Over 1000 women bloggers gathered at BlogHer in Chicago this past weekend. Despite some women bloggers feeling fed up with the pressure of approaches from PR people, the Ketchum survey of attendees found that one in four bloggers has provided marketers with information or feedback collected on their blogs to help the marketers address women. [...]
Archive for July, 2009
There has been a lot of talk about how Twitter intends to make money. One idea that has been floating around for a while is paid business pages. Twitter is redesigning their homepage to better reflect the value of the service. They also unveiled Twitter 101, a series of Web pages and a downloadable slideshow [...]
We’re heading into the dog days of summer and many parents are thinking about Back-to-School time. So apparently are retailers with Back-to-School merchandize. Candies’ new back-to-school commercial featuring Britney Spears appeared on Facebook and was promoted on Twitter. It will only be seen on TV on MTV on Monday – four days after the social-media [...]
More Americans are accessing the Internet using wireless mobile devices such as smartphones and laptops, according to a study by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project.
“Use of the Internet on mobile devices has grown sharply from the end of 2007 to the beginning of 2009,” with 56 percent of Americans saying that [...]
Twitter refers among the most engaged video viewers out there.
Last night’s panel at the Social Media Club of LA got into a spirited discussion about the pros and cons of citizen journalism. The event was covered by Fox 11 news. Alexia Tsotsis, tech/business lifestyle reporter for the LAWeekly was the moderator. (@alexiatsotsis) Panelists were: David Sarno, a Los Angeles Times Internet business reporter. (@dsarno) [...]
Just when you think you’re getting all the social media technology under your belt along comes mobile.
One out of every seven minutes of media consumption today takes place via mobile devices, according to new research from IPG’s Universal McCann and AOL. That’s expected to grow by 60 percent over the next two years.
The proliferation of [...]
Women are responsible for more than $5 trillion dollars of spending every year. We’re a growing economic force in the world and more companies are recognizing the need to understand our preferences in much greater depth. SheSpeaks.com is a community of smart women created around this idea. “What if, as women, we could get together [...]
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Google Universal Search indexes far more than just web pages – it also indexes news, images, videos and blogs.
How do you get onto page one?
According to Matt Cutts of Google to get good search rankings you need
The keywords you want to rank for in your title tag
Keywords well placed on the page
Excellent content [...]
I just read a post titles The Week the Media Crashed on the Communication and Leadership Policy blog from the Annenberg School of Communication at USC. It’s one of the best posts I’ve seen about the shifts in media consumption and what this means for mainstream media news outlets. This is a ‘must read’ for [...]