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Enhance Interactive Announces Paid Listings Management API
Enhance Interactive, a subsidiary of Marchex today announced the availability of its new paid listings management application program interface (API), providing its clients and business partners with much easier access to account creation and paid listings management capabilities.
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Date: 2004-08-31
 
Amazon.com Launches Election 2004 Boutique
Nine Leading Political Commentators Offer Their Views and Insights on Upcoming Presidential Election Exclusively for Amazon.com Customers.
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Date: 2004-08-31
 
Copernic Technologies Announces Copernic Desktop Search
Copernic Technologies today announced Copernic Desktop Search (CDS). Copernic has used the experience gained from over 30 million downloads of its Windows-based Web search software to develop CDS, a desktop search product that users are saying is far superior to anything on the market today.
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Date: 2004-08-31
 
Jupitermedia Sends Cease and Desist Letters to eMarketer
Jupitermedia today announced it has sent cease and desist letters to eMarketer Inc. claiming inducement to breach contract and infringement of its copyright and database rights in both France and the United Kingdom.
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Date: 2004-08-31
 
HighBeam Research Announces Partnership with LookSmart
HighBeam Research announced today a new agreement with LookSmart that makes more than one million premium articles from the HighBeam Research Library archive accessible via LookSmart's FindArticles service.
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Date: 2004-08-31
 
Microsoft Confirms No Desktop Search For Longhorn
Following up on information that appeared in an article about KDE's upcoming desktop search utility, Microsoft has announced that they will release Longhorn, their new operating system, without WinFS. This means that Microsoft's new OS will arrive without a desktop search utility.
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Date: 2004-08-31
 
Searchfeed.com In The 10 Pay-Per-Click Search Engines
Searchfeed.com, pay-per-click search engine marketing provider, was recently named one of the top 10 pay per click search engines on the Internet, according to PayPerClickUniverse.com.
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Date: 2004-08-31
 
24/7 Real Media Europe Partners with Anemone
24/7 Real Media Europe, a division of 24/7 Real Media today announced that Anemone has signed an exclusive reseller agreement to market 24/7 Real Media's Open AdStream ad serving solutions and Insight XE Web analytics solution, in Greece, Turkey, Cyprus and the Balkan countries.
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Date: 2004-08-31
 
ComputaCenter Signs Agreement to Outsource SEO
Computacenter, Europe's leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services, has just signed an agreement to outsource search engine optimisation work to Neutralize.
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Date: 2004-08-30
 
Yahoo Dumps Google
Yahoo reported on Friday that on Tuesday of last week it unloaded 2.3 million shares of it's Google Inc. stock.
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Date: 2004-08-30
 
AOL & PGA TOUR Announce New Relationship
America Online and the PGA TOUR today announced a new alliance to provide AOL for Broadband members with extensive multimedia golf coverage of the PGA TOUR, World Golf Championship and Champions Tour tournaments.
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Date: 2004-08-30
 
LookSmart CEO and CFO to Present at Kaufman Brothers Conference
LookSmart today announced that CEO Damian Smith and CFO Bill Lonergan will present to the investment community at the Kaufman Brothers Communications, Media and Technology Conference.
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Date: 2004-08-30
 
Study of Fortune 100 Web sites reveals that Less than 10 Percent use SEO Effectively
Oneupwebmtoday released a new white paper outlining its study of Fortune 100 Web sites and revealed that less than 10 percent use search engine optimization (SEO) effectively. And, more than 40 percent aren't using SEO at all.
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Date: 2004-08-27
 
AOL Launches Week-long Series of Activities in Seattle
AOL for Broadband announced today that it is launching a week-long series of activities in Seattle that will bring residents of the city and surrounding communities a firsthand look at how AOL for Broadband offers a more complete high-speed Internet experience to its members.
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Date: 2004-08-27
 
Spam Campaigns Now Using Google, Olympics In Subject Lines
Spammer groups have begun using new methods in order to dupe unsuspecting people. Keeping with what's on the surface of popularity, spammers have resorted to including Google and The Olympics within email subject lines in an effort to trick recipients into opening these mailings.
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Date: 2004-08-27
 
