While the holidays are typically a time where we slow down, relax a bit, and spend more time with family and friends, it is also a time when consumers are looking for great deals in their gift buying. Long before the masses hit the malls and online stores, smart marketers have their eyes on the shopping trends of the season that will determine the direction of their marketing efforts. The post Holiday Shopping Trends Every Marketer Needs To Know [infographic] appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
WordPress is about to release version 3.5 in a few days. It’s scheduled for December 5 according to their timeline. This is in keeping with their recent release tempo of a new major release about once every six months. As always, there are changes and improvements with a new release, so here are some things The post 7 New WordPress Version 3.5 Features You Must Know About appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Popular OS X calendar app Fantastical released an app for iPhone Thursday. Sharing many of the same features as the Mac version of the app, Fantastical makes keeping up with both your work and home life easy to do. A DayTicker at the top of the screen in the app lets you swipe through your upcoming calendar. Each date shows a small visual representation of what you have scheduled for the day, with specific events listed below the particular day you have selected. Pulling down the DayTicker from the top of the screen will bring up a full calendar view. Sporting a look somewhat similar to Apple’s built-calendar, the calendar’s month view has dots displayed on dates you have e… Continue reading… More About: App, calendar, iOS, iphone
Microsoft have just announced that the much anticipated Surface Pro will be released in January, starting at $899 for a 64GB version and $999 for the 128GB version. Both of these come with a Surface pen but the Touch Cover or Type Covers will be sold separately. Also, be aware that the device takes up The post Microsoft Surface Pro Prices Revealed appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Is that time of the year, when we look at our industries in retrospect. Today, however, instead of telling you what was, we bring you something that could be… All these SEO/SEM startups launched in 2012, and aim to become stronger, better and more popular in 2013. PlagSpotter: duplicate content checking A must have tool The post Top 10 SEO Startups of 2012 appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Meteorologists look to social media to find the latest ground reports during severe weather. Here’s how to get reporters to see your photos and updates. More About: Hurricane Sandy, Weather, abc, citizen journalism
“Content marketing is not a new phenomenon. Yet, in the context of social media marketing and engagement, it has conjoined elements of communication in ways that (to most) came unforeseen. Here, experienced content marketers share bits of their creation, production, optimization, and distribution experience to help light the way.” The best content marketers in our The post 7 Content Marketing Tips from the Best in Social Business appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
The busy holiday season is upon us. Between marketing, shopping and eating I hope you find some time to catch some webinars. If you hear of any webinars during the week – be sure to send them my way. Enjoy! Proven Social Media Strategies to Drive People to Your Business Nov. 29th, 2:00 p.m. EST The post Weekly Webinars and Upcoming Events 11/28/2012 appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Barnes & Noble has updated its Android and iOS Nook app and made it available for download in the UK, the company has announced. The new features on both platforms include support for British English, French, Italian, German and Spanish. The iOS app has been optimized for the iPhone 5; it now also supports Apple’s screen magnification and VoiceOver features. The only new feature of note in the Android app is a name change, which will now be “NOOK” instead of (“B&N NOOK”) in your app tray. Of course, the most important change for both apps is their availability in the UK, which comes weeks after B&N launched its Nook devices in that country. You can get the iOS versio… Continue reading… More About: b&n, barnes & noble
For Twitter users with narcissistic tendencies, TweetLevel is, just like Klout, a pat on the back. Because it only analyzes Twitter, TweetLevel may seem a rather “limited” tool too. However, unlike Klout TweetLevel was designed to offer Twitter intelligence, and that’s something that few other social media analytics tools give you at no cost. Tweeter The post TweetLevel: Making Sense of Twitter Influence Beyond SEO appeared first on Search Engine Journal.