Marketing Day: April 5, 2013

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:

  • SimilarWeb Competitive Analysis Tool Shows Traffic Insights By Source; Launching Pro Service SimilarWeb.com, the web traffic intelligence tool from SimilarGroup aims to set itself apart from other competitive intelligence and web ranking tools by harnessing the huge trove of clickstream data that comes from their browser plug-ins. Much has already been written already about SimilarGroup’s plans to unseat Alexa as the leader in web rankings, but the [...]
  • Administrative Body Affirms Samsung Violation Of Apple “Text Selection” Patent According to Reuters, a judge on the US International Trade Commission (ITC) has affirmed that Samsung infringed an Apple patent involving “text selection” (copy, cut, paste). The ITC is a “quasi-judicial federal agency” that reviews patent and trade-related disputes. The decision above is not final and must be reviewed by the full ITC body. Apple [...]
  • Vine Adds Trending Hashtags To Aid Content Discovery Vine has announced a small tweak that it hopes will help users discover content: trending hashtags. They appear on the Explore area, immediately below the existing group of pre-populated “popular” hashtag suggestions. There’s currently 12 trending hashtags to choose from, and there’s no app update involved — you should see them now if you have [...]
  • LinkedIn Company Page Bugs; Fixes Coming Soon Have you been having trouble with your LinkedIn company page? There have been two bugs these past few weeks that have impacted the visibility and potential traffic you may be getting from LinkedIn, especially from your company page. Posted Links Pointing To Error Pages The first problem we encountered a few weeks ago was that [...]
  • SocialCentiv Wins More Than 1,000 Clients Since SXSW Product Launch The marketing technology company HipLogiq launched their newest social media software SocialCentiv at last month’s SXSW Conference. Within 30 days after its launch, the company says more than 1,000 companies had become customers. Designed for small to medium sized businesses, SocialCentiv claims to help companies identify potential customers on social media sites like Twitter, allowing [...]
  • 5 Free Ways To Get Your New Blog Noticed Build it and they will come, right? Unfortunately, when it comes to starting a new blog, that is simply not true. I see many new blog owners become hyper-focused on getting Google to send them masses of traffic through SEO. And, while Google traffic is great and should not be ignored, focusing all your energy [...]
  • EMarketer: Google Still Owns Mobile Ad Market, But Facebook Has Largest Share Of Mobile Display Ad Dollars According to eMarketer, mobile advertising will reach $7.29 billion by the end of this year with Google projected to take home more than half, earning $3.9 billion in US mobile ad revenue for 2013. According to the report, US mobile advertising grew 178 percent last year and is expected to grow 77.3 percent this year, [...]

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