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March Madness online traffic declines, thanks to pay wall

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Just like in previous years, the 2012 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament was once again streamed live online. But a few things were different for this year’s March Madness on Demand: For one thing, this was the first time users had to pay for access — or prove that they were pay...
March Madness online traffic declines, thanks to pay wall

Just How Often Should You Blog?

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Without question, blogging provides an effective way to market your business, be a valuable resource and build your personal brand online. And most folks know that, generally, the more frequently you blog, the higher your traffic. But does that mean you should follow the advice of many to create a...
Just How Often Should You Blog?

How the Huffington Post became a new-media behemoth

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In a blog post at her eponymous website, Arianna Huffington has provided some numbers that describe the growth of the news network over the past year — a year that coincided with its acquisition by AOL for $315 million — and more than a few of them are eye-popping....
How the Huffington Post became a new-media behemoth

comScore: Retail e-commerce hit $186.2b in 2012 thanks to 15% growth, the strongest since before the recession

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With record traffic numbers and spending increases in multiple corners of the world, it’s no big surprise that retail e-commerce is still growing. In fact, 2012 was a record year, with $186.2 billion in retail e-commerce sales. The latest figures come from comScore, which says 2012 was actually a 15...
comScore: Retail e-commerce hit $186.2b in 2012 thanks to 15% growth, the strongest since before the recession

Instagram Reveals Monthly Active User Data For First Time

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The stats that matter are this: 90 million active monthly users, 40 million photos uploaded per day, and 10,000 "Likes" during peak time. Instagram has released details of its user data for the first time. The photo-sharing site, which was bought by Facebook last year for $715 million, had...
Instagram Reveals Monthly Active User Data For First Time

Facebook Removes Instagram User Counts From Developer API After Holiday Traffic Confusion

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In the aftermath of a controversial story claiming Instagram’s traffic numbers were down, it looks like the data that was the source of the story has now disappeared altogether. Instagram was in the spotlight, and owner Facebook’s shares tumbled, when the New York Post ran a story between Christmas and...
Facebook Removes Instagram User Counts From Developer API After Holiday Traffic Confusion

Obama on Reddit: By the numbers

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President Barack Obama's surprise visit to Reddit on Wednesday drew so many people to the site at once that the Web site had some trouble keeping up with the traffic. Still, even with the site's problems, Obama's half-hour session drew major traffic numbers for Reddit, according to general manager Erik...
Obama on Reddit: By the numbers

Traffic numbers say Brightkite loosing to Foursquare, caught up with by Gowalla. Thoughts? http://post.ly/QEr2

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Traffic numbers say Brightkite loosing to Foursquare, caught up with by Gowalla. Thoughts? http://post.ly/QEr2

How BuzzFeed Became A Huge Web Media Company By Ditching Google And Banner Ads

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Jonah Peretti stretches out casually in his chair, sneaker over knee, in his downtown New York office. The office is encased in glass, a transparent layer barely separating him from his newsroom of editors. They're staring at glass screens, too--and connecting with millions of readers who gaze at their...
How BuzzFeed Became A Huge Web Media Company By Ditching Google And Banner Ads

Those Millions On Facebook? They Actually Visit, And It’s Not A Huge Deal Anyway.

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Traffic numbers provided by companies should always be questioned — I mean, of course each company is going to try to present the data in a way that makes them look as good as possible. Which is what New York Times finance writer Andrew Ross Sorkin has understandably done, going...
Those Millions On Facebook? They Actually Visit, And It’s Not A Huge Deal Anyway.

With A Revenue Model In Sight, Crowdsourced News Service Blottr Raises $612K For Its Content Syndication Platform NewsPoint

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Blottr, the crowd-sourced (or citizen journalism) news service, has raised an additional £400,000 (~$612k) to help scale NewsPoint, its syndication platform that lets publishers/broadcaster purchase user-submited content to help power their web sites and news rooms. It brings the total raised by the London, UK-headquartered company to £1.4 million ($2.1m)....
With A Revenue Model In Sight, Crowdsourced News Service Blottr Raises $612K For Its Content Syndication Platform NewsPoint

Social media feast: Instagram, Allrecipes break records on Thanksgiving

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If you enjoyed Thanksgiving dinner yesterday, own a smartphone and are active on social media, chances are you snapped a few photos and shared them across your networks. That happened in record-breaking fashion on Instagram yesterday, as the growing photo-sharing community saw over 10 million photos with Thanksgiving-related words in...
Social media feast: Instagram, Allrecipes break records on Thanksgiving

If you’re a multi-talented editorial producer, apply here

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Our Editorial Producer wears many different hats, playing a crucial role on the team. He or she works very closely with the Executive Editor and News Editor to make sure our top stories are getting the social media attention they deserve, that the site is running smoothly, and that our...
If you’re a multi-talented editorial producer, apply here

How RapidShare Plans To Avoid MegaUpload's Fate

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It's not everyday an Internet company watches its traffic numbers plummet - and rejoices. But that is precisely the scenario that cloud storage service RapidShare finds itself in as it seeks to draw a clear distinction between its business model and that of the now-defunct Megaupload.  Since the raid that...
How RapidShare Plans To Avoid MegaUpload's Fate
Henry Blodget isn't telling us the most important thing about Business Insider

