Social Media by the Numbers

October 30, 2009
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It’s everywhere, on cabs, on bus stops, in the papers, on the radio.. social media. “Find us on Facebook! Twitter with us!” etcetera, but really, how prevalent is this lucrative advertising medium? Interaction with larger companies, brand names, was up…

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Google gets creative

October 29, 2009
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Today, Google launched their OneBox music service in the US, allowing searchers to use the site to find song titles, or artists using snippets of lyrics and will also stream sought-after tracks. OneBox is an alliance with music sites Lala…

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BBC been paying Google

October 29, 2009
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Apparently it has been discovered that the BBC have been paying Google to place its website at the top of listings for a series of keywords, as part of its internet marketing plan. With a guaranteed £3.5 billion revenue each…

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The Internet is Upgraded

October 27, 2009
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The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers – (ICANN), the folks who help make the Internet go ’round, are in the final stages of passing a proposal to introduce non-Latin characters to web addresses. Who knew that all this…

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Banned from Google??

October 26, 2009
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It’s the largest, most widely used search engine out there, you know it well, as it’s basically everywhere. Google. At this point in time, the holy grail for businesses either already existing online, or thinking of it, there is an…

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The End of the World!!

October 26, 2009
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In a sense at least, a sleeping giant is being laid to rest. Geocities, once the internets third most visited url, will be 404’d. It was one of the first Web sites that offered ordinary Web users the chance of…

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SEO basics overlooked by fastest growing companies

October 26, 2009
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A review of the top 100 fastest growing ‘start-up’ companies, as published by BRW magazine in August 2009, showed that just 42% of these firms included a targeted search engine optimisation structure on their websites. This might include the use…

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Google, Bing to Launch Twitter, Facebook Search

October 26, 2009
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The battle between Bing and Google has heated up with both sides agreeing to deals with micro-blogging site Twitter. In addition, Microsoft has reached a separate agreement with Facebook, while Google is launching its own, unique search tool for social…

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SEO most effective says NY Times

October 26, 2009
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Although the advent of real-time search could throw the industry into flux, experts say that search marketing techniques like search engine optimization (SEO) are still the biggest business on the web. Miguel Helft, writing for the New York Times, says…

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Cost-Effective Brand Growth Through Search Marketing:

October 26, 2009
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Often the success a company experiences in growing their brand rests in the resources they allocate toward marketing. How much and where are normally the questions that follow. In the past, the question of “where is my market” was often…

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