Interactive Audi experience on YouTube

Audi’s launching the new A6 with a banging YouTube interactive experience campaign. The campaign uses a fancy indexing feature allowing you to control the video with your keypad, which jumps you around from section to section giving you the feeling that you’re actually driving the car.

It’s a sweet idea and all, but when I started trying it out, I quickly found that it was a little annoying. Big kudos’ to Audi for being the first to create a driving experience through social media...

By imod.co.za, 10 October 2011, 0 comments. Categories: Campaigns, Social Media Marketing, Video & Audio Marketing.

B2B Marketing Benefits From A Consistent Program Of Press Releases

B2B marketing efforts benefit from a stream of Press Releases, issued at least monthly. Readers see your press release, a.k.a. news release, in many media outlets: online, in print, on tablets, and formatted for mobile devices. Social networks and social media tools leverage the distribution of press releases on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and on social bookmarking websites, such as Deleicious.com, StubleUpon.com, Digg.com, Reddit.com, etc. With MediaFirst as your PR firm, know that we leverage these...

By MediaFirst, 10 October 2011, 0 comments. Categories: Advertising Technology.

Twitter Advice – Trending Topics, Algorithms and a few Helpful Tips

Ever since the conception of Trending Topics, Twitter has long been accused of tampering with them, given the inordinate amount of coverage given to some subjects, while others are ignored or treated with solid indifference. Recently, these concerns have been raised in the direction of the Occupy Wall Street protest which have now spread to cities worldwide.

But how does Twitter regulate Trending Topics – if indeed they do? And how could they be made useful? The truth is, Trending...

By Paul Fennemore, 10 October 2011, 0 comments. Categories: Advertising Technology, Campaigns, Social Media Marketing.

Where do people look on search results?

I read a fantastic post over at SEOmoz yesterday, the sort of post that is technical in terms of SEO, but not too technical that a lot of people would struggle to understand, so I wanted to write about the post here because I found it fascinating and I’m sure a lot of you will appreciate this.

So as a quick intro, what’s eye-tracking? Eye-tracking is the process of studying where people’s eyes go when they look through the results...

By imod.co.za, 10 October 2011, 0 comments. Categories: Search Marketing.

Why You Still Can’t Beat Your Search Competition

SEO is a long term process. You aren’t going to see results quickly, but within six months to a year of an SEO campaign you should start to see some improvement in your search ranking. What if you’ve been working at it for a year and don’t see any significant change? What if you just can’t seem to compete in your industry or niche, no matter how hard you try? When it comes to a stagnant SEO campaign, here are a few common culprits that can hinder success:

Your Content Isn’t...

By Nick Stamoulis, 07 October 2011, 0 comments. Categories: Organic Search.

The epic rise of online video in B2B

From kids biting fingers to customer vox pops, online video today has changed the way people consume and share content online.

The fact is video has become one of the fastest growing content channels in history. YouTube is now the second largest search engine in the world with well over two billion searches per day. Amazingly 48 hours of video is uploaded to YouTube every minute. The seismic shift of how information is being consumed and shared online is clear to see.

Video’s...

By Earnest, 07 October 2011, 0 comments. Categories: Advertising, Video & Audio Marketing.

New Analytic Software for an Evolving Social Media

To update Facebook’s Pages, social media marketing company Wildfire have been taken on board to develop a solution to integrate the development of Facebook Insights data with existing Pages analytics. Wildfire previously advised on the development of the Insights system, and plan to incorporate the two to enable companies to find and attract thousands more “fans” via Pages.

Additional features, according to

By Paul Fennemore, 04 October 2011, 0 comments. Categories: Campaigns, Commerce, Publishing.

4 Types of Content – SEO Video Lesson

Once you decide to invest the time and energy in a content marketing campaign, you have to determine what kind of content you will focus on creating. It could be educational, informational, promotional or newsworthy or a combination of all four. Just make sure that the content you are creating is inline with your online business goals and is the kind of content your target audience is looking for.

Watch this week’s SEO video lesson here!

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By Nick Stamoulis, 04 October 2011, 0 comments. Categories: Advertising Technology, Content Marketing, Organic Search.

How social screening can help the recruitment process [infographic]

A while ago I wrote an article on how the recruitment industry was shifting due to social media technology. I would like to add to that conversation by talking about social screening. Social screening is the process of searching for potential candidates in social websites like Facebook, Linkedin and Twitter and “checking them out.” This is a hotly debated topic...

By Mike Saunders, 04 October 2011, 0 comments. Categories: Branding, Commerce, Publishing, Social Media Marketing.

Are you taking advantage of LinkedIn?

LinkedIn has many tools beginning with a personal profile extending to a company profile and beyond that the ability to connect to many linked in groups. For professionals in the marketplace, a LinkedIn profile is a must. Potential employers, your current clients, prospective clients, and even coworkers expect to find you on LinkedIn and understand your professional qualifications from what you've listed in your profile.

LinkedIn Groups

You may belong to up to 50 LinkedIn groups. You may also create those...

By MediaFirst, 01 October 2011, 0 comments. Categories: Advertising Technology, Branding, Commerce, Social Media Marketing.