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comScore December 2009 Search Engine Rankings

Bill Hartzer

comScore, Inc. has recently updated its monthly comScore qSearch analysis of the United States search marketplace. Here’s the actual numbers as released by comScore: December 2009 U.S. Core Search Rankings comScore Core Search Report* December 2009 vs. November 2009 Total U.S. Home/Work/University Locations Source: comScore qSearch. Here’s the comScore comparison between December 2009 and November 2009: comScore Core Search Report* December 2009 vs. November 2009 Total U.S. Home/Work/University Locations Source: comScore qSearch.

comScore August 2010 Search Engine Rankings

Bill Hartzer

Every month about this time comScore releases the search engine rankings data, and I report it here. comScore, Inc. NASDAQ: SCOR) , a leader in measuring the digital world, has recently released its monthly comScore qSearch analysis of the U.S. Here are the actual numbers, as released by comScore: comScore Explicit Core Search Share Report* August 2010 vs. July 2010 Total U.S. Home/Work/University Locations Source: comScore qSearch Explicit Core Search Share Core Search Entity (%) Point Jul-10 Aug-10 Change Total Explicit Core Search 100.0% Digg this!

comScore Report: Twitter Usage Exploding in Brazil, Indonesia and Venezuela

Bill Hartzer

comScore, Inc. The comScore study found that in June 2010, about 93 million Internet users visited Twitter.com. An analysis by comScore of the five major global regions revealed that Latin America experienced the strongest audience growth, surging 305 percent to 15.4 Here are the numbers from comScore: Visitation to Twitter.com by Global Regions - June 2010 vs. June 2009.

comScore February 2010 Search Engine Rankings

Bill Hartzer

Every month about this time comScore releases the search engine rankings data, and I report it here. comScore, Inc. NASDAQ: SCOR) , a leader in measuring the digital world, releases its comScore qSearch analysis of the U.S. comScore Core Search Report* February 2010 vs. January 2010 Total U.S. Home/Work/University Locations Source: comScore qSearch. comScore Core Search Report* February 2010 vs. January 2010 Total U.S. Home/Work/University Locations Source: comScore qSearch. Home/Work/University Locations Source: comScore qSearch. percent.

comScore Search Engine Rankings for June 2009

Bill Hartzer

comScore, Inc. NASDAQ: SCOR) , a leader in measuring the digital world, has recently released its monthly comScore qSearch analysis of the United States search marketplace. According to comScore, “In June 2009, Americans conducted more than 14 billion core searches, with Google Sites accounting for 65.0 Here is the actual data, as reported by comScore: comScore Core Search Report June 2009 vs. May 2009 Total - U.S. comScore also says that we “conducted 14 billion searches in June, down slightly from May.&#. Digg this! has 19.6 Yahoo!

comScore Says Google Leads Internet in Brazil and India

Bill Hartzer

comScore, Inc. comScore reports that Google’s web sites ranked “as the most visited Internet property worldwide with 854 million unique visitors age 15 and older in July, an increase of 18-percent during the past year.&# Here are the actual numbers from comScore: Top Ten Global Internet Markets by Google Sites' Share of Time Spent July 2009 Age 15+, Home & Work Locations Source: comScore - Total Minutes (MM) -- Google Sites' Share of Total Internet Google Sites Total Minutes Spent Online. Digg this! In July, 2009, 29.8 percent). percent).

comScore Releases First Public Report of Online Usage in Singapore

Bill Hartzer

According to a new report by comScore , Internet users in Singapore spend half of their time online using social and entertainment websites. It includes a ranking of the most “engaging and visited Internet site categories and properties, based on the comScore World Metrix service, and the top search properties, based on the comScore qSearch service. comScore says that “Google Sites ranked as the most visited Internet property in Singapore with 2 million visitors in February 2009, reaching nearly 80 percent of the online population. Digg this!

Study Proves Facebook and Digg Visitors More Loyal; Twitter in Last Place

Bill Hartzer

There is a new study out that shows that people who visit Digg and Facebook are more loyal readers than on other web sites. Digg came in second place with slightly over 16%.&#. Digg 16.09%. But what about Digg users and Facebook users? Perhaps you need to pay attention to Digg and Facebook a bit more. I’m kind of surprised about Digg users. Digg this!

