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Nov 052015
 

The best keynote speakers and trainers in the New Orleans areas belong to the National Speakers Association of New Orleans, also known as NSA New Orleans.

The goal of NSA New Orleans is to advance the art and business skills of experts who are hired to speak and present at conferences, conventions and corporate events.

This website serves as a resource to meeting planners who wish to hire expert speakers and trainers for conference keynote speeches, conference breakout sessions or training for corporate meetings and for individual companies. It is also a resource for members who are active professional speakers, as well as individuals who aspire to be a professional speaker and earn a living as a speaker who shares his or her expertise with audiences in New Orleans, across the United States and around the world.

Walter Bond CSP & CPAE who has taken the speaking business by storm is headed our way. After being on the speaking circuit for a short period of time Walter Bond has already graced the main stage at NSA. He is now making his rounds teaching at various NSA chapter events sharing his speaking secrets. Bond says it is all in the fundamentals. I learned in the NBA how to become a real pro. There is difference between a professional speaker and a professional who speaks and Bond aims to show us the difference. After this powerful session on the basics you will be ready to take your business to the next level.

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For nearly two decades, Walter Bond has been a premiere expert on peak performance. Walters mastery in two different global industries has made him an authority on peak performance. Walter has delivered his entertaining and dynamic message to companies and associations throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Europe. Clients include Accenture, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, The Dwyer Group, Allianz, Amway, GNC, Hilton, Medtronic, UPS Store, Radio Shack, Red Robin and many national associations.

Walters passion for personal development has been anchored by his professional basketball career. Although a reserve throughout his college basketball career at the University of Minnesota, Bond miraculously enjoyed an eight year career while spending time as a shooting guard for teams such as the Dallas Mavericks, Utah Jazz and Detroit Pistons. This is where he learned peak performance truths that he has also applied to a wildly successful speaking career.

Bonds college basketball career did not say NBA at all. Only hard work, dedication and commitment got him there. That mentality is what he wants to share with your audience. Whether its a new product launch, hitting sales goals, gelling as a team Bond is passionate about sharing his 31 Truths to Boost Peak Performance.

In 2013, Walter appeared as the host of The Food Networks show Giving You The Business. Walter was chosen over numerous candidates because of his infectious personality and franchise business experience. Episodes featured restaurants such as Saladworks, Famous Familia and Jersey Mikes.

Walters program is not just another session. Treat your audience to a memorable, impactful and educational experience. Walter is sure to make you look good.

Communication techniques to improve ones personal, financial, business and emotional life understanding the psychology of happiness.

40 years ago and over a half million consultations later has polished Glenn Michael Milliet into a communications expect sought often and respected throughout the beauty and fashion industry for developing, defining and refining the art of Happiness Selling through the use of time tested and power communication techniques.

Glenn Michael Milliet is now expanding his High Touch, High Energy, High Sales communication seminars for businesses and individuals that want and desire increased sales and long term happy client relationships.

In addition to How to be a Powerful Communicator, Glenns programs include:

Metrics can be like magic. Have you wondered: how can the reports and analytics of digital marketing give you the insight and key info you need to succeed? This seminar will take you step-by-step through the amazing data generated by some of the key online marketing tools and give you tips on how to use it.

Kathryn Cariglino has been a pioneer in the world of women in business since starting her Womens Yellow Pages business in 1989. In 1993 she founded one of the earliest, continuously contracted SBA Womens Business Centers based in Mobile, Alabama. Now retired, she does marketing consulting and serves as the Authorized Local Expert for the Constant Contact Company. The name of her business reflects her own philosophy of life and business: Never Give Up!

I owe much of my success to NSA, and I am proud to serve as the New Orleans Chapter President this year. If you are interested in professional speaking, or marketing yourself as an expert, you cannot afford not to check out the National Speakers Association. Please come visit us and see for yourself. Kevin Gilheany

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Oct 232015
 

Our Proven Strategies Will Help You Dominate Your Competition By Dominating Search Engines, Social Media & Mobile Users!

