The Modern Balance: Vacation vs Work

Oct 14 2014 | Written by : Kate Flannery| 0 | Share

  Generation by generation, the phrase “modern living” is wearing itself out, and leaving us with a less pleasant “modern trying to make a living”, and to our horror, this isn’t even a slow and steady process, but a rapid deterioration of the human physique and mental

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Content Marketers Resist Content Curation At Your Own Risk

Jan 22 2014 | Written by : Tom George| 4 | Share

I don’t normally curate much content from the Huffington Post, not because it’s not an awesome website, it’s one of The Unanticipated Benefits of Content Curation (Photo credit: cambodia4kidsorg) the best. No, I don’t usually curate from them because they already have enough eyeballs

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The Story Behind Why AOL CEO Tim Armstrong Fired An Employee In Front Of 1,000 Coworkers

Nov 7 2013 | Written by : Tom George| 0 | Share

See on – Innovation and Personal Branding Ally Greer‘s insight: This is an incredible piece of reporting by Nicholas Carlson. It tells the story of Tim Armstrong, the current CEO of AOL, and how he went from recovering a bankrupt strawberry field in college to being a top salesman

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How I Discover and Share Engaging Content on Twitter

Sep 30 2013 | Written by : Tom George| 0 | Share

I found a great piece written by Syed Balkh. Here is his personal bio from his site. It’s pretty awesome in and of itself. What do you think? I am technically awesome. I am an online marketer with design & development experience (Yup, that’s a lethal combo). My work has been featured

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CNN Embarks on $15 Million Web Redesign

Aug 14 2013 | Written by : Tom George| 0 | Share

“The future of CNN is as much about digital as about television, if not more.” With those words, CNN President Jeff Zucker kicked off a press event in Manhattan on Wednesday, where the network unveiled its impending digital makeover. It’s a multi-platform effort CNN is planning to

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Facebook Enables Embedding Of Public Posts To Seduce Newsmakers, Starts Rollout With Five Websites

Jul 31 2013 | Written by : Tom George| 0 | Share

Let newsmakers embed your content and they’ll look to you for material, likely publish more to you, and you’ll have more content to advertise against. That’s why Facebook today begins allowing “public” posts to be embedded on third-party sites, a strategy pioneered by Twitter in 2010 and recently

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Peretti: Human Curation Beats SEO in the Social Web

Sep 21 2012 | Written by : Tom George| 0 | Share

See on – Curation & The Future of Publishing “Jonah Peretti, a co-founder of Huffington Post and CEO of Buzzfeed, said at PandoMonthly tonight in New York that he doesn’t care about SEO anymore. He views it as a broken system that optimizes for robots, not humans.” Erin

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Interview with Paul Berry, Founder of RebelMouse

Jul 9 2012 | Written by : Cendrine Marrouat| 0 | Share

See on – Social Media Tips and News RebelMouse is a visual publishing platform that aggregates a user’s Facebook and Twitter streams to create a personal hub page. Meet Paul Berry, its founder, in this exclusive interview. See on Tags: Huffington Post, Interview,

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Six degrees of aggregation

Apr 18 2012 | Written by : Tom George| 0 | Share

Of the many and conflicting stories about how Huffington Post came to be—how it boasts 68 sections, three international editions (with more to come), 1.2 billion monthly page views and 54 million comments in the past year alone, how it came to surpass the traffic of virtually all the nation’s established

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Huffington Post Wins Its First Pulitzer Prize

Apr 17 2012 | Written by : Tom George| 0 | Share

Via – VC and IT The Huffington Post won its first Pulitzer Prize Monday — becoming the first online-only daily news website to do so. The prize, in the national reporting category, was awarded to veteran reporter David Wood. Via Tags: Arianna Huffington, david wood, Huffington

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If you have news, it will be aggregated and/or curated

Mar 21 2012 | Written by : Tom George| 0 | Share

“One thing that becomes clear from the latest Pew report on the state of media is just how big a role aggregators — both human and machine-powered — are playing in news consumption.” comments Mathew Ingram on GigaOm.   He goes on to analyze what this means for the business

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Revealed: Why Techmeme links to them instead of you!

Nov 1 2011 | Written by : Tom George| 0 | Share

Via – internetbillboards Over time, nearly every major tech news publisher has asked us a variant of “Why do you always post them and not us?” or “Why did you pick them over us for that story when we posted first?” So it’s probably time to address this issue

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The Power of Curation – The Wave of the Future

Oct 22 2011 | Written by : Tom George| 0 | Share

Special thanks to Jan L Gordon for her inspiring work in curation. She inspires me,  because she’s the stuff  great curators are made of. Tom George CEO Internet Billboards   Via – Content Curation, Social Media and Beyond This is a Guest post by Paula Goldman, who is a marketing

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This Week in Review: Scrutinizing TechCrunch’s ethics, and a big test for ‘digital first’ at newspapers

Sep 9 2011 | Written by : Tom George| 0 | Share

Via – internetbillboards TechCrunch, ethics, and new notions of journalism: The prominent tech news site TechCrunch tends to find itself in the middle of some controversy or another fairly regularly. Usually it’s relatively inconsequential inside baseball, but this week’s blowup is

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AOL, Arianna Huffington Hit with Class Action Suit – Forbes

Aug 24 2011 | Written by : Tom George| 0 | Share

Via – internetbillboards Today, a group of bloggers led by union organizer and journalist Jonathan Tasini will file a class-action suit against the Huffington Post, founder Arianna Huffington, and AOL, which acquired the news-and-blogs site in February. Show original Tags: AOL, Arianna

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Content Curation is on the Verge of its 2nd Wave of Evolution!

Aug 17 2011 | Written by : janlgordon| 0 | Share

Via – Content Curation, Social Media and Beyond I was happy to see this article written by Beverly Macy, CEO of Gravity Summit, LLC and author of “The Power of Real Time Social Media”, for the Huffington Post. My very good friend Karan Bavandi is quoted and believe me, he

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UK Edition Of Huffington Post to Launch in Summer

Mar 29 2011 | Written by : Tom George| 0 | Share

Arianna Huffington is to launch a UK edition of the Huffington Post this summer, as the US news and current affairs website recently acquired by AOL moves to expand internationally. The multi-millionaire, who sold Huffington Post to AOL for $315m (£195m) in February, told the MediaGuardian Changing

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