My Twitter Postings: 2008 to 2012

Four years of tweets at twitter.com/andreas_ramos

  • 20 Jan 2013: Added my collection of 19 brand style guides. ATT, Cornell, SUN, etc. At my folder at http://lnkd.in/av5KMF http://lnkd.in/NYspkg
  • 18 Jan 2013: Using Collaboration Tools in Doing Content Marketing?: http://lnkd.in/HNyU2X
  • 16 Jan 2013: Here’s a list of US cities that you can use to create control tests. http://lnkd.in/rka3pz #marketing #contentmarketing
  • 16 Jan 2013: Apple and Google have a secret underground bus system in Silicon Valley? http://bit.ly/V8xLQf
  • 16 Jan 2013: Sequenti.al’s white paper “Cookies Are Out” (Sept. 2012) states 63% of users disable/block/delete cookies.
  • 16 Jan 2013: http://lnkd.in/hmmjkz Rebecca Lieb has lots of corporate experience, which gives credibility to her book.
  • 16 Jan 2013: When Content Marketing Goes Wrong: The Atlantic, Scientology, and paid content: http://lnkd.in/85J4AC
  • 15 Jan 2013: #Google+ #hangout is dead this morning. 404 error msgs.
  • 14 Jan 2013: RT @tomforemski: 2013: The rise of corporate media and Silicon Valley’s disruption of all media. http://zd.net/11tZjBd #contentmarketing
  • 14 Jan 2013: http://lnkd.in/xkTpdX Mark Spanner posted a case study. He concludes: “Results: 3.2 times more leads rated as “hot” provided to…
  • 14 Jan 2013: http://lnkd.in/JpfRgC Mark: Very good example with lots of details. John: I don’t think any CFO is going to buy content marketing for…
  • 13 Jan 2013: Why are there no case studies in content marketing? What is needed for a case study? http://lnkd.in/3Twixq
  • 12 Jan 2013: Pick up 2-Buck Chuck. Next week: Up half buck. Stock up now; Good luck! 🙂
  • 11 Jan 2013: A short list of the necessary elements of a Content Marketing strategy. http://lnkd.in/t8zWwx
  • 11 Jan 2013: http://lnkd.in/MtrCrr I think only 16% or so (it’s a low number) of mid-and-large companies are outsourcing their content marketing….
  • 11 Jan 2013: http://lnkd.in/TsSAJR Exactly! I saw that article. We always look at open rates vs. the day of the week. It depends on the type of…
  • 10 Jan 2013: What happens when Google can’t show its ads at all? An ISP is deleting Google’s ads. http://nyti.ms/WA6yRc
  • 10 Jan 2013: What if Apple ran the Post Office? (Humor) http://blog.andreas.com/?p=425
  • 6 Jan 2013: Could Amazon kill Google? Is Google necessary? http://lnkd.in/X3DGgH
  • 5 Jan 2013: Here’s the draft of the cover for my next book: “Content Marketing Strategy & Tactics” http://lnkd.in/vVyxTW
  • 4 Jan 2013: RT @jfouts: Metrics & ROI – Three Myths of Social Media ROI #Infographic http://vsb.li/v0jLQH
  • 3 Jan 2013: @jaybaer Nice Abbe Pierre case story, but no ROI b/c it did NOT produce revenues.
  • 2 Jan 2013: Have you ever seen the first newspaper ad? Paris, 1836. Here are the ads. http://lnkd.in/-xrbUe
  • 2 Jan 2013: Yes, I’m at AOL offices. They get younger every year. pic.twitter.com/SfUCh5yo
  • 2 Jan 2013: What do YOU think is coming in 2013?: http://lnkd.in/RKBDwh
  • 1 Jan 2013: Sociogram in FB via Wolfram: http://lnkd.in/hRAEqc
  • 31 Dec 2012: Pandora sent me a summary for 2012. They played music to me 21,985 times.
  • 31 Dec 2012: RT ìSomething has gone terribly wrong when the biggest threat to our American economy is the American Congress.” – Senator Joe Manchin
  • 30 Dec 2012: You can buy my SEO, PPC, and analytics courseware. Use it to teach courses, training, etc. Go http://andreas.com/courseware.html
  • 30 Dec 2012: Why is marketing broken, why it won’t fix itself, and who’s going to fix it. http://bit.ly/WTzu8y
  • 28 Dec 2012: Have a great 2013! It’s finally the Teens! 🙂
  • 28 Dec 2012: When Instagram said they will sell users’ pixs, number of daily users dropped from 16.4m to 12.4m. Yep, they lost 25% of Öhttp://users.After
  • 28 Dec 2012: http://lnkd.in/BBBh-U Jo, I’d be reluctant to remove the low-traffic pages. They get only 14%, but these also have a long-term traffic…
  • 26 Dec 2012: A short note (a bit funny) about dealing with the kids at Google. http://lnkd.in/Yt-2Wh http://lnkd.in/fUwVHH
  • 19 Dec 2012: RT @tpldrew: Very useful infographic: The different types of wine! http://ow.ly/geeAn
  • 18 Dec 2012: Collection of Docs and PDFs on Content Marketing: http://lnkd.in/xyP2MQ
  • 17 Dec 2012: A Silicon Valley Joke: Someone who builds successful startups is serial founder. If the startups crashed, he’s a serial flounder.
  • 17 Dec 2012: Did you know there’s a better Twitter in China? http://lnkd.in/6s2Qnm
  • 16 Dec 2012: http://lnkd.in/tKHkPS After thinking more about this, native advertising (NA) is a halfway solution between tradition advertising and…
  • 16 Dec 2012: The one where I talk about social features in Chinese social sites that we don’t have in the US. http://lnkd.in/6s2Qnm
  • 14 Dec 2012: Native Advertising? Another word for Content Marketing?: http://lnkd.in/NS485z
  • 14 Dec 2012: bad news. shooting at a school in #Connecticut. 27 killed, incl. 18 school kids.
  • 14 Dec 2012: http://lnkd.in/ZmgsWE How well does it work? Depends on several things: – Quality of the press release. A poor press release can get…
  • 14 Dec 2012: 5:26 am. Went out to look at Gemenids. Overcast 🙁 Back to bed.
  • 13 Dec 2012: Collection of articles, PDFs, white papers, etc. on content marketing. (Free download, no reg.) https://www.box.com/andreasramos
  • 13 Dec 2012: Collection of Docs and PDFs on Content Marketing: http://lnkd.in/96fTJx
  • 12 Dec 2012: http://lnkd.in/mRt92J Yes, I put links in a press release and sent it out with the three in my first posting above. Tip: Use tracking…
  • 12 Dec 2012: RT @simrraanc: RT @Yeah_thatsmoney: I’ve lived through 1/1/1, 2/2/2, 3/3/3, 4/4/4, 5/5/5, 6/6/6, 7/7/7, 8/8/8, 9/9/9 10/10/10, 11/11/11…
  • 12 Dec 2012: http://lnkd.in/6W9mJB KPIs. There has been lots of talk about strategy and target audience. But the proof is in the numbers. We need…
  • 12 Dec 2012: Happy 12.12.12! 🙂
  • 10 Dec 2012: FB is down! The Mayan Apocalypse is happening! Run! Where to? Just run!
  • 9 Dec 2012: Where to send out press releases for free: http://lnkd.in/sP2D3B
  • 9 Dec 2012: http://lnkd.in/MM8_fX Nicolas says “There’s not much meat at the end of the long tail”; I’ve said similar: the long tail is skinny….
  • 8 Dec 2012: http://lnkd.in/mizjXD Move the low-traffic pages to the sitemap. You can also create an “Archives” page and list them there. All of those…
  • 8 Dec 2012: RT @ggreenwald: Vote for Guardian’s 2012 Person of the Year (and see current tallies): http://is.gd/xONY5C (Retweet this!)
  • 8 Dec 2012: New tool: Google Wildfire creates pages, posts, ads in Google+, Facebook, Twiter, Youtube, LinkedIn, Pinterest. WildfÖhttp://Wildfireapp.com
  • 5 Dec Class warfare erupts in Palo Alto! ®average millionaires® unite against the new money billionaires! pic.twitter.com/V9FPqGM9
  • 7 Dec 2012: @getLittleBird So if I subscribe and have a report of 500: same question. Can I bulk import into a Twitter List?
  • 7 Dec 2012: @getLittleBird Ok, I made a report (50 names). How to import into Twitter to create a Twitter List?
  • 7 Dec 2012: http://lnkd.in/WMZU9S Right now, I’m using a spreadsheet for a project. I’ll look into various tools in the next few months, but I’m…
  • 6 Dec 2012: So do you want ? or § for the holidays? ?
  • 5 Dec 2012: RT @TPLDrew: We need 2 more attendees to my virtual Brown Bag Lunch! http://ow.ly/fR9Ax . Join me at Andrew’s event.
  • 5 Dec 2012: http://lnkd.in/pXgWpd Thanks, I updated my list.
  • 5 Dec 2012: Time for lunch!
  • 4 Dec 2012: When was the American Revolution? No, not 1776. Here’s how I used Google nGram to find out. http://lnkd.in/bPAEGH
  • 4 Dec 2012: Google Glass: An entirely new form of entertainment? http://lnkd.in/-N7Rpg
  • 3 Dec 2012: @PaloAltoPolice traffic light out. Waverly n Oregon .
  • 3 Dec 2012: What tool allows me to create text transcript of video and add a search box to the video? #cmi @juntajoe
  • 3 Dec 2012: listening to Joe Pulizzi webinar. great stats. @juntajoe #cmi
  • 1 Dec 2012: BurgerBots? http://blog.andreas.com/?p=306
  • 30 Nov 2012 Where can I find upcoming webinars, confs, etc. for Content Marketing? Any good resources? #mediarelations12
  • 29 Nov 2012: SV startup stuff. And here’s the Stock Purchase Agreement doc. http://bit.ly/WxR2Fu (free, no reg.)
  • 29 Nov 2012: SV startup stuff. Need a Term Sheet for your VCs? NCVA-compliant. http://bit.ly/WxR2Fu (free, no reg.)
  • 29 Nov 2012: Sure, you could pay $25,000 to a Silicon Valley lawyer to get term sheets + a stock purchase agreement. Or get them free from me.
  • 28 Nov 2012: Lunch w Sinomedia. Major China publisher. They will publish my next book in China.
  • 27 Nov 2012: @Raul_Ramos When you make correction to your ebook, does Amazon push new version to previous buyers? Can U send updates?
  • 27 Nov 2012: List of Webinars for Content Marketing?: http://lnkd.in/E2Ejxa
  • 27 Nov 2012: Finished “Pancho Land”, by @Raul_Ramos (he’s friend, not relative). Political thriller about insurrection in the US.
  • 27 Nov 2012: Show me the numbers! How do you track results? Let’s hear specifics about metrics. #influencemktg
  • 27 Nov 2012: IBM’s report on Black Friday. See end of p. 4. Facebook sent 0.68% of sales. Twitter = 0.0%. http://ibm.co/QnZYiK
  • 27 Nov 2012: http://lnkd.in/ck9zeN Here are some ideas for topics: Short interviews with your engineers, developers, sales team, and support team. Ask…
  • 26 Nov 2012: Get a free copy of my Powerpoint template. http://lnkd.in/PtFJqR
  • 25 Nov 2012: Fun Stuff: Can you spot the diff? A Chinese Apple laptop. Compare the logo w/ your Apple logo! 🙂 pic.twitter.com/LJJAqPmL
  • 25 Nov 2012: @jfouts Kindle. Google Maps. FB. Twitter. That’s about it.
  • 25 Nov 2012: Did you know? US hardware buyers are 2X likely to research on manufacturersí websites, not Google. http://bit.ly/10DP5wk
  • 24 Nov 2012: A Chinese tablet, only US$110. Uses android. pic.twitter.com/yvyF8f08
  • 23 Nov Neil Barofsky ?@neilbarofsky And is awesome RT @freddoso: This exists: https://twitter.com/YourInAmerica
  • 23 Nov 2012: With Mariianne at Lyfe Cafe in Palo Alto. pic.twitter.com/VbdLSssz
  • 22 Nov 2012: Anaximander, the office cat. pic.twitter.com/cywLpmcw
  • 22 Nov 2012: @Support How about some ideas to improve Twitter? http://blog.andreas.com/?p=289
  • 22 Nov 2012: First draft of webpage for my new book. http://lnkd.in/sBpYaR
  • 22 Nov 2012: http://lnkd.in/EGs-CN For practically any other B2C or B2B product or service, it’s easy to figure out the target audience and their…
  • 21 Nov 2012: @TPLDrew Hey, you’re famous! Onion Talks on social media. V funny. Watch at http://bit.ly/UYkoBw
  • 21 Nov 2012: “Social Media” by Onion Talks w Cameron Hughes (who looks like Drew Davis, of “Brandscaping”). V funny. http://bit.ly/UYkoBw
  • 20 Nov 2012: HP paid $10 billion for a fake search engine? http://onforb.es/Q8i7kF
  • 18 Nov 2012: Spent weekend reading on digital content marketing. Wrote 16-page outline for my upcoming book. I’ll share draft chapters in Jan.
  • 18 Nov 2012: KPI eBook. Learn how to calculate your CPL, CPA to make your marketing profitable. Easy read. Free, no reg. http://bit.ly/UNbTJs
  • 16 Nov 2012: Tucker, the dog, sings at the piano. The craziest funniest video I’ve ever seen. 3.8m views. http://bit.ly/Uvs48d
  • 16 Nov 2012: Is Mobile Killing Google? Its operating margins are collapsing. The same for FB + ad-based sites. http://bit.ly/T6Aozp http://lnkd.in/c2U7-G
  • 15 Nov 2012: Pay attention to the social media aspect of the war in #Gaza. Both sides are using social media to get around MSM. Fascinating.
  • 14 Nov 2012: Live war. Israel and Hamas tweet as they bomb each other. @IDFSpokesperson vs @AlqassamBrigade They’re taunting each other. Surreal. #gaza
  • 8 Nov 2012: So… do you do it? Or just talk about it? Creator or curator? Look at the trend in the use of the word “curator.” http://lnkd.in/rjBVeA
  • 5 Nov 2012: Need to write a press release? Free template (Word) and example. Go http://lnkd.in/CPCAch
  • 4 Nov 2012: Need a one-page executive summary for your startup? I wrote one. Here it is. Use it for your startup. http://lnkd.in/dPR5cF
  • 4 Nov 2012: IDC: Android worldwide smartphone share now 75% (136m units shipped in Q3/12) Apple has 14.9%.
  • 30 Oct 2012: Set up an ad campaign in Twitter w/ $100 credit from AmEx. Very easy. Let’s see how this works.
  • 30 Oct 2012: I’m talking on digital marketing, branding, metrics for mid-size & large companies (San Jose, Nov. 6, 2-5p.) http://sdrv.ms/T8MSBn
  • 29 Oct 2012: NASA’s space video of Hurricane Sandy. http://yhoo.it/UajWdx
  • 25 Oct 2012: To paraphrase Peter Drucker: Business is innovation and marketing (everything else is admin work.)
  • 24 Oct 2012: Adobe’s report on the state of digital ads. Lots of data. http://adobe.ly/PPXRF5 (free, no reg)
  • 23 Oct 2012: Joined the staff of The CMO Council as a Digital Marketing Practice Leader. Evangelize and develop strategies for CMOs around the world.
  • 21 Oct 2012: Using Comcast Business DSL. We get 50.2 mbps download / 33.1 upload (per http://SpeedTest.net ). We pay $61/month. http://SpeedTest.net ).
  • 16 Oct 2012: Buy every Superbowl ad? $250m. Show your own jump from space? $1m. No TV, no competitor ads, 2.5 hours. http://lnkd.in/wU_zdg
  • 16 Oct 2012: Which should you use: blog, Facebook, or Twitter? Which works best for SEO? http://lnkd.in/ZwHqQH
  • 11 Oct 2012: 86% of marketing depts don’t use KPIs to measure social? Columbia Business School study. http://lnkd.in/v-7EyF
  • 4 Oct 2012: What to do about Yelp and the social recommendation sites when they trash your small business? See http://bit.ly/T6iVrq
  • 2 Oct 2012: Our trip in Sichuan. What it’s like to travel in China: the people, their homes, Peking Opera, the food, etc. http://bit.ly/SAELx8
  • 29 Sep 2012: Get Google’s playbook for display advertising. Free download. No reg. Go http://bit.ly/RqN1TT
  • 14 Sep 2012: JS-Kit/Echo’s commenting tool is closing 10/12. Switch to Disqus. Easy export/import. See http://bit.ly/OpCCnb http://lnkd.in/RMJ8Ha
  • 13 Sep 2012: Get Your FB Archive: It’s a file of all you’ve ever done on FB. It’s HTML, so you can add it to your site. Example: anÖhttp://lnkd.in/s5PjvC
  • 31 Aug 2012: Google is shutting down their TV ads service. It was great. But they never bothered to promote it. http://bit.ly/Q7YRBN
  • 31 Aug 2012: So Newt Gingrich’s Twitter acct is only 25% good? That high? 🙂 Go http://bit.ly/NGzq90
  • 31 Aug 2012: See the number of fake followers for any Twitter acct. Yep, I’m going to check YOUR Twitter followers! 🙂 Go http://bÖhttp://lnkd.in/rkxPA2
  • 30 Aug 2012: Unilever spent $6.3m in Axe body spray TV ads. Target audience 18-to-24-year-olds, but 60% never saw the ads. http://on.ft.com/SY1Yiz
  • 29 Aug 2012: See my LinkedIn Map (visualization of my social connections) at http://bit.ly/NDvmUm
  • 22 Aug 2012: Peter Thiel, one of FBís earliest investors, sold his 22.3m shares. Has anyone started a FB Deathwatch clock yet?
