Adware and “contextual targeting” were some of the hottest buzzwords of 2003 and are destined to continue to […]
Up until yesterday, when someone typed in ‘miserable failure’ into the AOL search engine, the top result listed […]
Online advertising drew lower direct response rates in the fourth quarter because of the higher volume of ads and more advertisers using them for branding, DoubleClick said yesterday.
Register a .com, a .biz, a .cc or a .ca domain name (.ca are reserved for Canadian companies only). Whether you’re looking to reserve domain names for use now or at a later date, you should seriously consider doing it now, while some still might be available, although the best choices in the .com range have most certainly been taken by now. We have found some good domain names in the .biz, .cc and .ws category. The choice is yours.
Today, I will slightly steer away from the subject of search engine optimization and instead present what should be the most important considerations when designing or completely rebuilding an existing site.
Microsoft has opened up a beta version of its long awaited MSN search engine
Recent statistics indicate that within the USA Google has 32% of the share of web searches followed by 26% conducted via Yahoo, 18% by AOL and 17% by MSN, the other major players in the market.
Kazaa offices in Sydney Australia were raided by record industry private investigators in an attempt to uncover evidence […]
The search engine war between Google and MSN is generating some nasty tactics reminiscent of the Microsoft vs. […]
Innovation among companies hots up as ad pie swells. With experts projecting that the global market for paid Internet searches will reach more than US$6 billion (S$10 billion) by 2006, up from about US$2 billion last year, search engine companies are gearing up to duke it out for a chunk of the advertising pie.
There is much confusion on the issue of Web services management, because the term “management” has often been used in the past to mean many different things.
Two examples: business process management, the active coordination and execution of business processes; and systems management, the passive monitoring of performance and IT infrastructure). These are two very different meanings of the word “management”–and two very different markets.
Management in the context of Web services has gained a lot of visibility, as the big companies each try to claim ownership of the space.
IBM would like to see its WebFountain supercomputing project become the next big thing in Web search.
In the post-Super Bowl MTV halftime show hoopla that (if you may be a mountain hermit and haven’t […]
Well, finally its official, Overture has launched within Australia and now supplying paid results to Yahoo, AltaVista and HP Australia. This moment has been awaited for some time (Pay Per Click). With Looksmart out and Overture in, it will be interesting to see over the next year or so whether Sensis ramps up Looksmart to govern some competition down under for the PPC market domination.
LookSmart sent out their LookListings Newsletter, A Closer Look,today which had an interesting self induced interview with Tony […]
Yahoo, according to media reports, is privately exploring ways to develop a music download service that rivals the […]
Modifiers in search engine phrases are used for two main reasons: to increase the percentage of ideal prospects […]
1) Relevant Domain Name- Purchase a domain name for your site that is relevant to the search terms. […]
There won’t be too much Yahoo yoddling from the top of the Swiss Alps this year as Google […]
More users are conducting Internet searches with multiple words, according to a study released yesterday.
OneStat.com, a Web analytics firm in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, found that two- and three-word searches are the norm for Web searchers.
Nearly 33 percent of a sample of 2 million Web searchers monitored in the past two months used two-word queries and 26 percent used three-word queries. Nineteen percent searched using a single word, and searches using four to seven words made up 21 percent.