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Bitcoin Magazine Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency News and Discussion

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Sep 282015
 

Bank of America Files Patent Application for Cryptocurrency-Mediated Wire Transfers View more NeuCoin Launches a New Digital Currency for Online and Mobile Gaming View more Bitcoin Hardware Wallet KeepKey Launches and Begins Shipping View more Three Bitcoin Finalists Vie for BBVA Open Talent Competition Honors in Barcelona View more Bitcoin Tracker One ETN Offers Liquidity to European Investors View more Digital Currency Derivatives Exchanges Prepare for Regulation after CFTC Bitcoin Ruling View more Bitcoin Derivatives Company LedgerX Appoints Ex-CFTC Commissioner Wetjen to Board View more Australian Regulators Investigating Banks for Closing Accounts of Bitcoin Companies View more The Decentralist Perspective, or Why Bitcoin Might Need Small Blocks View more Everything You Need to Know about the Proposed Changes to the Bitcoin Block Size Cap View more Gavin Andresen on the Block Size: Its Hard to Find a Signal above All the Noise View more Bitcoin XT Big Block Fork Spurs Debate and Controversy View more Bank of England Chief Economist: Blockchain-based Digital Currency Issued by Central Banks Could Replace Cash View more Sig3 Launches an Automated Policy-Based Transaction Cosigner for Multisig Bitcoin Transactions View more BitGo Processes Over $1 Billion in Bitcoin Transactions in Third Quarter View more Storj Network Passes 1 Petabyte Storage Space View more Bitcoin and Gold Exchange Vaultoro Reaches $1 Million in Gold Trading Volume View more Bitcoin According to Regulators: Money, Currency, Property, and Now a Commodity View more Nine Top Global Banks Pool Resources to Fund R3 to Develop Digital Currency Standards View more UBS to Develop Yet Another Permissioned Blockchain for Banks View more Blythe Masters and Wall Street Opt for Permissioned Non-Bitcoin Blockchains View more Nick Szabo on Permissioned Blockchains and the Block Size View more Notable Bitcoin Core Contributors Now Open to Increasing Block-size Limit to 2 or 4MB View more Coinkite Processes $250 Million in Third Quarter; 10% of Total Daily Bitcoin Transactions View more IBM Developing Blockchain Without Bitcoin for Record-Keeping and Smart Contracts View more Closing the Loop: Australian Organic Farm Creates a Local Bitcoin Economy Among Farmers View more Wall Steet Interest in Bitcoin Grows with ARK Fund Investing in Silberts Bitcoin Investment Trust View more Alt-Options Launches Bitcoin Derivative Market View more Coin Center: State Bank Supervisors Proposal Good for Lawyers, Bad for Consumers and Innovators View more BitPagos Acquires Argentinian Bitcoin Exchange Unisend View more First Peer-Reviewed Academic Bitcoin Journal, Ledger, Launches and Issues Call for Papers View more

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Daily SEO Blog – 44 Must Have Content Marketing Tools For …

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Sep 232015
 

The new age marketer is one of a kind. In many roles he plays, he’s an SEO, a blogger, a designer, a data scientist among many other things that makes him successful. With content marketing taking the center stage of today’s marketing efforts, here are 44 amazing power tools, every inbound marketer must have in hi/her arsenal. 1. Percolate :An integrated suite for content marketing. Everything from managing inspirations to planning, planning, curation and publishing, Percolate is a integrated Read full article […] These days, everyone is looking to find out the ultimate Secret of ruling the rankings. For this reason, people are attempting every approach to be on the #1 spot and are adopting every method that may influence their SEO campaigns in any positive way. 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Aug 252015
 

I love to play games since my childhood. So when I grew with time the addiction and passion for this also increased. So now I am very big fan of these ones but mostly I prefer to play betting type. Basically there are two types of amusements which you can enjoy one is online and another is offline. Millions of computer users prefer to play on it because it gives a good and clear experience to the player. But I like the most slots which is major million.

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Aug 202015
 

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the…

Located at the bottom right corner of a news story, the new “Smart Labels” help users explore connected…

Google seems to have temporarily removed all of the Web pages from the popular and controversial Ripoff Report website. Within 30 minutes, the…

“Book an appointment” feature is now appearing in some knowledge panel results….

Columnist Benjamin Vigneron explains how you can use website analytics data to derive insights that you can apply to your paid search…

Columnist John Cosley of Bing shares insights gathered from internal Microsoft data and other research studies to improve your mobile search…

Automated extensions in product listing ads are taking over from the less visible promotional text….

