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Whos Using Facebook for Marketing & for How Much?

I've done quite a bit of marketing on Facebook and while the cost per click (CPC) has sometimes been pretty good (i.e. affordable) I've also found the cost to be quite high, sometimes approaching the price of Google depending on the market. I've only ever run traffic to landing pages outside of Facebook and I […]

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iPad Killer?

Tablets in all shapes, sizes and price ranges will greet shoppers this holiday season. The iPad currently reigns supreme, but can a more moderately priced, smaller device like the Kindle Fire win over gift-buying consumers? Absolutely, says consumer electronics review site Retrevo. The company polled 1,000 people in October on their tablet-buying intentions and found […]

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Search Marketing $14.9 Billion in Revenues First 6 Months 2011

Search marketing advertising still remains the leader with 49% of revenues, up 2% from last year, followed by display (banners) at 23%, the same as last year. That $14.9 billion spent by U.S. Internet advertisers during the first six months of this year represents a 23.2 percent year-over-year increase, eclipsing last year’s first-half record of $12.1 […]

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Facebook and SPAM – The size of it!

I read somewhere recently that Facebook has got over 750 Million, that's 750,000,000 members and growing fast (as every business owner jumps on the bandwagon for cheap traffic and instant buyer riches…). An article on the Huffington Post recently about Facebooks automated system for dealing with (or trying to at least) deal with spam was […]

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