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DIGITAL MARKETING NEWS FOR 10-10-12

MAJOR COMPANIES Office hits iOS an Android in Q1                       FB battled SEC to keep mobile risks hidden before IPO eBay ...
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DIGITAL MARKETING NEWS FOR 10-9-2012

MAJOR COMPANIES Rumors creating morale problem at Zynga FB takes on Pinterest with Collections FB “Want” button in test Video ...
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DIGITAL MARKETING NEWS FOR OCT 8 2012

MAJOR COMPANIES Rumors abound about the product vision for Facebook Apple has ordered 10 Mil iPad Minis House Intel Committee ...
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DIGITAL MARKETING NEWS FOR OCT 5 2012

MAJOR COMPANIES Analyst slams HP Check out Apple’s tribute to Steve Jobs – one year after his death Zynga stock ...
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DIGITAL MARKETING NEWS FOR 10-4-2012

Major Companies Twitter launches promoted Tweets surveys to assess impact on purchase intent FB hits one BILLION members              HP stock ...
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Digital Marketing News for 9/24/2012

MAJOR COMPANIES Riot at Foxconn – iPhone 5 production halted iPhone 5 sales disappointing? How Salesforce is transforming with Buddy ...
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Digital Marketing News for Sep 21 2012 – Publicis acquires ...

MAJOR COMPANIES Fanboy lines up 83% YOY FB names 12 strategic ad partners Apple Maps get harsh criticism as company ...
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9 Infographics Digital Marketers Need to See

We all love infographics and the way they make information more clear, entertaining, and telegraphic. Here are nine such illustrations ...
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Digital Marketing News for 9-20-2012

MAJOR COMPANIES Samsung’s latest Fanboy slam                  FB goes after Groupon Google poised to become #1 in DISPLAY Amazon leads in ...
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DIGITAL MARKETING NEWS FOR 9-19-2012

MAJOR COMPANIES After Alibaba sale, Yahoo returning $3.65Bil to shareholders Groupon rolls out payment service today to go after Square ...
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Digital Marketing News for September 18, 2012

MAJOR COMPANIES Google acquisition rampage! Twitter has a new look Office 2013 available for $99 a year 100 Million user ...
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Just Ten Days until Digital World Expo 2012

The second annual Digital World Expo starts next week, on Thursday to be exact. DWE is a relatively new digital ...
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Digital Marketing News for 9/17/2012

MAJOR COMPANIES iPhone 5 preorders hit 2 Mil in the first 24 hours! More FB ad product woes Twitter to ...
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Digital Marketing News for 09142012

MAJOR COMPANIES Is Jellybean actually BETTER than iOS now? Meg: We’re making an HP smartphone New Wii debuts in November ...
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Digital Marketing News for 9-12-2012 ~ All Eyes on Apple ...

MAJOR COMPANIES All eyes on Apple today What may be ahead for FB Highlights of the Zuckerberg interview at TC ...
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Digital Marketing News for 9/11/2012 – Check Out Oreo’s Daily ...

MAJOR COMPANIES FB Instagram acquisition looks like a winner FB’s “secret plan to get advertisers hooked NYT expose exposes FoxConn’s ...
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7 reasons people think you’re too old to work in ...

Have you become too old to work in digital? If you are over 40, there are more than a few ...
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Digital Marketing News for September 7, 2012

MAJOR COMPANIES Apple considers building a Pandora clone Loads of new Kindles launched MSFT launches “Bing it on” START UPS ...
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Digital Marketing News for September 6, 2012

MAJOR COMPANIES Twitter mobile ad revenues exceed FB’s Y! to invest big in ad tech How Mayer is changing Yahoo ...
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Digital Marketing News for September 5, 2012

MAJOR COMPANIES Nokia reveals its new phones FB ad products exec reveals their problems and plans Nokia taps NFC for ...
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Digital Marketing News for August 31, 2012

MAJOR COMPANIES FB stock price drops to new low Score one for Samsung – Wins Japan patent lawsuit with Apple ...
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Digital Marketing News for August 30, 2012

MAJOR COMPANIES Apple’s phone share in China halved FB Sponsored Search ads apparently work gangbusters Surprise! Samsung, NOT Nokia launched ...
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Digital Marketing News for August 29, 2012 – Google Debuts ...

MAJOR COMPANIES Take a tour of Sony’s new Android tablet Google debuts G+ for Business START UPS Pinterest continues strong ...
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Digital Marketing News for August 28, 2012

MAJOR COMPANIES Is win over Samsung the first shot in an all out Apple war against Android? More on Apple ...
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Digital Marketing News for August 27, 2012 – Samsung must ...

