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Daily Online Profits News – Issue #623

April 20, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The Social Leverage of Popular Video: Chris Anderson at TED
CliffFigallo says: Thanks to an article submission to SMT by Ben Watson, I watched the Prezi of this recent presentation by the curator of the TED Conferences, Chris (not from WIRED) Anderson. I then watched the video of the entire presentation, How web video powers global innovation. It awoke the spirit of my inner videographer.
Google Makes Move to Use Mobile IDs for Tracking
Cynthia Boris says:

According to ClickZ, Google is getting ready to offer behaviorally targeted ads on their network of iOS and Android applications. To do so, they’ll have to begin tracking the “device identifier” which are unique to every mobile phone.

The article states that other companies already tap into this mobile-app cookie system, but Google has been reluctant to go there due to privacy iss

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.
BlackBerry PlayBook Bridge App Unavailable For AT&T Customers
Josh Wolford says:

As we reported earlier, theBlackBerry PlayBook officially went on the market today.  One of the most talked about issues with the tablet was its lack of native email and calendar clients.

It seems pretty clear that the PlayBook tablet plays best when paired with your BlackBerry smartphone with a “Bridge” application.  People can use this app to access their smartphone devices for the

Yahoo Reports Problems with Microsoft Partnership Search Revenue
Kate Kaye says:

Yahoo revenue in Q1 2011 fell 24 percent as display revenue rose 6 percent.

The Death of the Little Flip That Could
RohnJayMiller1 says: The professional anguish is that from a market perspective this move seems so unnecessary—the Flip continues to thrive as a business, filling a market that The Flip invented: low cost, just good enough, one click video recording. Before the Flip was invented camcorders were expensive and bulky. The Flip fits in your shirt pocket and can shoot in an instant, all for $129.
Where Do Consumers Go for Product Reviews? Not Social Media
Cynthia Boris says:

Going online to research a product before you buy it is something nearly everyone does at least a few times a year. People look up everything online, especially high-tech items, clothing, cars, and even DVDs and CDs. And you can bet that what they read online is influencing which item they buy and who they buy it from.

But where do people look for information?Lightspeed Research has the answer.

As y

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…
Yahoo Earnings Report Released
Chris Crum says:

Yahoojust posted its first-quarter results. Revenue excluding traffic acquisition costs was down 6% from the year-ago period at $1,064 million. This is primarily due to the revenue share related to Yahoo-Microsoft deal, the company says.

Year-over-year revenue was otherwise flat.

“We are solidly executing toward our plan for returning Yahoo! to sustainable revenue and profit growth, said CEO C

Agencies Express Hope And Concern for ‘Facebook Studio’
Christopher Heine says:

Razorfish, CP+B, and others talk with ClickZ about the new forum.

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