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SoundCloud Wants 1 Billion Users a Day
Technology

SoundCloud Wants 1 Billion Users a Day

The Berlin-based online music platform has gone from being relative niche platform for techno musicians to an audio hub for everyone from the White House to Beyoncé in the last three years.
Catherine Clifford
This Is Why Social Media and Drinking Alcohol Don't Mix (Infographic)
Marketing

This Is Why Social Media and Drinking Alcohol Don't Mix (Infographic)

What might happen if you find yourself posting to your accounts while knocking back a few. It's not pretty.
Kevin Allen
Learn This Twitter Shortcut
Marketing

Learn This Twitter Shortcut

Cribbing off existing Twitter lists can help you build your own segmented marketing strategies.
Mana Ionescu
7 Steps to Finding Success as a Millennial Entrepreneur
Growth Strategies

7 Steps to Finding Success as a Millennial Entrepreneur

You may be young with energy for days, but you don't know everything. Here are some tips for finding a perfect balance between youth and experience.
Blaine Vess
Reviewers Compare Yelp to a 'Slave Ship' in Ridiculous Class-Action Lawsuit
Marketing

Reviewers Compare Yelp to a 'Slave Ship' in Ridiculous Class-Action Lawsuit

Yelpers argue that their lack of payment for reviews is exploitative unpaid labor, comparing practices to a 'galley slave ship.'
Kate Taylor
The Best Way to Land a Job in Social Media? Just Dive In.
Marketing

The Best Way to Land a Job in Social Media? Just Dive In.

Digital-marketing pro Ian Lurie offers up tips on how to break into the social media and digital advertising industry in this week's Ask the Expert column.
Ian Lurie
Questions You Need to Consider Before Retweeting Anything on Twitter
Marketing

Questions You Need to Consider Before Retweeting Anything on Twitter

How to avoid passing on a sketchy tweet that could risk your and your startup's reputation.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Is Facebook Really a Failure to Marketers?
Marketing

Is Facebook Really a Failure to Marketers?

Research firm Forrester recently penned a scathing letter to Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg taking the social network to task over its marketing platform. But are its criticisms fair?
Andrea Huspeni
Google+ Gets Big, New Upgrades for Hangouts and Photos
Marketing

Google+ Gets Big, New Upgrades for Hangouts and Photos

Google rolls out a handful of new features to make using its social network easier.
Jason Fell
6 Reasons Why Vine and Instagram Videos Are Great for Your Business
Marketing

6 Reasons Why Vine and Instagram Videos Are Great for Your Business

Short-form social videos can turn your cinematic dreams into marketing gold.
Ann Handley
Marketing

President Obama's Twitter Links Hacked

President Obama's Twitter links were compromised on Monday in an apparent attack by the Syrian Electronic Army.
Lyneka Little
Taking No Chances, NYSE Holds Mock Twitter IPOs
Growth Strategies

Taking No Chances, NYSE Holds Mock Twitter IPOs

The New York Stock Exchange ran three trial IPOs this past weekend, seeking to prevent a repeat of Facebook's glitch-plagued Nasdaq debut.
Brian Patrick Eha
How You Can Win at Social Media Right Now (Hint: Silly Cat Pics Don't Cut It)
Marketing

How You Can Win at Social Media Right Now (Hint: Silly Cat Pics Don't Cut It)

From General Electric to Red Bull, these 24 brands selected by the Webby Awards are proving there is more to social media than cat pictures. Here's what you can learn.
Kate Taylor
What Twitter's New Scheduled Tweets Mean for Marketing Your Business
Marketing

What Twitter's New Scheduled Tweets Mean for Marketing Your Business

Here are four effective tips for using the social network's new feature to your startup's advantage.