Link Juice for the Week of 2/7-2/11
Every week I search the web for articles I think you might find interesting, dare I say mind blowing, then link to them here in a weekly blog post I call Link Juice. Some are about SEO, some are about Gadgets, others are on CRO, the NFL, the NBA and any other acronym I come across.
Clay Matthews: First A Super Bowl, Now Matthews To Present A Grammy Award
- Hey Clay Matthews you've just won the Super Bowl what are you going to do next? Well, it looks like he's going to be presenting a Grammy at this Sunday's Grammys.
Nokia CEO Stephen Elop rallies troops in brutally honest 'burning platform' memo? (update: it's real!) -Oh yeah it's real! And as of Friday afternoon employees are striking, a partnership with Microsoft is launched, and shares are down all because Nokia was a sleep at the wheel while Apple and Google took market share.
Betting on News, AOL Is Buying The Huffington Post - After 5 years, a modest $1 million dollar investment, The Huffington Post has been bought by AOL for $350 Million in cash.
Yahoo Announces Livestand, a Personalized Digital Magazine - Following last weeks announcement of The Daily, Yahoo has announced it will be delivering a similar, tablet only, magazine that will cover sports, news, and finance.
Key Mobile Device Trends for Marketers - By the end of 2011 there will be 73.3 Million Smart Phone users. Look for Mobile Apps to ride this trend.
Spend Wisely. Finally, an Investment Roadmap for Social Business Buyers (Altimeter Report) - The average Enterprise company spends about $833,000 a year on social media activities. For a company that is handing all of it's social efforts in house, that amount is pretty realistic, while for the rest of us small businesses, a little far fetched.
PayPal's Micropayment Solution Opens to the Public - PayPal's Micropayment Solution allows publishers to charge for digital content. This is HUGE. Facebook already has Facebook Credits and after Apple announced last week that they are going to allow publishers to charge for content within their own apps in the next few months this space is about to explode!