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  • ADAM SHERK  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 12, 2010
    [Data, Research] Borrowing Content Was Happening Long Before Blogging
    The Most Popular NFL Teams on Twitter and Facebook: 2010 Season Pew Research News Survey: Findings on Search Engines, Social Networks and Twitter Why the News Business Isn’t Profitable Categories Public Relations Publishing SEO Social Media Popular Posts The Most Overused Buzzwords and Marketing Speak in Press Releases Facebook Pages: Which News Sites Get the Most Engagement? We poached material constantly, from newspapers, from other publications — even from Time. Copying from Time was a fact-checker’s dream, because we knew they took accuracy very seriously over there.
  • PROACTIVE REPORT  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 21, 2010
    [Data, Research] Listening to the Online Conversation
    Social media offers you the opportunity of doing in-depth research, listening to conversations and hearing feedback we’ve never had access to before. There are tools to mine that data and get intelligence that can inform your PR strategy and hone the messaging. Based on this data Hennessy created a tour called Hennessy Artistry. For the past 100 years companies have had the luxury of deciding what products they want to make and sell, what their brand message will be and how they will deliver it to their audience. The Internet changed that. Listen, learn and respond.
  • ADAM SHERK  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2009
    [Data, Research] Google Living Stories – Just Snazzy Topic Pages or is Google on to.
    The Most Popular NFL Teams on Twitter and Facebook: 2010 Season Pew Research News Survey: Findings on Search Engines, Social Networks and Twitter Why the News Business Isn’t Profitable Categories Public Relations Publishing SEO Social Media Popular Posts The Most Overused Buzzwords and Marketing Speak in Press Releases Facebook Pages: Which News Sites Get the Most Engagement? Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Google Living Stories – Just Snazzy Topic Pages or is Google onto Something? So bottom line, are Living Stories a good idea?
  • ADAM SHERK  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2010
    [Data, Research] News Sites: Tame Your Blog Tags
    The Most Popular NFL Teams on Twitter and Facebook: 2010 Season Pew Research News Survey: Findings on Search Engines, Social Networks and Twitter Why the News Business Isn’t Profitable Categories Public Relations Publishing SEO Social Media Popular Posts The Most Overused Buzzwords and Marketing Speak in Press Releases Facebook Pages: Which News Sites Get the Most Engagement? Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk News Sites: Tame Your Blog Tags by Adam Sherk on February 19, 2010 Ever notice all the tags that some blogs add to their posts?
  • WRITTENT BLOG  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 23, 2014
    [Data, Research] How to Start a Blog: 8 Hacks to Skyrocket Traffic 1000% a Month
    You’ll hear this advice often, and unless you’ve got glaring problems like editing issues or terrible research habits, it’s going to be difficult to apply. Perform Original Research. Create a survey that fills a need for information in your industry, promote the heck out of it, and publish your results (after adequate analysis and data scrubbing). Figuring out how to start a blog isn’t the hard part. It isn’t easy, but I’ve succeeded at growing traffic to a new blog 1000% a month for 9 consecutive months with some pretty scrappy content creation and promotion tactics.
  • BILL HARTZER  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2011
    [Data, Research] Search Engine Marketing Job Opening
    Thorough keyword research / selection. o On-page optimization. Making strategic decisions based on performance data and budget. TouchStorm , a leader in online editorial video, has a job opening for a search engine marketer, someone who knows both search engine optimization and search engine marketing (PPC). Here is the job description, as recently forwarded to me: Search Engine Marketer (SEO, SEM), TouchStorm. Digital video is a shiny toy that delivers fantastic results in the right hands. We believe in editorial video and use it to create massive reach and engagement.
  • DAVE FLEET  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 15, 2010
    [Data, Research] Sysomos Audience Moves Towards Measuring Social Media ROI
    For example, people are much more likely to be serious sales leads if they’ve been researching other competitive products first than if they’ve just clicked through from a random site. Of course, it doesn’t remove the hands-on targeting and tailoring work that goes into each project, but this kind of data would still be immensely valuable. Social media ROI is a hot topic right now, as social media begins to (slowly) mature. After several weeks of back and forth, and rescheduled meetings, I finally managed to get a demo of Sysomos Audience last week. Sales.
  • THE SOCIAL MEDIA INCUBATOR  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2012
    [Data, Research] Pinterest Breaks Through to the Top 50 Websites!
    The Internet research marketing company, comScore, announced their data for the most visited websites and Pinterest attracted approximately 25.3 As a research tool to explore topics from people and companies you follow. Wow, did we see this one coming? million visitors while breaking through to join the top 49 in ranks this past September, continuing on in this online social media marketing frenzy. According to Maxymiser.com , Pinterest has a higher referral traffic than Twitter, although number one in the ranks is the very well known social media company , Facebook.
  • WRITTENT BLOG  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 17, 2013
    [Data, Research] Macklemore, Upworthy, and Content Marketing Strategy News of the Week
    According to all of the latest case studies and research reports, digital brand publishing is growing faster than ever. Gregory Ciotti’s analysis on the Kissmetrics blog is spot-on, and driven by Upworthy staff member’s quotations and data. Inspiration and motivation can come from some rather unlikely places. From independent rap superstars who gain a following without the backing of a record-label, to a content curation website which focuses primarily on positivity, the incredible power of content shines through this week’s top stories on content marketing strategy. With over 2.2
  • PROBLOGGER  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 9, 2015
    [Data, Research] The Structure of a Proper Client Proposal That Will Land You a Blogging Gig
    As much as possible, try using research data when talking about problems. Research content for their audience, show a couple of popular posts, and suggest similar topics that will do well. Whatever their goal is, spend a little time doing research, and include your recommendations. This is a guest contribution from Karol K. Struggling to make money blogging, aren’t you? SEO doesn’t seem to work for you. Neither does social media. And don’t even get me started on commenting on other blogs and online forums … it’s just noise. It will pass.
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2008
    [Data, Research] Content IS your Brand
    Because of Google – everyone today has access to research that we have never had before. Therefore shoppers (B2C) and buyers (B2B) are armed with more data than ever before and its going to get worse thanks to social media. So when you are considering a purchase what's the first thing you do – Google it. In Web 1.0 we saw companies create websites as outposts of their companies and immediately everyone had to have one. But in today's Web 2.0 world all you have now is your content. used to hate hearing in the Web 1.0 world – content is King. But you know what? It came true.
  • ADAM SHERK  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 12, 2010
    [Data, Research] Video Interview: Rupert Murdoch He Don't Like Search So Much
    Pew Research News Survey: Findings on Search Engines, Social Networks and Twitter Free Tools for Monitoring Hot Search Trends Leave a Comment Subscribe (1-2 posts per week) Connect with Me Recent Posts Which News Sites Get the Most Social Media Engagement? Shining a Spotlight on Video News Webmaster Tools: Updates to Search queries, Parameter handling and Messages Twitter data lets NPR glimpse a future of app-loving news junkies Shared Items Disclaimer The opinions expressed on this blog are Adam Sherks own and do not necessarily reflect the views of his company or its clients.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  TUESDAY, JULY 5, 2011
    [Data, Research] The Commonsense Time-saver We All Missed
    Google —the most powerful research tool in the world. Bonus: Apply this concept to other areas such as analyzing data on various websites. This guest post is by Stephen Guise of Deep Existence. You’ve been wasting time in the blogging process, whether you know it or not. When I reveal this simple idea, it will figuratively smack you in the face with its clear benefits. It’s not that your current method is bad. just happened to stumble upon an intuitive time-saver that will help you. Use a dedicated bookmarks toolbar folder for new posts. Probably not. Sorry Yahoo!