  • 14 Aug 2012: Groupon’s stock is down 22% today! What a deal! Be the first to buy! 🙂
  • 20 Jul 2012: The Numbers: Sports ROI? The National Guard paid $26.5m to sponsor Dale Earnhardt’s NASCAR racecar. 24,800 leads. 20 qualified. 0 joined.
  • 16 Jul 2012: Yahoo’s new CEO: Marissa Mayer http://nyti.ms/NDHuUC
  • 16 Jul 2012: How does Batman use predictive analytics? It’s also used in marketing, insurance, health, and other things. http://bit.ly/PJkSbj
  • 13 Jul 2012: Digg got dugg. $45m funding, 240m visitors/year, $200m valuation. Sold for $500K (price for Manhattan apartment or Palo Alto dog house.)
  • 2 Jul 2012: I looked at 150 mobile web sites & wrote a list of tips for mobile web design (incl. what to avoid.) http://bit.ly/N7OSLr
  • 1 Jul 2012: Apple finally buys the rights to the name “iPad” in China for $60m. http://buswk.co/OTX6ZG
  • 30 Jun 2012: #facebook is down and #twitter is overloaded. End of the world?
  • 27 Jun 2012: Does Google show a preference for the top brands? See for yourself. http://bit.ly/bjBbee
  • 24 Jun 2012: Apple store workers produce $473,000 in sales but get $11.25/hr. That explains unhappy Apple employees. http://nyti.ms/ME4ru7
  • 23 Jun 2012: Went up on the Silicon Valley Zeppelin this morning. Pixs at http://lnkd.in/e_TG4n
  • 22 Jun 2012: Yahoo sued Facebook. Why? Who will win? What did Google have to do with this? Why did Google lose? The real story: http://bit.ly/wAG2Ic
  • 20 Jun 2012: I wrote about the Steve Jobs bio. What was he like as a person and a businessman? Can we learn from that? http://biÖhttp://www.andreas.com
  • 17 Jun 2012: What to do today? Hear 50+ kinds of music. Free. Today in Palo Alto, starting at 3pm. http://www.pamusicday.org/
  • 15 Jun 2012: Tom Foremski writes about #comscore white paper Do #facebook ads work?. http://bit.ly/KNl0zi
  • 15 Jun 2012: Does #FB advertising work? What’s in the #ComScore doc? I read it; My summary: Bad news for #Facebook & Social. http://blog.andreas.com/2012/06/13/facebooks-comcast-white-paper/ Ö
  • 13 Jun 2012: Does FB advertising work? What’s in the ComCast doc? I read it; here’s my summary: Bad news for FB and Social. http://Öhttp://lnkd.in/cHxGKt
  • 7 Jun 2012: See if your LinkedIn password was stolen. Use this tool to check. http://bit.ly/Lauc1C . My PW was stolen. Pass this tÖhttp://lnkd.in/JPYJKA
  • 2 Jun 2012: Has #peekyou ever published data on the ratio of real vs fake followers for #obama?
  • 23 May 2012: Correlate: Odd (but useful) Google tool. Enter keyword to see correlated topics. Use it to uncover patterns. http://bit.ly/pGIWAo
  • 21 May 2012: Why the banks propped up Facebook. http://www.forbes.com/sites/davidmaris/2012/05/21/facebook-stock-drops-what-really-goes-on-in-ipos/ Ö
  • 15 May 2012: Ad CTR and A/B Testing: Often, ad CTRs range from high to low. This hurts sales. Why? See http://blog.andreas.com/
  • 11 May 2012: Prime Minister? Or Prime Twit? David Cameron, Prime Minister of the UK, signed his text messages with “LOL”. He thought that meant “Lots ofÖ
  • 2 May 2012: Are there laws in computering? There’s Moore’s Law (the number of transistors on a chip doubles every two years). HereÖhttp://lnkd.in/YzDfdA
  • 2 May 2012: Want to know how many FB Likes you have for your website? Or any website? Use Kamil’s free tool: http://zubastat.com/
  • 13 Apr 2012: What did Instagram really get? It’s not $1billion. http://blog.andreas.com/2012/04/13/1-billion-is-actually/ Ö
  • 6 Apr 2012: Eyetracking analysis of FB Timeline: Banner, apps, & pinned story ignored, confused layout. See http://www.allfacebook.com/simple-usability-timeline-pages-2012-04 Ö
  • 4 Apr 2012: Need info, data, stats, etc. for mobile? Best resource: GSMA. Global association for the mobile industry. http://www.gsma.com
  • 31 Mar 2012: FB “upgraded” 37m business pages to Timeline yesterday. I estimate about 75% (28m) were updated involuntarily.
  • 28 Mar 2012: If you show up in SEO, why pay for ads? However, studies show BOTH organic & paid ads get more traffic. http://bit.ly/GYo791
  • 27 Mar 2012: The CMO Council’s March newsletter published my notes on FB’s switch to timelines for company pages. See http://www.marketingmagnified.com/#feature2
  • 20 Mar 2012: What type of apps are most popular? http://fb.me/1g1OQjSfM
  • 19 Mar 2012: Email? Mom, what’s “email”? 63% of teens use text messaging daily. Only 39% make phone calls. 29% send messages… http://fb.me/stD1fpMI
  • 15 Mar 2012: Just the Facts: Google is going to get rid of links. No money in that anyway. They’ll just show you the answer to… http://fb.me/19wPEdg1S
  • 15 Mar 2012: Yahoo sues FB over patents. What’s the secret history? Oh, yes, there’s a very dark secret here. FB will pay… http://fb.me/1rlgKCyn0
  • 8 Mar 2012: And here is Bloomingdales, which switched to new FB format. Bloomie’s put a big orange illustration at the top…. http://fb.me/1z1f6MjM9
  • 8 Mar 2012: A friend asked me about the diff for companies with old FB and new FB. Here’s a side-by-side comparison. Here is… http://fb.me/1rmsf0nw6
  • 8 Mar 2012: FB released an updated IPO filing. At p. 24, they state 5-6% of accounts may be fake and 5% of traffic may be… http://fb.me/1eYz8CKb9
  • 7 Mar 2012: The new iPad is called “iPad”, not “iPad 3”. So if I have an old iPad, I can say I have the new iPad because it’s also an iPad?
  • 6 Mar 2012: @KaitlynWilkins Liked your article at AdAge re: FB Timeline. See what I wrote at http://facebook.com/andreas.work
  • 6 Mar 2012: Google Play: Okay, Sergey, so Google Music was a failure. Let’s rename it as Google Play! They’ll really like it this time!
  • 6 Mar 2012: @drsidshah hey, what do u think of FB’s changes? this affects EF, no? see what i wrote at http://facebook.com/andreas.work
  • 5 Mar 2012: Facebook Fan Pages: What Changed and What Does This Mean? On March 1st, Facebook (FB) rolled out the biggest… http://fb.me/1aiu3HJHS
  • 1 Mar 2012: A friend sent this over: He’s managing the digital marketing at large company. He lowered cost-per-click (CPC) by… http://fb.me/10eEMxN7Y
  • 1 Mar 2012: Meanwhile, newspapers continue their death plunge. Their revenues is at the level of 1950. Must-read article at… http://fb.me/1KAPYTaek
  • 29 Feb 2012: Oops, FB did it again. FB changed the layout of all fan pages. It now uses the Timeline layout. My hand-coded… http://fb.me/1AhLsLI7g
  • 29 Feb 2012: Wait! A customer just entered the store! Something’s happening at Google+. G+ traffic has doubled in the last few… http://fb.me/1pps03TDc
  • 28 Feb 2012: “iPad III: Revenge of the Nork.” The saga continues. In this episode, the Nork kidnap Princess Lulilee and…… http://fb.me/1DTseWVpB
  • 24 Feb 2012: Will a Do Not Track rule affect behavioral retargeting (remarketing)? A) Firefox added a Do-Not-Track button four… http://fb.me/ylyfqtH8
  • 22 Feb 2012: No Benjamins on FB. Gap, Nordstorms, and JC Pennys shut down their FB stores. No sales. FB is good for many… http://fb.me/1kbx7yZjQ
  • 16 Feb 2012: How do you say G+ in Chinese? Hexie? Let’s sing in three-part harmony… hmm… I only hear the sound of… http://fb.me/1LXpZWFQ0
  • 14 Feb 2012: It’s your choice: Do you want old, limited, basic Google Search? Or join the New! Enhanced! Powerful! Super!… http://fb.me/149Am6afv
  • 14 Feb 2012: It’s a really good thing that Steve is dead… Apple lost the rights to the name iPad in China. And since iPads… http://fb.me/19Nw6Lp1G
  • 14 Feb 2012: Numbers: I reached a milestone today: I’ve spent $1 million of Google’s money. I manage the Google Foundation… http://fb.me/14OlJtyLG
  • 9 Feb 2012: Twitter is rolling out a new interface. It’s available to some people, but not others. http://fb.me/1vICmsEQk
  • 9 Feb 2012: http://techcrunch.com/2012/02/08/thismoment-acquires-position2-becomes-full-service-promotion-engine/ Ö http://fb.me/1EAmeVRLx
  • 9 Feb 2012: http://techcrunch.com/2012/02/08/thismoment-acquires-position2-becomes-full-service-promotion-engine/ Ö
  • 8 Feb 2012: Google Waves… Now called Ripples 🙂 You post in G+, people pass your post on to other people, and that shows up as a Ripples graph.
  • 8 Feb 2012: The Numbers: Per SEC filings: Has FB peaked? FB added 248MM (to total 608MM) in 2010; FB added 237MM (total… http://fb.me/1v0CBamXX
  • 7 Feb 2012: Pinterest: Yeah, yeah, another tool. I keep hearing about this one, more and more lately, so I’ll sign up for it… http://fb.me/Qlg2RX77
  • 6 Feb 2012: Client’s Question #6: “How much is our competitor spending?” Although a number of companies offer tools that… http://fb.me/tp37NwNK
  • 3 Feb 2012: Komen reversed their decision. They will support Planned Parenthood. http://bit.ly/wf7dfx
  • 3 Feb 2012: More Numbers: – Google Search has 66% US market share. In many other countries, G has 90% or more. More than… http://fb.me/Pj2guAgS
  • 3 Feb 2012: The Numbers: Android phone activations are now 700,000 per day.
  • 2 Feb 2012: The Halo Effect is real: Zynga’s stock shot up from $10 to $12.70 on the news of FB’s IPO. http://fb.me/1cUeI1dAy
  • 31 Jan 2012: FB to IPO tomorrow for only $5B? Apparently they’re going to do a (very) small IPO. http://fb.me/sP1tKbxV
  • 30 Jan 2012: Forbes makes a few good points on why the FB IPO won’t matter: a) The stock is wildly overvalued and will drop… http://fb.me/WJDCw2kZ
  • 29 Jan 2012: Added the G+ badge to my website. The trick is to find your G+ ID. I went to my G+ profile, clicked on Circles,… http://fb.me/14Dg8tJiz
  • 29 Jan 2012: Added the G+ badge to my website. The trick is to find your G+ ID, it’s a long string of numbers. I went to G+… http://fb.me/1jpvf2GlC
  • 28 Jan 2012: Affiliate Marketing: Most web scams are affiliates. You want to sell your product (say, embroidered pillows). You… http://fb.me/DX1kJw4d
  • 27 Jan 2012: Who does Google think you are? Find out. See what Google knows about you. http://fb.me/15cbqrWJz
  • 25 Jan 2012: A white paper on the use of Google+ for corporate marketing and communications…. http://fb.me/PBkdUQaT
  • 25 Jan 2012: A review of over 100 top corporate websites: effectiveness, message, contact, etc. Very useful document. http://fb.me/1Bu54mUbG
  • 23 Jan 2012: I read Byron Sharp’s book “How Brands Grow” (2011, Oxford) this weekend. It was mentioned by Google in their… http://fb.me/1E9ihI34V
  • 20 Jan 12 2012: More about Google Quality Raters. They’re the 10,000 humans who review sites for Google. Yes, that’s right:… http://fb.me/1wf6SPsjd
  • 19 Jan 12 2012: The anti-SOPA protests had an effect. This shows how congress critters switched their positions on SOPA. http://fb.me/Zemcmqd7
  • 19 Jan 12 2012: “G+ Your World” (or whatever Google is calling it this week). Several conversations in the last few days about… http://fb.me/1FlDUvNgB
  • 19 Jan 12 2012: Hurry up with that FB IPO! Kids in India are getting tired of social media. http://fb.me/1rLcsGglI
  • 16 Jan 12 2012: India plans to build 1,000 universities and 50,000 colleges in the next ten years. By comparison, the total… http://fb.me/1luvvSSo9
  • 10 Jan 12 2012: The article matches what we’ve been seeing in the last six months: Google gives priority to sites with high… http://fb.me/K2QtXcwm
  • 9 Jan 12 2012: The Numbers: or, Zynga finds out that it’s not a game. Their stock is now at $8.00. http://fb.me/1m6xWbh71
  • 3 Jan 12 2012: Google Correlate lets you enter a term so you can see if it matches what is happening in the world. It also finds… http://fb.me/178snKAUM
  • 3 Jan 12 2012: Want to see your competitors’ image ads (banner ads)? Try http://www.moat.com http://fb.me/1BZop4T2Z
  • 27 Dec 2011: While everyone is still napping from the holidays, I got yet another Google certification.
  • 27 Dec 2011: I wrote about the Steve Jobs bio. What was he like as a person and as a businessman, and whether we can learn… http://fb.me/17Zbsmun8
  • 22 Dec 2011: If ATT can’t buy T-Mobile, did they sabotage it? My T-Mobile phone won’t receive calls today. Is the T-Mobile system down everywhere?
  • 21 Dec 2011: Psst! Hey, you! Yeah, you. Come here. Wanna tip? It’s worth a billion. Yeah, a billion. Here’s the tip: Figure… http://fb.me/VOU3XXN5
  • 19 Dec 2011: Oh, somewhere in this favored land, the sun is shining bright, The band is playing somewhere, and somewhere… http://fb.me/1lyGWBPDV
  • 16 Dec 2011: Free tech support (Really. No gimmicks.) Answers and help for everything about your computer or digital devices…. http://fb.me/1lalmBgrJ
  • 16 Dec 2011: Are you a media planner? Looking for a job? Live in the SF Bay Area? There are several openings. Email me.
  • 16 Dec 2011: Zynga IPOed today and… well, it could have been worse. They opened at $10 and closed at $9.98. Anyway. They… http://fb.me/UMIx09Q4
  • 15 Dec 2011: “Sir, the drone went rogue.” Something’s happening with Google Insights. On Saturday, Dec. 10, the lights went… http://fb.me/Tyw0cgiW
  • 15 Dec 2011: Tips and ideas on social and marketing from Yahoo’s new magazine. (The magazine is at… http://fb.me/C7GbFt0i
  • 13 Dec 2011: Here’s a free copy of my eBook on KPIs. Learn how to use LTV (Lifetime Value), CPL (Cost-per-Lead), etc. to… http://fb.me/1i0cYdqT6
  • 12 Dec 2011: Germany is building a vast solar energy farm in North Africa that will provide electricity for all of Europe. http://fb.me/1xJtVjBuw
  • 8 Dec 2011: A flexible transparent tablet that makes the iPad look like stone tablets? Here’s Samsung’s ideas for what these… http://fb.me/1dd4dlj8z
  • 8 Dec 2011: Thinking of switching to ATT? Think some more. http://fb.me/uGALQYVl
  • 7 Dec 2011: Looking for your next job? Curious about salaries in your area? Here are salaries for SEO/PPC/SEM directors,… http://fb.me/1yk5VShcm
  • 7 Dec 2011: A friend asked about SEO. Here’s my reply: Most books and articles about SEO were written 3-5 years ago. At that… http://fb.me/1b5wzewRy
  • 1 Dec 2011: Is Google against you? Yes, pretty much. Here’s a good summary of Google’s current SEO status. There are… http://fb.me/1rSCvxf2s
  • 30 Nov 2011: Adobe bought Efficient Frontier this morning. It makes a nice accompaniment for its acquisition of Omniture last… http://fb.me/1iiTzj3rJ
  • 30 Nov 2011: The most useful app on my phone is a bar code scanner. I can check prices to see if it’s cheaper at other stores…. http://fb.me/1f7lz2xBk
  • 23 Nov 2011: Google Waves Goodbye… Google is shutting down Google Wave. They waited until everyone left for T-Day holiday and… http://fb.me/AwZVJzTG
  • 21 Nov 2011: Something horrible has happened at Adsense. I think they’re all dead. I’ve been trying to contact Adsense for six… http://fb.me/182IJYjWL
  • 16 Nov 2011: Google Music launched. You can upload up to 20,000 songs and listen to your music on any computer, tablet (incl…. http://fb.me/1fZXlLKAO
  • 15 Nov 2011: Are video war games just another way to do gay needlepoint? http://fb.me/xAqa2r2i
  • 14 Nov 2011: I’m reading about microformats for SEO and came across a new project. Last week, a jobs database was released that… http://fb.me/LEi9gSdI
  • 14 Nov 2011: Another change gives priority to official sites. Google writes: “We try hard to give our users the most relevant… http://fb.me/vbVNGwd7
  • 14 Nov 2011: Google made a number of changes to their search engine. In one change, they put more emphasis on recent… http://fb.me/1gJ1DU2sY
  • 11 Nov 2011: Fast Company writes about he SV tech wars: Google vs. Apple vs. Amazon vs. Facebook. Some interesting points… http://fb.me/1fDIC3sg9
  • 11 Nov 2011: “Wait! I just saw it move! It’s alive!” Something’s happening at Google+. There’s been a slight uptick in… http://fb.me/FizZr5bD
  • 10 Nov 2011: Alright already. I ordered the Steve Jobs bio. I’ll read it over Turkey Weekend.
