Marketing Day: August 2, 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:

  • Slideshow: The Periodic Table Of SEO Success Factors Explained Earlier this week at Search Engine Land, we updated our popular Guide To SEO with a quick slideshow summarizing the key factors of successful search engine optimization. The Search Engine Land Guide to SEO slideshow and companion guide explains each of the success factors in more detail over the course of nine chapters, each filled with additional resource links, SEO [...]
  • DOJ Seeks To Monitor Apple iBooks, iTunes In Proposal To Court A couple of years ago, Apple took away the right of third-party book sellers on iOS devices to link through their apps to their online stores. Most prominent among these is Amazon/Kindle. The move was clearly anticompetitive, although consumers could still get to the Kindle store (and others) via the mobile Web. Last year, the [...]
  • Google’s Quality Score Change: What Marketers Need To Know Last week, Google announced changes in the way Quality Score is reported in AdWords. As stated in Google’s official AdWords blog, the update changes the way each keyword’s 1-10 numeric Quality Score is reported. Quality Score is a metric in paid search that represents the relevancy of an ad with respect to the search query, [...]
  • Moto X: Google’s Real Answer To The iPhone At an event in New York today, Google and Motorola unveiled the long-anticipated Motorola Moto X. You can read about specs and first hands-on reviews on Techmeme. The phone is getting a generally enthusiastic response from those that have received early demo units. (We don’t have one.) From an overall design standpoint, it’s a giant [...]
  • LinkedIn Earned $363.7 Million In 2Q 2013, Up 59% Compared To Same Time Last Year Today, LinkedIn released its financial results for last quarter, showing the company had earned $363.7 million in revenue during the second quarter of 2013, an increase of 59 percent compared to Q2 2012. LinkedIn’s 2013 second quarter revenue earnings were split between the following three product segments: Talent Solutions accounted for 56 percent of second [...]
  • Twitter Adds Photos, Accounts To Web Search Results If you do any searches on Twitter.com in the near future, your search results may look quite a bit different. Twitter has announced that matching photos and accounts will show up in search results. It essentially makes Twitter’s search results more “universal,” in that you won’t just see tweets that match the search term. There’s [...]
  • HootSuite Wins One Of The Biggest VC Deals Of The Year, Securing $165 Million In Financing In its fourth year, social media management company HootSuite has secured $165 million in Series B financing from a joint investment led by Insight Venture Partners, with added funds from Accel Partners and OMERS Ventures. According to the announcement, the investment deal is one of the top five global venture capital deals this year. “This [...]

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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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