The Weekly Compete Pulse

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The first day of summer happened this week so the longest day of the year is now behind us. Soak up as much sun as you can and check out these links to some of this week’s news articles that we read and found interesting for online marketers.

Watching the Bruins win the Stanley Cup was exciting, but what’s even more exciting is the number of ways we can follow sports games. Thanks to the Internet, we can always be updated on our favorite teams: How Digital Media Is Changing the Sports Experience

Google is a company that has often been criticized for their social strategy (or supposed lack thereof), but in this article, Eric Schmidt talks about Google’s social strategy and how it’s different than what everyone expects: Eric Schmidt Outlines Google’s Strategy for Social

More and more time is being spent on smartphones as people come to use them as portable computers. According to Flurry though, this is the first time that time spend using mobile apps actually exceeds the time consumers spend using their browsers on home computers: Flurry: Time Spent On Mobile Apps Has Surpassed Web Browsing

Social media are powerful relationship management tools, but can they help you find a job in a down economy? Dan Schawbel says yes: 5 Clever Ways to Get a Job Using Social Media

SEO and marketing strategies often compete for resources, and at some companies they don’t always get the respect they deserve. Search Engine Watch provides a strategy for how to align your SEO and marketing strategies so that they can help serve each other: Aligning SEO with Marketing – A Plan for Success

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About Jared DeLuca:
Jared is currently the Associate Digital Marketing Manager at Compete (Millward Brown Digital). He is a graduate of Northeastern University, having achieved his B.A. in Communication Studies. If you like what you read, you can connect with him on Google+, Twitter, or on LinkedIn.