  • 9 Nov 2011: David doesn’t sleep: he has degrees in computers and law, runs a startup, writes books, and does a video blog,… http://fb.me/Pc5PeeuE
  • 8 Nov 2011: Which came first? The chicken or the iPhone? Android was founded in 2003 and bought by Google in 2005. The first iPhone appeared in 2007.
  • 8 Nov 2011: We took over a Google Adwords account. The previous agency got $297.78 CPLs (cost-per-lead) at a 0.9% conversion… http://fb.me/1oUi8yamr
  • 3 Nov 2011: Working with an intern. He said he chose marketing because he hated math. Guess what? 🙂 http://fb.me/19ry9rUsk
  • 28 Oct 2011: The Numbers: Last quarter, Samsung shipped 27.8m smart phones. Apple shipped 17.1m, which just barely beat… http://fb.me/1nL0YuCgS
  • 20 Oct 2011: Google continues to overhaul products. RSS Reader and GMail are due for major changes. They’ll be tied closer to… http://fb.me/WFOMs22Q
  • 19 Oct 2011: Summary of features in Android’s Ice Cream Sandwich, to be available in Nov for 2.3+ Android devices. Some are… http://fb.me/1m7btQuD9
  • 17 Oct 2011: Did Steve Jobs kill himself? His cancer was treatable, but he refused treatment. Why?… http://fb.me/17p2saIat
  • 14 Oct 2011: How to Get Rich with Google! 🙂 Yes, you can get money every month from Google. But how? Here’s what to do: 1)… http://fb.me/17ObgAgu2
  • 14 Oct 2011: iPad3 next week, to be followed by iPad4…: Apple started production of iPad3. The iPad2 is reaching EOL… http://fb.me/KtW14Zpd
  • 14 Oct 2011: 24% of Blackberry owners plan to switch? Make that 23%. I switched yesterday. I got so tired of the Blackberry… http://fb.me/HnhiwB9t
  • 13 Oct 2011: A really good reason to get an Android. Your Android phone or tablet can translate 16 languages for you:… http://fb.me/1n9fr8PDW
  • 12 Oct 2011: Turned on Timeline in FB. (It’s still in beta, so only developers can see it.) It’s somewhat like a blog. It also… http://fb.me/1fOtz4Pec
  • 12 Oct 2011: “Don’t cheer, boys!…” Things aren’t so good at FB. More than half of FB’s revenues come from gaming ($1.3B),… http://fb.me/116iSjgoV
  • 12 Oct 2011: “Okay, so that didn’t work. What now?” Google opened up Google+ on Sept. 20. Anyone could join. No secret… http://fb.me/18i8oMEqZ
  • 12 Oct 2011: “Whoops!” A Google engineer wrote a long internal rant about the problems with G+ (and the problems with Google’s… http://fb.me/1j6l7ZMgV
  • 12 Oct 2011: Instead of “print media”, shall we call it “fake media”? As much as 41% of the Wall Street Journal’s European… http://fb.me/R0VUeXEM
  • 11 Oct 2011: Tom Foremski, one of the leading tech journalists, launched a new website today for Silicon Valley news. Here’s an… http://fb.me/QuIaWZBc
  • 11 Oct 2011: Memorials to Steve Jobs at the Palo Alto Apple Store. http://fb.me/R1xHCUC7
  • 10 Oct 2011: Facebook finally gets around to releasing a FB app for the iPad. http://fb.me/1muEU0Fv6
  • 10 Oct 2011: Netflix drops Qwikster. This morning, they gave up on the idea of splitting Netflix into two services. Good decision.
  • 7 Oct 2011: Tiangong, China’s new space station, will be visible in Palo Alto tonight. It’ll be easy to see: Look at… http://fb.me/1bK2oelB4
  • 7 Oct 2011: A very funny interview. FB says advertisers should stop looking at CTR and conversions. Yeah, right. The only… http://fb.me/132GZz03B
  • 6 Oct 2011: The computer industry is software and chips, but it is also people with brilliant visions: Andrew Grove, Bill… http://fb.me/1dBVazVDf
  • 13 Sep 2011: Twitterlytics? Tweetalytics? Twitter Analytics? Twitter is releasing a reporting tool. Beta for a few days and the… http://fb.me/NXaaVQUZ
  • 13 Sep 2011: Tim Berners-Who? My Klout score (48) is higher than Tim Berners-Lee (47). Klout and PeerIndex are good ideas, but… http://fb.me/102UtGM77
  • 13 Sep 2011: “I’m not dead yet! I think I’ll go for a walk!” Interest in Google+ is at 3% of its peak in mid-July. It’s been… http://fb.me/wuw2zdda
  • 12 Sep 2011: Does PPC affect offline sales? Google tested four major food brands in various markets. When they turned on PPC,… http://fb.me/14g43GhuM
  • 11 Sep 2011: Built an iFrame page for a friend’s company page at Facebook. FB certainly makes this needlessly convoluted. But it works! 🙂
  • 9 Sep 2011: TechnoMoms: 83% of moms now research online if they see a TV commercial that interests them. If you show a TV ad,… http://fb.me/DrS9DkvI
  • 9 Sep 2011: Google released a (free) 75-page ebook on real-time marketing. Lots of data. It may also signal a shift in… http://fb.me/1hqeH3lUX
  • 6 Sep 2011: ROI in Social Media: What to measure and why. Here’s a clear article on metrics for social media. http://fb.me/1afxdyIef
  • 29 Aug 2011: Google = Evil. Google was busted in a major sting operation. A fugitive drug dealer turned informant and helped… http://fb.me/SIQFV9S6
  • 29 Aug 2011: Why does G+ require real names? What is their goal? It is a bank? http://fb.me/Yj4pISLd
  • 29 Aug 2011: Google Analytics turned on Multichannel Attribution tool for all accounts. It’s free. Go to your Google… http://fb.me/12FDhoewd
  • 27 Aug 2011: Webcams in NYC: A bit of rain, not much else. People strolling around. These are high-res large image webcams. http://fb.me/LFe1TfIr
  • 27 Aug 2011: Google+ or Google-? Google+ has reached a new low: It’s down to 5% of the peak. Click the link to see the chart. http://fb.me/1gU7TJgXV
  • 26 Aug 2011: Lots of examples, ideas, and projects at Facebook Studio. http://fb.me/1aBOKwuHr
  • 26 Aug 2011: 5-Star Reviews for $5? It’s turned into an industry. http://fb.me/Wspdfg21
  • 25 Aug 2011: How to improve your company’s revenue by 20%? Easy. Just add a bit of… http://fb.me/HdtojeDm
  • 24 Aug 2011: More details from the WSJ on Steve Jobs’ resignation. http://fb.me/QmAZ65pJ
  • 24 Aug 2011: Steve Jobs resigned just now. Assigned Tim Cook as the new CEO. http://fb.me/183cIzzbq
  • 24 Aug 2011: FB shuts down its Facebook Places (a clone of Foursquare). http://fb.me/VFMHYBWw
  • 24 Aug 2011: Thinking about paying for content at eHow, Hubspot, Demand Media, etc.? Think again. Google’s change in the… http://fb.me/Dh54RTK0
  • 23 Aug 2011: Despite what His Steveness says, Apple didn’t invent tablets. That was already done in 1968. Another… http://fb.me/10tdGmeHk
  • 23 Aug 2011: A scientific basis for free coffee and donuts at work and school? http://fb.me/Frz0PAEC
  • 19 Aug 2011: Here’s the background on why a few European companies have tens of thousands of mobile device patents. http://fb.me/yshpYwsp
  • 18 Aug 2011: “Okay, boss, we’re in with the “Kids & Cabernet” demographic, but we’ve lost the moms.” Who’s using Google+? The… http://fb.me/17yBt3XQ3
  • 18 Aug 2011: HP buys Autonomy for $3b. http://fb.me/CqVr0PhY
  • 18 Aug 2011: Did Google just totally screw up? Look at this Nielsen chart for cell phone market share. Apple = 28%; Google… http://fb.me/GdVUySHR
  • 17 Aug 2011: GMail Translator: Did you know Gmail can translate your emails from other languages? In Gmail, go to the little… http://fb.me/1eJWBFt9S
  • 17 Aug 2011: SES SF 2011: The main trade show for SEO is on this week in SF… and I didn’t go. It’s the first time I’ve… http://fb.me/1cvsEDWMK
  • 16 Aug 2011: Groupon has no business model and no profits. It doesn’t work at a small scale and it still doesn’t work on a… http://fb.me/y6JqrxXN
  • 16 Aug 2011: Facebook? Like, whatever. 24% of 18-29-year olds are bored with social media. Another 31% say it’s not so much fun… http://fb.me/TuRrRBLt
  • 15 Aug 2011: Google + Motorola? There’s a few good reasons and many bad reasons. http://fb.me/tefJbcyq
  • 14 Aug 2011: It appears FB has released Power Editor, an ad editor that uses its API, similar to Keyword Editor for GAW. We… http://fb.me/144p8tcdn
  • 12 Aug 2011: Google+ Flatline? G+ is down at 10-11% for the last week. No movement. http://fb.me/GNnNyAFg
  • 11 Aug 2011: ìThese days, itís becoming clear that innovation flourishes best not on devices but in the social spaces between… http://fb.me/10wX8knfo
  • 11 Aug 2011: FB now allows ad targeting by zip code. http://fb.me/RwGhJct3
  • 9 Aug 2011: Twitter adds pixs to tweets. Many changes are coming soon.
  • 9 Aug 2011: Twitter adds images! Yippee! pic.twitter.com/irwD2nB
  • 8 Aug 2011: Infoworld’s article about Google’s structural problems. G spends $3.8b on R&D, yet earns only $1.2b from… http://fb.me/171cn3GM2
  • 8 Aug 2011: London’s Riots Don’t Use Twitter: (37%) of British teens use BlackBerry Messenger (BBM). It allows one-to-many… http://fb.me/13D2EN2Td
  • 7 Aug 2011: Watching the riots in London. Kids are using Twitter to arrange flash mob attacks on stores. 100 kids show up,… http://fb.me/FYVFGXRw
  • 5 Aug 2011: Are oil companies are using fake Twitter accounts to manipulate public opinion? http://fb.me/183Yb77rV
  • 5 Aug 2011: Does Google innovate? In ten years, Google has earned some $150-200b. They’ve hired 20-30,000 top engineers…. http://fb.me/16wY1a23j
  • 4 Aug 2011: Looking for a job? I put this together for friends: The job sites with the most postings for digital jobs:… http://fb.me/1cBTsF2Zw
  • 4 Aug 2011: Looking at @PeerIndex. Similar to Klout. http://bit.ly/yourPI
  • 4 Aug 2011: Klout Scores: Good article with analysis of the impact of celebrity tweets for various campaigns. Graphs and… http://fb.me/Tt4eBzuF
  • 3 Aug 2011: The (Fake?) Numbers: 85% of the Twitter followers of the top GOP candidates are fake. 98% of Gingrich’s… http://fb.me/GJbihDaO
  • 2 Aug 2011: Check out that chart. Google+ is sinking. http://fb.me/17c1FqIOY
  • 2 Aug 2011: The good news: Newt Gingrich has 1.3 million followers in Twitter. The bad news: Only 8% are human. http://fb.me/19oL6mc1s
  • 2 Aug 2011: Michael Vick (some sort of person in sports) has a website that is entirely a social media site. Very clever. http://fb.me/18X4APhUI
  • 2 Aug 2011: A good summary (w lots of numbers) about social media: the current state and the near future. From the Position2… http://fb.me/BdDniGAr
  • 30 Jul 2011: You can’t hide. Google+ has decided people can’t have private profiles in Google anymore. On Monday, they’re going… http://fb.me/t07Z8tuk
  • 29 Jul 2011: EOD, EOW, EOM. End of Day, Week, and Month. Whew! I thought computers were supposed to be labor-saving devices. A… http://fb.me/12Bf5L7Jz
  • 28 Jul 2011: What’s with the emergency siren in Foster City? (11:27 am) Earthquake? Floods? Godzilla? Lindsay Lohan?
  • 27 Jul 2011: July 27, 1981: Microsoft release DOS. Yep, DOS has its birthday today. It’s 30 years old. Remember how to write… http://fb.me/19ZaGZxkL
  • 27 Jul 2011: In 1995, I worked at SGI. A few years later, SGI collapsed and the empty building was taken over by Google…. http://fb.me/HEHeTMSM
  • 27 Jul 2011: Acxiom announces new CEO: Scott Howe, former VP at Microsoft. http://fb.me/BVXST0Et
  • 27 Jul 2011: Acxiom announces new CEO: Scott Howe, formerly from Microsoft. http://bit.ly/nFLTsn
  • 25 Jul 2011: Wordstream’s chart of the most expensive verticals for keywords in Google Adwords PPC. http://fb.me/YbPjEH01
  • 24 Jul 2011: Today’s Chart: Shows the trend for interest in Google+. It peaked on release and is now downwards. It hasn’t… http://fb.me/153ARTfHJ
  • 22 Jul 2011: News from Norway at bt.no and ba.no (in Norwegian). #norge #norway
  • 22 Jul 2011: America’s Fastest Growing City is… Bieber, California? Yep. Bieber (pop. 312) now has 5,721 people (18.3X… http://fb.me/1bUYDtbLb
  • 20 Jul 2011: Any guesses when Google will start placing ads on Google+? Will G+ show text ads or banner ads? I’m guessing… http://fb.me/15jHgEYIJ
  • 20 Jul 2011: Big in Brazil: Exame, the leading Brazilian business magazine, interviewed me last week about SEO and social… http://fb.me/PZCd2LnZ
  • 19 Jul 2011: Interest in G+ spiked, fell, rose a bit, and fell again. It’s currently half of what it was two weeks ago. Click… http://fb.me/KYYSkKT2
  • 18 Jul 2011: Notes + pixs from my trip to Saudi Arabia. What it’s like. http://bit.ly/qkOTX4
  • 15 Jul 2011: And here’s an article from Stanford’s business newsletter. Parents, get rid of your kid’s iPad. Let’s start with… http://fb.me/1anxgOiPF
  • 15 Jul 2011: Another good article at HBR. A brand isn’t just a slogan. It includes your people, your customer service, and more. http://fb.me/13428qrXK
  • 14 Jul 2011: Google did $9b in Q2/2011. That’s $36b/year. Facebook may possibly make $1b in advertising for 2011 (more than… http://fb.me/xLtkzimc
  • 14 Jul 2011: Twitter is about to add advertising. http://fb.me/BL1N7sKS
  • 13 Jul 2011: Good article from Harvard Business Review about social media strategies. Lots of ideas, examples, and data here. http://fb.me/Bt7yK1xo
  • 11 Jul 2011: Google iRiver: Only $139 at Target. It’s a clone of the Kindle book reader. http://fb.me/K1hk8d4J
  • 7 Jul 2011: Kids sleep w their cell phones under their pillows so they won’t miss a text message. They’re getting 30 text… http://fb.me/wE52MuDi
  • 6 Jul 2011: Now with ice! Blackberrys now freeze once a day. They updated the OS a month ago, but whoops! It crashes several… http://fb.me/xCid6cpW
  • 6 Jul 2011: FB’s “awesome launch”? Video chat via Skype in FB. That’s it?
  • 1 Jul 2011: Interesting discussion about Google+ ; It could replace Twitter. Twitter is, okay, really lousy software. All of… http://fb.me/tPYIoBqW
  • 1 Jul 2011: Zynga filed for an IPO today. Those play-dollars turn into green dollars.
  • 1 Jul 2011: Google is adding social metrics to Google Analytics. It can now track/display the +1 activity. But it’s not a… http://fb.me/QT5M9TiW
  • 30 Jun 2011: SV Poker: You bid $2 and I’ll raise $3… If Google talks about Google+, then FB said this morning they will… http://fb.me/NsWLGAk6
  • 28 Jun 2011: “Google+” is Google’s upcoming social platform. A few people have seen it. Here’s a description. To get people… http://fb.me/18ZwqiDgM
  • 28 Jun 2011: Matt asked me about Google +1. I put it on my andreas.com site. It has 30-50,000 monthly visitors. Only two… http://fb.me/18qpVYtW6
  • 27 Jun 2011: Leo Hugo (Acxiom UK) send this. Iíve been saying this for months: there is a major change going on with the web…. http://fb.me/Yv9g0qWU
  • 27 Jun 2011: PeerIndex is a Klout clone. If you sign up, they’ll start spamming your followers. Avoid.
