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This week's WIR curator is Erin Raimondo. Erin is the intern at LintBucket Media in charge of scone acquisition and latte liberation.
In the News:
- It's a summer wedding for Amazon and Zappos – as of Wednesday, July 22nd, Zappos will be a wholly-owned subsidiary of Amazon.
- Had a good year at the online auction house? The Ebay 5th Annual Entrepreneur of the Year Awards will be bestowed upon Canada’s most successful and entrepreneurial eBay sellers.
- KPMG/Backbone Magazine have announced the winners of their second annual PICK20 Web2.0 Awards
From Canadian Marketing Blogs:
- Tamera Kremer discusses the value of research and stats in social media, proving demographics and psycographics continue to be relevant.
- Alexandra Samuel shares a case study on how to use social media to find your dream hire.
- Phil Barrett tells us that his next business card will have an augmented reality code.
- Linda Bustos pulls together some tips, tricks and resources on using Google's Webmaster Tools.
Heard on Twitter:
- @mynameiskate Vanity Fair cleans up (i.e. makes professional) @AKGovSarahPalin's resignation speech. Very instructive. http://tr.im/tAHL
- @jgombita – Feature in today's Persuasion: Cookie Monster has spoken, advertisers have listened …vow to restrict marketing to kids.. http://tr.im/sQnH
- Some good commonsense about how PR folks can find quality local bloggers http://tr.im/tGiw
- Very clear graph showing how folks share content on the web (in response to FB stats): http://tr.im/toUA
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