How Much is a Tweet or a Like Worth to You?

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ChompOn has released some interesting findings (pdf) related to social media sharing and its value to e-commerce. Specifically, the firm sought out to answer the question: "What is the value of a social action in online commerce?"  What they came up with is that a Facebook Share was worth $14, a Facebook "like" was worth $8, a tweet was worth $5, …

9 Questions To Ask After A Site Links To You

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Inbound links increase the value of your website in the eyes of Google and the other search engines. And, they help more people find your website and all you have to offer. Each inbound link is like your website just got another vote of confidence. So, once the link has been set up, your job is done. Or is it? …

It’s Official (But Still Debatable) – Facebook Overtakes Google

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Year-end data just released from Experian Hitwise indicates that Facebook was the most-visited website in the U.S. in 2010, surpassing longtime holder of the top spot, Google. Hitwise previously reported that Facebook’s monthly traffic had overtaken that of Google back in March, but this is the first time the social networking site can be… [[ This is a content summary …

Email the Leading Driver of Visitors to Top Retail Sites

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While we continue to hear about social media’s increasing influence over Internet consumers’ purchasing decisions, one recent study reveals that email and search continue to be the most effective tools for driving traffic to the best known retail websites. ForeSee Results’ annual holiday e-retail customer satisfaction index… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, …

eBay Listing Analytics Tool

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Advanced Ecommerce Research Solutions, makers of Terapeak , has created a free eBay application that provides analytics for individual listings, much like what Google Analytics does for a website. eBay merchants can now track traffic, clicks, impressions…(read more) [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Facebook is Dominating the Internet

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If you ever needed convincing that social media should be a part of your marketing mix – this is it. According to Hitwise, Facebook's traffic increased a whopping 60 percent between November 2009 and November 2010. Even more stunning is that Facebook accounted for nearly one-fourth of page views and 10 percent of all Internet visits…. [[ This is a …

Clicks But No Conversions? It's the Landing Page Every Time.

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Are you putting enough thought into your landing pages? If not, it’s probably the main reason your conversions, or more importantly your revenue, aren’t higher. At PubCon in Las Vegas, WebProNews spoke with Brad Geddes, Founder of PPC training firm bgTheory about advanced PPC and landing page optimization.  Why Landing Page Optimization is Critical "Landing page optimization – it is …

Why SEO costs what it does

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Why SEO costs what it does and why you should never hire someone who fills out your lead form and gives their address as @gmail.com I need to go on a rant here for a minute.  Has this ever happened to you?  On four separate occasions in the last three weeks someone with an e-mail address@gmail.com with the phone number …

Traffic marketing

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Tumblr Hits Major Milestones, Plans to Start Generating Revenue

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Tumblr, one of the simplest blogging platforms around, is doing really well. Situated between WordPress, which requires a bit more effort to create and organize content, and Twitter, which requires almost no effort but also doesn’t offer many features, Tumblr is the perfect tool for users who want to have a blog with photos, videos, and other content embedded, but …