CNET News.com | Google to offer free Web service

November 14th, 2005

Google to offer free Web service | CNET News.com: "Google is set to launch on Monday a free Web analytics service that will let companies see exactly how visitors interact with their Web site and how their advertising campaigns are faring.

The free hosted service, which will be available in English and 16 other languages, is based on technology from San Diego-based Urchin, which Google acquired in March.

CNET News | Microsoft’s ad pitch underpins Net moves

November 14th, 2005

Microsoft's ad pitch underpins Net moves | CNET News.com: "Microsoft's grand ambitions for free services rest on one thing: its ability to get to know you better.

The company has outlined a whole host of things it would like to offer as part of its 'Live' services effort.

ClickZ Experts | Strategic Advertising Issues: CLUTTER

February 11th, 2005

ClickZ Experts on Strategic Advertising Issues: "This explosion of information and applications on the Web has led to a conundrum. In a word: clutter. We may know what we're looking for and that it's out there, somewhere. We may even have found it in the past.

Silicon Valley Watcher: Scoop! Google to provide A…

January 22nd, 2005

Silicon Valley Watcher: Scoop! Google to provide AdWords API to Advertisers: "Google is about to announce technology that will allow its advertisers unprecedented levels of control over when, where, and who can view their advertising on Google search pages and those of Google partner web sites.

CNN.com | Wanted: Professional ‘Wingman”

December 15th, 2004

CNN.com - Wanted: Professional 'wingman' to help break the ice - Dec 14, 2004:

 Now this is interesting to the Flyboy in me:

"Every guy's gotta play the role of the wingman at some point in his life. It's the unwritten guy code,' says Steve Dybsky, a 25-year-old Chicagoan who works in advertising and has been a wingman for friends -- and had them do the same.

John Battelle’s Searchblog | Majestic on GOOGLE: Brother can you spare a dime?

December 10th, 2004

John Battelle's Searchblog: Majestic on GOOGLe: Brother, Can You Share a Dime?: "Today's insights have to do with Google. My headline? On average, Google gets nearly a dime for every search it serves in the US. A recent report from Majestic, based on proprietary Comscore data as well as Majestic's own panels and other sources, notes:

- 98 percent of GOOG revs are from paid search.

Google to Bloggers: Get Your Ad Share

August 26th, 2004

Google to Bloggers: Get Your Ad Share:

"Google Inc. is making it easier for Webloggers to earn extra cash, while expanding the reach of its search-based advertising.

Its Blogger service this week put out a call to bloggers to share in advertising revenues by joining Google's AdSense program, which displays advertisements targeted to the keywords in a site's content.

In Japan, Microsoft gives blogging a try | CNET Ne…

August 4th, 2004

In Japan, Microsoft gives blogging a try | CNET News.com:

Speak of the devil...

"Microsoft is turning to Japan to launch its first blog service and aims to have 1 million users in the first year, intensifying competition with Google.

Web logs, or blogs, have been around for several years, serving as online journals for Web-savvy disseminators of information, ranging from personal ramblings and product reviews to social commentary.