All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘content’

Yahoo Gets Rid of 75,000 Associated Content Articles, Launches Yahoo Voices

Yahoo has now decided to follow Demand Media’s lead by deleting 75,000 articles from Associated Content, and is even going so far as to change Associated Content new a new network called Yahoo Voices. In a post on Yahoo’s Yodel Anecdotal blog, the company says “We have retired more than 75,000 pieces of inactive and outdated content from Associated Content. …

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Helium Account Balances Appear Negative for Writers

Writing community Helium is apparently having some issues in the writers’ payments department. If you’re not familiar with Helium otherwise, WebProNews readers may remember the site being discussed in the wake of Google’s Panda update. It’s a user generated content site (perhaps considered a content farm to some) often mentioned in the same breath as Demand Media, HubPages, Suite101, Associated …

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Demand Media: eHow Not Affected By Recent Google Update

Demand Media released its Q3 earnings report today, including a 25% revenue increase. Also in the report, it said that eHow.com is a top 20 site in the U.S., and had 71.5 million unique users worldwide in September. On the earnings call, CEO Richard Rosenblatt ran down the latest on the company’s strategy, which of course consists of various content …

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Original Disney Content Coming To YouTube

Disney and YouTube are set to announce a partnership that will bring original Disney programming to the halls of the biggest video site on the web. According to the New York Times, the deal is worth around $10 to $15 million and will bring Disney media to its very own YouTube channel. The original content will be produced entirely by …

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Brand Your Business And Establish Your Voice With These Blogging Tips

The main idea being issued at the 2011 BlogWorld expo is the focus and creation of good content, because on the web, content is king. Great content normally gets great links, which is the equivalent of being noticed, and because that’s the goal of most business owners who try and leverage web traffic, it shows the importance of creating quality …

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Content Curation: What Does it Take to Be Successful?

WebProNews had a little Q&A with Kate Brodock, the Executive Director of Digital and Social Media at Syracuse University about content curation on the web. She will be giving a talk on this subject at BlogWorld next week, but we decided to pick her brain ahead of the talk, as this subject is one that only continues to become more …

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Cool Halloween Stuff From Around the Web

All Hallow’s Eve is quickly upon us, and the denizens of the web are quickly gearing up for their annual dress-up games, evoking memories of video games, movies, memes, and, well, sluts. I’ll deal with the “slut” aspect later on in this post, but before that, there have been some awesome Halloween-related posts popping up all over the web, and …

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Zombie Pumpkins Make For Awesome Web Content

Pumpkin carving has been given new life by the Internet, and if you don’t believe me, just check out the various submissions on Reddit and other link-friendly sites. Like most interesting images, such pictures make for great web content. However, what happens when you introduce almost 4000 pounds of pumpkin into the equation and an awesome food sculptor? Perhaps the …

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Should Linking Equal Publishing When It Comes To Defamatory Content?

Let’s imagine this situation: A website, let’s call it TheScoop.org, publishes an article that, among other things, says that a high profile businessman named John Robertson is involved in an illegal drug ring. The article contains little to no actual evidence for this claim and relies on “some guy” as their source for the information. I’m sure we can all …

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Facebook Failures, Twitter Manners & Content for SEO

In today’s infographic round-up, we get a look at Facebook’s “Wall of Shame,” manners on Twitter, how content pertains to SEO. View more daily infographic round-ups here. Wordstream looks at Facebook’s “Wall of Shame”: Marketing Optimist and One Lily look at Twitter manners: Brafton looks at Content for SEO:  

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Former eHow Owner Impressed With Site’s Direction

Demand Media’s eHow site is no stranger to controversy. It’s often been criticized for saturating the web with content of questionable quality, but the company has heard these complaints loud and clear, and has been making numerous efforts to bring its overall quality up. This has included the deletion of at least 300,000 articles, new feedback tools, and partnerships with …

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What Makes Great Content Great?

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 IS great content? What makes it great? How do you define that? Is it great because the author thinks so? …

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