  • 24 Jun 2011: Comcast was getting hammered over the service guy sleeping on the sofa and other service problems, so Frank… http://fb.me/TbLKUcFQ
  • 24 Jun 2011: Numbers: Projected display revenues for 2012: Facebook ($2.87b), Yahoo ($1.85b) and Google ($1.82b) according to… http://fb.me/105erdFRT
  • 23 Jun 2011: Bit by bit… Okay, the new blog is up. No content yet, but it’s up. I’ve also created archive pages of my blog… http://fb.me/13q63tnRA
  • 23 Jun 2011: Community Manager: Looking for someone to moderate comments in Facebook and Twitter. Work from home. Weekly… http://fb.me/PQKRDjKj
  • 22 Jun 2011: A page is available ONLY if you have a high Klout score? Losers go away? A new idea at Klout. Check this out. http://fb.me/17PYsgfeB
  • 21 Jun 2011: A tweet here, a tweet there… You can create Twitter feeds on topics and add these to your web pages. See an… http://fb.me/XQXg06tm
  • 20 Jun 2011: A job-screening company now archives everything on FB for 7 years. Even if you delete it, they keep it. They offer… http://fb.me/MijnxAbI
  • 18 Jun 2011: This Sunday: World Music Day in Palo Alto. 3-7:30. Free. 50 music groups.
  • 17 Jun 2011: I’m speaking on the impact of social on SEO. Bay Area Health Care Breakfast Club, June 30, 7:30 am. RSVP to… http://fb.me/13MFpA8ai
  • 17 Jun 2011: I’m speaking on the impact of social on SEO. Bay Area Health Care Breakfast Club, June 30, 7:30 am. RSVP to BreakfastClub@PillsburyLaw.com
  • 17 Jun 2011: Saudi Revolution… by women driving cars? Women are defying the ban. Go, girl! http://bit.ly/jff7jG http://fb.me/14Ke0amL6
  • 17 Jun 2011: New Word: tMail = Terrestial mail. Another word for snail mail. Mail sent via the post office, such as post… http://fb.me/13JXRlPPl
  • 16 Jun 2011: Pew’s interesting report on the use of social. Lots of good stats here for your next presentation…. http://fb.me/SEYxtARx
  • 15 Jun 2011: Key people at Acxiom and their Klout scores. http://klout.com/#/list/295 http://fb.me/11Wop1Dky
  • 15 Jun 2011: Watch the moon eclipse via the web. Starts at 11a Calif. http://fb.me/13NGIycXd
  • 14 Jun 2011: Yelp: Still at it. The following happened to a friend’s business. Yelp asked her to pay for “Premium Service.” She… http://fb.me/tUifh8Iu
  • 13 Jun 2011: 6m US members quit FB last month. Another 1.5m Canadians also quit FB. Too early to tell if this is a trend.
  • 10 Jun 2011: Creepy: Have you noticed that people are using the word “creepy” lately? Yep, it has doubled in the last few… http://fb.me/GTKF2ykq
  • 10 Jun 2011: Our Acxiom Creative team has won 27 awards in email marketing, display, websites, etc. See their site for lots of… http://fb.me/SFd7oNJz
  • 10 Jun 2011: Big step at FB: Agency accounts. You can now manage multiple client accounts via one login. Very useful. http://fb.me/X5YByFhM
  • 10 Jun 2011: DMNews’ List of Top Agencies: Acxiom is #1 ($639m). And we did it with a tenth of the team compared to #2! (470… http://fb.me/WlnQxpRv
  • 10 Jun 2011: Another social-enabled site: EatmorChikn.com. It’s made to be passed along virally in FB, Twitter, etc. They donít… http://fb.me/OAdeGL7l
  • 9 Jun 2011: Have you noticed people at conferences are using their twitter IDs, not their email addresses?
  • 8 Jun 2011: What is your webpage saying? Use Wordle to create a tag cloud (free). At a glance, you see the main topics on… http://fb.me/13baTYitj
  • 8 Jun 2011: Compendium is a RSS-enabled blog platform built for social media. It lets a company build a social-enabled web… http://fb.me/vd9CFs7j
  • 8 Jun 2011: Here’s another website that depends on social media for its distribution. It’s being promoted in Twitter and FB. http://fb.me/12SHtvbCc
  • 8 Jun 2011: Added the Google +1 button to my andreas.com site. Let’s see what that does.
  • 6 Jun 2011: Gmail and other Google tools work (mostly) in China. It works for 5-10 minutes, and then there is a very long… http://fb.me/AqNM9cJw
  • 6 Jun 2011: Connectivity in China was mostly good. Super fast + free wifi in Shanghai Pudong airport. Hen hao! Beijing Hilton… http://fb.me/W68q4BlJ
  • 6 Jun 2011: So that’s why Apple never has virus problems. They just deny it! 🙂 http://fb.me/13V8HDX8u
  • 6 Jun 2011: Job: Digital Media Supervisor. See http://www.linkedin.com/jobs?viewJob=&jobId=1664496 (no recruiters) http://fb.me/LcRXgxki
  • 6 Jun 2011: Job: Media Planner at Acxiom. See http://www.linkedin.com/jobs?viewJob=&jobId=1664633 http://fb.me/13Kxar9OU
  • 5 Jun 2011: Fakebook? FB has 700m users. About 45% are between 12-24 years old (i.e., 315m users). Talking with young friends,… http://fb.me/AyGaxGDv
  • 5 Jun 2011: Groupon lost a staggering $313m in Q4 and it hasn’t paid its merchants. They will IPO simply to make money to… http://fb.me/RmiHRRVy
  • 5 Jun 2011: Back from China. Posted lots of pixs at my personal FB page (facebook .com / andreas.ramos) I’ll add notes here… http://fb.me/C26NtoCP
  • 4 Jun 2011: Landed at SFO. Home again.
  • 27 May 2011: We’re slowing coming out of Google’s Dark Cloud. Because Google was focused on indexing, everything else was… http://fb.me/SvzOZBeN
  • 27 May 2011: Social-enabled sites (SES), in contrast, aren’t concerned about ranking in Google. The goal is to engage with… http://fb.me/u7ZjM57a
  • 27 May 2011: Traditional pages are Google-compliant. They were rebuilt in the early 2000s to allow Google’s spider to crawl the… http://fb.me/zZh51s2Z
  • 27 May 2011: Traditional websites are based on HTML, etc. They are basically static pages that hold content (primarily, text).
  • 27 May 2011: In contrast, a social-enabled page is RSS-enabled. It uses RSS to allow the page’s content to be pushed into other… http://fb.me/Yw0cXpko
  • 27 May 2011: Here comes a series of notes about social-enabled websites.
  • 27 May 2011: I posted 50 photos from my trip to Saudi Arabia at my personal page in Facebook. Go there to see the photos.
  • 26 May 2011: For those who asked about social sites for kids: Togetherville.com (Social Network), ClubPenguin.com (by Disney) &… http://fb.me/YDSlMQ8b
  • 26 May 2011: I’m rebuilding andreas.com to make it into a social-enabled website. I’ll blog about the structure, the tools,… http://fb.me/10GAAqTKv
  • 26 May 2011: Did you know iPhone (and iWhatever) blocks cookies? If a large part of your audience is iUsers, they’re not… http://fb.me/V4PVjX5P
  • 25 May 2011: Is there wifi on @united flights between San Francisco and Beijing?
  • 24 May 2011: @Andreas_Ramos’s Klout score is 42. What about you? http://beta.klout.com/Andreas_Ramos/score-analysis?n=tw&v=klout_score Ö @Klout
  • 24 May 2011: Social metrics: Klout is basically PageRank for people. Just a Google came up with a metric for webpages,… http://fb.me/G1g0GsG6
  • 24 May 2011: Klout numbers for Twitter: Add the Klout extension in Firefox or Chrome and you’ll see Klout scores for everyone in your Twitter feed.
  • 24 May 2011: I was selected for Nifty 50 (http://bit.ly/iDdIJp) along w David Aaker, Andres Silva, Kevin Randall, & Mark Burgess. http://fb.me/11QBb9HgQ
  • 24 May 2011: We have @symantec Endpoint Protection. I get a notice every ten minutes that it did something successfully. How do I turn that off????
  • 24 May 2011: With an IPO here, an IPO there, everywhere IPO… Yandex IPOed this morning. Currently at an $8b valuation (YNDX on Nasdaq).
  • 23 May 2011: Twitter buys Tweetdeck for $40m. I wonder what will happen to the others. I like Hootsuite. I hope it survives.
  • 23 May 2011: @timkeller , I’m looking for examples of social sites for kids. Do you know of any? There’s Yahoo Kids. What else?
  • 23 May 2011: FB Like buttons track you around the web. http://on.wsj.com/kLhTxU http://fb.me/XuGis7iu
  • 22 May 2011: Now that LinkedIn has several billion dollars, will they fix it? It’s rather primitive. Many things could be done to improve it.
  • 21 May 2011: Egypt… in Spain? The youths in Spain are demonstrating. 150+ cities and spreading. Search for 15-M.
  • 19 May 2011: At Acxiom Nashville today to meet people and talk about SEO and Twitter.
  • 18 May 2011: Bing moves towards social search. This is a bold and significant move. http://fb.me/NEThBuam
  • 16 May 2011: Obama is in Memphis.
  • 16 May 2011: Trump quits. I wonder what crazy project he will start next.
  • 15 May 2011: Wireless = C+. It’s not easy to travel wireless. Flight to Florida: WIFI in flight ($10). On a resort island in… http://fb.me/NuYqiiEY
  • 15 May 2011: Google makes 98% of its revenues on advertising. Yet it hates marketing and refuses to do marketing. That’s why so… http://fb.me/VudqcgLH
  • 11 May 2011: I’m at Acxiom MENA in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Lots of meetings and discussion. Gave presentations on the latest in… http://fb.me/YyVqIisO
  • 10 May 2011: Are there any social media sites for kids? Kidsbook?
  • 10 May 2011: Microsoft buys Skype, which has never made profit. In 2010, Skype had $860m in revenues with $7m in losses and… http://fb.me/MB96QU23
  • 7 May 2011: We’re parked on the runway. One hour late. Ah! Now takeoff. Bye!
  • 6 May 2011: At Search Insider Summit conference, representing Acxiom. Many major corps are here, along w Facebook, Bing,… http://fb.me/PQLjPBvL
  • 6 May 2011: RT @drsidshah: I dont see the problem! Redirectors solve the 3rd party cookie issue. Nice writeup here http://bit.ly/e3cqjz #MPSIS
  • 6 May 2011: RT @geoffshenk: Facebook Rolling Out Major Update to Ad Analytics with Audience Funnels and Reach Data http://www.insidefacebook.com/2011/05/05/ad-analytics-audience-funnels-reach/ Ö via…
  • 5 May 2011: @DReynoldsGooch of @3M gave great preso on how 3M innovates in their digital online marketing. #mpsis
  • 5 May 2011: RT @jbuscher: #mpsis @chrisbaggott You need to have tons of “similar situation” stories and get people talking about themselves.
  • 5 May 2011: RT @clickequations: RT @MediaPostLive: Search Insider Summit is streaming live at http://mediapost.com/searchinsidersummit/ #MPSIS
  • 5 May 2011: Lucinda. holt:you need expertise, quant, creative, and tech, and be good at all of these. #mpsis
  • 5 May 2011: RT @telerob: RT @geoffshenk: 53 Zetabytes of data forecasted to be in use by 2020 according to #Google #mpsis
  • 5 May 2011: Yes, I have an iPad charger. Sitting at front row #mpsis
  • 5 May 2011: Google soon to release attribution tracking tool in their Analytics. Now in beta. #mpsis
  • 5 May 2011: I too can’t connect via SIS wifi. #mpsis
  • 5 May 2011: At MediaPost Search Insider in Florida representing Acxiom. #mpsis
  • 4 May 2011: @RoslynLayton There is a word in Spanish for that: conmocion. The emotion of a group.
  • 4 May 2011: Yahoo’s PPC revenues are falling fast. Not good. http://fb.me/PuazLYzC
  • 3 May 2011: choyberg ?@choyberg “If u dont hire new intern w/in 60 days, full refund, no ?s asked.” internmatch awesomeness. http://www.internmatch.com/new_account/start
  • 4 May 2011: Osama hid by being off the grid (no phone, web access, etc.), and that itself was a signal of hiding.
  • 2 May 2011: Folks, I have two extra VIP passes for this. You pay only flight and hotel. http://fb.me/J0h9cGhe
  • 2 May 2011: @mnburgess Do you have suggestions for other people to follow? Looking for people who are experts in social media.
  • 2 May 2011: @klout Cool. When i logged in just now, it asked me to set up a new acct. It worked okay this morning.
  • 2 May 2011: My @Klout lists just disappeared. It’s asking me to create new lists. Bug? #klout
  • 2 May 2011: @KanAugust Great photo! thanks!
  • 2 May 2011: @zazzle Nice that you’re adding company branding to a fire. People are injured. How about prod placement on bandages? #fire #redwoodcity
  • 2 May 2011: There’s lots of fertilizer at that area. Burns well. #fire #redwoodcity
  • 2 May 2011: @kron4news pix coming!
  • 2 May 2011: @RobertaCBS5 @cbs5 Guys, you’re looking at reports? Ha! Stick your head out the window!
  • 2 May 2011: We can easily see the fire from Foster City, 10 miles away. You can probably see it from Oakland, San Francisco, and San Jose.
  • 2 May 2011: Huge plume of smoke from a fire in Redwood City or San Carlos.
  • 2 May 2011: Big fire in Redwood City.
  • 2 May 2011: RT @dharmesh: How Social Media Is Reshaping Marketing http://tnw.co/lPpgyo via @tnwsocialmedia @dannywong1190
  • 2 May 2011: @CSMarriott Conversions are good. But it’s not the full picture. Fill the funnel is also good. #mpeis
  • 2 May 2011: Those are the tweets from the guy in Pakistan.
  • 1 May 2011: Sohaib Athar ?@ReallyVirtual A huge window shaking bang here in Abbottabad Cantt. I hope its not the start of something nasty :-S
  • 1 May 2011: Sohaib Athar ?@ReallyVirtual Go away helicopter – before I take out my giant swatter :-/
  • 1 May 2011: Sohaib Athar ?@ReallyVirtual Helicopter hovering above Abbottabad at 1AM (is a rare event).
  • 1 May 2011: Cassandre Snyder ?@CassandreSnyder 66 Years ago today Adolf Hitler died. Today, another monster dies.
  • 1 May 2011: mariianne crary ?@mariiannebeth Obama got Osama!
  • 1 May 2011: Shirley Lin ?@ShirleyLinC But how do we know the death certificate is real? Nxt embassador 2 Pakistan- #DonaldTrump, to recover that long form! #binLaden #birthers
  • 1 May 2011: Tee Morris ?@TeeMonster “Ooops. I should’ve made that Foursquare check-in private. #4squareFAIL” ó Osama Bin Laden’s last tweet
  • 1 May 2011: Is Osama bin Laden finally dead? http://bloom.bg/jkyq7S
  • 1 May 2011: Bicycled to Stanford to see the new MBA building. Bought Tee Morris “All a Twitter” at Stanford’s bookstore; quite good.
  • 1 May 2011: FB: A friend’s FB acct has a “Find Friends” feature that show friends of friends, with all sorts of filters… http://fb.me/JbWv287C
  • 30 Apr 2011: Is China different? Different from what? If it’s different from the West, then what is the West? Great essay about… http://fb.me/M9nawqD2
  • 29 Apr 11 shelby fero ?@shelbyfero Every couple weeks I pour a little cocoa powder and hot milk down the sink as a pick me up for any struggling mole people.
  • 29 Apr 2011: Do you have good examples of web sites that are social media-enabled? I’m looking for ideas!
  • 29 Apr 11 Hope Frank ?@HopeFrank Nuptials buzz surpassed Egypt uprising and Japan earthquake #RoyalWedding #measure, kudos @drcasio @webtrends @mashabÖhttp://lnkd.in/FAmZfd
  • 29 Apr 2011: FB: You can now edit your comments. If you misspell or want to change something, you have about 12 seconds. Click… http://fb.me/FC0CbDI5
  • 28 Apr 2011: @jfouts I see you also like Springbank. Great stuff!
  • 28 Apr 2011: Dinner w Janet Fouts (author “Social Media Success”). 90 min of non-stop discussion about social media. See JanetFouts.com
  • 28 Apr 2011: @borderlinephil I know! Never again an excuse “I don’t have cash.” No problem, I take all major credit cards!
  • 28 Apr 2011: ShËjiao mÈiti: That’s “Social Media” in Chinese (????). You’d better learn that because it’s big in China. 411m vs… http://fb.me/Z77dhzDz
  • 28 Apr 2011: Square: that little thingy that lets people pay me w credit card on my iPad: It got $27m funding from Sequoia &… http://fb.me/WSITePW9
  • 28 Apr 2011: Next book: “Marketing by the Numbers”, by Leland Harden & Bob Heyman. How to measure and improve ROI.
