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Finance Management Tips and Tools for WordPress Freelancers

It’s always exciting when a new year rolls around. So many new opportunities abound and, if last year’s analytics taught you anything, you’re about to have an even more profitable year of business if things keep up. But finance management as a WordPress freelancer is the pits. It’s just another task that distracts from your web development work. However, until you get to a point where you can scale your WordPress...

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Twitter Cracks Down on Automation and Use of Multiple Accounts

Twitter has new rules in place to prevent applications and services from utilizing automation for the purposes of posting spam.In addition, Twitter is also making changes to its API which will limit users’ ability perform coordinated actions across multiple accounts.These new guidelines are being put in place, Twitter says, to “stay ahead of malicious activity targeting the crucial conversations taking place on Twitter.”Here is a look at the specific policies...

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Your Customers Are Speaking: Are You Listening?

PHOTO: freestocks.org If you’re a business owner and it isn’t clear to you that the customer’s voice is the most important voice to hear, you’ve been living under a rock. Now, more than ever, customers expect their needs to be met, and they expect their feedback to be addressed right here, right now. Now that social media has made it easier...

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Facebook Messenger Lets Users Add People to In-Progress Calls

A new feature has been added to Facebook Messenger that will allow users to invite other people to calls already in progress.Let’s say you’re on a call with a client or colleague and now you need the expertise of another person on your team. Facebook Messenger will let you quickly send them an invite to join the call.Previously, if you wanted to add another person to an audio or video...

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Google mobile-first index expanding, Google reviews spam & Gboard update

Barry Schwartz Barry Schwartz is Search Engine Land's News Editor and owns RustyBrick, a NY based web consulting firm. He also runs Search Engine Roundtable, a popular search blog on very advanced SEM topics. Barry can be followed on social media at @rustybrick, +BarrySchwartz and Facebook. For more background information on Barry, see his full bio and disclosures, click over here. Read Full Article ...

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Why Data Alone Won’t Produce Insights

Try as you might to squeeze insights out of data, it takes more than just data alone PHOTO: Christiann Koepke Data is one of the most valuable assets in an enterprise, yet transforming that data into insights causes so many challenges, its true value is often difficult to realize. These challenges also make it difficult for enterprises to optimize their technology investments.  Think...

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