying users, but even Trello’s free users are get...
Tags: Business, Enterprise, Tech, Atlassian, Trello, Project Management, Sox, Butler, Michael Pryor, Trello Enterprise


Facebook says no one flagged NZ mosque shooting livestream

LONDON (AP) — Facebook says none of the 200 or so people who watched live video of the New Zealand mosque shooting flagged it to moderators, underlining the challenge tech companies face in policing violent or disturbing content in real time. The social media giant released new details about its response to the video in […]
Tags: Facebook, Business, Technology, London, News, Ap, Nation, New Zealand, Nz


Norwegian aluminum producer hit by cyberattack

HELSINKI (AP) — Norwegian aluminum producer Norsk Hydro says it has been a targeted by “an extensive cyberattack” through a ransomware virus impacting its key operations and disrupting its IT systems. The Oslo-based company that is one of the world’s largest aluminum producers said Tuesday it has isolated its plants in Europe and the United […]
Tags: Europe, Business, Technology, News, Ap, United, Helsinki, Oslo, Norsk Hydro


Emergency ascent in Indian Ocean as sub fills with smoke

ALPHONSE ISLAND, Seychelles (AP) — A British scientist and her American pilot had to make an emergency ascent from 100 meters beneath the surface of the Indian Ocean after smoke filled the cockpit of their submersible. The pair with the British-led Nekton Mission investigating climate change off the Seychelles is safe and recovering on the […]
Tags: Business, Technology, News, Nation, Seychelles, Indian Ocean, Nekton Mission, ALPHONSE ISLAND Seychelles


Fox Corp. begins trading as Disney completion looms

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox Corp., the Fox assets that are not part of Disney’s $71.3 billion acquisition of Fox’s entertainment assets, began trading as a stand-alone company on Tuesday. Disney’s acquisition of Fox assets is set to close around 12 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, more than a year after the mega deal was first […]
Tags: Business, New York, Technology, News, Disney, Ap, Fox, Fox Corp


Secrets to Improve Your SEO

How can you improve your SEO without spending big bucks? By Rieva Lesonsky Do you wish you knew the secrets to getting your business’s website on the top of search engine results? Join the club. For most small business owners, paying for the right to be on top is out of reach. Fortunately, that’s not your only option. Here’s what small business owners in a recent Clutch survey are doing to boost their SEO. Over one-third (36%) of small businesses say they have an SEO strategy. In addition, 38% ...
Tags: Google, Business, Siri, Sales & Marketing, Ppc, Right Now, Rieva Lesonsky


In big tech’s future expansion plans, public good should be the corporate incentive

Yung Wu Contributor Yung Wu is the CEO of MaRS Discovery District, a Toronto-based innovation hub. More posts by this contributor To actually change the world, Big Tech needs to grow up The cancellation of Amazon’s planned expansion in New York exposes the truth about its HQ2 promises. In the end, the company seemed mainly interested in tax incentives and being allowed to make a corner of NYC once set aside for public housing and scho...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Uber, Column, Business, New York, Texas, Microsoft, Virginia, Toronto, Tech, Ceo, Economy, Companies, Artificial Intelligence



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