Here Are The Results Of My Test Campaign With Perfect Audience's Facebook Retargeting

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When I wrote about the launch of Y Combinator-backed Perfect Audience earlier this month, co-founder and President Brad Flora suggested that I test out the service for myself, so I could see how easy it is to use Perfect Audience’s tools to run retargeting ads in Facebook. It was indeed...
Here Are The Results Of My Test Campaign With Perfect Audience's Facebook Retargeting

Zynga Q4 Revenue Up 59 Percent To $311.2M In First Quarter As A Public Company

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Social gaming giant Zynga just released its fourth quarter earnings, the company’s first earnings release as a public company. Analysts expected earnings of $0.03 per share on revenue of $302 million. Zynga beat the street, with revenue coming in at $311.2 million for the fourth quarter of 2011, an increase...
Zynga Q4 Revenue Up 59 Percent To $311.2M In First Quarter As A Public Company

Zillow traffic slows in February

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Zillow today released traffic numbers for February, reporting that unique visitors to its Web site and mobile applications reached 31.2 million during the month. That was an 86 percent increase over the same period last year, but down slightly from the 31.7 million visitors who interacted with Zillow in January....
Zillow traffic slows in February

How I used Pinterest to plan my wedding

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Planning a wedding can be a dream come true. I was lucky enough to find the right person and was super excited to get engaged last July and begin planning our destination wedding. Being a busy real estate agent in Seattle and knowing no one in Maui, I was...
How I used Pinterest to plan my wedding

The Ascent Of The Arab Startup

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When I arrived in Dubai in late 2009, Maktoob was all the rage. The Internet portal, founded in Jordan 11 years earlier, had hit the big time with the kind of exit that technology ventures dream of. In August 2009, a couple months before I arrived, Yahoo! had acquired Maktoob...
The Ascent Of The Arab Startup

Sugar Water

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Almost none of the stuff on the radar of the silicon valley echo-chamber is innovative or solves any real human needs. They won’t cure anyone of disease, feed a child, improve the environment, or radically improve manufacturing… Pinterest? Quora? Other social apps. It’s all a big distraction, it’s entertainment… It’s...
Sugar Water

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

Bit.ly to Twitter: So Long, and Thanks for All the Links

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Bit.ly is healthy and growing, says John Borthwick of Betaworks, which created and then spun off the URL shortener, even despite the fact that it’s no longer the default shortener used by Twitter. The messaging service broke off its formerly close relationship with Bit.ly in December, and CEO Evan...
Bit.ly to Twitter: So Long, and Thanks for All the Links
Shoutlet adds social listening, improved contest tools to its social marketing platform

Livestream Calls Out Ustream and Justin.tv for Profiting Off of Piracy

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Livestream has issued an open letter touting its “zero tolerance” piracy policy while also comparing its policies against those of Justin.tv and Ustream, its closest competitors. The letter, which is addressed to “content and event owners” (i.e. potential customers), seeks to differentiate it how it treats piracy from the other...
Livestream Calls Out Ustream and Justin.tv for Profiting Off of Piracy

Yahoo Banking on Original Content — Again

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It’s back to the future time at Yahoo, it seems. The Internet portal/media giant has decided to invest in original content again, embarking on a hiring spree that’s so far added almost a dozen journalists from both traditional print media outlets (like Jane Sasseen from BusinessWeek) and online media...
Yahoo Banking on Original Content — Again

All the celeb gossip that’s fit to print: Wetpaint tops 10 million monthly visitors

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People just can’t get enough of celebrity gossip and Hollywood scoops, which is good news for Seattle startup Wetpaint. The company announced today that its Wetpaint Entertainment unit is now attracting more than 10 million unique visitors and 50 million page views per month. The traffic numbers come just 18...
All the celeb gossip that’s fit to print: Wetpaint tops 10 million monthly visitors

News: Eurogamer's unique traffic surges 10% to 5.7m monthly users

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Unique visits to the eleven pan-European Eurogamer sites have risen by over ten per cent since last year, the latest traffic numbers have shown. The final tally for unique browser visits for Eurogamer.net and its ten other foreign language editions was 5,778,816 between November 1 and 31, 2011. Over...
News: Eurogamer's unique traffic surges 10% to 5.7m monthly users

Here’s why Pinterest is growing so fast

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It’s been difficult to go onto any social site over the past few months without hearing about Pinterest. The upstart, which focuses on letting users “pin” things that interest them, has been blazing a rocket-like ascent in traffic and social mentions, with hardly any notice from the technology world. But...
Here’s why Pinterest is growing so fast

Why Your Infographic Is Evil (And Three Ways To Fix It)

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Blogger's confession: I can spend a couple of hours interviewing sources and crafting a post several hundred words long and get a couple of thousand hits. Or I can write a pithy introduction, repurpose an infographic that has already appeared on several other sites and most likely was created...
Why Your Infographic Is Evil (And Three Ways To Fix It)
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