KDE To Develop Google-Style Desktop Search Utility
Citing a need for a search utility that performs "crawling, indexing, ranking and displaying", the developers at KDE have announced their intentions of including a desktop search utility when the newest version of KDE is released. The reason for the creation of such a utility comes from the fact that the developers of KDE believe it's easier to search for files on the Internet than it is to do so on home computers.
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Date: 2004-08-27
 
AOL Dialer Now Available for Desktop Linux Users
New Beta Version Open Source Dialer Permits AOL Subscribers to Use Linux Operating System.
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Date: 2004-08-26
 
Possible Google Browser Coming?
In a blog written by Jason Kottke, the possibility of Google creating a web browser was discussed. The idea centers around building the browser based on Mozilla's. Considering the fact that Google has distanced itself from being a pure search entity, an idea like this seems very plausible.
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Date: 2004-08-26
 
AMEX to Trade Options on Google Friday
The American Stock Exchange (Amex) will launch trading in options on Friday, August 27, 2004 on the Nasdaq Stock Market listed stock of Google Inc., Class A.
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Date: 2004-08-26
 
DMA Praises Department of Justice and FBI for Spam-related Law Enforcement
The Direct Marketing Association (The DMA) today praised the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for their substantial spam-related law-enforcement activities and actions.
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Date: 2004-08-26
 
AOL Enhances Weather Offerings
With hurricane season in full force and weather top of mind with Americans everywhere, America Online today announced a number of significant enhancements to its AOL Weather offerings.
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Date: 2004-08-25
 
Configurator Functionality to Increase Sales for eBay Businesses
ChannelAdvisor Corporation announced today the availability of the configurator functionality for PowerSellers and top eBay sellers.
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Date: 2004-08-25
 
MSN Certified for DoubleClick's Rich Media Solution
DoubleClick today announced that the MSN network of Internet services is the first network of its size to be certified to accept three formats of DART Motif rich media, specifically expandable banners, floating and in-page ads, across its key network properties.
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Date: 2004-08-25
 
Yahoo Continues Fight Over Nazi Paraphernalia
Furthering a story that began in 2000, the US Court of Appeals has ruled that US District Court judge operated outside the realm of his jurisdiction by attempting to rule on a case with international ramifications. The issue in question stems from a suit filed (and won) by two French groups in 2000 to stop the sale of Nazi memorabilia through Yahoo France's online auction site.
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Date: 2004-08-25
 
S&P Initiate STARS Coverage on Shares of Google with "Hold" Recommendation
Standard & Poor's Internet software and services equity analyst has initiated STARS coverage on the shares of Google with a "Hold" recommendation at $106.46 per share.
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Date: 2004-08-25
 
AOL Announces that Instant Messaging is More Popular than Ever
Teens and Young Adults Still Dominate But At-Work and Mobile Usage Is Growing Rapidly.
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Date: 2004-08-24
 
New Search Engine Tygo.com Gives Free Advertising Worth $5,000,000
Free advertising worth $5,000,000 tends to get attention. That's why Tygo.com hit the Internet today with an unusual marketing approach that matches its unusual advertising model.
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Date: 2004-08-24
 
Sophos Releases Top 12 Spam Producing Countries
Sophos released today the results of its research on the top twelve spam producing countries.
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Date: 2004-08-24
 
Yahoo! to Offer Live Audio Broadcasts of College Sporting Events
Yahoo! announced today that Yahoo! Sports will once again offer live audio broadcasts of some of the highest-profile teams in college sports.
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Date: 2004-08-24
 
Google Faces Stiffer Competition From Portals Than Search Engines
Analysis by ACSI E-Business Sponsor ForeSee Results Says Google Faces Stiffer Competition From Portals Than Search Engines, News & Information Sites Fail to Establish Personality or Loyalty.
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Date: 2004-08-24
 
Google AdSense Ads To Be Available For Bloggers
Biz Stone, Google employee for Blogger.com, has announced that Blogger members will now be able to display AdSense ads within their personal blog space. Biz and Google are presenting the new feature as a "Get Paid For Blogging" opportunity. News of this was first revealed on by Biz on his personal Blog.
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Date: 2004-08-24
 
Cisco Systems Unveils CRM Solution Specialization for Microsoft Business Solutions CRM
Cisco Systems today unveiled the customer relationship management (CRM) Express Solution Specialization, the first solution specialization created exclusively for Microsoft Business Solutions CRM, and designed for channel partners that sell into the small and medium-sized business (SMB) market.
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Date: 2004-08-23
 