  • WWW.CREATIVEDEVELOPMENT.COM.AU  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2010
    [Data, Research] A Comparison of Social Advertising – Digg, Facebook, Reddit
    Sources [ 1 ][ 2 ][ 3 ] [ 1 ] [ 1 ] [ 2 ] + Own data Own Data Own Data Target Level Category Home (50 options) Any subreddit (hundreds) keyword targeting section targeting keyword targeting The data available on each online advertiser was sparse to say the least. In the end, we included some of our own data to give a more complete picture.Our assessment of the situation is as follows; Digg.com – Most data we could find indicated that it is VERY expensive to advertise on Digg for the amount of click-through you get. 01% (.01% 01% – 5%) 6.49%.01%
  • ADAM SHERK  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20, 2010
    [Data, Research] Top 10 Reasons The New York Times is Really Putting up a Paywall
    The Most Popular NFL Teams on Twitter and Facebook: 2010 Season Pew Research News Survey: Findings on Search Engines, Social Networks and Twitter Why the News Business Isn’t Profitable Categories Public Relations Publishing SEO Social Media Popular Posts The Most Overused Buzzwords and Marketing Speak in Press Releases Facebook Pages: Which News Sites Get the Most Engagement? There is additional information in the NYTco press release , and Jim Romenesko and others have published the staff memo. Most likely the result will fall somewhere in between. But I gave it a shot. It happens.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2013
    [Data, Research] Don’t Let Your Brain Destroy Your Blog Business
    Your brain is pretty clever.  It doesn’t know everything and it knows that it doesn’t know everything, so it’s become incredibly efficient at painting a picture of yourself and the world that’s based on limited, incomplete and inaccurate data. ” Social psychologists call this  motivated reasoning , and recent research using FMRI brain scans shows that when you make a logical, objective assessment of what’s in front of you, it is in fact anything but logical and objective. This guest post is by Steve of thecodeofextraordinarychange.com. The U.S.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 30, 2015
    [Data, Research] PBEVENT 2015: A Roundup of Tips and Advice Shared at the ProBlogger Training Event Sessions
    You can learn more about this at How to Stop Spam Bots from Ruining Your Analytics Referral Data. To see why, read A Guide to Using Data Analytics to Optimize Your Content Marketing Strategies. Research the names of brand managers. credit: Mick Russell. On August 14 and 15, more than 700 bloggers and online creatives descended upon the RACV Royal Pines on Australia’s Gold Coast for two days of learning and networking at the ProBlogger Training Event. We had wonderful speakers – Pamela Wilson from Big Brand System and Copyblogger , Heather B. Look at your life.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2011
    [Data, Research] Monthly Trends + How to Instantly Triple Your Post Ideas
    Research the historical angle or backstory of an event. The combination of finding a trend and researching historical data yielded the post Filmmakers Who Started At Sundance. There are myriad stories hiding in history. A bit of research might reveal an angle you never considered. 9. For many bloggers, coming up with ideas for great posts is one of the biggest challenges. The good news is that if you have an idea for one post that will appeal to your readership, odds are, you have at least one more. How so? By covering a story from a different angle. Look for trends.
  • IDACONCPTS  |  THURSDAY, MAY 5, 2016
    [Data, Research] Don’t Get Harpooned in a Whaling Scam
    Still, it’s still a major concern, with the majority of large data breaches caused by individuals who fall for phishing messages. Hackers begin by thoroughly researching the target and capturing as much information as possible, including direct phone numbers, email addresses, and contact lists. Even if the message appears to come from another executive, or your boss, it’s better to confirm than be responsible for the loss of huge sums of money — or a major data breach. It’s Monday morning. You arrive at work bright and early, ready to tackle the day. Congratulations.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 2012
    [Data, Research] Social Pros 12 – Derek Halpern, Social Triggers
    Huge thanks to data-driven social media management software company Argyle Social for their presenting sponsorship, as well as Infusionsoft and Jim Kukral at DigitalBookLaunch. They released a lot of data from the past three months, and they’re basing their findings on 327 billion ad impressions from 235 advertising clients. They basically have aggregated some of their client data. All these data points are cut by geography. This is Episode 12 of the Social Pros Podcast : Real People Doing Real Work in Social Media. Listen Now. The RSS feed is: [link]. The U.S.
  • VIPER CHILL  |  MONDAY, MARCH 1, 2010
    [Data, Research] 28 Resources from My Internet Marketing Toolbox
    Analytics & Research In a survey across thousands of large companies who actively monitor their stats online, only 35% stated that they actually changed their website based on what they saw. There are three modes: Overlay (click data), Heatmap (popular areas) and Confetti (each individual click on the page). Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!" You are here: ViperChill » Business » 28 Resources from My Internet Marketing Toolbox 28 Resources from My Internet Marketing Toolbox Written by Glen, this post has 78 Comments Have you heard of Matt Wadsworth? Hahahaha!
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 2008
    [Data, Research] KMWorld.com: What are people searching for and where are they looking?
    Research Reports. Research Centers. But that was balanced out by the search for "data on a yacht." Data on a yacht. But we had no data for personal searches. Nevertheless, while not surprising, the data on where professionals are looking for information is discouraging. The wealth of data in the "hidden Web" is apparently untapped. How we will manage to apply automatic assessment and weighting factors to information to find the good stuff is certainly a research topic that will keep doctoral students going for a long time. White Papers.
  • JOSH S PETERS  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 6, 2009
    [Data, Research] Internet Marketing Basics: Understanding Our Search Engine Overlords
    Keyword research is something that I have always had a bit of trouble with but thankfully there are a few tools to help us out. They get their info from the dynamic process of crawling and building a data base (or search engine index) of the information they find. Bolle Ski Goggles Very informative post, especially the tools are really helpful in keyword research. It seems like ages since i wrote on my blog, and for that I apologize. The new gig has kept me more than busy and I’ve just been running on empty when I got time for the blog. They don’t.
  • VIPER CHILL  |  MONDAY, MAY 10, 2010
    [Data, Research] How to Build a Superblog: Insights from the Technorati Top 10
    That criteria, based on “Authority&# , is determined as follows: Authority is calculated based on a site’s linking behaviour, categorization and other associated data over a short, finite period of time. used data from Compete.com which isn’t totally accurate but should give a decent estimation as to how much traffic these sites are receiving. Building a Superblog I already had quite a few ideas in mind about what it takes to build a Superblog which the research above has confirmed for me. always appreciate the anount of research you pass on. Thank you.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  THURSDAY, MAY 24, 2012
    [Data, Research] Social Pros 17 – Maria Ogneva, Yammer
    Huge thanks to data-driven social media management software company Argyle Social for their presenting sponsorship, as well as Infusionsoft , Janrain , and Jim Kukral at DigitalBookLaunch. Until something game-changing happens, like somebody very big or important loses their privacy data or something, even then it won’t really matter. For those of you who are not as familiar with Yammer, it’s an enterprise social network that brings together people that work in your company; content, conversations, business data, all together into a single location. Listen Now.
