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By Thomas Baekdal - January 2011

What You Need To Know Today (Jan/28)

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Consumers trust experts more than online friends, study finds: http://j.mp/gQb4IE

Has any company lost as much money online as Microsoft? http://j.mp/eWw1VN

Amazon's Jeff Bezos: "We Had Our First $10 Billion Quarter." For every 100 paperback books Amazon has sold, the Company has sold 115 Kindle books; and the company has sold three times as many Kindle books as hardcover books. Additionally, the U.S. Kindle store now has more than 810,000 books.

Looking For an ISP? Netflix Knows the Fastest.

Adobe prepping "Creative Suite 5.5 Digital Publishing" for iOS, Android development.

5 Key Truths About Mobile News Consumers.

Where UK Newspaper Websites Get Their Traffic. Although they need to look into direct traffic. A lot of the social traffic comes via apps, and all of those will show up as direct visitors.

Social media not yet showing much ROI for publishers. I think it depends entirely on how you engage with your social audience. So far, only very few media companies do anything else than to post links. 88% of the traffic on baekdal.com comes via social channels.

Here's how a reporter loses credit for his work. Yep, this is a problem everywhere. Of course, the problem is much bigger than just giving credit. It is really about not republishing other people's content.

And finally, The Circle of No Life (buy print)

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