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8 tech startup trends to watch in 2017

Artificial intelligence startups will be big next year, along with startups in cybersecurity, chatbots, VR and legalized recreational marijuana, according to experts.

Written by James A. Martin01 Dec. 16 00:00

How to watch offline Netflix on a plane (or anywhere else)

The free PlayOn Cloud iOS app is a 'streaming digital video recorder' that lets you watch offline video from Netflix, Hulu and other services. However, it costs 99 cents to capture recordings, and they only last for 30 days.

Written by James A. Martin30 Nov. 16 00:00

32 IFTTT applets to help you handle the holidays

Whether you're an ‘If This, Then That’ pro or a first-timer, these 32 must-use 'recipes' or 'applets' can ease the burden of holiday shopping, backup all your celebratory photos, auto-send tidings of good joy, help you stay healthy and even squirrel away some cash.

Written by James A. Martin17 Nov. 16 00:00

20 things you need to know about video SEO

For maximum video search engine optimization, it pays to know the key tenets of modern video SEO. Search pros and digital marketing experts share top tips to boost your video search efforts.

Written by James A. Martin03 Nov. 16 23:00

Top 6 SEO ranking factors of 2016

Google regularly makes major updates to it algorithms, and its SEO ranking factors have changed dramatically during the past years. A group of SEO experts and search pros share insights on how SEO rank has evolved and offer advice on how to keep up.

Written by James A. Martin04 Aug. 16 22:00

8 things you need to know about Google AMP

The next big thing in SEO is AMP, or Google's Accelerated Mobile Pages. Search pros break down AMP and share insights on what you need to know to stay ahead of the curve.

Written by James A. Martin06 July 16 22:00

10 common content marketing mistakes (and how to avoid them)

Whether it's playing it too safe or forgoing video for simple words and pictures, content marketers often fall into the same traps. A group of seasoned marketing pros share tips on how to avoid 10 of the most common mistakes.

Written by James A. Martin29 June 16 21:54

7 reasons mobile payments still aren't mainstream

Though mobile payments and wallets are increasingly popular, they're still nowhere near mainstream. A set of experts and finance-industry watchers weigh in on what's holding mobile payments back, as well what will need to happen for the systems to hit the big time.

Written by James A. Martin07 June 16 22:00

iPad Pro early adopters share pros and cons

A group of business users and iPad Pro power users look back on their time with Apple's tablet and share favorite features, as well as the shortcomings that drive them mad.

Written by James A. Martin12 May 16 22:00

6 Google Analytics tips to boost your online sales

Google Analytics can tell you virtually anything you want to know about your site visitors, organic SEO efforts and pay-per-click ad campaigns. A set of digital marketing and online metrics experts shares advice on how to use GA data to increase sales and boost revenue.

Written by James A. Martin04 May 16 22:00

How to do data-driven marketing right

Akamai, Monster and others found creative ways to put piles of corporate data to work for their marketing teams. Marketing pros for these companies share valuable lessons learned from their successes, along with tips and best practices for data-driven marketing.

Written by James A. Martin06 April 16 22:00

10 myths marketing technology vendors want you to believe

Real Story Group analyst Theresa Regli busts the most common myths marketing technology vendors tell customers and prospects, and other martech experts share insight on how marketing pros can navigate the dynamic digital landscape.

Written by James A. Martin31 March 16 23:00

How to prepare your website for Google algorithm updates

Search engine optimization experts share advice on how marketers and SEO pros can keep up with Google's ever-changing algorithm and ensure that their websites rank prominently on the world's leading search engine.

Written by James A. Martin23 March 16 23:00
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