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SMX Overtime: Managing your online business reviews

December 13, 2019

Last month I spoke at SMX East about scaling online reputation management – specifically reviews. At the end of my presentation, “14 Tips to Scale Reviews Across Multiple Locations,” I fielded a number of fantastic questions from session attendees and wanted to follow-up on some additional ones. How do I convince clients to respond to […]

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Amazon ad spend rises over Cyber 5, but most efficient sales days still ahead

December 13, 2019

On Cyber Monday alone, consumers spent $9.4B via online channels – that’s up $1.5B from just last year, according to Adobe, and another record-breaking figure in terms of e-commerce sales. For marketers, the entire five-day stretch known as Cyber 5, but dubbed “Turkey 5” by Amazon, was likely a banner sales weekend, but looking at […]

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Google brings ‘Interpreter Mode’ language translation to the Assistant on smartphones

December 13, 2019

Google introduced its real-time translation feature, “Interpreter Mode,” for Google Home and smart displays earlier this year. It tested the feature in several hotels in Las Vegas, New York and San Francisco at concierge and registration desks. Now the company is more broadly rolling out Interpreter Mode to Android devices and iPhones. Where there were […]

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Conductor becomes an employee-owned firm after almost two years under WeWork

December 13, 2019

WeWork bought SEO firm Conductor in 2018 for well over $120 million in cash and stock. Following its botched IPO filing last year, the troubled shared workspace provider began to shed most of its many acquisitions; Conductor was one of them. Almost two years under WeWork. The SEO company has announced that after 20 months as a […]

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Google showing product availability markup in image search results

December 13, 2019

Google is displaying the availability of products on image search results page. The feature was spotted by Hamburg-based digital marketing consultant Frank Sandtmann, who noticed the feature in English, German and Polish image search results. The image search results for the query “magic the gathering commander decks.” Shoppable image search results. Powered by product Schema […]

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AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB review

December 13, 2019

Today, AMD is finally launching its retail Radeon RX 5500 XT series of graphics cards. They join the existing OEM-only RX 5500 models that you might find in some pre-built PCs, only with slightly higher clockspeeds and the option to upgrade to 8GB GDDR6 memory. That will cost you an extra $30, and I’ll have […]

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How DayZ spawned a new genre: the unfinished survival game

December 13, 2019

The first game I ever bought from Steam Early Access was a survival sandbox called Under the Ocean. I paid $7 in June 2013, and I played it, enjoyed it, and tried out new alphas as they were released over the next few months. As time passed, the game’s scope grew, devblogs and roadmaps were […]

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Henry Cavill reads a story from The Witcher book The Last Wish, and it’s pretty great

December 13, 2019

[embedded content] Earlier today, Netflix released the final trailer for its upcoming Witcher series. But not the final video, as it turns out—or even necessarily the best one. What I like most about this clip is the way Henry is so into it all. Yes, he’s an actor and it’s his job to seem like […]

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The best gaming motherboards

December 13, 2019

The best gaming motherboards are feature-rich bedrocks where you will lay the rest of your build. Differences between build components can be extremely subtle and motherboards exemplify that—not paying attention to size, compatibility, and extra features can turn what would’ve been a successful build into a quick return to the manufacturer. Our guide is here […]

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Resident Evil 3 remake: Everything we know

December 13, 2019

Hot on the heels of Capcom’s excellent remake of Resident Evil 2, an equally pretty Resident Evil 3 remake is on the way and releasing sooner than expected. The graphical upgrade is a gigantic leap forward from the original PlayStation, of course. But still, man, look at those faces. But please don’t linger too long […]

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