Andy Beal

  • The all (not so) new Marketing Pilgrim

    Posted January 19, 2015 5:00 am by Andy Beal with 0 comments Don’t panic, we’ve not been hacked by Guy Kawasaki. This is our new, somewhat retro, design. As a marketer, I could spin you a story about choosing the design because it is clean and fast to load, etc, but I won’t. Instead, I’ll be honest and tell you the reason why Marketing Pilgrim has become a blend of news agg ...

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  • Online reputation management pioneer launches Reputation Refinery agency

    That “pioneer” would be me. After more than 8 years since taking a hiatus from running a full marketing agency, I’ve decided the time is right to get back in the saddle. It is with much excitement that I announce Reputation Refinery. Why now? Since the launch of Trackur, I still set aside a few hours a month for online reputation management consulting. It’s fun and obviously a passion.

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  • Court confirms Google’s search results are protected free speech

    I’m not sure how many more companies are going to challenge the search rankings bestowed upon them by the mighty Google, but a judge in San Francisco just ruled Google is protected under the First Amendment. In a one sentence ruling Judge Ernest Goldsmith of the superior court of California declared: “The defendant has met its burden of showing the claims asserted against it ...

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  • Lawyers for Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, Rihanna & Arianna Grande threaten Google with $100M lawsuit

    A California attorney has sent a letter to Google execs, practically promising a $100,000,000 lawsuit if the search engine continues to allow nude photos to show up on various Google websites. The photos in question were exposed as part of an Apple iCloud hack and include the private photos of celebrities such as Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, Rihanna, Arianna Grande.

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  • Facebook launches Atlas, the “anti-Ello” ad platform

    Did you feel the earth shift on its axis last week? No it wasn’t an earthquake. It was thousands of internet marketers, techies, and gurus all clamoring to gain access to the invite-only, “anti-Facebook” social network, Ello. I was one of them–although I can assure you I didn’t inhale and only wanted an invite for ORM reasons. Unfortunately, Ello was mostly a piece of junk.

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  • Trackur launches big data APIs, small price tag

    “Everybody’s talking Big Data, I don’t hear a word they’re saying….” That’s how the song goes, right? Well, if you’re SaaS developer you’ll be singing some kind of happy tune with news that Trackur is bringing its affordable APIs to more people. As chief bottle-washer, I’m pleased to share that we’ve today announced that our APIs for social media monitoring, sentiment and inf ...

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