MAJOR COMPANIES Court fines Samsung $1B for copying iPhone Samsung’s internal memo on the issue NYT was losing $ on ...
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Digital Marketing News for August 23, 2012

MAJOR COMPANIES Citi attacks Nasdaq for mishandling FB IPO FTC approves FB acquisition of Instagram Portal ad partnership finds its ...
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Digital Marketing News for August 22, 2012 – IAC offers ...

MAJOR COMPANIES Jim Cramer calls our Peter Thiel’s decision to unload FB stake FB makes effort to standardize buying procedures ...
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Digital Marketing News for August 21, 2012 – Amazon launches ...

MAJOR COMPANIES WIN 8 pricing announced Amazon launches low cost cloud storage solution called Glacier Peter Thiel has cashed out ...
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Digital Marketing News for August 20, 2012

MAJOR COMPANIES Reports: Flickr a major focus for Mayer Is Amazon the real threat to Google? Judge rejects FB’s Sponsored ...
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Digital Marketing News for August 17 2012 – Deets on ...

MAJOR COMPANIES FB shares fell to record low as early investors became free to sell Zuckerberg addresses falling stock price ...
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Digital Marketing News for August 17, 2012 – FB stock ...

MAJOR COMPANIES Below $20! Worst day ever for FB stock Apple laying off store employees Apple talking to Cable Cos ...
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Digital Marketing News for August 15, 2012

MAJOR COMPANIES FB testing new ad product that will put more sponsor messages in your news feed, even from brands ...
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Digital Marketing News for August 14, 2012 – GOOG acquires ...

MAJOR COMPANIES The scoop on FB’s new “Page Post Targeting” options Google acquires Frommers START UPS Visible Measures gets $21.5Mil ...
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Digital Marketing News for August 13, 2012

MAJOR COMPANIES Google slashing 20% of Motorola employees FTC reaches privacy settlement with Facebook START UPS GoodReads hits 10 Mil ...
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Digital Marketing News for August 10, 2012

MAJOR COMPANIES MSFT’s Brendan Lynch’s privacy posts sends shudders down Madison Google agrees to record fine over privacy breach Y! ...
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Digital Marketing News for August 9, 2012

MAJOR COMPANIES Zynga’s COO resigns Pinterest opens for everyone Topline of ways Mayer is trying to change Yahoo Tough quarter ...
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Digital Marketing News for August 8, 2012 — Rough day ...

MAJOR COMPANIES Rough day of announcements for HP today NYT selling About at a big loss Zynga introing core games ...
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Digital Marketing News for August 7, 2012 – Bud Light ...

MAJOR COMPANIES Best Buy founder offers to buy back company START UPS Free Monee gets $34Mil Affectiva gets $12 Mil ...
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Digital Marketing News for August 6, 2012 – EA suing ...

MAJOR COMPANIES Apple rumored to be considering purchase of Pinterest rival The Fancy The “secret” love affair between Apple and ...
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Digital Marketing News for August 3, 2012 – FB stock ...

MAJOR COMPANIES FB stock briefly dipped below $20 today                         Judge questions FB Stories settlement proposal Phenomenal quarter for LinkedIn START ...
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Digital Marketing News for August 2, 2012 – MSFT releases ...

MAJOR COMPANIES First day of 2012 Olympic tweeting exceeded total tweets for Beijing MSFT releases WIN 8 to manufacturers START ...
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Digital Marketing News for August 1 2012 = Google buys ...

MAJOR COMPANIES Yahoo and Blip ink Video partnership deal FB stock down again Mea Culpa from Twitter over blocked journalist ...
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Digital Marketing News for July 31, 2012 – FB stock ...

MAJOR COMPANIES Next Apple product announcements 9/12 Levinsohn leaving Y! CNET assessment of Google Fiber’s chances in the market Yowza ...
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Digital Marketing News for July 30 2012

MAJOR COMPANIES Google shifting focus from retargeting to remarketing Mayer boosts Y! morale with…free food! MSFT Surface debuts 10/28 Android ...
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Digital Marketing News for July 27, 2012

MAJOR COMPANIES Market punishes FB for OK revenue – Stock down 16% FB’s Mobile challenge Apple buys AuthenTec for $356 ...
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Digital Marketing News for July 25, 2012

MAJOR COMPANIES Bad quarter for Nielsen – fingers pointed at low adoption of online campaign ratings Good thought piece: be ...
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Digital Marketing News for July 23, 2012

MAJOR COMPANIES iPhone 5 is in production Twitter the “Official Narrator” of the Olympics Samsung Galaxy 3 selling like hotcakes! ...
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Digital Marketing News for July 20, 2012 – Facebook gets ...