  • 28 Apr 2011: The world’s largest website is in Sunnyvale? http://fb.me/vEQKLYIP
  • 27 Apr 2011: @lynnerae #appnation What’s in my fridge? I told him “Show me what I can make with an onion and two bottles of beer”! And he did!
  • 27 Apr 2011: @abukai_news Sorry that I missed you. Sure, let’s talk. andreas.ramos@acxiom.com
  • 27 Apr 2011: #appnation Met lots of app startups. Each had a v small stand. Like a great high school science fair w billions of dollars 🙂
  • 27 Apr 2011: More cool apps at #appnation . Track your cell phone if it’s lost. Remote delete. Multiple devices. Only $5/yr. TekTrak.com.
  • 27 Apr 2011: #appnation OpenSignalMaps.com shows you cell phone strength and coverage for any provider. See how good (or weak) it is.
  • 27 Apr 2011: #appnation Next up: Chris Marriott, EVP Acxiom to lead panel on privacy. Rm 104.
  • 27 Apr 2011: #appnation Many cool apps and Tools. Sequoia has a booth. Never seen VCs w a booth. Mix of dev, VCs, marketing, ad agencies, etc. here.
  • 27 Apr 2011: #appnation YumYumLabs’ Recipes app. Open fridge, say what u have, it tells u what u can make. Free.
  • 27 Apr 2011: #appnation joomo let’s you build apps fast. And free.
  • 27 Apr 2011: #appnation Klout has new interface. See your score trends, compare your score with 9 friends, etc. They also have a great way to monetize.
  • 27 Apr 2011: #appnation listening to Siva Kumar talk about monetizing apps and mobile.
  • 27 Apr 2011: #appnation theo skype says for Mixi (Japan’s top social site), 85% of access is via mobile.
  • 27 Apr 2011: Theo Skye. Of Medialets says. $44b in web ads and $13b for mobile by 2015. App nation
  • 27 Apr 2011: RT @banane I’ll be in confs. After 1:15, in rm 103. Appnation
  • 27 Apr 2011: #appnation click rates in mobile drop from 3% to 1%.
  • 27 Apr 2011: At AppNation. Lots of VCs and angels, along w their funded app teams. Sequoia has a big booth for their teams.
  • 27 Apr 2011: Has anyone read this book?: “ROI of Social Media” by Guy Powell (Wiley).
  • 26 Apr 2011: @banane Are you going to #appnation ?
  • 26 Apr 2011: RT @HopeFrank: 3 Steps to effective Mobile Marketing @webtrends #measure http://on.fb.me/eRPDs2 http://lnkd.in/9MisQd
  • 26 Apr 2011: @Shama Your book is quite good. Clean writing style. Do you have plans for the next book? Or an update?
  • 26 Apr 2011: Acxiom is #1. Advertising Age names Acxiom as #1 ad agency. We’re also #1 Top Direct and CRM Agencies in the US;… http://fb.me/voLCXrWd
  • 26 Apr 2011: AppNation SF: A bunch of us from Acxiom will be there, incl. me. http://fb.me/TGQvGTBK
  • 25 Apr 2011: @hjelming Yep! Mainland Chinese.
  • 25 Apr 2011: Learning Chinese. Using Flashcard Deluxe for iPad by OrangeOrApple.com to make my own flashcards in Chinese, based… http://fb.me/WzHzr3QH
  • 25 Apr 2011: Like or Send? FB introduces the “Send” button, which you can add to your web page so people can send the page… http://fb.me/JRj47L7C
  • 24 Apr 2011: Five hour dinner last night with Raul Ramos. The conversation ranged across so many topics. Very delicious sangria by Ronda Broughton.
  • 24 Apr 2011: Dawn Wynne’s first book is coming out in a few weeks. DawnWynne.com.
  • 23 Apr 2011: Meeting Raul Ramos, the author, this evening for drinks.
  • 22 Apr 2011: Today’s book: Rick Mathieson “The On-Demand Brand” (AMA, 2010). It’s big marketing’s approach to modern marketing…. http://fb.me/LhgqIu0d
  • 21 Apr 2011: I’m looking for more books on social media. What’s YOUR favorite book? Tell me and I’ll buy it.
  • 21 Apr 2011: Enterprise Social Media: Is that an oxymoron? How can a large company engage in social media in a way that can scale?
  • 21 Apr 2011: RT @timsuther: Nice work from @KenshooSEM – putting the people back into paid search http://bit.ly/icuT4e
  • 21 Apr 2011: Reading Shama Kabani’s “Zen of Social Media Marketing.” Yes, it’s like zen: some are enlightened and many are not…. http://fb.me/zRLXtucr
  • 20 Apr 2011: Tech Text ?@TechText îRestrepoî director Tim Hetherington killed in Libya http://goo.gl/fb/i9HA7 #TechText @techtect
  • 20 Apr 2011: @larrymagid Yes, and Andy Grove is… Hungarian.
  • 20 Apr 2011: Jeremiah Owyang ?@jowyang Panda Express is as Chinese as Taco Bell is Mexican, and McDonald’s is Irish cuisine.
  • 20 Apr 2011: Converting aquarium into terrarium. Silicone to seal it. Bought moss, soil, & plants. Want one? I have another 50-gal tank.
  • 20 Apr 2011: Just added myself to the http://wefollow.com under #socialmedia #seo #ppc #analytics #acxiom
  • 20 Apr 2011: Here’s a clear description of Acxiom’s PersonicX, written by Aaron Goldman. http://fb.me/VTp72WO3
  • 20 Apr 2011: At Acxiom, several of us just sat through Covario’s presentation for their “Organic Search Insight” tool. It’s SEO… http://fb.me/W6Vl4EQn
  • 20 Apr 2011: The 1% Rule: 1% of people create content, 9% modify it or add comments, and 90% view without interacting.
  • 20 Apr 2011: The graphics design team at Acxiom bought four iPad2. I thought my iPad was slim and light until I picked up an… http://fb.me/wxyaI4yC
  • 20 Apr 2011: Read half of Jim Sterne’s “Social Media Metrics” last night. Instead of answers, he raises many questions about… http://fb.me/XkHSwf7P
  • 20 Apr 2011: Great video of the next Mars lander. http://fb.me/DRfrSm6s
  • 19 Apr 2011: Anyone using http://twitter.grader.com ?
  • 19 Apr 2011: Talking w/ Acxiom HQ in Arkansas about yesterday’s 3.8 earthquake. Ha, that’s nothing. They’ve had +1,000 earthquakes the last few months.
  • 19 Apr 2011: Finished Scott Stratten’s “Unmarketing”. Tonight’s book: Jim Sterne’s “Social Media Metrics.” Very curious to see what he says.
  • 19 Apr 2011: @unmarketing Your book has lots of great tips and ideas. The footnotes are hilarious.
  • 18 Apr 2011: Wow. This turns any smartphone or iPad into a credit card reader. Accept credit card payments anywhere. Totally… http://fb.me/Eo0nbz8Q
  • 18 Apr 2011: Dinner w friends to go over their social media strategy.
  • 18 Apr 2011: Info at http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsus/Quakes/nc71560691.php
  • 18 Apr 2011: #earthquake 3mi SE from Pacifica. Magnitude not yet know. A big shake and then a smaller one. 2:57 pm.
  • 18 Apr 11 Janet Fouts ?@jfouts Report: Twitter In Talks to Buy Tweetdeck: http://rww.to/gIF4xu wow
  • 18 Apr 2011: iPad 1 was crashing every 5 min. @Apple won’t reply. Fixed it by sync. The files were corrupted.
  • 18 Apr 2011: Reading Scott Stratten’s “UnMarketing” (about social media). He gets social media. It’s also pretty funny.
  • 16 Apr 2011: @Bubbr haven’t heard of it. Will try it.
  • 16 Apr 2011: I met the Grooveshark guys at Adtech. It’s like Pandora. Pretty good radio stream. http://fb.me/G1zHkrm4
  • 15 Apr 2011: Caltrain Palo Alto. Two helicopters parked in the air above accident. Heavy traffic. A southbound train just went by slow (6:24p).
  • 15 Apr 2011: AppNation Conf in SF, April 27-28. Apps, apps, apps… http://fb.me/ThDeg7RX
  • 15 Apr 2011: That’s hard core. Japanese reporters and editors wrote newspapers BY HAND for six days after the earthquake and… http://fb.me/zxPV0RMT
  • 14 Apr 2011: Headed out to dinner with Acxiom team.
  • 14 Apr 2011: Multi-Channel Funnels: Watch Google’s video on this. Clear, short, and instructive. http://fb.me/Xk2sdWkD
  • 14 Apr 2011: Multi-Channel Funnels shows data for last 30 days. Path Length: the interactions in your channels. Time Lag: time… http://fb.me/sB2NbgNW
  • 14 Apr 2011: #orbit timer stands behind their warranty. My Orbit water sprinkler timer died. I sent an email and they send a new one. Great people.
  • 14 Apr 2011: Google Multi-Channel Funnels was code-named Big Funnels. It’s multichannel analytics. It allows you to do… http://fb.me/Xy1PE5Sc
  • 14 Apr 2011: Major News: Google Multi-Channel Funnels is coming. This allows channel attribution. It’s analytics that tracks… http://fb.me/Zas5c1YH
  • 14 Apr 2011: I put in a garden last week. Maybe I should get a chicken and name her “Hen Hao”?
  • 13 Apr 2011: What is SEO? It’s no longer “Search Engine” optimization. No more keywords. No meta-tags. No more optimizing for… http://fb.me/OaZJgOEn
  • 13 Apr 2011: Tweet, twoot, tweeted? Twitter could generate up to $33m/day in sales. That’s $11 billion per year. Yep, Twitter… http://fb.me/XcyCx9ZT
  • 13 Apr 2011: Numbers: Want to reach students? 84% of students go to FB before any other site in the morning. 96% visit FB… http://fb.me/TAI78uMj
  • 13 Apr 2011: #adtech talking w Gina Hughes (better known as TechieDiva) about social media.
  • 13 Apr 2011: #adtech Watching the magician at Acxiom booth. He’s incredible. No matter how closely I watch, he does great tricks.
  • 13 Apr 2011: #adtech Will be at Acxiom booth at 12:30 toay til 5p. Come by!
  • 9 Apr 11 Eugenio Perea ?@eperea Facebook asks what Iím thinking. Twitter asks what Iím doing. Foursquare asks where I am. The internet has turned into a crazy girlfriend.
  • 12 Apr 2011: What happens in Vegas… stays on Youtube!
  • 12 Apr 2011: Numbers: The NYT’s market cap is $1.7b. Twitter is valued at $7.7b (5.1X). And I’m guessing that Twitter is… http://fb.me/EeicIGgs
  • 11 Apr 2011: Is email dead? Erik Qualman writes in “Socialnomics” that Apple hired a 22-year old who had never sent an email…. http://fb.me/KZxW4V55
  • 8 Apr 11 Matt Smith ?@matthewepsmith Google Employee Bonuses To Be Tied To Social Success? http://selnd.com/fiP8Vb
  • 5 Apr 11 Acxiom ?@Acxiom #fmf11 – @timsuther – yelling louder doesnt create customer engagement, media mix reflects yesterdays assumptions
  • 5 Apr 2011: @ipadguru Why does iPad Safari crash when you click a link? This started a few weeks ago. 4-5 crashes daily now. Does @apple know?
  • 4 Apr 2011: Mike Schrage: “Look for your most innovative customers. They’re the early adopters.” #acxiomsummit
  • 4 Apr 2011: Scott DeAngelo: “Real-time sales has highest value.” How to get there? #acxiomsummit
  • 4 Apr 2011: Scott DeAngelo now speaking at #acxiomsummit
  • 4 Apr 2011: At #acxiomsummit , meeting many friends and companies. Great connections.
  • 1 Apr 2011: @doodlehaus Not just Tweetdeck. #iPad crashes in #Safari. Started a few weeks ago. Crashes 3-5 times daily now.
  • 31 Mar 2011: The cobra is back in her cage at the Bronx Zoo. I hope she gets to keep her Twitter account.
  • 30 Mar 2011: We’re rolling out MultichannelVoice.com, our team’s website. We’ll use it as a interactive digital testbed. More… http://fb.me/Kx9bEiHt
  • 30 Mar 2011: That didn’t take long. Google rolled out +1 (“Plus One”). When you find a search result that you like, you can… http://fb.me/NncOCjbB
  • 30 Mar 2011: The FTC found Google’s launch of Buzz was deceptive. Google must now submit to a yearly privacy audit for the next… http://fb.me/Qvv9yJbh
  • 30 Mar 11 Juan Martinez ?@jrobertmartinez Big news in the #CRM space. @salesforce acquires @radian6 for $276 million in cash and $50 million in stock http://bit.ly/h7MXBs @dmnews
  • 29 Mar 2011: The latest ideas on interactive marketing. Monday, Apr. 4th in SF + webcast (free). #acxiomsummit http://fb.me/H3TiRTcQ
  • 29 Mar 11 Acxiom ?@Acxiom Our Interactive Marketing Summit will help you give consumers the right msg at the right time. #acxiomsummit http://bit.ly/acxiominteractive
  • 28 Mar 11 Bronx Zoo’s Cobra ?@BronxZoosCobra Donald Trump is thinking about running for president?! Don’t worry, I’ll handle this. Where is Trump Tower exactly?
  • 28 Mar 2011: The Numbers: 29 Social Networks with +1m daily. Okay, how many of these have you heard of? I knew the Chinese… http://fb.me/xZRD1J8k
  • 28 Mar 11 Innovation Sociale ?@socioinnovation Jon Russell: 29 social networks that have at least one million visitors per day: http://bit.ly/gzsOMR
  • 28 Mar 2011: Google’s new journal for researchers in the digital world. Lots of interesting articles. Please forward to your… http://fb.me/V2vPTnWO
  • 28 Mar 2011: “Loose Tweets Sink Fleets” (from the US Navy’s handbook on social media, which is actually useful and well-written.)
  • 28 Mar 2011: 50% of all tweets are written by 20,000 of its members? That’s .01%. And those twitterati don’t follow other… http://fb.me/JDSk3qwS
  • 25 Mar 2011: I got an email from Reid Hoffman, CEO of LinkedIn, to thank me for being an early adopter. How early? I was #6,701… http://fb.me/NSVcu4w8
  • 24 Mar 2011: The Numbers: YouTube shows about two billion videos a day, which is double the prime-time audience of all three… http://fb.me/Toj3WOOF
  • 23 Mar 2011: The Numbers: Linkedin reached the 100 million members mark.
  • 21 Mar 2011: Any suggestions for an enterprise-class collaboration tool such as Huddle, etc.? White papers or reviews of the best ones?
  • 18 Mar 11 Knowledge at Wharton ?@whartonknows Acxiom’s Tim Suther on Winning in the New ?Marketing Democracy?: Imagine for a moment that you moved to a new ho… http://bit.ly/goKqPx
  • 20 Mar 2011: ATT buys T-Mobile for $39 billion. I chose T-Mobile because I didn’t WANT the problems with ATT. You can run, but… http://fb.me/Y1l4Yk3R
  • 19 Mar 2011: Hackers are making very dangerous apps for Android. Google is too open? http://bit.ly/gW2X8g http://fb.me/U0KphvHa
  • 18 Mar 11 tfcullen ?@tfcullen Three Questions that Will Kill Innovation: http://bit.ly/hsWoFt. Painful because it’s true.
  • 18 Mar 2011: Facebook will use your profile pix in ads. To STOP this, go to Account | Account Settings. Click Facebook Ads (the… http://fb.me/xUBMUjQf
  • 17 Mar 2011: LinkedIn has an identity problem. I went to a Big Bookstore and asked the info desk clerk for books about… http://fb.me/Sjp7XUri
  • 17 Mar 2011: #Libya: UN votes 10 for, 5 abstain.
  • 17 Mar 2011: @tfcullen Somehow, I assumed we had been using #acxiom. Okay, now it’s live.
  • 16 Mar 2011: Many corps have matching contributions. You give $100, your corp adds $100. Talk w/ HR; set up collections for Japan. Let’s help #Japan.
  • 15 Mar 2011: Make Your Twitter Secure: Use HTTPS. Go to Settings | Account. At bottom of page, checkmark yes on “Always use… http://fb.me/JQzFulH2
  • 15 Mar 2011: The Washington Post did a complete makeover of its site. It’s a cleaner look. Check it out. http://www.washingtonpost.com/
  • 15 Mar 2011: @BreeAlwaysSmiln Dear Bree; I’m the webmaster for Clogwild. Many thanks for buying the clogs. The owner will shut down by late summer.
  • 11 Mar 11 American Red Cross ?@RedCross Txt REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation to #Japan eq & Pacific #tsunami relief. http://bit.ly/eZJDoJ
  • 14 Mar 2011: RT @avinash: How long do animals live? Good question. Answer in delightful infographic form… http://goo.gl/5vUQa
  • 14 Mar 2011: Marissa Mayer at SXSW: Mobile use of Google Maps was greater than desktop use this past Christmas 2010 and New Yearís Day 2011.
