The week that was in Abstrakt blogs (12.5-12.9)…

Some blogs to read while you’re furiously trying to figure out where your messages were hiding on Facebook…

Facebook Gobbles Up Gowalla — A social media behemoth buys a geosocial site. What’s that mean from a marketing standpoint? 

Direct Marketing: Personalized ≠ Personable — Like Things Remembered, sometimes a little personalization goes a long way, even in your direct marketing efforts.

Branded: Twitter to Get Branding Pages, Other Major Updates — Haven’t played with Twitter for a spell? Well you’re in for some changes that you just may like.

Public Relations Versus Marketing — In these modern times, a tug-of-war has broken out between the two disciplines. A quick trip to the basics should help.

The Eyes Have It: What Content Matters Most on Facebook — Is it your Aunt Edna’s update on her begonias? Is it your best friend’s “look at me I’m at The Muppet Movie?” post? Not exactly.

And that’s the week that was in Abstrakt blogs. For the rest in social media, advertising and all things lead generation that’s fit to print, give the rest of our Abstrakt Marketing Group blogs a read.