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Don't Forget to Take “Kablaow” to Your Next Networking Event. Here's Why.

By Maysaa Al Ajjan | April 23, 2014 | Section: Reviews |

What do you do when you walk into a business conference full of interesting people you would like to meet? You would probably try to get introduced to as many people as possible, swapping business cards or manually saving numbers. You might tag a small reminder next to their contact such as their profession or company so that you can remember them a few months later when you’re randomly navigating your contacts. Or you could just use Kablaow, the new people app that saves you all these hassles in one click.

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8pen is a Radical Reimagination of the Keyboard

By Wael Nabbout | April 22, 2014 | Section: Reviews |

Last week we reviewed Minuum, the world’s smallest touch screen keyboard. Minuum presents users with a shrunken qwerty keyboard and compensates for the imprecision with a strong correction algorithm. 8pen by contrast pays little attention to size, takes a radical approach instead and attempts to reinvent typing.

8pen looks nothing like a keyboard. It’s made up of a circle that sits on top of an X mark with letters and symbols on either side of each of the lines. See below:

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Why It's Important to Involve SEOs Early on With Website Designers

By Kumail Hemani, Contributor | April 20, 2014 | Section: Analysis |

Prior to 2009, the more links websites had the higher they ranked in the SERPs, no matter how bad their structure was, the average time spent per page, or how the pages were linked together. Today, this equation has been rebalanced; now all that matters is how the website’s design increases user engagement.

If you are wondering how to make SEO-friendly websites easier to  develop, here are some worthy tips based on my experience as an SEO consultant. 

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