Fri.Sep 16, 2011

ebay X.Commerce & If Indian eCommerce has Missed the Bus?

Atom Thought

ebay is gradually but steadily& seriously working towards becoming the dominant ecommerce player if the world. After having been beaten by Taobao in China and observing the surge of Amazon as a cloud-marketplace, it’s not unnatural for ebay to initiate what it calls X.Commerce.

How data visualization brings numbers to life


“ More about this programme : Hans Rosling’s famous lectures combine enormous quantities of public data with a sport’s commentator’s style to reveal the story of the world’s past, present and future development.

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64 Inspiring Facebook Marketing Techniques [infographic]


Tweet Being a business maintaining a Facebook page, there’s no doubt that you need to be engaging in order to increase the number of fans and make them interact with you.

6 Annoying Ways You’re Using WordPress


I’ve never made any attempt to hide it, I have an ongoing love affair with WordPress. The website management system flat-out beats all other blogging and even web development platforms I’ve worked with… when used correctly.

Social Media Automation 101

A beginner's guide to social media automation tools and getting automation right.

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You Never Know

Dave Fleet

Tweet. It’s all too easy to shoot your mouth off sometimes – to pass judgement and get a quick dose of attention and reaction from others - without thinking carefully of the consequences. Just remember – you never know: Who might be your boss one day.

Google Registers Google Analytics Domain Name Typos

Bill Hartzer

On a regular basis, I watch the domain names that Google registers, as sometimes it is an indication of things to come–sometimes the registration of a domain name may indicate a future project.

Are Keywords Still Necessary?

Small Business Mavericks

A very prominent SEO and veteran Internet marketer recently said that keywords are no longer necessary. Just write content, he says. The search engines will rank you. Is there wisdom in that or is it a bit misguided? I certainly believe that social media has changed the stakes of the game. You can feasibly build a business model completely around social media marketing, in which case keywords are not necessary.

Show 351 - Climbing Your Own Kilimanjaro

Engaging Brand

Show 351 of The Engaging Brand leadership and marketing podcast is ready just for you. To subscribe or listen for free , you don't need to download anything and all explained at the end of the post.

The Content Marketing Survival Guide: How to Navigate the Wilds of Social Media

Use this guide to inspire your creativity and ignite more successful and sustainable social media conversations.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #65

Twist Image

Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?

How to please Twitter addicts! [VIDEO]

Absolute PA

If you follow me on Twitter , are a fan of my Facebook page or receive my weekly social media tips (you don’t? You can sign up for them here: ), you will know how excited I was when I came across Addict mugs.

If You Don’t Stop Doing This One Thing, Your Blogging Business Will Never Go Anywhere


This guest post is by Tommy Walker, Online Marketing Strategist and owner of Why are you reading this article? Don’t get me wrong, I appreciate it, but isn’t there something else you could be doing? What are you putting off? I’m going to be straight with you.

Five for Friday – Oktoberfest is a brewin’

Jeff Esposito

Today is one of those days where I will cornily pronounce TGIF. No I am not five, but am just happy to have two days to just kick back, brew some Oktoberfest and watch some football.

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

Facebook launches a subscribe button & changes the social game again

Danny WhatMough

Tweet. I do wonder if the guys at Facebook, Twitter and Google have slept at all in the last few months. Only hours ago, in a blog about Twitter’s new analytics product, I mentioned that we are living through an intriguing battle as the three pretenders to the throne compete for supremacy.

Cartoon of the day

Jeff Esposito

Cartoon of the Day BC Cartoon comic Dinosaur