Web News Hits – April 1, 2008 – Your Daily Source For Web 2.0 Links

Marketing Apr 1, 2008

April Fools started a day early with this post:

Michael Arrington: “Why We’re Suing Facebook For $25 Million in Statutory Damages”

“My own personal brand has risen over the years as well to the point where I believe I can say without hubris that I am a very important person. Forbes recently named me No. 2 on their list of web celebrities, for example, and Business Week says I’m one of the 25 most influential people on the web. I’ve also appeared in numerous JibJab videos.”

Then the festivities continued over at Marketing Pilgrim, where they provided “exclusive” coverage of the “GWatch”:

“The Google USB Search Watch (Model #8002RPA10; estimated retail $89) will bring Google’s popular search engine technology to a wristwatch. Apparently users will be able to use a modified Google API to view search results on your wrist.”

Back to your regularly scheduled news…

Has anyone else seen the icons Yahoo has placed next to their sponsored results? It’s like banners meets search. A whole new way of doing SEM?

Search Engine Journal takes a look at YouTube video analytics and provides a video (naturally) tutorial on the subject

PPC Hero helpfully provides five tips to increase last minute conversions, traffic and sales

Hamlet Batista shares tips on chasing links and letting links chase you

Blog Oh! Blog ponders the future of Facebook:

“Unless you have been living under a rock for the past couple years you have heard of the social monster known only as Facebook. It is coming more apparent that Facebook is clearly the social site of the future but with its incredible growth the site and company is still in its infancy and has yet to seen any major challenges. With these factors in mind it does make some of us wonder, what is the future of Facebook?”

…and the SEO Chicks take a tongue-in-cheek look at “The Seven Deadly Sins Of SEO”!

“Recently, the Catholic church decided to update the 7 deadly sins with a new set to reflect it’s new socially conscious agenda. Sweeping away the obvious historical issues we could raise here, I thought it would be fun to look at what these might be in SEO/M”

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