49% of the world’s top 100 blogs are using WordPress

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Not only can you install and set-up a fully functioning online store for free, but there’s an amazing range of extensions for it already which means your shop has all the services at a level you’d expect for a big online retailer.

The future of print is in the hands of small retailers

The Way of the Web

One thing we did talk about which I think might have potential for comics in particular is a curated experience which is already being offered by some specialist record retailers.

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How To Organize A Brand Hackathon (And Why) – Interview With Betabrand’s Chris Lindland

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“Betabrand is perfect because we have such an open, experimental approach to branding,” says Lindland. From its Model Citizen photo campaign to its Disco Open Source Project to its ThinkTank Community Idea Factory, Betabrand has built its brand around customer engagement.

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ebay X.Commerce & If Indian eCommerce has Missed the Bus?

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lac retailers onboard. Magento.com- Open sourced ecom platform-alongwith mcommerce and hosted shopfront options. Over 90,000 retailers onboard. This will also be integrated with the Open Source Platform.

How to Cut Costs with Your Own Support Community

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The social web has opened the communication floodgates. The company works with small business internationally to keep online retailers running efficiently while offering them high-value marketing tools. To wipe startup costs, check out a free open source solution like phpBB.

What the Future Holds for B2B Social Media Marketing


Dell Embraces Tablets and the Cloud iPhone Coming to Target Retail Stores Drupal Founder on Why Open Source is. YouTube Hits 1 Billion Subscriptions, View More » Dev & Design 37Signals Creates iPad-Only Web App An Open Source, HTML5 Framework for i.

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From Atoms To Bits To Atoms

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Anderson's latest book, Makers - The New Industrial Revolution ( Crown Business , October 2012) tells the amazing story of how 3-D printing coupled with open source design and the entrepreneurial spirit is beginning to take hold. To put that price tag into perspective, Apple's first laser printer for the home (the LaserWriter , which was launched in 1985) had a retail price of $6,995 and pounded out a rocking eight pages per minute. open source design.

The Internet Could Be Closed For Business

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It wasn't too long ago that many media pundits felt that the Internet would tip the scales from the mass media-controlled world to an open, freer, world where any one individual could wield their own publishing power. The thought went that we would have a much more open media - one where individuals exercised their democratic right to not only share what they were thinking, but to become a media entity unto themselves ( The Huffington Post was a beacon in this argument). open media.

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Making Data Relevant: The New Metrics for Social Marketing


link] How Social Data and Mobile Tech Can Improve the Retail Experience [.]

5 Essential Spreadsheets for Social Media Analytics


Track your as well as your competitors’ Pages using the script, and the numbers will update each time you open the spreadsheet — easy! After you have copied the spreadsheet, go to Script Manager (Tools menus), select FacebookLikes scrip, click edit and then (in the new tab where the script editor opens) click “Save” – that will re-run the script on your copy. Open Source Lists.

What to Consider When Building an In-House Social Media Team


In spite of that, it's really good. ;) Autumn Rain People you work or start a project with must have a really open mind and the willingness to learn. Dell Embraces Tablets and the Cloud iPhone Coming to Target Retail Stores View More » Entertainment Now You Can Smell Like YouTube Sensat. Flash vs. HTML5: The "Pong" Version 37Signals Creates iPad-Only Web App An Open Source, HTML5 Framework for i.

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First Look: Starbucks Digital Network Is Here


The New York Times has opened up access to its Reader 2.0 Yahoo is the coffee retailer’s technology partner on the initiative, so it not only developed the site at Starbucks’s behest, but it’s hosting the network, powering the search experience and providing content as well. View More » Business WordPress Founder on the Key to Open.

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HOW TO: Gain Twitter Influence


Consider how many people retweet you, what Twitter Lists you’re on, and how many people check out the sources that you recommend when deciding how much influence you have. Pick a Niche If you want to be known as the source for a certain topic on Twitter, make it a very specific topic. When this site launched, larger sites were already established as the go-to sources for the tech space as a whole.

3 Tips for Maximizing Engagement With Facebook Likes and Shares


Used in concert, “Like&# and “Share&# are some of the best tools around for driving referral traffic from social networks, opening new communication channels with customers and prospects, and building relationships with your best advocates. “Liking&# opens a new communication channel for publishers that can subsequently share news to the feeds of Facebook users who have “Liked&# that item on their site.

Asperger's and IT: Dark secret or open secret?

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Industry - Automotive - Defense/Aerospace - Energy/Utilities - Financial - Health Care - Retail - Transportation - Travel - Manufacturing. Open Source. 40 years of the most authoritative source of news and information for IT leaders. Aspergers and IT: Dark secret or open secret? ); ); } else { document.write(); }. ); } else { document.write(); }. More Resources. Blogs Webcasts Quickstudies Security Managers Journal This Week in Print.

7 FBML examples to rock your Facebook fan page.


A decade in web design 11 websites to keep your finger on the online pulse How smart retailers are using social media to grow. 19+ resources for finding and hosting source code. 10 kick ass Open source E-commerce platforms reviewed 9 of the best rich text editors reviewed 12+ open source projects for.NET you probably didn’t know about.

