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Daily Online Profits News – Issue #625

April 22, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Social Media: From Bowling to Pinball
Boothyboy says: Social media is more like a game of pinball with us (the player) sending the ball (the entertaining or useful shareable concept) into the game area where it is thrown around by those online, and occasionally it will come back to us.
The Real Cost of the Free Sample
Cynthia Boris says:

The free sample is a staple of marketing. Just spend an hour walking through Costco or perusing a money-saving mommy blog. Look at the number of people who will give up a Facebook “like” in order to get one or how many friend’s email addresses they’ll pimp out in return.

The trouble is, free samples aren’t free for the business who provides them. They actually cost qui

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.
Kindle For Android Upgraded for Honeycomb Tablets
Chris Crum says:

Amazonannounced a new update to its Kindle for Android app to bring new features specifically designed for Honeycomb and the tablet experience (like the Motorola Xoom).

“We’ve taken all the features customers love about Kindle for Android, and created a beautiful new user interface and a seamless shopping experience tailored to the look and feel of Honeycomb tablets,” said Dorothy

Kindle Store Search on Honeycomb

Kindle Book Page on Honeycomb

Half of UK Groupon Customers Bought 5 Deals
Jack Marshall says:

Daily deals brand used by 10 percent of Great Britain.

Hootsuite Is Down: 5 other Tools to Schedule Your Tweets
Leo Widrich says: With Hootsuite being down I saw myself and lots of other people in dire need to continue scheduling tweets. So here is a list of 5 other services, which will allow you to schedule your tweets. They are all up and running.  1.) Twuffer Twuffer lets you schedule tweets on a clean interface and is completely free for you to use.   2.)  FutureTweets
Two Thirds of Deal Buyers Return For More
Cynthia Boris says:

Nearly two-thirds (64.6 percent) of daily deal buyers returned later to patronize the businesses where they used a daily deal and 60 percent spent more than the deal value while they were there the first time.

How do you like them apples? We knew there had to be a reason deal sites kept popping up. They actually work! They actually bring in business. Who knew?

Thesenew survey results come from Light

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…
AT&T Files with FCC to Transfer T-Mobile Licenses
Josh Wolford says:

Today, AT&T began to make its case to the FCC regarding the proposed $39 acquisition of T-Mobile.  Along with the requests to transfer licenses from T-Mobile USA to AT&T, the nation’s largest mobile provider also filed a public interest statement suggesting the benefits that said merger would have for customers.

According to AT&T’s public policy blog, the papers filed with

Over 1,400 People Get Inside Evian’s Baby Inside Video
Ken Liebeskind says:

Over 1,400 people have inserted their images into Evian’s new “Baby Inside” campaign video since launch.

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