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Will Twitter integrate Facebook Open Graph?

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Six years since Twitter founders sent the first tweet, we wonder how the microblogging network might build on Facebook’s Open Graph. As Facebook encroaches on Twitter’s territory with the subscribe feature and interest lists, Twitter should consider ways to use Facebook’s own platform to protect itself. Early examples from Pinterest...
Will Twitter integrate Facebook Open Graph?

Finally: Facebook Silences App Notification Spam

www.readwriteweb.com
Facebook is about to become a quieter, less annoying place for users. The company just announced that it has deprecated "application notifications" and will require apps to use other, less intrusive methods of sending news to users. It's a big step in the ongoing anti-MySpace-ification of Facebook. Now your "notifications"...
Finally: Facebook Silences App Notification Spam

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff reveals his latest investment: Brandcast

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Sept. 9 - 10, 2013San Francisco, CAEarly Bird Tickets on Sale Salesforce prides itself on its full suite of tools for businesses, but CEO Marc Benioff sees ample opportunity for a startup that is helping brands maintain a consistent presence online. San Francisco-based Brandcast has kept a low profile, but is...
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff reveals his latest investment: Brandcast

Yiftee Raises $850K For Local Business-Focused Gifting Service

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Yiftee, a gifting service that aims to drive business to local merchants, has raised $850,000 in seed funding from Scott Cook, Mohr Davidow Ventures, and other angel investors. Similar to other gifting apps, Yiftee allows you to give gifts to friends via a mobile app. However, all gifts on the...
Yiftee Raises $850K For Local Business-Focused Gifting Service

1 Year Anniversary for Foursquare

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Location-based services have been a popular topic this week, as Twitter enabled geo-location features and Facebook announced the launch of a new location-based feature in April. Another location-based social network, Foursquare, marked their one year anniversary of their launch yesterday. While the primary use of the service is to ‘check-in’...
1 Year Anniversary for Foursquare
Pinterest edges toward monetization with new popularity analytics

Amazon.com sets up portal in India, will only service other retailers

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Amazon.com has set up a website with its brand in India, but will not be selling on the site.In line with Indian government rules, the new marketplace Amazon.in is only offering sales and order fulfillment services to Indian retailers.Amazon Seller Services set up in February last year another website...
Amazon.com sets up portal in India, will only service other retailers

Tracking Offline Email Conversions

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Email is a unique channel. Because it is sent digitally, and click-throughs drive traffic online, retail email marketing is traditionally thought of as only driving ecommerce orders. It is often thought of in the same vein as something like search engine marketing, which directly drives traffic and... Please visit Marketing...
Tracking Offline Email Conversions
Facebook's Next Big App Categories Will Be Movies, Books, And Fitness

4 Internet Marketing Buzzwords That Should Die Painfully

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This whole biz-ness of internet marketing and social media has it’s share of little buzz phrases. And some of them just need to go away. Let me explain… “Let’s Connect” or “Engage” We see this one dropped by social media people all the time. We’re told to “engage” with our...
4 Internet Marketing Buzzwords That Should Die Painfully

Blogging For E-Commerce: Driving Revenue And Traffic

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Creating a blog on an e-commerce site for the purpose of revenue generation and branding is a complicated idea. For starters, it’s a blog. If you’re going to do it right, you need frequent and quality posts. That takes time and money. Then, there’s the issue of content. What...
Blogging For E-Commerce: Driving Revenue And Traffic
To Celebrate 75 Years Of March Madness, The NCAA Launches OnDemand YouTube Channel

The morning lowdown 5-8-12

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Some of the stories people are talking about this morning… Yahoo CEO apologizes — for being a distraction (paidContent) The future of Yahoo: What Daniel Loeb really wants (ReadWriteWeb) Decline of reader apps likely due to news feed changes, shows Facebook controls the traffic faucet (TechCrunch) New race: Build the...
The morning lowdown 5-8-12

Why MoviePass Is Bringing Subscription Moviegoing To Theaters

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MoviePass hopes to do for the theatergoers what Netflix did for DVD renters and streaming movies, which is to let them pay one monthly fee and enjoy as many movies as they want during that time. Moviegoers can watch up to a movie a day, or 30 movies a...
Why MoviePass Is Bringing Subscription Moviegoing To Theaters

