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Content marketing is an umbrella term encompassing all marketing formats that involve the creation or sharing of content for the purpose of engaging current and potential consumer bases. In contrast to traditional marketing methods that aim to increase sales or awareness through interruption techniques, content marketing subscribes to the notion that delivering high-quality, relevant and valuable information to prospects and customers drives profitable consumer action. Content marketing has benefits in terms of retaining reader attention and improving brand loyalty better than traditional marketing techniques.
Inbound marketing is a style of marketing that focuses on getting found by customers. This sense is related to relationship marketing and Seth Godin's idea of permission marketing. David Meerman Scott recommends that marketers "publish their way in" (via blogs etc.) in contrast to outbound marketing where they used to have to "buy their way in" (via paid advertisements). Next best action marketing can also be applied.
Moore's law describes a long-term trend in the history of computing hardware. Since the invention of the integrated circuit in 1958, the number of transistors that can be placed inexpensively on an integrated circuit has increased exponentially, doubling approximately every two years. The trend was first observed by Intel co-founder Gordon E. Moore in a 1965 paper.
MySQL, or "My sequel," is a relational database management system (RDBMS) which has more than 6 million installations. MySQL stands for "My Structured Query Language." The program runs as a server providing multi-user access to a number of databases. MySQL is used in web applications; It's popularity witih web applications is closely tied to the popularity of PHP, which is often used with MySQL.
Social media is online content created by people using highly accessible and scalable publishing technologies. Social media is a shift in how people discover, read and share news, information and content; it supports the human need for social interaction with technology, transforming broadcast media monologues (one to many) into social media dialogues (many to many). It supports the democratization of knowledge and information, transforming people from content consumers into content producers. Social media has become extremely popular because it allows people to connect in the online world to form relationships for personal, political and business use. Businesses also refer to social media as user-generated content (UGC) or consumer-generated media (CGM).
Transmedia storytelling, as defined by Henry Jenkins in his 2006 book Convergence Culture, is storytelling across multiple forms of media with each element making distinctive contributions to a viewer/user/player's understanding of the story world.
noun, A real world meeting between two or more people who know each other through the online Twitter service.
User-generated content (UGC), also known as consumer-generated media (CGM)or user-created content (UCC), refers to various kinds of media content, publicly available, that are produced by end-users.