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Daily Online Profits News – Issue #541

January 27, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Facebook Encourages You to Buy with Friends
Cynthia Boris says:

It can be hard keeping up with the virtual Jonses. First your old roommate gets a new tractor for his farm, then your mom gets a missile launcher and your best friend just got a baby whale. Don’t stress it. Facebook’s new Buy with Friends program is going to help you keep up by offering you a chance to purchase everything your friends bought and you might even get a discount.

Deb Liu of

Carpe Diem in Social Media Advertising
Danielle Leitch says: According to a recent article by eMarketer, “US marketers will spend $3.08 billion to advertise on social networking sites this year. Spending will be up 55% over the $1.99 billion advertisers devoted to social networks in 2010 and will rise by a further 27.7% next year to reach nearly $4 billion.”  Amazingly enough, spending in social media is $1 billion dollars greater than what was pro
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


      Old Spice Man Returns Ahead of Super Bowl Sunday
      Jack Marshall says:

      New TV spot will be seeded online by an Old Spice “superfan.”


      The-Sale-You-Cant-Close
      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.
      Yahoo Reports Surprising Rise in Display Dollars
      Cynthia Boris says:

      They thought it wouldn’t happen, but the folks at Yahoo! (and many others) got a happy surprise when they totaled up the balance sheets for Q4 2010. Turns out they saw a 16% increase in display ad revenue, popping them up from $465 to $567 million dollars.

      Unfortunately, the spike did nothing to help the 600 people that got pink slips in December. It’s also too little, too late for the

      Interview: USA Today social media editor Michelle Kessler on the evolving newsroom, measuring success
      Trevor Jonas says:   The impact of social media on the media and publishing industries has been well documented. Newspapers and magazines are increasing their focus online, which means an investment in social media channels as well as the company website.
      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


      Yes, Virginia, There Is a Twitter Self-Serve Ad Platform
      Kate Kaye says:

      Despite public denials from Twitter, a self-serve ad platform exists, according to people testing the system.


      Tips-To-Develop-Uniquely-Crazy-Campaigns
      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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