I was talking to my bud Jonah Stein about his new start-up CodeGuard, a website backup service, and I thought given the events of the past few days it was worth a plug, particularly for those readers running multiple SMB websites.  Let’s review some of the latest in website hacking news: Sony’s Play Station Network […]

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From Google’s Mobile Insights Blog: Mobile devices make all five stages of the travel process more accessible and more robust for consumers. It also opens opportunities for marketers. Dreaming: Westin Hotels & Resorts created a display campaign on The Weather Channel’s app. It invited users to “Tap here to warm up,” planting the seed for […]

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I’ll be running a “National Brands & Local Search” panel with Elnora Palms from Uhaul and Matthew Marko from Progressive. I’ll also be lurking the halls doing my usual schmoozefest and interviewing some of the emerging players in the social local search game for the new Social Local Media service I have partnered with BIA/Kelsey […]

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In response to my post on how some of top local sites did in the Farmer Update, Yellowpages.com’s John Cole forwarded me the following traffic charts showing how their traffic has grown since the update. Week Over Week Comparison 2/20-2/26 v. 2/13-2/19 Week Over Week Comparison 2/23 -3/1 v. 2/16-2/22 Thanks for sharing John.  If […]

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Radiohead just released their new album The King of Limbs via the Web. They offered free previews for a day or two and then put the album on sale digitally via their website before it hits stores in 2 months. I missed the free previews and being the cheap bastard that I am, I was […]

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