Trends Articles

Google Reader’s Search Function: Where is it?

Now that I subscribe to over 100 blogs with Google Reader, I skim posts making a mental note to come back later and read the whole thing.

What is Hot and What is Not in the Industry?

Top 10 Winners Predicted for 2007

Trends Added to Google Reader

Personalization is going to be key to overcoming information overload.

Tracking RSS Reading Trends With Google Reader

Google’s added a nifty little tool to Google Reader that allows you to view stats on your RSS reading trends.

Marketing Trends for 2007

As the year comes to a close, it’s time to look forwards to next year and what are shaping up to be some key trends for marketers to track through the year.

What To Look For In 2007

One of the traditional acts of the New Year’s celebration is the posting of lists that either look back at the year that was or look ahead at what potentially lies ahead. Of course, the Internet industry is not immune to these year-end lists. Just ask the search industry.

Roundup: Digg Spam Policy

I wasn’t sure about posting about getting the nix from digg earlier this week, but apparently it was on many people’s minds.

Spot 2007 Trends with YouTube

Trend blog PSFK figured out a great way to leverage crowdscourcing and social media to round up 2007 trend predictions.

E-mail And Phone Have High Response Rates

BtoB Magazine points out some interesting findings in the DMA 2006 Response Rate Trends Report which includes data for more than 1,500 campaigns received in 2004, 2005 and 2006.

Online Video Trends & Contextual Advertising
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PodZinger has announced the results of its proprietary research into consumer behavior and online video advertising viewing preferences. The research reveals that not only will viewers tolerate advertisements that appear during their search for online audio and video content, they willingly accept that short ads come with the territory.

Four Keys To Brand Monitoring

Forrester Research reiterated the importance of being aware of what people say about your brand online, and noted the four key parts to successfully evaluating potential brand monitoring solutions.

Trends In Human Resources
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The role of the Human Resources Department has changed dramatically over the past 30 years and will become increasingly more strategic in nature in the future, said a leading light of the HR community in the recent 2006 Annual Conference and Exposition of HR practitioners in Washington, DC.

Google trends on Maps and Canadians

Poking around Google Trends, I entered a few terms and found something interesting.. what is it about the term “maps” and Canadians?

New Online Shopping Trends
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In this article, I am going to be talking about some new studies and reports that have been made available. I do not want to bore you with a bunch of numbers and statistics, but sometimes by looking at the numbers, we can realize certain areas that we can improve on for online businesses and realize areas that we do well in. We can give ourselves a big pat on the back and feel good about ourselves.

SEM Services: Trends and Predictions
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The search engine marketing industry is consistently evolving, sometimes at a pace that makes it hard to believe that search engine marketing services can stay on top of all the latest developments.

Latest Blog Trends from Pew Internet

It’s stats time again regarding blogging. Reuters is reporting new findings released today by the Pew Internet and American Life Project on Americans’ activities with blogs that indicate a number of interesting things.

Brainstorm 2006 – Trends that Matter to Business

Notes from a session at Brainstorm 2006 led by Diana Farrell, McKinsey Global Institute.

Blogger Suggests Google Trends Pro Next

John Koetsier raised the prospect of Google’s Trends tool progressing from its very general utility to something more granular, namely something Google can sell to marketers.

Sales Mistakes to avoid: Jack Yoest Speaks Out

Business blogger Jack Yoest of Yoest.org is guest blogging over at my good friend Anita Campbell’s independent business industry leading blog and Forbes Favorite in Best of the Web in 2005 Small Business Trends.

25 Things I Learned on Google Trends

To give you a sense of its tremendous power for tapping into the world psyche, here are 25 things I learned on Google Trends. Someone should start a blog on this kind of stuff.

Google Trends Opens-up Zeitgeist

Listening to the Google Press Day stream, it appears the company has launched Google Trends – basically opening up Google Zeitgeist to marketers.