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Winning a US Election With Digital Marketing

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There has never been an election in the past that has been so encompassed by digital marketing, but it has become blatantly clear that those candidates that are focusing on digital marketing tactics are gaining a distinct advantage. Digital marketing is essentially trying to reach people and pull them to a certain vote, through various platforms on the internet, which is truly one of the most effective ways of marketing a campaign these days. This is due to the fact that most people spend a huge amount of their time on their computers, tablets, smart phones, and various other devices that all access digital platforms.

Microsoft Promised to Make Bing Profitable

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Microsoft released their first quarter earnings report today and they made good on their promise that their search engine, Bing, would be profitable in 2016. Bing made over $1 billion in the first quarter of the year, quite a feet. Revenue grew in coordination with the release of Windows 10 which allowed search to be profitable.

Black Friday Ads In October

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No one likes when the stores start displaying Christmas items before Halloween has passed. But according to reports from groups like AdGooroo, Black Friday ads are already being run on popular PPC platforms across the Internet. Companies are hoping to get an early jump on shoppers who want to save by purchases items on the most popular shopping day of the year.

Learning SEO Tools Helps To Boost Organic Traffic

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Nothing Boosts Keyword Rankings and Organic Traffic Like SEO Tools

The main goal for any kind of blog or website is to get visitors from the search engines to come there. Search traffic brings you 'targeted' visitors, people who are already looking for the kind of products or services you are providing. It takes the right tools to set your website up to get plenty of organic search engine traffic.

If you're on the hunt for the best SEO tools available so you can boost your organic traffic and rank higher for your keywords, then here are some valuable tools -

Improve Your Productivity With These Mobile Apps

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Freedom

One of the most useful productivity apps, Freedom helps you to focus more at work by closing down certain potentially distracting websites, allowing you to focus on work. You can choose which websites you don't want to see, and you can also control the length of time the sites are blocked off for, or even disable your browser altogether if you still cant focus.

Headspace

You can improve your performance and even your productivity, by using one of the productivity apps that incorporates mindfulness techniques into your daily routine. With just 10 minutes spent each day, Headspace can help you to achieve that much needed calmness and clarity.

Instagram Ad Platform Available to Everyone

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Instagram is making it easy for anyone to place ads on the popular photo sharing/social platform. Previously, only major brands in the US could place ads. Now anyone in over 30 countries has the ability through a self-service interface to run advertisements. The new ad system comes into place as Facebook faces pressure from investors to make their investments in companies like Instagram more profitable. Additional Facebook purchases Oculus VR and WhatsApp have yet to make money.

Market Share Increasing for Windows 10

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Windows 10 has been on the market for a full month at this point. Gamers on Stream have always been very found of the Windows operating system, using it over 95% of the time to play games on Stream. And those using Windows 10 have grown considerably fast from 14% to 17% since the official launch. Gamers need a high performance operating system, and are now moving from Windows 7 and Windows 8 to Windows 10. Thus, they perceive it as a reliably platform for heavy use.

Google Shows Tweets In Search Results

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Earlier this year, Google and Twitter partnered to bring tweets to Mobile search results. The results have been good for both companies and now Google is adding Tweets to its desktop results also, according to an article update from the company. Twitter gets new users from the partnership as search users want to be a part of the conservation they see in their search results.

Add Data to Google Cloud Through the Mail

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Developers can add their data to the Google Cloud by mailing in hard drives and USB flash drives.

Offline Media Import/Export is the new service from Google that allows Cloud customers to mail physical storage devices to the company to be stored in the cloud. The service is thought to save companies time transmitting the data over an Internet line. Iron Mountain is running the program for Google in America and might expand into other countries as well. The fees are currently unknown and there does not appear to be an export option at this time.

Facebook Privacy Flaws Discovery Costs Internship

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Aran Khanna was looking forward to an Internship at Facebook before that opportunity was taken away. A browser application that he developed showing individual’s location when they were chatting with Facebook Messenger, made the company upset. The application used a security flaw in the site that Facebook had been aware of but did not fix. Khanna promoted the app on Medium, Reddit, and Twitter. Within 3 days the company disabled the security flaw, asked Khanna to take down the app, and withdraw his internship. For a Harvard student working in his dorm room, the move was quite ironic.

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