Monthly Archives: August 2013


Ad-Free Social Platform App.net Raises Another $2.5M From Andreessen Horowitz

August 31, 2013 No Comments

App.net, the social platform created in response to the ad-driven consumer social networks (specifically Twitter), just announced that it has raised $ 2.5 million in new funding.

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Think Bigger: There’s a Glaring Marketing Industry Opportunity Up for Grabs

August 30, 2013 No Comments

SEO, we’ve got a BHAG (big hairy audacious goal) to address.

It’s clear the SEO industry is changing in new and different ways. It’s not as much about the latest new tactic as it is about the latest shift in paradigm.

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Finish 2.0 Aims To Help Students Buckle Down And Stop Procrastinating

August 29, 2013 No Comments

Finish started out as a project by 16-year-old Ryan Orbuch and Michael Hansen. They were just two guys, trying to get through the 10th grade.

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Google Further Blurs Lines Between Search and Virtual Assistant

August 27, 2013 No Comments

Google announced that it is making some improvements to its search function that allows Google centric Internet users to search for not only what they would normally (watches, cars, porn etc) but to also update them on their personal comings and goings.

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What To Do When You’re Experiencing A Decrease in Conversions by @AndrewLolk

August 26, 2013 No Comments

When I first noticed Ginny Marvin’s post on how you can check changes in your AdWords metrics my initial thought was that it was too good to be true.

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Oklahoma Uses YouTube TrueView Ads to Boost Tourism for a Song [Case Study]

August 24, 2013 No Comments

What do most people know about Oklahoma? They probably know the title song from “Oklahoma!” It was the first musical written by the team of composer Richard Rodgers and librettist Oscar Hammerstein II.

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The Social CEO: 6 Reasons Why the CEO Must Lead the Way

August 23, 2013 No Comments

A recent study revealed that 68 percent of Fortune 500 CEOs have absolutely no presence in social media.

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101 Signals: Want to Know Business? These Are the Only People You Need to Follow

August 22, 2013 No Comments

If you want to see where technology is headed tomorrow, follow the collective pool of money that powers it today. AngelList offers a daily glimpse of the ideas and people attracting attention and cash.

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How Google May Substitute Query Terms with Co-Occurrence

August 21, 2013 No Comments

But I’m a substitute for another guy
I look pretty tall but my heels are high
The simple things you see are all complicated
I look pretty young, but I’m just backdated, yeah

– Peter Townsend

When you search at Google, how easy is it to find what you’re looking for? Do you search again, but try different but related words if your first attempt doesn’t uncover pages that you find useful?

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11 Essential SEO and Analytics Apps in Google Play by @albertcostill

August 20, 2013 No Comments

Recently we listed the 11 Essential SEO and Analytics Apps for the iPhone. But, and this is a shocker, not everyone has an iPhone. There are plenty of people who own Android devices, so it’s now their turn to get in on the fun.

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