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Video: Rand Fishkin on the early days of SEO and starting and leaving Moz

Video: Rand Fishkin on the early days of SEO and starting and leaving Moz

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Last week while in Seattle for the Moz conference, Rand Fishkin – who is keynoting at our SMX East event, invited me to his home/office to interview him. In part one of the interview, we spoke about the early days of the SEO industry, the wild parties Yahoo and Google held, how we both got in [...]

The Latest: Power restored to nearly all utility customers

The Latest: Power restored to nearly all utility customers

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HONOLULU - The Latest on a power outage on the island of Kauai (all times local):6:15 p.m.A utility company says it has restored power to nearly all of its 33,000 customers on Kauai.The Kauai Island Utility Cooperative says that the island-wide power outage began at 2:30 p.m. when the main generatin [...]

Tennessee police department says it was joking about people creating ‘meth gators’ by flushing drugs down toilet

LORETTO, Tenn. – Turns out so-called “meth gators” aren’t a thing after all. A police department in Tennessee caused quite the stir on social media last week when it posted a warning asking residents to stop flushing drugs down their toilets and sinks bec [...]

A quick look at business insurance for natural disasters

A quick look at business insurance for natural disasters

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FILE - In this July 12, 2019, file photo Jake Summers puts concrete bags in front of a business in the French Quarter in New Orleans, ahead of Tropical Storm Barry. With earthquakes in California and Hurricane Barry striking states along the Gulf of Mexico and in the Midwest, small business own [...]

Slack speeds up its web and desktop client

Slack speeds up its web and desktop client

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Slack is launching a major update to its web and desktop today that doesn’t introduce any new features or a new user interface. Instead, it’s almost a complete rebuild of the underlying technology that makes these two experiences work. Over the course of

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introduce any new features or a new user interface. Instead, it’s almost a complete rebuild of the underlying technology that makes these two experiences work. Over the cours

Google pays $11m to jobseekers who alleged age discrimination

Google pays $11m to jobseekers who alleged age discrimination

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Google has settled a lawsuit alleging age discrimination in its hiring practices, paying $11m to more than 200 jobseekers who were over 40 when they applied to join the company. Although it has settled the case, Google denies the allegations that it was unfairly dismissive of older applicants. Inst [...]

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Comment on Slack speeds up its web and desktop client by Dilan Manfred

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Since I started working on the web, I am generating $41.22 every fifteen minutes. And, as unbelievable it sounds, doable for you is, as well, cause I’ve never had a job this easy. Every person can do it, with no exception. I suggest you, Don’t pass-up this

Comment on Slack speeds up its web and desktop client by Nick Fox

Comment on Slack speeds up its web and desktop client by Nick Fox

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This is definitely much needed. Slack has continued to bloat and slow down. It will be interesting to see how well this works in practice though. It’s always one thing to play in the sandbox, but once it’s deployed to all the orgs it currently lives in

Apple’s 2020 iPhone could finally get some iPad Pro ProMotion magic

Apple’s 2020 iPhone could finally get some iPad Pro ProMotion magic

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The 2020 iPhone could have a clever dual refresh rate display, insiders claim, with Apple using cutting-edge ProMotion panel tech to deliver smoother graphics without destroying battery life. The rumor comes amid ongoing speculation about Apple’s choice of screen technology for its new iPhon [...]

Martech is marketing

Martech is marketing

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For today’s marketer, technology touches everything we do, from the CRMs that house our client data to the design software that powers our most daring creative. In fact, the martech-enabled ways in which we create more personalized and meaningful connections with our customers have moved from [...]

How to use search engine marketing to build and strengthen your brand

How to use search engine marketing to build and strengthen your brand

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Some companies still hesitate to invest in search engine marketing under the impression that paid ads don’t have an impact on purchasing behavior. After all, why pay for traffic when you can earn it with a well-executed SEO strategy, the thinking goes.This view, however, is short-sighted [...]

Checking Under Cars.Com's Hood With Cliff Banks (Podcast Transcript)

Checking Under Cars.Com's Hood With Cliff Banks (Podcast Transcript)

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Editors' Note: This article is the transcript of our podcast discussion with Cliff Banks on Cars.com, published last Tuesday. We hope you find the transcript helpful. Introduction Daniel Shvartsman: We return to Cars.com on this week's Behind The Idea. Covering the company with Cliff Banks [...]

Twitter Tapped WhatsApp’s Gap Kim as New Head of Global Business Marketing

Twitter Tapped WhatsApp’s Gap Kim as New Head of Global Business Marketing

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ShareGap Kim, head of the Facebook-owned WhatsApp platform and brand management group, is switching social networks to become head of global business marketing at Twitter.In his new role, Kim will head up the team responsible for the marketing and messaging that enables businesses to understand the [...]

Charge your iPhone and Apple Watch at the same time with this device, now on sale

Charge your iPhone and Apple Watch at the same time with this device, now on sale

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TL;DR: The powerful BatteryPro portable charger is $89 (a savings of 10%) for a limited time in the Mashable Shop. Batteries are the Achilles heel of electronic devices. If only battery technology can keep up with the advancement of gadgets, then we wouldn't have to scramble for power outlet [...]

The Rapid Life Cycle of a Conservative Martyr

The Rapid Life Cycle of a Conservative Martyr

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On Friday, Kathy Zhu, Miss Michigan and upcoming Miss World America contestant, was stripped of her rank after a series of truly terrible tweets from the college student resurfaced on social media. Conservative pundits labeled pageant’s actions “Magaphobia,” with everyone from a [...]

Louisiana Cop Under Scrutiny After Saying Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ‘Needs A Round’

Louisiana Cop Under Scrutiny After Saying Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ‘Needs A Round’

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Alex Wong/Getty Images By Breanna Edwards · July 22, 2019July 22, 2019 A Gretna, La. police officer is facing scrutiny for a social media post made last week in which he said that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez “needs a round, and I don’t mean the kind she used to ser [...]

Twitter hires Gap Kim to head Global Business Marketing

Twitter hires Gap Kim to head Global Business Marketing

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A new executive has joined the ranks of Twitter’s global business marketing team, the company announced Monday. Gap Kim will oversee global business marketing at Twitter, aiming to help businesses improve results from platform’s advertising capabilities.Gap Kim to serve as Twitter [...]

Apple releases iOS 12.4 with potential software support for Apple Card

Apple releases iOS 12.4 with potential software support for Apple Card

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While iOS 13 is right around the corner with a ton of new features, it isn’t quite ready just yet. Apple has just released iOS 12.4, a new stable update. There aren’t many radical changes, but this is the first version that theoretically supports the Apple Card — the feature is [...]