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We’ve compiled a list of the most popular digital marketing stories online this week. Enjoy and happy competing, marketers! Buying Tumblr will give #Yahoo an additional 15 billion pageviews a month. Multiple sources claim Yahoo CEO, Marissa Mayer, is near closing a $1 billion deal to purchase Tumblr–and its 107 million microblogs. Besides the impressive numbers, Tumblr would make Yahoo! look cool again. But, Tumblr is already hugely successful…

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Here’s a round up of the top digital marketing stories we shared online this week. What were the most interesting stories to you this week? Please share in the comments! Happy weekend, marketers! Linked in turned 10 years old. To celebrate their special anniversary, LinkedIn created an infographic with all sorts of cool stats. The site now has over 225 users worldwide. Ever considered using LinkedIn’s Marketing Solutions? U.S. LinkedIn users have twice the buying power of the average U.S. consumer. Facebook news feed ads have 197.3% higher ROI than right side ads…

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Video content has twice the social engagement of text, links and static images. The significance of video should not surprise digital marketers, but some are slow to create the content. They need to catch up: a new report by Adobe showed that mobile video views increased by a staggering 300% in 2012. Watch a video summarizing the findings on ReelSEO or download the full report.

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Here’s a round-up of the most popular digital marketing stories we shared online this week, including Bing updates and a Penguin case study.

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Here’s a round up of the most popular digital marketing stories Compete shared in the past week, including Twitter on Wall Street and the future of digital marketing.

The Weekly Compete Pulse

Happy weekend marketers! Here’s a round up of the most popular stories Compete shared online this week. Enjoy! PCs are for daytime while tablets come alive at night. Marketingland reported on a new study that showed desktop computer usage spikes during traditional working hours (8am-5pm) while tablets are used more heavily during the evening hours. Smartphones are used throughout the day. The numbers are not surprising, but marketers should consider this

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Hope you are all having a happy first week of spring! If you’ve been lucky enough to be out enjoying some nice weather–here’s a recap of the most popular internet and marketing stories Compete shared online this week. Twitter turned seven years old. Did you know that Twitter was created during a hackathon at the top of a playground slide? Here are seven things that you didn’t know about Twitter for

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This week, marketers rejoiced after Pinterest launched web analytics–helping brands track popular content. Digiday asked marketing executives what data they wanted from the site. Two responses were mobile integrations and promoted pins. Pinterest’s first step towards monetization? They haven’t yet opened an API allowing developers to create applications on top of the service. An interesting story from Bloomberg reports that Twitter is planning a joint venture with Apple, allowing users

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Every Saturday, we compile a few of the most popular stories from the week. Social media updates took center stage over the past few days. Local search is becoming more and more important while consumers demand more peer reviews to make purchasing decisions. Foursquare launched a new application exclusively for business owners to personalize their location’s profile.  In addition to uploading photos and managing specials, the tool gives owners access