Here are some great and newsworthy posts I came across today including how to put your Flickr photos into Yahoo News, 10 reasons why you should monitor your brands across social media sites, and finally, Bill Slawski examines a Microsoft patent that explores the identification of a block within a web page.
How to Put Your Flickr Photos into Yahoo News (Small Business SEM)
Matt McGee writes, “It’s not happening quickly, but Yahoo continues to integrate Flickr photo content across its network. This opens up yet another door for any local business with a photographic/visual element to acquire eyeballs, keeping in mind that Yahoo News is the number one news site online.
Top 10 Reasons for Monitoring Brands in Social Media (TopRank Online Marketing Blog)
David Alston writes, “Social media has simplified the art of the soapbox shout. Information is shared with the masses now using easy-to-use Web 2.0 tools and is recorded and cached for infinity. These two points make the non-stop monitoring of social media an important to-do for any brand owner.”
Search Engines, Web Page Segmentation, and the Most Important Block (SEO By the Sea)
Bill Slawski examines a Microsoft patent granted in April that explores the identification of a block within a web page that represents the primary topic for that page, and how identifying that block might be helpful in many ways.