Omniture to Provide Web Analytics for AOL
Omniture today announced that America Online has selected Omniture's state-of-the-art hosted web analytics solution SiteCatalyst to provide analytics across all of AOL's worldwide properties and services.
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Date: 2004-08-23
 
Yahoo Search Ad Campaign To Focus On RNC
With the Republican National Convention scheduled for New York City next week, Yahoo Search is preparing an advertising blitz that will target people attending the RNC. The Yahoo Search advertisements will be part of the company's estimated $100 million "Life Engine" campaign.
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Date: 2004-08-23
 
Working With The Wrong SEO Firms Costing Some Companies Big
Qualified shoppers and profitable returns have made search engine advertising and optimization the darlings of the online advertising world.
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Date: 2004-08-23
 
Lycos Unveils "Lycos People Search" and "Lycos Discussion"
Delivering on its promise to connect people to individuals and things that matter most to them in their lives, Lycos U.S. today unveiled its Lycos People Search and Lycos Discussion Search products.
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Date: 2004-08-23
 
Google IPO Round Up
The majority of the search engine public knows about Google's IPO, unless you've been hiding in a cave the last couple of weeks. Since their shares have been available to the public last Thursday, many articles have been written about the search engine's adventures on Wall Street.
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Date: 2004-08-23
 
Google's Corporate Governance Score Is "Pretty Darn Awful"
Google has one of the worst corporate governance of any company in the S&P 500 index according to a highly respected advisory group.
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Date: 2004-08-23
 
Ask Jeeves Announces Launch of Beta Version of Ask.jp
Ask Jeeves today announced the launch of a beta version of Ask.jp, a new Japanese language Web search engine.
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Date: 2004-08-23
 
Seekgeeks.com Launches New Search Engine
New search engine Seekgeeks.com provides incredible search results using the MSN, AltaVista, and DMOZ search engine databases.
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Date: 2004-08-20
 
Telefrog.com Launches B2B Search Portal for Telecommunication
Telefrog.com provides a quick easy to use reference for connecting B2B buyers and sellers from around the world.
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Date: 2004-08-20
 
RabbitLuck.com Wishes To Take On Traditional Search Engines
Rabbitluck.com's focus will be to deliver the absolute best advertising promotions and complete marketing solutions for gaming sites left out in the cold by the large search engines dropping adult and gaming listings from the directories
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Date: 2004-08-20
 
Oneupweb Expands Proactive Agency Partner Program
Oneupweb, a Search Engine Optimization and marketing firm today expanded its Agency Partner Program.
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Date: 2004-08-20
 
24/7 Real Media Acquires Search Technology Company
24/7 Real Media today announced the acquisition of privately held Decide Interactive, a provider of paid search management and optimization technology and services headquartered in Australia.
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Date: 2004-08-20
 
American Stock Exchange to Allocate Trading in Google Options
The American Stock Exchange (Amex) has announced it will allocate trading in Google Inc. options to AGS Specialist Partners. The Amex will provide full details of the options listing shortly.
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Date: 2004-08-20
 
Google IPO Price Set As Trading Set To Begin
As Google's IPO shares prepare to be sold for the first time, the opening price has been finalized at $85 a share. Yesterday, it was reported that Google was lowering the price and reducing the amount of shares that would be available to the public.
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Date: 2004-08-19
 
SEO Inc. Joins The Wide Web Consortium
SEO Inc. has a new membership in the World Wide Web Consortium, the nonprofit organization that serves as the Internet's governing body.
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Date: 2004-08-19
 
Not-For-Profit Search Engine AnooX Coming Soon
AnooX is a not-for-profit search engine that promises to deliver the most accurate search results. AnooX is to ensure that the Search Engine is accessible to all businesses, and not just those with deep pockets.
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Date: 2004-08-19
 
IAMcafe.com Searches Patent’s For Search Engines
While the search engine wars between the Internet's biggest players marches on, PatentCafe's ICO Global Patent Search stands quietly in the background as the search engine used to search, search engine technology.
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Date: 2004-08-19
 
PoleJumper.com To Provide Advertisers With Targeted Marketing
Polejumper.com uses a new algorithm designed by an international programming team that promises to allow users to find the web pages they are looking for faster with more relevant search results.
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Date: 2004-08-19
 
