Guest Post Will Price is CEO of SaaS ad platform company Flite
It could really be a black Friday this year for online retailers. Or at least moderately grey.
Guest Post As developers and designers, it is in our interest to make the web a better medium — and web standards are a huge part of that process.
If you’re like me, when you think of Adobe you think of Photoshop, Acrobat, Illustrator, and InDesign. That’s still Adobe, but it’s old-school Adobe. The company’s fastest-growing division is Adobe Marketing Cloud, expanding each of the past few quarters at 20-25 percent year-over-year, and taking a massive bite out of the retail analytics sector.
The shortest Thanksgiving-Christmas shopping season since 2002 is almost upon us, but it promises to deliver record earnings. Based on an exhaustive analysis of 450 billion retail website visits over the past seven years, and direct insight into 72 percent of all the cash flowing into the 500 largest retail websites in the U.S., Adobe is forecasting the biggest Thanksgiving, the biggest Black Friday, and the biggest Cyber Monday in history.
If there’s a social/content network that could be voted as most likely to succeed in 2014, it just might be Yahoo’s biggest recent purchase, Tumblr.
Twitter is delivering four times the revenue per visitor this year over last year, and Facebook’s ad click-through rate has jumped 275 percent, according to the Q3 Adobe Social Intelligence report, released today.
An Adobe expert demonstrates some of the lesser-known techniques possible with the Creative Cloud apps.
Guest Post I also explored the advantages of job-sharing for employers and was quickly sold. It is a proven family-friendly flexible solution, an effective way to retain high quality talent, and produces exceptional work quality.
“The Elements products serve the consumer audience,” said product manager Bob Gager. “They like the capabilities that a lot of the pro tools have, and with Elements, we’re bringing those to life in a very consumer-friendly way.”
Almost a third of those subscribers were added in the past three months alone. Adobe reps say this is much “faster growth than expected.
Guest Post Everybody benefits from flourishing open web standards. I am happy Adobe is continuing to embrace that approach, for its contributions to the web and for its Edge tools and services.
Guest Post As an app security team, we have distilled our approach down to three main areas of focus to deal with these disparate configurations.
Adobe’s been building a lot of bridges between development and design lately, and its latest launch is a very solid bridge, indeed.
Editor’s Pick Cloud-based developer tooling is still a very new and highly volatile marketplace. Here’s how we decided who’s on the rise, who’s on the downswing, and who’s capturing the future of development.
“To be clear, $9.99 is not an introductory price,” Adobe employee Winston Hendrickson wrote in a blog post on the news. “It is the price for those of you who sign up by December 31, 2013.”
Editor’s Pick Did you know that Azure is one of the most popular tools around? It’s also one of the most disliked. The undisputed favorite among devs is Github, with Heroku and New Relic coming in a distant second and third.
Here are six smart alternatives to GoToMeeting and WebEx that can help you survive online conferences and webinars.
Now in its third year, our highly-acclaimed enterprise cloud event has just added three new speakers: Firebase founder James Tamplin, Box VP of engineering Sam Schillace, and Adobe product security director Dave Lenoe.
Editor’s Pick With this list, we’ll name and keep track of 10 cloud-based, XaaS (everything as a service) companies that boast not only innovative products but also market momentum, cross-platform capabilities, and a forward-looking vision.
For a single user to get this package, the price is $20, so giving the app to a whole work group for $10 more is kind of crazy, but good-crazy, like NeNe Leakes or something.
Adobe has released PhoneGap 3.0, and it’s full of new features to make cross-platorm mobile development easier for y’all.
This year Google made one of the biggest changes to the engine that drives its cash flow, ever. And that change was supposed to drive increased revenue and higher costs per click.
I guess someone forgot to tell Google.
The Wall Street consensus is revenue of $14.45 billion and earnings per share of $10.79, and analysts are predicting a 4 percent decline in cost-per-click. That’s in line with the historical model, which shows seven straight quarters of decreasing click prices. The only problem is, it’s wrong.
Adobe has acquired marketing automation company Neolane for $600 million in cash to build out the Adobe Marketing Cloud.
Twitter’s first five Ads API partners were dominated by hardcore digital advertisers. Its newest five API partners are dominated by hardcore enterprise-focused social media marketing firms.
While not specifically stated, I felt like one of the driving points behind Adobe’s decision to transform its Creative Suite software bundle into a subscription-based online service (Creative Cloud) was an intention to curb the large number of people who would pirate apps like Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.
Editor’s Pick Google’s enhanced ad campaigns are certainly enhancing one thing: Google revenue. After seven straight quarters of decreasing prices for clicks, Google ad prices rose 6 percent over the last three months — and are expected to jump another 5-10 percent in the next quarter.
Adobe hit analyst expectations by bringing in $1.01 billion in revenue, sending its stock upward over 4 percent.
Brand Networks has raised $68 million in its first round of funding.The company works with big brands to help them achieve their social media marketing goals. .
The mobile web has long — and we mean long — been mobile developers’ promised land of milk and honey. But getting there is a long haul. Here are some tools to ease the ch-ch-changes.
Guest Post Fragmentation between software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions is affecting the average business that has moved to the cloud. Here’s why.
Twitter is planning to launch a Facebook Exchange-like service to allow brands to buy ads programmatically and retarget Twitter users based on their browsing and search history.
With this bundle from VentureBeat, you’ll get over 100 hours of training with courses that cover more than 1,000 lessons. The Adobe CS6 Training Bundle will take your images, videos, and audio projects to the next level – and for just $99 to boot!
Design tech company Adobe has acquired San Francisco-based creative consulting firm Ideacodes, the company announced today.
Behance (and Thumb Labs) represent Adobe’s best attempt to be social and give designers and developers more and better tools for showcasing their work.
All of the complaints about Adobe’s new subscription-only model haven’t “overshadowed all the goodness that we released,” Adobe marketing executive Scott Morris told VentureBeat.
A stunning stylus and a short ruler team up to make iPad design more precise than ever before possible.
Editor’s Pick This is the last stop for the Creative Suite train; all passengers must deboard. But the next train is so much better. And for Adobe, it’s even more lucrative than $700 bi-annual installments.
Here is every new app and feature Adobe is announcing today, all in a super convenient list to help you decide what you should buy and what you can save on this time around.