Facebook finally monetizes Marketplace with ads from users and brands – TechCrunch

Twenty months after launching its Craigslist competitor, Marketplace, and relentlessly promoting it with placement in the main navigation bar, Facebook will start earning money off its classifieds section. Facebook today begins testing Marketplace ads in the U.S. that let average users pay to “Boost” their listing to more people through the News Feed. While they’re…

Why SEO is the Now of Marketing

by Dan Munson Digital marketing continues to grow in importance as businesses look for ways to connect with relevant shoppers. Now that people at every stage of the customer lifecycle depend on search engines, SEO has naturally assumed a vital role. In other words, you need search engine users to see links to your business…