  • 14 Mar 2011: RT @jenstweets: #qagb Matt and Duane say “Stop using ranking reports! They are irrelevant due to customized results.”
  • 14 Mar 2011: RT @jfouts: And here’s a great list of SM policies from other co http://bit.ly/cUNuPp #Transparency
  • 14 Mar 2011: RT @seojokes: @Andreas_Ramos Q. What is the definition of SEO SPAM? A. Site Positioning Above Mine
  • 13 Mar 2011: The Japan earthquake made the day 1.8 microseconds shorter? Oh, no! We’ll have to work faster!
  • 11 Mar 2011: Map of Social Networks: Ever wonder which social networks people use in other countries? Here’s the global map of… http://fb.me/vfeUDv8A
  • 11 Mar 2011: I was working late last night when I got an alert about the earthquake. I checked CNN, NYT, etc.: nothing. I went… http://fb.me/Wl1FmE3H
  • 11 Mar 2011: While on Facebook, look at your URL address. If you see “http:” (instead of “https:”) then you don’t have a secure… http://fb.me/UXMwhJlG
  • 6 Mar 2011: Must Read: A really good (and hilarious!) example of spammy SEO. They cram keywords in junk articles that are… http://fb.me/Qy4isFgq
  • 6 Mar 2011: What Webtrends is up to in analytics. http://fb.me/N1gaJYaq
  • 4 Mar 2011: Bought my own book via the Kindle app for iPad. Why? I can search my book’s text.
  • 4 Mar 2011: Updated my FB Official link to Facebook.com/Andreas.Work. My personal FB page is Facebook.com/Andreas.Ramos
  • 2 Mar 2011: The Good Days Again. At Webtrends Gala in SF last night. Whoa. Hosted by Hope Frank, CMO of Webtrends, they took… http://fb.me/wFrAuGro
  • 2 Mar 2011: Our book is doing great in Taiwan; within a few weeks of release, it went to a second printing. We’re big in… http://fb.me/wpwSL09A
  • 1 Mar 2011: Numbers: Okay, okay, so mobile is big. How big? Google says mobile search spiked during the Super Bowl. For… http://fb.me/sCw1YlQ7
  • 28 Feb 2011: Facebook FBML: On March 11th, FB stops support for FBML. You won’t be able to build new pages in FBML or edit… http://fb.me/VNNlZSpu
  • 27 Feb 2011: Automate Your Google: Google added bid automation to all Adwords accounts. We’ve been testing this for the last… http://fb.me/wvkFONDP
  • 25 Feb 2011: Cheap Content: Google cracks down on content farms (those sites that offer short pages of text about stuff.) These… http://fb.me/ETR4i4Fe
  • 24 Feb 2011: How Girl Scouts sell cookies in Silicon Valley… http://fb.me/NAluEuVF
  • 23 Feb 2011: Use FB to Get a Job: Want to work at a particular company? Use Facebook. Create ads in FB and target them to… http://fb.me/LAnLbEza
  • 18 Feb 2011: The Numbers: See that red line? Music’s death dive. It’s so easy to share content. This is Bad News for Apple’s… http://fb.me/P2lj1ZIO
  • 18 Feb 2011: New SEO = Social Engine Optimization. Google adds yet more social signals to its algorithm. How to get better… http://fb.me/UpCzbCxe
  • 18 Feb 2011: Position2 does a good brand monitoring analysis of Groupon’s ad fiasco. Great charts and graphs. http://fb.me/OFpU61Lk
  • 17 Feb 2011: A good conference for web analytics. http://fb.me/HUJ6Ot1S
  • 16 Feb 2011: And Facebook in RSS too. I put a Facebook URL into the Google RSS Reader. Bingo. That works too. I wonder what… http://fb.me/QdypiLjL
  • 16 Feb 2011: Twitter in RSS: Out of curiosity, I dropped a Twitter URL into my Google RSS Reader and it worked. Now I can… http://fb.me/FRVpkXGC
  • 15 Feb 2011: At Google w/ our Acxiom team for an all-day seminar on finance advertising. Lots of new beta tools.
  • 14 Feb 2011: GroupOn changes name to GoofUp. GroupOn ran a Valentine’s Day special for roses from FTD florists. But the “offer”… http://fb.me/FxHaIJf3
  • 13 Feb 2011: Good article on Black Hat SEO and how Google reacts. http://fb.me/UxLyVE6V
  • 11 Feb 2011: I’ll be on a panel with JP Bewley in April. His website is at JPatrickBewley.com http://fb.me/MOoupSuL
  • 11 Feb 2011: Acxiom Digital Marketing includes John Dent, Andreas Ramos, Mike Wynne.
  • 10 Feb 2011: Acxiom Interactive Marketing Summit (San Francisco, April 4th). Speakers incl. JP Bewley, Andreas Ramos, Brian Killen, Scott DeAngelo.
  • 10 Feb 2011: Twitter now thinks their valuation is $10 billion. Maybe Google should buy it for $10b and rename it to LOLtwitter.
  • 9 Feb 2011: The Numbers: AOL bought HuffingtonPost.com for $315m. Per Google traffic data, the HuffPost has 1.5m unique… http://fb.me/RBgkLtx5
  • 8 Feb 2011: The Numbers: 4.9 trillion web ads in the USA in 2010. 23% increase over 2009 (Comscore’s Digital Year in Review)…. http://fb.me/PNEO53UE
  • 7 Feb 2011: Searches for LinkedIn have shot up in the last few months (probably due to the upcoming IPO), but site traffic has… http://fb.me/TwHiTxTp
  • 1 Feb 2011: Today’s Numbers: 48% of smartphone users use their phone while eating. 39% use it in the bathroom. 20% use it… http://fb.me/QKNcTG51
  • 31 Jan 2011: The Numbers: Worldwide sales of smartphones in Q4/2010: Android 32.9m. Nokia 31m. Apple 16.2m. Wow. Android is 2X… http://fb.me/RZqA4FHE
  • 30 Jan 2011: Another app: YourVersion.com lets you find info about your favorite topics, both in news, video, Twitter, blogs,… http://fb.me/GQFDkpiQ
  • 28 Jan 2011: Many sites copy content from other sites and republish it. Google is finally taking steps to block them. http://fb.me/Jj9t8eVk
  • 27 Jan 2011: Amazon now sells more ebooks for Kindle than paperback books.
  • 27 Jan 2011: Although Salespad.net is a small company, they’re carrying out marketing in all channels. You can too. #salespad
  • 27 Jan 2011: My Comcast Business acct is down. Comcast tells me the DSL modem is working, but my desktop computer, my laptop,… http://fb.me/B4Jygun0
  • 26 Jan 2011: Some copywriter was really bored. http://fb.me/P0kSdD56
  • 21 Jan 2011: Google made Groupon a $5b offer they couldn’t refuse… and they refused it. So now Google is rolling out its own… http://fb.me/II5WUXFV
  • 21 Jan 2011: An interesting week. On Monday, Steve Jobs left Apple due to poor health. On Thurs, Eric Schmidt was fired as… http://fb.me/ycqj7dkk
  • 18 Jan 2011: I’m speaking next Tues at the AMA. 2011 is going to be a great year. There’s so much turmoil in digital… http://fb.me/sUYpHqdL
  • 17 Jan 2011: LOLcats got $30 million in VC funding. Yep, the bubble is on again.
  • 13 Jan 2011: Ready for an SEO Joke? So this SEO guy walks into a bar, pub, alehouse, barroom, beer garden, bistro, canteen,… http://fb.me/OdsVl1GL
  • 7 Jan 2011: I’m in Foster City. It was a solid shake here. The whole office woke up.
  • 7 Jan 2011: The earthquake was 4.4. And it wasn’t in San Francisco. It was in San Jose.
  • 7 Jan 2011: A Goldman Sachs document shows that Facebook’s revenues were $1.2bn in the first nine months of 2010 (projected to… http://fb.me/HZBU4sC4
  • 5 Jan 2011: One of the teams here at Acxiom built a cool subscription page for Microsoft newsletters: drag-and-drop what you… http://fb.me/PkMMOnM1
  • 4 Jan 2011: Facebook’s new email was turned on in my account. It’s… well… not much. It adds Woof capability (when you send… http://fb.me/NTHpgRFB
  • 4 Jan 2011: Totally cool iPhone+iPad app that uses both the iPhone and iPad. You can flick a photo from your iPhone onto your… http://fb.me/IQBrUsgV
  • 3 Jan 2011: Google Adwords Agency Support is shutting down. No more support for agencies. GAW started a new type of support… http://fb.me/Lmt7tFnS
  • 2 Jan 2011: We drove the San Francisco Bay Area City Ring in 2 hr 14 min. World Record! http://andreas.com/city-ring.html
  • 26 Dec 2010: Cool App: WorldSurfer (free). It’s radar on your iPhone/iPad. Point and it shows you what is that way: stores,… http://fb.me/HiWXyU0B
  • 22 Dec 2010: Oh, great. Firesheep allows people to take over your FB or Twitter acct if you use a public Wifi connection. For… http://fb.me/QEU3ZTUu
  • 16 Dec 2010: Twitter got another $200m in funding (total is now $360m). The valuation is supposedly $3.7b, based on… what?… http://fb.me/Prr6qNMr
  • 16 Dec 2010: Google TV: I went to Best Buy to see what this was about. For $600, you get a flatscreen TV and a large remote… http://fb.me/BkcK7yOS
  • 15 Dec 2010: Google sent me a very funny thank-video. Someone over there had a lot of fun making this. When you see the bees,… http://fb.me/wB7k2SpG
  • 15 Dec 2010: You can turn the CapsLock key into a harmless shift key. Visit… http://fb.me/G4lcxPiU
  • 14 Dec 2010: Visual map of how people link to each other via Facebook. You can zoom in. China is dark because they block FB…. http://fb.me/G1I117vz
  • 12 Dec 2010: Which iPad apps do you like? I’m looking for apps that use the iPad’s features: touch screen, tilt-for-control… http://fb.me/Ovh0VsmX
  • 10 Dec 2010: CNN came by today and showed me mockups of their upcoming website (for release in April). They’re adding lots of… http://fb.me/AFNhTLxh
  • 10 Dec 2010: FB just added stats to postings in Official pages. When I post to my Official page (i.e., this page), FB shows me… http://fb.me/HcrkDPNJ
  • 9 Dec 2010: Is Google censoring the news? Google Zeitgeist says the biggest stories of 2010 include Myxer, Friv, Gamezer, and… http://fb.me/MckO4cul
  • 9 Dec 2010: Forrester writes: “(…) technology will play an increasing role in 2011. By aligning technologies across… http://fb.me/MSyyjUbP
  • 2 Dec 2010: The search engines continue to push organic results down the page. Search for (for example) “cat food” at Google,… http://fb.me/P3tCHAyj
  • 23 Nov 2010: You can upgrade your iPad to the new iOS 4.2. Multitasking, folders, and many minor changes and improvements…. http://fb.me/Kmnt1Ihb
  • 21 Nov 2010: Michael Scott: I sent you a Facebook message yesterday and still havenít heard anything back! Ryan: You should… http://fb.me/uXe1d3Z2
  • 21 Nov 2010: When I read articles on my iPad, I zoom the text up to fill the margins of the screen. This means the ads are… http://fb.me/ErgXO5w6
  • 18 Nov 2010: (cont.) Brad and Brian’s books are excellent, cover everything and the information is correct. My book is the… http://fb.me/OgY4KOAp
  • 18 Nov 2010: Val asked for books on SEM. – On Adwords: Brad Geddes “Advanced Google Adwords” – On Analytics: Brian Clifton… http://fb.me/MpbLgYjb
  • 18 Nov 2010: Twitter will offer analytics. What will they call it? Twitterlytics? See screenshots, etc. at… http://fb.me/tgQDWj07
  • 17 Nov 2010: Book Apps? The new way to consume book content! 🙂 http://wapo.st/ciAEtj http://fb.me/OkrlLKtL
  • 16 Nov 2010: Chat is bigger than email? Facebook users send 500 million messages daily. But they send 4 billion messages on FB chat.
  • 15 Nov 2010: The average FB user follows 8.7 brands? Wow. Here are some interesting stats about brands on FB…. http://fb.me/BHg9lqI8
  • 14 Nov 2010: Google vs. FB, Round 4. Top Google executives get 30% salary increase and a 250% bonus of base salary. Google is… http://fb.me/w1QQufLF
  • 14 Nov 2010: I’m trying to find people in eight companies in a specific industry: it’s odd that only one of the companies has a… http://fb.me/JP1zjrH6
  • 11 Nov 2010: Too may Google employees are going to Facebook. About 25% of Facebook’s staff is ex-Google. So Google announced a… http://fb.me/MeZVBzWz
  • 28 Oct 2010: “They build apps, don’t they?” Need an app? AmEx published an article with lots of resources and links so you can… http://fb.me/sYRu7mSU
  • 27 Oct 2010: Prescription glasses starting at $6.95! Virtually try before you buy with the Zenni Frame Fit! http://bit.ly/clZBKp (Ad)
  • 27 Oct 2010: Need data on the increase in mobile traffic? A Cisco white paper at http://bit.ly/nqdf
  • 27 Oct 2010: Psst! Hey, you. Yeah, you! Come over here. Want $50 for free? Here’s a coupon for $50 of free advertising on… http://fb.me/LdX9PMLR
  • 26 Oct 2010: Despite the talk about iPods, the Sony Walkman was a revolution in music. Introduced in 1979 (yep, 31 years),… http://fb.me/KOnllKma
  • 24 Oct 2010: Yoohoo!
  • 22 Oct 2010: A pix? What for?
  • 20 Oct 2010: Great resource for technical issues in web analytics: http://www.webanalyticscentral.com/
  • 18 Oct 2010: Good article explains how Facebook chooses which status update to showÖ and which to suppress. Bottom line: Add… http://fb.me/JL1Rcljv
  • 17 Oct 2010: Big improvement at Google Analytics: The old Site Overlay is gone (it was buggy). They now have “In-Page… http://fb.me/J5BOrOQR
  • 11 Oct 2010: The 5 Types of Websites: 1) Broshure. Few of these now. Obsolete. 2) Content Sites: Use content to draw traffic…. http://fb.me/BC1eYw3b
  • 5 Oct 2010: Good discussion with Eric Peterson on the state (and future) of web analytics…. http://fb.me/uIhwt3S7
  • 4 Oct 2010: Does Google Instant have a preference for brands? See the results…. http://fb.me/KDWsqT8c
  • 4 Oct 2010: Finally, Gmail allows you to turn off “Conversation View”. That grouped your emails by thread, which made it… http://fb.me/BevhNV1E
  • 30 Sep 2010: LinkedIn may finally be waking up. They could go after Facebook and Twitter…. http://fb.me/J4q6YNm6
  • 28 Sep 2010: Webtrend’s new CMO: Hope Frank. Dinner tonite w/ Hope (Webtrends), Akin Arikan (Unica), Eric Siegel (Prediction… http://fb.me/HLi2nezW
  • 15 Sep 2010: According to Nielsen: Bing is now #2 at 13.9%; Yahoo is #3 at 13.1%. Google has 65.1% (Sept. 2010). Look in your… http://fb.me/JhUX3Eib
  • 14 Sep 2010: My book is coming out in Taiwan! Hen hao! http://fb.me/FOayXXe4
  • 8 Sep 2010: Can Google be yet more real-time? Google now updates the results as you type. Hmmm… this may influence what people select.
  • 30 Aug 2010: San Jose’s Zer01 Art and Technology event: Sept. 16-19. Visit http://01sj.org/ http://fb.me/GDP383Zk
  • 28 Aug 2010: At Palo Alto Arts Festival, Bling is handing out $40 in credit with their mobile payment chips. Yep, free $40.
  • 26 Aug 2010: Have an idea? Would you take $12 million for it? Google is on a buying spree. Buy anything that can possibly help… http://fb.me/G1a2uGip
  • 24 Aug 2010: How good is Google Books? Better question: how truely bad can it be? How many ways can a computer system screw up… http://fb.me/HX5qwotK
  • 18 Aug 2010: WIRED thinks the web is dead? Ha! I wrote about that nine years ago! http://andreas.com/deadweb/ (funny)
  • 17 Aug 2010: Back from #SES. Small this year. No crowds. Top corps incl. Omniture Unica, Bing, Google, Yahoo. No Facebook. Met many friends.
  • 17 Aug 2010: At #SES SF. Much smaller than last year.
  • 13 Aug 2010: IBM buys Unica for $480 million. They also bought Coremetrics. There goes the web analytics industry.
  • 10 Aug 2010: I wrote a case study on personal branding. Includes strategy, tools, data, costs, results. Free download at… http://fb.me/EavrGOMb
  • 9 Aug 2010: HP fired the CEO over his sex scandal. So “HP” is “Hanky-Panky”? 🙂
  • 5 Aug 2010: Check out ZenniOptical.com for fashion eyewear starting at $8! http://bit.ly/9qH0gq (Ad)
  • 4 Aug 2010: Of 354 shark species, only 12 ever bite humans. The “shark attack’ stuff is just media hysteria to attract TV viewers. Please retweet!
  • 31 Jul 2010: Does anyone have any case studies or ROI for Twitter? Any factual proof that Twitter is useful? Send to me and I’ll repost.
