WM Morning Wire: 10-15-08
Welcome to October 15th, 2008! Tonight's the last presidential debate so head on over to GlassBooth.org and see how your political views compare to the candiates. AND, today is also Blog Action Day, so if you've got the inclination - do the world a favor and blog about Poverty.
Below are a few press release that caught our attention this morning that you too might find interesting. We'll be covering some of these releases throughout the day, but if you have a news announcement you would like to share with the Website Magazine community, please contact Website Magazine editors now.
SearchAdNetwork Wins DMA ECHO
Last night, SearchAdNetwork was presented with a 2008 DMA ECHO Award for Excellence in Search Marketing. This marks the second year in a row that SearchAdNetwork has received this honor, making the search engine marketing agency the only recipient thus far.
comScore Ranks Gigya as Largest Widget
Gigya Grows 43% in Five Months; More Than 174 Million Unique Widget Viewers Worldwide; Also Releases Internal Data Showing Average Reach of 25 Unique Users per Installed Widget
U.S. Publishing Giants Join Nokia Media Network
Nokia today announced that several leading U.S. publishers (Fox News, A&E Networks, History, and the Hollywood Reporter) have joined the Nokia Media Network, a premium advertising network that provides brands reach to millions of mobile consumers through advertising on blue-chip mobile publishers, operator partners and Nokia services, furthering Nokia's reputation of providing wide audience reach on high-quality publisher mobile sites.
.tel - a Developers' Paradise
Telnic Limited today launched resources and open source code for developers, enabling them to create new
applications and services on the innovative .tel platform launching in December this year.
eCommerce Platforms that Won't Break the Bank
B2C Partners (www.b2cpartners.com), a firm that helps online retailers with technology evaluation and vendor selection, today released a new list of eCommerce platforms that won't break the bank. Designed for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) looking for a new eCommerce technology, the list of more than 50 providers is based on B2C Partners' extensive industry experience helping retailers with technology evaluation and selection.
DotCom Your Event Books Fusepoint for PCI Compliant Hosting Solution
Fusepoint Managed Services, a leading provider of outsourced IT services and infrastructure, today announced it has been selected by DotCom Your Event Inc. to manage and host the company's customizable online event registration solutions across North America.
Paid Search: New Study Reveals Industry Growing Pains
Even as the global economy falters, spending on paid search advertising remains on a growth trajectory, expected to reach more than $26.8 billion by 2009. New data shows the largest search marketers would spend even more if they could, according to a recent study by JupiterResearch, a Forrester Research company, commissioned by Marin Software.
iPhone App Offers Social Geo-Location Through Ties with Facebook
Latest iPhone application released by AC ideas brings a geographical locator to your Facebook Friends List. MarcoPolo combines features of the iPhone with Google Maps and Facebook to help you locate your friends on your iPhone.
PESA Teams up with PhiConnect.com for Free eBay Management Tools for PowerSellers
PhiConnect.com is a new online service for eBay ManagementTools designed for Powersellers exclusively and PhiMart.com is a new online auction site with no listing fees