Affiliate Bites: Regular People Can Get Paid Per Tweet Too, Google Slips in Share While Bing Gains, + More

» Now you too can get paid for tweeting sponsored messages! [AdWeek] » Turns out a major filesharing service trying to do right by a big Hollywood studio ended up the victim of fraud by said studio…and now they’re going to court. [TorrentFreak] » Google’s slight search share slip is… Read more“Affiliate Bites: Regular People Can Get Paid Per Tweet Too, Google Slips in Share While Bing Gains, + More”

AM Affiliate: Bing Could Soon Get One Up Over Google, Nuns Make Branding Tough for McDonald’s, + More

» Bing’s search for search relevance may be drawing to a close: Now that it’s equipped with Facebook-powered social SERPs, it could finally get an edge over Google. [ReadWriteWeb] » A nifty new service–bre.ad–aims to help you build your brand quickly. [Mashable] » Here’s a branding battle that McDonald’s is… Read more“AM Affiliate: Bing Could Soon Get One Up Over Google, Nuns Make Branding Tough for McDonald’s, + More”

Google Plays Content Police With Panda; Is It Time to Embrace Blekko?

Recently, Google started lifting the veil on its Panda Update. Besides being the ire of SEOs everywhere, the update is meant to be a stern shove from Google to content providers to offer higher quality content to web users. This is a noble mission and if it can force entitles… Read more“Google Plays Content Police With Panda; Is It Time to Embrace Blekko?”

Bing Leverages Facebook Likes In Search Results

Cleverly sidestepping Google, Bing raises some eyebrows today by turning Facebook Likes into a measurable unit of endorsements for search results. Most problematically? This creates a dimension of SEO that is well outside the purview of any optimizer: Personal recommendation. [ generic pack viagra | free sample pack of viagra… Read more“Bing Leverages Facebook Likes In Search Results”

AM Affiliate: NYC Goes Sky-High With IBM’s Help, Online Video Is Chic In 2011, + More

– New York City’s taking its servers to the cloud…courtesy of IBM. [Gothamist] – Sure texting while working is a way to attend to your personal life while on the clock…but it’s also a way to curb your productivity to zero and feel a bit awful because of that. [Seth… Read more“AM Affiliate: NYC Goes Sky-High With IBM’s Help, Online Video Is Chic In 2011, + More”