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Reddit to Crack Down on Abuse After CEO Is Targeted
Reddit

Reddit to Crack Down on Abuse After CEO Is Targeted

The social media website known for its commitment to free speech, will crack down on online harassment by banning or suspending users who target others.
5 Steps to Stay Out of the Spam Folder
Email

5 Steps to Stay Out of the Spam Folder

By segmenting your emails effectively, you can reduce unsubscribe rates, avoid the spam folder and drive higher traffic to your site.
3 Things I'm Doing to Avoid Sending Spam
Spam

3 Things I'm Doing to Avoid Sending Spam

When we receive email from strangers asking us to buy things we don't want, it's spam. When we email people we don't know about our value proposition, it's marketing.
William Bauer
The Right (and Wrong) Way to Do Social Media
Social Media Marketing

The Right (and Wrong) Way to Do Social Media

The rules for successful social-media marketing are not complex but you have to earn them before they work for your company.
Aaron Agius
Facebook 'Spam King' Sentenced to More Than 2 Years in Prison
Spam

Facebook 'Spam King' Sentenced to More Than 2 Years in Prison

Sanford Wallace compromised 500,000 Facebook accounts and sent more than 27 million spam messages.
7 Email Marketing Best Practices
Email Marketing

7 Email Marketing Best Practices

Keep these in mind to design an email marketing campaign that's easy on the eyes
5 Tips for Staying Out of the Spam Folder
Email Marketing

5 Tips for Staying Out of the Spam Folder

Your message will only get across if people see it. These tips will help.
Jana Barrett
3 Key Legal Issues Online Marketers Need to Know About
Legal

3 Key Legal Issues Online Marketers Need to Know About

There are several key legal issues you need to be aware of before you start contacting customers or potential customers
Someday, Your Facebook Friends May Determine Whether You Get a Loan
Facebook

Someday, Your Facebook Friends May Determine Whether You Get a Loan

Facebook's latest patent suggests lenders could approve or deny loans based on a user's social connections.
Kia Kokalitcheva
Instagram Just Murdered All of Its Robots
fake followers

Instagram Just Murdered All of Its Robots

That's why your follower count just went down.
Laura Entis
What Facebook's Crackdown on 'Click Bait' Means for Businesses
Facebook Marketing

What Facebook's Crackdown on 'Click Bait' Means for Businesses

Sellers, rejoice! You now have less voices to compete with on the social network. But be careful not to be branded a spammer yourself.
Chris Bennett
Spreading the News? Avoid Paying the Dues.
Advertising

Spreading the News? Avoid Paying the Dues.

Concerned about spam and unwanted ads as a result of web browsing and email? Here's what to do.
Edith G. Tolchin
Facebook Clamps Down on 'Clickbait'
Content Strategy

Facebook Clamps Down on 'Clickbait'

The company says the changes are aimed at preventing spam from drowning out the content users really want to see.
Benjamin Kabin
5 Distasteful Marketing Ploys to Avoid
Marketing

5 Distasteful Marketing Ploys to Avoid

We're not talking about illegal practices, like email span, but rather strategies that fall under the gray areas of marketing etiquette.
Ann Handley