Catchup – 8/25/06
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Catchup – 8/25/06

* [Yahoo Gains Search Market Share](http://www.searchenginejournal.com/?p=3741)
comScore said that Yahoo!’s search share showed a modest, fractional gain for the second month in a row (but down vs. a year ago). Google, by comparison, showed a single point decline.

8/25/2006 Comments Off
Have it your way
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Have it your way

When you want a quick burger, there are a lot of options these days and with all theses options (McDonalds, Burger King, Carl’s Jr., White Castle…) it is hard to choose which one to go to. …

8/25/2006 Comments Off
When venture capitalists compete, you win
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When venture capitalists compete, you win

I can’t tell if this video is a joke or not but I found it rather amusing, but regardless, I guarantee it’s going to create some buzz, it is too controversial not to. The concept behind this video is that this company is tired of companies competing with each other for VC money, so he’s inviting VC’s to compete with each other to see whose money they’ll take.

8/23/2006 Comments Off
My thoughts on school & marketing
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My thoughts on school & marketing

[Guy Kawasaki](http://blog.guykawasaki.com) recently wrote, “[Ten Things to Learn This School Year](http://blog.guykawasaki.com/2006/08/ten_things_to_l.html)”, and as a college student what he said really holds true for me. I am currently a senior in college and my major is marketing, so far it has not prepared me for the real world.

Getting Links 3 of 5
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Getting Links 3 of 5

Text links have become a hot commodity in the last couple of years. Website owners have realized that they can earn money by selling links and businesses have realized that they can increase their search engine rankings by buying links.

8/18/2006 Comments Off
Catchup – 8/18/06
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Catchup – 8/18/06

Internet search giant Google is reportedly planning to set up a server farm in India. This would be the second attempt by the Mountain View, California-based company, after infrastructure-related problems forced it to cancel an earlier plan which was scheduled for March this year. The company went on to set up that server farm in Taiwan.

8/18/2006 Comments Off
Stupid marketing
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Stupid marketing

Stupidity is something that we all see on a regular basis. It could be others around you doing stupid things or it even stupid things that you, yourself do. Companies such as Vonage have used stupidity in their TV commercials …

8/18/2006 Comments Off
Getting Links 2 of 5
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Getting Links 2 of 5

Reciprocal linking in its most common form is when website A links to website B and website B links back to website A. This link building tactic has been used throughout the web for many years and its main purpose is to help websites increase their search engine rankings.

10 things you should be monitoring
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10 things you should be monitoring

Tracking your buzz is really something that is becoming more and more important over and will continue to increase in importance as time goes on. Everything is going social right now and messages fly around the web at a million miles by hour. In order to manage your reputation you need to track the right things, so here’s a list of 10 things that you absolutely need to be monitoring.