  • SOCIAL MEDIA NETWORK MARKETING  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 14, 2010
    [Data, Research] How To Measure Your Social Media Efforts
    Social Media Network - Marketing Social Media, Social Media Network, SMN, Social Media Network Online, Online Reputation Management, ORM, Digital Space, Interactive, Web, Blog Advertising Marketing, Buzz, Affiliate Marketing Program, Freelance, Mobile, Data Understanding, Business, Technology, CRM, Consumer, Direct Marketing, Mass Communication, Sell Online, Sell Products Online, Money, Home Jobs, Shopping, LifeStyle And More creativecommons.org Social Media Network - Marketing by Pervara Kapadia is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Social Media Ne.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2012
    [Data, Research] Build Your List Before You Launch, Using Launchrock
    Since viral marketing tactics are only one piece of the puzzle, though, you should take into account keyword research while crafting your title as well. The best way to make the decision about which social networks to prioritize is to make a data-driven decision. This lack of integration is troubling to me, but fortunately Launchrock makes it easy for you to export your data in a.csv format that is then easily imported into a system like Mailchimp, through Launchrock Insights. This guest post is by John Doherty of Distilled NYC. If so, this post is for you. succinct. link].
  • PROBLOGGER  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2012
    [Data, Research] How I Expanded the Demographic of My Niche Blog to Include Every Person Online
    knew I needed to take stats data with a pinch of salt, but there must have been some truth to them after all. But my research had shown considerable demand for such material. This guest post is by Sonal Pandey of Tap Easy. Some things don’t get better with time. This was going to be one such case. Here I was, sharing an awesome technique capable of changing lives, but not many were paying attention. My niche had the perfect demographic—open-minded, receptive, and suitably educated, with interests ranging from psychology to health and fitness. It got worse. Stats sleuthing.
  • VIPER CHILL  |  MONDAY, APRIL 19, 2010
    [Data, Research] How to Make Money With Blogs & Blogging
    We currently have 1 UK mobile phone module with a video games price comparison module due by 1st May but are always interested to hear from affiliates who have price comparison data they might like to offer via the system. Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!" You are here: ViperChill » Income » $0-$5,000 Per Month: How to Make Money with Blogs $0-$5,000 Per Month: How to Make Money with Blogs Written by Glen, this post has 115 Comments Note from Glen : At your request, I’ve added a Print option to the bottom of all posts. Just something to think about. Thanks man!
  • PROBLOGGER  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2012
    [Data, Research] Set a Posting Schedule that Encourages Shares and Pageviews
    The following information was taken from data received in 2011 (social shares apply to Facebook and Twitter). According to research, content posted on Thursdays gets more shares than any other day—10% more in fact. This guest post is by Lindsey Dahlberg of Bloggingtips.com. We’ve all heard the saying, “great content gets shared.” But what happens if yours isn’t getting shared? Does that mean you don’t have great content? Not necessarily. It could mean you have top-notch content, but you’re not posting it at the most opportunistic times of day. Social shares. Best days.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 10, 2012
    [Data, Research] 872 Subscribers in 24 Hours?!
    Here’s the fully baked way of getting it done: Releasing a book: Research exactly what angle will most interest your audience, then do the work to create the best possible book that you can ( reaching out to 30 industry experts and soliciting chapters from them if necessary). Doing a survey: Come up with a series of questions to which data-driven answers would be valuable to your audience, and then crafting a detailed survey to gather that information. This guest post is by Danny Iny of Firepole Marketing. Could you get 872 new subscribers in just 24 hours? No, not necessarily.
  • ADAM SHERK  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2010
    [Data, Research] What Horrible Things Did Time Magazine Do in 1964?
    The Most Popular NFL Teams on Twitter and Facebook: 2010 Season Pew Research News Survey: Findings on Search Engines, Social Networks and Twitter Why the News Business Isn’t Profitable Categories Public Relations Publishing SEO Social Media Popular Posts The Most Overused Buzzwords and Marketing Speak in Press Releases Facebook Pages: Which News Sites Get the Most Engagement? Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk What Horrible Things Did Time Magazine Do in 1964? So what was up with Time magazine in 1964? They printed stills from it. Out of order.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 8, 2013
    [Data, Research] How to Curate 6,000 Pieces of Content This Year
    Spinning Data into Content. Instead, they use one piece of data – a research report, for example – and spin it into many different pieces of content telling individual stories from the report tailored to specific demographics. Todd Wheatland, Kelly OCG @toddwheatland. Todd Wheatland, VP of Marketing at Kelly OCG, joins the  Social Pros Podcast  from Content Marketing World in Sydney, Australia this week to discuss producing massive amounts of relevant content, curating your personal brand, and how to get your followers to share your content. Listen Now .
  • SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGERY  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2009
    [Data, Research] Twenty Theses for Government 2.0, Cluetrain Style | Social Media.
    You do not work in a place that just can’t just use social media because your data is too sensitive.  Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0 Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 Government 2.0 Miscellaneous Personal Prof. Development Social Media Twenty Theses for Government 2.0, This is even more true now.  Ever since President Obama’s “Transparency and Open Government&# memo was issued a few weeks ago, it seems that every one of our clients is asking about social media.  Be humble. 
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2010
    [Data, Research] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #22
    "A hot newish topic is data visualization and infographics - the processing of complex data into easy-to-understand and visually stimulating images. Morgan Stanley's technology research team put together this super-comprehensive look at the state of the online world. Most of the data is both surprising and inspiring. data visualization. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? " (Alistair for Hugh). Mind Wide Open - The Psychologist. " (Alistair for Mitch). bitcurrent.
  • TONIDELRIO.COM  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2010
    [Data, Research] YES, WE CAN: Measure Social Media
    This is called “new media&# for a reason, as this is so new, there wont be enough data to commit ROI to the company but you can surely  define some very basic assumptions to measure the “size of the risk&# and find an estimate break-even point. Pick a tool and undertake research There are several tools, both paid and free, to measure Social Media impact. As a thumb rule, I usually request the Agency to allocate 5% of the budget to research whenever we are trying a new vehicle. Define the “R” – Define the expected results? New: Prezi Meeting iPad new iOS4.2:
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 9, 2010
    [Data, Research] Social Media Budget Ratio in B2B Marketing
    One question has popped up a few times to I thought it was worthy of some research and comparative analysis to give you a very clear answer. Which prompted a question by Scott Zosel about how much should you allocate for Social Media in your budget –  and so I created the Social Media Budget Ratio (SMBR) post back in 2008 which was good but it lacked historical data like I have now. In my new advisory role for the member s of MENG I have been getting a bunch of questions from the members that are making great fodder for blog posts. So here is my take …. Tweet This! Digg this!
