Throwback Thursday: iWon Search Engine, Circa 2001

Bill Hartzer

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

Inbound Marketing vs. Content Marketing – What’s the Difference?

Writtent Blog

Are there any major differentiators when it comes to inbound vs content marketing, and what are they? While both inbound and content marketing are relatively new practices, they’ve both won some serious proponents (and probably a few detractors) during their years in use.

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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? i think aol is sending a pretty clear message that their new ceo is saying that google still wants tons and tons of content for the foreseeable future.

SEO is Dead. Content Marketing = Guaranteed SEO

Writtent Blog

While there’s been no official word that Google AuthorRank will be rolled out, it’s clear that Google is perfectly prepared to start using an individual’s expertise to determine content rankings. Article Spinning and Low-Quality Content. Submitting Content to Article Directories.

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Effective Planning for Video Content


If you’re thinking of diving into video production , the following tips may give you the edge you need to create the best video content without spending more than you need to. Look at the still frames and think, which ones enrich the emotion and theme of the content.

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Social Sharing – Getting News Content Right in 2011

Proactive Report

“The challenge now is to produce content – not ads – that can create connections between people. In this environment, forward-thinking advertisers are shifting budgets towards social strategies that center around creating content that’s likely to be shared.&#.

10 Years Ago Today! My 1st Article About Blogging

Debbie Weil

22, 2001 , that I published my first article about business blogging. 22, 2001. My friend Ann Handley , now chief content officer of MarketingProfs , was the editor It was exactly 10 years ago today, Aug. Whew.

10 Years Ago Today! My 1st Article About Blogging

Debbie Weil

22, 2001 , that I published my first article about business blogging. 22, 2001. My friend Ann Handley , now chief content officer of MarketingProfs , was the editor It was exactly 10 years ago today, Aug. Whew.

Editorial SEO Tactics for the Newsroom

Adam Sherk

First content is created then the key page elements (title tag, headline, URL, image attributes, etc.) There are a variety of free search and social trend tools available and the data is useful both for keyword targeting and for discovering content opportunities.

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Is Your Social Media Strategy Truly Agile?

SocMed Sean

I’d like for this content to go viral ! 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 ?

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. 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. With its format and content geared toward a South American audience, Sonico is also popular throughout the continent.

How to Use Private Label Rights to Get Content for Your Blog


For the time-strapped blogger who’s constantly struggling to write fresh, unique content, PLR can seem like a godsend. Although PLR can be a useful tool in developing content for your blog, it isn’t a “copy and paste” solution (at least, it isn’t if you don’t want the Big G to come down hard on you and your search rankings!). To understand why, let’s take a closer look at what PLR content is and how you can use it effectively to develop content for your blog.

WordPress vs Drupal: Which CMS is Right for Your Site?


Most websites these days have massive amounts of content that must be managed for the smooth functioning of the site. The role of this falls to content management systems, or CMSes. Drupal, released in 2001, is like the Linux of CMSes.

Why All Social Media Marketing Programs Should Be Agile (and How to Get Started)

Simply Measured

Agile marketing is an outgrowth of agile software development that gained popularity after the Manifesto for Agile Software Development was introduced in 2001. Those who work in social media are all too aware of how this field is constantly evolving.

Why Hashtags are Spam #hashtags

Bill Hartzer

The problem is that the end user, the person creating the content (or the tweet, the post, etc.) on the social network is deciding which #hashtag to use on their content. But, by 2001, the meta keywords tag became so abused that it wasn’t really that helpful anymore.

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.

A Review of Google Social Media Tools


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.

Unlocking Creative Confidence

Twist Image

For as long as I have been fascinated with business books and other types of long-form non fiction content, I have been fascinated by content on creativity. Back in 2001, I devoured The Art of Innovation by Tom Kelley (one of the partners at IDEO). content.

The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

A marketer who’s an engineer by training (I can relate to that), April has a broad range of marketing experience that encompasses messaging, media relations, lead generation, email marketing, content marketing, social media, analyst relations and sales enablement.

Are You Keeping Up with the Digital Journalists?

Proactive Report

Early in the last decade forward thinking companies added an online newsroom to their website to help journalists find and cover their news content. Yet even back then (2001) we rated only a “D” from usability expert Jakob Nielsen.

Basic SEO for Bloggers


Who wants to spend all that time writing creative, helpful content? It’s not 2001 anymore. Keywords are still vital to determining how you rank for certain queries, but remember to adapt your content to fit the term. This is a guest post by Derek Mabie.

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Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Think instead about social media traffic, good content, a cleanly coded website, slow progressive growth, and your site’s authority. This post is a somewhat technical approach toward dealing with duplicate content issues. The more you share, the more likely the content will rank.