3 Ways to Add Social Proof to your Magento Storefront


As it does, the internet as a retail distribution channel has become more and more powerful. Magento’s open-source platform provides online sellers a flexible shopping cart system and full control over the design of their online shops. E-commerce growth is accelerating and is expected to continue to grow at a staggering pace. To keep up with this projected growth, e-commerce platforms, solutions, and CMS software will need to evolve to meet new customer needs.

Barcamp Delhi 5: Spreading the Word out !

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Share this: StumbleUpon Digg Reddit 5 Comments Filed under BarCamp Tags: BarCamp , BarCamp Delhi , BCD5 , delhi , Google , open source , Social media , startup , twitter 5 Comments Sesso January 22, 2009 at 12:25 pm Great site. Aiming to reach a target group of 15 million potential booklet buyers comprising young professionals, college students and housewives they know that this is exactly the same group that the expanding pool of retailers is trying to reach across the country.

Introducing Users to the Concept of Meeting Workspaces in MOSS 2007 | NetworkWorld.com Community

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20 great Windows open source projects. Microsoft opens TechEd with virtualization pitch. Friday, June 27, 2008. Research Centers. Security. Anti-Virus / Spyware / Spam. Compliance & Regulation. Firewalls / VPN / Intrusion. Services. Cisco Security Watch.

Marketing, Social Media & Branding Blogs in India

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Where Download the xml-feed from here Featured blogs so far [listed in alphabetical order]: Abhishek Jha , Anjali , Daksh , Dhivya Subramanian , FMCG & RETAIL Marketing , Gaurav Mishra , Gaurav Shukla , Harish B , Jessie Paul , Manish , manuscrypts , Pallavi Bhardwaj , Preeti Chaturvedi , Rajesh Aithal , Rajesh Kumar , Rajesh Lalwani , Rajiv Dhingra , Ravi Kiran , Sampad Swain , Saurabh Garg , Vandana Ahuja , Vikas Tandon.

Booming Customized Gifting Portals

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They upload their creations for different merchandises, open an online store website which consolidates all their creations at a single marketplace and start selling. The designs at Gnome are also available at retail stores across Mumbai for all those aren’t tech-savvy. Site designers need to improve upon the look-and-feel and even think about partnering with retail stores outside Mumbai. touch-and-feel is something which ‘online retail’ has to address.

How To Create A Know-It-All Company - CIO.com - Business Technology Leadership

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Open Source. MySpace Opens Up Data Portability Initiative. Open Source. Putting Open source to the test: the making of JBoss Enterprise Middleware. White Paper: IDC Analysts Discuss Open Text. 100,000 retail value. ); ); ); } document.write( ); if (document.getElementById(dclk1231)) { document.getElementById(dclk1231).src src = [link]. }. White Papers |. Blogs |. Video |. Webcasts |. Podcasts |. Events |. Solution Centers |.

Makers by Cory Doctorow

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Before I go into the book itself, it’s worthwhile noting that you can download it for free in almost every conceivable e-format and licensed under Creative Commons from Cory’s site , as well as buying the print version in the normal manner from the usual retailers ( such as Amazon – Makers aff link).

Xtees.com - A Unique t-shirt selling hub

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Reply karmel July 2, 2008 at 10:51 pm u guys should check out my blog on great tshirts i’ve come across … it will be an eye opener for many of you in terms of what kind of stuff is available online these days. We launch only designs that have some kinda attitude … We do not launch soft designs on our site 2) XTEES is first a retail brand and we are building up a wide retail presence.

Digital Natives in Our Midst | Advice and Opinion

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Open Source. Its about how open their minds are to listening to everyones ideas. Its open sourcing of brainpower. Open Source. 100,000 retail value. Putting Open source to the test. ); ); ); ); ); } document.write( ); if (document.getElementById(dclk1231)) { document.getElementById(dclk1231).src src = [link]. }. White Papers |. Blogs |. Video |. Webcasts |. Podcasts |. Events |. Solution Centers |. Newsletters |. RSS Feeds.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #145

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This new possibility was driven by a few powerful technologies: easy free/open source blogging technology (mainly WordPress ), RSS - which enabled readers of blogs to get alerts when there was a new post, and outgoing links (from one blog to another), and 'pingbacks.' Amazon is a hardware company, an analytics company, a technology company, a retail company, a tablet company, a software company, a media company and much, much more.

Science 2.0: Great New Tool, or Great Risk?: Scientific American


is one aspect of a broader Open Science movement, which also includes Open-Access scientific publishing and Open Data practices. When young scientists speak out on an open blog or wiki, do they risk hurting their careers?

ITDatabase vs. Cision for tech PR? The difference is shocking…


When you do your first tech keyword query on ITDatabase, it’s really eye-opening how much easier identifying the relevant journalists and tracking them can be with a well- designed research tool. As Flak Meister suggested above, we are more than open to an independent comparison.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

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For example, the markers for a jump to cloud computing for a declining retail company are quite different than the markers for a growing startup to embrace a business intelligence application. For instance, open source software and the Freemium model are allowing for a more organic, bottom-up adoption of many applications and technologies. Alternatively, an organization may use the open source LAMP stack and OpenOffice and save a great deal on software licenses.