If you’re like the 11 million visitors who stopped by Pinterest in November, you’re tracking them on virtual corkboards. Pinterest is an invitation only page covering topics from the latest tech gadgets to Halloween costume ideas. Pictures and links are easily tagged while you surf the web. You just download their “pin it” button, which then stays on your computer’s toolbar. Pinterest is a great place to gather sources or find inspiration. Many companies now promote themselves on Pinterest. The Travel Channel, for example, offers behind the scenes shots from their show and locations they’ve visited.
As a company,
Students are now in charge of creating content with StrataLogica at their fingertips. Students in social studies classes from sixth to eighth grades have begun using StrataLogica, a mapping and layering software that allows students to create custom maps of any place in the world at any point in history, to learn, explore and create. Google Earth powers StrataLogica’s mechanics, but the real power comes from the students, who can engage more when it is taught to them via technology.
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Social media, mobile technology, and word-of-mouth marketing have been serious game changers. People today are getting their news online. We’re watching TV on mobile devices and subscribing to magazine on tablets.
This lends to three points:
• Traditional advertising is dead.
• Content marketing is the new traditional advertising.
• Content is King.
Great content is a powerful marketing tool. Why? It can build community and tell a story about your organization, your company’s mission or your individual brand.
According to Entrepreneur.com, a HiveFire survey discovered that print, TV and radio advertising is
With the start of the New Year, resolutions are made and broken. Below are a few fun apps that can help you break bad habits, create good ones, and maybe even keep your New Year’s resolutions.
Weight Loss. This Calorie Counter app has a fitness journal and a large food database to track your meals. Watch yourself get healthier.
Organize Life. Keep your notes easily accessible with Evernote. Whether it’s your grocery list, trip itineraries, or favorite web pages, they are ever-accessible via your computer, tablet, or smartphone.
Money Budgeting. Mint brings all your financial accounts together. It automatically