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Get More Traffic From Twitter With These 6 Great Headline Tips Get More Traffic From Twitter With These 6 Great Headline Tips
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So, you have all those followers on Twitter and yet when you tweet a link to your latest blog post…..nothing much happens! Why did so few of those hundreds (or thousands) of your followers click your link; after all, it’s …

Google Invests $168 Million In “Solar Power Tower Plant” Google Invests $168 Million In “Solar Power Tower Plant”
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Last week, Google announced that it was investing $5 million in a German solar power plant, and many people nodded in appreciation.  Only it turns out the search giant was just warming up, as the company announced today it’s now …

Baidu’s Stock Up On Word Of Facebook Partnership Baidu’s Stock Up On Word Of Facebook Partnership
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The stock market, as a whole, did not do well today.  The Dow and Nasdaq stayed about level, gaining and losing 0.01 percent and 0.32 percent, respectively, while AOL, Apple, and Yahoo all suffered losses of greater than 1.00 percent.  …

George Hotz, Sony Settle PS3 Hacking Suit George Hotz, Sony Settle PS3 Hacking Suit
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Sony and hacker George Hotz, better known as geohot, have been involved in a lawsuit since Hotz jailbroke the PS3 and posted his exploits online.  The PS3 had been notoriously hard to crack, and Hotz’s accomplishment allowed owners to bypass …

Winklevoss Twins / Facebook Battle Over? Winklevoss Twins / Facebook Battle Over?
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Earlier this year, Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss as well as Divya Narendra decided that the settlement they had reached with Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook was no longer satisfactory.  They elected to turn down the agreement in order to seek more …

iPad Gets Businessweek App iPad Gets Businessweek App
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Businessweek said today it has launched a new iPad app called Bloomberg Businessweek +. Bloomberg Businessweek + allows users to access live information on companies, including current stock prices, performance history, and recent news. Bloomberg personalities are also featured via …

Postlets Acquired by Zillow Postlets Acquired by Zillow

Online Real Estate giant Zillow announced that it has acquired Postlets for an undisclosed sum. “Real estate professionals love Postlets because you create a property listing just once, and Postlets automatically distributes it across the Web,” said Zillow CEO Spencer …

Long-tail Keyword – Stretch the Tail for More Conversions Long-tail Keyword – Stretch the Tail for More Conversions
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Many organic campaigns start out with high expectations. There is clear focus and intent on working head keywords to drive traffic and begin branding efforts. However every seasoned SEO knows that with a focused plan, heads will eventually turn to …

The New Yorker Promotes Facebook Only Content The New Yorker Promotes Facebook Only Content

One of the biggest, if not the most important issue in journalism right now is the transition into the digital age.  Venerable print news outlets are struggling with the onslaught of readily available, free information on the internet.  The ones …

Google, IAC Extend Partnership Through 2016 Google, IAC Extend Partnership Through 2016

Procrastination and a fear of commitment apparently didn’t enter the equation when it came to renewing a longstanding search and advertising agreement between Google and IAC.  This morning, IAC announced that the two companies have extended their deal through March …

Facebook Ups Ad Prices 40% Facebook Ups Ad Prices 40%

The first quarter of 2011 started off strong in the U.S. for online marketing, with search marketing growing 17 percent year-over-year, according to a new report from Efficient Frontier. Facebook advertising is getting more competitive, with Cost Per Clicks (CPCs) …

The LeBrons Becomes A Regular YouTube Series

NBA star LeBron James has a new cartoon called The LeBrons, which has made its debut on YouTube, and is sponsored by HP and Intel, as Google points out. I also saw a Bing commercial in there. “Born from a …

Google Images Search Showing Fresh Images Google Images Search Showing Fresh Images
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If you search for something using Google Images that is trending, timely or specifically newsworthy, your results will now show recent images first. Results will be shown with timestamps on the bottom right corners. Google has been showing recent results …

Windows App Store: Are The Screenshots Legit? Windows App Store: Are The Screenshots Legit?
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Several screenshots have begun to float around promising to be the first glimpse of the Windows 8 app store. Though the screeshots appear to be running in Windows 7, which some have speculated that they’re prepping legacy versions of Windows, …

Google Trends Hot Topics Not Updating Google Trends Hot Topics Not Updating
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We like to check out Google Trends from time to time to see what the country is searching for. According to Google Trends at the time of this writing, the top ten “Hot topics” are: 1. kelly clarkson 2. radio …

Facebook, Baidu Said To Enter Social Networking Deal Facebook, Baidu Said To Enter Social Networking Deal
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Social networking giant Facebook may finally have found a way to do business the world’s most populous country.  According to new (but unconfirmed) reports out of China, Facebook’s partnered with Baidu and will help establish a fresh social site as …

A Google A Day – Google Trivia Game A Google A Day – Google Trivia Game
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Google announced the launch of a new Google-based trivia game for which it has partnered with the New York Times. It’s a daily puzzle called A Google A Day, where players are asked to use their “creativity and search skills …

iPad To Continue To Lead The Tablet Market Through 2015 iPad To Continue To Lead The Tablet Market Through 2015
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Apple’s iPad will continue to account for the majority of the global media tablet market through 2015, according to a new report from Gartner. Because of the popularity of Apple’s iPad, iOS will account for 69 percent of media tablet …

Google Launches Messages For Japan Google Launches Messages For Japan
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In the aftermath of the earthquake and subsequent tsunami in northern Japan, there has been an outpouring of support from people all over the world – both emotionally and financially. We’ve heard some great stories about how technology has aided …

Adobe Launches Creative Suite 5.5 Adobe Launches Creative Suite 5.5

Today, Adobe announced a new version of its popular Creative Suite software. The company has always aimed to enable Web designers and developers to produce quality products and the new Creative Suite 5.5 Web Premium is no exception.

Google Music – PushLife Acquired by Google Google Music – PushLife Acquired by Google

Google has acquired PushLife, a mobile media sync/streaming service, for an undisclosed sum (which is rumored to be about $25 million). Google is expected to launch Google Music very soon to work with the Honeycomb version of Android. Last week, …

Social Network Users’ Bill of Rights: Yay or Nay? Social Network Users’ Bill of Rights: Yay or Nay?
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With all the privacy concerns over the last year, it is not really surprising that Social Networking User Bill of Rights have been proposed. Although the idea of this type of Bill of Rights has been around for some time, no idea has ever had the power to stick.

5 Facebook Insights Metrics to Track – And Why 5 Facebook Insights Metrics to Track – And Why
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By now, if you work in the digital arena, you’ve most likely taken a glimpse at Facebook Insights. After all, many people have responsibility for managing online communities, like Facebook, and need to track metrics and report back to management …

New Era Takes Red Sox/Yankees Rivalry To Facebook New Era Takes Red Sox/Yankees Rivalry To Facebook

As more and more companies feel secure diverting traffic from their .com site to Facebook as means of promotion, we’ll see more stuff like this latest offering from New Era. Making use of John Krasinski and all-of-a-sudden prominent Alec Baldwin, …