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Nielsen BookScan Now on Amazon.com's Author Central

Amazon.com has made it possible for authors who use its Author Central service to view Nielsen BookScan’s weekly sales data of their print books for free. The data is categorized by geographic location. Author Central is targeted at authors and helps them in promoting their books and widening.... More »

Google Launches Turn-By-Turn Directions In More Countries

Have you ever found yourself in a big city and do not know your way around? It could be frustrating. A lot of people have trouble using the traditional GPS. I have gotten lost several times in taxis because they were driven by cab men who were fumbling around with the GPS service.   Not everyone .... More »

Best Online Traffic Equals Targetted Online Traffic

If you have an online business you probably will be interested in finding out how to drive the best online traffic to your website. Driving traffic to your website is what makes your online business a business. You want to make money and the only way to do that is to get people coming to your websit.... More »
Breaking News: Panda Update and EMD Algorithm Rolling Out Now

Breaking News: Panda Update and EMD Algorithm Rolling Out Now

Buckle up, folks – it’s been a busy week for search. The folks at Google and co. have thrown webmasters yet another curve ball – and this one comes in the form of tandem algorithm updates. I write for quite a few tech blogs, and I just reported on the exact match domain (EMD) update a coup.... More »
SEOmoz Turns Google Updates into Pretty Weather Reports

SEOmoz Turns Google Updates into Pretty Weather Reports

Sift through forums and crunch numbers no longer! Well, you probably still will, but now there’s a neat little tool that can - at the least - help you obsess a little less often. The guys over at SEOmoz have created a “weather report” to help SEOs determine whether changes in rankings are m.... More »

Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley announced at the LeWeb conference in Paris that Foursquare had surpassed the 5 Million user mark. He was careful to distinguish between registered IDs and actual users and said that although the location based site had over 5 million registered IDs, they were very close to 5 million active users. This is a marked difference from the number of users at this period last year, which got to five hundred thousand users.



Foursquare is becoming increasingly popular with businesses, especially the brick and mortar ones who are using location based to encourage visits to their locations. But even online businesses are becoming creative in their use of location based networks to attract traffic to their sites. Do you use Foursquare or any other location based social network for your business?

  

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