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Daily Online Profits News – Issue #636

May 3, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

4 Powerful Ways to Use Engaging Content to Build Business Relationships
GeorgePasswater says: More and more successful businesses are jumping onboard the content marketing bandwagon. They understand engaging content improves lead generation and conversion rates, but quality content does more – it builds relationships.
Osama Bin Laden Death News Sets Tweets Per Second Record
Josh Wolford says:

If you were on Twitter last night, you don’t need anyone to tell you that there was a lot of talk about Osama Bin Laden. In fact, in my personal experience, I only found about 5 or so tweets on my feed within a 2 hour span that weren’t about the breaking news of his death.

And I firmly believe that any of my friends that were tweeting about other things were doing so simply to be some s

Facebook Feed Change Hurts Marketers Most
Cynthia Boris says:

Have you noticed a change in your Facebook news feed? It’s actually been happening for several months now but most people are just beginning to notice. The first sign is when you suddenly realize that you haven’t seen an update from a favorite brand in a while. Then you notice another missing person and another after that.

Those people haven’t stopped posting, but Facebook has dec

The Week in Ads: Jack Daniel’s, Fast Five, Miracle Whip [Gallery]
Jack Marshall,Amara Mastronardi says:

A look at some of the best online ad executions from around the Web this week.

The Anti Social Irony of Social Media Monetization Models
Bill James says: Two monetization models dominate social media. Both of them anti social, unproductive and causing restricted functionality around search, association and sharing of content.
Social Media Disasters: The Do’s and the Don’ts
Abby Johnson says:

There are numerous examples in which companies really messed up on social media. For instance, rememberApple’s Antennagateincident orBP’s responseto the Gulf oil spill? Both of these incidents resulted in a negative outcry toward both companies on social media channels.

Can you think of other examples when companies poorly handled their social campaigns?Let us know.

However, the differen

Can You Guess Which Company Has the Best Public Reputation?
Cynthia Boris says:

It’s time for the results of the12th Annual Harris Interactive U.S. Reputation Quotient (RQ) Surveyand the winner is (insert drum roll) . . . . Google!

Google got an 84.05, just squeaking past Johnson & Johnson and 3M.

Technology in general did very well on the reputation charts with an overall 75% positive rating. Apple, Intel, Amazon and Sony all made the top half of the chart. Facebook

Reebok’s Mobile Program Goes Geo-Social
Christopher Heine says:

Brand’s first location-based foray offers Scvngr users $10 off shoe purchases.

>> How To Make At Least $1,000 This Week!

Daily Online Profits News – Issue #635

May 2, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Mark Hunter says: We’ve all been there. After countless calls, meetings and an endless amount of work, you just can’t get the customer to say “yes” and move forward. There can be hundreds of theories and ideas as to why this happens more times than we care to admit. Let’s put all the theories aside and get to a solution you can use right now to determine if the customer is serious.
Should YouTube Have Banned This Animal Cruelty Investigation Video?
Chris Crum says:

In the wake of theinfamous elephant-killing video from GoDaddy CEO Bob Parsons, there is another disturbing video involving animals making web news. This involves an “undercover investigation” into the practices of E6 Cattle Company in Texas.Mercy for Animalsput its investigation footage on YouTube, only to have it removed.

Should YouTube have taken down this video?Tell us what you thin

It’s Going to be a Happy Mother’s Day for Retailers
Cynthia Boris says:

Smile mom, according to National Retail Federation, the average person buying for Mother’s Day is expected to spend $140.73 on gifts, up from $126.90 last year, with total spending expected to reach $16.3 billion. That’s a lot of flowers and cards.

BIGresearch conducted the NRF’s2011 Mother’s Day Consumer Intentions and Actionssurvey and they found that mom will be getting more elec

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Finance Search CPCs Grew Substantially in March
Jack Marshall says:

Advertisers in the finance category spent 40 percent more on search ad clicks in March.

Lynne Saarte says: When you are launching a new product or service, what you want is for people to start talking about it. The more buzz you generate, the better it becomes because it stirs up interest. The way to a buzz campaign is to leap out of your box and get uniquely crazy with your campaign…
Facebook Pages Being Taken Down, Policy Comes Into Question
Chris Crum says:

Numerous reports have been coming out that Facebook is taking down Facebook pages that are accused of infringing upon copyrights. The keyword there is “accused”. Apparently, Facebook does little (or nothing) to verify the legitimacy of the claims before taking action.

Should Facebook be doing more?Tell us what you think.

Several well-known tech blogs, including Ars Technica, Redmond Pie,

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Cup of Joe: I Do It All For The LULz!
Joe Hall says:

lolSo this week I am going to toot my own horn a tiny bit, but please bear with me because it’s a bit rusty.

A few weeks ago I created aposton one of my old blogs. Soon after, I submitted it to one of my favorite social sharing sitesStumbleUpon. The next day something strange happened. Traffic on the site shot up to over 1,500. The next day traffic hovered at around 1,000 and then the following

The Week in Ads: Jack Daniel’s, Fast Five, Miracle Whip [Gallery]
Jack Marshall,Amara Mastronardi says:

A look at some of the best online ad executions from around the Web this week.

>> How To Make At Least $1,000 This Week!

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