Throwback Thursday: iWon Search Engine, Circa 2001

Bill Hartzer

Today’s Throwback Thursday search engine is iWon.com, circa 2001. Back in 2001, did you make iWon.com your default home page in your web browser? Today is Thursday July 3, 2014, and that means that it’s Throwback Thursday.

AOL Newsroom: A Model for the Future or Shades of 2001?

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk AOL Newsroom: A Model for the Future or Shades of 2001?

Eleven years now…

Sherrilynne Starkie

Featured Headline Uncategorized writing Pentagon September 11 2001 September 11 attacks Terrorism United States Virginia Washington DC World Trade CenterHere’s a post I wrote on September 11, 2006. It still sums up this day in history for me. Five years on. Just looking at today’s date immediately sends me back five years. We were living in Virginia and I was working in Washington DC.

Thoughts on Boston

Dave Fleet

The first time was in 2001; the second time was yesterday. Tweet. I don’t know what I’m going to write here today; I just know that I need to write something – to get it out of my head – after the horror of yesterday. Close to home. Explosion at the Boston Marathon.

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10 Years Ago Today! My 1st Article About Blogging

Debbie Weil

22, 2001 , that I published my first article about business blogging. 22, 2001. It was exactly 10 years ago today, Aug. Whew. A lot of water under the bridge since then, including 9/11, which happened only a few weeks later.

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10 Years Ago Today! My 1st Article About Blogging

Debbie Weil

22, 2001 , that I published my first article about business blogging. 22, 2001. It was exactly 10 years ago today, Aug. Whew. A lot of water under the bridge since then, including 9/11, which happened only a few weeks later.

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When I Was Hired Sight Unseen

Ari Herzog

Considering the multiple steps of job searching today — telephone screenings followed by multiple levels of in-person interviews followed by an offer or rejection — I think back to the spring of 2001 before the end of the dot-com bubble.

Our Industry, Your Answers: Breaking Down the 2018 JOTW Communications Survey

Waxing UnLyrical

For those not familiar, the Job of the Week (JOTW) newsletter is a free newsletter and PR community resource listing a wide variety of corporate communications and PR job openings which has been sent every week from its beginnings in 2001. Guest Post by Scott Kaminski.

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34 Speakers to See at SMX West 2015

Bill Hartzer

Whenever I attend great marketing conferences, and I have been doing so since 2001, I try to hand pick a list of speakers that you absolutely must see speak.

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Business Transformation – The Black Swan Dilemma

SocialFish

know how to simplify a complex world into a single, organizing idea – the kind of basic principle that unifies, organizes, and guides all decisions.” – Jim Collins (2001).

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Why I am glad social media wasn’t around 9/11/01

Jeff Esposito

A lot has changed in my life, and in the world since the morning of September 11, 2001. While I love social media, I am very happy that it was not around back in 2001. Back then I was in college working in the mail room trying to figure out what I wanted to do with my life.

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Getting to the Heart of Association Success

SocialFish

I’ve been consulting to associations since 2001 and even did a stint at an association management company for a few years where (in addition to my consulting) I served as an Executive Director for a couple of different associations.

Seth Godin, Tribes and Brand Communities

Social Media Citizens

Muniz and O’Guinn (2001) (citied in Ouwersloot and Odekerken-Schroeder, 2008) describes a brand community as a specialized, non-geographically bound community that is based on a structured set of social relations among admirers of a brand. [youtube=[link]. Was watching this new inspiring TED talk by Seth Godin and remembered my earlier research about tribes and brand communities which are so important in analysing the post-modern consumer behaviour.

Will ‘Technology’ Survive the Recession?

Atom Thought

Is 2009 worse than 2001? Looking back at 2001, IT spending declined by over 6% after a previous year increase of 16%, that was really a bad hit, and if we compare the same to 2009, we are much better off so far! . . . . www.atomthought.com. . USD 250b technology giant in 2008 reduced to USD150m nobody in2009! Is this the beginning of the end of technology giants? .

