Dolly Parton Says Success Is Hard Work

Dolly Parton Says Success Is Hard Work

By Lindsay McCane June 5, 2014

Dolly Parton is one of the most successful women of all time. Not only is she a country music legend, she has had her fair share of time on the small and big screens. While Parton is the epitome of …

Success 2.0: Twitter Banned In UAE

Twitter apparently makes it too easy to find out your country sucks. Following the fates of Facebook, Orkut, MySpace, BoingBoing and presumably others, Twitter is no longer accessible in the United Arab Emirates.

SES – Metrics Challenges & Measuring Success
Meet the Web Analytics Players: Vendors from major web analytics services each cover different metrics challenges plus answer questions about measuring success and their tools in general.

Moderator: Frank Watson, Head Search Marketing, FXCM

Speakers: Chris Knoch, Principal Consultant, Omniture, Inc, Thomas Grant, Director – Internet Marketing Solutions, Unica Corporation, Kristen Nomura, Sr. Account Manager, Google Analytics.

Google Search Appliance Purchase Leads To Links

Want someone to take you seriously?  An effective (if inelegant) way of getting attention is to flash some cash.  That practice may also, as it turns out, get you a link from Google.

Amazon Affiliates Burned at the Stake
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Whilst the blogosphere has been ranting or raving about Amazon’s new Kindle Ebook reader, I have been sleeping on the idea.

News Corp. Showing Classmates.com Success Path

Rupert Murdoch, chair of News Corp., is buying Dow Jones & Co, the publisher of the Wall Street Journal for $5 billion. Yesterday he announced that he’s ending the subscription model for the WSJ.com website (which many deem a success).

Digg School – 4 Tips To Digg Success

Over the past few years, I’ve written a number of posts that caught the attention of Digg users. Many were surprises, but a dozen or so were written specifically for Digg, mostly for clients.

Skype Phone Introduced Internationally
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Voice over Internet Protocol provider Skype is developing its own software platform to launch a cell phone built with 3 Mobile, a wireless provider in Europe, Asia and Australia.

CBS Picks Up Dotspotter
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$10 million could buy a lot of stuff – cars, recliners, you name it.  Or it could – and apparently did – buy one celebrity gossip site.  The $10 million came from CBS, and went to Dotspotter.

Podcast Expo: The Secret To Stardom

Franklin McMahon brought his session attendees at the Podcast and New Media Expo a selection of tips to help them make the most of their podcasting efforts.

Google Gadget Ads All About The Experience

A Google spokesperson provided a few more details about Gadget Ads, the widgety rich media ad platform the search advertising company recently debuted.

If It Looks Like An Ad They Ignore It
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If you were specifically looking for the population of the United States, you’d notice the big red numbers in the upper right corner of the US Census Bureau homepage right? Not so fast. A recent eye-tracking study suggests you’ve been trained to ignore things like that.

SES: Online Success Begins With Great Content

In case you haven’t been paying attention over the years, content is king. If you’re just joining us, that means that no amount of technical tweaking or search engine gaming can replace quality content, whether "content" for you means writing, audio, or video. That’s what they come for, that’s what they stay for.

SES – Lee’s Day 2 Wrap Up
Test: How many geeks (and proud of it) in this picture?

Sphinn Meetup

SES – Web Analytics & Measuring Success Overview

Conversion Track, Tuesday 10:30 AM – 12:00 noon

SES – Session: Web Analytics & Measuring Success
Analytics is a big part of a website’s success, However, even though analytics software is getting better and cheaper, website owners still don’t really know what to do with it.

Facebook Success Doesn’t Equal LinkedIn Death
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I don’t know if it’s a human nature thing or a Western civilization thing, but it seems a lot of the time we focus on winners, damn the rest, and assume that when one supplants the other the other drones on eternally in obscurity rather than the two coexisting. We do this even though Coke and Pepsi, McDonald’s and Burger King, Wal-Mart and Target all coexist in free market bliss.