Juicy Links: July 6 – July 10


Juicy Links Galore

This week’s Juicy Links contains some great tips and updates, including news about BingTweets, Yahoo! Search Pad and more. Also be sure to take a look at the link about niche blogs, and the link regarding mobile ecommerce…both could easily lead you down the path toward great revenue growth.


Ecommerce Know-How: Mobile Commerce in Four Steps

Internet-enabled mobile handsets, mobile Internet devices, and new wireless broadband standards are all making it easier for consumers to shop online while on the move.

Research Your Competitors with These Three Steps

Below is a list of three steps to help research your competitors.


Open Rates for Marketing E-mail On the Rise, Says Epsilon

The open rate for marketing e-mails increased for the third quarter in a row during Q1 of this year and also rose significantly over the year-ago rate, according to a new study by Epsilon.

Nielsen: Consumers Trust Online Opinions

When it comes to trust, personal recommendations and consumer opinions posted online are most valued by consumers worldwide.


BingTweets Mashes Up Trending Tweets with Search Results (UPDATE)

BingTweets is a new site that pulls in trending topics on Twitter and offers Bing search results right on the same page.

Finding and Using Niche Blogs

Great article on how to find and use niche blogs to generate traffic & links.


Seeing the world with improved Google Search results

Google announces the introduction of better, more comprehensive search results for places.

Help customers find their way with new Google Maps gadget

This simple gadget allows webmasters to add customized Google Maps directions to their business locations.

Social Networking:

Facebook’s Own Estimates Show Declining Student Numbers; Now More Grandparents Than High School Users

Just when all the grown ups started figuring out Facebook, college and high school users have declined in absolute number by 20% and 15% respectively in a mere six months.

Ads Spotted on Twitter.com – Did You Notice?

Ads Had Come to Twitter.


Yahoo to Formally Launch New Research Tool

Search Pad, a search feature Yahoo has been developing to help users store and organize their search results,is newly released.

Around The Web:

United makes nice, but guitarist’s YouTube songs will go on

Interesting article…singer/songwriter gets help with customer service using YouTube.

Kindle patents lay out plan for ads

Amazon.com has filed for a number of patents that hint at ad-supported books for its Kindle e-reader–more specifically, a free or discounted ad-supported e-book for customers who buy the physical version.