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What’s with all the hype about Quora?

What’s with all the hype about Quora?

Quora has received a lot of hype recently, but for those of us who aren't early adopters, it's hard to know what all the chatter is about. In this post, Grant Simmons helps explains why Quora has become so popular. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- January 7, 2011

The Week We Searched For- January 7, 2011

We start of 2011 with rumors of a coming Facebook IPO, a new Mac App Store, and a look into all the hype around Quora. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- December 17, 2010

The Week We Searched For- December 17, 2010

This week in search, Google unveiled their new, supercharged book search services, Yahoo shuts down several beloved online services and Twitter gets another $200 million in investments. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- December 10, 2010

The Week We Searched For- December 10, 2010

TWWSF features a new report from the Pew Research Center on Twitter users, stories of Microsoft's failed bid for Facebook and the role of hack-activists in the Wikileaks scandal. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- November 12, 2010

The Week We Searched For- November 12, 2010

It was another Google-dominated week in search marketing with even more changes to Google's SERP -- Product Listing Ads, Instant Previews, and the renaming of 'Sponsored Links' as 'Ads.' [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- October 1, 2010

The Week We Searched For- October 1, 2010

In this week's news roundup, Google introduces its new image formatting system, Facebook improves its photo posting features, and AOL announces its acquisition of TechCrunch. [...more]

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What New Twitter Means for Online Marketing

What New Twitter Means for Online Marketing

Twitter recently unveiled a number of changes to their desktop user interface. This is a major redesign for the microblogging platform, and one with important implications on both SEO and social media marketing. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- August 13, 2010

The Week We Searched For- August 13, 2010

Google and Verizon net neutrality proposal has received a lot of criticism this week from net neutrality activists, who claim that, if passed, the Google-Verizon proposal will privatize the web. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- July 23, 2010

The Week We Searched For- July 23, 2010

This week's stories are filled with disappointing quarterly revenue reports from many of the industry's leading companies. [...more]

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Monetizing Twitter with @earlybird Deals

Monetizing Twitter with @earlybird Deals

Twitter enters the second stage in their monetization strategy with @earlybird deals -- a new handle created to promote special deals and bargains. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- July 9, 2010

The Week We Searched For- July 9, 2010

In this week's stories, Twitter and YouTube both try to expand their market base with new, more targeted strategies. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- July 2, 2010

The Week We Searched For- July 2, 2010

Google dominates this week's stories with their planned acquisition of the travel software company ITA and the redesign of their Google News platform. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- June 25, 2010

The Week We Searched For- June 25, 2010

In this week's segment, we discuss Facebook's new VP of Global Policy, the possibility of a Google version of iTunes, and Twiter's settlement with the Federal Trade Commission. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- June 11, 2010

The Week We Searched For- June 11, 2010

Twitter dominated this week stories with their acquisition of Smallthought Systems' Trendy, an analytics company. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- May 21, 2010

The Week We Searched For- May 21, 2010

Google dominates this week's stories with some big announcements from their I/O Conference and Eric Schmidt's response to the latest privacy breach. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- April 30, 2010

The Week We Searched For- April 30, 2010

In this week’s column, we discuss Google’s relationship with Germany, as it tries to push forward with its Street View product, Mark Zuckerberg's views on privacy, and Steve Jobs’ recent attack against Adobe. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- April 16, 2010

The Week We Searched For- April 16, 2010

This week’s stories are dominated by Twitter’s first annual developer conference, where the Twitter leadership appeared in San Francisco with a strategy to bring more features in house, and start generating some serious revenue. [...more]

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Twitter Launches “Promoted Tweets”

Twitter Launches “Promoted Tweets”

Promoted Tweets represent a new way for advertisers to place their tweets at the top of the search results page... and for Twitter to start generating some significant new revenue. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For – April 9, 2010

The Week We Searched For – April 9, 2010

This week's stories are on the move as Apple previews a new OS and ad platform for the iPhone, Google tries to finalize its acquisition of mobile ad firm AdMob, and Rupert Murodch gives the iPad a spin. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- March 26, 2010

The Week We Searched For- March 26, 2010

We wind up March with Google's decision to ignore China's censorship laws and a huge win for Google against Louis Vuitton in the Europe. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- March 12, 2010

The Week We Searched For- March 12, 2010

In this week's stories, Facebook and Twitter push towards geo-search, while Google launches its new app marketplace and continue to face problems with censorship in China. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For – February 26, 2010

The Week We Searched For – February 26, 2010

Real time search dominated this week's new stories with a new deal between Yahoo and Twitter and Google's continuing efforts to incorporate social media into their indexing mix with Facebook status updates. [...more]

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Twitter trends now local – microblogging goes high street

Twitter trends now local – microblogging goes high street

With geo-targeting, Twitter becomes a local advertising platform player, offering new opportunities in high street and main street marketing. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For – February 19, 2010

The Week We Searched For – February 19, 2010

It's been an interesting week in search, as Microsoft-Yahoo! search deal gains governmental approval, Salesforce ventures into corporate social networking and Apple fights to keep e-book prices down. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- January 29, 2010

The Week We Searched For- January 29, 2010

This week’s stories are primarily concerned with local and social base search, as AT&T joins the race with Buzz.com and Google introduces their new social search services. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- January 22, 2010

The Week We Searched For- January 22, 2010

This week’s stories are highlighted by growing competition in the mobile market as Nokia raises the stakes with new navigation technology and Apple looks to replace Google with iPhone as the default iPhone search engine. [...more]

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The Search Agents Predictions for Online Marketing in 2010

The Search Agents Predictions for Online Marketing in 2010

The Search Agents have dusted off their crystal ball to predict the biggest opportunities and greatest developments to come in 2010. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- December 18, 2009

The Week We Searched For- December 18, 2009

December 19th's stories from the world of search are dominated by FTC legal troubles, as Facebook is forced to justify their new privacy policy settings and Intel is required to prove they aren't the high tech chip bully. [...more]

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A Real-Time Improvement to Google Real-Time Search?

A Real-Time Improvement to Google Real-Time Search?

Like many, when Google announced the integration of real-time social media feed results into results for some terms, I was excited to try it out - and was shocked at the first few results. [...more]

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5 Ways That Brands Have Failed In Social Media

5 Ways That Brands Have Failed In Social Media

Social media seems like the wild west of interactive marketing, with many brands trying new tactics without a solid strategy in place. Read more to learn the five most common social media missteps, and what you can do to avoid them. [...more]

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