Monthly Archives: July 2009

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Is Social Marketing Effective?

July 30, 2009 – A word of guidance to all retailer marketers, please take time to define your goals in the social media space, be realistic and familiarize yourself with the “language and feel” of the space. The article Social Media Best Practices in… Read More

This might be the end of electric power cords…

July 29, 2009 – Massachusetts company, WiTricity, says it will have just such a system on the US market in about 18 months. The company showed how a transmitting unit, which could be placed in a wall, could power a television set several feet… Read More

A ‘Google Analytics’ for mobile apps

July 29, 2009 – From all the startups I’ve seen, Distimo is probably the one that will most likely succeed. They provide developers with free tools for analyzing their mobile applications’ performance across application stores. All major app stores are supported, allowing developers to… Read More

Microsoft & Yahoo Team Up Against Google

July 29, 2009 – Microsoft and Yahoo have signed an agreement to partner up in the search engine business. Beginning in 2010 Microsoft’s technology will power both Microsoft’s Bing and Yahoo Search while Yahoo will take care of all the advertising on both search… Read More

What The Trend?

July 23, 2009 – Brand managers are quickly become savvy at monitoring their ‘online credibility’ and measuring the pulse of conversation around their brands. Tools such as What The Trend help in defining not only what is trending, but why. Link to this post!

This Ad Cost Nothing

July 23, 2009 – An ad campaign was conceived for the Salvation Army in Maine which included co-opting more than 50 local businesses to help promote the message “This Ad Cost Nothing” to infer that more money is available for the real issues dealt… Read More

Are people still buying high-end items?

July 22, 2009 – With all the talk and reality of the current recession, have you ever wondered how high-end/luxury companies still manage to stay afloat? Why do people continue to buy expensive speciality expresso’s from Starbucks when they could save some money by… Read More

New Look, New Usability, New Reason To Use Yahoo.com US!

July 21, 2009 – Yahoo.com just released a fully-redesigned homepage.  Search field is more prominent, the page overall is less cluttered and best of all you can stream RSS feeds. The “My Favorites” section, down left hand side that when moused over a window… Read More

Consumers Expect Trustmarks for Online Purchases

July 20, 2009 – Fears about online security and personal information are the biggest drivers behind terminated online sales according to a recent study from McAfee and conducted by Harris Interactive . Nearly half of consumers have terminated an order or abandoned their shopping… Read More

Top Five Types of Twitter Messages to Grow Your Business

July 16, 2009 – We all know that social media is changing the way we do business.  Twitter is one of the fastest-growing social media sites, and with good reason.  Not only is it easy – but it can help grow your business.  Here… Read More

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