August 30, 2016

Mark Zuckerberg at the Forefront of Virtual Reality

August 30, 2016 WebProBusiness

Mark Zuckerberg says that virtual reality will be the most social platform that ever existed. Zuckerberg hosted an in-person Q&A in Rome, Italy Friday when he focused in on virtual reality when asked if Facebook change our lives as much as Pokemon Go. “The real reason I came to Rome […]

Amazon Vehicles Launched as Vehicle Info Center

August 25, 2016 WebProBusiness

Amazon is getting into the auto business with Amazon Vehicles, but not by becoming a sales platform for the cars themselves, but by being a car information center, automotive community and promoting the sales of parts and accessories. They are seeking to become the hub for car buying enabling customers […]

Lyft Adds Exact Pickup Feature to its App

August 17, 2016 WebProBusiness

All of us that use Lyft or Uber have been frustrated with trying to awkwardly communicate to the driver which door you at when exiting an arena, only to have to walk a block to meet the car. Lyft is working to solve this and make their app even more […]

Can Adblocking Kill the Free Internet?

August 8, 2016 WebProBusiness

Can adblocking kill the free internet? “It’s inconceivable, I think, that we would simply just allow this threat from adblocking to continue without actually having a strategy,” says IAB UK’s Steve Chester. “It’s something which we will have to develop. I don’t underestimate that it’s potentially an existential threat.” The […]

What Not To Do in a Pitch Meeting

August 7, 2016 WebProBusiness

Earlier this week LinkedIn launched 30 second videos for Influencers. One of the first questions put out there by LinkedIn was about what not to do in a pitch meeting. There were some very interesting and helpful answers for any entrepreneur facing a pitch to venture capitalist companies. What’s the […]

Mobile to Drive Internet Business

August 1, 2016 WebProBusiness

We Are Social’s Digital in 2016 report illustrates how both mobile and social media will will be key drivers of ecommerce going forward. “Smartphone penetration is reaching new heights around the globe, and we are fast approaching the point where being an internet user means being a smartphone user,” commented […]

Facebook Dominates Social Ad Revenues, Future Even Brighter

July 25, 2016 WebProBusiness

According to research by eMarketer, Facebook will receive 67.9% of all social media advertising revenue in 2016. The study predicts that Facebook will generate $22.37 billion in net ad revenues this year, up 30% from 2015 revenue of $17.08 billion. eMarketer says that 70% of this years revenue ($12.08 billion) […]

Uber Reaches the 2 Billion Ride Milestone

July 18, 2016 WebProBusiness

Uber reached the 2 billion ride milestone on June 18, just 6 months after hitting 1 billion according to Uber CEO Travis Kalanick. “It took five years to reach our billionth trip, six months to reach the next billion … and we’ll hopefully reach our third even more quickly,” Kalanick […]

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