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That .SUCKS – $2,499 for a Domain Name?

Vox Populi of the Cayman Islands (Subsidiary of Canadian Momentous) is the gTLD owner and manager of accredited domain registrars for the Internets hottest new domain:  .sucks Major brands like Apple, Microsoft, Citigroup, Hershey and even Kevin Spacey have shelled out the $2,499 per year cost for a .sucks domain name.  .SUCKS is just one […]

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$49.5 Billion in U.S. Internet Ad Revenues in 2014

U.S. Internet Ad Revenues Reach $49.5 Billion in 2014, a 16% Increase Over 2013, Making it the Fifth Year in a Row of Double-Digit Growth for the Industry. Q4 2014 Surpasses $14 Billion, Rising 17% Over Same Time in 2013 Mobile Ad Revenues Hit $12.5 Billion in 2014, Representing a 76% Increase Year-Over-Year Digital Video Up […]

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Google Update: Rolling out the mobile-friendly update

As noted earlier this year, today’s the day we begin globally rolling out our mobile-friendly update. We’re boosting the ranking of mobile-friendly pages on mobile search results. Now searchers can more easily find high-quality and relevant results where text is readable without tapping or zooming, tap targets are spaced appropriately, and the page avoids unplayable […]

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Update from Bing on Bing/Yahoo Search Partnership

Today Microsoft and Yahoo announced that the companies amended their search partnership in a way that improves the search experience, creates value for advertisers and establishes ongoing stability for partners. Over the past five years, the search advertising market and both companies have changed dramatically and it makes sense to evolve the partnership. What is […]

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Bing and Yahoo Extend Search Deal Deadline 30 Days

Bing and Yahoo have agreed to extend the existing deal between the two Search companies another 30 days to re-negotiate its 10 year existing agreement originally crafted by CEOs no longer leading either company. The long standing arrangement began in 2015 and will extend 30 days past February 23rd 2015. “We value our partnership with […]

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Meerkat Live Streaming Twitter Video Conversations – Say What?

Every now and then you say, “why didn’t I think of that?” This is another one of those darlings that falls in that bubble. The Meerkat, launched in February, has slowly gained national trend status since SXSW. The technology allows users to live stream video direct to their followers on Twitter and others while allowing […]

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Mobile First: The Next Generation of Strategy

In 2014 we saw that screen-agnostic mobile platforms were all the rage of high-end agencies and industry leaders. Desktop platforms (and even entertainment platforms) have now taken this approach. Consider the Xfinity X1 platform. But they were years behind Sony’s adaptation of screen-agnostic as far back as the original PS3 roll out. Consumers are increasingly […]

Top 10 SEO Posts 2014

Top 10 SEO and Digital Marketing Posts of 2014

It has been a fantastic year at pushStar Digital. In 2014 we covered many different digital conversations and reported on insightful Internet marketing trends. Here are our top posts as viewed by our wonderful pushStar fans. Internet of Things and Wearable Tech to Dominate by 2025 PRNewsWire and PRWeb Continue with SEO Troubles Panda 4.0 […]

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Social Media Ferguson: How Protesters Organization Failed

In the aftermath of a horrific evening of protesting in Ferguson Missouri, after the announcement related to Darren Wilson not being indicted for the shooting death of Michael Brown, community leaders and social organizers turned to a handful of twitter handles (notably: Netta @nettaaaaaaaa and DeRay @deray), tumblr accounts and web sites for instructions on […]