Archive | June, 2006

Yahoo! Soft Launches Shopping Blog

At last week’s Internet Retailer conference, Chris Saito, Senior Director of Yahoo! Shopping, announced the soft launch of Yahoo!’s new shopping blog. During the conference I saw a few examples of interesting blogs driving sales or people planning to launch blogs (my favorite was a company that found a customer that had blogged about various […]

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Internet Retailer 2006 Workshop Summary: Site Search

Site Search: The Web’s In-Store Merchandising Tool – 20-40% of online shoppers use search to find products (Forrester) – 47% of searchers give up after one search Insight: Users don’t care about searching, they care about finding. As such, search is one part of a “findability system”. Certain domains tend to be more searchable like […]

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The Motley Fool Suggests Google is “Killing the Internet”

So far this month there have been two noteworthy pieces written about click fraud and related issues. Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban blogs that click fraud is “FAR greater” than imagined. Quite an interesting read and one coming from a wealthy Internet pioneer to boot. It’s clear that he has a strong opinion on this subject. […]

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