Looking to increase your ROI from non-branded search campaigns? Columnist Thomas Stern shares tips on how to lower CPC and increase…

The last day to use the legacy Python script to download search query data from Google Search Console is October 20, 2015. You can upgrade to…

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the…

Feeling stagnant? Columnist Julie Joyce discusses why it’s so critical for link builders (and SEOs) to always keep learning on the…

Google launched Custom Columns for AdWords back in December, but many paid search marketers aren’t utilizing them yet. Contributor Laura Collins…

Jimmy Wales, the co-founder of Wikipedia, posted that Google is sending them less and less traffic, calls this a “long-term…

Google says Romanian, Bahasa Indonesia, Bengali, Bulgarian, Latvian, Lithuanian and Thai editions will be released during the next few…

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the…

Google’s mobile search results has a new design for the sitelinks; they now are expandable to show more…

What is semantic content optimization, why do you need it, and how can you implement it? Columnist Eric Enge answers these questions and…

Columnist Wesley Young takes a look at the Local Search Association’s latest research on how consumers respond to video ads — and how local…

Many small business owners know that they need to invest in local search engine optimization (SEO), but most have no idea how it works — So…

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Google seems to have temporarily removed all of the Web pages from the popular and controversial Ripoff Report website. Within 30 minutes, the…

“Book an appointment” feature is now appearing in some knowledge panel results….

Feeling stagnant? Columnist Julie Joyce discusses why it’s so critical for link builders (and SEOs) to always keep learning on the…

Looking to increase your ROI from non-branded search campaigns? Columnist Thomas Stern shares tips on how to lower CPC and increase…

Jimmy Wales, the co-founder of Wikipedia, posted that Google is sending them less and less traffic, calls this a “long-term…

The last day to use the legacy Python script to download search query data from Google Search Console is October 20, 2015. You can upgrade to…

Located at the bottom right corner of a news story, the new “Smart Labels” help users explore connected…

In part two of a three-part series on app indexing, contributors Emily Grossman and Cindy Krum explore how Google indexes deep app content and…

Automated extensions in product listing ads are taking over from the less visible promotional text….

What is semantic content optimization, why do you need it, and how can you implement it? Columnist Eric Enge answers these questions and…

Columnist Nathan Safran takes a look at where Google is heading — and what challenges it faces — in the age of…

Contributor Bartosz Gralewicz shares the results of an experiment he conducted, which suggests that click-through rate (CTR) from search is…

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Jul 222015
 

SEOprofiler […] can substantially improve a company’s SEO campaigns. In addition, the program offers detailed, aesthetically pleasing reporting features that are useful for displaying data generated by this software suite. Entrepreneur.com on NBCnews.com

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Apr 142015
 



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Is Mobile Search More Than Just Being Mobile Friendly?

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Apr 112015
 

In 1998, it was important for the owner of an online business to be listed in Yahoos directory. That could bring you enough traffic to be profitable. Today, if theres any equivalent to that tsunami of targeted traffic, its in mobile search.

Without a mobile-friendly website, people searching for your products and services on smartphones and other mobile devices wont find you as easily on Google. Customers decide what to buy, when, and from where right on their smartphones!

Business owners cannotafford to ignore or avoid this trend. So how can you prepare for mobile search?

Following arethe most frequently asked questions I get about mobile search. This isnt a step-by-step guide to mobile SEO, but hopefully itshould cover some of the more pressing issues faced by business owners in adapting to the shift to mobile.

The main objectives of this column are to:

As of April 21, when Google rolls out its new mobile-friendly algorithm, sites that arent mobile-friendly willrank lower in search results than if they were mobile optimized.

The search engine wontblock or remove your site for not being optimized for mobile search (as Google Webmaster Trends Analyst John Mueller recently confirmed), but youll have fewer sales because mobile searchers wont be able tofind you as easily. If your competitor has a mobile-friendly website, theyll have adistinct rankingadvantage over you.

Absolutely not. Mobile-friendly only means that your website renders nicely on a mobile device. In other words, your content will be presented neatly on any smartphone or tablet.

