eBay is launching a classified site, but what does that mean for its investment in Craiglist? Google wants a role in Microsoft's anti-trust regulations, but might that come back to haunt the Big G? Gmail becomes Google Mail in Germany, as Google is found to infringe a trademark. Conquering South Korea with question answering; the Wikipedia alphabet; the Give It Up Session finally gives it up and more in today's episode!
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- Happy July 4th + digital photography + FeedBurner’s MyBrand, Matt Cutts
- eBay Brings
Classifieds Site Kijiji To The U.S.
According to the Newspaper Association of America, U.S. print newspaper classified advertising was worth about $17 billion in 2006. The category has been under pressure for years from top online verticals, some of which are owned by newspapers, eBay, Craigslist and, now, new aggregators and destinations such as Oodle ,...
- eBay Partners
With Yahoo To Create "eBay Toolbar"
eBay Launches Yahoo Co-Branded Toolbar from AuctionBytes reports that eBay has partnered with Yahoo to co-brand a toolbar. The eBay Toolbar not only allows you to search the complete web, but also enables you to search eBay properties such as eBay, eBay Express and Half.com. You can also easily access...
- Google Asks
For Formal Role In Microsoft Anti-Trust Dispute
New Google filing presses for role in Microsoft case from the Seattle PI covers how Google has now formally applied for a direct role to participate in how a judge evaluates whether Microsoft's desktop search in the Vista operating system violates an anti-trust agreement....
- FAST Buys
Recommendations Engine AgentArts
Enterprise search provider FAST Search & Transfer has acquired personalization platform and recommendations engine AgentArts. The technology will be folded into FAST's various enterprise search offerings, which include a range of site search and monetization options for online publishers. The company also has a mobile search partnership with InfoSpace. FAST...
- The Challenges
Of Bringing Search Marketing In-House
Many organizations are making the transition from using an agency for search marketing to bringing it in-house and along with this transition comes many challenges. To find out how organizations cope with the transition, we posed the following question to some of the top in-house SEO analysts: What is...
- Farewells and Welcomes, Technorati Blog
- Silicon Valley Politics: Technorati Staff Changes, Epicenter
- Who Paid ThreadWatch to Close?, John Andrews
- Profile Of
Susan Wojcicki: Mother Of AdSense
The house that helped build Google from the USA Today looks back at how Susan Wojcicki's decision to let Google's founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, rent out space in her garage changed her life and ours. Wojcicki purchased her 4-bedroom home on 232 Santa Margarita Ave. for about $600,000...
- Welcome to the Official Gmail Blog, Official Gmail Blog
- Paul Buchheit, the Man Behind Gmail, Google Operating System
- Google loses Gmail name in Germany
- How Google Earth Really Works, Google Earth Blog
- Philosophy Behind Google Earth and Maps, Google Earth Blog
- Google Maps With Updated Cloud Cover Satelite Imagery, Inside Google
- Naver, The
Google Of South Korea
Crowd's wisdom helps South Korean search engine beat Google and Yahoo from the New York Times describes South Korea's most popular search engine, Naver. Naver currently has a 77 percent share of all searches from within South Korea. Daum.net follows with 10.8 percent, Yahoo with just 4.4 percent and Google...
- How To Build
An Audience On MySpace
MySpace is a great social media site that marketers can leverage in a number of different ways. One of these is building up a large audience for your profile, which can then be used to drive traffic to your site, interact with consumers, create mind share, and even empower...
- Carhenge, here we come, Google Public Policy Blog
- How to Achieve Higher Rankings and Stay out of Google Hell Via Optimized Internal Linking, Jim Boykin
- Ever more books to read, Google Blog
- Learning cluster labels from search logs, Geeking With Greg
- Irony: People Soliciting Diggs on Pownce, Mashable
- Wikipedia I’m in Ur Index Rulin’ Ur Serpz, Graywolf
- Wikipedia Chief: Mahalo 'Just Not That Interesting', Epicenter
- Mute Math, Yahoo, and Flickr, John Battelle
- Googleplex and the Hispanics, Googlified
- Google Gay Pride Gallery, Google Blogoscoped
- Google Employees on Wikipedia, Google Blogoscoped
- Give It Up at Search Marketing Expo (June 5th, 2007), Search Engine Roundtable
- SMX Notes - Give It Up!, Marketing Pilgrim
- The Top SEOs ‘Give it Up’ In Seattle for SMX, Bruce Clay Blog
- July 4th from the Search Industry, Search Engine Roundtable
- SEO Graffiti, Wiep
- If Search
Engines Were Frat Houses From Movies
I love search engines. I love comedy movies. So let's have fun putting the two together. Which search engines are most like some famous movie fraternities? Yes, there is an Animal House of search! Google: Lambda Lambda Lambda (Revenge Of The Nerds) As I pondered how to match search engines...