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Dot Com Lunch In Costa Rica

While the weekly Dot Com Lunch is normally hosted in Vancouver or The OC, I decided to do this week’s lunch in Costa Rica. Ya, it’s a long ways to fly just for lunch, but that’s the power of the Dot Com Lifestyle. And I will be doing a few other things while I’m here. Look for more Costa Rica […]

FBI arrested the troll who sent that seizure-inducing tweet to a journalist with epilepsy

A tweet has led to an arrest — three months after it was sent. Back in December, Vanity Fair contributing editor and Newsweek senior writer Kurt Eichenwald shared that someone had targeted him with a strobing tweet. The flashing tweet gave the journalist a seizure. Show More Summary

The 5 Basic Skills Every Online Business Owner Should Have

The dot com lifestyle can be pretty great. Unlike many other professions, you don’t need any sort of specific education or certification in order to be an entrepreneur. And since practically the entirety of your business is online, you can still run it from nearly anywhere in the world you have reliable Internet access. Enjoying the sun in Cabo? You […]

5 Key Considerations for Live-Stream Content (from Twitter)

Twitter has published a new list of tips for maximizing your live-stream content efforts.

Study Finds Snapchat Isn't Impressing Marketers

A recent survey found that marketers are not generating the results they want from Snapchat. Here are some key reason why that could be.

The Rise of Virtual Assistants, and the Evolution of Search and Discovery

Virtual assistant tools are on the rise, and that could have a major impact on how people search for and discover new products in future.

Want More Facebook Reach? Motivate Fans to React

With Reactions on Facebook posts now weighted more heavily than Likes, here are some tips on how to inspire more Reactions from your audience.

A Quick Guide to Using Twitter for eCommerce

Twitter remains a key platform to consider within your social media marketing plans - here are some tips on how to do so effectively.

5 Ways to Improve Your Instagram Marketing

Here are five key tips to help maximize your Instagram marketing efforts.

4 Ways Influencers Can Improve Your Digital Marketing Campaign

Here are four ways that influencer marketing can help boost your content efforts.

Amazon Brings Alexa to the iPhone

Summary: Amazon is bringing Alexa to the iPhone today right inside of the company’s main app. While this isn’t the first time Alexa has been on a smartphone — third parties have made it happen already — this is the first time it’s coming directly from Amazon. Show More Summary

An Illuminating Conversation About Conversational Marketing

Highlights from the "Talk To The Brand: AI, Bots And Conversational Marketing" panel at MediaPost's OMMA SXSW event.

Even Selena Gomez feels like sht when she looks at Instagram

Being Instagram famous isn't all it's cracked up to be, even when you're a super-famous celebrity. In a new Vogue interview, singer and actress Selena Gomez, who is also the most-followed person on Instagram with 113 million followers,...Show More Summary

Two out of three consumers don't realize they're using AI

AI and chatbots are a hot business topic, but how do customers feel about bringing artificial intelligence into their daily lives?

McDonald’s serves up one more, calling Trump a ‘disgusting excuse of a President’ on Twitter

It was a direct reply, but when the world’s second largest restaurant chain slides into the Trump’s mentions to call him “a disgusting excuse of a President,” people are going to take notice. And screenshot the hell out of it. Billions and billions served, indeed. McDonald’s has since deleted a tweet reading, “@realDonaldTrump You are actually a… Read More

The BBC interview kids just stole the show again

Korea expert and viral video father Robert Kelly held a press conference with his family to discuss their newfound fame. Read more... More about James Kelly, Kim Jung A, Korea Expert, Bbc Dad, and Children

What Will SEO Look Like In The Next Six Months?

With all these changes taking place in Google it’s no wonder people are a bit concerned over how SEO will be changed going forward. However, it’s important to know that with all these algorithm changes we’ve learned a lot about the direction Google is taking us. I’ve noticed a trend developing and have started to leverage what I’ve learned. We […]

Pinterest is now blocked in China

China has blocked one of the few Western social media sites that had remained accessible to its population: Pinterest. The site has followed the example of Facebook, Twitter and many others after the photo sharing site was blocked in China, according to data from censorship monitoring organization GreatFire. Show More Summary

Facebook Expands Test of Facebook Stories, Their Next Big Snapchat Clone

Facebook is expanding the test pool for its next big Snapchat clone - Stories within the main Facebook app.

The Difference Between Inbound and Content Marketing Explained [Infographic]

Inbound marketing and content marketing are not the same. Contributor Bob Carver explains in this post.

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