The (Digital) Year in Review

Last week, comScore released its 2010 U.S. Digital Year in Review. comScore describes this report as, “its annual report on the prevailing digital trends of the past year and their implications for the future.” There probably aren’t many surprises here for those who’ve been keeping reasonably abreast of the big trends, but there are some [...]

How To: Use Google Suggest for Market Research

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Recently, I was amused by the site suggestoftheday.com. It’s a site that shows Google Suggest results and pokes fun at the suggestions generated by Google users. The results range from “My hair is a bird your argument is invalid” (generated by the suggestion “my hair” to several variations on “is it impossible to lick your [...]

Reputation Management and Social Media

A new report from the Pew Internet & American Life Project found that Web users in their older teens and their 20s are more apt to guard their reputations online. By comparison, the older demographic is less privacy-concious. Pew attributes the rise in young adult reputation management to the increase in workplace policies surrounding social [...]

How Much is a Google Top Spot Worth?

Chitika, a search-based online advertising network, says in a report that top rankings on Google is worth double the traffic of ranking in the number 2 spot. You can find all the numbers here…

Looking for flights with legroom? InsideTrip boasts the answers

InsideTrip today unveiled — for the second time — an Internet search service that allows users to sort flights by trip quality. The search service spits out a results with a TripQuality score on a scale of one to 100. The score is based on 12 factors such as number of stops, legroom, travel duration [...]

U.S. Internet ad spending to increase 10.8% this year

New report from Research firm eMarketer said Monday that it has revised its forecast for U.S. Internet ad spending upward to 10.8% growth this year compared with 2009.

SMX Advanced Seattle is Already Sold Out, Still Ways to Participate

It turns out that the Search Marketing Expo team has already sold out their all access passes for their Seattle Conference: http://searchmarketingexpo.com/advanced/ on June 8th – 9th at the Bell Harbor Conference Center. This show covers everything to do with Search including optimization, industry trends, tips for driving traffic and increasing conversions – all tailored [...]