Here are five of this week’s most interesting and important news items and articles from the world of online marketing.
1.A� I Yield To Google: My Paid Links Are NoFollow — Barry Schwartz finally bows to the inevitable and offers an intriguing look at his history with paid links and what has made him change his prior position on them.
2.A� Tracking Image Search In Google Analytics — an impressive how-to with step-by-step directions on collecting the stats you need to separate out image search traffic from regular organic traffic.
3.A� This Week’s Top Six Infographics — eConsultancy’s roundup of relevant infographics features 2 related to mobile advertising that have lots of great data to consider.
4.A� 3 Social Media Metrics Your Business Should Track — Confused about what to track (and how) with social media? Social Media Examiner looks at this issue and provides solutions.
5.A� 5 Common Mistakes With Rel=Canonical – Google weighs in on the proper use of the rel=canonical tag with a discussion of best practices.
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