Marketing Day: August 28, 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:

  • Twitter Drops Client Source Data By Stripping Out The “Via” Tag

    In an effort to create a uniform, homogeneous environment, Twitter has yanked Tweet data that shows the particular Twitter client used to post a Tweet. Traditionally, users could view a Tweet on the web and look to the “via” tag to see how the Tweet was posted. The following shows the old view (above) and the new [...]

  • Google Promoting Nexus Tablet On Homepage

    Google is showing an animated, very prominent ad for the Nexus 7 tablet on its homepage today. The tablet has sold well though Google hasn’t shared any official numbers. But for a time the 8GB model sold out. And there are third party data to suggest the Nexus 7 is doing well. The Nexus 7 [...]

  • Google Results Position: How Much Is First Place Really Worth?

    Google page position has long been considered one of the holy grails for site owners, advertisers, or marketers running campaigns to increase the level of exposure for their site. If you’re reading this, you probably know that search engine optimization (SEO) is one of the main methods marketers can utilize in the everlasting quest for [...]

  • Creating A Content Marketing Strategy For Your Website

    Content marketing is becoming an increasingly significant element of online marketing strategies. We’re all familiar with the saying “content is king.” But now, where we post and share our content is secondary only to the quality of the content we create. Though it may seem like a straightforward concept (create great content and share it), [...]

  • SMX East Early Bird Rates Expire Friday – Register Now!

    Early Bird rates for Search Marketing Expo – SMX East expire Friday. Register now and get three days of exceptional content and invaluable industry connections for only $1545. Join us October 2-4 in New York City for expert tactics, best practices and strategies to help you adapt and succeed in the ever-changing world of digital [...]

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