Privy Weekly Blog Roundup for Marketers (7.26.2013)

Without further ado, here is this week's roundup!

How brick and mortars are stepping up their data game

(via VentureBeat

Local businesses are centers of community. With the new generation of software tools available, the data available could help local businesses compete with the big brands. The use of customer data and preferences in offline businesses could help make your offline shopping experience just as personalized as your online.

How does social effect your SEO ranking?

(via Business2Community


For years SEO was dependent on keywords, headlines and linkbacks. Google is now changing their algorithms and placing more of an emphasis on social media. If no one is engaging with your brand and content through social media, you could drop in search results.

Yet another reason you need to get SOCIAL. 

The history of retail innovation [Infographic]

(via BizTech Magazine

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A fun look at inventions that have changes retail, beginning with the abacus, all the way through QR codes.

Chipotle hacks it's own twitter account?

(via Mashable

Weird but true. In an effort to drive buzz around their 20th anniversary, they posted a series of incredibly odd tweets, and added a cool 40,000 followers in doing so. 

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