MAJOR COMPANIES FB gets an earful from 40 agencies Mayer tells Y! board that company needs more engineers Evidence says ...
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Digital Marketing News for July 19, 2012 – Say Media ...

MAJOR COMPANIES Bad earnings at Nokia Good quarter for Verizon                   $550Mil spent on WIN phone marketing so far – without ...
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Digital Marketing News for July 18, 2012 – Yahoo profits ...

MAJOR COMPANIES Yahoo profits beat the street MSFT showcases improvements to Office 365 Comprehensive new social analytics offering from Salesforce ...
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Digital Marketing News for 7/17/2012

MAJOR COMPANIES Marissa Mayer is the new CEO at Yahoo START UPS Mom focused flash sale site Totsy 18.5Mil Read ...
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Digital Marketing news for July 16 2012 – Social TV ...

MAJOR COMPANIES MSFT and NBC part ways, renamed MSNBC = NBCNews.com Nexus 7 sales strong so far NOKIA slashes price ...
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Industry News for 7/13/2012 – Digg sold to Betaworks/Sears in ...

MAJOR COMPANIES FB “Like” spam a growing issue FB automating home page buying START UPS Digg sold to Betaworks for, ...
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Digital Marketing News for 7/12/2012 – Dentsu to acquire Aegis!

MAJOR COMPANIES FB, NBC team up for Olympics FB redesigns its events page Oracle to buy Involver – Learn about ...
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Digital Marketing Headlines for July 11, 2012

MAJOR COMPANIES WSJ confirms: Amazon IS planning a smartphone launch Search: Google and Bing up, Yahoo Down LinkedIn planning a ...
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Digital Marketing News for 07092012

MAJOR COMPANIES WIN 8 to debut in October Analysis: Display ads facing real challenges START UPS Knowledge Tree raises $4.75 ...
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Friday Chuckle

Photo from the Irish fans at Euro 2012 football competition. Gotta love ’em…
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Looking for a new job? LinkedIn can help

LinkedIn has grown in both popularity and in the ways you can use it to find a great job. What ...
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Digital Marketing News for July 5, 2012

MAJOR COMPANIES Apple devices nullifying WIN platform advantage (chart) Bloomberg: Smaller iPad on the way Microsoft PR stunt against Google ...
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Digital Marketing News for July 3, 2012

MAJOR COMPANIES Review of Google’s Nexus 7 tablet MSFT writing off almost all the value of acquisition aQuantive START UPS ...
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Digital Mktg News for 07022012

MAJOR COMPANIES MobileMe RIP FB’s new Want button a purchase intent data goldmine FB sticking with NASDAQ Yahoo’s new content ...
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Digital marketing news for June 29, 2012

MAJOR COMPANIES Google has these products in its sights It’s official: Mobile Flash RIP Ugly earnings at RIM BB 10 ...
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Digital Marketing News for June 28, 2012

MAJOR COMPANIES New gadgets from GOOG Phillipp Humm resigns as CEO of T-Mobile USA AOL buying back $400Mil in stock ...
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DIGITAL INDUSTRY NEWS FOR JUNE 27, 2012

MAJOR COMPANIES Big GOOG announcements expected today at i/o developers conference Apple wins big, scores injunction against sales of Samsung ...
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Digital Industry News for June 26, 2012

MAJOR COMPANIES Sheryl Sandberg joins FB Board of Directors RIP FB’s Find Friends Nearby Orbitz uses analytics to determine MAC ...
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Digital marketing news for 6/25/2012

MAJOR COMPANIES How Apple’s aluminum purchase spurred MSFT to make its own tablet FB’s new hookup feature is turning heads ...
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Digital Marketing News for June 22, 2012

MAJOR COMPANIES Is Larry Page ill? Major change in FB ad products after lawsuit settlement Twitter outage brought on by ...
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Digital Marketing Headlines for June 21, 2012

MAJOR COMPANIES FB adds Mobile “Like” WIN Phone 8 to offer Mobile Wallet START UPS Yardsale launches nationally Check out ...
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Nine Start Ups That Marketers Will Love

The one constant of digital is change, and much of that change emanates from the offices of small companies propelled ...
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Digital Marketing Headlines for June 20, 2012

BIG STORY >>>>> WPP to buy AKQA see below <<<<< MAJOR COMPANIES RIM Layoffs under way Facebook reaching out to ...
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Digital Marketing News for 6-19-2012

MAJOR COMPANIES MSFT debuts “Surface” tablet to positive reviews. Concvergence device FB testing ad unit for 3rd party sites – ...
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INDUSTRY NEWS FOR JUNE 18, 2012

MAJOR COMPANIES Major announcements from MSFT today Cheaper, better XBOX for 2013 Last execs working on FB mobile phone have ...
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Digital Marketing News for June 15, 2012

