Marketing Day: May 10, 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:

  • ICANN Eyes May 22 To Re-Open TLD Application Process

    Having suffered through technical problems, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) now says it’s planning to re-open the top-level domain (TLD) application system on May 22 and leave it open for five business days. That would make May 30 the last day for interested parties to apply for their own “dot anything” [...]

  • Live Blog & Stream Of Bing’s Search Summit

    Bing’s Search Summit is today at 10am PDT / 1pm EDT and we will be live blogging the details from the event here. It’s focused around the relaunch of Bing, which you can read about in detail on our sister-site, Search Engine Land, here: The New Bing: Microsoft Tries Again With Search Meets Social. Qi Lu [...]

  • The Value Of Google Analytics For Mobile

    In the marketing game, numbers are crucial. I’m not telling you anything you don’t know. There’s a reason why MarketingLand has a whole area designated for analytics. If you’re a website owner or marketer, chances are you spend a lot of time looking at Google Analytics for your website. Do you give your mobile site [...]

  • Report: 6 Months In, Google+ Brand Pages Show Continued Growth

    Yesterday marked the half-birthday for Google+ brand pages. In honor of this anniversary, social analytics company, Simply Measured, released a report focusing in on Google+ brand page adoption and engagement since inception. The Interbrand 100 were used in measuring all the statistics for the study. One constant across all of the data is growth. The number of circlers [...]

  • With More Than 14 Million Domains On Board, AddThis Launches Expanded Set Of Social Plugins

    AddThis, a provider of social sharing buttons, says it now has more than 14 million domains in its publisher network and reaches more than 1.3 billion web users per month. For comparison, ShareThis says it has 1.3 million publishers in its network and Shareaholic says it has more than 200,000 websites using its tools. AddThis’ [...]

  • Facebook Announces App Center, The Hub For Social Apps

    Facebook apps are are getting a new centralized, mobile-friendly destination for users. The App Center has been officialy announced as the new home for all social apps. Apps can be easily viewed, sorted, search, reviewed and previewed: Not only does the App Center look slicker, it will have a variety of benefits for users and [...]

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