Edison Mail, the Most Popular Independent Email App Now Available for Mac — Giving Consumers Control Over Privacy & Ads

Americans Spend Almost Six Hours per Day Checking Email; Edison Mail for Mac Offers Faster, Secure, and Intuitive App That Connects to Unlimited Accounts and Relieves Inbox Stress.
Edison Mail, the award-winning AI-based independent mail app for secure mailbox management on iOS and Android, announced its highly anticipated launch debut on Mac computers.

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The Facebook Ad Types: How to Choose the Best Ad Type for Your Goals

Did you know that people in the U.S. spend 20% of their mobile time on Facebook or Instagram? And there are over 1.8 billion people using Facebook every month?
With so many active users, Facebook Ads are a no-brainer for any marketer looking to reach new audiences in a place where people are already spending a significant amount of time.

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OPPO Plans $7bn R&D Investment to Build a Multiple-access Smart Device Ecosystem for the Era of Intelligent Connectivity

OPPO Plans to Spend RMB50 bn ($7bn) on R&D Over the Next Three Years to Build Its Technology Leadership
OPPO held its OPPO INNO DAY 2019 in Shenzhen under the theme of ‘Create Beyond Boundaries’, revealing its insights and initiatives for the era of intelligent connectivity.

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Ingram Micro Strengthens Strategic Focus on Rapidly Growing Cloud and Commerce & Lifecycle Services Businesses

CEO Alain Monié to Spend Additional Time Focusing on Driving Exponential Growth in Cloud and CLS; Paul Bay Named EVP & President Global Technology Solutions with Mandate to Build Further on Company’s Well-Established Industry Leadership Position
Ingram Micro Inc.

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Socialbakers’ Q3 Trends Report Reveals the Latest Social Media Insights and Data

Key Findings Include Data About Ad Spend, Social Commerce, Influencer Marketing and Video Engagement
Socialbakers, the unified marketing platform for social media marketers, released a comprehensive report on Instagram and Facebook Trends for Q3 2019.

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The Plain-English Guide to Semantic Search in 2020

Like many kids, when I was younger, I used to spend Christmas Eve eagerly awaiting the morning when I’d run downstairs and see a mountain of presents to unwrap.
I imagine search engine optimizers feel the same way when the news hits of a new Google algorithm update.
While Google makes updates every day — an average of almost 9 per day — most of these are minor updates.

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Coupa Business Spend Index Reveals that US Businesses Remain Cautious about the Economy

Report Finds That Business Spend Sentiment Remains Flat; Companies Are Taking a ‘Wait and See’ Approach over the Next Three-To-Six Months
Coupa Software, a leader in Business Spend Management (BSM), announced the findings of the Q4 Coupa Business Spend Index (BSI). The report revealed that although sentiment has ticked up slightly overall, U.S.

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Essential Web Design Stats for 2020 [New Research]

As people spend more and more time online, the role of the web designer has become increasingly crucial.
As a web designer, it’s your job to stay on top of new techniques, technologies, and tricks that continue to emerge at a phenomenal rate. Additionally, you also need to run your business — including finding clients, filing accounts, and potentially hiring and managing staff.

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Nielsen TV: How Preteen Gamers Discover and Spend on Games

Despite their young ages, preteen (kids 7-12) gamers in the U.S. collectively spend what some might view as an unfathomable amount of money on video games. And given their desire to be social through gaming, they’re spending most of that money on in-game extras, like outfits, to differentiate themselves from their friends.

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will wolf

RescueTime is “a personal analytics service that shows you how you spend your time [on the computer], and provides tools to help you be more productive.” Personally, I’ve been a RescueTime user since late-January 2016, and while it does ping me guilty for harking back to a dangling Facebook tab in Chrome, I haven’t yet dug much into the data it’s thus-far stored.

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Why your re-targeting is not as effective as could be

According to a latest report by Merkle Inc. advertisers spend 33% of their advertising budget on Retargeting efforts.  That is a huge chunk of the budget!  According to another study, the average Click Through Rate for Display ads is 0.07%, while those for Retargeting is ten times that number i.e. 0.7%, . However, that is still dismal.

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Boulder StartupWeek 2014 · William Lyon

I had the opportunity to spend the last week in Boulder, CO for Boulder StartupWeek. StartupWeek is a week long event highlighting the startup and tech scene of a communty. It started in Boulder, but is now spreading. I wanted to share my experience and any takeways.
My notes were somewhat incomplete; apologies for all errors and omissions.

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