Fans, Followers, or Subscribers: Which Are Better For Brands.

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pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Fans, Followers, or Subscribers: Which Are Better For Brands? by Pam Dyer on September 21, 2010 Share Which one is it? Twitter or Facebook? Facebook or Twitter? These aren’t the only choices in social media platforms, but many brand marketers seem to vacillate between the two. Host videos on your Facebook page.

Some Perspectives on Pinterest

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There are a number of sites and platforms that serve as social bookmarking tools: Delicious is probably the best known one; StumbleUpon, Reddit and Digg are variations on the concept of the merging of discovery, serendipity and search, with tagging as the common thread that runs through each. You've probably heard that Pinterest is here and in a big way. Enter Pinterest's solution: Boards.

Women Dominate Social Networks | pamorama

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pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Women Dominate Social Networks by Pam Dyer on August 3, 2010 Share According to a new study from comScore , social networking sites reach a higher percentage of women than men. comScore identifies higher activity levels in social categories such as social networking, instant messenger, and e-mail. Europe 85.6%

20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools

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pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact 20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools by Pam Dyer on April 26, 2010 Share Image via Wikipedia Social media is much more than a way to stay connected and to have fun: it’s a way to market yourself, your business, and your products and services. How is your brand perceived? Wide reach. Direct feedback. Share URLs?

The Unfortunate Investment of Social Media (and its Consequences)

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Opinion , Social Media > The Unfortunate Investment of Social Media (and its Consequences) The Unfortunate Investment of Social Media (and its Consequences) by Tamar Weinberg on February 1, 2008 Share A week ago, I gave a relatively unbiased account of the “Digg revolt,&# a response to Kevin Rose’s post that there were to be algorithmic changes to Digg that likely will impact only the top submitters. Their emails and open letters to Digg have fallen on deaf ears.

How Women Use Social Media [Infographic] | pamorama

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pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact How Women Use Social Media [Infographic] by Pam Dyer on July 12, 2010 Share Social media sites are having a powerful effect on our lives. Women are online and interacting on social sites just as much — if not, more — than their male counterparts. Takeaways: 53% of adult females use social media at least on a weekly basis.

You can't fight the power of video. It's bigger than all of us.

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We’re watching videos so often, that Comscore reported in 2007 that “Americans viewed more than 7 billion video streamsonline.” Comscore stated: “YouTube.com drove the lion’s share of the video streamingactivity at the Google Sites property, with 53.5 It’s bigger than all of us. Think about this: How often do you watch video every day? Video is all around us. Themellow music.

35 Great Social Media Infographics

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link] 35 Great Social Media Infographics | pamorama « Netcrema – creme de la social news via digg + delicious + stumpleupon + reddit [.] 35 Great Social Media Infographics | pamoramapamorama.net [.] As you probably know, infographics are visual representations of information, data, or knowledge. Most of these have been scaled down or cropped. The Social Engagement Spectrum 2.

Best Social Media and Digital Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 2

Webbiquity SMM

Dan Nelms dives into a Comscore report which found that although Facebook engagement is increasing (the average time spent on the site per user per month increased from 4.6 He also notes that once-hot Digg has devolved into “the MySpace of social sharing sites.” We’re all hungry for data. Marketers, we’re told, need to think like publishers. hours to 6.3 hours.

Facebook is Now the Leading Publisher of Web Display Ads

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According to comScore, it’s now the leading publisher of display ads in the U.S. Data from comScore shows that Facebook served 176.3 Facebook’s ad growth also reflects increased demand from both large and small advertisers, says comScore Chief Marketing Officer Linda Abraham. pulling ahead of long-time leader Yahoo. billion ads to U.S. billion and 60.2

How Social Media Can Affect Your Search Engine Rankings

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Source: comScore. Other social websites like Pinterest, Reddit, Digg, StumbleUpon, and FourSquare. The big three, i.e. Facebook, Twitter, and Google+, play quite important role when it comes to social ranking factors, but you should not ignore the potential of other user-driven social websites like Pinterest, Reddit, Digg, StumbleUpon, and FourSquare. Source: SEL. Source: Inc.