The Pernicious Myth That Slideshows Drive 'Traffic'

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Readers aren't stupid. They know when your product is cheap....
The Pernicious Myth That Slideshows Drive 'Traffic'

Not only Facebook's Like, drive traffic to your blog using Twitter's @Anywhere

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Not only Facebook's Like, drive traffic to your blog using Twitter's @Anywhere
Best Buy Needs to Fund the Hardware Revolution by Launching a Kickstarter Competitor

Collective Bias raises a $10.5M Series A to expand its brand astroturfing service

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Collective Bias, a company that sports a network of 1,400 individuals to publish content concerning its clients, has raised a $10.5 million Series A round of funding, led by Updata Partners. Previously, according to the Crunchbase database, Collective Bias had raised $500,000, $100,000 of it from its CEO. The company’s...
Collective Bias raises a $10.5M Series A to expand its brand astroturfing service
Google Admits Defeat In Its 7 Year Battle With Amazon And PayPal

When pageviews are not unique

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…readers may click through your slideshow, but they’ll hate you a liiitttle bit more than they did when they got to the site. And I bet they’ll feel the same way about whatever advertiser was unlucky enough to get stuck on the page with some stupid thing that a reporter...
When pageviews are not unique

Whoa, Zillow just posted a massive uptick in visitor traffic and Wall Street applauds

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Zillow's mobile apps are helping drive traffic Well, it may be true that some brokers are upset with Zillow and its growing power in the online real estate business. But home buyers and sellers are still very much tuning in to the Seattle company. Zillow today just released traffic numbers...
Whoa, Zillow just posted a massive uptick in visitor traffic and Wall Street applauds

10 marketing hacks that help entrepreneurs get the job done

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Finding cost effective and efficient advertising tactics is an age old challenge for entrepreneurs. In today’s new information age, there’s no shortage of tech-based options but the key is choosing your strategy wisely and leveraging technology to receive a maximum return on your marketing dollar. Should you advertise on Facebook?...
10 marketing hacks that help entrepreneurs get the job done
Social: Twitter's New Rules of the Road Means Some Apps Are Roadkill

White Label App Platform Appia Rolls Out Pay Per Install Service For Google Play

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Appia, an app marketplace and white-label app platform, is broadening its support for Android with the introduction of Pay Per Install App Advertising for Google Play (formerly known as the Android Market). Up until now, all the downloads generated through PPD (pay per download) were done through an Appia-powered app...
White Label App Platform Appia Rolls Out Pay Per Install Service For Google Play

Sharethrough Digs Into the Murky World of Promoted Tweets

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Sharethrough has landed in an interesting position, locating itself in that fertile land between ad agencies and big brands. After launching as a project in the “Facebook Class” at Stanford University, their initial aim was to share branded videos and commercials that their friends would like. Pretty basic stuff....
Sharethrough Digs Into the Murky World of Promoted Tweets
The email you shouldn't send
Twitter's Developer Event Will Deal With Cards

After taking in a combined $39k, two designers break down their digital publishing success

thenextweb.com
After seeing modest success from their respective ebook releases, designers Sacha Greif and Nathan Barry have detailed the whole  process, from writing and designing to sales and marketing, in a podcast. Greif published part one of the series (transcript included) on Tuesday, offering a behind-the-scenes look at the work that...
After taking in a combined $39k, two designers break down their digital publishing success

No Credits, No Problem: Facebook Is Streamlining Payments For App Makers

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Facebook is very, very serious about the payments business. Facebook Credits, though? Not so much. The social network is phasing out its virtual currency, once intended to be the dominant form of payment in games like FarmVille that run on Facebook's website. The move allows developers to charge users in...
No Credits, No Problem: Facebook Is Streamlining Payments For App Makers

The Next Evolution of Facebook Platform

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We're hosting our third f8 conference in San Francisco today. There are two important themes behind everything we're delivering today. First, the Web is moving to a model based on the connections between people and all the things they care about. Second, this connections-based Web is well on its...
The Next Evolution of Facebook Platform
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