But just because your site looks good on a mobile devicedoesnt mean itsoptimized for mobile search. Mobile optimization depends on several factors like technical implementation, coding and content. It requires an integrated effort across multiple disciplines, including off-page factors.

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Cryptocurrency Exchanges Emerge as Regulators Try to Keep Up

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Apr 082015
 

Trust issues plague bitcoin and other digital currencies. Licensed exchanges could change that

The U.S. has approached cryptocurrency regulation cautiously, meanwhile 80 percent of all Bitcoin volume is exchanged into and out of Chinese yuan, according to a Goldman Sachs report. Image courtesy of Zach Copley, via Flickr

Digital cryptocurrenciesincluding bitcoin and litecoin, along with dozens of othershave struggled to win mainstream acceptance in the U.S. Interest in this so-called Internet money is not going away, however, which is why regulators are developing rules that that they hope can avert a repeat of last years Mt. Gox meltdown, when the worlds largest bitcoin exchange unexpectedly shut down after losing hundreds of thousands of bitcoins in a cyber attack. The U.S. government has largely sat on the sidelines, leaving states to regulate digital cryptocurrency exchanges. The exchanges, with names such as BitPay and Coinbase, are Web sites for buying, selling and exchanging digital currency. Bitcoin and its ilk are referred to as cryptocurrencies for their use of cryptography to secure transactions and mint new virtual coins. More than a dozen states and Puerto Rico already issue licenses for bitcoin exchanges, which represent the lions share of the worlds cryptocurrency transactions. California is working out the details of its own licensing guidelines while New York States Department of Financial Services plans to finalize its BitLicense regulatory framework in the coming weeks. Other countries are likewise grappling with the legal status of such currencies. The U.K., for example, recently announced it would police digital currencies by applying antimoney laundering rules to these exchanges. Regulations are good for cryptocurrency exchanges, says Campbell Harvey, a Duke University professor of finance. The rules will lend them a sense of legitimacy that should help reduce the volatility that has kept merchants and investors out of the action. The volatility comes from people seeing virtual currency as operating just outside the law, Harvey adds. Coinbase is licensed in 16 states and claims that eight other statesincluding California and New Yorkallow access to the exchange without the need for a license. Part of Coinbases success comes from allowing investors to change U.S. dollars into bitcoins and vice versa, an important feature because of bitcoins fluctuating value. A single bitcoin is currently worth about $250; a couple of years ago they were trading at more than $1,100 apiece. Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, venture capitalist siblings best known for their legal battle with Mark Zuckerberg over the origin of Facebook, are awaiting New Yorks licensing regulations to their Gemini Bitcoin exchange in the state. Gemini will be a place to buy and sell bitcoins, akin to the way NASDAQ lets investors trade stocks, the Winklevosses said at last months South by Southwest Interactive conference in Austin, Texas. Bitcoin is a harbinger of the cashless society that will be here by 2025, they said, adding that they believe in the cryptocurrency so much that they currently own 1 percent of the worlds more than 14 million bitcoins. Bitcoin operates on a peer-to-peer network that consists of computers run by people known as miners. Their computers are set up specifically to verify the validity of a transaction and record it in a digital public ledger system called a blockchain. The first computer to solve a cryptographic puzzle accompanying each transaction wins bitcoins for its miner. Other computers in the network check the solution, creating a redundancy designed to guard against transaction fraud. Once a transaction is entered into the blockchain ledger, it cannot be deleted or changed. The idea behind the blockchain is to prevent fraudulent transactions. And the peer-to-peer nature of the Bitcoin network means there is no bank or clearinghouse to charge a large fee per transaction. Although Apple Pay, Paypal and other digital payment services are improvements over credit cards and other online options, they are not a breakaway technology on par with the Bitcoin Network, Cameron Winklevoss said at SXSW. Regardless of such endorsements, Bitcoin exchanges continue to be a risky proposition. Start-up exchange Buttercoin will shut down on April 10 after failing to raise sufficient funding. Even high-profile financial backing from the likes of investors Y Combinator, Google Ventures and Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian was not enough to keep the lights on. Part of the problem is the nascent technologys history as a volatile investment as well as an enabler of anonymous cyber criminal activity, including the infamous Silk Road online market for illegal drugs. The U.S. has a lot of ground to make up if banks and businesses here want to cash in on cryptocurrency80 percent of all Bitcoin volume is exchanged into and out of Chinese yuan, according to a March 10 Goldman Sachs report. The report estimates that more than 100,000 merchants worldwideincluding Overstock.com, TigerDirect.com and Expediaaccept bitcoins as payment. A sign that these companies do not completely trust their finances to cryptocurrencies, however: many convert these payments into more stable currencies rather than hold them as bitcoins.

