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Now You can Broadcast Live from YouTube: Here’s How to Get Started

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Google has launched a new feature that lets anyone, with a verified account, live stream videos from YouTube. Originally, live broadcasting was only available to some users, so this change is big news for marketers and businesses. How to Live Broadcast from YouTube First, make sure your account is verified ...

New Stats Show 83% of Daily UK Facebook Users are Mobile

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New statistics released by Facebook show that 83 percent of daily active users in the UK access the site from mobile devices. This significant number tells businesses that they need to make their social media marketing campaigns mobile friendly if they don't want to miss the opportunity of reaching a large ...

Do Market Research with Google Consumer Surveys

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Google's services like Gmail, Google Search, Google+, Google Analytics and AdSense are well known. But, Google also offers some lesser-known products that can help your business be more effective. One of these tools, Google Consumer Surveys, can help you learn more about your target market so you can improve your ...

The 5 Big Take Aways from Google I/O

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As you've probably heard, Google just wrapped up its developer's conference known as Google I/O. The annual conference is the venue for new product releases, major updates and announcements that have the potential to impact consumers and businesses. Here are the biggest announcements from the conference: New Google+ Design ...

UK Mobile Ad Spending Triples in One Year

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The Guardian has reported that mobile spending in the UK tripled between 2011 and 2012, going from £203m to £526m. This is an incredible increase of 148 percent in just one year. Marketers are recognizing the opportunity mobile devices bring and have found that mobile advertising is an effective way to reach a ...

10 Essential Things to do Before You Launch Your Website

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Before you launch that new website, there are a few things you should do. In fact, failing to check off these important factors could bring negative consequences. When you launch a new site or blog, you only have one chance to get it right. Many of your new customers or ...

U.K. Becomes Most Mobile Country in the World

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The United Kingdom has hit an amazing benchmark: it has become the most mobile country in the world. Surpassing Japan, which used to hold the number one spot, the U.K. uses 424 megabytes of data each month, which is an astounding 60 percent increase from last year. Japan uses 392 megabytes per ...

Weekly New Round-Up

Clouds Animation Let's start the weekend off with what is arguably one of the most adorable things spreading like wildfire across the Internet at the moment. You won't be able to stay angry at the horrible British summer rain once you've seen this. YouTube Comments Censor Following on with the ...

One to Watch: SocialFlow

They say data is the new oil. As much as I hate to use these over-used cliché analogies, which it comes to getting your marketing message across, this is probably a dead accurate truth. The Internet is chock-full of companies that have figured out some pretty cool ways to mine ...

20 Under 20 – The Ones to Watch

Just when you thought every possible reality TV show concept had been done -and overdone - a new show is announced with an entrepreneurial twist. The show, 20 under 20, will be aired on CNBC in the US and will follow 20 young hopefuls as they chase the prize of a $100,000 investment in ...