Marketing and business books in Amazon’s Kindle Spring Sale

I’m a firm believer that you should always be learning, and I’ve always been an avid reader. Since the Kindle was launched, it’s never been quicker and easier to access a wide variety of writing, particularly niche books which previously may have been expensive and hard to find. And the frequent sales and offers on […]

Improving The Activity Stream In Social Reports

We’ve redesigned the Google Analytics Social Reports to make it easier to see the conversations and activity happening surrounding your content on our Social Data Hub Partners. We’re introducing 2 new reports that make it easier to consume this data: Data Hub Activity Trackbacks The activity stream was previously available via drill down from the […]

Majestic SEO Launch Webmaster Tools

Updates and changes are coming thick and fast for Majestic SEO, but today’s announcement is a significant one. As from noon today Majestic SEO launch their own Webmaster Tools. Free and Paid users can also authenticate all of their sites via Google Webmaster Tools (more accounts for higher subscriptions) which means that if you verify a site […]

The State of Search & Social – #RIMC13

A great intro from Bas at the Reykjavik Internet Marketing Conference to the ‘State of  Search & Social’ track. Ever the historian – Bas states that the first guy that ever got social right was Jesus… then one of his followers unfollowed him… Starting with the general idea of Search. In times before a great […]

The Best SEO Tools: What, How, and Why

I have a confession to make: I am an SEO tools junkie. In the good old days I had a team of programmers in-house who developed tools to my vision. Today, there are so many fantastic tools on the market that there is no need to deal with the hassles of home grown tools. In […]

A Photo Is Worth A Thousand Links: SMX West

In San Jose the last few days SMX West took place. Gemma Birch is there and reports back on some of the sessions for State of Search. The phenomenal rise of Pinterest has confirmed that images are more popular and important than ever before. This final session of the day looked at how we can better […]

Is Social Media Bad For Your Phone

No doubt many of you reading this use social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and others on a daily, if not hourly basis. However, have you ever stopped for a minute to think about the negative impacts that this kind of social media usage has on both our phones and mobile devices, […]

Social Visualization of Brand & Culture: IBM Voices Does the Talking

About today’s guest post: As companies mature their online presence though more robust social engagement, individuals within those companies are advancing use of social technologies to communicate and collaborate publicly. At the same time, consumers’ evolving use of social platforms has lead to increased expectations for brand information discovery, consumption and engagement. The surfacing of […]

Think Visibility Roundup – TV9 – March 2013

Another super weekender in Leeds in the form of Think Visibility 9. Celebrating Birthday #5, this March’s Thinkvis seemed to be held on every floor of the Alea Casino and I seem to have made more friends than ever… which means I also have more incriminating photos than ever (you know who you are). Without […]