An increase in not com domains, beacons, further foray into the physical web and more cross-platform distribution networks are a few future trends predicted by a panel at ClickZ Live Chicago.
Finding a digital analytics consulting firm that can cater to mid- to large-sized enterprises can pose a challenge, so ask some fundamental questions to narrow down the search.
Searchmetrics' recent report about Google's ranking factors falls in with this columnist's "5 R's" SEO summary, and demonstrates the growing focus on content over keywords.
Google Analytics is useful, and it's free, but getting the most out of this tool can be enhanced with the following tips.
Brands like Google and Amazon have plans to launch their own dot brands in the next two years. More marketers should follow their lead as social and search become more connected.
Norwegian Airlines demonstrates the rise in visual communication, promoting a new flight to Las Vegas with a web address that consists of emojis for an airplane, slot machine and money.
Applying for generic top-level domains and having their own Internet neighborhoods would allow brands like Google, Amazon and Nike to mine customer data in a more sophisticated way.
A rollout across multiple Asian markets should consider regional differences in every facet, from language to choice of domain name and understanding the different search engines.
Just as kids today may not be able to picture a world with only three TV channels, soon we may live in a time where we couldn't imagine living with so few channels of the Internet.
Foreign brands can take tips from popular local Chinese companies when choosing a domain name for their China strategy.