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.

Forbes.com Best of the Web | B2B is back

October 5th, 2004

Forbes.com Best of the Web | B2B is back:

"Business-to-Business e-commerce is making a strong comeback in 2004. In the U.S., according to IDC, B2B ecommerce spending will increase an estimated 50% to $870 billion in 2004 and it should continue at a 50% growth rate through 2007. The real proof however, is evident when you follow the money.

ACM: Ubiquity | Refining the Search Engine

September 22nd, 2004

ACM: Ubiquity | Refining the Search Engine: "So when I am trying to come up with those keywords, I don't know really where I am. That means I cannot control that list very easily because I don't have a holistic picture of that list. That's very important.

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.

Next-generation search tools to refine results | CNET News

August 9th, 2004

Next-generation search tools to refine results | CNET News.com:

"Other tools, such as Inxight and GeoFusion, produce graphical representations of data obtained through searches. GeoFusion, which makes software that can extrapolate from geographic data, was able to render a map of the movements of a tagged tuna.

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.

Intellectual Capital | Trademark Bidding on Google

April 23rd, 2004

Intellectual Capital | Trademark Bidding on Google:

"Google's opening up trademarked keywords for bidding is one more piece of power shifted away from corporations and toward consumers. I imagine corporations will waste little time heading to court to protect their property.

Keyhole 3D software: it’s really that good | GISCWeekly

March 23rd, 2004

Keyhole 3D software: it's really that good

GISCafe Weekly Magazine - February 23, 2004:

"Welcome to GISWeekly! When we talk about making GIS accessible to a lot of people, Keyhole is the type of product that really does it. It can revolutionize the way we think about geography; how we visualize the globe and our place on it.