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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In the last couple of years Apple computers have taken their TV commercials to the next level. They have used silhouettes and upbeat music to make people pumped about the iPod.
Technorati is a popular blog search engine with a large user base that loves them. They have a lot of neat features and capabilities such as custom profiles, watch lists, a blog finder and even an API.
Cell phone companies are known for having amusing commercials. I am sure everyone has seen the Verizon guy that walks around the world and says “Can you hear me now”.
Most things in this world can be bought with money, but there are those specific things or moments in life that cannot be bought. MasterCard has been doing a great job representing this with their “Priceless” commercials.
Now-a-days it is common for websites to have submission forms, contact forms and many other types of forms that involve visitors entering information and submitting it.
Paul Stamatiou recently posted on search engine optimization 101. He talks about some basic search engine optimization (SEO) techniques and how he used them on his blog to improve his traffic.
Lately I have been seeing a lot of TV commercials for the movie Little Man. The movie is coming out on July 14th and they already have done some creative marketing to get the prelaunch buzz going.
Every year car manufacturers release their new models for the upcoming year. They use many different forms of advertising to notify the public of these upcoming models.
With the number of websites on the web growing each day, internal search is becoming more and more popular. Ecommerce sites all the way up to blogs now have an internal search feature where anyone can search for content, products, and services within that website.
In the last few days Michael Arrington has added 2 new sponsors to TechCrunch to make up a total of 6 sponsored ads at the top right. The advertising rate has also been increased from $7,500 to $10,000 for these sponsored ads.
Crowdstorm is a yet to be released new social shopping website that allows you to research products, read other people’s opinions on products and see what’s hot. A unique thing about Crowdstorm is the way they have been marketing their company.
In the last couple of days you may have noticed a lack of posts. Cameron and I took a trip to Silicon Valley to meet up with some random people, clients, and a couple 9rulers…