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Daily Online Profits News – Issue #143

December 18, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Lucky Tiger Gets Lucky says:

How lucky is thiscompany?

Intuit’s Customer Manager: Meat & Potatoes for Traditional Small Businesses
Brent Leary says:

A few weeks back I had an opportunity to speak withCRM Magazine’s Lauren McKay for an article she wrote on Intuit’s latest incarnation of Customer Manager. I wasn’t the biggest fan of Intuit’s original entry into CRM/contact management back around the 2003 timeframe, but I was still glad they recognized the need for small businesses to have a better handle on customer information.

In 2009 many smal

Yikes! Google to Acquire Yelp!?
Frank Reed says:

yelpYou know how marketers will burn unused budget before the end of the so they don’t lose it next year? Well, do you at least remember when that was a common practice since today there usually much budget to start with? Apparently Google must have some end of the year M & A funds lying around to spend. The word is that they are ready to acquire the local business review site Yelp for a tidy s

Who We Are On The Social Web
Bill Alberti says:

I’m a different person at work than I am at home. I tell different jokes. I have different stories. I share different experiences with different people in different ways depending on a host of different factors (e.g., how well we know each other; where we went to school; what our shared interests may be, etc.).

The context in which I know people is different from one person, one situation to the ne

SF Chronicle Sends Holiday Retail E-mail, Skips Content Entirely says:

SFGate, the online arm of the San Francisco Chronicle, sent out an e-mail last night that struck me as intriguing. The message was dedicated to the site’s “Fan Shop,” while featuring merchandise for San Francisco 49er and Oakland Raider fans.

And nary a news story appeared. No content at all. Just merch.

The message uses the subject line: “SFGate: Give sports gear gifts this year! Visit our FanShop!


2010: The Year Marketing Dies…
Augie Ray says:

poor ned better off deadImage byyewenyivia Flickr…(Subtitled) Or at Least Marketing as We Know It!

[Please note this blog article was posted simultaneously with my new Forrester blog at

It is that time of year when every blogger, reporter and analyst is publishing their 2010 Social Media and marketing predictions.  (It’s a rath

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Facebook’s Privacy Policy Produces Plea to FTC
Frank Reed says:

facebook1Back in July, Facebook was challenged by the Canadian governmentabout some privacy concerns around third party apps and information shared that was taken about users. Many wondered how the social media giant would handle the situation. Would they thumb their nose at the information police? Would they stand up to the Canucks?Well, that was answered in August when they folded like a cheap card table

Neil Stafford says: First of all let me make it clear that success in this area is not about the number of partners you have, but how well they promote your products, make sales and bring in members for you. There are just two things you need to do and they couldn’t be simpler.
How to Write Engaging Blogs People Want to Read
Matt Tuens says:

Thomas Edison famously remarked that genius was “1% inspiration, 99% perspiration.” For bloggers this means that if you put your effort into it, you can create a blog that gathers a following. If you look at a group of bloggers, one with a worldwide following and the rest with small audiences, the former will not necessarily be the best writer, the funniest, the smartest or even the one

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