Marketing Day: April 8, 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:

  • Why Are Banner Ads Showing Up On Popular Websites Like Apple.com & Bing.com? According to a recent Ars Technica article, two CMA Communications customers have reported banner ads being injected directly into webpages on popular websites, and they are blaming the ISP. Earlier this year, Robert Silvie and Zachary Henkel noticed banner ads running along the bottom of pages belonging to companies like Apple, Walmart, Target, Bing and [...]
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  • Could Yahoo Build Its Own “Home” On Top Of Android? Facebook Home is slated for release this week, and blogs are abuzz with news that a pre-release version has leaked ahead of the official April 12 launch. It’s reportedly buggy, so better to wait. Despite some early indications that Home may face an uphill climb, it could prove to be popular with die-hard Facebook users. We’ll [...]
  • Topic Targeting Teamwork There is power in teamwork, but it also takes the right combination to make a great team. In the Google Display Network, combining strategies can help you increase traffic while refining your audience. The wrong mixture of strategies can mean too much or too little traffic, or you could end up with a too-broad audience [...]
  • Do Users Want To Access Social Media From Anywhere? My dad was proud of his new “Internet-smart” TV and wanted to show it off to me on St. Patrick’s Day weekend last month. He showed me how he could log onto Facebook and view photos, update his status, etc. As he was showing me, all I could think was, “Would anyone really use this?” [...]
  • Twitter Brings Back ‘View All’ Option To Media Galleries Good news for brands, marketers and anyone with a highly visual or image-based Twitter presence: The “view all” option for Media Galleries is showing again on Twitter profile pages. Visit any Twitter profile and you should see the “View all photo and videos” link below the most recent six images/videos that the user has tweeted [...]
  • Awkward: Microsoft Rips Facebook, Says Windows Phone Is Real “People First” Device It was pretty obvious that both Google and Apple had reasons not to like Facebook’s push into the phone space yesterday. But, while those companies haven’t voiced any concerns publicly, Microsoft — a Facebook investor and partner — let loose with a blog post saying it has a “people first” phone for those who want [...]

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  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Don-Parsons/1216852555 Don Parsons

    So why is everyone running from yesterday’s “The View”. Can’t they take the heat.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Don-Parsons/1216852555 Don Parsons

    What is up with “The View”? The silence is defining. Come on Barb get with it.

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