Monthly Archives: August 2011

Web content is king? Social media rules? Online testing rocks!

Kissmetrics has released on their blog an interesting infographic that summarize the golden rules of testing, optimizing, testing again and… getting results! It’s that simple, check these five steps: test your landing pages – how many Adwords advertisers don’t? test … Continue reading

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Empire Avenue: the social stock market – what’s your social value?

{EAV_BLOG_VER:ed68284caedf1aa4} I’m on Empire Avenue, the virtual stock market. Check my stock as Pagavision (I wanted this name since 1982′s Wargames movie!). I really love Empire Avenue: there’s something pretty crazy in it and in getting social value for both … Continue reading

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Social media by the numbers: an illuminating infographic full of useful info

It’s quite reassuring: social media works – at least if you take a look at this well-thought-out infographic published by Mashable. We get numbers at large (I didn’t know myself there are 4 billion “things” shared each day on Facebook … Continue reading

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Need some business or legal docs? Check the Startup Document Center

You may need a Business Plan Template Executive Summary or a sample Financial Model. Look no further than Business Insider! Give your new business a jump start with Business Insider‘s selection of business and legal documents.   True indeed, you’ll … Continue reading

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McDonald’s Drink Days experiential marketing: 4,000 CDN $ truly frozen coins

Ok, this has nothing to do with social media, digital media or social networks – it’s all conventional, real-world experience. In order to promote Dollar Drink Days, McDonald’s Canada set up this experiment. The place: an Alberta summer beach party … Continue reading

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20 Popular (and cheap) WordPress plugins

Chill Download has compiled quite an impressive list of 20 great WordPress plugins, ranging from SEO to e-commerce integration, social media enhancements, a shortcode utility (at last), two events-related plugins and photo gallery generator as well as several slider plugins. … Continue reading

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Apple cash? More than 126 countries GDPs

theMacObserver started a pretty interesting analysis starting from an Apple cash news. As Wall Street Journal reported: Apple Inc. has built up a $76.2 billion cash hoard. Now the question is what the company intends to do with the money … Continue reading

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“Mark, I’m leaving”: Randi Zuckerberg leaves Facebook, starts a new social-oriented company

Just like the Osbournes reality, here comes the Zuckerbergs latest episode. AllThingsD reports that Randi Zuckerberg, former Facebook marketing director, is leaving Facebook to start her own new company. Zuckerberg’s new company, RtoZ Media, will focus on helping companies become … Continue reading

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A creative Google+ vs. Facebook video

Google+ is now the buzzword and most people are both thrilled and still trying to sort things out with it. Besides that and who’s running the best (or next) social network in the world, watch this viral video explaining what’s … Continue reading

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Levi’s CURVE ID viral video ad: the (back-)camera Jeans

In early 2011, Levi’s launched Curve ID; a range of women’s jeans that fit shape, not size. To complement the launch, Levi’s asked Colenso BBDO Auckland (New Zealand) to start a conversation. They gave the agency $10,000 … and a … Continue reading

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