Infographic: The Growing Adoption of Mobile-Friendly Email Design – Email Marketing Rules

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Beyond detailing the adoption rates of mobile-friendly email, this infographic explains the difference between desktop-centric design, mobile-aware design, and responsive design—and the future outlook for each of them. It also includes links to examples of mobile-aware design from Amazon.com, Reiss, and Vizify, and examples of responsive design from AT&T,Toms, and Foursquare from the Email Swipe File on Pinterest.


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San Francisco Protesters Wasted Their Time by Targeting Kevin Rose

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The thousands of tech workers flooding into SF and the effect their money has had on the cost of living here has been an increasingly explosive issue. There have been protests from local activists and even a weird bar fight involving Google Glass. Journalists from the East Coast like to come out here now and opine about how the city itself is being changed irrevocably; that it “doesn’t know what to do with” its newfound cash. Over the weekend, Kevin Rose was the latest object of ridicule. That kind of came out of nowhere for me, and didn’t seem quite appropriate.


John Boitnott‘s insight:

The protesters’ tactics are setting their causes back, plain and simple.


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Google Drive’s Price Cut, Box’s IPO and What it Could Mean for the Future of Cloud Tools

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Two weeks ago, Box announced their intentions to file for IPO. This comes on the heels of Google’s announcement that they will offer one terabyte (TB) of data for only $9.99 a month. Both announcements have had a chilling effect in Silicon Valley and beyond, because it could easily put smaller cloud storage players out of business. It probably will. From Dropbox to Microsoft, many are shaking in their e­boots. Cloud hosting has seemingly become a commodity, now. But has it, really? Each cloud hosting provider has some type of bell or whistle unique to their own user base. Box’s bold move will no doubt inspire other cloud players to move forward with their IPOs.


John Boitnott‘s insight:

There should be some very interesting developments in cloud tools over the coming years. Here are my thoughts about what may happen.


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States try to block cities’ clean transit plans

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More and more cities in the Midwest and Sun Belt are trying to develop mass transit systems, but GOP-controlled state legislatures are getting in the way.


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The Art of Creating Perfect Social Media Posts – infographic

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Each social media operates a bit differently, and each brand’s followers have their own preferences and moods.

The fact is that, there is no One-Size-Fits-All trick or strategy, however, there are some guidelines that can help you create the perfect social content.

Use this infographic to find tips on how to craft perfects posts for GooglePlus, YouTube, Blog, Tumblr, Vine, Twitter and Facebook.


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The Urban Shift in the U.S. Start-Up Economy, in One Chart

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Walkable suburbs and center city companies are dominating the tech scene.


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How The Future Of Startups May Look Like “Moneyball”

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There’s a well-known scene in the Brad Pitt-Billy Beane biopic “Moneyball” in which Beane confronts a bunch of stale, oldster scouts about the outdated way they evaluate baseball players. One scout comments that because a player has an ugly girlfriend it means he has no confidence. Beane gives an exasperated “facepalm.” The way many venture capitalists analyze potential startup investments is similarly haphazard and inaccurate. However, just as in the movie, it’s all about to end in a giant wave of business innovation.


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12 Post-Apocalypse Floating Cities and Homes: From Crazy Concepts to Reality (Slideshow)

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Nobody really knows how much the planet will warm up in the following years and what the consequences will be. But the growing number of natural disasters in 2010, and the recent wave of animal deaths


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Researchers envision a fully sustainable New York City

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Like former mayor Michael Bloomberg, a group of researchers envision a sustainable New York City — with bikes, planting new trees, reducing citywide greenhouse gas emissions — but that’s where the similarities end.In a bold new “thought-experiment,” the Terreform Center for Advanced Urban Research, a multidisciplinary non-profit organization, tried to envision a fully sustainable New York City, with entire streets and avenues converted into greenways and farms.In a city with nearly 8.3 million residents, 4 million acres of food-producing land — roughly the size of Connecticut — is required to feed their appetites annually. Combined with carbon emissions from transporting the food — these so-called “food miles” — it’s no wonder why some studies list food production as the one of the leading contributors to climate change.


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Best Time For Sharing Content [Infographic]

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Many top marketers experiment with their content sharing approach to find the best time to send posts to Twitter, Facebook, and other social networking sites. You have to try this for your own content to find the right time.


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