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October 16, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Social Networking via Mobile Phones has Doubled in Last 6 Months!
Andy Beal says:

Forrester continues to examine the intersection of mobile phones and social networking. One startling–or maybe not–statistic: 10% of us access social networks from our cell phones, double the number at the beginning of the year!

Twonewreportslook at how mobile phones are a becoming a big component of our socially networked lives.

Can Old Media Tactics Stop The Soft Drink Tax?
JonathanSalemBaskin says:

Coca-Cola’s old school propaganda on the beverage tax is an insult and a missed opportunity.

A full bore campaign to defeat a possible tax on sugary drinks is underway (the tax has been proposed as a possible source of revenue to support health care reform):

  • The lobbying group calling itself “Americans Against Food Taxes” is running aTV spotcalled “Pennies” that claims a few cents’ tax on the gallon

What To Do When Your Site Drops
Dave Davies says:

It’s happened to all of us. You wake up one morning feeling like a million bucks, you stretch and if you’re like me, you notice the eye-rolling as once again your significant other catches you with a toothbrush dangling from your mouth and a laptop or iPhone in front of you while you check rankings and emails. And then it happens – you start your browser with a search phrase already set to display

Voters Say Some Web Formats Don’t Work, but Expect Candidates to Use Anyway says:

ClickZ News - Politics & AdvocacyWhat’s the best way for political campaigns to attract voters online? It may seem like a no-brainer at this point, but the official campaign Web site beat out other online formats and platforms as the best way for candidates to get voters’ attention online, according to a just-releasedE-Voter Institute study.

Compared to Web ads, social sites, viral video and Twitter, the campaign site was deemed t

Android Set for Search and Destroy in Mobile Market
Frank Reed says:

Android LogoNow this is the kind of news I need to hear! Eric Schmidt, Google’s Chief Googler, has told folks during the third quarter earnings call yesterday that Android is set to further the world domination plan that Founding Father’s Sergey and Larry set in place back in the year 1 AG (After Google) which is the year 1998 AD (for those who need to know the conversion).

Why am I excited? Well, it’s b

Aligning PR and Interactive Marketing at PR Camp New York
Dan Greenfield says:




The Next Wave


As I writtenbefore, the boundaries between PR and interactive marketing continue to blur — even though they still often operate as separate functions in many organizations.

I suspect in time, social media will push companies to the margins that focus exclusively on web applications and media relations. Money will still be made cou


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Yes, Your Company Really Does Need A Blog
Matt Tuens says:

The term has become so common that most people don’t know that “blog” is a condensed version of “weblog.” It is not a new form of communication, by any means. People have been blogging since man began painting on cave walls, really; it’s just that the tools have changed and the definitions of writing styles have evolved a bit (but just a bit). When the Internet

FTC Responds to IAB Letter on Blogger Guidelines says:

Yesterday the Interactive Advertising Bureautook a jab at the Federal Trade Commission’s revised guidelineson online endorsements. Put simply, theguidelinescall for online reviewers to disclose payment or affiliation with marketing campaigns or advertisers.

The way the IAB sees it, the FTC is unfairly favoring traditional media over digital media. In aletter sent to the FTC chairman, IAB prez Randy

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