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 Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has reopened its investigation into Google’s Street View Wi-Fi collecting in light of recent revelations that the firm was fully aware the technology would grab users’ data.
In a letter to the search giant, the data watchdog said it believed the original claims made by Google that data was collected erroneously were misleading.....More>>>
Analytics typically doesn’t get its fair share of attention in the online marketing world. And let’s be honest, you never hear of a digital analyst referred to as a “DA.” Without a good TLA (three-letter acronym), it’s not as cool sounding as SEO or PPC.
But digital analytics really drives (or should) the decisions we make. The problem is, people aren’t....More>>>
I often hear the following from marketers: “I tested my ads six months ago and we learned that ‘Free Shipping and Returns’ works better than anything else.” It isn’t that surprising that all things being equal at that time, that the specific messaging component did perform better than any equal sized but less compelling reason to buy.
Select advertisers can now build their email marketing list right in Twitter. The “Lead Generation Card” is a new feature in Twitter’s advertising arsenal, and allows users to share their emails with brands in a tweet.
You can see an example of what that looks like here:
Twitter explains the new feature:
Think of a Lead Generation Card as a landing....More>>>
Google is calling for help in identifying a long-running problem: scraper sites in its search results — and particularly scraper sites that are ranking higher than the original page. Matt Cutts, the head of Google’s spam fighting group, put out the call for help on Twitter this morning:
Scrapers getting you down? Tell us about blog scrapers you see: http://goo.gl/S2hIh We need....More>>>
It’s been less than 24 hours since Google Penguin 2.0 went live, but there are already several reports of big changes. There are also many reports that, despite Penguin, Google is still ranking spam sites. You can now report this directly to Google.
Google’s Distinguished Engineer Matt Cutts tweeted about the new Penguin Spam Report today. It is located here.
The 2011 American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) “e-business report is out. Google, Bing and the entire “Internet Search Engines & Portals” category seems to have done well. In particular Bing and Ask improved significantly over last year. Facebook’s report card, on the other hand, is not as likely to make mom and dad happy.
Webmasters have been watching for Penguin 2.0 to hit the Google search results since Google’s Distinguished Engineer Matt Cutts first announced that there would be the next generation of Penguin in March. Cutts officially announced that Penguin 2.0 is rolling out late Wednesday afternoon on “This Week in Google”.
“It’s gonna have a pretty big impact on....More>>>