  • WWW.MCKINSEYQUARTERLY.COM  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2009
    [Data, Research] Six ways to make Web 2.0 work - The McKinsey Quarterly - Six ways Web 2.0 work - Business Technology - Application Management
    Of the companies we interviewed for our research, all were using at least one of these tools. Back to top Research by our colleagues shows how differences in collaboration are correlated with large differences in corporate performance. 1 Our most recent Web 2.0 By contrast, our research shows the applications that drive the most value through participatory technologies often aren’t those that management expects. Managers stay abreast of their progress and provide direction by using tools that make it easy to mine data on workflows. First time here? work Web 2.0
  • WWW.GUARDIAN.CO.UK  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2010
    [Data, Research] Curated computing is no substitute for the personal and handmade
    The Apple software (including Boot ROM code), any third party software, documentation, interfaces, content, fonts and any data accompanying this License whether preinstalled on Apple-branded hardware, on disk, in read only memory, on any other media or in any other form (collectively the “Apple Software&# ) are licensed, not sold, to you by Apple Inc. (“Apple&# ) for use only under the terms of this License. Im all for it. But theres something important to note about all these curatorial roles I enjoy: none of them are coercive. Second, the tailored. You dont like it.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 2, 2012
    [Data, Research] Social Pros 27 – Jeremiah Owyang and Rebecca Lieb
    Read on for insights from Jay Baer  plus Eric Boggs ‘s Social Media Stat of the Week ( This week : 76% of CMOs think that social has a measurable impact on sales and social data impacts decisions for 89% of CMOs.). Huge thanks to data-driven social media management software company Argyle Social for their presenting sponsorship, as well as Infusionsoft , Janrain , and Jim Kukral at DigitalBookLaunch. Rebecca Leib , both from noteworthy, social media and content analyst organization, Altimeter Group, who put together some very fascinating research recently. Listen Now.
  • STAY N' ALIVE  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2010
    [Data, Research] Twitter Misleads. Bloggers Take the Bait. About that Facebook vs. Twitter Infographic…
    Hopefully others can see through that (and bloggers do their own research), but mostly, I hope this agency notifies bloggers of their serious inaccuracy. Back in April I shared how Twitter was misleading the media and its users into thinking the numbers it was reporting were comparable to Facebook’s. The Infographic, created by Digital Surgeons , which is supposed to be a “Digital Marketing Agency&# , boasts a whole bunch of figures based on a total user base of 500 million for Facebook, and 106 million for Twitter.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2012
    [Data, Research] Blog Smarter: A Step-by-step Strategy to Boost Your AdSense Earnings
    Also, on the left sidebar, change the type of match from “Broad” to “Exact” (this is to ensure the data will be more reliable). don’t be afraid to spend some hours researching and composing it). This guest post is by Daniel Scocco of DailyBlogTips.com. Let’s start with a question: What’s the single most important factor when it comes to making money with Google AdSense? It’s organic traffic (i.e. traffic from Google and other search engines). Here’s a simple example to illustrate the point. How come? The long tail.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  TUESDAY, JULY 17, 2012
    [Data, Research] Build Better Blog SEO with Rich Snippets
    Both Google and Bing take these microformats and behind-the-scenes data structures into account when deciding how they’ll rank content. To make your web properties more appealing to the search engines, the first thing you should do is head over to the Google-sponsored Rich Snippets Testing Tool to do some research. Let’s say your website is heavily dependent on reviews—either from customers or data feeds. This guest post is by Matt Beswick. Bloggers and webmasters are always looking for an edge when it comes to ranking highly against the giants in their field.
  • ADAM SHERK  |  TUESDAY, JULY 28, 2009
    [Data, Research] Article Highlights: Good for Users, Good for Search Engines
    Pew Research News Survey: Findings on Search Engines, Social Networks and Twitter Great Example of a Multimedia News Article from ESPN.com Google News Now Recrawling Updated Articles Do People Search for “Breaking News”? Shining a Spotlight on Video News Webmaster Tools: Updates to Search queries, Parameter handling and Messages Twitter data lets NPR glimpse a future of app-loving news junkies Shared Items Disclaimer The opinions expressed on this blog are Adam Sherks own and do not necessarily reflect the views of his company or its clients.
  • ADAM SHERK  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2009
    [Data, Research] I Hope News Corp Does Block its Content from Google
    Why An Exclusive Wall Street Journal (or News Corp) Deal Wouldn’t Help Bing Jeff Jarvis also has some good thoughts on the topic: Murdoch madness Nose, face, cut, spite: Blocking Google And Bill Tancer from Hitwise has pulled data showing just how important search engine referral traffic is to The Wall Street Journal and newspapers in general: News Corp. It would also be interesting to see how Microsoft addresses the financial realities of trying to extend such an arrangement to a larger group of publishers. – If You de-Index Will They Still Come? News Corp. Google-less?
  • PROBLOGGER  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2011
    [Data, Research] If You Don’t Stop Doing This One Thing, Your Blogging Business Will Never Go Anywhere
    also knew that I wanted the information to be higher quality than some of the paid training that was out there, so many days involved a ton or research, and testing and experimentation to make sure that it was a caliber that would make people say, “WOW!&#. At one point I had to buy a new external hard drive, because I filled my existing hard drive with video data. This guest post is by Tommy Walker, Online Marketing Strategist and owner of Tommy.ismy.name. Why are you reading this article? What are you putting off? I’m going to be straight with you. It doesn’t.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 12, 2012
    [Data, Research] Social Pros 11 – Vanessa Sain-Dieguez, Hilton Hotels
    Huge thanks to data-driven social media management software company Argyle Social for their presenting sponsorship, as well as Infusionsoft and Jim Kukral at DigitalBookLaunch. The social media stat of the week comes from… I guess it’s a management consultancy or a research group called the CFI Group. You look at Google’s zero moment of truth research, which shows that in one year, from 2010 to 2011, the number of pieces of information that consumers consume before making an e-commerce purchase went from 5 to 10. You have that unified data store?
  • PAMORAMA  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 7, 2010
    [Data, Research] Social Media: Everybody's Doing It, But For Different Reasons [Charts]
    Here are some interesting graphs from the report — mouse over them to see the underlying details: View the full research report (PDF) View the raw research data comparing social media users to U.S. pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Social Media: Everybody’s Doing It, But For Different Reasons [Charts] by Pam Dyer on March 7, 2010 Share While the demographics of the average social media user mirror the average U.S. adult (i.e., The survey, “Social Media: An Inside Look at the People Who Use It”, compares U.S. GeeksRoom [.]
  • WWW.ENTERPRISEIRREGULARS.COM  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2010
    [Data, Research] Content Marketers: Are you a Teacher, a Curator, or a Pundit?
    Content Marketing Content is not the same as Marketing Content.  We’ve all  seen lots of traditional Marketing Content: data sheets, white papers, demo webinars, and all the rest.  You do the research, write it up, and send it out.  If you’re intellectually honest, its hard to get into much trouble with it.  Content Marketers: Are you a Teacher, a Curator, or a Pundit? By Bob Warfield on September 2, 2010 Tweet I’m a huge fan of Content Marketing, and as I have said , Content trumps SEO, Links, PPC, and most other ways you can market, especially for budget conscious startups. 