Yahoo Search Launches Their Own Blog
The search engine industry is an industry of act and react. When one company does something innovative (or just something, in many cases), the rest of the players, in some way, emulate it. Google, Yahoo, and Ask Jeeves have all made moves that have industry wide reactions. Keeping this in mind, Yahoo Search has announced that they have launched their own blog.
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Date: 2004-08-19
 
Amazon.com Buying Largest Online Book Retailer in China
Amazon.com today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Joyo.com.
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Date: 2004-08-19
 
Giganews Bucks Trend: Expands Usenet Newsgroup Service in Europe
Giganews Inc., a leading Usenet Newsgroup Service Provider, has expanded its service in the European market by establishing technical operations in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
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Date: 2004-08-19
 
Search Engines Hit With Lawsuit Over Gambling Ads
A recent lawsuit that was filed on behalf of Mario Cisneros, Michael Voight, and the general public called out a number of search engines for displaying ads for online gambling establishments. The suit claimed the defendants displayed these ads for within the state of California, where Internet gambling is illegal.
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Date: 2004-08-19
 
Intelliseek Now Analyzes Content From Millions of Blogs
Buzz analytics firm expands scope of consumer-generated media (CGM) for clients seeking to protect, promote brands.
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Date: 2004-08-19
 
Google to Lose Gmail - Yahoo Sells Domains - Ask Goes Famous
Google May Lose Gmail It seems that Google may have to re-think the name behind their upcoming email service, as they are fourth in line at the US Patent and Trademark Office. The office takes applications on a first come first serve basis, and as a result Google may be forced to come up with a new name.
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Date: 2004-08-19
 
Google Shares End At $100.335 On First Day Of Trading
Google's first day of trading has come and gone with the search engine seeing an 18% rise in the price of their shares, which started out at $85. At the closing bell today, Google stock was priced at $100.335 a share.
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Date: 2004-08-19
 
Google Slashes Size & Cost Of Its IPO
California based search engine, Google Inc., slashed both the size and cost of its initial public offer. The new price for the shares will be between $85 and $95.
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Date: 2004-08-18
 
Google Reduces Price And Size Of IPO
Continuing the roller coaster-style of ride since they filed notice, Google has reduced the size and the cost of their Initial Public Offering. The search engine giant filed another amendment with the SEC that detailed the changes Google would be making.
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Date: 2004-08-18
 
WebTrends 7 Achieves Record Customer Adoption
WebTrends today announced that after less than two months on the market more than 3000 customers -- 800 of them new to WebTrends -- have already adopted WebTrends 7.
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Date: 2004-08-18
 
Dogpile Web Search Toolbar Now Offers Olympics Coverage via RSS
The Olympics RSS feed covers the latest breaking news on medals, events, competitors and more and is immediately available to all users who download the Dogpile Toolbar.
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Date: 2004-08-18
 
Google Gets Another Adwords Trademark Suit
Metaspinner Media GmbH is filing a suit with the district court in Hamburg, Germany over its trademark "Preispiraten" being used as a Google AdWord.
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Date: 2004-08-18
 
Lindows Officially Postpones IPO
Lindows, Inc. today announced that it has elected to postpone the previously announced initial public offering of its common stock due to current adverse market conditions.
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Date: 2004-08-18
 
Search Engine Launched For The Dental Industry
DentalSeeker.com, a search engine designed for the dental industry, was launched on August 12, 2004. DentalSeeker.com is powered by Jumpat.com, a search engine services provider.
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Date: 2004-08-18
 
SearchGuy.com Launches New Search Result Features
One of the smaller players in the search space, SearchGuy.com has added new features which allow users to view more information for each site in the search results.
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Date: 2004-08-18
 
Online Betting Service Predicts Another Google IPO Price Drop
Based on Betting Action, SportsBook911.com Previously Predicted First Google IPO Slash, and Now Says it will Happen Again Based on Onslaught of 'Under' Betting.
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Date: 2004-08-18
 
Google To Go Public Tomorrow?
California based company, Google Inc., wishes to conclude its share auction Tuesday. This sets the stage for the shares to go public on Wednesday.
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Date: 2004-08-17
 
