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  • 5 megatrends for CIOs to watch

    David Gee grabs his crystal ball and predicts the five megatrends you'll need to be aware of between now and 2020.

    Written by David Gee27 Jan. 16 14:51
  • Facebook, Twitter represent bulk of blocked traffic on corporate networks

    CIOs and IT managers are in many ways fighting a losing battle when it comes to blocking employee access to social media services and other websites on corporate networks. Every day, employee make an average of 6.2 attempts to access blocked social networking sites, such as Facebook and Twitter, according to a new report from Allot Communications, an Israeli enterprise IP service provider. Whether those attempts are intentional or the result of links in messages, redirects from other sites or ads, IT is responsible for the integrity of its systems.

    Written by Matt Kapko06 June 15 00:38
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  • 7 Ways to Use Social Media to Attract Holiday Shoppers

    How can social media help businesses drive traffic to their ecommerce or bricks-and-mortar sites this holiday season? CIO.com posed that question to dozens of marketers and social media experts. Following are their top seven strategies for how to use Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and YouTube to engage customers and get them -- and their friends -- to check out (and hopefully buy) your holiday offerings.

    Written by Jennifer Lonoff Schiff25 Nov. 14 01:55
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  • How to use culture interviews to build a better team

    Determining how well a job candidate will mesh with an existing team's culture is one of the great challenges businesses face when recruiting and hiring talent. Some organizations, like Pinterest and customer experience software provider SPLICE software, address the issue by performing "culture interviews" to ensure their hires' strengths and attributes will positively impact team dynamics.

    Written by Sharon Florentine13 Aug. 15 23:55
  • 5 tips to create high-traffic Pinterest boards

    Pinterest is comprised entirely of static images, making it a slam-dunk destination for businesses pitching products that lend themselves well to photos. But companies that sell services – such as financial, insurance or utility companies – can also find marketing success on Pinterest. They just have to think a little more creativity, but it's worth the effort. Pinterest is the fourth-largest social network and is projected to have 50.7 million users in 2016 (almost half of them millennials), according to eMarketer.

    Written by Lauren Brousell31 July 15 00:58
  • Can Snapchat, Instagram and Pinterest help marketers reach millennials?

    Snapchat, Instagram and Pinterest arrived on the social scene after Facebook and Twitter, but they quickly made their marks, especially among millennials. After reaching critical mass, the three companies are attempting to monetize their services by rolling out new features for advertisers. Select large, global brands, including McDonald's, are testing the new features and could be role models for other marketers interested in the apps. However, all three services are still relatively young, and it might be too early to tell if ad campaigns are worth the investment.

    Written by Lauren Brousell25 June 15 23:41
  • Twitter takes another shot a social shopping

    Twitter is taking cues from Amazon, Pinterest and others in its latest foray into social shopping. The company announced a new set of pages that are designed to streamline the purchase process on Twitter. Pages for products and places can include images, video, product descriptions and prices, and -- most importantly for Twitter -- the option to buy products or visit advertiser websites for more information. The new shopping features are available now on Twitter's website and in its Android and iOS apps.

    Written by Matt Kapko24 June 15 01:18
  • Why Pinterest's 'Buy It' button is big for online retailers

    Later this month, Pinterest users will be able to purchase some of the products they "pin" without leaving Pinterest's app or website. The new "Buy It" button will show up next to the "Pin It" button that appears when you're about to pin an image of a pair of shoes you like or a coffee table you've had your eye on.

    Written by Lauren Brousell11 June 15 01:20

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