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What Makes Great Content Great? What Makes Great Content Great?
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How many times have you heard people (including me) rant and rave about the internet marketing benefits of great content? A lot, I’m guessing.  But how many of those pundits and the practitioners that read them stop to consider, What …

Netflix Grabs DreamWorks Content, To Launch in 2013 Netflix Grabs DreamWorks Content, To Launch in 2013

It looks like there is a little bit of much-needed good press for Netflix this morning. The New York Times reported late Sunday that Netflix has reached a deal with DreamWorks Animation to stream its content through their Netflix Instant …

Netflix Grabs Discovery Channel Content For Streaming Netflix Grabs Discovery Channel Content For Streaming
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Finally, there’s some (decently) good news for Netflix. They have announced that an agreement has been reached with Discovery Communications to “renew and expand” their streaming content contract. This means that Netflix streaming customers will have access to past seasons …

Social Media Sewage … And Hope Social Media Sewage … And Hope

Editor’s note: This post was written by WebProNews blog partner Mark Schaefer, originally for his blog {grow}, and there are references to that blog (as opposed to WebProNews) in the post. I’ve started and trashed this article at least six …

Demand Media Goes Spanish Demand Media Goes Spanish

SocialTech.com is reporting that Dmeand Media has issued $707,254 in stock as part of the acquisition of an unnamed company that specializes in the creation of Spanish and Portuguese language media content. This was revealed in a regulatory filing, according …

Demand Media Up, AOL Down Demand Media Up, AOL Down
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Demand Media and AOL have a lot in common, despite their very different histories. Web content is a very big part of both companies’ strategies, and both have had plenty of criticism. AOL’s strategy of late has tended to be …

More Sites Recovering from Panda? More Sites Recovering from Panda?
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It appears that more sites are recovering from Google’s Panda update thanks to Google’s continued algorithm tweaking. Some are speculating that Google’s Panda update is updating automatically, as opposed to being updated by Google manually, as it has been in …

Demand Media Earnings Released Demand Media Earnings Released

Demand Media has released its earnings for the second quarter. This includes a 32% revenue increase to $79.5 million, compared with $60.4 million for the same quarter last year. It also includes loss from operations of $0.9 million compared with …

England Riots Consume The Internet England Riots Consume The Internet

Everywhere you turn, at least on the Internet, content from the misguided riots going on across the pond are flooding outlets of every kind. Whether it’s a site like Reddit or an actual news outlet like CNN.com, the English riots …

Bing’s Take on Content Quality Bing’s Take on Content Quality
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Since the Google Panda Update first launched back in February (and really for some time before that), there has been a lot of discussion about search quality throughout the industry – the quality of the content that search engines are …

Should Facebook Give Users an Unfiltered News Feed? Should Facebook Give Users an Unfiltered News Feed?
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We recently asked readers of Google and Facebook should be filtering our content for us? Many of you said no, but that’s what both have been doing for quite some time through various forms of personalization. It’s partially about noise …

StumbleUpon: Don’t Get Thumbed Down StumbleUpon: Don’t Get Thumbed Down
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StumbleUpon is one of the more interesting services in the social media realm. While it has its social elements for sure, it is much more about the content. As a follower of the search industry, it’s particularly interesting to observe …

How To Generate Social Content That Gets Clicked How To Generate Social Content That Gets Clicked
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Over the last two years, I’ve had the amazing fortune to work with more than 20 different organizations in helping them either develop their social media strategy, help them get smarter about online marketing or assisting them in developing social …

Keywords and Content Marketing Keywords and Content Marketing
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I recently had an interesting discussion with Ron Jones who is writing a book specifically on using keywords for online marketing called “Keyword Intelligence“. He was researching for the content marketing portion of the book and we talked about where …

10 Steps to Becoming a Successful Blogger from Reality Steve 10 Steps to Becoming a Successful Blogger from Reality Steve
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WebProNews recently interviewed reality television blogger Reality Steve (Steve Carbone). The interview wasn’t entirely about how to launch a successful blog, but as he shared his story with us, there were plenty of nuggets of wisdom that naturally came out …

Google on How Much Content You Should Have On Your Home Page Google on How Much Content You Should Have On Your Home Page
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The latest Google Webmaster Central video from Matt Cutts talks about home page content. Given issues like content depth and site speed, which Google has brought up a great deal in recent memory, the content on your home page is …

Human Content Creation Still Safe For The Time Being Human Content Creation Still Safe For The Time Being
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An article at Harvard Business Review takes an interesting look at “seven things human editors do that algorithms don’t (yet).” They boil down to: anticipation, risk-taking, the whole picture, pairing, social importance, mind-blowingness, and trust. Clearly there’s still room for …

AOL Launches Huffington Post Canada and New AOL TV AOL Launches Huffington Post Canada and New AOL TV
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The AOL content factory continues to expand, as the company made a couple of big announcements today – the launch of Huffington Post Canada, and the relaunch of AOL TV. The Canadian version of the hugely popular Huffington Post, will …

Drudge Report Sends More Traffic Than Facebook or Twitter to Some News Sites Drudge Report Sends More Traffic Than Facebook or Twitter to Some News Sites

Clearly, there’s a great deal to be said for news curation. The Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism is sharing some fascinating findings about web news consumption, through a study of audience stats provided by Nielsen. The study …

Helium Raises $10 Million After Being Victimized by Google Panda Update Helium Raises $10 Million After Being Victimized by Google Panda Update
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Helium is showing that life can go on for victims of Google’s Panda update. Helium is a user-generated content site, often compared to other known Panda victims like Demand Media, HubPages, Suite101, Associated Content, etc. Of course, Demand Media (now …

Google Panda Update: New Advice Directly From Google Google Panda Update: New Advice Directly From Google
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Google’s Panda update left a slew of victims in the wake of its warpath (the war, of course being on shallow and low-quality content). While Google has dropped some hints here and there on its philosophies for what it considers …