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The Week We Searched For- December 4, 2009

The Week We Searched For- December 4, 2009

We start of December with a flourishing rivalry between Google and Microsoft, as they head off to chart the best map. Google also responded to criticism from Rupert Murdoch and other traditional news outlets with a new policy to limit access to content on subscription sites. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For – November 20, 2009

The Week We Searched For – November 20, 2009

In this week in search, we have two game changing developments from Google, with their unveiling of their highly anticipated Chrome OS operating system and YouTube's integration of automated video captions. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- November 13, 2009

The Week We Searched For- November 13, 2009

This weeks stories are quite seasonal. Yahoo, Microsoft and Google kick off the holiday season with the gift of free WiFi and, if your cold has got you down, Google just introduced their new flu shot search feature. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- November 6, 2009

The Week We Searched For- November 6, 2009

With Google’s introduction of their new service Google Dashboard, MSN’s makeover and Twitter’s new retweet, this week's stories are all about how social media is changing the nature of search and prompting new internet privacy boundaries. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For – October 23, 2009

The Week We Searched For – October 23, 2009

This week’s results are fully of controversy and competition, especially for Google, as they compete with Bing over Twitter, Facebook over music and AT&T over the political future of the internet. [...more]

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Google and Microsoft Reach Agreements with Twitter

Google and Microsoft Reach Agreements with Twitter

Both Google and Microsoft have reached agreements with Twitter to incorporate real-time tweets in their respective search results. I asked some fellow Search Agents to share their reaction and to speculate on the potential impact on all 3 companies, the SEO industry, and search behavior. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For — October 9, 2009

The Week We Searched For — October 9, 2009

This week in search is filled with the possibilities of Twitter and YouTube becoming profitable, the adventures of a struggling economy, and a Google brunch. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- October 2, 2009

The Week We Searched For- October 2, 2009

This week’s searches are marked by Google’s latest investment in the pharma industry, Apple’s interest in maps and IBM efforts to become an email provider. [...more]

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Clammering to be social… is your brand ready to join the party?

Clammering to be social… is your brand ready to join the party?

Social media isn't a short term strategy that fits within the 'normal' marketing expertise. Companies that look at social media as a simple extension of their marketing department often underestimate the time and resource commitment to engage with clients, prospects and other "influencers." Here are some questions to ask before you join the social media party. [...more]

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Trust Agents — A Book Review… Sort of.

Trust Agents — A Book Review… Sort of.

This post began as a review of Trust Agents and became instead a bit of a look at how one of the authors, Chris Brogan, naturally uses the principles he writes about. Leveraging his follower base tactfully and without pitching to them, he offered value, humble thanks, and fostered an almost viral campaign to promote the book. But a big part of why this worked so well is that Chris has built his network to help other people. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For — September 11, 2009

The Week We Searched For — September 11, 2009

‘The Week We Searched For’ is my collection of this week’s most pertinent and interesting stories from search marketing, social media, internet culture, and beyond. This week’s stories are ruled by the social networking gods, tales of weight control and judicial controversy. Enjoy! [...more]

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SEO Tips for Facebook and Twitter

SEO Tips for Facebook and Twitter

Like most social media marketing, search engine optimization for social media profiles is still anybody's game. Drew offers some easy-to-implement best practices to improve the organic rankings of your Twitter and Facebook profiles. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For — September 4, 2009

The Week We Searched For — September 4, 2009

‘The Week We Searched For’ is my collection of this week’s most pertinent and interesting stories from search marketing, social media, internet culture, and beyond. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For — August 28, 2009

The Week We Searched For — August 28, 2009

‘The Week We Searched For’ is my collection of this week’s most pertinent and interesting stories from search marketing, social media, internet culture, and beyond. [...more]

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Where do you tweet about Twitter being down, when Twitter is down?

Where do you tweet about Twitter being down, when Twitter is down?

This morning Twitter is offline! I can just imagine the thousands of regular “Tweerps” going through withdrawal symptoms as they unwillingly make status updates on their Facebook accounts bemoaning about Twitter’s apparent disregard for their desire to post about their breakfast (or in the UK, their ‘tea’.) Quick! Call customer service! Demand a refund! Write […] [...more]

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Tweet or Die: Getting Started on Twitter

Tweet or Die: Getting Started on Twitter

Thinking about taking the plunge and launching your profile on Twitter? Drew offers some tactical advice on how best to represent yourself or your brand, build a relevant group of followers, and join the discussion. [...more]

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Starbucks Free Pastry FAIL

Starbucks Free Pastry FAIL

Tuesday’s free pastry promotion should have been a slam dunk for the top brand in premium coffee. Did their loyal customer base walk away fat and happy? Or was Starbucks left cleaning up the crumbs from a social media misstep? [...more]

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