Amazon’s push into social may set it on a collision course with Facebook

ANALYSIS: After years of indifference toward social networks, Amazon is suddenly getting very social this year. Spark, the company’s social shopping feature introduced this week, is the clearest sign of that trend so far, but Amazon has given other hints in recent months. And if Amazon is serious about social, it could end up on […]

Facebook Messenger globally tests injecting display ads into inbox

 Messaging is the center of mobile, and Facebook wants ads in front of all those eyes. After seeing “promising results from Australia and Thailand,” Facebook Messenger is expanding its display ad beta test that lets businesses buy space between your chat threads. Later this month, a small percentage of users will start seeing ads in […]

Moz Transitions: Rand to Step Away from Operations and into Advisory Role in Early 2018

Posted by SarahBird I have some big news to share with you. As many of you know, three and a half years ago, Rand began to shift his role at Moz. He transitioned from CEO into a product architect role where he could focus his passion and have hands-on impact in evolving our tools. Now, […]

Fintech startup Curve raises $10 million to combine all your bank cards into one

U.K.-based fintech startup Curve has raised million in a series A round from Santander InnoVentures, Investec, Connect Ventures, Oxford Capital, and a host of individual investors. Founded out of London in 2015, Curve offers a mobile app and bank card that aggregates all your existing bank cards into a single entity. So rather than carrying multiple credit and bank cards around […]

CMWorld Interview: Citrix’s Justin Levy Takes a Dive into Top Social Media Opportunities

The lines between long-form content and social media marketing are becoming blurrier each day. Social networks now allow for native video viewing, live video and even some long-form content. They have essentially become their own content platforms competing with blogs and brand websites. Facebook alone is on pace to hit approximately 2 billion users this […]

How to Convert Blog Posts into Engaging Videos for Social Media

This new tools enables you to convert text-based blog posts into video, which can help generate more engagement on social. Social Media Today RSS

7 Proven Hacks to Turn Any Restaurant into an Instagram Powerhouse

For those of us looking to bolster legitimate business, Instagram is now a monster of a social platform. The advent of business profiles, insights, advanced metrics, bulk schedulers—these, combined with the platform’s original, unique value proposition (highly visual, immediate and widescale brand exposure) make Instagram a powerful asset for small and local businesses.  There’s perhaps […]

PaveAI unveils AI-powered platform to turn Google Analytics into actions

Startup says this is the first Google Analytics tool that turns the data into news you can use about increasing leads or revenue. The post PaveAI unveils AI-powered platform to turn Google Analytics into actions appeared first on Search Engine Land. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Search Engine Land: News & […]

A deep dive into online-to-in-store attribution

Columnist Michael Della Penna walks you through the various methodologies used to understand the impact of impressions on in-store visits and how they affect campaigns. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips

This famous YouTuber is making the leap into esports

Shonduras, a high-profile content creator of Snapchat and YouTube fame, is tackling a brand new endeavor: running his very own esports team. He joins other sports and media celebrities who have made the jump into esports team ownership. Read more… More about Youtube, Gaming, Snapchat, Social Media, and Esports Social Media