referral traffic

  • When’s the best time to share on Facebook? Crunch Network

    When’s the best time to share on Facebook?

    There’s all manner of advice and guidance on the web for online publishers looking to optimize their social media efforts: CoSchedule, Fast Company, HubSpot, ShortStack, Forbes, Hootsuite, QuickSprout and others all claim to have the answer. However, many of the strategies used by publishers for optimizing engagement and boosting referral traffic from social are flawed. Read More

  • Google Acquires Channel Intelligence For $125M To Boost Product Referrals And E-Commerce With Users

    Google Acquires Channel Intelligence For $125M To Boost Product Referrals And E-Commerce With Users

    Google continues to enhance its business in e-commerce and providing a portal for users to search and find things to buy alongside ads for those products. Today it was announced that Google has bought Channel Intelligence, a provider of technology to companies to enable customers to buy their products online, for $125 million in an all-cash deal. Read More

  • Backstage With John Borthwick

    The New Digg Has A Fighting Chance

    We have a story on our site today about that guy who accomplished a very long space jump. Baumgartner, or something. Apparently this story has made the front page of Digg, and now that front page of Digg is coming in third in referral traffic to that story, on a Sunday, bringing in around 40 unique readers to Facebook’s 100 or so at any given moment according to Chartbeat. Read More

  • Report: Pinterest’s Growth Slows, But Still On Track To Pass Yahoo Organic Traffic In August

    Report: Pinterest’s Growth Slows, But Still On Track To Pass Yahoo Organic Traffic In August

    After months of hype, it’s been pretty quiet around Pinterest for the last few weeks. According to the latest data we just received from Shareaholic, however, the social photo sharing site is still growing quickly, though judging from the company’s referral data, Pinterest’s growth has slowed down a bit since June. From May to June Pinterest’s referral traffic to… Read More