Marketing Day: September 5, 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:

  • With Mobile Traffic Above 25 Percent, Quora Launches It First Android Apps

    Mobile now accounts for more than 25 percent of Quora’s traffic and the company is aiming to build on that growth by launching its first Android apps. Quora says its Android apps have all of the site’s core features, and also take advantage of some of Android’s “unique characteristics,” with things like: Integrated search: Users [...]

  • LinkedIn Debuts Real-Time Activity Notifications

    Following in the footsteps of Facebook and Google+ (and Twitter to a lesser degree), LinkedIn has announced new activity notifications that will appear in real-time as users are active on the site. The notifications will show when someone comments or likes your LinkedIn updates, when you get new inMail, when a successful connection request happens, [...]

  • Up Close With Twitter’s New “Timeline Widgets”

    Want to embed on a web page all the tweets from a particular Twitter account, favorites from an account, tweets by those on a Twitter list or Twitter search results for a topic? Twitter’s had individual widgets allowing this before, but now those have been replaced with a new, unified interactive timeline widget. Not only can people [...]

  • The Value Of Nothing

    When is nothing worth something? Turns out, just about all the time. Whenever you look at your metrics, consider that a metric is, in virtually every case, designed to measure a specific outcome. It may be a positive outcome, one that is beneficial to your company: more sales, more customers, less inventory shrink, etc. Or it may [...]

  • Study: “Right Price” Triggers 72 Percent Of Mobile Travel Buying

    Mobile travel behavior and usage are getting a lot of attention lately. Both Nielsen and comScore released mobile-travel data in the past week. In addition, Millennial Media recently published data showing that the travel category has moved from ninth to third position in terms of mobile ad spending in the past year. Now, in a [...]

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