Posts by Ty

Istanbul Turkey, Here We Come!

Posted by on Jan 21, 2010 in Social Media Events | 5 comments

  Several months ago I was asked to participate in an exciting event debuting in Istanbul, Turkey called “Social Media Business Forum.” This is the first of it’s kind in this country, and plans are to expand this series all over key cities in Europe. The purpose is to give attention to an aspect of marketing that businesses even in Europe should utilize, that being social media marketing, and strategies. Now granted, Europe has many initiatives already in social media, and the internet, in fact I just came back months ago from speaking at “Social Media World Forum” in Santa...

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Google Set To Launch “Click-to-Call in Ads on Mobile Devices with Google AdWords”

Posted by on Jan 4, 2010 in Bing, Blog, Google | 0 comments

I have received a couple of emails from Google today regarding the launching of the long awaited “Click-to-Call” feature we have been anticipating. At this time, this feature only works with Google Adwords, so just make sure you have turned this option on in your Adwords Campaign Settings. I will show you a screenshot here below, but feel free to read the entire excerpt from Google…welcome to 2010 people, the year of Mobile advertising wars.         “Dear AdWords Advertiser, We’re pleased to announce that beginning in January, your location-specific business...

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Posted by on Dec 19, 2009 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

My Wife Knows Me Thanks Babe! Clever idea for stupid husbands!

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Google Reportedly To Buy Yelp…Gulp!

Posted by on Dec 19, 2009 in Bing, Blog, Google | 0 comments

Google Reportedly To Buy Yelp…Gulp!

This weekend I have been hearing rumblings that Google is poised to buy Yelp for $500 million, a social network of sorts based on reviews of local business establishments. Let me make a prediction, 2010 will be the year of “local Search” and local UGC (User Generated Reviews) What does this mean for Google? They can strong arm the local search market by acquiring Yelp, and snag an additional 25 million monthly unique visitors! Now this will add to Google’s recent aggressive push towards their own Business Local product, and “Favorite Places on Google” which will...

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Will 2010 Be a Turn Around Year?

Posted by on Dec 19, 2009 in ty downing | 0 comments

Yes. This could by far be my shortest post ever….

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