5 Ways to Create Highly Shareable Pinterest Pictures for Your Business
Dollar Coins Save The Government Money Because You’ll Just Throw Them In A Jar
Here at The Consumerist, we have a long-standing anti-penny stance, but we’re somewhat in favor of the gold-colored dollar coins. They’re shiny! The Sacagawea ones have a woman on them! They save the government money! Except a new Government Accountability Office report mentions something interesting that we haven’t discussed here before. Just replacing more fragile dollar bills with durable coins doesn’t save any money at all. Minting and distributing all of those coins costs a lot…
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Mashable Weekend Recap: 49 Stories You Might Have Missed
With the northern hemisphere of the good earth in the full bloom of spring, social media, tech and all things digital were blooming all weekend at the same time. Count the 49 ways with our Mashable Weekend Recap.
While you were out enjoying the renewal of planet Earth, we were following the Earth Day festivities here at Mashable, and if you take a look at our lengthy list below, you’ll notice quite a few examples of the festivities going on across the planet.
Earth Day was certainly not the only thing going on during this rather leisurely but still engaging weekend…
Social Media Sells — 15 Options You Can Use [Examples]
Social media sells? Many marketers focus their social media efforts on building brand and attracting new prospects since they can’t figure out how to make the connection to sales. The bottom line is that social media can drive sales for your product. It depends how you use it and how you’ve set up your own website and analytics to track the results.
Not sure how to use social media to drive sales? Here are fifteen social media tactics with examples you can adapt for your business…
Porter’s Five Forces and Social Business
Any article that I read that so much as mentions Porter’s Five Forces, let alone explains them, already gains street cred in my book…
Optimus 3D Max Comes to Europe
LG has announced its glasses-free 3D smartphone, the Optimus 3D Max, is coming to select European markets.
The device sports a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, a 4.3-inch 3D WVGA display with Corning Gorilla Glass 2 and two 5-megapixel cameras on the back (for 3D photo and video recording) as well as VGA camera on the front.
It’s based on Android 2.3 and has 1 GB of internal memory and 8 GB of storage, further expandable via MicroSD cards.
As far as unique features go, the Optimus 3D Max has several — for example, a 3D hot key on the side of the device makes it easy to switch between 3D and 2D mode…
Old Spice Spokesman Dumps Heather Graham [VIDEO]
The self-help industry is the latest target for Old Spice‘s ever-evolving ad campaign as a new spokesman for the brand gets so confident that he dumps Heather Graham.
The Hangover star makes a cameo in the Procter & Gamble brand’s new ad that shows a guy getting buff and cultivated by listening to a self-help cassette that he clips to his belt (in the shape of an Old Spice antiperspirant package, of course.)
The cassette’s message leads him to win a race against horses, drive an “environmentally friendly sports sedan” and end his relationship with Graham…
Fan Social Contest Will Decide Location of ESPN ‘College Gameday’ Ad
College students: Do you want the newest commercial for ESPN‘s wildly popular College GameDay football show to be shot on your campus? If so, you’d better start getting organized on the social web.
ESPN launched a social campaign on Monday for fans to vote for the location of a summer ad shoot for the college football season staple of highlights and analysis. More than 120 colleges and universities are eligible for voting. Fans can vote using the contest’s Facebook app, or via the GameDayVote…