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April 03, 2020

Video Conference Survival Hacks - from backgrounds to lighting tips to bingo!

Sara Shuman--Sara Shuman provides video conference tips and tricks for this era of “the new normal."
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April 03, 2020

Quibi Preview: 5 Star-Studded Shows Worth Watching on the Platform | THR News

YouTube--The brand new, short-form streaming service Quibi launches on April 6 with a slew of star-studded series. Here are five shows to check out on Quibi.
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April 03, 2020

Portrait of an Industry: Marketing Agencies in 2020

Digital Third Coast--An analysis of 6,000 US agencies yieds a report providing a profile of a the agency world. Avg number of employees (77% have 10 to 49), hourly rate (60% charge $100 to $149). Of particular interest might be the section on gender leadership.
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April 03, 2020

How to stop hackers from 'zoom bombing' your Zoom video chats

Fortune--A wave of disturbing and dangerous attacks have disrupted chats on the popular video app. Here's how to protect your Zoom meetings.
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April 03, 2020

7 signs you have a bot problem

NS8--Bots make up half of internet traffic, and malicious bots can cause costly damage when they overrun your site. Learn how to spot a bot problem quickly.
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April 02, 2020

Watch 66 Oscar-Nominated-and-Award-Winning Animated Shorts Online, Courtesy of the National Film Board of Canada

Open Culture--I recently heard someone quip that proposals to cut the Academy Awards are tantamount to suggesting that the NFL trim down the Super Bowl. Certainly for many who would rather watch the former any day of the week, even the play-by-play of technical categories repays attention.
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April 02, 2020

The Coronavirus Impact on Marketing Agencies: 122 Agency Executives Report

Orbit Media Studios--This report is a snapshot in time amid a fast changing social and economic picture.
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April 02, 2020

Streaming Gets Big Bump During Coronavirus Quarantines, Nielsen Says

The Hollywood Reporter--SVOD platforms outpaced the overall gains in TV usage during the first few weeks of March.
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April 01, 2020

Business Intelligence Spreadsheet Dashboard Free for One Year

Grow--Now might be a good time to check out some advanced analytics tools. One such company, Grow, is offering a free one-year trial.
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April 01, 2020

I've been doing Zoom meetings for years. These 7 tricks make them great

Fast Company--Put your virtual face on, watch videos together, and even help troubleshoot remote computers with these cool Zoom features.
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April 01, 2020

B2B Marketers Say Personalization is Harder for Them Than for B2C. Are They Right?

Marketing Charts--Personalization remains a strategy that most B2B marketers are interested in pursuing this year. But a new survey of more than 200 B2B sales and marketing professionals reveals that more than half (54%) believe that it’s harder to get personalization right in B2B than in B2C.
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April 01, 2020

8 Tips To Make Working From Home Work For You

NPR.org--Millions of people are trying to work from home because of the coronavirus. Life Kit wants to help WFH work for you, especially if you're doing so for the first time.
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March 31, 2020

Video Streaming to TVs Soared 85% in U.S. in First Three Weeks of March, Nielsen Says

Variety--During the coronavirus pandemic, Americans are staying home — and, as you would expect, they’re streaming more than ever. U.S. consumers’ viewing of streaming has continued to inc…
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March 31, 2020

How One Badass Reddit Post Produced 170 New Customers in under 3 Hours

Strikingly--There are two big questions startups and freelancers struggle with in their infancy: #1 - Where do I start? #2 - Where do I find clients?
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March 31, 2020

5 Content Topics to Advance Your Sale.

Tessellate Partners--What is the purpose of content if not to change or validate the mind of the reader, to share new information, to move the needle? Here are 5 Content Topics to Advance Your Sale.
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March 31, 2020

Just 8% of consumers think brands should stop advertising due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Marketing Week--Consumers believe staff welfare should be a company’s first priority, while brands also have a role to play in supporting governments and wider society through the crisis.
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March 31, 2020

Publishing & The Pandemic

Beyond the Book--We are recognizing, in new ways, how much of daily life that authors and publishers make possible and how much they make life under lockdown bearable.
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March 30, 2020

Rise of Remote Work and Virtual Desktop Technology

The Forecast By Nutanix--Behind every employee who works from home – or anywhere, really – is a skilled and dynamic IT team that must constantly change how they serve employees. And if they implement remote work incorrectly, it could turn off employers from using it in the future.
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March 29, 2020

The do's and don'ts of online video meetings.

The Seattle Times--From setting a clear agenda to testing your tech setup, here’s how to make video calls more tolerable for you and your colleagues.
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March 27, 2020

Online Marketing During Crisis Situations.

Now Marketing Group Blog--This is the article that made @EmilyCrume comment: "Great list of tips to implement, now, Jessika!" And, she sure is right about that.
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