CareerBuilder.com Launches Online Job Center at MSNBC.com
CareerBuilder.com launched an online job center at the new Classifieds Channel at MSNBC.com. The new center is an extension of CareerBuilder.com's exclusive five-year partnership with MSN.
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Date: 2004-08-17
 
Feedster Launches RSS Feed Media Program
Feedster, Inc announced the launch of its RSS feed media program. The Company's RSS search feeds will soon contain context targeted ads from Kanoodle, Inc.
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Date: 2004-08-16
 
Google’s IPO Auction Set To Open Today
Google expects to open the auction for the shares of Google's Class A common stock at 9:00 a.m. (Eastern Daylight Time) on Friday, August 13, 2004.
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Date: 2004-08-13
 
Alabama Launches Web Site With New Look And Features
The state of Alabama recently launched its next generation Web portal, which offers a fresh design as well as new features to enhance the visitor experience.
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Date: 2004-08-13
 
Search Engine Marketing Professional Organization Launches Advertising Campaign
The Search Engine Marketing Professional Organization (SEMPO) today announced the launch of a major advertising campaign.
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Date: 2004-08-12
 
Infouno.com Launches UK Metasearch
Infouno, The UK's first dedicated metasearch service, makes it quicker and easier for people searching the UK web to find related.
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Date: 2004-08-12
 
Forget the Traditions: Optimize Your Flash
The Optimizing Flash Content session at Search Engine Strategies in San Jose gathered a design-heavy crowd, but also included marketers, industry newcomers, and those interested in SEO. I figured the session would be a basic how-to for Flash designers interested in getting their sites ranked. It turned out to be much more.
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Date: 2004-08-11
 
FindaSeminar.com Releases Training Information Management Tool
FindaSeminar.com, pay-for-performance marketing services, has gained huge favor in the training community by introducing its new Training Information Management tool (TIM).
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Date: 2004-08-11
 
Google IPO Registration To Close August 12, 2004
Yesterday Google announced the closing of bidder registration to end at 5:00 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time) on Thursday, August 12, 2004. The auction for shares of Google's Class A common stock will commence soon thereafter. You must have a bidder ID if you intend to submit a bid in the auction for Google's Class A common stock.
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Date: 2004-08-11
 
StepUp.com Unveils Local Shopping Engine
StepUp.com, consumer and merchant services web site, announced the launch of the Internet's premier local shopping engine, currently in beta testing. StepUp.com offers merchants a simple and economical way (free, for a limited time) to easily list their products online, driving web shoppers to their physical locations. StepUp.com combines the benefits of online shopping with local commerce, providing consumers and local merchants a powerful new tool.
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Date: 2004-08-11
 
Hot Banana Upgraded With Improved Search Engine Optimization Features
Hot Banana Software Inc., Web Content Management System (CMS) company, has significantly enhanced its current version of Hot Banana to improve its Search Engine Optimization (SEO) performance with the addition of a Conversion Tracking tool, Robots.txt and Meta Tag Management.
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Date: 2004-08-11
 
Infotrieve Releases ArticleFinder eXtreme
Infotrieve, Inc., announced today the launch of its new federated search solution, ArticleFinder eXtreme (AFX), designed to deliver cost savings to special libraries by leveraging their existing resources. AFX can be integrated into Infotrieve's Virtual Library technology platform, allowing users to simultaneously search their library's holdings, subscription and public databases.
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Date: 2004-08-11
 
Travel Advertising Success With SideStep
SideStep Inc., search engine for travelers, has had success with travel leaders such as Independence Air and Best Western International.
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Date: 2004-08-11
 
eMarketer Report Finds Online Advertising Is Booming
A report done by eMarketer concerning online advertising as found that spending on this medium is expected to continue and increase over the year. The exact numbers from eMarketer's report states that spending for advertising online will hit the $9.1 billion mark, $1 billion more than what was spent in 2000.
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Date: 2004-08-11
 
Customers Are More Important Than Clicks
Getting clicks from pay-per-click (PPC) advertising on search engines can be exciting. One leading expert reminds us that clicks aren't customers and it's customers you need to focus on.
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Date: 2004-08-10
 
Online Advertising Is Growing Steadily
Online advertising will have reached a new high by year's end, the latest eMarketer report predicts. The firm says that by the end of 2004 will be the fourth straight year of double-digit growth.
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Date: 2004-08-10
 
