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Daily Online Profits News – Issue #608

April 5, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

AOL Shifts from Freelance to Full-Time
Cynthia Boris says:

Freelancers have been turning out copy for magazines, TV and online sites for many, many years. Some of the copy isn’t the best, but there are plenty of great freelancers out there who know how to craft a great story and can do it from inside the walls of their own home (or the local Starbucks.)

Arianna Huffington doesn’t agree. That’s the rumor, anyway. According to Business Insi

When Netizens Attack! Five Most Common Tactics of the Opposition & How to Handle Them
Tony Ahn says: Everyone person knows how to broadcast a message online, and in this day and age, many know (or are learning) how to start a conversation, but do you know how to handle oppositional responses? This article will teach you some of the more common tactics that may be used against you and how deal with them, keeping your message (and image!) intact in the face of the forces out there attempting to des
President Obama’s Campaign For 2012 Election Begins
John Vinson says:

It’s hard to imagine we’re only a year and some change away from the 2012 presidential election. Though it seems a long ways off, President Obama has begun the campaign for the 2012 election with an overhaul The front page features this video, which provides messages from President Obama supporters who are prepping for the upcoming campaign.

Upon watching the video, I

Verizon Takes a Big Twitter Shot for March Madness
Christopher Heine says:

Verizon Wireless likely spent around $600,000 on Promoted Trend ads during the last month.

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.
Netflix, WebMD Make the List of Most Successful Digital Media Companies
Cynthia Boris says:

paidContent has put together a list of what they think are the Top 50 Most Successful Digital Media Companies in the US. They based their decisions on which companies were bringing in the most money from online content and online advertising (estimated at times) and on the company’s strategy and future.

Not surprisingly Google, Yahoo, Apple and Microsoft took the top four places in that order

Social Distortion: Why PRSA and other Legacy Organizations Have Lost Their Relevance
garygoldhammer says: I’m uncomfortable because every time – I mean every damn time – the questions devolve into a turf battle over whom should “own” social media (as if any one discipline can or should “own” a public conversation.) If it’s the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), it’s PR people beating the drum. If it’s a group of marketers, well take a guess what they think.
Quora Hires Facebook Recruiter
Doug Caverly says:

The growth rate of Quora (and we mean the actual company, not just the Q&A site) may soon increase at a rapid pace.  Quora has hired Andy Barton, a recruiter with an interesting resume, and presumably wants him to do more than turn away random applicants.

A quick note on the current state of Barton’s professional network: as of this moment, he has four recommendations (good) and over 500

Q&A: Kraft Talks Twitter, ‘Mac & Cheese TV’
Christopher Heine says:

CPG brand says two-day campaign generated 10 million impressions.

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…

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