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Improving Your Google Quality Score:
Back in the early days of paid search advertising,
traditional marketers celebrated the fact that they could finally buy placement
on search engine results pages for a flat price.
Oxygen First to Land Ads Via eBay:
Oxygen Media has won the first piece of advertising
business purchased through the online media exchange created by eBay for a group
of high-profile advertisers.
Yahoo Must Form A Social Networking Strategy:
There is a bit of buzz around the presentation Bear
Stearns Internet analyst Robert Peck gave a couple of days ago.
Google Phone Talk Is Back - Do you want an ad-supported mobile web?:
Google has apparently
developed a prototype cell phone which they say will bring Google Search and
Google Apps to the mobile community, offering better web browsing than “current
products” (a not-so-subtle threat to the iPhone).
Google on the Extraction and Visualization of Facts:
I can see how this would
be fun to use in a lot of different ways, from grabbing and displaying baseball
statistics to website visit information, from looking at the rise and fall of
stock prices to building historical timelines and maps.
ClickTale explores further heatmap analytics: Clicktale has been patiently working on their service
and invited to a few users in private beta. In the meantime a few competitors
have released comparable services among which RobotReplay and TapeFailure.
Shopping Carts get a makeover at Google Checkout:
Google Checkout has a lot
of competition, with you know who (eBay and PayPal) so they have to stay atop
their game if they want to make buyers and sellers happy with their
Yahoo!'s bet on Hadoop:One of the most important announcements at Oscon last
week was Yahoo!'s commitment to support Hadoop. We've been writing about Hadoop
on radar for a while, so it's probably not news to you that we think Hadoop is
If you build it, they will NOT come: I’m getting asked more frequently with each week,
“Which white label social network should I use?”, many have seen this list, and
have read my posts tagged social networking.
Nirvanix To Challenge Amazon S3: Look for new San Diego-based Nirvanix to launch in the
next few weeks. It aims to compete with Amazon’s popular S3 storage web service
and provide web developers another choice for online storage.
Buy.com launches Garage Sale service on Facebook:
Online shopping site
Buy.com said on Tuesday it has launched a new shopping service named Garage Sale
for users of online social networking sites such as Facebook.com.
Link Cloaking - The why, the where, the how: Link cloaking, or plain old affiliate link
redirection. You might have heard the buzz about how you can ‘increase your
sales by up to 400%’ or something equally ridiculous, but what can link cloaking
actually do for you as an affiliate?
Google Builds A Local “Sales Force”: The Utility Belt blog reported that Google recently
announced a plan to pay a commission to people who are willing to photograph
local businesses and gather information about the company to post on Google
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