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Apr 082015
 



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Apr 032015
 



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10 best U.S. beaches for families

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Apr 012015
 

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Carlsbad State Beach, California. Grab the free parking at Historic Highway 101 and visit this lovely beach in Carlsbad, California. The town offers family events throughout the year.

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Crescent Beach, Rhode Island. Enjoy the mobile bike tour of of this lovely Block Island, Rhode Island, beach.

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Fort De Soto Park, Florida. North Beach at this stunning St. Petersburg beach park is ideal for young and new swimmers.

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Kings Beach, California. After a full day of swimming, enjoy the sunset and moonrise at this Lake Tahoe, California, beach.

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Manatee County Beach, Florida. A trolley stops at this beach, located on Holmes Beach, in the center of Anna Maria Island. There’s a playground in addition to the expected family-friendly showers, parking and picnic facilities.

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Mobile Friendly SEO Ranking Factor Techniques – Video

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Mar 312015
 



Mobile Friendly SEO Ranking Factor Techniques
Watch the following video about Mobile Friendly. Google has confirmed it will be SEO ranking factor from April 21st 2015. Visit http://www.digitalmediarole.com to learn more.

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Google Normal Fluctuations, Mobile SEO Tips, AdWords Quality Score Drop & Bing Search Confidence – Video

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Mar 282015
 



Google Normal Fluctuations, Mobile SEO Tips, AdWords Quality Score Drop Bing Search Confidence
https://www.SERoundtable.com/ – This week in search, I covered a couple noticeable Google search algorithmic changes, but Google said they are just normal fluctuations in the search results….

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GOOGLE SEO Mobile Update- Google News are you SEO MOBILE FRIENDLY – Video

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Mar 262015
 



GOOGLE SEO Mobile Update- Google News are you SEO MOBILE FRIENDLY
Just a quick fuse news video all about this huge Google Update happening next month April 21, 2015 for mobile site friendliness. This means that Google will be punishing websites and blogs…

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Blue Freedom: A mini hydropower plant for charging mobile devices

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Mar 252015
 

The all-new Blue Freedom kit offers yet another alternative to solar panels, fuel cells, muscle-powered dynamos, wind turbines, AC-charged back-up batteries and other portable power solutions. “The world’s smallest hydropower plant” transforms the power of running water into phone chatting, internet browsing, music listening, GPS navigating and other mobile device activities, and it does so from a package built to fit in a backpack.

We’ve covered other portable hydroelectric generator systems in the past, and some like the HydroBee were rather compact. Blue Freedom claims its kit is the smallest. It’s close to 2 oz (57 g) lighter than the HydroBee and looks considerably more compact. The relatively lightweight, slim Blue Freedom package can be carried in a backpack.

Developed in Germany, the Blue Freedom charging kit consists of a 4.7-in (12-cm-) -diameter micro turbine, a 5W generator and a 5,000 mAh lithium-polymer internal battery. The turbine takes a plunge into a running water body and the unit’s base stays ashore, letting you charge devices directly by way of the USB 2A and 1A ports. You can also store energy in the integrated battery for later use. A built-in LED light helps you see at night.

Blue Freedom tells us that the micro turbine doesn’t need to be situated in a specific way in relation to the direction of current, and is instead designed to flow with the water and deliver efficient charging. The kit is designed to operate in temperatures between 41 and 104 F (5 and 40 C) and altitudes up to 16,400 feet (5,000 m).

The idea of a small, packable hydropower system is certainly interesting, and the Blue Freedom appears to be a slickly designed package, but it left us asking: Why? It seems like solar panels are more versatile and easier to set up, allowing you to charge your device on the move as well as in place. Sunlight also tends to be a more readily-available commodity than running water when traveling off the grid.

