Every week millions of interesting links pop up around the Web. Some detail updates and advances in technology, some provide great insight to marketing strategies and tactics, some broaden our knowledge of the world around us, and others are just plain out-there. Since most of the staff at Aristotle share these links with each other, we thought we’d share them with you too. Enjoy.
- Facebook’s Graph Search starts rolling out to all English-language users.
Ironically, typing “my friends using Graph Search” doesn’t return any relevant Facebook results from the site’s new contextual search engine.
- Follow your favorite websites via Google+
A new Google+ button allows website visitors to follow that site on Google+ without leaving the site. Facebook and Twitter have had this sort of functionality available so long it’s been easy to forget Google+ didn’t.
- Vine v. Instagram, infographic edition
How they rate against each other. Bonus: check out the difference in the most popular hashtag styles on each.
- Facebook cover art restrictions loosened again.
The “no more than 20% text” rule no longer applies. The unwritten rules of marketing with style and smarts still do.
ONLINE MARKETING & SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION
- Google’s Matt Cutts on how Google views link-building and content marketing
The esteemed guru of search clarifies some things about how Google ranks sites based on links and how to use content marketing to boost your site’s performance in Google.
- Social SEO is a must-do now, not a nice-to-do.
This expert at Search Engine Land argues that without thoughtfully integrated social and public relations in your SEO strategy, your site’s days could be as numbered as the white peppered moth’s were after the Industrial Revolution. Read to see how to adapt to the new search realities.
- Infographic: the new Latin American digital consumer
Marketers alike have been all atwitter about the largely untapped potential of Latin America’s increasingly plugged-in populace. Learn about these consumers here.
DESIGN & DELIGHT
- Logos Replicated in CSS
Elegant and beautiful, see how programmers used just CSS to recreate these well-known logos flawlessly.
- Sharknado brings all of America together for one magic night on Twitter.
The ridiculously shark-jumping SyFy original movie killed the Twitterverse and devoured the ratings. I’m sure you already are aware of Sharknado, but wanted to commemorate the occasion on our blog.