Ask Jeeves To Present At The 2004 Pacific Crest Technology Forum
Yesterday Ask Jeeves announced they would be presenting at the 2004 Pacific Crest Technology Forum.
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Date: 2004-08-10
 
Google Sets Registration Deadline
Search engine giant, Google Inc., announced today that they would be closing bidder registration for its Dutch auction-style IPO in two days.
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Date: 2004-08-10
 
Metamend Unveils Search Engine Optimization Site for Hotels
Metamend, website optimization, today announced it has launched a new web site specifically designed to supply search engine optimization (SEO) solutions and website promotion services to the Hotel and Accommodation industries.
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Date: 2004-08-09
 
SignPostX Provides Free Advertising for Small Travel Businesses
Recently launched travel search engine, SignPostX, has a free trial advertising package specifically aimed at the small tourism entrepreneur.
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Date: 2004-08-09
 
Microsoft Unveils Windows XP Service Pack 2, Finally
On Friday, Microsoft's second service pack for Windows XP was finally released to manufactures.
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Date: 2004-08-09
 
JupiterResearch Gives Forecast For Paid Search Market
JupiterResearch, division of Jupitermedia, today announced that spending on search engine marketing will nearly triple by 2009. This forecast sees the market for paid search growing 189% from $1.9 billion in 2003 to $5.5 billion in 2009.
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Date: 2004-08-09
 
Google And Yahoo Settle Patent Dispute
A patent disagreement between Google's AdWords and Yahoo's Overture was settled today by the search engine giants. To help settle the dispute, Google issued an additional 2.7 million shares of Google's stock. Through earlier agreements, Yahoo already possessed 5.5 million shares of Google stock.
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Date: 2004-08-09
 
Google’s IPO Might Be Delayed
Google, search engine giant, unfortunately might have to delay its much anticipated $3.3 billion IPO to wait on more fund managers.
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Date: 2004-08-06
 
Retiree Launches New Search Engine
Zippyseek.com, in partnership with jumpat.com, is launching a search engine unique to the niche market of home based businesses. Although there are thousands who start home based network marketing each month, only about 2% of people who start, succeed and we would like to offer the tools to help the other 98% of these join those who are successful marketers.
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Date: 2004-08-06
 
FindWhat.com Announces Canadian Search With Yellow Pages Group
FindWhat.com, provider of performance-based marketing and commerce enabling services, announced today a strategic private label initiative with Yellow Pages Group.
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Date: 2004-08-06
 
Did Google Issue Illegal Shares?
Google, search engine giant, may have distributed over 22 million shares of its stock to several hundred employees and consultants, causing an unexpected legal risk into their IPO (initial public offering).
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Date: 2004-08-05
 
ValueClick To Acquire Pricerunner
ValueClick, provider of media, technology and services, today announced that it has agreed to acquire Pricerunner AB, a comparison shopping services site in Europe.
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Date: 2004-08-05
 
Mark Cuban backs Search Engine IceRocket
Dallas Mavericks owner, Mark Cuban, is backing a new Internet search engine called IceRocket. It's mixing its own search technology with "metasearch" features.
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Date: 2004-08-05
 
TrafficLeader Expands Natural Search Engine Optimization Services
TrafficLeader, search engine marketing services provider, today unveiled an exfpanded set of services focused on the internet search engine optimization (SEO) and introduced its new Web site.
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Date: 2004-08-05
 
Latest Developments From Google & Overture
Google and Overture representation in this forum drew a substantial first day crowd, at the Search Engine Strategies Conference. These guys were there to discuss some of their new programs and current developments.
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Date: 2004-08-04
 
Buying Search Engine Advertising
Paid placement in search engines is becoming a common method of advertising for many businesses, large and small. Paid listings are different from paying for search engine inclusion because when users choose to employ paid listings, they are essentially purchasing real estate from the search engines to display their ads. Paid inclusion is paying for the guarantee that you will be listed in the search engine you gave money too.
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Date: 2004-08-04
 
eBay Buys India's Baazee.com
On Monday eBay, Online Marketplace, completed its previously announced acquisition of Baazee.com and its subsidiary Baazee.com India Pvt. Ltd., the largest online marketplace in India.
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Date: 2004-08-04
 