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2008
    [Data, Research] Statistics on Advertising during a Recession
    But here is some real data that you can use to illustrate why that is a bad idea. McGraw-Hill Research study of over 600 Businesses found that: 1981-1982 - business that maintained or increased their ad spend during this time Averaged higher sales growth during the recession and in the following 3 years! I think Seth Godin outlined Marketing's Catch 22 best in his book The Purple Cow - (and I am paraphrasing here) - when times are tough the tendency is to conserve capital vs. when times are good the tendency is to not be aggressive. because everyone has increase ad spending!
  • TIPPINGPOINTLABS.COM  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2010
    [Data, Research] Chart of the Week: The Information Overload Paradox
    Andrews always asking big questions and analyzing data to understand markets, online forces and even business models. Andrews research has resulted in the creation of innovative online metrics including Online Brand Value and Category Brand Value, eye-opening graphical representations of website evolution through the New Media Life Cycle and even using online data to predict offline revenue. Home How We Can Help You We’re the Social Media Catalyst Our Content Philosophy Our Blog 5 Links You May Have Missed Last Week Chart of the Week: The Demise of 12Seconds.tv
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 2008
    [Data, Research] Connecting 2 the World
    included research from Katherine Nelson (1996). As I had been doing a lot of research on social networking, the department head and myself came up with a course named New Communication Technologies in Organizational Life. Many of my students (as backed up by research) were uncomfortable with the idea that management could access what they considered "private" space (Facebook, myspace) thus impacting their career. Take, for example, the old multi page books of data reports on personnel, sales, or accounts receivable/payable reports. Creating a Research Agenda.
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 2008
    [Data, Research] How To Create A Know-It-All Company - CIO.com - Business Technology Leadership
    Research & Analysis. Data Center. Data Warehouse. MySpace Opens Up Data Portability Initiative. Important Considerations When Selecting a Branch Office Data Protection Solution. Enhancing Online Sales and Support: New Research Reveals What Works--and What Doesnt. Important Considerations When Selecting a Branch Office Data Protection Solution. The PCI Data Security Standard. Reducing Data Center Costs with Data Deduplication: A TCO Analysis. An International Data Group(IDG) Companysrc = [link]. }. White Papers |.
  • WWW.MARKETINGPILGRIM.COM  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2010
    [Data, Research] 44% of Google News Visitors Don’t Click Through
    Marketing Pilgrim home about advertise jobs books archives consulting contact all stories display reputation social search video more Advice Affiliate Blogging Direct General Legal M&A local/mobile Pilgrim News Research Rumors Shopping Engines Subscribe: « Older Entry Newer Entry » By Jordan McCollum on January 19, 2010 44% of Google News Visitors Don’t Click Through 15 The third annual News Users report from research firm Outsell has some interesting findings. Will this US data help out the German newspaper publishers’ case? Robots.txt.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2012
    [Data, Research] Get More Blog Readers Using Lessons from Email Marketers
    Internet research firm eMarketer points out that email volume and revenue increased over the previous year. Leverage customer data. Can you use your reader data to bolster your editorial efforts? This guest post is by Alana Bender. Bloggers could probably stand to learn a few marketing tips from email marketers. For years, email marketers have used all kinds of demographic email lists to build up customer bases. They’ve created lists aimed at women aged 40-plus, with kids, driving a family car, and working part-time from home. But it takes a bit more than that.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2010
    [Data, Research] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #21
    "The City of New York has been compiling data about what all the calls to their information line - NYC311 - are about, resulting in some wonderful data and visualizations about what's on the minds of New Yorkers." "Psychologist Daryl Bem spent eight years working on curious research: reversing the sequence of common psychological experiments, so that 'the event generally interpreted as the cause happened after the tested behaviour rather than before it.' data visualization. " Stephen Fry makes words like 'verbal freshness' sound delicious. gigaom.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 15, 2013
    [Data, Research] Triple Your Traffic by Guest Blogging for Backlinks [Case Study]
    Research and select a list of blogs you want to guest blog on. Guest blogging outreach and research can be very difficult; knowing what to write, which blog to contact and who to pitch is tricky. The Google keyword tool is free and reliable and it provides data from Google. This guest post is written by Joseph from GuestBloggingTactics.com. Guest blogging is all the rage now; it’s easily the #1 marketing technique used by both individual bloggers and online corporations. It’s no longer the sure-fire, high-traffic formula. Well, what if I told you you’re doing it wrong?
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 21, 2008
    [Data, Research] Knowledge Mobilization and Knowledge Translation
    IDRC, for example , defines knowledge translation as "the exchange, synthesis and ethically-sound application of research findings within a complex set of interactions among researchers and knowledge users." From the IDRC paper again: "There is a clear distinction between KT and knowledge transfer when the latter refers to a linear process through which research is first conceptualised and conducted, and the results are then handed over to the end-users. and we would probably want to adopt another approach with respect to research and its application as well. 2003 )."
  • THE MARKETING BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2008
    [Data, Research] Google Spreadsheets Update: Blessing in Disguise for Marketers…
    On digging deeper, it appears that the update has solved a big problem for market-researchers and statisticians. The process of ‘Conducting Survey’ and ‘Collecting Data’ are merged together. Technorati Tags: google spreadsheets , spreadsheets , google , market research , analysis , survey Share this: StumbleUpon Digg Reddit 1 Comment Filed under Product Feedback , Product Marketing 1 Comment amit February 22, 2008 at 2:18 am Looks to be an interesting feature Reply Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply. Let’s look at the 2 ‘W’s then. However, I still review some Web 2.0
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 2012
    [Data, Research] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #102
    "Montreal music celeb photographer extraordinaire, Eva Blue , pointed me at this article, which discusses research based on last.fm The researchers tracked the spread of new groups to see where they started. 93Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? "My daughter is getting to that age. She wants to play 'sleeping,' but won't sleep. Crying babies make her sad, but she can't explain why she cries. Apparently, this is what we have to look forward to. Tired of looking at yourself in the mirror?
  • BILL HARTZER  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 26, 2010
    [Data, Research] Siteminis Launches Mobile Commerce Solution
    Siteminis, a developer of internet-based mobile commerce software solutions, has spent more than three years of research, development, and testing with major retailers and finally launched their patented Mobile Web Solution™, one of the first mobile platforms that allows companies to easily deploy one site instead of multiple sites for each type of phone. WAP sites require separate activation and additional fees for data support and data access licenses. Have you been looking to turn mobile phone “browsers” into buyers? – Working across all wireless carriers.
  • KIKOLANI  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2010
    [Data, Research] Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, Black Friday & Cyber Monday Blogging Sales
    How to make your blog posts go viral – from research and headlines to promotion. What is data visualization ? Keyword Research / Link Building. Extract your competitor’s keyword strategy – a great trick for Excel that can be expanded into other data extraction like job titles, locations, and more. This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup, great deals for bloggers on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, and a video to get you in the mood for Black Friday craziness on kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup. Facebook.
