Ad-Blockers and Why Shrugging Them Off is a Bad Idea

  Display ads. Remarketing. On-page ads. All these are useful and fairly easy ways to get a short but powerful message and CTA in front of potential customers. What if all that work and effort for potential sales and leads… Read more »

Snapchat’s New Update Lets Users Pay For Replays

In their newest update Snapchat reveals that a “Replay is like a compliment! So why stop at one?” That is right; you will now be able to have as many replays as you want. But everything comes with a price…. Read more »

Mobile: The Present & Future of Black Friday, Cyber Monday

Mobile: The Present & Future of Black Friday, Cyber Monday

Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday . . . where does that leave us today? It’s Data Wednesday. The crazy thing is: Black Friday wasn’t even the beginning. The holiday shopping season really started a day early… Read more »

Mobile First Impressions: You’ve Got One Second

Mobile First Impressions: You’ve Got One Second

You’ve always known first impressions are important. That’s what first-day-of-school outfits were for growing up. That’s why job interviews are so important. That’s why people agonize over first dates. (Pro tip: if you didn’t always know first impressions were important:… Read more »

Vine vs Instagram Just a Battle in a Larger War

Vine vs Instagram Just a Battle in a Larger War

A year after Facebook bought Instagram for 1 billion dollars, Facebook has revealed a video feature for Instagram in the last week: Instagram video! The war between Facebook and Twitter rages on, and after Twitter recently launched their Vine app, it looks like… Read more »

Can the Blackberry 10 Put the Company Back on the Smartphone Map?

Can the Blackberry 10 Put the Company Back on the Smartphone Map?

Chief Executive Thorsten Heins promised fans “more ways to connect your mobile experience to the world around you.” As a result, the newest Blackberry phones offer more apps such as Youtube, Skype, and WhatsApp, along with games like Angry Birds, which wasn’t available on prior models.

Coming soon to a store near you: the iPhone 5

Coming soon to a store near you: the iPhone 5

It’s become the talk of the internet over the last 24 hours: the release of the iPhone 5. Apple unveiled its newest smartphone at a press conference Thursday, and as expected, social media users immediately started buzzing about the phone’s… Read more »

Friday Reads: Welcome to Fall

Friday Reads: Welcome to Fall

This week’s Friday Reads celebrates the transition to Fall by featuring inspiration, change, and comfort food. Enjoy! TECH NEWS • Good summary of the changes coming to Facebook • Soon, you’ll be able to “+1” ads • How technology helped… Read more »

Chamber of Commerce Seminar: Finding Your Mobile Audience

Chamber of Commerce Seminar: Finding Your Mobile Audience

If you are in Southeastern Virginia next week, check out the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce monthly Business Education series seminar. Customer Magnetism’s web developer, Lindsay Martin, will be speaking on May 27th about “Finding Your Audience in the Mobile… Read more »