Social Media: A Cheat Sheet [Infographic]

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and tells you how each one stacks up in terms of: Customer communication Brand exposure Ability to drive traffic to your site SEO Overall, YouTube and Digg post the best results, although YouTube falters in the traffic area and Digg isn’t a great tool for customer communication. Are you unsure about how to engage your audience via Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and the rest?

4 Social Media Trends for Business in 2010

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pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact 4 Social Media Trends for Business in 2010 by Pam Dyer on January 22, 2010 Share StumbleUpon, Twitter, FriendFeed, Facebook, Digg, Xing… The list keeps growing as social media becomes intertwined in the daily lives of brands and consumers. We’re in the midst of a fundamental shift in communication. But the social Web is an evolving platform — some tools return terrific results, while others don’t work quite as well as they used to. Live the 80% rule. Real time is *not* fast enough.

How I Met a Celebrity by Using Craigslist

Bill Hartzer

Digg this! comScore Releases August 2009 Search Engine Rankings comScore, Inc. NASDAQ: SCOR) has released their monthly comScore. Over this past weekend, my wife and I had the pleasure of a brief third visit from a real, honest-to-goodness, “household name&# celebrity. This time, it was this celebrity’s husband visiting our home. And I was lazy this time.

5 Essential Spreadsheets for Social Media Analytics

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ComScore: Social Universe Still Quickly Expanding [STUDY]. 1. Share this story to Facebook Twitter Digg Google Buzz LinkedIn. Top Stories Photo & Video Galleries Top Lists Trending Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video More Topics. People Recommended Mashable Staff More people. Jobs Join Mashable on Google+ Welcome to Mashable! World Featured in US & World Videos Featured: Grammys YouTube Google+. Trending Stories. Apple: Access to Contacts Will Require Explicit Permission. 9. What I Really Do: The Best Examples of the Job-Themed Meme. February 9, 2012 by Ann Smarty.

12 Reasons to Use Social Media to Grow Your Business

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SEO benefits: Many social media bookmarking sites use NOFOLLOW tags that limit the outbound link value of posts made on their sites, but there are still many leading sites that allow DOFOLLOW tags — including Friendfeed, Digg, and Mixx. Here are 12 compelling reasons to use social media to help grow your business: 1. Are you using social media to grow your business? Good stuff! Thanks.

Top 50 USA Web Properties for April 2009

Bill Hartzer

comScore, Inc. They do this every month, and it’s based on data from their comScore Media Metrix service. Here is the data for April 2009: Table 1 comScore Top 10 Gaining Properties by Percentage Change in Unique Visitors* (U.S.) Table 2 comScore Top 10 Gaining Site Categories* by Percentage Change in Unique Visitors (U.S.) Home, Work and University Locations Unique Visitors (000) Source: comScore Media Metrix Unique Visitors Rank Property (000) Total Internet : Total Audience 192,875 1 Google Sites 155,319 2 Yahoo! Digg this! million visitors.

Top 100 Most Innovative and Influential People in the Web 2.0 World

Bill Hartzer

In the social networking category, Mark Zuckerberg, the Founder of Facebook , beat out Kevin Rose, the Founder of Digg. Kevin Rose, Founder, Digg. 3. Digg this! Related posts: comScore Releases August 2009 Search Engine Rankings comScore, Inc. NASDAQ: SCOR) has released their monthly comScore. world. Enterprise & Cloud Computing. News/Media. Greentech.

100+ Social Media Monitoring Tools

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Monitor Monitor is a  social media monitoring platform with support for 150 million blogs and thousands of news sources including Twitter, Youtube, Digg, Flickr, and Technorati. link] 100+ Social Media Monitoring Tools | pamorama « Netcrema – creme de la social news via digg + delicious + stumpleupon + reddit [.] Analytic.ly Is it good news or bad news? Broad coverage.

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How Fortune 100 Companies are Leveraging Social Media [Infographic]

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pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact How Fortune 100 Companies are Leveraging Social Media [Infographic] by Pam Dyer on March 14, 2010 Share Burson-Martseller , a leading global public relations and communications firm,  recently released a report detailing how the Fortune 100 companies are using social platforms. Thanks for visiting, Michael!

Average Age of a Facebook User? 38. [Infographic] | pamorama

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pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Average Age of a Facebook User? Infographic] by Pam Dyer on September 14, 2010 Share The demographics of the most popular social networking sites are changing quickly and, once again, the team at Flowtown has done a great job of compiling the latest statistics about Facebook users and social network usage in general. 

