Facebook’s Big Problem

Beautiful and well-argued post from The New Inquiry: Facebook is like a television that monitors to see how much you are laughing and changes the channel if it decides you aren’t laughing hard enough. It hopes to engrain in users the idea that if your response to something isn’t recordable, it doesn’t exist, because for […]

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Facebook Kills EdgeRank

From The Next Web: One of the key pieces of technology Facebook relied on in the past to aid in content discovery was EdgeRank. It was revealed that this form of technology is no longer in use. The company utilized this algorithm that looked at a post’s affinity, weight, and time decay to help determine […]

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How Many Clicks Does it Take?

Worth your 2.5 mins for pondering how your click path is best resulting in conversions… via Forward3D: Are Men Out-Shopping Women Online? – YouTube. Brands vs retailers aside, this type of data (not sourced but evidently part of an internal study by the presenter) is particularly important for thinking about how your average or median […]

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YouTube Introducing Live Streaming For Channels with 100+ Subscribers

One channel that’s particularly valuable for many marketers, particularly in the affiliate industry, is live video (for webinars, etc), so this is great news: YouTube Creator Blog: Investing in you: more tools to build your channels: “Start live streaming if you have 100+ subscribers: All channels in good standing with at least a hundred subscribers […]

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Email Marketing Doing Well On Mobile

2013 is the year of the mobile device: Mobile Takes an Increasing Share of Email Opens – eMarketer: “In May 2013, research from marketing solutions provider Harland Clarke Digital found that consumers primarily in the US used the desktop to open 55.2% of business-to-consumer (B2C) and business-to-business (B2B) marketing emails. The smartphone took one-quarter of […]

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Facebook Video Ads Coming This Fall?

Very cool: Facebook’s Video Ads Now Likely Delayed Until Fall | Digital – Advertising Age: “Based on how they were being positioned for the summer launch, video ads will appear to targeted users in their news feeds up to three times on the day they’re slotted and will begin silently playing when a user scrolls […]

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New Nexus 7 fits perfectly in my (real deal) Indiana Jones bag #DONTcallitamanpurse

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One of THOSE mornings

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Landed a new Nexus 7

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Be Careful With Your Clever Domains

Google’s Matt Cutts with a clear warning about using clever domains ending in country codes such as .es, .io, .li etc: Another reason we like to stick with .com, .net or .co!

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