Marketing Day: April 2, 2012

Here’s our daily recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web.

From Marketing Land:

  • Samsung Flexes Marketing Muscle For Android Phone, Beating Apple In TV Ad Effectiveness

    Though Apple is known for its engaging TV advertisements, last quarter an Android OS device — the Samsung Galaxy Note — won the ad effectiveness battle on television. According to ad analytics firm Ace Metrix, the Samsung Galaxy Note spot that appeared on the Academy Awards was the top ad of the first quarter of [...]

  • Website Or Social Network? Remember Who The Fish Belong To

    Why do companies like Toblerone or Pepperidge Farm bother having websites? As if people are going to say to themselves, “Gee, I wish I knew more about Milano cookies. I know! I’ll go to their site!” Just a thought. Many people have talked over the years about the gap between the amount of time that [...]

  • Get Beyond MarketingSpeak And Keep Your Job

    Remember the somewhat annoying and endless stream of “s*%t people say” videos circulating on Facebook and YouTube last month? I’m still surprised I never saw one called “s*&t marketers say.” MarketingSpeak is a language all its own, and it’s filled with phrases like “bandwidth, above the fold, CPM, lift, A/B testing, ahead of the curve [...]

  • Expedia Adds Complaint To Anti-Google Chorus In Europe

    On Friday Travel site Expedia filed an antitrust complaint against Google with the EU. That brings the number of formal anti-competition complaints in Europe to 12. According to a widely quoted statement from Expedia the complaint ‘offers evidence of how Google’s conduct harms not only competition, but consumers.” The specific “evidence” was not made public. [...]

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About The Author: is Search Engine Land's News Editor and owns RustyBrick, a NY based web consulting firm. He also runs Search Engine Roundtable, a popular search blog on very advanced SEM topics. Barry's personal blog is named Cartoon Barry and he can be followed on Twitter here. For more background information on Barry, see his full bio over here.

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