MAJOR COMPANIES MSFT to make ITS OWN TABLET! Nokia debt now officially junk Is Google going too far with its ...
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Digital Marketing News for June 14, 2012

MAJOR COMPANIES Nokia cuts 10,000 jobs FB’s new RTB display exchange MSFT reportedly buying Yammer for $1B Skype debuts conversation ...
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Digital Marketing News for June 13, 2012

MAJOR COMPANIES Analysis: Why Apple is king of user experience Are things looking up @ Yahoo Ping R.I.P. Daily deals ...
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Digital marketing headlines for 6-12-2012

MAJOR COMPANIES POV on yesterday's WWDC announcements STARTUPS Bing integrates Qwiki – brands have a new video platform to use AdBlade ...
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Digital Marketing News for 6-11-2012

Quiet morning because of WWDC and expected Apple announcements beginning at 10AM Pacific. MAJOR COMPANIES People v excited about WWDC ...
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Today’s Digital Marketing Headlines – June 8, 2012

Major Companies Major reorg atTwitter New head of ad sales at Twitter The strategy behind FB’s new app Center GOOG’s ...
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7 reasons why your agency pitch doesn’t work

I’ve been consulting for a couple of companies running agency pitches recently. After reviewing myriad RFP submissions, it seems clear ...
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Pre-Roll Type-Ins From Solve Media

I am a litle ashamed to admit that while I love Solve Media and the people that run it, I ...
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Digital Marketing Industry Headlines for June 7, 2012

MAJOR COMPANIES FB ads and the new advertising reality MSFT won’t let HTC build WIN tablets START UPS Why Salesforce ...
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Digital Marketing Headlines for June 6, 2012

MAJOR COMPANIES New marketing dashboard from GOOG, DoubleClick Analysis: Why MSFT lobbed a grenade with its privacy default setting decision ...
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Digital Marketing Headlines for 06052012

MAJOR COMPANIES Google to buy Meebo Zune RIP Twitter working closely with adult bev brands START UPS Paul Graham warns ...
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Digital Marketing Industry News for June 4, 2012

MAJOR COMPANIES VERY BIG DEAL: IE10 default privacy setting will be ON, not OFF Why FB is trying to get ...
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Digital Industry News for 06012012

MAJOR COMPANIES Small rally for FB stock FB cracking down on autoshare SPAM FTC: More Privacy will be good for ...
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A Quick and Dirty Guide to Social Commerce

Social commerce is one of the hottest digital sectors. From the explosive growth of Groupon and Pinterest to the widespread ...
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Digital Industry News for 05312012

MAJOR COMPANIES Amazon scores patent for electronic gift giving Important new senior hire at HP to help realign businesses Google ...
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Digital Industry News for 05302012

MAJOR COMPANIES RIM warns of ANOTHER quarterly loss After Thompson: Yahoo’s new plan for the future Ouch! FB drops below ...
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A shopper marketing cheat sheet

I wish I had a nickel for every time I’ve heard the words “shopper marketing” in the past year. I ...
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Today’s Digital Marketing Headlines – 05252012

MAJOR COMPANIES Brand friendly new FB feature FB IPO scrutiny growing START UPS Target taking Shopkick national Betterworks to shut ...
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Industry News for 05242012

MAJOR COMPANIES HP boots Former Autonomy CEO Mike Lynch  HP to cut 27,000 A run down on the play by ...
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9 shocking ads and how they fared

 can be rather tempting for brands and causes to shake things up by making shocking marketing messages that cause visceral ...
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Industry News For 05222012

MAJOR COMPANIES Google’s Motorola acquisition closes Bombshell: FB underwriters quietly cut their earnings forecasts before the IPO Another bad day ...
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Industry News For 05212012

MAJOR COMPANIES ·         Chrome now #1 Browser ·         Yahoo sells half its stake in China’s Alibaba for $7.1B ·         FB ...
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Industry News for 05162012

ONLY ONE STORY TODAY Facebook raises $16B in IPO NYT LiveBlog: Facebook IPO For small investors, long odds on a ...
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Fwd: Industry News for 05172012

MAJOR COMPANIES Mad Ave skeptical of Facebook ads Twitter implements Do Not Track option START UPS Pinterest does a $100M ...
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7 bad habits that are ruining your career

Your career success is part ability, part luck, and part how you behave. No one does everything right every time. ...
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Tourism Ireland Kicks It

May I say that for this Hibernophile it gets no better than flashmob + Irish dancing as a publicity stunt ...
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Industry News for 05162012

Major Companies Apple has placed order for larger phone screens indicating a new larger phone is in the works Google ...