According to the governments of US and Canada, two world leaders in hydropower production, hydropower is the most efficient means of generating electricity, transforming up to 90 percent of available water energy into usable electricity. Compare that to around 15 percent for solar panels, and you can start to see why a portable hydropower charger could prove quite superior.

Now we have no expectations that a micro turbine bobbing around in a ripple is going to be anywhere near as efficient as a full-sized hydropower plant, but Blue Freedom’s estimates do look promising. The company tells us that the hydropower kit should charge its internal 5,000 mAh battery in three to four hours, assuming a water flow rate of 1.2 m/sec (2.7 mph). An iPhone 6 would take about one to two hours at that same water rate.

The Blue Freedom’s times are much better than portable solar kits we’ve covered. For example, the Powertraveller Solarmonkey Adventurer takes 8 to 10 hours to charge its 2,500-mAh lithium-polymer battery. The Solar Joos Orange has received high marks for device-charging speeds from publications like Wired, but its internal 5,400 mAh battery takes 12 hours to charge via solar. So the simple answer to our question of “why” is “because you can power up the internal battery in a few hours, rather than over the course of half a day.”

Blue Freedom’s charging times are only a manufacturer estimates based on a prototype, so they’re not worth getting too excited over yet. Still, assuming the Blue Freedom is well designed, it should be able to offer quicker, more efficient off-grid charging than other portable options.

Depending upon the nature of the trip, the Blue Freedom may or may not be more convenient than other types of chargers. It’d be a good solution for camping (near a suitable stretch of creek or river), in which you’re staying in one place for an extended period and would be able to charge at night, when there’s no sunshine to harvest. On the other hand, it wouldn’t be very useful for trips through the city, desert or any stretch of land not adjacent to a flowing water body, which breaks down to a lot of stretches of land. The base station does include a microUSB port for charging the internal battery, so you could use other forms of energy, including solar panels, in the event that you can’t find running water. That will of course add to its 0.9-lb (400-g) pack weight and 7.9 x 2.2-in (20 x 5.5-cm) size.

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Google Analytics for SEO Basic Cohort Analysis

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Mar 202015
 

In February Google Analytics came out with a beta release of the Cohort Analysis. This report can be extremely useful in helping SEOs prove the value of new customer acquisition via organic search, show how they engaged with the site, and surface when they ended up converting over time. Even if the customer ended up converting through a non-organic channel like email or PPC.

In this article well take a quick glance of the components of the report, then break down how to use segments to help quantify SEO specific efforts.

As seen below, the new Cohort Analysis reportcan be found by taking a look at the left-hand navigation in Google Analytics, under the Audience tab.

The graph below is simply showing Goal Completions (number 3), over the Date Range specified (number 4), grouped by the date acquired (number 1 and 7), for U.S. customers coming to the site via organic search (Custom SEO Segments).

To gain more insight into whats happening for SEO, we have to limit this report to only results from users who came from organic search. Many of you are probably already familiar, but for others it isnt the most intuitive experience in Google Analytics. Add, create, and remove segments by using the dropdown and plus sign.

Begin by creating a new segment, click the plus sign above, then the red button that says New Segment. In order to get granular with SEO, lets look at users only Google Organic in the United States, and create separate segments for desktop, mobile, and tablet users. Use how we specified a location of United States for Demographics (1) shown below to input the appropriate configuration for the Technology tab (2), and Traffic Sources (2). In the end well want the following specified.

Once segments have been created, specify them within the Cohort report to reveal a much bigger story, as seen in the report below. For example on March 12, 2015, organic search brought in 2,157 new potential customers using their mobile device. Twenty-five of them converted on the first day, followed by two, two, zero, six, and four the days following. Perhaps an email campaign sent out on day four helped to convert the six additional users that initially came to the site using organic search, SEO should still get credit for the initial touch, and that is how this report help SEO better quantify SEO efforts.

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Paul Puey: How Bitcoin Will Revolutionize Mobile Payments – LA Bitcoin Meetup 2.25.15 – Video

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Mar 192015
 



Paul Puey: How Bitcoin Will Revolutionize Mobile Payments – LA Bitcoin Meetup 2.25.15
Paul Puey, CEO of Airbitz (https://airbitz.co) joined us at the Los Angeles Bitcoin Meetup on February 25 at Gem HQ for an insightful discussion about Bitcoin and the mobile payments industry…

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