Here in North America, we take electricity for granted. While the internet is inundated with blogs, tweets and videos from other countries, Malian internet users remain silent. The capital, Bamako, is still affected by serious power cuts as the fuel required for power stations runs out. Under these circumstances, the priority is not sending messages, but finding information about the new leaders of the north.
Think outside the box to improve your link marketing
Clear your mind if you're experiencing a creative block for your next link marketing campaign, suggests Justilien Gaspard. Get off the computer and get inspired by what other marketers may be doing in completely different spaces in the real world. Update tried-and-true marketing strategies for modern campaigns. Borrow ideas from unrelated industries and combine them creatively to start building links that lift your brand above the clutter.SearchEngineWatch.com
Facebook agreed to acquire 18-month-old photo-sharing service Instagram for $1 billion in cash and stock. Instagram, which has attracted 30 million registered users since launching in October 2010, has a dozen employees and no revenue. The Wall Street Journal