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Daily Online Profits News – Issue #149

December 24, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Google Advertises Chrome with Shiny Takeover on Pandora says:

Not convinced by reports Google is spending more money to promote its products? Check out the below ad — spotted yesterday on Pandora — for its Chrome browser. The execution includes a skinned homepage, large display unit, and in-stream audio ads. (Click for larger version)

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The Power of Your Name in Personal Branding
Nance Rosen says:

Your name is the single most important factor in your enterprise, whether you introduce and represent your company by speaking your name loudly and clearly while offering a hearty handshake – or write an equally hearty introductory post on a discussion thread.

Here’s a slightly off topic tip: the back of your head or an avatar that looks like Gumby and Courtney Love had a child, not a good pers




    Facebook Set to Pass MySpace Revenue Ahead of Schedule
    Jordan McCollum says:

    Facebook has drubbed MySpace on almost all fronts—in the media, with users, in growth, in traffic—except ad revenue. But expect that to change next year, according toeMarketer: “It will surpass its former rival, MySpace, in ad revenues in 2010, when marketers worldwide will spend $605 million on Facebook versus $385 million on MySpace.”

    The projections for next year show MyS

    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

    Happy Holidays to all from Search Engine Watch, ClickZ and SES. says:

    Dear friends and colleagues, we’d like to take this opportunity on behalf of everyone at Incisive Media’s New York office to wish you the very best during the holidays. And we hope 2010 is going to be productive, profitable and peaceful for you.

    The team here is responsible for the day-to-day running ofSearch Engine Watch,ClickZand theSESinternational series of conferences. And we know that everyon

    Virtual Goods; a growing opportunity for Brands
    FilibertoSelvas says:

    “Over two week-long periods in October and November, users sent more than 1.1 million (virtual) Nestle Toll House cookies. The campaign registered a 16% brand lift, and a 17% lift in intent to purchase. About 3% of the people opened the cookie gifts, compared to the 0.02% to 0.04% who click on Facebook banne

    And the Online Shopping Winner Is…
    Jordan McCollum says:

    I know you’ve been waiting with bated breath all holiday season to find out which of the made-up online shopping holidays would be the winner—Cyber Monday for the first time ever? Green Monday again? Brown Monday? Purplish-Blue-Like-a-Bruise Monday?

    Sadly, none of the above. Nope, it was some no name:Tuesday, December 15. Coming from behind, that all-but-forgotten day of the week topped

    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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