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The Weekly Compete Pulse

Happy February! Hope you’re all getting ready for an interesting month of love… and more digital marketing! Here’s our top shared content from the last week of January: three articles about improving your online presence, and a look at the future as shown by CES2014 gadgets. Enjoy!

The Weekly Pulse

Facebook’s IPO was the main subject of the news this week, as the stock price closed at $38.42 a share after the first day of trading. Mashable published several posts about Facebook’s IPO, including a breakdown of who got rich and a list of other companies that could be the next big tech IPO. Twitter was also in the news this week, as they announced that they will offer a

msnNOW Finds Popularity with Younger Audience and May Drive Growth for Bing

Image from: mnsNOW Late last Wednesday on 2/15/12 Microsoft launched their newest addition to its MSN services, called msnNOW. This service enables people to get real-time information on what people are talking about, sharing, and searching for from one centralized place. It’s available on multiple screens – on the PC at now.msn.com, the iPad, mobile devices, and even as a social reader app on Facebook. Who are the early adopters

Ethics: Generating Ad Revenue from Stolen Content

A worrisome trend in humor sites, stealing content and not providing citations, has been extending more and more into the world of web comics. Because they’re just images, they are much easier to steal than videos and other dynamic content, and anyone with minimal Photoshop skills can remove identifying marks on these comics. The extent of this trend came to my attention from a post on the blog for the

The Weekly Compete Pulse

Hopefully wherever you are this weekend, the weather is nice so you can enjoy the holiday. If you’re stuck inside though, check out these links to some of this week’s news articles that we read and found interesting for online marketers. QR Codes are becoming increasingly more popular in marketing, but using them effectively and actually learning something from them is still challenging: How To Capture Powerful Insights from Retail

Digital CMO Summit: Digital Marketing as a Game Changer

In the spirt of connectedness, and the THEME for this year’s Digital CMO Summit in New Orleans, we’d like to occasionally feature content from some of our partners and attendees at this year’s Summit. Today’s blog post is adapted from NEAL PRESCOTT’S REVIEW of Fast Company’s February article on the “FUTURE OF ADVERTISING”. Here are some key takeaways from Neal’s review, and what it means for all of us as

Quick Tip: Content Selection and Exporting

Compete makes it easy to select and export the content you’ve already filtered. For instance, if you’ve selected a 6 month time frame in amazon.com’s site profile with the Visits and Average Time metrics comparison, you’ll only export these two metrics under this time-frame when you export to CSV. Using the image below you can follow the steps to pull these metrics for the past six months. Select Average Stay