Category Archives: search

posts about search engines

Bing launches Google attack ad campaign

If you’ve been missing attack ads now that the election is over, here’s relief. Microsoft’s Bing has launched a website and ad campaign (see video below) that targets Google’s paid inclusion policies. While the “Scroogled” efforts don’t reach the level … Continue reading

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Five Reasons Domains Are Still Important

This post, including the title, is my reaction to a blog post from Evan Williams, titled, Five Reasons Domains Are Getting Less Important. Ironically, I agree with everything he writes, except one: the title. So this isn’t a negative reaction, … Continue reading

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Google social search results are great (not creepy)

This isn’t a post for my tech and new media friends. Rather, it’s a post for my friends who do NOT obsessively follow developments related to the intersection of media, technology and marketing: in other words, nearly everyone I know … Continue reading

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JC Penny wise and a pound of hyperlinks foolish

“When you read the enormous list of sites with Penney links, the landscape of the Internet acquires a whole new topography. It starts to seem like a city with a few familiar, well-kept buildings, surrounded by millions of hovels kept … Continue reading

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Why Boutiques.com is a big-deal tech and marketing story

I’ve often said on this blog, if the first place you learn the inside story about a new technology-related product is the New York Times, then it’s likely doomed. The reason (for those of you who aren’t among the 12 … Continue reading

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