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Facebook Messenger Lite Takes Up Less Phone Space for Tech Challenged Areas

Small businesses and others seeking a better way to communicate with customers or partners in tech challenged areas should rejoice. Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) has launched lighter version of its Android Messenger app. The new bare-bones Messenger app is designed for people in areas with slow internet connections as well as for older phones with less powerful processors and less memory. Introducing ... Read More »

LinkedIn ProFinder Offers New Freelance Marketplace for the Gig Economy

ProFinder is a new professional services marketplace that LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD) is piloting across the U.S. It is a “freelancer for hire” site similar to Fiverr, Flexjobs or Upwork, designed to help businesses find local freelance talent. How LinkedIn ProFinder Works To request a service, the business owner or manager goes to the ProFinder website and answers the “What service do you ... Read More »

50 Small Business Ideas for People Who GET Social Media

Social media is an essential tool for many different businesses. But for some, knowledge of social media is an absolutely integral part of running a business. If you really GET social media, here are some potential small business ideas you can use to build a business around your social media expertise. Social Media Business Ideas Social Media Consultant Use your ... Read More »

Hiver Brings Shared Inboxes to Gmail for Better Collaboration

Usefulness Functionality Price Summary As one of the oldest communications tools in tech, email has seen its share of reinvention, but what Hiver has accomplished is both timely and relevant for the current state of work. CBS, Pinterest, Uber, Lonely Planet, Brandeis University, Change.org and many others are some of the companies that use Hiver. If there is one word ... Read More »

Microsoft Releases Fix for Users Affected by Windows 10 Cumulative Update Issue

Last week, Microsoft released Cumulative Update KB3194496 for users running Windows 10 Anniversary Update (version 1067), and, this caused problems for some users – trapping them in a loop after the installation failed. The issue only affected those who were previously on the Windows Insider Program before migrating the the public branch earlier this year, as well as some users ... Read More »

What Qualities Should One Look for in a NYC SEO Company?

With the increased use of websites to sell goods and services, to give info such as directions and prices, to entertain visitors, and for education and other purposes, the big number of SEO companies in New York is understandable. Some of these companies are, however, better than others. There are several qualities that you should be on the lookout for ... Read More »

Facebook Launches New Marketplace for Buyers and Sellers (Watch)

Facebook is launching a new marketplace tool to help people buy and sell items directly on Facebook’s mobile apps. The feature doesn’t provide assistance with things like payments or deliveries. So it’s not a full-featured eCommerce platform. But it does provide an interesting opportunity for product buyers and sellers. Since Facebook is already such a popular platform for consumers, it ... Read More »

Possible Suitors Emerge for Twitter Acquisition — Google, Microsoft, Verizon Among Them

Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) isn’t just a social media network. Over the course of the last decade, the microblog site has emerged to become an integral part of global society in its own rite. Twitter is a place where anyone can find fame, elections are fought and won and news travels the globe at break-neck speed. Bearing that in mind, it’s little ... Read More »

What the Google Penguin 4.0 Update means for your SEO Campaign

Although Google makes changes to its Google search engine algorithm between 500 and 600 times every year, most of these are minor. It is only major algorithm changes (such as the change between Google Panda and Google Penguin) that have traditionally significantly affected search results. Google Penguin is the current Google algorithm. In 2016, updates to this algorithm have been: ... Read More »