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After Growing Revenue 270% Last Year, Personalization Startup Sailthru Raises $19M From Benchmark, Adds Bill Gurley To Board

Would You Tip You?

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In many ways, being effective online means paying attention to the things that matter. That recipe includes conversion, and analytics, and metrics — important ingredients, all — but it also means using your brain to pay attention, as a human, to what your customer, another human, needs.... Please visit Marketing...
Would You Tip You?
The Best Of The Rest In Social Commerce: Daily Deals, Shoppable Photo Apps, And More

Walmart to stop selling Amazon's Kindle line of readers and tablets

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It's a lonely world when you've no storefronts to call your own. Shortly after Target decided it best to halt the sales of Amazon's Kindle products, it's being reported that Walmart is following suit. A quote obtained by Reuters suggests that Wally World's bigwigs won't be carrying Amazon tablets...
Walmart to stop selling Amazon's Kindle line of readers and tablets
Vudu's disc-to-digital Ultraviolet movie conversion app comes to OS X

Open webOS ported to the Nexus 7, gives us the Touchpad Go that might have been (video)

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More than a few enthusiasts were gutted when HP exited webOS hardware before the Touchpad Go could even have the distinction of a press release. WebOS Ports' Simon Busch can't resurrect HP's miniature tablet plans, but he can give us an inkling of what we missed with his new...
Open webOS ported to the Nexus 7, gives us the Touchpad Go that might have been (video)

Use Open Graph To Get Video Thumbnails Into Your Search Results

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Joel Harvey is, among other things, the Video Scientist at Conversion Sciences. Over the past four years, he has developed video strategies for a large number of online retailers. We’ve found that video is great for drawing and converting qualified search traffic, so I asked Joel to tell us... Please...
Use Open Graph To Get Video Thumbnails Into Your Search Results

Even An East Texas Court Has Told Uniloc That It Can't Patent Math

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Even a notoriously patent-friendly court like the district court in East Texas has admitted that there are limits to what's patentable. Notorious patent troll Uniloc, whose name has been appearing quite frequently lately, has lost one part of its big cases, against Rackspace, after the district court in Tyler, Texas...
Even An East Texas Court Has Told Uniloc That It Can't Patent Math
It Is Incredibly Frustrating Gmail Doesn't Have This Feature

Why You Should Give Some Of Your PPC Spend To A Conversion Optimizer

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You may find the subject of this column a bit self-serving, since I am a conversion optimizer. Well, it is. But, I hope to provide some basic math that will support my claims. If you’re spending money on a pay-per-click campaign or spending someone else’s money on a pay-per-click campaign,......
Why You Should Give Some Of Your PPC Spend To A Conversion Optimizer

This App Will Make Any Website iPhone-Friendly In A Snap

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Business owners, pay attention. We would like to introduce you to bMobilized.  bMobilized allows you to view your web optimized  Just two months ago, bMobilized released a refresh to its advanced do-it-yourself tool that instantly converts any website into a full-featured HTML5-enabled mobile site, optimized to any mobile device, OS or browser....
This App Will Make Any Website iPhone-Friendly In A Snap

11 Simple Conversion Strategies Many Product Pages Fail To Incorporate

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Every e-commerce operation relies on the ability of its website to sell their products. Without the ability to have salespeople roaming the floor asking customers, May I help you?, businesses rely on the their website to sell, sell, sell. Many business owners rely on content to push the customer... Please visit...
11 Simple Conversion Strategies Many Product Pages Fail To Incorporate

2010 Search & Social Awards : Nominate Your Blog!

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We’re very happy to announce the 2010 Search & Social Awards, the extention of the old SEJ Search Blog Awards, will be held this April to award the best in blogging and media campaigns across the online marketing industry. For those of you who are new to the format, SEJ...
2010 Search & Social Awards : Nominate Your Blog!

Apple squared, (four)squared

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I was down in Soho last week, visiting (of course) the new Manhattan REI store. After the shopping spree, I pulled out my iPhone and found a dinner recommendation on Explore: five of my friends had eaten at La Esquina, several of them more than once. Bingo. I go and...
Apple squared, (four)squared

Prevent Twitter from Auto-Converting Words into Hyperlinks [Trick]

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If a tweet contains two words that are separated by a dot (or period), Twitter – and the various apps like Tweetdeck – may sometimes interpret that combination as a web address and will auto-convert the words into a clickable link wrapped inside a t.co URL. This is helpful is...
Prevent Twitter from Auto-Converting Words into Hyperlinks [Trick]

