Archive | May, 2006

Google Reputation Management Issue

Before I begin, I want to be perfectly clear that I appreciate Google for it’s recent efforts to integrate blog comments into search results. It is both interesting and not something that can be perfected quickly. However, I’d like to illustrate fully an example of where this is a concern for me and others whom may […]

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Indy 500 Television Coverage

ABC USA television had an interesting new way to show commercials during today’s Indy 500. During the commercial breaks they continued to show the content of the program! The race was on the left side in a slightly smaller box than the commercial on the right side. In addition, right above the commercial the organization’s […]

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I’m #1!!! (literally)

With the most recent index in Google, my site is now in the #1 position on Google and MSN for the term “David Dalka”. I’m also #2 on Yahoo! It’s impossible to isolate the influence of blog crawlers versus new links to this site, though it would be interesting to know which played a stronger […]

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Yahoo! and eBay Form Strategic Partnership

Yahoo! users will be able to buy goods using Paypal. This is good for eBay but not unique, other internet retailers, like newegg.com already allow this. “Yahoo! will become the exclusive third-party provider of all graphical advertisements throughout the eBay.com site” states the press release. That is significant. I would like to learn more about […]

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MSN eating into Google?

I read this interesting article discussing MSN and Google. It would be interesting to hear more comments on this issue.

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Yahoo! Analyst Day Recap – Part 1

Last Thursday, Yahoo! held their annual Analyst Day. The presentation lasted several hours and was both interesting and transparent about the future direction of the company. This event coincided with Yahoo!’s new home page launch which is clearly designed to have the visitor not only linger but be engaged. Lloyd Braun outlined the Yahoo! Media Group’s current philosophy: “Leverage […]

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Comscore adds MySpace.com to it’s monthly search report

Comscore added MySpace.com’s search service to the monthly report about search engine market share: “MySpace.com has been added to the search engine rankings for April 2006, coming in at 6th place with 43 million search queries performed (0.6 percent share of the U.S. search market).  Will this smaller player eventually be able to grab a […]

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