links for 2007-08-25
Ian Lurie Aug 24 2007
- This is a great reminder that your web site – whether it is a blog or not – is for PEOPLE. Observing people will make you better at internet marketing.
- Sorry Rand, but no way would I take investment. You’ve got a great thing going. Instead, maybe figure out a way to improve margins or make a big splash (again). Every investor will be someone who thinks they can do it better than you can…
- THIS is why social marketing and search marketing go hand in hand. In fact, they’re inseparable. More mentions in the blog world will mean higher rankings, which will get you more mentions in the blog world…
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Ian Lurie is CEO and founder of Portent and the EVP of Marketing Services at Clearlink. He's been a digital marketer since the days of AOL and Compuserve (25 years, if you're counting). He's recorded training for Lynda.com, writes regularly for the Portent Blog and has been published on AllThingsD, Smashing Magazine, and TechCrunch.Ian speaks at conferences around the world, including SearchLove, MozCon, Seattle Interactive Conference and ad:Tech. He has published has published several books about business and marketing: One Trick Ponies Get Shot, available on Kindle, The Web Marketing All-In-One Desk Reference for Dummies, and Conversation Marketing.Follow him on Twitter at portentint, and on LinkedIn at LinkedIn.com/in/ianlurie. Read More