Why CMOs Should Stop Being Addicted to Pay-per-Click Ads

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Back in 2001, when Google AdWords was just launched, I remember the day that my first pay-per-click (PPC) campaign yielded the first batch of leads for the company I was working for.

4 Lessons from Responsive Design for CMOs

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Related posts: Why CMOs Should Stop Being Addicted to Pay-per-Click Ads Back in 2001, when Google AdWords was just launched, I. Posted in Advertising Content Marketing Conversion Optimization Customer Experience Design Innovation Interactive Marketing Internet Optimization Web Design.

The Future Of Facebook

Small Business Mavericks

In 2001, no one knew that blogging would be as popular as it has become. If there is anything the Web has taught us it’s that you can’t really predict what trends will be the leading trends in five or ten years. In 1995, for instance, no one knew that search would become the most important method for finding information online. Google didn’t come along until 1998. No one knew that a service like YouTube would grow to become the second largest search engine.

How a Cardboard Box Pays Tribute to 9/11

Ari Herzog

The archive contains 3,000 hours of domestic and international news coverage from 20 channels over seven days beginning on September 11, 2001. Six days after my 26th birthday, and 14 years ago tomorrow, Mom awoke me at 8:49 a.m. and said to turn on the TV.

Is Your Social Media Strategy Truly Agile?

SocMed Sean

Hang around any medium or large business for a while and you’ll start hearing many of the same corporate buzzwords. Phrases like: Ping me if you need me! Let’s figure out how to be more collaborative ! How can we be more innovative ?

CMOs Win When High-Value Customers Are Treated Personally Online

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Why CMOs Should Stop Being Addicted to Pay-per-Click Ads Back in 2001, when Google AdWords was just launched, I.

How 9/11 Changed My Life Forever

Waxing UnLyrical

11, 2001, that I knew I would change my nationality from Indian – of which heritage I remain immensely proud – to American. Eleven years ago today, I had little notion that my life would be changed forever. At the time, we lived and worked in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Beyond Your Borders: Promoting Your Business Internationally Using Social Media

SocMed Sean

Lingo24 has been helping some of the world’s biggest global brands with their localization campaigns since 2001. Today’s guest post comes from Christian Arno, the founder of Lingo24 , a global translation company specializing in website localization and optimization. I appreciate Christian taking the time to share his thoughts on the international aspects of social media and some tips on taking your content beyond your own borders.

Thoughts on Boston

Dave Fleet

The first time was in 2001; the second time was yesterday. I don’t know what I’m going to write here today; I just know that I need to write something – to get it out of my head – after the horror of yesterday. Close to home. Explosion at the Boston Marathon.

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Make Your Mark on the World

SocialFish

Since its creation in 2001, the Foundation has contributed almost $1.7 Love art? Love New York? Want to help support students around the world? Check out Make Your Mark on the World – Givology and M. Night Shyamalan Foundation Partnership Launch and Art Event for Education.

Who are the Millennials?

SocialFish

In terms of birth years, is it: 1976 to 2001 (25 years). If you’re like me, you’ve been seeing a lot written about the Millenials lately. It’s understandable, since by most accounts they are the biggest generation in U.S. history.

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Statistics on Advertising during a Recession

Buzz Marketing for Technology

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.

Seth Godin, Tribes and Brand Communities

Social Media Citizens

Muniz and O’Guinn (2001) (citied in Ouwersloot and Odekerken-Schroeder, 2008) describes a brand community as a specialized, non-geographically bound community that is based on a structured set of social relations among admirers of a brand.

How the “Disrupted Generation” Responds to Marketing

Convince & Convert

Since 2001, he has taught as an adjunct professor at USC’s Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism. In the summer of 2012, as I sat around with my colleagues in our conference room one afternoon, we were jolted by an “aha” moment.

Facebook Advertising Tricks for B2B Marketers

Buzz Marketing for Technology

In 2001 when Google AdWords was just announced – I was buying and converting potential prospects into leads for pennies on the dollar with keywords like Globalization, eCommerce, Interactive Marketing (I was in a consulting firm at the time).

