A summary of search related news items that occurred this week including CapGemini becomes big ally in helping Google distribute its Apps product, Yahoo! owned Right Media responsible for serving Trojan-laced ads on MySpace, PhotoBucket and other popular web destinations, Netscape announces new location of social news site – Propeller.com, 97th Floor releases social media extension for Firefox, and finally, Yahoo! is rumored to be interested in acquiring news aggregator BuzzTracker for 5 million.
A summary of search related news items that occurred this week including Wikipedia to challenge the search giants with the launch of Wikia Search in December, eMarketer reports that for the first time in history, online advertising has surpassed radio advertising in dollars spent, Facebook will open user profiles to search engine spiders, Netscape is pulling the plug on its social news service and returning to its former self, iPhone owners are upset over Apple’s decision to cut price of phone by $200 only two months after it was released, and finally, the 2007 edition of SEOmoz’s comic strip recap of Search Engine Strategies in San Jose is available to humor you into the weekend.
A summary of search related news items that occurred this week including new version of Bloglines launches in beta format, CNN and Google enter into multi-year AdSense deal, a successful viral marketing campaign relies on knowing your audience, micro-blogging platform, Jaiku adds instant messaging feature, and finally the funny video that was shown prior to the start of the “Are Paid Links Evil” session that drew so much acclaim at Search Engine Strategies last week in San Jose.
A summary of search related news items that occurred this week including Microsoft completes acquisition of aQuantive, AOL Mobile Search launches with Moviefone, MapQuest and CityGuide, Yahoo! Local gets a new makeover, a new service called TwitKu combines Twitter and Jaiku into one interface, and finally, American Airlines is the latest to file suit against Google over trademarks used to trigger AdWords ads.
A summary of search related news items that occurred this week including search engine Accoona files for $80.5 million IPO, Yahoo! will host the very first “web-only” presidential debate on September 12, Google News will allow comments on news stories, Marchex acquires PPCall provider VoiceStar, and finally, Google offers a paid shared storage program that will allow users of Picasa and GMail to up their storage limits.
A summary of search related news items that occurred this week including MediaWhiz fully acquires AuctionAds, Google AdWords launches Campaign Optimizer tool, Google will no longer label results from the supplemental index even though the index will remain intact, Rand Fishkin poses ten questions every SEO form should be able to answer before charging for services, and finally Google advertisers will soon have a choice as to whether their ads run on parked domains or not.
A summary of search related news items that occurred this week including YouTube and CNN host the latest democratic presidential debates and in doing so, could change the face of future presidential debates, AOL to acquire behavioral targeting ad network TACODA, Digg signs three year advertising deal with Microsoft, ditching Google in the process, Business.com sold to R.H. Donnelley for $245 million, and finally, Twitter raises initial round of venture capital funds.
A summary of search related news items that occurred this week including Answers.com buys Dictionary.com, Thesaurus.com and Reference.com for $100 million, Google launches Custom Search Engine product for small to medium sized businesses, Google Print Ads comes out of beta and is made available to all AdWords advertisers, Christine Churchill provides insight into potential hazards small businesses could miss with their web sites, and finally, YouTube offers custom video player option.
A summary of search related news items that occurred this week including Google to acquire software security for electronic communications company, Postini, for $625 million in cash, AOL launches three new personalized products into beta, Todd Malicoat provides ten tips on how to own your online reputation management, AOL agrees to change cancellation policy and shells out $3 million in settlement fees, and finally, Google is beta testing AdSense for mobile devices with a select number of mobile publishers.
A summary of search related news items that occurred this week including Net Applications releases June 2007 search engine market share stats, Yahoo! launches Smart Ads for the travel industry, FeedBurner is now free thanks to the recent acquisition by Google, eBay launches new toolbar with Yahoo! functions, adCenter adds click quality reporting to its management console, and finally, Google adds metric to AdWords management console that allows advertisers to measure their share of total impressions.
A summary of search related news items that occurred this week including Google to acquire telephone management company – GrandCentral, U.S. web broadcasters hold day of silence in protest to increase in royalty fees, MySpace to launch MySpace TV to compete directly with Google-owned YouTube, Yahoo! Search Marketing adds some new features to their ad management console, and finally, Twitter getting ready to raise first round venture capital funds.
A summary of search related news items that occurred this week including Yahoo! CEO, Terry Semel, steps down, Jerry Yang takes his place, YouTube now available in nine specific country formats including Brazil, France, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, and the U.K., Yahoo! takes Yahoo! Go out of beta and makes big global push, 20 mistakes to avoid in your SEO strategy, and finally, Business.com is on the auction block and could fetch as much as $400 million.