Emily Raho

The Weekly Compete Pulse

Here are some articles we read this week and found interesting for online marketers. Every brand looks to optimize their social media and drive lots of traffic to their website. In this article, Mashable highlights four strategies to help get you started on a social media optimization plan: 4 Winning Strategies for Social Media Optimization Now everyone’s got a blog, but it’s no walk in the park making that blog

Compete Ranking of Top 50 Web Sites for September 2010 Reveals Shifting Online Landscape

Bing and Ask.com Gained Share While MySpace and MapQuest Continued to Lose Unique Visitors BOSTON, MA–(Marketwire – October 27, 2010) – Compete, a Kantar Media company, today released its ranking of the top 50 web sites for September 2010. The data show increasing visits to search engine Bing (up 11.7 percent for the month and 108.5 percent for the year) and Ask.com (up 8.7 percent for the month and 75.3

The Weekly Compete Pulse

These are the articles we read this week and found interesting for online marketers. Videos are becoming more and more present in everyday marketing, “To engage audiences with authentic, inspiring, entertaining content, and to encourage those viewers to share that content with their friends.” Mashable highlights 3 tips to help your brands’ videos go viral: 3 Things Any Video Needs to Go Viral Getting ready for the Christmas Season? Search

The Web Isn’t Dead — But Research Is A Mixed Berry Torte

I was somewhat distraught about my career prospects when I read the proclamation on the front of Wired magazine last month: “The Web is Dead.” The articles supporting the title were interesting and by reading them, I realized that things were not as bleak as the cover line seems to be saying they are.

The Weekly Compete Pulse

These are the articles we read this week and found interesting for online marketers.

Wasting Time With Websites

Everyone loves wasting time on the internet, and the internet loves giving you websites to waste your time on. Everyday people all over the world go online and spend countless hours clicking through mindless websites to entertain themselves or just pass the time. I know from personal experience, there’s been a few times that I have been sitting on a train ride, couldn’t sleep, didn’t have much reading material or

The Weekly Compete Pulse

Here are the articles we read this week and found interesting for online marketers. Everyone dreams of customers flocking to their website. In this article, Idaconcpts asks you five questions to consider in order to increase traffic to your website: 5 Issues to Consider to Increase Website Traffic Preparing for the holiday season? DMNews highlights the importance of email marketing and how to improve your email marketing for the upcoming

Seasonal Traffic Trends to Weightloss Websites

Many Americans are always looking to drop a few extra pounds. When the weather starts heating up in the early spring, many people start thinking about new bathing suits for the summer season. Naturally, as people begin to break out the bikinis and trunks and bear their stomachs to the world they begin to think about just how great their body is looking at the moment, and ask themselves… “Am

The Weekly Compete Pulse

Here are the articles we read this week and found interesting for online marketers. It can seem like a challenge trying to grow your brands Facebook fan base. SocialMediaGuide highlights a 30-day guide on how to gain 3,000 Facebook fans in 30 days: How to Attact 3,000 Facebook Fans in 30 days. Looking to connect more deeply with your blog readers? Problogger emphasizes a few key points to be able

Compete Releases Top Football-Related Sites for August 2010

NFL Interest Is Up, College Teams Closely Mirror AP Rankings and Fantasy a Mixed Bag BOSTON, MA–(Marketwire – September 24, 2010) – Compete, a Kantar Media company, today released its ranking of the top football-related sites for August 2010 based on data from the company’s panel of more than two million US-based internet users. Three significant insights from the monthly data are: NFL.com experienced a year-over-year gain for August of

Uhaul.com- Traffic Gets Moving

This is my first post as the new social media marketing intern at Compete!  I am a Northeastern co-op student and just moved into my apartment right near the Compete office. This weekend as I moved in, I began to see the moving trucks streaming into Boston. These ending summer weeks begins a time of change, and the dreadful, yet exciting move as leases end, and new ones begin. September 1st marks “moving