Emily Raho

The Weekly Compete Pulse

Here are some articles we read this week and found interesting for online marketers. Starting a business blog? Or maybe you already have one. This article from Social Media Examiner offers best practices to help your business blog succeed: The 5 Pillars of Business Blogging Success Videos are becoming an increasingly popular source of marketing. In this article, Mashable reminds us how powerful a marketing video can be for your

I Can Smell the Holiday Baking Already…

Just the other day I received an email from my best friend to participate in a holiday recipe email exchange chain. The email got me pretty excited because one of my favorite parts of the holiday season is baking and cooking holiday goodies. It also sparked my excitement to return home for the holidays, to the sweet smells of holiday cooking. Every year my mom spends hours in the kitchen

The Weekly Compete Pulse

Here are some articles we read this week and found interesting for online marketers. When it comes to doing business online nothing is quite as important as your online reputation. In this article, Social Media Examiner reminds us the importance of being aware of your reputation and tips to manage your online reputation to better your online business: 5 Ways to Effectively Manage Your Online Reputation For B2B companies social

Top 50 Sites for October 2010

Compete Ranking of Top 50 Web Sites for October 2010 Shows a Top-Five Showdown Is Coming

Bing.com, the Only Double-Digit Riser (13.55 Percent), Gained Ground on Number Five Wikipedia.org; Google and Facebook Cede More Ground to All Others in Top 10 BOSTON, MA–(Marketwire – December 6, 2010) – Compete, a Kantar Media company, today released its ranking of the top 50 web sites for October 2010. The monthly data show recent trends that could ultimately lead to noteworthy changes within the top five, which now consists

The Weekly Compete Pulse

Here are some articles we read this week and found interesting for online marketers. By now you are online marketing is probably into full holiday swing, but how can you get the most out of your online holiday sales?! In this article, Mashable explains 12 ways — for 12 days to help you go above and beyond your holiday revenue expectations: The 12 Days of Holiday Revenue Maximization for Your

Compete October Data Show New Growth Trends in the Female Interest Category

CafeMom.com Growth Is Most Notable, Driven by Games and Blog Subdomains BOSTON, MA–(Marketwire – November 23, 2010) – Compete, a Kantar Media company, today released data for October highlighting trends in its Female Interest category, which grew 7.38 percent for the month with a total of 55,694,109 unique visitors (UVs). CafeMom.com was the most notable mover in the category, up 111.62 percent in October. A deeper look at subdomains reveals

The Weekly Compete Pulse

Here are some articles we read this week and found interesting for online marketers. Some of your fans are more than just fans, they are your brand influencers. Mashable reminds us the importance and value of our brand influencers, who are now the most efficient source of driving traffic to your site, beating out display and search!: HOW TO: Activate Your Brand’s Super Influencers Looking for a giant lift in

The Weekly Compete Pulse

Here are the articles we read this week and found interesting for online marketers. Still trying to figure out the social media phenomenon? In this article Mashable identifies five brands your company can learn from. These brands just know how to use social media, “incorporating their communities and core brand values, and actively participating across multiple platforms”: 5 Big Brands That Are Rocking the Social Media Space It can seem

The Weekly Compete Pulse

Here are some articles we read this week and found interesting for online marketers. Search may be the almighty now, but social networks are creeping up on search. Internet Retailer explains how today, young adults ages 18-34 turn to social networks as a means of finding new products and services: Search is Still King, but Less so with Young Adult Facebook Users Thinking of content for a daily blog can

Compete Data Reveals Daily Reach Patterns for Fantasy Sports Sites

Advertisers Take Note; Reach Peaks on Sunday and Hits Lowest on Friday BOSTON, MA–(Marketwire – November 2, 2010) – Compete, a Kantar Media company, today released data about online fantasy sports players showing a definitive weekly pattern for reach. The data, drawn from Compete’s panel of more than two million US-based internet users, showed that in September daily reach peaked on Sundays and was at its lowest on Fridays. The