Marissa Mayer known as Google's Princess is the VP of the Search Engine dept of Google.
The Word on the Web: Few days ago this couple have been in talks behind closed doors, not Romantically, both are currently dating other people, but behind a secret deal.
The word on the street is that Google's Princess is trying to push for Digg's buyout priced at $200 Million
How will this marriage work? Apparently Google is still trying to improve Google News lately and with the success of Digg's Social bookmark Popularity. Last month Google and Digg have confirmed a deal in the works but nothing else has leaked out since then.
Future Possibilities: Google has been trying to get a piece of the highly popular social networking platforms. They have been using Myspace over the years as an ad source.
Digg can help increase Google's search results because Digg is based on user's content whats hot and what's not worth reading. This can vastly change the search results in the future.
How this affects us in Real Estate: So you might be thinking well what does this have to do with us in Real Estate?
Quite Simple; Search Engine Optimization. We as professionals are putting massive effort in online exposure and marketing. If you haven't been using Social Bookmarks yet, your missing the boat.
Social Bookmarks gives more of an importance factor and meaning when its hyped in the blogosphere. This is why Google find's Diggs platform so useful
Got a Good Post on Real Estate? Got Juicy News about Real Estate? Just imagine once this buyout takes place, your noteworthy posts that have been extremely useful on AR will also get more exposure to the world. Digg is just that powerful.
Here's a heads up if you haven't played around with Digg.com yet, I suggest you do so, once this train starts moving, you don't want to be left in the dust.
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