A big change seems to be underway on Google, most likely designed to give brands more control of the search results associated with their brand names. Google is now showing three less results on searches for brand names (7, rather than 10).
"Introducing Handwrite, a fun and easy new way to search Google from your smartphone or tablet. To enable Handwrite, visit www.google.com on your smartphone or tablet, click 'Settings,' found at the bottom of the page, and then enable Handwrite. This feature is currently available in 27 languages."
This is pretty neat! Google now lets you search by simply writing on your screen. This is available for Google search on both smartphones and tablets. Better start brushing up on your handwriting!
To set it up on your phone scroll to the bottom of your Google search screen, tap "settings", then scroll down and press "enable" Handwrite. From then on you will be able to turn Google Handwrite on and off by simply pressing the small cursive "g" in the bottom right corner.
Harris Interactive recently surveyed 2,262 adults about their views towards companies using personal data for target advertising. The survey provided startling results on how consumers prefer their purchasing data is used.
The fact that 66% of consumers are ok with Amazon using their history but only 33% are ok with Facebook using their profile information volumes to how the mindset of users on different sites changes based on the nature of the site.
HootSuite adds more awesome to Hootlet with new features including AutoSchedule – a powerful new link share tool that determines the optimal time to schedule social media messaging. Now you can automatically queue messages throughout the day to maintain a consistent social media presence.
Contrary to other insights we’ve seen, a new study shows tweets posted on the weekend get more retweets and replies than those posted during the week, but most big brands aren’t taking advantage of this.
Twitter advertising is different from most of online advertising options, with elements of cost-per-click, display, and social media ads all wrapped up in 140 characters or less. This guide will help you reach your Twitter marketing objectives.
Tara, Yale and Karin represent SIM Partners at the first annual Professional Services Supplier Diversity Symposium. SIM Partners was honored to be invited to present as a best-in-class Evanston based professional services firm.
It's that time of year when a Mac owner's fancy turns to thoughts of felines. Yes, those who lusted after Tiger, Leopard, Snow Leopard and Lion in summers past can finally get their paws on a brand new kitty: Mountain Lion.
Rules and regulations about the use of content surrounding the 2012 Summer Olympics in London must comply with some pretty strict rules, which include tweets and Facebook posts. With so many restrictions, what are marketers to do?
Meet the newest kid on the social media block: Shopcade, a site that gives shoppers the opportunity to share those magical, can’t-live-without products with their networks of friends, family, business contacts – and yes, even former classmates.