40 Core Philosophies From the Most Famous Marketers in History

Buffer Social

What: John Deere may be best known for farm equipment, but he also has another distinction: He may very well have created content marketing. ” Her suggestions to do this including content curation, user-generated content and using social media to tell bigger stories.

5 Ways To Survive Your Inbox

Twist Image

Many professionals have declared email bankruptcy (where they simply delete every single email from their inbox with the hopes that if the contents were truly critical, the sender will reach out them or call as a follow-up). I also have folders for HR, business development, interesting news items that may wind up becoming content fodder for my newspaper columns, Blog post, or an idea for a book. content. I love email. I hate email.

Google Hummingbird Search Algorithm: Challenge Accepted

Writtent Blog

The name is a dramatic departure from the P-theme of their prior Panda and Penguin updates, but the company’s search chief Amit Singhal reports that Google Hummingbird is the biggest rewrite since 2001. What This Means for SEOs Content Marketers.

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.

david a. kolb on experiential learning

Buzz Marketing for Technology

contents: | introduction |. 2001) Experiential. 2001) 'David A. ideas â?? thinkers â?? practice. david a. kolb on experiential learning. David A. Kolb's model of experiential learning can be found in many. discussions of the theory and practice of adult education, informal education. and lifelong learning. We set out the model, and examine its possibilities and. problems. david a. kolb |. david kolb on experiential learning |. david kolb on learning styles | issues |.

Don't Take A Technology Sabbatical

Twist Image

In 2001, I worked at a company that specialized in content for mobile devices. Cell phone carriers had these "decks" with text-based/simple content plays. mobile content. How long can you go without your smartphone? Let's be candid. Very candid. My smartphone has the same impact on me, personally, like my blankie did when I was a toddler. I simply don't feel safe without it. I feel empty. I feel scared. I didn't want to go anywhere without it. I am not alone.

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

Puzzle Marketer

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.

Is Your Blog Spiraling Into An Echo Chamber?


Has your blog gone into reruns so often that even you don’t know what the last truly fresh content was? When I first started blogging in 2001, I was a complete newbie. This is a guest post by Allison Duncan.

5 Steps to Launch Your International Social Media

Convince & Convert

Launched in 2001, Lingo24 has clients in over sixty countries, and translated over forty million words in the last year. Western Europe – most similar to North America, in that content which is either useful (e.g. Localize your content.

Critical Reflection

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Breadth of learners knowledge of the content area. But the logistics of doing so and having discussion leaders who are skilled in the content and possess good interpersonal skills may be beyond the capacity of the system to provide; unless it is computer mediated in some way.

Cool Facts About Search Engines

Engaging Brand

1993: W3Catalog – It mirrored web pages, reformatting the contents into individual entries. 2001: Exalead –It provides apps for businesses, like the CloudView Platform, a revolutionary application using semantic technologies. 2009: Cuil –It was a search engine that organized web pages by content and displayed relatively long entries along with thumbnail pictures. We all use search engines every day.

How I Network on Friendster, Facebook, MySpace, and LinkedIn Â?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

First (Real) Stop: Friendster In 2001, I took the plunge into Friendster , and as an early adopter, I befriended just about anyone I had some sort of association with and reciprocated every friend request. Accelerated by MaxCDN Content Delivery Network.

Towards a Theory of Digital Literacy: Three Scenarios for the Next Steps

Buzz Marketing for Technology

At the same time, however, they present users with problems that involve the need to utilize non-linear information-seeking strategies and to construct knowledge from independent shreds of information that were accessed in a non-orderly and non-linear way ( Burnett & McKinley, 1998 ; Jansen & Pooch, 2001 ; Schank, 1984 ; Zins, 2000 ). 2002 ; Horton, 2000 ; Piacciano, 2001 ). For socio-emotional literacy: Content analysis of inputs of participants in a chat session.

Blogosphere Trends + Using Infographics


If you have the resources, interactive graphics such as this timeline of Middle East protests is just about the most engaging content you can provide. This infographic on travel ten years after September 11, 2001 makes effective use of lines and graphics to pull the viewer’s eye down the page and onto the next piece of information. Writing Content

Why I Think ViperChill is Some Sort of Scam

Viper Chill

Please note that I had / have nothing to do with the content on the site but I’ll probably revamp it in a week or two. It was launched in 2001; I was 12 years old, and still in middle school.

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“Reclaim Blogging”: Why I’m giving up Twitter and Facebook

Besides, even if they’re very good at hiding the fact, over on Twitter and Facebook, it’s not your content, it’s their content. The content on your blog, however, belongs to you, and you alone. It’s not your content, either.

What the Future Holds for B2B Social Media Marketing

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The 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men Reprise

Webbiquity SMM

This should be a wake-up call for companies’ content on pursuing outbound marketing initiatives. In addition, David’s blog provides the reader with a steady-stream of thought-provoking marketing content.