I scrapped the first several episodes in this new series when this info came over the transom. It’s so important that I left the first episode alone but went in a different direction than I planned for the rest — hence the weird naming convention!
We look at some data today that shows search and e-mail marketing come in far our in front of social network marketing when it comes to sales. This should surprise no one, but it will probably surprise quite a few who have invested lots of money and resources into social media.
In the next few episodes, we’re going to look at the evolution of search, how paid search ads may not be of any value at all and we’ll get to the nitty gritty of why and how people look for information on your website. Enjoy!
P.S. — I’m out of town for the next week, but I’ve got the next installment ready to tape upon my return. Make sure to comment or send us any questions you may have from the Contact page.
Here’s the link to the Wired article.