An expose piece on the Dave Naylor site regarding national newspapers linking for commerical gain. It is implying that the papers and possibly media owners are starting to understand the commerical power of adding links to their articles.
The compete.com blog has a couple of articles that I found interesting this week. The first is there take on global market share of the main search engines. It seems that Google is clawing back its market share. The 2nd article is about travel companies and how they can target social media. Compete who obviously aggregate data to show relative positions and importance of sites are suggesting that the social media sites is increasing in absolute terms the amount of referrals to Hotel sites. Of which I am interested in ! You can see the full article on compete’s blog.
Sticking with social media on SEOOptimise is another social media article asking what is it all about? The term that this and many other speakers, articles are writing about “Conversations” and community building. It is very simpley laid out article that talks about the hows, wheres and whys. Seth Godin always has an opinion. EConsultancy’s angle this week is about how social media is now main stream and not for kids.