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Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Top 5 tips to increase online security

Just as we change out batteries in smoke and carbon dioxide detectors when the calendar springs forward or falls back, RoboForm is reminding all of us to take a harder look at our online security. October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, and RoboForm is releasing their top tips to improve our online security. >>

Friday, October 10, 2014

Expert: Call intelligence isn't just about attribution

While the majority of marketers have become comfortable with online marketing, call intelligence is still relatively ignored - and it can come off as complex and intimidating for marketers. As a result, I think the industry will be focused on building toolsets that make it more simple for all marketers (B2C and B2B) to track and optimize for inbound calls. >>

Thursday, October 09, 2014

Expert: Brands need call intelligence

The mainstream adoption of smartphones is transforming the way consumers discover and interact with brands. With just the tap of a button people can make a purchase or connect directly with a company, which is contributing to the massive increase in mobile searches and inbound calls to businesses. >>

Friday, October 03, 2014

Platform to better office service brands

Calling the cable company because the signal is out or messaging a plumber because the shower is draining slow is a dreaded event in just about any household in the America. Not because we don't want these things fixed but because of responses like, "We will be there between noon and four on Friday." A new platform aims to cut down that wait, freeing Americans from waiting on the sofa. >>

Thursday, October 02, 2014

Survey: Most create videos as keepsakes

A new survey out from Animoto indicates most consumers who create video clips are doing so to capture a memory. According to researchers 72% of consumers create video as keepsakes, and 80% make these videos to keep in touch with family/friends. >>

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Multifactor authentication added to RoboForm

Everyone wants a more secure online experience, but most consumers also report they want less friction in their transactions - everything from signing in to their local newspaper to simpler online banking. A new release from RoboForm is set up to make those logins more frictionless while still offering security. >>

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Research reveals which website image format results in happier visitors

The most-used image format used on websites can be frustrating for users. New research by Radware and neuro-marketing consultancy NeuroStrata reveals which image format is the best at keeping your website visitors happy. >>

Monday, September 15, 2014

Expert: SMBs banking on themselves

Recently, the Wall Street Journal reported that small business lending was below pre-2008 levels. But one company is seeing something different from the SMB space - alternate lenders and small businesses investing in themselves. >>

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Study indicates conservative data approach best

Data breaches like the recent Target scandal make all of us think harder about our private information. Are we safe enough? Should we take additional steps? What about the brands we choose to shop with, are they protecting us? >>

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Google's HTTPS ranking signal has little to no effect

Last month, we learnt that Google was flexing its search engine muscle in an effort to encourage websites to be more secure. Search algorithms were tweaked to give sites using HTTPS a higher search ranking. But have they? >>

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Top 3 tips to improve employee productivity

There have been entire sections of employee manuals dedicated to email - from not giving out work email addresses to what kinds of emails to open in a work account to how employers expect email to be used for business. And yet email is still one of the areas in which company communication can break down. >>

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Retailers: Why you need live online assistance for the 2014 holidays

Live engagement - or live video assistance - provides a simple and seamless way for brands to connect with their customers over the web or on mobile devices using voice, video, text, and co-browsing technology. According to one expert, live assistance is going to be big this holiday season. >>

Monday, August 25, 2014

Internet users not prepared to pay for ad-free online experience

It's annoying, for some, but a fact of life - ads are what keep the Internet free of charge to use. Video ad platform Ebuzzing calculated just how much it would cost each user in the U.K. if advertising was not the life-blood of the Internet. >>

Friday, August 22, 2014

Top 3 SaaS myths debunked

There are a lot of myths out there about software as a service (SaaS) options - everything from diminished security to an online experience that isn't relevant to the user. One expert offers her thoughts on these myths. >>

Friday, August 22, 2014

Report illustrates traditional vs. digital media consumption

As digital continues to infiltrate consumers' daily lives, wherever in the globe they may be, traditional media is being given the heave-ho as computers and mobiles increasingly account for our news and TV consumption and socializing. >>

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