Part of the launch of the new Yahoo homepage, Yahoo has added some features to Yahoo Finance. Those features include new tools to manage charts, an improved “investors chat room” and financial video news.
There are many different personality types out there, some of them we hate and others we love. When you are selling a product or service, personality is important because if they like you they are more likely to buy your product or service.
Because of YouTube’s popularity more and more companies are starting to use it as a marketing medium. And with the daily video submissions growing, it is getting harder to promote your video and get it popular.
Have you ever seen or heard people talking about downloading movies off the Internet? It may seem like a complicated thing to do, but because Google has millions of pages in their index it is now easy to find and download movies.
Dell’s new blog, one2one, has been on quite a roller coaster ride since its initial launch a couple weeks ago. They were slammed to begin with, mainly because the blog started out as an advertising tool instead of a place for Dell to communicate with (not at) customers.
Celebrities have a huge psychological effect on people which is why they can affect decisions. For this reason companies have been using celebrities in their commercials for years.
Honestly, I’m not quite sure what to make of the news that Homedepot.com is going to offer ad space on their website. I can’t figure out if this is a smart move or completely lame. On one hand it seems just flat out ridiculous to drive traffic away from a retail site. On the other hand I can see this as a benefit for Home Depot’s customers.
It’s no secret that SEOs dislike traditional ad agencies and vice versa. The two have been fighting like a couple of school girls for years now about who’s best to handle online marketing campaigns. Being an SEO, I’m guilty of taking a few cheap shots here and there myself.
Have you ever wondered how many domain names Google owns? Currently Google owns 520 domain names. Their domain collection has been growing over the last couple years because of all of the companies they started and have bought.
Have you ever used FeedBurner and wondered where your subscribers come from or how many of them are repeat subscribers? Back in April I wrote a blog entry about my FeedBurner wish list hoping that FeedBurner would provide more analytical data related to RSS feeds.
Did any of you read the open letter to Google where Andy Beal complained that AdWords was giving him a headache? Well Google responded by sending Andy a package with a letter and a small bottle of pain relief. What a brilliant PR move by Google!
Some of the most entertaining commercials have catchy songs. Pepsi has a commercial with Jimmy Fallon and Parker Posey dancing to an upbeat song while drinking a bottle of Pepsi.
Google is working on a health portal named the Google Health Scrapbook. From what I understand there will be a “directory” for patients, doctors, vendors and pharmaceutical each. Google “users will be able to log in with their own account information and do things such as add a new medical provider, check their medical records or pay their bills.”
Lately Apple has been promoting their “switch to a MAC” commercials on TV and the Internet. If you have ever seen one, you may have noticed that they have a strong message, but in a funny fashion.
Sometimes it takes a beating to learn a lesson. Dell took a brutal beating earlier this week when they launched their new blog, one2one, and it looks like they had some sense knocked into them.
Sylvester Stallone is well known for his role in Rocky and all of the sequels that followed it. A couple years ago, they decided to make another sequel to the franchise, which will total up to six Rocky movies.
There’s no denying the fact that search engine optimization has an
‘iffy’ reputation at best, and that’s being generous. Many people think SEO is worse than the plague itself. I’ve actually heard someone say word for word that they’re “allergic to SEO.”
You may have noticed that every Friday, Cameron and I post about humor and news. Cameron usually writes a catchup with all the hottest Internet marketing news of the week and I write a couple of marketing related humor posts.
Have you ever wondered how people interact with your website? ClickTale is currently a web application in private beta that allows you to do this. You can see how people move their mouse across your website and what they click on.
Dell has launched a new corporate blog, one2one, but rather than the traditional warm welcome most major corporate blogs receive Dell’s has received nothing but a fierce kick-in-the-ass. Surely by now you’ve seen or read about the whole fiasco.