  • 31 Jul 2010: #Gmail is still buggy. Google says only 0.01% users are affected. Why, that’s a mere 20,000 people! Cloudy computing, indeed!
  • 29 Jul 2010: #gmail is having problems. Not delivering, etc.
  • 29 Jul 2010: What’s red and bounces up and down? Google China. It’s down again. See WSJ: http://bit.ly/dh7BCz
  • 29 Jul 2010: Are VCs about to collapse? Is it really true VCs don’t know how to make money? http://bit.ly/cOT3a2
  • 28 Jul 2010: @choyberg What’s the verdict?
  • 28 Jul 2010: Facebook Directory: find people, pages, apps, or groups. http://www.facebook.com/directory/
  • 28 Jul 2010: I follow some 60 top blogs for SEO, PPC, analytics, Facebook, social media, etc. Want a free copy of the list of… http://fb.me/FIvS5Qls
  • 27 Jul 2010: Facebook’s data and recommendations on how to get more traction with your content…. http://fb.me/FqDKyuQu
  • 25 Jul 2010: Has anyone see “Inception”?
  • 25 Jul 2010: We watched “Salt.” Frenetic action, but no plot, narrative, logic, nor character development. Wait for the DVD.
  • 22 Jul 2010: Facebook stats: size & mkt share for US state or country; most popular pages & apps; and much more. http://fb.me/F0MKp0IH
  • 22 Jul 2010: #Yahoo is down. No front page, no news, nothing.
  • 21 Jul 2010: What’s better for sales promotions: Old-fashion email or shiny new social media? Yep… good ‘ol email. 37% vs 9%. http://fb.me/xsQobHkC
  • 20 Jul 2010: Check out the new Google Image search. They copied Bing. You can scroll down endlessly to see more pixs. Click… http://fb.me/DYbn6lWu
  • 20 Jul 2010: What if you could see wireless networks? What would it look like? Try this little video… http://fb.me/xtxfACbM
  • 20 Jul 2010: Tricia Wang (Ph.D, Fulbright scholar) wrote a great analysis on how the Google/China conflict arose from… http://fb.me/BVCwf5U9
  • 19 Jul 2010: Congratulations!
  • 19 Jul 2010: Jobs in Social Media: http://fb.me/F1AsmbVY
  • 18 Jul 2010: Thurston Howell III: “Behind every successful man is a woman. He just has to make sure his wife doesn’t find her!”
  • 17 Jul 2010: At Google Sandbox, talked w/ Chrome developers. They said it had more extensions, so I revisited. 6X faster than… http://fb.me/DnxbRTjW
  • 16 Jul 2010: watched “Restrepo”. amazing movie.
  • 15 Jul 2010: At Google Creative Sandbox 2010 in SF. It’s the new Google Dance.
  • 14 Jul 2010: Happy Bastille Day!
  • 14 Jul 2010: Google’s benchmark report on ad size vs. clickthrough rate (CTR), static vs. Flash vs. video ads, CTR by vertical,… http://fb.me/y2s9ShvS
  • 14 Jul 2010: The price was right! IBM paid $277m for Coremetrics.
  • 13 Jul 2010: A Google research paper on the nature of social networks and how a social media site should work. Lots of… http://fb.me/ClPjqEiq
  • 13 Jul 2010: Comparison of cost-per-click, ROI, etc. on Google/Bing/Yahoo in quarterly report by Efficient Frontier. http://fb.me/ACYMlx85
  • 13 Jul 2010: Microsoft+Facebook… Microsoft integrated Facebook and Outlook. Another effort to block Google.
  • 12 Jul 10 John Paczkowski ?@JohnPaczkowski Latest Check Shows Insufficient Venture Funds http://bit.ly/ctg7oq
  • 12 Jul 2010: Make your own apps. No programming needed. Even kids can make apps. http://fb.me/Dhw642Kb
  • 11 Jul 2010: Google secretely invests $100-200m in Zynga to prepare for Google gaming in their upcoming social media site. See… http://fb.me/C7FKAMmD
  • 9 Jul 2010: Met w/ Murray Newlands, organizer of yesterday’s Social Media Marketing event in SF. Many opportunities for collaboration. And a nice guy.
  • 9 Jul 10 Ethan Zuckerman ?@EthanZ Human rights activists in Egypt are working to make #khaledsaid a trending topic. His brutal death by police torture: http://bit.ly/dwYLKc
  • 9 Jul 2010: Didn’t know this was possible. Zafesoft.com lets you tag any file so it can be tracked anywhere. Yes, even Notepad… http://fb.me/DtKKKPir
  • 9 Jul 2010: It’s finally official: China renews Google’s license. http://fb.me/BjMErxow
  • 9 Jul 2010: The Chinese People’s Liberation Army does… Michael Jackson. http://www.tudou.com/programs/view/Xf4Ta-b1luc/
  • 8 Jul 2010: Bret Taylor, CTO of Facebook, explained the purpose of Facebook’s Open Graph project. It won’t fit here, so you… http://fb.me/CjCpL6YV
  • 8 Jul 10 Techie Diva ?@TechieDiva Clips of #smmsf will be posted on Youtube. Sessions transcribed at http://www.murraynewlands.com/
  • 8 Jul 2010: July 27: I’ll speak at the SV-AMA (Silicon Valley Am. Marketing Assoc.) on the changes in digital marketing. http://fb.me/BeahuNO0
  • 8 Jul 2010: Social Media Marketing SF 2010 is today. Follow the tweets at #smmsf
  • 8 Jul 10 Babar Bhatti ?@thebabar 80% of the buzz comes from 16% of influencers – source: Forrester #smmsf (almost 80-20 rule)
  • 8 Jul 10 Matt Cutts ?@mattcutts Today’s webmaster video: How does Google handle a page containing multiple languages? http://goo.gl/du05
  • 8 Jul 2010: I work at Acxiom. We have +400 job openings. Acxiom is on the list of the “100 Best Places to Work”. http://bit.ly/8uqEd5
  • 7 Jul 2010: JimCarrey.com: The most different, unique website you’ll ever see. The transitions are remarkable. http://fb.me/uSYmNRI5
  • 7 Jul 2010: Twitter claims to have 800m searches per day (http://bit.ly/9Msmpk). Not possible. They only have 90m tweets per day http://bit.ly/bbQkb0
  • 7 Jul 2010: I sent out my July newsletter. Here’s a copy at my website. http://fb.me/DZxUmDpI
  • 6 Jul 10 Janet Fouts ?@jfouts Aw man, Alert Rank is shutting down as of 7/15…. bummer.
  • 2 Jul 2010: Looking for social media white papers, studies, guidelines, etc.? Large collection of resources. http://fb.me/z30reBVN
  • 1 Jul 2010: Check out the user response the Google News redesign. The attack postings are pretty funny. Another Google screwup. #googlenews
  • 30 Jun 2010: Another Google screwup. They changed the layout of the News page and made it much more difficult to use. Readers are complaining loudly.
  • 29 Jun 2010: Wondering about Facebook’s bidding process? It’s based on location, age, job, etc. Here’s an excellent overview of… http://fb.me/zGxzezAY
  • 28 Jun 2010: Getting ready to send out my July newsletter. Here’s the DRAFT. If you have comments or suggestions, please let… http://fb.me/CjYwRYzm
  • 17 Jun 2010: Anyone else using Twitter Places? I see this isn’t used by practically any of the people whom I follow.
  • 16 Jun 2010: IBM buys Coremetrics: Analysis of the deal by Roslyn Layton, recently the Director of the SEM Agency at Coremetrics http://bit.ly/bcPDy6
  • 16 Jun 2010: IBM buys Coremetrics: An analysis of the deal by Akin Arikan, the analytics evangelist at Unica: “Farewell to… http://bit.ly/bkxun8
  • 14 Jun 2010: 60% of voice mail is never heard. Okay, my cat never returns her calls. But 60% of all voice mail? That’s a lot of… http://bit.ly/9XEOt9
  • 8 Jun 2010: @BPGlobalPR BP = Black Puddle?
  • 24 May 2010: Twitter changed the rules today: Outside agencies can’t places ads anymore. Ad.Ly was the best known of these…. http://bit.ly/aEC3mm
  • 17 May 2010: A perceptive article about Google vs. Facebook by Bindu Reddy. She argues FB could surpass Google in revenues and… http://bit.ly/cSRBtL
  • 17 May 2010: An perceptive article about Google vs. Facebook by Bindu Reddy. She argues FB could surpass Google in revenues and… http://bit.ly/asgweK
  • 11 May 2010: Facebook now adds you to Communities (Groups) without telling you. Add an interest (such as Denmark) to your… http://bit.ly/dBZsmQ
  • 5 May 2010: Examples of ecommerce sites within FB fan pages: http://www.facebook.com/bestbuy has a shopping cart, store… http://bit.ly/ck0orU
  • 4 May 2010: A list of Facebook plugins to add to your website. I added Comment boxes to my andreas.com site and traffic… http://bit.ly/cTbZhK
  • 3 May 2010: Speaking on PPC to 20 Colombian companies May 26. I’ll say hola from you.
  • 2 May 2010: I wrote a step-by-step FAQ on how to create your own Facebook Fan Pages. http://www.andreas.com/faq-facebook-fan-page.html
  • 28 Apr 2010: I added a new tab: andreas.com. Click that to see the page. I copied the HTML from andreas.com, converted the paths… http://bit.ly/9xfCnn
  • 1 Apr 2010: Finally! Automated Bid Management (ABM) for Facebook. This morning, four companies released ABM tools for Facebook… http://bit.ly/dD4ixl
  • 28 Mar 2010: I learned much more about Facebook in the last few days. I’m shutting down this Fan page and moving to a new Fan… http://bit.ly/dqdV4I
  • 28 Mar 2010: I learned much more about Facebook in the last few days. I’m shutting down this Fan page and moving it to a new Fan… http://bit.ly/bNcnVL
  • 28 Mar 2010: Come to “Social Media for Public Relations” Wednesday, April 7 from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm. Speaking at an event on… http://bit.ly/aqTXjA
  • 28 Mar 2010: Need someone to build your Facebook site? See the Facebook Forum at http://forum.developers.facebook.com/ . Go to… http://bit.ly/ce2NCZ
  • 28 Mar 2010: Company websites inside FacebookSee examples of companies that are using Fan Pages as websites in Facebook:… http://bit.ly/ajlMa8
  • 28 Mar 2010: Virginie at eCairn sent this to me. The top 500 social media blogs, ranked by influence. It’s just been updated…. http://bit.ly/cXfTD7
  • 28 Mar 2010: Another interesting feature: The Fan and Group pages are RSS-enabled. This means people can add my Fan page or… http://bit.ly/93mRHI
  • 28 Mar 2010: Good article on Google’s strategy and the problems of being too big. This was sent to me by friends in Denmark…. http://bit.ly/aD1UzU
  • 28 Mar 2010: Facebook is bigger than… http://bit.ly/auqvMg
  • 28 Mar 2010: Our book has been published in China by Tsing Hua University Press. This is the leading technology university in… http://bit.ly/cd4sIR
  • 26 Mar 2010: Company websites inside Facebook http://bit.ly/91Dyvg
  • 15 Mar 2010: Facebook is bigger than Google. http://digital.venturebeat.com/2010/03/15/facebook-ousts-google-as-most-popular-u-s-site/
  • 13 Mar 2010: Trying to figure out how to get Google Analytics to report on Facebook fan page activity. I’ll post an FAQ when I… http://bit.ly/cVHlTd
  • 6 Mar 2010: New entries at my blog: Corp pages in Facebook. Yet another Google social media fail. Google SEO Report Card. See http://bit.ly/Va5K8
  • 25 Feb 2010: “Search Marketing 2010.” Speaking Mar. 10 DMA Palo Alto. The latest in Google, Facebook, etc. Includes workshop. www.dmanc.org
  • 7 Feb 2010: Facebook announced a deal with Microsoft: they’re dropping Microsoft’s ads; in turn, Microsoft’s now powers the search box in Facebook.
  • 31 Jan 2010: See examples of the best pages at Facebook: http://is.gd/7qlQH
  • 27 Jan 2010: Google added image ads to search results. This is a major ad policy change at Google. To see an example, http://www.andreas.com/blog.html
  • 20 Jan 2010: 2009 online revenue in China grew 30% ($10.9b). iResearch predicts China online revenues will grow 51% to 112.3bn yuan in 2010 (BBC news).
  • 19 Jan 2010: Before Google launches the Nexus, they should fix the T-Mobile G1 phone. Lousy software, no battery life, no fixes, no service, no support.
  • 8 Jan 2010: In California, we have four seasons: Floods, forest fires, #earthquake, and urban riots 🙂
  • 8 Jan 2010: It was the Little One 🙂 3.7 at 11:48 local time. It feels like a heavy truck going by. Or the train. #earthquake
  • 28 Dec 2009: What ever happened to Google Wave? Is it totally dead? Wave goodbye? 🙂
  • 22 Dec 2009: Looking for someone do affiliate marketing for a project. Know someone? Contact me by email (andreas@andreas.com)
  • 22 Dec 2009: Before everyone takes off: Happy Holidays and Best Wishes for 2010!
  • 14 Dec 2009: Does Google’s Twitter feed matter for SEO? Here’s an example and two conclusions: http://bit.ly/Va5K8
  • 4 Dec 2009: Google added automatic captioning to video. It transcribes the voice. You can also upload a transcript. Watch this http://bit.ly/7wOuAM
  • 30 Nov 2009: Our book has been published in China by Tsing Hua University Press. This is the leading technology university in… http://bit.ly/6zgnv5
  • 24 Nov 2009: Our book on SEO, PPC, and analytics has been published in China. Pix of book cover at http://www.andreas.com/blog.html
  • 22 Nov 2009: Our next course on SEO and PPC is Dec. 8. More at www.ani-training.com/ccg/ http://bit.ly/5250Bm
  • 22 Nov 2009: Our next course on SEO and PPC is Dec. 8. Only 6 seats left. More at www.ani-training.com/ccg/
  • 22 Nov 2009: Too funny to be true? There’s an Islamic terrorist group named the “Moro Islamic Liberation Front”. Yep. Their acronym is… MILF
  • 17 Nov 2009: Is anyone using Ning? We’re looking at how to build a social network for a graduate school’s alumni group. What other tools are there?
  • 14 Nov 2009: It’s weekend! Which means only 9-hour work days 🙂
  • 2 Nov 2009: A friend wants to promote her book. She wants to try this “paperclip marketing” that everyone is talking about 🙂
  • 24 Oct 2009: Reading Avinash’s new book on analytics. 460 pages. It’s a quick read 🙂 I’ll write a review in a few days.
  • 19 Sep 2009: Improve Gmail by voting for what Google should fix, such as “sorting” & a useful contact manager. http://bit.ly/MaYmC
  • 16 Sep 2009: If you want to retweet what I wrote about Adobe’s purchase of Omniture analytics, I blogged at http://www.andreas.com/blog.html
  • 16 Sep 2009: … Omni is not easy to install. Could Adobe offer Omni for free? It’s too complex to install and configure for non-experts. We’ll see.
  • 16 Sep 2009: embed Omni into Flash. What next? Will that be free to Adobe users? Or will they have to pay for it? And just exactly who installs this?…
  • 16 Sep 2009: Forrester & others think Adobe can embed analytics into Flash. Yes, & you can use Google Analytics to track Flash and it’s free. So they…
  • 16 Sep 2009: issue is to see how Coremetrics and Unica react to this and how they develop and adjust their future strategies.
  • 16 Sep 2009: … of an entire business strategy (marketing, leads, sales, etc.). And that REALLY doesn’t fit into Adobe’s product line. So the real…
  • 16 Sep 2009: … analytics company; they don’t call themselves an analytics company. They say they do “business optimization”, i.e., global optimizing..
  • 16 Sep 2009: … long future for Omni. Analytics is not really an issue for Adobe, so they won’t pay full attention to it. But Omni isn’t really an…
  • 16 Sep 2009: … called) will be around for several years. Coremetrics & Unica will be a bit stronger. No major changes for now. But I don’t see a …
  • 16 Sep 2009: … But whatever. M&As often don’t make sense. Implications for the analytics industry? Not really much. Omni (or whatever it will be…
  • 15 Sep 2009: … in quickly. The purchase doesn’t make sense: why would Adobe buy an analytics company? It doesn’t fit into their line of products.
  • 15 Sep 2009: .. and other analytics companies move in to poach customers. Top 2 enterprise competitors are Coremetrics and Unica, so they’ll move…
  • 15 Sep 2009: … for the anaconda to swallow its prey, er, for Adobe to complete the merger. Confusion, etc., sales will slow, etc. unhappy customers…
  • 15 Sep 2009: Some in upper management will cash in their stocks and leave. A few months for regulators to approve the merger. And 9 months or more…
  • 15 Sep 2009: Adobe Omniture: What will happen? Many of you have been through an M&A. Same story again. Layoffs in HR, administration, finance, etc.
  • 15 Sep 2009: Adobe is buying Omniture for $1.8 billion.
  • 15 Sep 2009: My book is now on Amazon Kindle. Someone emailed me and said she had bought it and was reading it on her Kindle.
  • 8 Sep 2009: @LJCaswell if you have questions, just ask 🙂
  • 25 Aug 2009: The End of Western Civilization? Kids now text message in the shower. How? They put their cell phones in a zip-lock bag.
