At a time when the digital economy is being driven by companies like Facebook and Google, Pinterest is doing pretty well with over 150 million page views and 100 million active users every month. Not to forget that Pinterest is achieving this traction even though it is solely dependent on graphical content to attract traffic.
We see a lot of activity on Pinterest here in Canada. More than 3.9 million Pins are saved every day, which makes it to 117 million every month and over 1.4 billion pins Read more [...]
Email Marketing is a Powerful Tool When Used Properly
If you are able to master the do’s and don’ts of Email Marketing, it can help your business immensely. Here are some basic tips to get you started.
Before creating your email marketing campaign, you need to have a clear vision of why you are writing it and what you want out of it.
Answer these 4 questions to help you:
Why are you sending out this email?
What is the main message you want to portray to readers?
Is there Read more [...]
The Internet is a scary place and Friday morning proved that it is still very vulnerable to massive disruptions.
The disruptions have been caused by a large distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack targeting a large domain name system (DNS) service provider Dyn. Dyn DNS hosts some very large properties: Twitter, Reddit, PayPal, Shopify, Etsy, Airbnb, and Github to name a few, all of which have been reporting outages, downtime, and service interruptions.
So, you might be asking yourself: What Read more [...]
What do you do when Google is wrong? This is a question that has plagued one man in Northern British Columbia for over two years.
On June 9, CBC Daybreak North aired a story about Pete Stoner, who owns a ranch in Northern British Columbia. For the past few years, Stoner has had hundreds of people show up at his front door looking to hike and enjoy beautiful Fort George Canyon Provincial Park.
The problem is that Stoner’s property is not, as Google Maps suggests, the entrance to the park. Read more [...]
Instagram was off to a great start late last month with their latest update allowing users to add multiple accounts on a single device. The Facebook owned company announced shortly after, that they were going to be making a similar change to Instagram like they did with Facebook. Now, posts show on your timeline based on engagement and relationship value instead of in chronological order. Not only did this future update send most Instagram users into a panicked state, it currently has over 330,000 Read more [...]