Google’s New iOS Maps App and URL Scheme

December 13, 2012 | | 2 Comments

Yesterday Google launched the long-awaited, revamped Google Maps App for iPhone/iOS users left wandering, aimlessly (and suffering withdrawal) since iOS6 was released this fall. Yay Google!

Besides restoring iOS users with access to Google’s much more reliable map results, the rebuilt Maps app … Read More

25% of US Adults Own Tablets – 150% Growth

October 4, 2012 |

New survey data from Pew today shows 25% of US adults now own a tablet computer. Pew’s survey data is from August 2012.

In the report, Pew provides a chart showing an annual tablet growth rate of 150% from August 2011 to … Read More

Google Strips Keyword Data on iOS6 Searches – But Not Android? Not Yet…

September 28, 2012 |

Marketers are starting to hear a new “giant sucking sound.” It’s the sound of vital iPhone and iPad search data being taken from their analytics with each new installation of iOS6.

This development was uncovered here and discussed at Search Engine Land. … Read More


Why Higgs Bosons Matter to SEO Science

July 6, 2012 |

Posted by Brian Klais – July 6, 2012

This week’s announcement of the Higgs boson discovery was inspiring to me — both as a lover of science, and as a practitioner of digital marketing disciplines like SEO. I’ve long believed … Read More

New from Pure Oxygen: Helpful QR URL Counter

March 9, 2012 |

Posted March 9, 2012 by Brian Klais

Pure Oxygen QR Counter bookmarklet

(function(){ if(location.href.indexOf(“”)>0){ alert(“Drag the Bookmarklet in your Brookmarks Bar!”); } else{ location.href=’’+encodeURIComponent(location.href)+’&title=’+document.title; } } )(); “>test

Pure Oxygen (function(){ if(document.URL.length>=33){ alert(“Looks like I contain “+document.URL.length+” characters. Squeezing … Read More

QR Makes Conference Mobile-Friendly

March 8, 2012 |

Posted March 8, 2012 by Brian Klais

The AMA annual marketing conference held in Madison this week, may have been a small event by national standards, but it was special to me – partially because I had the pleasure of keynoting, … Read More