Sat.Jan 14, 2012

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6 Tips For Building a High Quality Blog Following

Fearless Competitor

Notice the (Editor’s note) on each item. Shane Snow is a New York-based tech journalist and co-founder of  Contently.com , a marketplace for brand publishers and journalists. In 2010, New York City startup, Birchbox launched a blog about beauty products before it had any customers. The beauty sample delivery service – and its blog – exploded in popularity. million monthly unique visitors.

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Top Internet strategy, marketing and technology links for the week of January 14, 2012

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Here are the top Internet strategy, marketing and technology links for the week of January 14, 2012…  . Some Do’s and Don’ts of Social Updating (Marketing Profs Daily). Forget Blogging as Usual: 5 Outrageous Tips for Super-sized Attention (ProBlogger). Mastering the Art of Slow Blogging (ProBlogger). Why Search Marketers Are Grabbing the Long Tail (Marketing Profs Daily).

Did Google Goof?

Manhattan Marketing Maven

Google’s decision to weight its +1 button and display Google+ results has created a very interesting contretemps. On one hand, Google is puting its thumb on the scale they invented. On the other hand they are monetizing their unique IP and stitching together their own technology, ostensibly to serve us better.    Google presents and spins these changes as a consumer benefit. Google transforms “into a search engine that understands not only content, but also people and relationships,”  they claim. They’ve used this mantra to cloak every subsequent move.