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Facebook Dating opens to friends with Secret Crush

Facebook constructed Dating to be privacy-safe, hoping to avoid the awkwardness of friends or household checking out your romance profile. But now Facebook has detected a way to let you mutely express your affection for a friend without them knowing unless they reciprocate. Facebook Dating is opening in 14 more countries, bringing the full amounts of the to 19....

How to talk to people (even if you don’t know what to say)

You’ve probably been there before :P TAGEND You stroll up to a group of friends talking. Stay where you are awkwardly while waiting for one of them to notice you. Wish for demise. You start telling a narrative to a group of people and -- in the middle of it -- realise the tale sucks. Continue anyway. You go...

Advanced SEO Analytics Reports that Even Beginner SEOs Can Use

One of the most stressful moments in a marketer’s career is when traffic starts to slow or decline. You produced a lot of leads and revenue with creative emails, in-depth content, and shareable social posts, but new ideas are falling flat, and you’re suffering from a severe case of marketer’s block. One source of new ideas that may come...

20 Of The Scariest Two-Sentence Horror Stories

Not everyone is fond of a good scare, but for those that do like it, these narratives are guaranteed to get your heart racing! They’re horror stories in simply two sentences, skillfully crafted to scare the bejesus out of you in seconds. Don't Be Scared of the Monsters " Don't be scared of the ogres, merely look for...

The Cheapest Cities to Book for Your Next Vacation, According to Airbnb

People say that one of their biggest traveling regretsis being held back by finances. While it certainly cost money to jet-set all over the world, savvy travelers know that some of the cheapest cities to visit can make for picturesque and unforgettable getaways. Thanks to deal-scanning sites and budget airlines, it's easy to score affordable airfare. That, in addition...

How to write a perfect follow-up email after an interview (including 3 word-for-word scripts)

The best thing you can do to improve your chances of landing the job: Sending an interview follow-up email. If you’re in a hurry, here is a quick example of a perfect follow-up email :P TAGEND Not only does it demonstrate you’re courteous, but also that you’re willing to take action for your job. There’s a bit more to...

Why Always-On Is Always Better for Driving B2B Influencer Marketing Success

Show of hands: How many of us brush our teeth at least twice a day? All of us? Great. Now, a follow up question: Why? The reasons are numerous, right? We care about maintaining our hygiene on a daily basis. We want to keep our smiles bright. We need to defend against offensive bad breath. We want to...

The Evolution of Email Spam: Here’s How Your Customers Now Define It

About a month ago, a friend and fellow Boston marketer and I got into a discussion about the merits of client marketing, and more specifically, how email plays a role. Casey Hogan was frustrated, as she had just received her tenth--tenth !-- upsell email from a brand that she had been using for four years. Obviously annoyed, she...

Takeaways from F8 and Facebook’s next phase

Extra Crunch offers members the opportunity to tune into conference calls resulted and moderated by the TechCrunch novelists you read every day. This week, TechCrunch’s Josh Constine and Frederic Lardinois discuss major proclamations that came out of Facebook's F8 seminar and dig into how Facebook is trying to redefine itself for the future. Though touted as a...

Old Facebook finally wants you to ‘Meet New Friends’

Facebook’s social graph is aging, full of long-lost acquaintances and hometown friends you don’t care much about seeing in the News Feed any more. But Facebook is now testing a pivot away from its core identity of connecting you with existing friends so it can revitalize the social graph and keep people coming back. Facebook’s “Meet New Friends”...