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Citation Labs Tools Make Link Prospecting Fun

Let’s be honest: there is a lot in the day-to-day job of an internet marketer that is downright tedious. But every once in a while you come across a tool that helps make those tiresome tasks enjoyable. Citation Labs new Outbound Link Scraper and Contact Finder are two such tools, that make the task of… Read more »

Tracking Target in Real Time & Other Fun Loggly Tips

It’s no secret that I’m not a fan of Target’s new site. We have had quite a bit of attention on that post about Target’s failure of a new site and people from all over the world have read it. There have been a few instances where someone comes to the defense of Target and… Read more »

Using QR Codes? You’re Probably Doing It Wrong

You’re likely seeing a dramatic increase in the use of QR codes in marketing materials lately. Despite being around for quite some time, they’re really beginning to be recognized by marketers as a great way to integrate online and offline marketing efforts. And it makes sense; smartphone use continues to rise – Comscore reports that… Read more »

OMG Target. Really?

I don’t even know where to start with this. Target launched a new site last week. I guess they’re pretty proud of it, but they’ve managed to completely fail in so many ways. The Backstory In 2001, Target elected to partner with Amazon in order to leverage Amazon’s e-commerce technology. This may have made sense… Read more »

An Impressive First 20 Years of the Internet

Internet History

A couple weeks ago, we were seeing everyone jumping on the 20 year birthday of the public internet. That got us thinking about what’s really happened over the past 20 years and how the internet evolved into what we see today. It really is impressive to think that a Cold War relic like DARPA that… Read more »