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Is Social Media Very Good For Ecommerce Conversions?

Is Social Media Very Good For Ecommerce Conversions?

By Chris Crum December 4, 2014

Social media might not be all that great for ecommerce. At least not yet. Sure, it’s wonderful for branding and general marketing, but as far as getting actual conversions, the channel is severely lacking, according to some sources. Do you …

Star Trek: William Shatner Is Cooler Than You

William Shatner has the life. He’s had one of those roles that was not only famous for the usual pop culture reasons, but it endeared him to a generation or two as an icon. Shatner’s voice is not just associated …

Yahoo To Show Tumblr Ads Across Properties Yahoo To Show Tumblr Ads Across Properties

Here we are just about a year since Yahoo officially acquired Tumblr. Yahoo announced today that content from Tumblr Sponsored Posts will now be promoted across Yahoo in addition to Tumblr, giving them the potential to reach over 800 million …

Troutdale Shooting: One Student, Shooter Dead

A gunman shot and killed a student at an Oregon high school Tuesday and was later found dead in a bathroom stall. Authorities have identified the victim as 14-year-old high school freshman Emilio Hoffman. This is the third violent outbreak …

Obama Is Heading to Tumblr for Q&A Obama Is Heading to Tumblr for Q&A

The White House has held numerous Q&A sessions on Twitter and Facebook, and President Obama himself has even sat down for a reddit AMA, but on June 10th, for the first time ever, Obama will be answering user questions on …

What Brands Are Doing Wrong With Visual Social Media What Brands Are Doing Wrong With Visual Social Media

In case you haven’t noticed, consumers on the Internet are doing a lot of their online communication through visuals these days. People are sharing roughly 1.8 billion photos every day just on Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, and WhatsApp. But image sharing …

Kylie Jenner Gives Illegal Tattoo, Posts Racy Photos

Kylie Jenner, daughter of athlete Bruce Jenner and a star of the reality television show, Keeping Up with the Kardashians, sure seems starved for attention lately. Recently the 16-year old was seen, via video, at a Hollywood recording studio where …

Pinterest Launches More 'Pin It' Integrations Pinterest Launches More 'Pin It' Integrations

Pinterest announced that launch of the “Pin It” button for Tumblr, Blogger, WordPress.org, and Wix. “We talk about the Pin It button a lot around here, and that’s because it’s a pretty big deal,” says Pinterest’s Bill Rastello. “It’s what …

iPhone 5c Target of New Apple Marketing Campaign iPhone 5c Target of New Apple Marketing Campaign

Earlier this year, CEO of Apple Tim Cook revealed that the iPhone 5c did not sell as well as Apple had expected it to, placing the blame upon the immediate market-recognition and appeal of the iPhone 5s: “I think the …

Couric Starts Tumblr To Connect With Yahoo Audience Couric Starts Tumblr To Connect With Yahoo Audience

Katie Couric has a new Tumblr blog as the Yahoo’s Global Anchor, and will interview Michael Bloomberg on Friday. Couric was announced for the role at Yahoo back in November, when CEO Marissa Mayer referred to as “the face of …

Yahoo Adds SSL Encryption To Tumblr Yahoo Adds SSL Encryption To Tumblr

Tumblr announced that users can now enable SSL security. This comes after Yahoo announced late last year that it would encrypt all info that moves between its data centers by the end of the first quarter. Enabling the option isn’t …

Yahoo Advertising Gets Big Revamp Yahoo Advertising Gets Big Revamp

In addition to announcing the acquisition of Aviate, the launch of Yahoo News Digest, Yahoo Tech and Yahoo Food, and a new Smart TV platform, Yahoo announced a complete revamp of Yahoo Advertising at CES in Las Vegas. Under the …

Tumblr Makes Search More Dashboard-Like Tumblr Makes Search More Dashboard-Like

Tumblr announced an update to its search feature today, which lets users view search results in a similar fashion to the all familiar dashboard. That is opposed to the more traditional image search-style that Tumblr has been employing. Actually, you …

Yahoo And Ron Burgundy Reveal Top Searches Of 2013 Yahoo And Ron Burgundy Reveal Top Searches Of 2013
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It’s that time of year. Yahoo has released its 2013 Year in Review, and revealed its top searches of the year. They went all out this year with a video featuring Ron Burgundy, Champ Kind and Brian Fantana to introduce …

Tumblr Reportedly Launching New Ad Unit Tumblr Reportedly Launching New Ad Unit

Yahoo didn’t waste any time getting more ads on Tumblr once the acquisition was announced. In May, the company started showing sponsored posts to users on their dashboards on the desktop. Now, in December, they’re getting ready to launch their …

Beyonce Didn’t Photobomb, Teen Says

Beyonce was the subject of multiple headlines this week after a photo of her and a fan at a concert went viral. Now, the fan says the picture wasn’t what everyone thinks it was. The photo shows a teen apparently …

Selfies at Funerals: The Latest Teen Craze Selfies at Funerals: The Latest Teen Craze
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For anyone hoping that the selfie phase would end sometime soon–don’t count on it. There’s a new selfie trend now, which involves taking photos of oneself making awkward or otherwise ridiculous faces at funerals. Yep, funerals. A place where people …