weekly marketing news april 5 2014

Weekly Marketing Skinny • April 5, 2014

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In the marketing spotlight this week:

♨ Matt Cutts Video: How does Google separate popularity from authority?
♨ Matt Cutts Video: How does Google evaluate algorithmic changes?
♨ Econsultancy Nofollows All Contributor & Guest Posts;
♨ Google On IE8 Drops SSL & Passes Full Referrer;
♨ New Title Tag Guidelines & Preview Tool;
♨ YouTube, Google+, and LinkedIn drive most engaged traffic;
♨ Understanding Google+ Profile & Page View Counts;
♨ Best time to post on Google+;
♨ Facebook tests a new ‘Save’ feature for your favorite posts;
♨ A Breakup Letter to Facebook from Eat24;
♨ Twitter Emojis For All!
♨ Turkish court rules to unblock YouTube after lifting Twitter ban;
♨ Google Moves Universal Analytics Out Of Beta;
♨ Do images help to increase website traffic?
♨ Microsoft officially reveals Cortana;
♨ WhatsApp hits record 64 billion messages in one day;
♨ …and more.

weekly marketing news march 29 2014

Weekly Marketing Skinny • March 29, 2014

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In the marketing spotlight this week:

♨   Google’s Matt Cutts: Almost All Penalties Are For Quality Violations;
♨ How can I tell if my site is affected by a particular algorithm?
♨ Dear Google: THANK YOU for penalizing Traffic Generation Café;
♨ Moz: Google Plus +1′s Do NOT Affect Search Rankings;
♨ Preview & select images with new Google+ link posts;
♨ Instagram Surpasses Twitter in Mobile Users in the US;
♨ Twitter Gets More Social;
♨ People Freaked Out when Twitter Briefly Replaced ‘Retweet’ With ‘Share’;
♨ Twitter Experimenting With View Counts for Your Tweets;
♨ Twitter Fights Back, Files Suit to Lift Ban in Turkey;
♨ Infographic: Guide to Facebook NEW News Feed image sizes;
♨ Multiple Pinterest Accounts Hacked, Flooded With Butt Pics;
♨ Microsoft finally brings Word, Excel, and PowerPoint to the iPad;
♨ Chrome Adds Google Now Notifications;
♨ Customize Your Google Navigation Bar;
♨ Facebook is buying Oculus for $2B;
♨ …and more.

weekly marketing news march 22 2014

Weekly Marketing Skinny • March 22, 2014

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In the marketing spotlight this week:

♨ Google’s Matt Cutts: We’ve Penalized A Guest Blogging Network
♨ Google’s Matt Cutts: We Can Take Action On Sites Benefiting From Guest Post Networks
♨ Google Slaps Marketing Company Portent for Unnatural Links
♨ T-Mobile & WebDesign.org Talk Link Buy Renewals Over Twitter???!!!
♨ New Google Title Tag Length Guidelines: 55 Characters
♨ Travel Back To See Your #FirstTweet
♨ Is Twitter Eliminating @ Replies and # Hashtags?
♨ When to use a period before a @username on Twitter
♨ Google+: New look link posts are back
♨ Google plans to kill Google Voice
♨ …and more.

your weekly marketing news march 15 2014

Weekly Marketing Skinny • March 15, 2014

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In the marketing spotlight this week:

♨   7 Old Matt Cutts Videos That Can Still Increase Your Traffic Today
♨   Matt Cutts: Do ‘Good Guys’ Finish Last in SEO?
♨   Yandex Dropped Link Factors From Their Search Ranking Algorithm
♨   Google’s Matt Cutts: New Softer Panda Update Coming Soon
♨   Google+ link posts receive massive thumbnails like Facebook
♨   Facebook Launches Its 15-Second, Auto-Playing Video Ads
♨   Facebook: A Streamlined Look for Pages
♨   Twitter’s Promoted Accounts are coming to the timeline near you
♨   WordPress 3.9 Beta 1
♨   New Google Search Results Design Test You Didn’t Like Is Officially Live
♨   Katie Couric is now the global anchor for Yahoo News
♨   Snowden: ‘Would I do this again? The answer is yes’
♨   and more…

weekly marketing news march 8 2014

Weekly Marketing Skinny • March 8, 2014

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In the marketing spotlight this week:

  • Matt Cutts Video: How Google Determines What’s A Paid Link
  • Google: Keep URL Length Shorter Than 2,000 Characters
  • Got A Google Penalty? Should You Kill Your Site and Start Over?
  • You Don’t Have To Disavow Off Topic Links
  • March 2014 Google Webmaster Report
  • Google+ Page or Personal Profile?
  • Google+ +Post Ads: How Google Will Monetize Google+
  • Still wondering how THEY make it on Google+?
  • Newest Facebook Layout Quietly Kills The Beautiful Newspaper Concept
  • Facebook takes steps to block illegal gun sales
  • Facebook is buying a drone maker!
  • From YouTube annotations to your blog
  • Vine will no longer allow sexually explicit content
  • Lawsuits Be Gone: How to Use Getty Images for Free
  • Google Authorship & Publisher – What’s The Difference?
  • Time saving Chrome extension to check for broken links
  • Siri – meet Cortana
  • Google Places: Duplicate Listings Issues
  • Dust off your Yahoo ID
  • Edward Snowden to Speak at SXSW Interactive Via Videoconference
  • Google Adds Restaurant Menus To Search Results
  • HOW TO: “Ok Google” voice search on Chrome [beta]
  • Google Docs Is Rolling out Voice Dictation
  • and more.
weekly marketing news march 1 2014

Weekly Marketing Skinny • March 1, 2014

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In the marketing spotlight this week:

  • Google: Submit Scraper Sites That Outrank You on Google
  • Don’t dumb down your content for the search engines; only for your readers
  • Disavow Data Isn’t Used Against the Site Being Disavowed
  • 3 tips to find hacking on your site from Google
  • Google’s Panda Algorithm is 3 Years Old
  • Scoop.it and Google+
  • How Facebook’s News Feed Now Lets Brands Ride The Coattails Of Other Brands
  • Facebook Reroutes Its Email to Your Inbox
  • Facebook: All verified pages can finally edit their posts
  • Twitter is bringing even more ads to your search results
  • Gmail adds easy unsubscribe button to stem promotional emails
  • …and more.
weekly marketing news feb 22 2014

Weekly Marketing Skinny • February 22, 2014

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In the marketing spotlight this week:

  • Create your own short vanity URL
  • Google’s Matt Cutts: Backlinks are here to stay
  • Bing: Keyword Stuffing Now Off Limits
  • Why Guest Posting is Still Critical to Content Marketing
  • Google+ Pages Dashboards Now Link to Google Analytics
  • Why do I post more on Google+ than at Traffic Generation Café?
  • The Most Interesting Ladies On Google+
  • How The Facebook News Feed Works Now
  • More love for playlists and a new look for YouTube
  • Social Media Lie Detector is in Developmental Stages
  • WhatsApp is Facebook’s ticket to its next billion users?
  • Klout: timing and and relevance are key
  • A cure for your social media addiction
  • How to promote your content MUCH more effectively
  • Infinite scrolling: what’s your take?
  • Business Names Google Places Quality Guidelines Updated
  • The New Google Maps
  • Google Fiber: where it is and where it might be going
  • Web tool that lets you track inter-site disagreements
  • Archive permanently any web page with Archive.is
  • Attention, shoppers — eBay buys a virtual fitting room
  • Is an iTesla in the works?
  • and more…