This week’s key developments in the world on online: the US economy may be free falling but eCommerce over there is quietly reaping the rewards. Basic, entry level blog articles remind us that not everyone is an expert in online Marketing, and an announcement devoid of any content reaches wide distrribution, showing the danger of a repeat of the 2000’s bubble is still clear and present danger.
- Ecommerce just continues to grow in the USA
Latest US figures show eCommerce growth in adverse economic climate
- 2 good articles on the basics of Affiliate Marketing
Best Affiliate Marketing programs and Affiliate Marketing Sales tips. Useful intro to Affiliate Marketing for non-eMarketers now that it is quickly becoming the biggest opportunity area in online marketing
- Another entry level article: 7 questions to ask yourself before starting a business blog is a very basic primer for businesses planning to start a business blog. It’s a bit late in the game -today’s companies should be more concerned with Google’s disregard towards their Intellectual Property. Useful nonetheless if someone is now considering the issue of business blogging in isolation
- Taking advantage of the recent attention to SEO on the back of Google’s recent policy changes: this press release on keyword competitive index mashes up SEO, Web 2.0 and other buzzworthy keywords. An excellent example of buzz marketing generating attention for what looks like a product devoid of any value