11-12-14 Search + Mobile Marketing Research

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The Brief History of Social Media
http://www2.uncp.edu/home/acurtis/NewMedia/SocialMedia/SocialMediaHistory.html

Slack: Be less busy
https://slack.com/

10 Ways Google’s Hummingbird Will Shape Future SEO and Content Marketing
http://anderspink.com/10-ways-googles-hummingbird-will-shape-the-future-of-seo-and-content-marketing/#prettyPhoto

More Insight into IgnitionOne’s Q3 2014 Digital Marketing Report
http://digitalmarketingsuite.com/2014/10/07/more-insight-into-ignitionones-q3-2014-digital-marketing-report/

HeadPhones Girl

Google and Yahoo have been changing up their advertising offerings in some pretty big ways.
http://www.shopigniter.com/moves-from-google-and-yahoo-confirm-the-slow-death-of-display-advertising/

How to Win in Organic Search: Tips from Google, Bing and Brands
http://searchenginewatch.com/article/2359144/How-to-Win-in-Organic-Search-Tips-from-Google-Bing-and-Brands

Digital: As Mobile Grows Rapidly, the Pressures on News Intensify
http://www.stateofthemedia.org/2013/digital-as-mobile-grows-rapidly-the-pressures-on-news-intensify/

CafeChocolateCakegirl

Sorry Google; you can Keep it … Read the rest

Cooks Source ~ Breaking Internet Meme + Train Wreck

Update: More Cooks Source Fun !

The American Bar Association Magazine Steals Website Article, Tells Protesting Author She Needs Lesson in Public Domain

” This is classic: “To say this has hurt our business is an understatement. But worse, it is harming the very people we are here to assist.”

No sh*t Sherlock. And it’s all on your diminutive organization as you brought it on then fanned the flames with the non apologies.

The internet won. They beat you down

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Someone asked me “The Benefits of On-line Social Networking ?”

Seeing Facebook, Twitter, Bebo, Orkut, Flickr simply as marketing devices misses the point on many different levels. Web2.0 is less about networking and more about online communities. There is tremendous potential in this, but also many pitfalls.

The only way to get traction from the WOM potential is to the spend time not only getting familiar with the causal lexicon and unspoken rules, but to achieve a certain amount of ‘immersion’ through the experience.

You need to make a commitment … Read the rest

JPG Magazine closing it’s doors – erg !

JPG was a breakthrough, breakout magazine, and it will be used as a guide and a template for other future initiatives as we go forward into the uncharted territory of this ‘new age’ of photography.

Links to active discussions on and about JPG magazine below the fold.

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JPG mag has come out of the photographic revolution that is happening here and now, where people are discovering photography though the availability of relatively inexpensive digital SLRs and point and shoots.

The … Read the rest

Facebook, Facebook, Facebook, we hardley knew ye !

A relevant quote from the ether, found though Flickr:

“I’m done with Facebook. I’ve never really seen the value in it (except Scrabulous, perhaps) and I am getting increasingly uneasy about handing over so much information to them. The recent Beacon debacle was revelatory.

So I’m saying goodbye. I do sincerely hope that all 201 of my friends will continue to be my friends — you know where to find me! Please invite me to your parties via good ol’ … Read the rest

FaceBook Fumbles !

Facebook Revamps Beacon Program Amid Protests

“Confronted with growing resistance to it’s new ad program, Facebook late Thursday said it would no longer publish information about users’ online purchases without their explicit consent.

The move comes nine days after activist organization MoveOn.org launched a protest group on Facebook demanding that the company revamp its three-week-old Beacon program, which tells members about their friends’ purchases on other sites. MoveOn urged that Facebook not share such information without first obtaining users’ affirmative … Read the rest