Mike Blumenthal

Mike Blumenthal


All local, all the time. What else is there?

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The Near Memo Podcast The biggest questions in local for the week: Is Apple being paternalistic to not allow advertisers to provide ATT incentives? Can Yelp make their way with transactions? Amazon, amazing profits, amazing & ruthless efficie

XXX rated review? For a Friday afternoon

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. @rustybrick ⁩ is a video thumbnail on mobile new?

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The Near Memo podcast is hot off the presses @davidmihm  @gsterling  & I discuss How 4% US opt in to 3rd party tracking will lead to reckoning How Shopify wins by helping SMBs be better Will FB’s NextDoor clone a loser? Now at or your favorite service

The ironies here are many. Hey and Amazon noted that there are three levels of security. What could go wrong? Besides the fact that the police already can access this network I can’t think of a thing

It Began as an AI-Fueled Dungeon Game. It Got Much Darker | WIRED Moderation is hard. It is even harder when you combine human PLUS AI in a story telling arc that plumbs our fantasies.

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Google Increases Width of Main Search Results Column - via @TheSEMPost 

For f@(k’s sake Google. Does a local brand search really need to surface competitors “to explore” above the branded profile? Ok. It’s a test. Of what? How loyal a searcher is? Seems like one big psych test

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Google Maps introduces public event creation, rolling out now - 9to5Google Spotted by ⁦⁩ several weeks ago, the ability to add a new event via the Contribute tab in the Google Maps app on Android is now live.

I think an SEO was involved in the branding of this company.

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How To Get A (whacko) Google Review Removed In the age of covid, politically motivated reviews are increasingly common. Here are the steps to getting one removed.

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