Losing Relevance, Unintentional Bias and the Media (by @baekdal) #analysis Whenever I talk with newspapers, there is one problem that always stands out. It's not that print is dying or that everything is moving to Facebook. It's that people no longer feel that the newspapers are there for them. If you ask people "Do you think newspapers bring stories relevant to you?", only a tiny number will answer yes. Yoast SEO: the #1 WordPress SEO Plugin Yoast SEO plugin feature list Get the most out of Yoast SEO, learn every feature and best practice in our Yoast SEO for WordPress training! » $ 99€ 99 - Buy now » Info Focus keyword and content analysis
Why Your Business Should Use a Language Service Provider - Global Language & TranslationGlobal Language & Translation June 13, 2013 Posted by Patrick Donoghue Let’s say your business is doing well in your local market, but you think that the company could really thrive if it was able to reach a larger audience. So, you decide that it’s time to go global and bring your business to new clients in every corner of the world, enabling the organization to reach its full potential. With lessons from Google, The Washington Post has brought its page load speed down to milliseconds – Poynter Under the ownership of Jeff Bezos, The Washington Post has become a fount of editorial innovation. There's Arc, The Post's home-cooked content management system that's now being sold to other news organizations. The Post was the first major daily newspaper to adopt HTTPS, a move that is gaining adherents throughout the news industry. And it's built an engineering corps 200 staffers strong. Further evidence of that prowess is now on display in the form of a "progressive web app," a new effort from The Washington Post to cut down on the time required for its journalism to display on mobile devices. If the term "progressive web app" sounds unfamiliar, that's probably because it's a relatively new concept for the media industry in the United States, said David Merrell, a senior product manager at The Washington Post.
10 Sentences that Can Change Your Life The power of a sentence is tremendous. A single destructive sentence can ruin somebody’s life, make your day, or change your mood. Fortunately, there are some sentences that can give us power to go on. We have sorted out 10 powerful sentences that can change your life for the better. #1 “People aren’t against you; they are for themselves.” How Slack Became the Fastest Growing B2B SaaS Business (Maybe) Ever Search Results Real-time search powered by Initially known as Tiny Speck, the company we now know as Slack first worked on a Flash-based online game called Glitch, which developers around the country worked on for close to four years.   Yet at some point, the team became less interested in Glitch and more interested in IRC, “the ‘80s era communication tool they were using to collaborate over long distances and long periods of time.”  The team appreciated that IRC allowed them to focus in on projects while tuning out other email inbox noise, and it wasn’t long before the entire company pivoted toward communications.
BuzzFeed is building a New York-based team to experiment with news video When you think of BuzzFeed video, you probably think of “27 Weird Things Guys Lie To Each Other About” or the Tasty recipe videos that have taken over your Facebook feed. BuzzFeed has made a huge commitment to building out its video capabilities, and funny and shareable videos have become its staples. The company launched BuzzFeed Motion Pictures in 2014. It now publishes 65 original videos each week, and earlier this year BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Perettimoved to Los Angeles, where BuzzFeed’s video operations are based. The company says it has more than 7 billion content views per month, with video counting for a majority of them across all platforms.
30 Sentences that Can Brighten Your Day It’s far too easy to get lost in this lousy world. We always need reminders to get us back on track and moving forward. You don’t need an expensive life coach to empower you, sometimes one or two sentences are already enough to brighten your day and help you to spring forward to take on the challenges that will come during the day. We have 30 inspiring sentences that can empower and motivate you to look ahead. Click on the image to download wallpaper sized images!
What is Normal Bounce Rate? There’s an interesting discussion over at SEOchat forums discussing bounce rate: What is the typical bounce rate for those with high rankings? While the question does have too many “it depends”, it’s quite a valid one. Many website owners, looking into their Google Analytics numbers, must be asking themselves the same thing: When am I supposed to get worried about my bounce rate numbers? Generally Speaking… In the thread, Trevor Stolber outlines the general numbers: Good writing is good technology Newsprint runs through the printing cylinders at The Washington Post production facility in Springfield, Va., on July 12, 2013. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg) Today I reached a milestone: 25 years at The Washington Post. Wow!
Live 360 – Facebook 360 Video What is the benefit of shooting a Live video in 360? 360 videos immerse your audience in a particular place, helping them to develop empathy and awareness by putting them right in the scene. By sharing these videos with Facebook Live, it takes that immersion a step further by giving your audience a chance to be in the moment through both place and time.
'How a Baby Is Made' Might Be the Most Explicit Children's Book We've Ever Seen If your experience in sex education left you with lingering questions as to how a baby is made, then you may want to flip through the 1975 children's book titled, well, How a Baby Is Made. Things start out relatively tame, like any other children's book, with the parents standing together for first-page introductions. But as in real life, shit gets real quickly: They're naked on page two and doing it missionary style by page three. The book, by Danish writer and therapist Per Holm Knudsen, was published back in the 1970s but is enjoying a viral renaissance since a Facebook user uploaded pictures of its contents to the site on June 10. KingSumo Headlines: Headline optimization for WordPress Howdy, I'm Noah Kagan, one of the creators of KingSumo Headlines. Like you, the success of my business depends upon how well I can promote my work through writing. It's a big investment. Some pieces, like the one I wrote just last week, take me over 30 hours to write.