DoubleClick Unveils SiteAdvance 3.0
Today DoubleClick, online marketing and advertising provider, launched SiteAdvanceSM 3.0, an updated version of its web analytics solution. The new version of SiteAdvance features a new user interface, an executive dashboard feature, an ad hoc query tool with customized reporting and new conversion metrics for traffic driving reports.
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Date: 2004-08-04
 
New MyDoom Variant Pulls Addresses From Yahoo
A new MyDoom worm variant, called MyDoom.p, is using a copy-cat approach to acquiring peoples email addresses from Yahoo.
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Date: 2004-08-04
 
America Online Acquires Mailblocks
America Online announced today, the acquisition of Mailblocks, a personal web-based email service for consumers.
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Date: 2004-08-04
 
Tips To Follow For Link Building Pt 1
Acquiring links that point to your website can be one of the more complicated aspects of optimizing a website for search engine placement. The majority of the search engines on the market, big and small, value a site that has a number of quality links pointing to it. In fact, link building can be considered one of the most important portions of SEO.
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Date: 2004-08-04
 
MSN Awards $75,000 To Top Creative Agencies With Best Online Ads
The MSN network of Internet services today announced the winners of its second annual Emmessenny Awards, which showcase the best online advertising and reward the agencies that created them with cash prizes. Tuesday evening MSN hosted the Emmessenny Award gala at the Crobar in Manhattan to recognize the winners and their achievements.
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Date: 2004-08-04
 
A Closer Look At Business to Business Marketing
Are you properly managing your pipeline? Are you jumping the gun and losing valuable clients? What does search mean to B2B marketing? These are the types of questions asked in answered in Tuesday's SES Business to Business Forum.
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Date: 2004-08-04
 
Yahoo Talks Personalized Search
During the Personalizing Search session at today's Search Engine Strategies San Jose, Yahoo's Jan Pedersen got personal. Personalized search, that is.
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Date: 2004-08-03
 
The Upside of Search Engine Marketing
One thing you can count on at an SES conference is a solid staple of presenters. Safa Rashchty, managing director of Piper Jaffray certainly qualifies. Mr. Rashchty holds a master's from Boston University, a bachelor' degree in engineering from Purdue, and is a regular on CNBC and CNNfn. In other words, he knows what he's talking about.
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Date: 2004-08-03
 
Microsoft To Make Search "Extremely Personal"
Microsoft's Bill Gates is quoted by wire services as saying yesterday, "We're going to make search extremely personal".
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Date: 2004-08-03
 
Blogs Used To Boost Google Page Rank of Porn Sites
An article in Wired says that porn sites are using Google's Blogger.com service to boost the page rank of their porn sites.
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Date: 2004-08-03
 
New Local Search Engine Tested By Yahoo!
Search Engine Giant, Yahoo!, unveiled a test version of a local search engine that can give users phone numbers, maps, ratings and reviews for a range of services.
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Date: 2004-08-03
 
Switchboard Unveils New Features
Switchboard, Internet based yellow pages and white, announced today for several new features. The new functionality is designed to help users more quickly access in-depth information on local businesses and includes a downloadable toolbar, Web search, classifieds and zip/area code look-up. This is the first upgrade announced at Switchboard since the site was acquired by InfoSpace, Inc. in June.
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Date: 2004-08-03
 
Search Engine Shortcuts
As search engine use continues exponentially, there are apparent trends that searchers are employing when they perform queries. The most noticeable being that search engine users are mainly interested in results that appear on the first page of the SERPs (search engine results pages), or the "10 blue links", as they are called by Daniel Reed of Ask Jeeves.
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Date: 2004-08-03
 
Ask Jeeves Teams With Citysearch
Ask Jeeves and Citysearch today announced a partnership agreement. Under the agreement, Ask Jeeves, Inc. will license Citysearch's local content and business data to help power Smart Search results for local searches on Ask Jeeves.
Directory: > News > eBusiness News
Date: 2004-08-03
 
‘Tis the Season for Google?
Bambi Fransico is the lead reporter for CBS Marketwatch on the internet and new technologies. In a session at the Search Engine Strategies conference in San Jose focusing on the current climate for SEM company valuations, she offered some valuable insights.
Directory: > News > eBusiness News
Date: 2004-08-03
 
