Online Marketing News You Can Use May 10, 2011

Great presentation and statistics on social media: Subscribers, Fans & Followers study from ExactTarget. Microsoft to Acquire Skype for $8.5 Billion IN CASH. Yes, you read that correctly. Just last week we posted about Google and Facebook in talks with the Internet Communications company. Skype will support Microsoft devices like Xbox and Kinect, Windows Phone and […]

Online Marketing Programs Expand As SEO & Paid Search Boost Conversions

In data cited by Forrester Research, US search marketing spend approached nearly $16 million in 2009. Per the graph below, this number is expected to rise exponentially, nearly doubling in size by 2014: The reason behind this rapidly increasing budget allocation can be summed up succinctly and powerfully: return on investment. In a survey by […]

Blog Marketing Integrated Into SEO Program For Software Solution Provider

This week, Microsoft released the B2B social media whitepaper ‘Learn and Earn: A B2B Social Media Whitepaper from Microsoft Advertising.’  In this piece, author Mel Carson recounts the lessons learned and successes achieved from Microsoft’s foray into social media and blogging. Many of the lessons learned by Microsoft in regards to blogging, such as establishing […]