  • 20 Aug 2009: Shirky’s book (Here Comes Everybody) discusses socio-economical drivers of social media. But he doesn’t understand theory of revolution.
  • 14 Aug 2009: Here’s a new kind of website. You can click the links. It’s “hosted” on Youtube, i.e., they pay $0 for hosting. http://bit.ly/PZKR2
  • 11 Aug 2009: Talked w G team that works with large corp accts; it helped me v much to develop better strategies. Very useful event. #SES
  • 11 Aug 2009: Google had martini with illuminated ice cubes. V amusing effect. Talked with many from G’s TV team, plus other teams. Our rep came down #SES
  • 11 Aug 2009: Instead, they had Google Drink 🙂 Private event for selected agencies. Maybe 50 people and 20-30 senior G team. Met many whom I knew #SES
  • 11 Aug 2009: No Google Dance this year. Google is cutting costs. Remember when Yahoo rented Great America amusement park? Free rides? Oh, well. #SES
  • 11 Aug 2009: Facebook had a stand (first time). Very enthusiastic. Talked with them. They were handing out $50 coupons. #SES
  • 11 Aug 2009: Google’s stand was the usual. Nothing new. Omniture’s stand was smaller than last year. Webtrends was there with their new interface. #SES
  • 11 Aug 2009: BIng was totally packed. Long line waiting for free copy of Shirky’s book, and talk w Bing team. They were helpful and open, as usual. #SES
  • 11 Aug 2009: Poor Yahoo. Big stand, nobody there. I took a photo; it’s the last time Yahoo will be at SES. Nice people. I chatted with their team. #SES
  • 11 Aug 2009: AdReady is an easy way to do image ads/Flash ads. Thousands of ad templates. Pick one, add your text and URL. We’ll try this. #SES
  • 11 Aug 2009: Nothing really new. PeoplePond is a “personal branding / promote yourself” tool, but Google Profiles does already does that for free. #SES
  • 11 Aug 2009: SES was a big letdown. Very few people. Many expo aisles mostly empty. Maybe 60-70% down from its peak. Travel budgets slashed. #SES
  • 10 Aug 2009: Search engine blind test? Results from all 3; compare. Try it! http://blindsearch.fejus.com/
  • 10 Aug 2009: Going to SES San Jose on Tues morning. I’ll be walking around. #SES
  • 1 Aug 2009: Want to compare Bing vs. Google? Easy. Use www.bing-vs-google.com and see the results, side-by-side.
  • 31 Jul 2009: How is Bing able to predict the best flight prices? See http://bit.ly/ioSZg They could extend this into other industries.
  • 30 Jul 2009: No Google Dance party at SES San Jose this year. Google is cutting costs. They can’t afford the party anymore.
  • 29 Jul 2009: To learn more how Bing works, I’m switching my default search engine to Bing for a few weeks.
  • 29 Jul 2009: Google will finally have to start to listen to customers. GMail is one of the worst email tools. Maybe now they’ll begin to fix it.
  • 29 Jul 2009: For SEO: Bing has price comparison, etc. Start using Bing to learn how it works. See how your sites & keywords are ranking in Bing.
  • 29 Jul 2009: If you’re using PPC (paid search, i.e., Google Adwords), try Bing’s PPC. Much cheaper clicks and CPAs.
  • 29 Jul 2009: Microsoft+Yahoo: MS will have 30% marketshare, the first serious challenge to Google. G must change. They have no customer support, etc.
  • 28 Jul 2009: Under the deal, Bing will power Yahoo’s searches. Yahoo will handle advertising sales, using Microsoft technology.
  • 28 Jul 2009: Microsoft and Yahoo agreed to an online search and advertising partnership. More details tomorrow.
  • 24 Jul 2009: If you’ve ever worked in software dev, v funny video fr Oracle software dev. http://bit.ly/vajB3 (FYI:Naggi=Dir. Release Mgmt Oracle 🙂
  • 22 Jul 2009: Amazing. Scribd.com is running a massive copyright piracy operation. The VCs will IPO it and it becomes somebody else’s problem.
  • 15 Jul 2009: MAD Magazine’s Secret map of Google Headquarters: Everything revealed 🙂 http://bit.ly/w5x3l
  • 2 Jul 2009: Speaking in Palo Alto on July 9th. More at http://bit.ly/13NKfN
  • 26 Jun 2009: Attended Google’s conf yesterday for agencies. Did you know there is PPC for YouTube now? Go https://ads.youtube.com/ Make your video #1.
  • 25 Jun 2009: You get better SEO by externalizing the JavaScript. This improves the page speed, which increases the page’s Quality Score at Google.
  • 14 Jun 2009: In Denmark with Klean.com for a week of meetings and a talk.
  • 10 Jun 2009: Twitter: A one-way street? 10% of users write 90% of tweets. 50% update only every 72 days. Most tweet only once. http://bit.ly/shsBS
  • 9 Jun 2009: Heat maps for Google shows where users look. Position 1, 2, 3… or 7? See the heat map at http://bit.ly/16tFFH
  • 4 Jun 2009: This has many implications for SEO: It’s not Page Rank, keyword density, meta-tags, links, etc. that matter. It’s the quality of the page.
  • 4 Jun 2009: WSJ blog on Google Quality Rater system: Matt Cutts states Google manually lowers ranking for bad sites. http://bit.ly/DFuGV
  • 3 Jun 2009: @andreasmueller Too busy with clients, etc. Las Vegas this weekend and Denmark next week to speak at events. Like, what recession? 🙂
  • 3 Jun 2009: Whoa. MySpace lost 33% of its users in one year? http://bit.ly/15eFI0
  • 3 Jun 2009: 10,000 contractors evaluate search results for Google. Google does this for both natural and paid results.Yahoo & Microsoft also do this.
  • 3 Jun 2009: A Wall Street Journal blog is writing about Google Quality Raters. It even has a link to Google’s internal manual. http://bit.ly/ZKisw
  • 1 Jun 2009: @david_tinney I’m waiting for the info as well. It will be in Aarhus, in the week of 15-18 June. Tell him to email me and I’ll update.
  • 31 May 2009: #bing In maps, use Birds Eye view for closeup. But the images are about 2 years old. I can still see Stephanie in my back yard 🙂
  • 31 May 2009: #bing Video search is cool; mouseover and it shows the video as a preview. Every day, main page’s img changes. You can scroll back the img.
  • 31 May 2009: #bing Type a city name + “weather” (e.g., dallas weather) to get weather. When looking for a corp’s revenues: Google failed. Wolfram worked.
  • 31 May 2009: #bing When you mouse over a result, you get a short summary (the pg’s opening paragraphs). Saves time.
  • 31 May 2009: bing.com is up. it’s working over here.
  • 29 May 2009: feature is voice search. At Search box, click the microphone icon and talk. It does a good job of finding what you said. Many small tweaks.
  • 29 May 2009: Video can be directly uploaded to YouTube. Just click and the world can watch your cat. Onscreen touch keyboard (a bit small…). A cool
  • 29 May 2009: My G1 gPhone just updated itself to Android 1.5 (Cupcake). A number of new features. Update takes about 10 min. Camera now has video mode.
  • 28 May 2009: It’s Mac vs. Microsoft all over again. Apple refused to license their OS so they sell it alone. MS licensed to hundreds of makers.
  • 28 May 2009: The end for iPhone? Google said today they expect 18-20 gPhones (from 8 mfgs) by the end of this year. Google will swamp the market.
  • 27 May 2009: I wonder why Google is so secretive about this? Would it undermine their Adwords revenues?
  • 27 May 2009: Did you know Google runs its own affiliate network? Yep. Even our Google agency support didn’t know about this. http://bit.ly/11MPMe
  • 22 May 2009: Cool, a 3-day weekend. Okay, I’ll write several proposals & reports, but at least, the phone will be quiet for a few days.
  • 22 May 2009: No more recession? We’re getting many enquiries for services. Also hiring. V busy these days. Speaking at various confs next few weeks.
  • 8 May 2009: We’re looking to hire graphics people in India, China, or similar to make image ads. Ask them to contact me. — andreas@andreas.com
  • 5 May 2009: Our book’s website is finally up! www.andreas.com
  • 30 Apr 2009: Let me update my tweet re: Omniture and Twitter. If they set it up, there’s a setup fee. But you can also do it yourself. So that’s cool.
  • 30 Apr 2009: @Omni_man Many thanks for the info re: Omniture and Twitter. I’ll notify the client.
  • 30 Apr 2009: @Delishess 🙂 Any questions, just ask! More books: Akin Arikan’s “Multichannel Marketing” is ++good.
  • 30 Apr 2009: Omniture has Twitter tracking, but they charge $13K to turn it on. There are plenty of free tools to track one’s brands in Twitter.
  • 30 Apr 2009: Speaking at eMetrics on enterprise analytics this Tues in San Jose. Free admission. More at www.svama.org/special_events.html
  • 21 Apr 2009: IBM now does analytics? Learn about IBM’s analytics strategy. http://bit.ly/1VWEuz
  • 15 Apr 2009: Try this: http://tinyurl.com/dxzmru Select each tab & click “Play Timeline.” Do this for both. Whoa!
  • 3 Apr 2009: So I created a template for 1024x monitors. It’s free (incl. instructions) at http://tinyurl.com/andreas023 (entry for April 3rd)
  • 3 Apr 2009: Check yr analytics. Look at your visitors’ monitor resolution. Resize your monitor to 1024×768 and open yr Twitter page. Yep, a mess.
  • 3 Apr 2009: Most custom Twitter backgrounds are broken. They designed for large screens… but 32% of my visitors use 1024x screens. It looks broken.
  • 31 Mar 2009: What works, what doesn’t work, & how to manage & improve your marketing & sales. You’ll come away with a solid understanding of analytics.
  • 31 Mar 2009: I’ll be the keynote speaker. Experts in Coremetrics, Omniture, & Google Analytics discuss hands-on analytics for integrated marketing.
  • 31 Mar 2009: Panel on Analytics: SV Am. Marketing Assn., April 23. Incl. Coremetrics, Intuit, Paypal, MediaSmith. See www.svama.org/panel.html
  • 31 Mar 2009: The TMobile G1 Google gPhone: 5.6 oz of dead weight. The battery lasts 3 hours. Many days, it lasts only 15 minutes. My Treo was better.
  • 30 Mar 2009: A week ago, Twitter has .5% of US daily traffic. It now has 1.9%. It quadrupled in a week. It shot past LinkedIn. Source: Alexa.com
  • 30 Mar 2009: Reading Kotler & Keller’s university textbook on marketing. It’s a standard. 700 pages and it doesn’t mention analytics 🙂
  • 27 Mar 2009: The Christian Science Monitor (CSM), one of the top 10 US newspapers, stopped its daily print edition.
  • 27 Mar 2009: Coremetrics added Twitter to their analytics package. Screenshot and a bit of description at http://tinyurl.com/andreas023
  • 26 Mar 2009: Coremetrics released their analytics tool for Twitter this morning. Looks great. I’ll write more details about it.
  • 25 Mar 2009: Google’s Visual Designer quit. He blogged. A line is very funny. See http://www.andreas.com/blog.html
  • 25 Mar 2009: Guy Kawasaki offered a free book to his 93,000 followers. 140 took the offer. That’s a tenth of 1%. Pretty bad CTR.
  • 25 Mar 2009: Article in the Wall Street Journal on how companies are advertising in Twitter http://tinyurl.com/andreas029
  • 25 Mar 2009: Interesting article about Guy Kawasaki’s use (or blatant misuse) of Twitter: http://tinyurl.com/andreas028
  • 23 Mar 2009: @larrymagid The chatter is mostly random. Twitter is useful for finding, connecting to, & emailing other experts. Facebook can’t do that.
  • 22 Mar 2009: Deleted items disappear from your list of updates, but not from Twitter’s search index.
  • 22 Mar 2009: It takes Twitter’s Search a few seconds to find new items. Google waits 3 hrs. G could be instant, but they choose to delay. Interesting.
  • 22 Mar 2009: Anyone know of examples of companies that make sales with Twitter? Or is it just branding? Anyone tracking conversions, leads, sales?
  • 21 Mar 2009: @sem_marketing Working on the interviews of the China corps for the book.
  • 20 Mar 2009: Does Google charge more for clicks? How much? 5%? 10%? 20%? Find out. Details at my blog. http://tinyurl.com/andreas027
  • 20 Mar 2009: OK, it works: Twitter traffic can be tracked: Click-Thru-Rate (CTR) & conversions (leads or sales). Thxs to those who helped with testing.
  • 20 Mar 2009: I’m testing analytics w/Twitter. In a few days, I’ll post how to use tracking URLs and how to track conversions, etc.
  • 19 Mar 2009: @CarriBugbee Look at Twellow.com. It indexes Twitter’s users. They say they have 2.1 million.
  • 19 Mar 2009: WebVisible & Nielsen?/NetRatings survey: Only 44% of small businesses have websites. 50% spend only 10% of their marketing budget online.
  • 17 Mar 2009: Amusing bug in Google: a client’s conversion rate is 92,233,720,368,547,776%. That’s 92 thousand trillion! Does Obama have that much? 🙂
  • 16 Mar 2009: @erictpeterson To measure citation, I look at number of mentions in last 10 days. Also look at results in Twellow. Twitter needs improvemnt.
  • 16 Mar 2009: @erictpeterson Why spoof? To get massive numbers of followers to broadcast to them. How to measure? Trying to figure this out. G-A, Omni…
  • 16 Mar 2009: @erictpeterson Looked at Twitalyzer. Too easy to spoof the numbers. Doesn’t measure real value (CTR, CPL, CPA).
  • 14 Mar 2009: @WineDog The university cafeterias were easy stops for everyone! Brits, Americans, French, Arabs, everyone was there.
  • 14 Mar 2009: Try again! Here’s the video for the Land Rush: http://tinyurl.com/abhtqd
  • 14 Mar 2009: I see it takes about 3 hours for Google to pick up and index a Tweet.
  • 14 Mar 2009: Alexa stats for daily traffic: Facebook 16%, LinkedIn 0.4%, Twitter 0.3%. Growing fast. Twitter is #81 in US (Expedia #85, Monster.com #87)
  • 12 Mar 2009: I’m now Regional Director of Alumni for Universit‰t Heidelberg. It’s 600-year old university (Faust, Class of 1509 AD 🙂
  • 11 Mar 2009: @hkremer Use Twellow.com to find groups of interests. Search (e.g.) for “author kites” to find experts on kites.
  • 10 Mar 2009: Meeting w Maggie Guan to plan our web analytics marketing book for Tsing Hua University in Beijing, China.
  • 9 Mar 2009: In SF at Unica’s conf on segmentation marketing. Talkiing w many people.
  • 7 Mar 2009: b sure 2 see Coraline in 3D. Freudian story of a girl on cusp of puberty, sliding back & forth btw child & adult. metaphors: a tube, etc.
  • 5 Mar 2009: Getting ready. Books Inc tonight in Mtn View. We talk at 7:30p.
  • 3 Mar 2009: Just got the book contract for China. Book comes out in June. Publisher is Tsing Hua University.
  • 2 Mar 2009: Finally! Wrote my andreas.com newsletter for March.Sent to Lili, who sends it out to my 5,000 subscribers. Hey, it’s only 12:35 am…
  • 1 Mar 2009: working on our analytics/SEO/PPC school. course overview = 18 pg. we start in May w 2 classes of test bunnies. class starts in June.
  • 28 Feb 2009: At HYSTA’s conf on Alibaba at Stanford MBA school 2day. Jack Ma, CEO, spoke. Bigger than eBay+Amazon now. We’re meeting w them.
  • 26 Feb 2009: Next Wens (Mar 5), we speak at Books Inc in Mtn View (7:30).
  • 26 Feb 2009: Busy week. SDForum event was great. Lots of info re China. Tomorrow, breakfast w VP of Colombia, who happens to be a cousin.
  • 13 Feb 2009: On the air again. Raining. Reading “Groundswell”. Good bk.
  • 24 Oct 2008: at T-MObile, buying a gPhone. full report later. yrs, andreas
  • 24 Sep 2008: in DC to speak at a conf. I signed up yesterday for a Google phone. These arrive. Oct 22. yrs, andreas
  • 11 Sep 2008: now watching live video feed from LHC in switzerlland. Scientists are estatic. The thing works. yrs, andreas
  • 11 Sep 2008: i’m at Swiss consulate for a party to celebrate Hadron Supercollider. 50-60 scientistd etc are here. Speeches soon. yrs, andreas
  • 5 Sep 2008: little skunk came up to the camp last nite. Looked around w squinting eyes. Walked off. yrs, andreas
  • 27 Aug 2008: 3 am: awoke to chirrups: two totally cute raccoons by my bed. they came in via cat door & got lost in the house. I herded them out.
  • 10 Aug 2008: i finished writing my newest book. did the final edits today & sent it to the publisher. it only took a year to write this…
  • 9 Aug 2008: I’m doing edits on layout draft of our new book. 3 more chapters to go, due on Tuesday. The book comes out in late October.
  • 9 Aug 2008: finally, breakfast. spoke at a Stanford/Berkeley conf thurs. i looked forward to Saturday all week.