  • AGGREGAGE  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2012
    [Data, Research] The New World of Member Engagement – Webinar Series
    In her 25 years of experience in association marketing, and membership development Andrea has helped more than 50 not-for-profit organizations turn their research findings, strategic planning goals, and organization brands into successful, market-driven realities. Using real association examples, see how the data in your AMS/CRM can be leveraged as a strategic advantage as part of your social initiatives. The world has changed and we’ve brought together thought leaders from a wide variety of perspectives to help with this new world.  What Does Member Engagement Mean to You?
  • PROACTIVE REPORT  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2011
    [Data, Research] News Search and Web Search
    Most press releases published online are read by the public looking for data and a survey by Outsell found that online press releases are a major source of  data for BtoB buyers prior to purchase. In the State of the Media 2011 report Pew Research Center states that the one factor that most impacted the news industry in the last decade was search engines. More and more people are using online news sources to find information on products, services, companies and ideas. Why would search engines affect news consumption? Where should you aim to have your release indexed? MSNBC.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2010
    [Data, Research] Thank You for the Memories in 2010
    Zoey @ Research P… (2). Jose@offsite data… (1). quality research … (1). To everyone who visited, subscribed, read, shared, commented, and otherwise enjoyed the content of AriWriter over the past 12 months, I thank you. Thank you for visiting my articles. Thank you for subscribing. Thank you for reading. Thank you for stumbling, digging, facebooking, printing, emailing, reacting, and otherwise sharing me and my feature authors with your friends and colleagues. Thank you for commenting. Dennis Edell (78). Danny Brown (76). Kristi@Blogging Tips (71). Mary E.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2010
    [Data, Research] Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.
    Report is $359 if you’re a MarketingProfs member, and if you’re a data hound you can roll around in it for days). The MarketingProfs research bears this out, as usage of primary social outposts is almost identical, regardless of budget. Focus on How, Not What I draw two conclusions from this data. Great summary of the Marketing Profs data.-= Great summary of the Marketing Profs data.-= Great summary of the Marketing Profs data.-= In fact, social media can be MORE transformative for a B2B company than a B2C company. Of course. appreciate it.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 8, 2014
    [Data, Research] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #216
    Not All Experiments Feel the Same - John Foreman, Data Scientist. But as John Foreman , Mailchimp ''s data scientist, explains, not all experiments are the same." The thing that strikes me about the graph is how relatively warm, and relatively stable things have been in the past 10,000 years compared to the rest of the timescale on the graph (I really have to get me to a climate scientist to verify that this stability is indeed a relevant inference form the data). Israel, Gaza, War & Data - The Art of Personalizing Propaganda - GlobalVoices. And libraries?
  • KIKOLANI  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 27, 2010
    [Data, Research] Is Your Content in Need of a Refresh?
    Research the enemy – To be less dramatic, have a look at what your competitors are doing. Over time you’ll receive data for the original page, and data for the alternative page. You can analyze the data and figure out whether you have better conversion on the new page or the old page. This is a guest post by Steve Lazuka of Interact Media. Anyone who is in blogging and business will know only too well that the world never stands still. There is always a new product, an exciting development or an emerging trend. Consider your website is a shop window. URL Structure.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2012
    [Data, Research] Social Pros Podcast – Scott Monty, Ford Motor Company
    Eric: So, Argyle has done some research in the social media marketing practices of online retailers, which is a core segment for us and just an interesting segment in general. We took the Internet Retailer 500 as our sample, and we took 38 data points, publicly available information. This is Episode 2 of the Social Pros Podcast : Real People Doing Real Work in Social Media. This episode features Scott Monty , the global head of social media for Ford Motor Company. Read Next week’s guest is Justin Levy from Citrix Online. Listen Now. The RSS feed is: [link]. Jay: We did.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2012
    [Data, Research] Social Pros Podcast – Scott Monty, Ford Motor Company
    Eric: So, Argyle has done some research in the social media marketing practices of online retailers, which is a core segment for us and just an interesting segment in general. We took the Internet Retailer 500 as our sample, and we took 38 data points, publicly available information. This is Episode 2 of the Social Pros Podcast : Real People Doing Real Work in Social Media. This episode features Scott Monty , the global head of social media for Ford Motor Company. Read Next week’s guest is Justin Levy from Citrix Online. Listen Now. The RSS feed is: [link]. Jay: We did.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2012
    [Data, Research] How to Fail Productively as a Blogger
    Relevant data points include the following, though this list is just a suggestion. Type of task: post writing, editing, formatting, research, etc. Make sense of the data. After one week of logging, you should have a pretty detailed spreadsheet, with all the data points that matter to you. Below are some suggested questions to ask yourself as you review that data. How much time does it take me to do research? The point is, now you finally know the truth, and you can back up what you know with data. What you’ll need. honesty (very important).
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  THURSDAY, MAY 10, 2012
    [Data, Research] Social Pros 15 – Marcus Sheridan, The Sales Lion
    Huge thanks to data-driven social media management software company Argyle Social for their presenting sponsorship, as well as Infusionsoft , Janrain , and Jim Kukral at DigitalBookLaunch. Of course, Argyle Social , Eric’s company, data driven, social media management software. Stat of the week comes from Return Path , which is an email marketing data company. They track broad email marketing data behavior from vendors to publishers to email recipients. This is Episode 15 of the Social Pros Podcast : Real People Doing Real Work in Social Media. Listen Now.
  • ADAM SHERK  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2009
    [Data, Research] 5 Ways to Deal with Seasonal Dips in Search Engine Traffic
    Here are five ways to mitigate seasonal search traffic declines: Go after hot topics – Regularly monitor the top searches, topics and trend data published by search engines and social media sites for content ideas and opportunities. Bolster your best stuff – Dig into your analytics data and determine which sections and content types tend to perform best in summer. Research the opportunities and come up with an effective social media strategy. This is to be expected, and it’s one reason why year-over-year metrics have more value than month-to-month.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2012
    [Data, Research] What Bubba Gump Shrimp Can Teach You About Social Media
    They already have the credit card data put together. Jay : That’s a research project that we should do – the bias of the professional digital marketer around the propensity to click on digital ads. Unlike previous stats of the week, where I’m going to barrage you with a list of interesting nuggets, I’m going to share what was really the primary takeaway from this research. But to see it spelled out from a reputable organization that has done reputable research was just mind-boggling. Listen Now. The RSS feed is: [link]. Ready? Eric : Exactly.
  • ADAM SHERK  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2009
    [Data, Research] Search Marketing Dwarfs Social Media in Interactive Marketing Budgets
    The Most Popular NFL Teams on Twitter and Facebook: 2010 Season Pew Research News Survey: Findings on Search Engines, Social Networks and Twitter Why the News Business Isn’t Profitable Categories Public Relations Publishing SEO Social Media Popular Posts The Most Overused Buzzwords and Marketing Speak in Press Releases Facebook Pages: Which News Sites Get the Most Engagement? You can check out their posts for the aspects of the report they covered. Search is seeing the same thing happen, now that’s its a proven bet marketers are hesitant to stray. Thank you for keeping us informed.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, 2012
    [Data, Research] Think Narrow and Harness the Power of UnPopular
    It’s a place where anybody who’s writing or researching anything can ask for resources and I asked for companies that thought that they fit the mold. Two of the companies in there actually came from research for my column for Entrepreneur Magazine , which was Narragansett Beer and Marination Nation. Excerpt of my interview with Erika Napoletano. Transcription services from our friends at Speechpad. For full conversation, watch the video! Erika, how are you? Thanks for being here. Erika: Any better and I would be twins. Jay: Wow, I don’t even know what that means.
