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7 Ways Glass Will Change Search, And How It Should Change Your Marketing

It’s official. Google Glass will be openly available for purchase later this year. That means two things:

Expect to see a lot of new Glassers soon, and
it’s time to start thinking about how such technology will change the way consumers search.

Below, we’ll take a look at seven areas likely to be affected and how you can prepare:
1. Death To 10 Blue Links
A search on Glass won’t return a page with 10 blue links, rather it’ll use info cards:




As you can see from the screenshot above, you can only view one info card at a time. To move to the next card, you need to swipe forward with your hand, which is much more cumbersome than scrolling with a mouse. As a result, if your site shows up on the third or fourth info card, most users will never see it.
Are the majority of your traffic-driving keywords below position #1 or #2? If so, you may see a dramatic drop in traffic when searches move to Glass or similar technologies.
Focus your SEO and paid search resources on securing the #1 position for less …

Find out How Responsive Web Design equals to SEO benefits

One of the most interesting developments in the website design industry is the introduction of responsive web design (RWD), a mechanism that allows a website to adapt to the size of the user’s screen, be it desktop, iPad or laptop. The real benefit has been its use for creating mobile friendly sites. This means the users can have a seamless experience without the need of any redirection. The bottom line is as long as multiple [...]
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Hidden Reality Behind Your Facebook Photos [Funny]

Admit it! Your mind thinks only about DP or CP while taking photographs. The ones very well known to Facebook will understand that DP is Display picture or Profile photo and CP is Cover photo on Facebook profile. We see all weird, funny and stylish pictures on Facebook albums but are they real?
I mean to say whether the poses given in Facebook photos are true or just an exaggerated view? Or maybe to cater LIKES?
Watch this funny video which reveals the actual reality behind such photos on Facebook.
Yup, it is worth 2 minutes of your time.

How was it? Worth Liking?
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How to Add Adsense Ads in Middle of Blog Posts?

Can you display Adsense ads in middle of blog posts? There is no doubt that in-content ads encourage readers to click more, and the higher CTR can earns you more money. While it is easy to add Adsense ads below post titles or after post content, how can you add it in middle of articles? […]
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Marketing Day: February 6, 2014

Here’s our daily recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web.
From Marketing Land:

Twitter Threatens Legal Action For More Transparency Around National Security Requests

In conjunction with the release of its latest transparency reports, Twitter announced today it was pressing the US Department of Justice for more transparency around national security requests, and is considering legal options to defend its First Amendment rights. Twitter applauded the agreement made last week between the Department of Justice and various communication providers […]

Google Tries To Block Shaming Privacy Notification In France

Last month, Google was fined for violating French privacy rules with its “unified” privacy policy. The French National Commission for Computing and Civil Liberties (CNIL) had given Google and ultimatum to “fix” its privacy policy or be fined. Generally speaking, CNIL objects to the lack of specific notice to consumers…

Twitter Threatens Legal Action For More Transparency Around National Security Requests

In conjunction with the release of its latest transparency reports, Twitter announced today it was pressing the US Department of Justice for more transparency around national security requests, and is considering legal options to defend its First Amendment rights.
Twitter applauded the agreement made last week between the Department of Justice and various communication providers allowing greater disclosure around national security requests in “very large” ranges, but said it wasn’t enough:
While this agreement is a step in the right direction, these ranges do not provide meaningful or sufficient transparency for the public, especially for entities that do not receive a significant number of – or any – national security requests.
Because of government regulations, Twitter is only allowed to disclose national security requests within an overly broad range. Twitter claims such restrictions, “seriously undermines the objective of transparency” and limits the company’s free speech:
We think th…

Pinterest Launches New Mobile Website For Its Growing Base Of Mobile Users

Today, Pinterest announced it was releasing a newly redesigned mobile site.
According to the announcement, the new site now offers, “A cleaner design and the same features (like more useful pins and related pins),” users would have on the web or within Pinterest’s mobile app.
While Pinterest’s blog post claimed the mobile redesign is the result of the site continuing to grow internationally, TechCrunch reports the primary driver of the redesign is Pinterest’s influx of mobile traffic, claiming 75 percent of all daily Pinterest traffic comes from, “native mobile applications.”
From TechCrunch:
Mobile has been a rapidly growing force for Pinterest. In 2013, mobile grew 50 percent from the beginning of the year to become more than three-fourths of all usage. On phone and tablet, mobile usage takes over the desktop in the evenings and on weekends, in particular.
Beyond offering the same web experience, TechCrunch says Pinterest’s new mobile site includes an updated board page, sign-up flow, as…