Editorial SEO Tactics for the Newsroom

Adam Sherk

Related posts: AOL Newsroom: A Model for the Future or Shades of 2001? By now most editorial sites are employing basic SEO best practices in the newsroom but how many are taking full advantage of every opportunity?

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Unlocking Creative Confidence

Twist Image

Back in 2001, I devoured The Art of Innovation by Tom Kelley (one of the partners at IDEO). How much creativity are you bringing to your work?

A Review of Google Social Media Tools

Idaconcpts

Büyükkökten started tinkering with social media networks as early as 2000 and he introduced his first social network, Club Nexus, at Stanford University in the fall of 2001.

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This weeks #SocialMedia Tweetchat Topic: Destruction of the Media Industry: Will We Be Better Off In the Long Run?

Direct Marketing Observations

Newsroom employment would peak in 2001 as newsstand sales of the top 100 magazines approached 30 million. Meanwhile, US newsroom employment fell to a 25-year low and magazine newsstand sales dropped 63% from of their 2001 peaks. ———————. Laying out the fundamental issues and challenges in a post has become an integral part of the success of our weekly events. Usually I produce the post and the moderator comes on Tuesdays and facilitates the discussion. This week is an exception.

What A Three Billion Dollar Company Looks Like

Twist Image

Prior to January 14th, 2003 most people knew Fadell as the person that Apple called in 2001 to help design a MP3 player that would work with their iTunes platform, because the company felt that most of the other players on the market were too complicated. Who is Tony Fadell ?

Marketing Thought Leader: Monu Kalsi – VP, Head of Digital @ Zurich North America

Cody Ward

The opportunity to bring technology and marketing together to better reach and serve customers sounded very compelling at that time (back in 2001) as much as it does even today. Monu Kalsi. VP, Head of Digital @ Zurich North America.

The time I spent the World Series in handcuffs

Convince & Convert

Being in KC at this time, and speaking at such a profoundly modern event, made me recall the autumn of 2001 and the last time I attended a World Series game – much of which I spent in handcuffs. 2001 was a most unusual World Series, on many levels.

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How a Cardboard Box Pays Tribute to 9/11

Ari Herzog

The internet archive at that link contains 3,000 hours of domestic and international news coverage from 20 channels over the seven days beginning on September 11, 2001. Six days after my 26th birthday, and precisely 10 years ago tomorrow, Mom awoke me at 8:49 a.m.

Why Hashtags are Spam #hashtags

Bill Hartzer

But, by 2001, the meta keywords tag became so abused that it wasn’t really that helpful anymore. Hashtags are spam that need to go away. According to reports that have hit the mainstream media lately, Facebook has just (finally) gotten #hashtags.

5 Companies That Made Us Smile On World Emoji Day

Convince & Convert

Developed between 1998 and 1999 by Shigetaka Kurita , emojis were first added to smartphones in 2001 and quickly rose in popularity due to their ability to communicate items and emotions in a simple, cartoon-like visual.

Social Media and the PR Revolution PRSA 09

Proactive Report

There are 25% less journalists today than there were in 2001. Predictions are that over 80 percent of companies and organizations will be using social media marketing in 2010.

Basic SEO for Bloggers

Kikolani

It’s not 2001 anymore. This is a guest post by Derek Mabie. Most of us understand how to search online.

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How the Web Helped Me Buy a New Car

Ari Herzog

I recently said goodbye to my 2001 Subaru Forester and purchased a 2013 Subaru Impreza. Have a look… I’d bought the Forester 12 years ago — and it was the first vehicle I owned all by myself.

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This Is How Social Media Scales

Twist Image

Advaya was sold to Bigfoot Interactive in 2001. Episode #413 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. I have been a fan of the social media management platform, Sprinklr , for some time. Ragy Thomas leads the organization and he has had an illustrious career in the digital marketing space.