12 Social Media Marketing Myths

Pamorama

Yes, many social media tools are free to use, including Facebook, YouTube, Flickr, the social network building tool Ning, and content aggregators like StumbleUpon and Digg. Many tools can drive traffic, including Twitter, Digg, StumbleUpon, blogs, and SEO, but word of mouth trumps them all  — one friend telling another, “Hey, check this out!&# is very powerful. pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact 12 Social Media Marketing Myths by Pam Dyer on January 19, 2010 Share For brands, resistance to social media is futile. It’s a fad.

We're Addicted to Social Networks: 48% of Us Check Them in Bed

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pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact We’re Addicted to Social Networks: 48% of Us Check Them in Bed by Pam Dyer on March 21, 2010 Share If you had any doubt about the extent to which Facebook, Twitter, and other social platforms have taken over people’s lives, stats like these should help put them to rest. msigeek This is Funntassticc.! Great post.

Calculate the Value of Your Facebook Page

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pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Calculate the Value of Your Facebook Page by Pam Dyer on May 19, 2010 Share Marketers are clamoring for data to determine the ROI of their social-media efforts, and a new free tool called the Social Page Evaluator , from social media management company Vitrue , is here to help. The Social Page Evaluator is easy to use.

How to Monitor Your Brand Using Twitter Search

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pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact How to Monitor Your Brand Using Twitter Search by Pam Dyer on February 24, 2010 Share More and more business and organizations are beginning to realize that Twitter is an excellent (and free) way for them to monitor how people feel about their brand, company, or product. With users pouring out their thoughts in 140-character bursts, a great deal of discussion revolves around products and services. These tweets are very relevant because other consumers can read and be affected by them. It was created by by John Haydon.

The Social Habit: Who Uses Social Media and How

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pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact The Social Habit: Who Uses Social Media and How by Pam Dyer on June 22, 2010 Share Edison Research just released its latest report on social network usage. The study compares the behavior and demographics of frequent users of social media to those of the population at large. Here are the principal findings from the report: 1.

Social Media From A to Z: A Glossary

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Digg : Digg is a social news Web site that allows members to submit and vote for articles. Newsvine : Newsvine is a social news site similar to Digg in which users submit and vote for stories to be shared and read by other members of the community. Reddit : Reddit is a social news site similar to Digg and Newsvine. But never fear! An example of this is the Twitter API.

Facebook Becomes Most Popular US Web Site

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Comscore still ranks Google ahead of Facebook — it’s the top site by reach (81% of the U.S. Tagged as: comScore , engagement , Facebook , Hitwise , Social Media , traffic [link] Vijay Awesome Article. pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Facebook Becomes Most Popular U.S. according to Hitwise. population).

Analysis of Five Top Blogs and What You Can Learn from Them

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

However, comScore, the leading internet marketing research firm recently did a study on Kontera In-Text ads and found among other things, that we’re actually one of the least disruptive ad formats. Digg Diigo Disqus Dopplr Facebook Fetch Flickr FriendFeed gdgt Google Reader Identi.ca There is a trend among many new (and even old) bloggers. They have been around for years now. Clearly!

Ford Sets Record for Biggest Tweetup Ever

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pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Ford Sets Record for Biggest Tweetup Ever by Pam Dyer on December 3, 2009 Share Setting a Guinness World Record is a classic way to drum up publicity. One of my favorites of the holiday variety was the largest-ever gathering of Santa Clauses , when almost 13,000 people in Northern Ireland dressed up as Santa or Santa’s helper — nothing says Christmas like a sea of Kris Kringles. Never before has a group of car owners created such a sustained buzz for a new car. So far, Fiesta agents have traveled more than 1.4

Real-Time News Curation - Types And Real-World Examples

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WHEN Kevin Rose, a former host on the TechTV channel, created Digg in 2004 - before Facebook caught on and two years before Twitter’s start - the idea of a "social news" site, with content chosen by citizen-editors, was novel. Todd Wasserman - New York Times - Can Digg Find Its Way in the Crowd? As I wrote, " aggregation is automated, curation is manual ". Types of Curation 1.

16 Free Must-Read eBooks About Social Media

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