Sharon  Hurley Hall

Sharon Hurley Hall

Pro freelance writer/blogger

Sharon Hurley Hall is a professional writer and blogger. Her work has been published on CrazyEgg, GrowthLab, Unbounce, OnePageCRM and Mirasee. Connect with Sharon on Twitter @shurleyhall

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30 Days of Pinspiration Helps Marketers Get Creative

Pinterest has launched the 30 Days of Pinspiration campaign to show how brands, non-profits, and pinners are using the site. The campaign started on 20 November and runs into the New Year. It takes th...

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Animated GIF Filter Comes to Google Image Search

Google Image Search has a new animated GIF filter that allows users to search for animated GIFs. Announced on the...

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Buzzfeed Business Section to Launch

Buzzfeed has announced the launch of a Buzzfeed business section. The social news and entertainment organization, which claims 40 million unique visitors each month, has hired veteran reporter Peter L...

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Dunkin' Donuts Facebook Contest Puts UGC in the Spotlight

Dunkin’ Donuts has launched the Top of the WorlDD New Year’s Eve photo and video contest in conjunction with JetBlue. The Dunkin Donuts Facebook contest which runs until December 14, encourages users ...

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Facebook Hashtags – Coming Soon?

Do hashtags and Facebook go together? They might soon. Facebook users may one day be able to use hashtags, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.

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Facebook Releases Graph Search to US English Users

Facebook is releasing in improved version of Graph Search - read about the changes and implications for content marketers.

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Facebook to Acquire Waze

Facebook to acquire Waze Facebook is in discussions about acquiring Waze for between $800 million and $1 billion. Founded in Israel in 2008 by Uri...

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Feedly Pro Now Available to All

In a corporate blog post, Feedly has announced the launch of Feedly Pro for all users. Feedly was originally an interface for Google Reader...

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Gmail Regains Voice Calls with Google Hangouts Update

Google has updated Hangouts, returning voice calling to Gmail. Could this be a useful connection tool for content marketers?

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Google Acquires Waze - The Content Standard

Google Inc acquires Israeli community mapping startup Waze

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Google Announces Quick View for Mobile

Google has announced the Quick View badge for mobile search results. The badge, which is an experimental feature, appears next to some search result listings and allows mobile users to see a preview o...

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Google Announces Retirement of RSS Reader

Google has announced the retirement of Google Reader, which will take effect on July 1, 2013. The product allows users to subscribe to RSS feeds from their favorite websites and interact with the cont...

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Google+ Communities Could Be a Game Changer for Content Producers

Google+ has just launched Communities which allows Google+ users to connect around common interests. The Google+ Communities feature is similar to LinkedIn and Facebook groups but integrates all the e...

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Google Improves SEO Service for Webmasters

Google has changed the way its Webmaster Tools SEO service reports site backlinks to include backlinks from a wider spectrum of domains....

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Google Offers Help for Hacked Sites

Google has created an information resource to help webmasters with compromised sites. Called Help for Hacked Sites, the resource includes 12 articles and more than an hour of video tutorials to help w...