  • ADAM SHERK  |  FRIDAY, MAY 1, 2009
    [Data, Research] Newsweek Cares about (some of) your Tweets. Fox News Not so Much.
    The Most Popular NFL Teams on Twitter and Facebook: 2010 Season Pew Research News Survey: Findings on Search Engines, Social Networks and Twitter Why the News Business Isn’t Profitable Categories Public Relations Publishing SEO Social Media Popular Posts The Most Overused Buzzwords and Marketing Speak in Press Releases Facebook Pages: Which News Sites Get the Most Engagement? Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Newsweek Cares about (some of) your Tweets. Fox News Not so Much. But it seems like there are much better ways to monitor daily news feeds.
  • ADAM SHERK  |  FRIDAY, MAY 1, 2009
    [Data, Research] Newsweek Cares about (some of) your Tweets. Fox News Not so Much.
    The Most Popular NFL Teams on Twitter and Facebook: 2010 Season Pew Research News Survey: Findings on Search Engines, Social Networks and Twitter Why the News Business Isn’t Profitable Categories Public Relations Publishing SEO Social Media Popular Posts The Most Overused Buzzwords and Marketing Speak in Press Releases Facebook Pages: Which News Sites Get the Most Engagement? Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Newsweek Cares about (some of) your Tweets. Fox News Not so Much. But it seems like there are much better ways to monitor daily news feeds.
  • ADAM SHERK  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 9, 2009
    [Data, Research] Do People Search for “Breaking News”?
    The Most Popular NFL Teams on Twitter and Facebook: 2010 Season Pew Research News Survey: Findings on Search Engines, Social Networks and Twitter Why the News Business Isn’t Profitable Categories Public Relations Publishing SEO Social Media Popular Posts The Most Overused Buzzwords and Marketing Speak in Press Releases Facebook Pages: Which News Sites Get the Most Engagement? Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Do People Search for “Breaking News”? Seeing this term targeted so often got me wondering, does anyone actually search for “breaking news&# ?
  • ADAM SHERK  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 9, 2009
    [Data, Research] Do People Search for “Breaking News”?
    The Most Popular NFL Teams on Twitter and Facebook: 2010 Season Pew Research News Survey: Findings on Search Engines, Social Networks and Twitter Why the News Business Isn’t Profitable Categories Public Relations Publishing SEO Social Media Popular Posts The Most Overused Buzzwords and Marketing Speak in Press Releases Facebook Pages: Which News Sites Get the Most Engagement? Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Do People Search for “Breaking News”? Seeing this term targeted so often got me wondering, does anyone actually search for “breaking news&# ?
  • ADAM SHERK  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 14, 2009
    [Data, Research] Great Example of a Multimedia News Article from ESPN.com
    The Most Popular NFL Teams on Twitter and Facebook: 2010 Season Pew Research News Survey: Findings on Search Engines, Social Networks and Twitter Why the News Business Isn’t Profitable Categories Public Relations Publishing SEO Social Media Popular Posts The Most Overused Buzzwords and Marketing Speak in Press Releases Facebook Pages: Which News Sites Get the Most Engagement? Today I came across a great example of how to incorporate video and other multimedia content into a news article. So far Google seems to agree. What Horrible Things Did Time Magazine Do in 1964?
  • ADAM SHERK  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 20, 2009
    [Data, Research] Google News Now Recrawling Updated Articles
    The Most Popular NFL Teams on Twitter and Facebook: 2010 Season Pew Research News Survey: Findings on Search Engines, Social Networks and Twitter Why the News Business Isn’t Profitable Categories Public Relations Publishing SEO Social Media Popular Posts The Most Overused Buzzwords and Marketing Speak in Press Releases Facebook Pages: Which News Sites Get the Most Engagement? This is encouraging news for publishers as previously once an article was indexed in Google News no changes or updates to it would be registered. Does Google News Sitemaps New Format Help Publishers?
  • ADAM SHERK  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 7, 2010
    [Data, Research] Hearst Skiff Reader Looks Cool
    The Most Popular NFL Teams on Twitter and Facebook: 2010 Season Pew Research News Survey: Findings on Search Engines, Social Networks and Twitter Why the News Business Isn’t Profitable Categories Public Relations Publishing SEO Social Media Popular Posts The Most Overused Buzzwords and Marketing Speak in Press Releases Facebook Pages: Which News Sites Get the Most Engagement? Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Hearst Skiff Reader Looks Cool by Adam Sherk on January 7, 2010 Hearst’s Skiff Reader is being unveiled at CES this week.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  SATURDAY, APRIL 18, 2015
    [Data, Research] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #252
    Cell Phones in Africa: Communication Lifeline - Pew Research Center. Data about cell phones in Africa are always amazing to me. pew research center. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? Check out these six links that we''re recommending to one another: Choose Boring Technology - Dan McKinley. "A great manifesto on why we don''t want to be surprised by the tech we rely on." Alistair for Hugh). And we''re getting smarter. One answer may be that we simply cope with information by specializing.
  • PROACTIVE REPORT  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 2009
    [Data, Research] Social Media Adoption Now Over 80%
    For the past few years Forrester Research has been tracking the adoption of social media in different categories: Creators, who write content and make podcasts and videos. Looking at the data by age group =  the under 35s are more than 90% active and even the over 55s are more than two thirds engaged. Critics, who post comments, ratings and reviews. Collectors, who use RSS Feeds to gather information,  those who tag and share content. Joiners, who create profiles on social networking sites and actively use those sites. Photo credit: Intersection Consulting.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2010
    [Data, Research] Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.
    Research: How do people talk about your industry and who are the influencers? Note that although various tools might measure this data, it’s inclusion is dependent on the data being available on each mention so in most cases only a subset of the total mentions are counted in this type of analysis. know that different companies provide different amounts of historical data at the start of the campaign (another item I should have included – may need to do a follow up on this on my own blog later on as I get all this great feedback on items to include!) Thanks!
  • PROBLOGGER  |  SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2012
    [Data, Research] The Hard Truth: Is My Blog Post Worthy of Becoming an Ebook?
    By tracking the number of reads, comments, social media shares, trackbacks, reposts, and questions asked, you have data that highlights what your audience wants to hear. The great thing about investing time and effort in these different kinds of research is that you’re giving your audience a chance to see you in action. This guest post is by Nicolas Gremion of Foboko.com. Bloggers invest a lot of time in their craft. Most bloggers eventually wonder if they should develop a book, but they struggle with deciding what’s “important enough” for a full-length work. or radio interviews.
