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Daily Online Profits News – Issue #147

December 22, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

An End to the Decade of Reinvention
Robin Fray Carey says: A good friend recently shared with me her happiness that the first decade of the century was coming to an end.  Looking back, we agreed the best thing we could note about the past decade was the very nice red we were drinking at the time.   It all began with the panic of a Y2K meltdown and the election of George Bush — moving on quickly to the bombing of the World Trade Center.&nbs

Google to Acquire DocVerse
Jordan McCollum says:

According toTechCrunch sources, Google is nearing the final stages of an agreement to acquireDocVerse, real-time Microsoft Office collaboration software company founded in 2007. Sources say the purchase price is $25M.

The acquisition seems to make sense asGoogle and Microsoft square off for battle. The DocVerse website bears the title tag “Make Word, PowerPoint and Excel Work Like Google Docs

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

Facebook Skips Holiday Party, Gives to Charity Instead says:

Instead of hosting a holiday party this year, Facebook has contacted friends and press offering to make a $25 charitable donation in their name.

In an e-mail signed by the Facebook Communications and Policy Team, the company directs recipients to, where they can choose from a long list of classroom projects to fund. The e-mail list presumably went out to journalists, analysts and C


Advancing the Discussion of Social Media & ROI
JasonBreed says:

Return on Investment or (ROI) is one of those terms that has been mis-used by all in 2009.  As we look to 2010, how can we get back on track.  We know there is going to be a strong influx of interest in social media projects by companies.  In fact, a report fromeconsultancy and bigmouthmediasuggest that 86% of the 1,100 companies surveyed plan to spend more on social media in 2010 a


Post to TwitterPost to PlurkPost to Yahoo BuzzPost to DeliciousPost to DiggPost to FacebookPost to MySpacePost to Ping.fmPost to RedditPost to StumbleUpon

Starting Up the Social Media Marketing Prediction Engine
Jordan McCollum says:

Well, sinceeverybodyrolled outthetrends of 2009at the beginning ofDecember, there’s really nothing left to do this year but make predictions for next year, right? Forrester is going to kick us off withpredictions for marketing in social media.

Naturally, they see major growth coming in the SMM arena (which they call “social computing,” but I think that’s something different

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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