Measuring The Impact Of Conversion Lift

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How do you measure the impact of conversion improvement on your site? Most marketers know the basics of how to calculate this, but might get confused when it came to details — or do they? Astute readers will recall I began a series on calculating the impact of your continuous...
Measuring The Impact Of Conversion Lift

Google AdWords Can Now Track iOS App Downloads, In Addition To Android

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Google announced today that marketers and advertisers promoting iOS applications can now monitor conversions – meaning app downloads – using Google’s AdWords. The news follows Google’s earlier move this April to offer a similar tracking option for Android applications. With the added support for the iOS platform, businesses can track...
Google AdWords Can Now Track iOS App Downloads, In Addition To Android
Kickstarter UK will launch on October 31st

Dark Souls comes to PC – and your questions for From Software

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Namco Bandai is bringing its brilliant action RPG to the PC, with extra stuff included. And we're talking to the developers in a couple of hours...As you may well have heard by now, Namco has announced that it's bringing From Software's relentless masterpiece Dark Souls to PC. Subtitled 'The Prepare...
Dark Souls comes to PC – and your questions for From Software

The Pocket-Sized Mad Scientist Of Conversion Optimization

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Regular readers of the Search & Conversion column know well one of my fellow contributors, Brian Massey. His columns are consistently some of the most educational and entertaining. The first time I met Brian was at a Pubcon session on landing pages, where he had donned a white lab coat,...
The Pocket-Sized Mad Scientist Of Conversion Optimization

SlideShark now lets you view, share and project PowerPoint presentations from your iPhone

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Brainshark has made a name for itself by providing presentation-related solutions for businesses and individuals. And like it or not, Microsoft’s mighty PowerPoint is one of the most popular commonly-used presentation platforms, which is why Brainshark branched out to launch SlideShark last year. It enables you to display PowerPoint on...
SlideShark now lets you view, share and project PowerPoint presentations from your iPhone

MasterCard denies BitCoin card rumors, BitInstant says it's still on track

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Well, BitInstant is insistent that it will launch a BitCoin debit card, but MasterCard is claiming it will not be part of the plans. After a mock up of the plastic made the rounds featuring the company's logo, the financial powerhouse felt it necessary to reach out to us,...
MasterCard denies BitCoin card rumors, BitInstant says it's still on track

New report from @emarketer says #OnlineVideo driving online sales and boosting conversion on e-Commerce sites http://bit.ly/djAPxD

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New report from @emarketer says #OnlineVideo driving online sales and boosting conversion on e-Commerce sites http://bit.ly/djAPxD
Rdio And Shazam Expand Full Music Track Streaming Partnership To UK, Canada, Australia, Brazil And Mexico

SearchCap: The Day In Search, May 30, 2012

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Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: 5 Ways Conversion Takes Market Share Like Candy From A Baby They are out there, and they are not nice. They seek to take food from...
SearchCap: The Day In Search, May 30, 2012

Google Muscles Into Paid Discovery Of Apps With New Click-To-Download Mobile Ads

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The app stores are overrun, and there’s little way to get noticed until you break into the charts. So Google has just announced a new AdWords unit called “Click-To-Download” mobile ads that lead directly to iTunes and Google Play. With a similar design to Facebook’s app ads, Google is reaching...
Google Muscles Into Paid Discovery Of Apps With New Click-To-Download Mobile Ads
Google Improves App Advertising With New Mobile App Extension

Remember When Facebook Wanted Your Phone Number For 'Security'? It's Now Selling That Number To Advertisers (FB)

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Since about September, Facebook has offered its advertisers a powerful new way to track its users as they surf the web: It's called "phone number retargeting." The move came after Facebook made a big effort to collect its users' mobile phone numbers to prevent security breaches. More recently, according to...
Remember When Facebook Wanted Your Phone Number For 'Security'? It's Now Selling That Number To Advertisers (FB)

How A Blogger Made $10,449 Per Hour

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As a reader of my site, you know that I am quite open about this fact: Blogs don’t make money. Businesses make money. And businesses sell things. Seems pretty simple, but most bloggers just fail to comprehend this one. They’ll chase the Adsense fairy for any loose change. To illustrate...
How A Blogger Made $10,449 Per Hour

Feedly Outlines RSS Roadmap, Touts 68% Conversion Of Testers To Active Users

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With less than a month to go until Google Reader shuts down on Jule 1st, Feedly has shared what it’s been doing — and still plans to do — as RSS users search for an alternate feed reader. In a blog post, Feedly also says its userbase has been growing...
Feedly Outlines RSS Roadmap, Touts 68% Conversion Of Testers To Active Users
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