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The Weekly Pulse

There are countless digital news sources and articles swirling around the web, so we’ j compiled the most interesting pieces from this week for you.

Sunday Series: Digital Renaissance for Art Enthusiasts

Art Enthusiasts can discover how museums, largely centers for history and culture, are converging with the perceived “future” in the digital world.

The Weekly Pulse

For this Weekly Pulse, we’ve prepared a diverse mix of helpful tips and tools for you to use in your digital marketing strategy. Don’t miss out!

Social Media Takeover: Connecting with the News

Social Media is becoming a pathway to news for a significant portion of the U.S. population. We can clearly see the relationship between news outlets and social media sites growing through multiple avenues.

March’s Top 50: Spring Black Friday, News Sites, and more

March’s Top 50 sites are an interesting array of companies from the web. Fast movers included Home Depot, news sites, and quite a few Microsoft websites as well. Want to know more? Keep reading!

The Weekly Compete Pulse

Here is a round up of the most popular stories we shared online this week. The significance of mobile in search marketing increased in 2012. Nearly a quarter of paid search clicks stem from mobile devices, up from just 14.2% in the beginning of 2012. According to the same survey of brands from all major industry sectors including including retail, search budgets also increased from 10% to 18.4%. Read the full findings

Free Super Bowl Buzz–Brands Newsjack the Blackout

Image from: blackout / Shutterstock A number of brands owe their quick-thinking social media teams a raise for “newsjacking” the Super Bowl power outage. When the lights went out, viewers turned their attention to social media for the thirty-four minute game break. This was a perfect opportunity for brands to share a message with high impact and little cost. PBS’s popular show Downton Abbey had to compete with the Super

The Weekly Compete Pulse

Happy New Year from the Compete team! As you’re getting back in the saddle and making plans for the year ahead, take a few minutes and reflect on 2012. Where were your biggest successes? Your biggest learning experiences? If you missed any digital insights from the Compete blog during the year, now’s your chance to read through last year’s highlights with the Best of the Compete Blog: 2012 Edition. Let’s

Sunday Series: Cookies, Crafting, and Kraft in the Cooking Category

Image from: Cookies / Shutterstock This weeks Sunday Series is all about cooking! In the holiday spirit, we pulled a list of the fastest growing cooking sites in the month of November. First and foremost, let’s just acknowledge that Christmas-Cookies.com landed the number spot as the fastest grower. In November. A bit preemptive, but so what? The second insight I noticed was that, for the most part, these sites are similar

The Compete Weekly Pulse

The holidays have begun! They’re here. So, how does one stay afloat? If you’re in the business of Ecommerce Advertising, check out ‘3 Holiday PPC Tips for Ecommerce Advertisers With Thousands of Products‘ for some great advice. Also, check out, ‘Why Your PPC Ads Must Meet the True and Positive Needs of Prospects.’ But what about email marketers? How can they connect with their recipients as the holiday rush continues

Sunday Series: Astronomical Takeoff in the Science Category

Image from: Nebula / Shutterstock In the indelible words of the theme song of wisest man known to western culture, the ineffable Bill Nye The Science Guy, “SCIENCE RULES.” In the last month alone Americans spent a total of 149,038,982 minutes on sites in the Science Category. That’s over 283 years. That’s at least seven games of Monopoly. At least. So what do American’s want with science online? Evidently, quite a lot