Google’s IPO: The $30 Billion Question
"If Google manages to pull off a well received IPO, how do you measure a well received IPO"? That's a question posed by CBS Marketwatch lead reporter Bambi Francisco. Google has got to be Google in many ways by being the exception to the rule. As such, it shouldn't come as a surprise to anyone that they follow suite with their IPO. Curiosities aside, are investors excited?
Directory: > News > eBusiness News
Date: 2004-08-03
 
Vivisimo and LookSmart Partner For Clustering Search Feed
Vivisimo, provider of clustering and meta-search software, and LookSmart, a leader in search, announced in the industry's first clustering search feed, which will dramatically improve click-through rates and increase revenue generation capabilities for Web sites.
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Date: 2004-08-03
 
Sun Blog Sparks Novell Purchase Rumor
The possible purchase was suggested by Sun President Jonathan Schwartz in interviews with the Wall Street Journal. So far, Novell has been mute on this possibility. Acquiring Novell would cost approximately $3 billion.
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Date: 2004-08-03
 
Is Personalized Search the Future?
Personalized search is viewed as one of the directions search may head in the future, as Search Engine Watch's Danny Sullivan pointed out at the Search Engine Strategies San Jose conference.
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Date: 2004-08-03
 
Overture Ranks Broad Matched Ads Lower
One of the many sessions at Day 1 of the SES conference concerned targeting search engine advertising through the use of broad match. The big guns of Google and Overture were well represented, and their presentations were educational, to say the least.
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Date: 2004-08-03
 
Why Investors are Afraid of Search Engine Marketing
The Search Engine Strategies conference, in San Jose, is full of exuberant professionals and entrepreneurs eager and excited to learn more about the search industry. Amid the din of optimism and over-caffeinated exuberance there are a few words being spoken that are, shall we say, somewhat less than ebullient. It's probably no surprise to anyone who's been paying attention to tech stocks of late that most of the downer talk here has to do with investors.
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Date: 2004-08-03
 
Daum Communications to buy Lycos
The top web site provider in South Korea, Daum Communications, is set to purchase Lycos, the US business of Spain's Terra Lycos for $95 million.
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Date: 2004-08-02
 
FTC Settles With D Squared; Pop-Up Advertiser
D Squared, A San Diego based company, will no longer advertise its ad-blocking software by using Internet pop-up ads, to avoid a legal battle with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
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Date: 2004-08-02
 
iProspect Unveils iSEBA
In San Jose California, at the Search Engine Strategies Conference, iProspect unveiled iSEBA (iProspect Search Engine Bidding Agent). iSEBA manages the keyword bidding process for pay per click advertising campaigns on both Google and Overture's paid search programs.
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Date: 2004-08-02
 
IPO Registration Site Launched By Google
Google, the search engine giant, launched a site on Friday where investors can register to bid for the company's shares.
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Date: 2004-08-02
 
PR Web Unveils SEO-PR
PR Web, a leader in global news and press release distribution, unveiled a new platform of advanced search engine promotion services. This new platform offers search engine marketing firms and their clients help optimizing, distributing, and tracking press releases from SEO-PR, a pioneer in optimizing news releases for news search engines.
Directory: > News > eBusiness News
Date: 2004-08-02
 
Reporting Live From Search Engine Strategies Conference
If you've been keeping up with this thread in the WebProWorld forums, you should be well aware that Mike McDonald, Chris Richardson and I are currently in San Jose, California.
Directory: > News > eBusiness News
Date: 2004-08-02
 
Search Engine Marketing Professional Organization Japan Announced
The Search Engine Marketing Professional Organization (SEMPO) today announced the creation of SEMPO Japan, a non-profit organization focused on educating the Japanese market place on the rapidly expanding Search Engine Marketing (SEM) industry.
Directory: > News > eBusiness News
Date: 2004-08-02
 
Survey: What Is America Searching For?
A new survey from the MSN and Harris Interactive reveals that these days, Internet users in the United States are quite likely to turn to a search engine in their search for themselves.
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Date: 2004-08-02
 
AOL Completes Acquisition of Advertising.com
America Online, Inc., the world's leading interactive services company, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Advertising.com, Inc.
Directory: > News > eBusiness News
Date: 2004-08-02
 
iProspect Unviels New Search Engine Bid Tool
Search Engine Marketing Firm iProspect unveiled iSEBA at the Search Engine Strategies Conference today.
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Date: 2004-08-02
 
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