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8 Reasons Your Local Business Needs Yelp

Yelp, the company that relies on crowdsourcing for reviews and user recommendations, is most closely associated with diners and local eateries. It might surprise you, though, to find out that Yelp’s biggest category isn’t restaurants, it’s shopping. Show More Summary

Mobiles will Combine New Human Interface Advances

The introduction of progressive smartphone designs have truly been a game changer in consumer electronics -- essentially re-imagining the user interface (UI) on a hand-held device. Meanwhile, user expectations have been elevated, as these devices are applied in a broader range of use-cases.

The Big Brand Theory: Skippy Peanut Butter Builds Community Through Interaction and Engagement

Skippy is one of the biggest peanut butter brands in the world, and their social media presence reflects this - but they recently embarked on a new campaign to underline the 'fun' behind their products, with Twitter playing a big part. In this interview with Skippy Peanut Butter Senior Brand Manager Mike Guanella, we discuss the campaign and how Skippy uses social media.

Romancing the List: Building a Lasting Relationship with People in Your Prospect List

You know, of course, that the heart of your business is your customer list or your list of prospects. If you don’t have such a list, you have no business. It’s as simple as that. On the other hand, every name that you have on that list is a potential source of revenue for you that you can target, focus your activities on and convert into a sale.

'Homeland' Season 4 finale: These changes were a 'Long Time Coming'

58 minutes agoTechnology / Social Media : Mashable

Sunday night marked the end of a pivotal fourth season of Homeland, and with it, an assessment of how the series is holding up. The show has certainly come a long way since its divisive Season 3 finale that saw the death of Nicholas Brody, virtually hitting the reset button on the Emmy-winning Showtime drama. Show More Summary

5 Important Things To Know About Your Ad on Google

Did you know that many of the ads served on the web don’t actually show up on the screen? Isn’t that kind of crazy to think about? But it makes sense when you remember about who reads the web — humans and computers.

Facebook in 2015: Drones, messaging and virtual reality, oh my!

As Facebook has matured into a social media platform unrivaled in size and reach in recent years, the persistent question hanging over the company in 2014 has been: what's next? To properly answer that question it's best to look into...Show More Summary

Organic Social Media is Dead: But Was It Ever Alive?

It appears to have become an article of faith that organic social media reach is dead. The reason for this, so the idea goes, is that the social space has become so cluttered that achieving cut-through is now too difficult.

Holiday Dash Sale Is Back – Start Your Blog for $1.24!

My web host provider, HostGator, is doing another holiday dash sale by offering 75% off on all their web hosting plans! HostGator prices are already among the lowest in the industry, but during the sale, you can start a new […]

Kangaroo takes on drone and wins with knock-out blow

Kangaroos are feisty beasts. If they aren't kickboxing their brother in suburban Australian streets, they are taking on anything that moves. In a video uploaded to YouTube on Dec. 19, a roo shows the world what he thinks of the drone plague of 2014. Show More Summary

Top 5 Web Design Trends for 2015 [INFOGRAPHIC]

90 percent of people use multiple devices screens sequentially. So make sure you are using a responsive website design.

Medical cannabis to be made legal in Victoria by end of 2015, premier says

The Victorian Labor government is pushing to legalise medical marijuana in the state by the end of next year, according to the new Premier Daniel Andrews The move follows a drug reform policy outlined by Andrews' party before it gained...Show More Summary

This office Slip 'n Slide makes for a wild work Christmas party

An Australian company has taken Christmas celebrations to a new extreme, setting up a Slip 'n Slide through the middle of the office. Flight Centre's HQ in Brisbane is the scene of the party, where office workers can be seen during Friday's...Show More Summary

Movies to look forward to in 2015

Forget The Interview and get excited for several epic movies opening in 2015. If the trailers are any indication of the types of films you can expect to see gracing the big screen, it’s all about sequels in the new year. See also: More...Show More Summary

Home For The Holidays! The 8 People You Always Run Into [Video]

It’s that time of the year, the holidays. A time to pack up and head home for a visit. A trip back to your hometown always goes the same way. It never fails. You run into the exact same people and have the exact same experiences, as the video below shows. Going home means you […]

Meet the Jenga Master [Video]

It was the ultimate Jenga move. Honestly, they better be glad they caught it on camera because it may probably never happen again. The extremely short video shows the ultimate Jenga power play. With the quick flick of her wrist, this lucky lady knocks out the very bottom block without compromising the rest of the […]

Richard Simmons: MIA For Almost A Year

Exercise and weight loss guru, Richard Simmons, has been MIA for almost a year now. TMZ reports the eccentric fitness coach hasn’t been seen by friends and family for the majority of the year. His closest friends say they haven’t seen him since January 11. A close friend says this is unlike Simmons, who is […]

11 tips that will land you a job at a small company

This article is part of DBA, a new series on Mashable about running a business that features insights from leaders in entrepreneurship, venture capital and management. If you’re hoping for a job at a business like the one I cofounded...Show More Summary

Dueling hashtags of dissent as protesters march in New York following NYPD shooting

Tensions between some police supporters and anti-police brutality protesters have reached new heights following the shooting deaths of two NYPD officers, Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu, on Saturday. The situation has led to increased debate on social media around the issue of U.S. Show More Summary

Sony wants 'The Interview' out soon, but Crackle? Not so fast

LOS ANGELES — Sony is hellbent on releasing The Interview as soon as it's able, but reports that the battered studio is debuting the movie on its free online streaming service Crackle are false, Mashable has learned. Sony considers The...Show More Summary

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