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Google hires while Yahoo! fires

Global – On the same day when Yahoo! announced plans for its second round of layoffs in six weeks, Google is boasting 2011 as the biggest hiring year in company history with over 500 hires in Asia Pacific. After cutting about 700 employees last December, Yahoo! announced it will further lay off 1% of its [...]

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What is Twitter Marketing for your business?

Tip 1: Just be your normal self and you’ll be fine The beauty of Twitter is that it’s a huge global community of human (mostly; there are spammer accounts but they’re easy to recognise, block and report to the authorities). So do show your human side, especially when using your business account. Talk about things [...]

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What is Google’s Search Advertising share in China?

Google China’s share of the Chinese search advertising market in Q4 rose for the first time since the company threatened to leave the country early last year after a cyber attack and censorship battles. Google’s search advertising share increased to 23.1 percent, up from 21.6 percent in Q3 — still much lower than its 35.6 [...]

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How often do you use Facebook in the loo?

You may scoff at that coworker who brings a newspaper into the bathroom at work, but we know the truth about you now. According to Atlanta-based AIS Media, a survey of 500 people found that 27% of Americans report using mobile devices to check Facebook while in the bathroom.

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What is Facebook’s advertising revenue? $1.86billion!

It turns out Facebook is a lot like Google after all. As the social network steams past 650 million global users, its business is looking more like Google’s in that the majority of its ad sales now come from small- and medium-size companies that make use of its self-serve ad system, a model that turned [...]

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Bing Instant, Social Search & SERPS in 2011

Last year in 2010, internet business marketers saw a tremendous amount of innovation and growth in the social media and search space. Google introduced Instant, Bing and Yahoo completed the organic and paid search transition of their Search Alliance, Facebook handed over exclusive “Like” data access to Microsoft, and Google +1 has everyone guessing what’s [...]

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PPC in 2011

Most would agree that 2010 was a good year for the Pay per click (PPC) industry. Google AdWords continued to innovate and lead the marketplace. The floundering Yahoo Search Marketing merged with Microsoft adCenter to form the stronger Search Alliance. Facebook continued to make strides in creating a substantial PPC-based social media advertising platform. Twitter [...]

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Use Social Media to boost your SERP ranking

Have you always thought that Social Media is more of a leisure activity and can’t be use seriously for any business benefits? Think again. Social media can be used for more than branding, customer service, PR, and retention. It can also be used to support your rankings in the SERPs. Of course, social media links [...]

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