In 1851, Henry Jarvis Raymond and George Jones founded the New-York Daily Times. The paper sold for a penny. By 1857, the company changed its name to The New-York Times. It wasn't until 1896 that it dropped the hyphen. Finally, in 1969, The New York Times (NYSE: NYT) became a publicly traded com
Maurice Wysocki, an information technology worker, was looking to branch out on his own as a contractor last year, allowing him a more flexible schedule and sharply reduced hours some months of the year.
But then the Poughquag, New York, resident hopped on the federal health care exchange to
The backlink within the practice of SEO is an ongoing topic of conversation for marketing, sales, delivery and reporting of SEO services. Even in a post Penguin world, SEO professionals are still asking questions such as:
What’s the best way to build backlinks that will have a positive long-term impact on a web presence?Is quantity better than quality?Should I buy backlinks?How do....More>>>
Look out Merriam-Webster, there’s a new competitor in town: Google. A new image-based dictionary bearing Google’s name is a bit different and operates on the idea that a picture is worth a thousand words, replacing every definition with the first image that showed up in a Google Images search for that name.
Actually, Google didn’t produce this alphabetical image dictionary.....More>>>
I reported at the Search Engine Roundtable that one new AdWords advertiser found a $30,000 surprise from Google in her AdWords account. The advertiser said in a Google AdWords thread that she set up a test ad one night and when she returned the next morning to see how the ad was doing, she noticed she ran up a bill for almost $30,000.
I am not sure how an advertiser can make such a big....More>>>
Yahoo’s front-page news stream now displays personalized ads alongside news articles and other features. Stream Ads, the new ad product, is already garnering interest from various advertisers and comes just a few months after Yahoo introduced the news stream on its home page.
Scott Burke, SVP of advertising and data platforms at Yahoo, said an industry trend and internal strategy are....More>>>
[Note from Lee: Is that chicken wearing a garter belt?]
Beginning with a blog post on creative blogger pitches, Darren and Julie caught TopRank’s attention with Lee Odden’s name showcased on a flirty pink envelope. Watching Lee dig through the mail looking for his pink envelope only intrigued me more, and I knew I had to read this guide to social media – not only for review purposes,....More>>>
Mari Smith exemplifies personal brand through social content
Building personal brand online is easier than ever. It’s also underrated and misunderstood by many companies trying make sense of where personal and brand social media engagement fit in the marketing and communications mix.
For myself, blogging, speaking and becoming an author have been less about becoming a “brandividual”....More>>>
Yahoo has announced some significant changes to their Yahoo Image and Video Search tools. They include a deal with sourcing Getty Images most recent collections plus an upgraded user interface design with added features to Yahoo Image and Video Search.
Yahoo & Getty Images
Yahoo extended their partnership with Getty Images to add their high quality new Getty Images to the search....More>>>
If Shakespeare was right and brevity is indeed the soul of wit, Comedy Central and Twitter are on the right track.
That’s because the comedy network and social media platform have teamed up to launch #ComedyFest, or what they are calling the “first-ever celebration of comedy and comedians to be programmed on Twitter.”
Comedy Central promises a great week of content,....More>>>
If you’re “on Twitter”, no doubt you’ve noticed different Tweeple running polls from time to time. We ran our first poll on Twitter over 3 years ago which resulted in the post, “Guide to Twitter as a Tool for Marketing and PR“, offering insights from other marketing and PR professionals experienced with the Twitter web site.