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2008
    [Data, Research] Secrets of Web Analytics – a podcast with Avinash Kaushik
    As a thought leader Avinash puts a common sense framework around the often frenetic world of web research and analytics, and combines that with this philosophy that investing in talented Analysts is the key to long term success. He is also a staunch advocate of listening to the consumer, and is committed to helping organizations unlock the value of web data. Stop everything you are doing and listen to this podcast! We also took some live Twitter questions as we were doing the podcast. Avinash is also the Analytics Evangelist for Google and a co-founder of Market Motive.
  • KIKOLANI  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2015
    [Data, Research] Can You Sell Your Blog for Millions?
    The most important thing that you can do before you even being the official sales process is research. good way to get an idea of what your blog is worth is to look at valuation reports , which look at data from hundreds, sometimes thousands, of blog sales. Again, it is research that will help you make the most profitable decision in this case. Do the research before it comes time to finalize the sale! If you’re considering selling your blog, then you’re probably well past the point of just blogging for the fun of it. What’s the Process? Preparing to Sell. Business
  • PROBLOGGER  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2011
    [Data, Research] From Blogging To ProBlogging in 6 Months
    found that technical writers took a lot of time researching books before making a purchase and often left to competitor sites to check prices. Make sure to research all these products and identify potential issues with refunds, payments, commission rates, and other problems. Instead spend a little time learning how to use Excel and analyze the data. Tip : If you do decide to sell the website, having this data will put you in a much stronger position. This guest post is by Ivan Walsh. How long does it take to set up a profitable online business? blogs. Month 1.
  • ADAM SHERK  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2009
    [Data, Research] Google Social Search: Are You in Your Target Audiences' Social.
    The Most Popular NFL Teams on Twitter and Facebook: 2010 Season Pew Research News Survey: Findings on Search Engines, Social Networks and Twitter Why the News Business Isn’t Profitable Categories Public Relations Publishing SEO Social Media Popular Posts The Most Overused Buzzwords and Marketing Speak in Press Releases Facebook Pages: Which News Sites Get the Most Engagement? Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Google Social Search: Are You in Your Target Audiences’ Social Circles? The same goes for the sites and blogs you follow via Google Reader.
  • ADAM SHERK  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 24, 2010
    [Data, Research] Do Google's Expanded Domain Results Apply to News and Video Listings?
    Conclusions It is important to note that everyone’s Google results are a bit different based on what data center they are hitting, when they do the search, the degree of personalization, etc. The Most Popular NFL Teams on Twitter and Facebook: 2010 Season Pew Research News Survey: Findings on Search Engines, Social Networks and Twitter Why the News Business Isn’t Profitable Categories Public Relations Publishing SEO Social Media Popular Posts The Most Overused Buzzwords and Marketing Speak in Press Releases Facebook Pages: Which News Sites Get the Most Engagement?
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 2008
    [Data, Research] Introducing Users to the Concept of Meeting Workspaces in MOSS 2007 | NetworkWorld.com Community
    Research Centers. Data Center. Network Infrastructure and Data Center Gear. Wide-Area Data Svcs. RESEARCH CENTERS: Applications-Standards | Applications Vendor Solutions | CRM / ERP | Databases | Directories | Grid Computing |.Net Friday, June 27, 2008. Security. Anti-Virus / Spyware / Spam. Compliance & Regulation. Firewalls / VPN / Intrusion. Services. Cisco Security Watch. Microsoft Security Watch. LANs & WANs. Broadband Services. Ethernet Switches. Metro Ethernet. Routers. WAN Optimization. VoIP & Convergence. IP PBX. Unified Communications.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2016
    [Data, Research] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #306
    The power (and the limitations) of data visualization - Martin Wilcox - LinkedIn. "I was in Hamburg this week, and one of my hosts, Martin Willcox , pointed me at this. How's this for a damning factoid: 'Between 2008 and 2013 states reduced financial support to top public research universities by close to 30 percent. data visualization. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? Check out these six links that we're recommending to one another:  . Bots won't replace apps. Alistair for Hugh). amazon.
  • KIKOLANI  |  FRIDAY, JULY 12, 2013
    [Data, Research] Fetching Friday – 20 Marketing Links
    How to Perform a Content Audit – Complete guide to auditing the content of a site, including a spreadsheet content audit template that puts data into perspective for better analysis. How to do Keyword Research the Smart Way: Targeting Interest and Intent – These days, effective keyword research is an increasingly important skill for digital marketers. This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, business, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup. Blogging / Content. Business / Career.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  SATURDAY, JANUARY 19, 2013
    [Data, Research] A New Theme, Part 2: When Your New Theme Crashes Your Blog
    You data is usually safe in this case—the fatal error turns out not to be so fatal after all. Hopefully, a little quick research and asking for help will help you resolve them in no time—and you might even gain new knowledge and tools along the way. This guest post is by Ayelet Weisz of  All Colores. Yesterday, we talked about preparing your blog for a theme upgrade. You read it, worked through all the steps, and now you’re ready to go. So you get up on Saturday morning and sit down to work, a breeze coming through the window. You find one and click Install. Option #1.
  • PROACTIVE REPORT  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 4, 2010
    [Data, Research] Social Media Training is not just for PR. Learn to be a Social Business
    He spoke about the depth of unfiltered intelligence available in social conversations and the value this data has for an organization. Monitoring Monitoring and analyzing social converations is faster, more accurate and costs about one-tenth of traditional market research. Most companies are not sure what to do with the data and are not organized to use the information. Mine the data and find those gems of intellegence. The first speaker was Esteban Kolsky of ThinkJar. Kolsky was a Gartner analyst and now does work on social CRM and strategy. Use tools. 
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 2008
    [Data, Research] A Behavioral Model of Information Seeking on the Web
    custom-developed tracker application was installed on their workplace computers, or their browsers were redirected through a proxy server set up by the research team. Data from the questionnaire, interviews, and the tracker and server log files supplied a rich database for study. The study also suggests that multiple, complementary methods of collecting qualitative and quantitative data may be used within a single study to compose a richer portrayal of how individuals seek and use Web-based information in their natural work settings. Research Objectives. Abstract.
  • DANNY WHATMOUGH  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 2, 2010
    [Data, Research] Which online news sites are right for your audience?
    Some really interesting mini-research out today from Realwire’s Adam Parker and Andrew Smith of  Escherman. “However, you could argue that Google data now provides for a much deeper understanding of editorial engagement. Tweet. These findings have massive relevancy for the PR industry, as Andrew states : “In the past, the notion of measuring engagement with editorial content was largely theoretical.  Or whether this engagement results in a meaningful business outcome). At least online.” picture credit. Tweet. pr escherman media news online realwire
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2012
    [Data, Research] Social Pros 21 – Joe Stupp, Chipotle
    Huge thanks to data-driven social media management software company Argyle Social for their presenting sponsorship, as well as Infusionsoft , Janrain , and Jim Kukral at DigitalBookLaunch. Yeah, I was thrilled to do a deep dive into all the data points that were released in the Social Habit , the research done by Edison. Jay : Yeah, as I mentioned in the blog post , if you want the whole research you can go to socialhabit.com and put in your email address. This is Episode 21 of the Social Pros Podcast : Real People Doing Real Work in Social Media. Listen Now. third.
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