204: 6 ‘Ordinary’ Things That Will Grow Your Blog into Something Extraordinary

How Ordinary Things Can Lead to Extraordinary Results With Your Blog This week and I’m excited to be spending time face to face with quite a few ProBlogger podcast listeners and blog readers at our Aussie blogging events. We’ve been holding annual Australian events since 2010 and it is a highlight of my year each […]

3 Ways to Turn Blog Posts into Engaging Instagram Content

This is a guest post from Jonathan Chan of Foundr Magazine. You are probably here because you are a proud blog owner. Your content is consistently fresh and up-to-date, your mission statement is on point, you’ve managed to create a brand from scratch and everything is going swimmingly. But you’re still not using Instagram to […]

Tenor lets developers put GIFs into augmented reality apps and games

EXCLUSIVE: Tenor is announcing a software development kit (SDK) for Unity and Apple’s ARKit developers, enabling them to integrate animated GIFs into augmented reality apps and games. With Tenor’s SDK, it becomes easier to search for and share GIFs, the repetitive animations that usually convey something funny. GIFs are decades old, but they’re more popular […]

High Court’s same-sex marriage survey result sent Twitter into a frenzy

One of the biggest decisions in Australia’s marriage equality debate drew just about everyone onto social media on Thursday. Australia’s High Court handed down a decision Thursday to allow the federal government to lawfully use $ 122 million to implement a postal plebiscite on the matter of same-sex marriage. The non-binding, no-compulsory survey will ask the […]

Ad-jective Analysis: Look deeper into your AdWords search queries

Wondering how ad performance varies based on your word choices? Columnist Daniel Gilbert shares an AdWords script that can help you to determine which adjectives are your highest performers. The post Ad-jective Analysis: Look deeper into your AdWords search queries appeared first on Search Engine… Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Search […]

Garmin follows Fitbit into contactless payments with the launch of Garmin Pay

Garmin has become the latest tech giant to embrace mobile payments, as the GPS navigation and wearables company today announced the launch of Garmin Pay. The contactless payments service arrives first on the company’s new $ 300 Vívoactive 3 smartwatch. Powered by FitPay, a white-label contactless payments platform aimed at the burgeoning wearables and IoT realms, Garmin Pay supports […]

Wattpad moves into video with personal storytelling app, Raccoon

 Wattpad, the social publishing platform behind apps for sharing original stories and chat fiction, is today venturing into video with the launch of a new app called Raccoon. Unlike its predecessors, Raccoon will focus on non-fiction video-based storytelling, with the goal of connecting people who want to create and watch stories that either entertain or […]

Google Station public Wi-Fi program expands beyond India into Indonesia

Google has revealed that it’s extending its public Wi-Fi service, called Google Station, beyond India. The internet giant first unveiled the Google Station initiative back in September 2015, announcing plans to install high-speed public Wi-Fi in 400 train stations across India. While that program is well underway, with dozens of Google-backed Wi-Fi hotspots dotted across the […]

Principles and Books for Looking into the Digital Future from Lee Aase

When asked to share digital trends and predictions to kick-off the inaugural Minnesota PRSA Digital Skills Workshop, Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network, took an alternative approach. I’ll share the trends that I’ve observed, and the books that I have read or heard at least two times, but generally more. And link you […]

Facebook may have snuck an app into China’s App Store

Facebook is even more desperate to have a presence in China than we thought. The social network has been secretly testing a photo sharing app in the country, according to a new report in The New York Times.  SEE ALSO: Facebook is dangerous for Democracy—here’s why The app, reportedly called “Colorful Balloons” is apparently a […]