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Daily Online Profits News – Issue #515

December 31, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

In True Groupon Fashion; 68% of $500M VC Round Going to Groupon’s Wallet
Andy Beal says:

Just how close Google was tohanding over$6 billion for Groupon, no one can say for sure. What we do know is that Groupon has converted that interest (or perception of such) into a cool $500 million in venture capital funding!

According to anSEC filing(reported, Groupon has found $500M of the $950M it is hoping to raise. What’s the purpose of such funds? Well, a good chunk of it


Can Old Facebook Apps Compromise Your Privacy?
Suzanne Vara says:  
Google Instant And SEO
Dave Davies says:

From the moment Google Instant was announced back onSeptember 8there have been forum chats, blog posts, articles and podcasts discussing the ramification of this new technology. Some have called it the “Death of SEO” which others (myself included) have proclaimed this a step forward and an opportunity for SEO’s, not a threat. And then of course there’s those who don’t even know there’s

      Firefox Aims to Go Beyond Do-Not-Track
      Jack Marshall says:

      Mozilla, developer of the popular software browser, says do-not-track alone is not a fix for privacy on the Web.

      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.
      Facebook Grabs a Whopping 44% of “Shared” Content; MySpace Declines 27%
      Andy Beal says:

      If you are working today then, let’s be honest, you’re not really working. Right?

      It’s the day before New Year’s Eve and your mind has already checked-out. So, rather than an in-depth, verbose post about how internet users are sharing online content, how about someeye-candy from AddThisinstead?


      5 Ways Charities Will Be Using Social Media In 2011
      George Guildford says: Social media provides the perfect platform for non-profit organizations and charities to raise campaign awareness, increase donations and actively engage with a wide online audience. As the increase in social media and online PR activity continues to grow into 2011, an increasing number of charities are starting to incorporate social media platforms into their promotional strategies.
      Making The Most Of The Holidays
      Dave Davies says:

      The holidays are fast approaching and with them the short window of vast opportunity for many online retailers. As an SEO we get inundated with panicked requests for rankings before the holidays. Of course that’s not going to happen at this point (at least – I wouldn’t start organic SEO campaigns now for the holiday season) so what can you do to make the most of what you’ve got this holiday

      WPP Buys Blue State Without Key Obama Digital Staff
      Kate Kaye says:

      The firm that made its name through its work with the Obama campaign comes into the WPP fold without key Obama team online ad staff.

      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…

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

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