Best Free Sites to Use in Blogging

One of the reasons the developing a personal, company, or nonprofit blog is so popular is that (a) many sites are available to host blogs for free and (b) these sites typically offer user-friendly free templates to set up and administer the blogs. Recently, Codeable Magazine identified and described a number of blogging sites. Here […]

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Do We Really Want “Buy” Buttons at Social Media Sites?

Social media sites are rapidly ramping up their use of “buy” buttons for visitors. With buy buttons, social media users can instantly be linked to a shopping site for an item. But, do people really want buy buttons? According to eMarketer, the answer for many people may be no: “Social networks have been experimenting with […]

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Tumblr Acquisition Seems to be Working for Yahoo — If It Could Only Sell Ads

Yahoo and CEO Marissa Mayer, who joined Yahoo from Google in July 2012, have had a difficult time making the firm more dynamic in today’s marketplace. However, 2013 acquisition Tumblr may be turning out to be wise strategic move. But its impact on Yahoo’s ad revenues is still in question. What is Tumblr? According to […]

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Instagram Ups the Competition for Video

Instagram (owned by Facebook) “is a fast, beautiful, and fun way to share your life with friends and family. Take a picture or video, choose a filter to transform its look and feel, then post to Instagram — it’s that easy. You can even share to Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and more. It’s a new way […]

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Yahoo and Tumblr — A Smart Move?

Yahoo has had some tough times in recent years. But things have slowly begun turning around since Marissa Mayer (formerly a senior executive at Google) became CEO. So, the announcement that Yahoo would purchase Tumblr for $1.1 billion is not surprising; however, it is interesting. Once again, a major company has decided to acquire a growing […]

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