Slowly but surely, the up and coming social news site Mixx is beginning to monetize itself. And why shouldn’t they? With over 5 million unique visitors to the site in October alone, Mixx has seen steady growth since their debut a little over a year ago.
Keyword Discovery, our tool of choice for keyword research has added some updates and new features to their popular keyword data/research tool. They also point out in a release that they are adding even more new features and solicit feedback from their user base as to what they would like to see added or improved in this tool. First the updates followed by new features and improvements.
I’ll be attending and speaking at the upcoming PubCon conference in Las Vegas in a couple of weeks so I’m tuned in to the official PubCon conference blog and as such, came across a piece this morning announcing an itinerary builder. This new Conference Builder that will help you build your conference schedule into a printable pocket list.
Danny Sullivan has a great write-up in Search Engine Land relaying his experiences in searching for small businesses and coming up frustrated. He had assumed that every business owner, large or small, must understand by now the importance of appearing before these customers in search. However as he recently sought out local businesses to help with his needs after a recent move, Danny was reminded of just how far behind some companies remain.
I’ve never been to a PubCon or even to the city of Las Vegas. So not only am I looking forward to attending this year’s PubCon in Las Vegas, I have the added privilege of being part of the speaking team as well. I will be speaking on Tuesday, November 11, 2008 in a session entitled “Is Social Media & Search a Love Story or a War Story?” along with fellow peeps Chris Winfield, Liana Evans, Bill Hartzer.
It’s hard to believe that Mixx is already one year old. The better-than-Digg- alternative to Digg has experienced a lot of growth in that time as well. Thanks to the growing Mixx community, they have seen the number of visitors grow 500%. Mixx now gets more than 4 million unique visitors each month!
In a post on the official Mixx blog, the social news site is happy to remind its community why it is different from the other guys out there.