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10 Jan Update on Yahoo TOS flap

After my last post, I finally got an email back from my Yahoo rep assuring me that our accounts are opted-out of the automatic optimization program. She further clarified that anyone who wants to opt-out has only to send and email through their account to…

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07 Jan Has Yahoo lost it?

A few months ago, I received an email from Yahoo about one of our PPC accounts. It stated that Yahoo had created some new ads and reviewed and revised our keyword list for a particular client. We had 10 days to review the changes and…

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03 Jan MSN now crawling JavaScript

Last April, Google began crawling JavaScript to get at more data and now MSN has quietly launched a new spider to crawl JavaScript. This is great for all the sites that use JavaScript in their navigation, but could pose a problem for some sites wanting…

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31 Dec 2008 – The Year In Search

An interesting recap of the most searched terms of the year at the major search engines. All that happened is reflected in the terms, politics, the economy, the Olympics (boy, that seems like a long time ago, doesn’t it?)Enjoy and have a very Happy New…

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18 Dec October U.S. Search Engine Rankings

ComScore has released the latest US Search Engine Rankings. To no one’s surprise, Google continues gaining ground with a 63.1% share of searches vs. Yahoo’s 20.5% and MSN’s 8.5%. To review the expanded data and actual numbers, click here

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05 Dec PPC Ads Increase Brand Awareness

Google and Yahoo recently commissioned studies to see if search results impact branding for consumer packaged goods. Good news! Both studies confirm that sponsored search links have a positive impact on brand awareness. Click here for the full article.

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24 Nov RE: It’s time to vote… for search results!

Good post Janine 🙂 What I find most interesting about the article is the comment by Cedric Dupont, Google’s SearchWiki product manager, about whether the company planned to build in that feedback loop, either directly as a signal to influence search rankings or indirectly as…

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