Marketing Day: July 10, 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:

  • Embed-a-grams: All Instagram Posts Are Now Embeddable The beauty of your favorite filtered photo can now easily make its way to a website near you. Today, Instagram announced the release of Web embeds for all Instagram posts. The functionality will work for all Web and video content that is publicly available on Instagram. In order to embed the picture/video, simply head to [...]
  • Google Retires Latitude, Pushes Google+ Location Sharing Features With the announcement of the new Google Maps app release today came news that Google will be retiring Latitude in all of its various forms on August 9. The tool that allowed Google Maps users to find friends and share their location will no longer be available. No more Latitude for Google Maps on Android, [...]
  • Check Your Tags & Social Markup With KnowEm’s (Free) New ‘Social Media Optimizer’ Tool Keeping up with all of the required social tags across the various social media platforms can be grueling. Luckily KnowEm, the popular username reservation service, has created a new tool dubbed “Social Media Optimizer” that helps you keep your tags in line and your markup fresh. The tool is free and features four social networks to [...]
  • New Google Maps App Offers More Search Functionality, Navigation Features & Dedicated Tablet Design Google is rolling out a new Google Maps app for Android devices starting today, with iPhone and iPad versions on the way. The new app will include more search functionality, updated navigation features, Zagat reviews and discount offers for specific destinations. Among the new app features, users will be able to find locations without typing by [...]
  • Trending Tags Surface On New Tumblr Apps If you are one of the many Tumblr users that love getting lost among the popular tags, you’ll want to download the new official mobile applications. The new apps bring trending tags into the search tab for easy browsing across a specific tag. A nice feature with the trending tags is the incorporation of movement. [...]
  • Stop Redeveloping Your Website I’ve been in the Web design industry almost 19 years now. I was there when everything was just HTML and CGI. I saw Java when it was first released and everyone tried using it to make spinning icons and animated graphics. I got to see scrolling marquees, websites you could smell, blinking text and a [...]
  • ‘Tis The Seasonality Of Your Metrics A few posts back, I examined a simple technique for using an exponential moving average (EMA) on your time-series metrics. This has the advantage of smoothing out the metrics while at the same time keeping a “memory” of all previous values of the metric that came before. It also has the side benefit of being [...]
  • Nordstrom Takes Pinterest Engagement To New Level, Turns Most Pinned Items Into In-Store Displays After Geekwire.com’s report last week highlighting how Nordstrom is using popular Pinterest items as display promotions in a select number of stores, we wanted to find out more on the retail giant’s plans to transition their social media marketing efforts into actual in-store results. According to the report, the pilot program is running in 13 [...]

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