Archive for August, 2009

Mergers and acquisitions

Mergers and acquisitions involving Minnesota companies that were announced in the past week. 8/25 Certain assets Orbit Systems Inc. Orbit Systems bought assets of St. Paul- Eagan based Voyageur, an online branding, Web design and search-engine optimization firm. 8/26 Ocean Sands Resort & Spa Concord Hospitality Mercury Investment of Duluth sold a stake Pompano Beach, Fla. (18 hours ago)

Internet Marketing 101 – Starting With The Basics For Better Results

There are plenty of resources online that can help you in the implementation of Internet Marketing strategies to boost your site’s coverage and accessibility in the World Wide Web. Information about Search Engine Optimization, article marketing, video marketing, and the likes are readily available online to help you in this project. (1 day ago)

iCrossing Study Finds Display Boosts Search Site Visits and Click-Throughs

ICrossing , a global digital marketing company, today published “The Effects of Display Media on Search Traffic,” a whitepaper that demonstrates how effective display campaigns can increase search traffic by increasing brand awareness, brand recognition and brand preference. (15 mins ago)

Youtube Extends its Video Monetization Program in the US

The prolific video sharing site, Youtube, has just announced that it will be rolling out a new arm of its video monetization program. Now it will allow one-off? videos to be included in the Youtube Partnership Program . (27 mins ago)

Yes, I Belong In This Meeting: The Broad Scope Of In-house Seo

As an in-house SEO, where does the legitimate scope of your activities end, and those of somebody else begin? Are you being a useful and valid contributor, or simply poking your nose in where it doesn’t belong? What is rightfully within your scope may surprise you. (1 hour ago)

CyberDefender Partners with The Search Agency to Expand Customer Acquisition Efforts

LOS ANGELES—-CyberDefender Corporation , an award-winning provider of PC security, Antispyware/ Antivirus Software, PC Optimization, PC Support, and Identity Theft Prevention solutions, said today that it has reached an agreement with The Search Agency , to manage CyberDefender’s search marketing campaigns utilizing TSA’s proprietary software. (1 hour ago)

Canadian Online Search Behaviors Revealed

A report released recently by Hitwise showed that Canadians engage differently with online search than their American cousins. (2 hours ago)

Twitter is business and marketing tool for Realtor

A businessman visiting Honolulu recently said Twitter is not a business tool, but it is a marketing tool. (1 hour ago)

Dear Fox News: Seo Is Not Search Engine Scamming

In the same month that Rupert Murdoch has said he’ll charge for all his news sites because quality journalism is not cheap,? I find it ironic to read the rubbish about search engine optimization that Murdoch-owned Fox News reported? this week. (12 hours ago)

Oprah, Dr. Oz Sue to Block Diet Sites

Oprah Winfrey has once again teamed up with surgeon Dr. Mehmet Oz, but this time they are not dispensing medical advice they’re suing more than three dozen companies that have allegedly been using the duo’s image and likeness to hawk dietary supplements on the Internet. (17 hours ago)