Tag Archive | "Microsoft"

The Week We Searched For- October 8, 2010

The Week We Searched For- October 8, 2010

In this week in search, Facebook introduces its new Group service, Microsoft and Adobe team up against Apple and bit.ly announces new investments. [...more]

Featured, News Comments (1)

The Week We Searched For- September 24, 2010

The Week We Searched For- September 24, 2010

In this week in search, Facebook explains its recent site outages, the F.C.C. approves a proposal to open unused T.V. airways and Zuckerberg ranks 35th on Forbes 400 richest Americans. [...more]

Featured, News Comments (2)

The Week We Searched For- August 6, 2010

The Week We Searched For- August 6, 2010

Google dominates this week stories with their announcement that they will be shutting down Google Wave. [...more]

Featured, News Comments (0)

The Week We Searched For- July 23, 2010

The Week We Searched For- July 23, 2010

This week's stories are filled with disappointing quarterly revenue reports from many of the industry's leading companies. [...more]

Featured, News Comments (0)

The Week We Searched For- July 16, 2010

The Week We Searched For- July 16, 2010

In this week's The Week We Searched For, we discuss Google's new App Inventor, Apple's purchasing spree, and Facebook's explosive growth in mobile. [...more]

Featured, News Comments (0)

The Week We Searched For- June 4, 2010

The Week We Searched For- June 4, 2010

This week, Yelp and OpenTable.com announced their new partnership, which is sure to increase competition in the location based services sector. [...more]

Featured, News Comments (0)

The Week We Searched For- May 28, 2010

The Week We Searched For- May 28, 2010

Google and Facebook continue to face international problems for privacy violations. Apple surpasses Microsoft as the #1 tech company in the world. [...more]

Featured, News Comments (0)

The Week We Searched For- April 23, 2010

The Week We Searched For- April 23, 2010

This week's stories are marked by positive economic news from both Microsoft and Amazon, whose quarterly results exceeded analysts' forecasts. [...more]

Featured, News Comments (0)

The Week We Searched For- April 16, 2010

The Week We Searched For- April 16, 2010

This week’s stories are dominated by Twitter’s first annual developer conference, where the Twitter leadership appeared in San Francisco with a strategy to bring more features in house, and start generating some serious revenue. [...more]

Featured, News Comments (1)

The Week We Searched For- March 5, 2010

The Week We Searched For- March 5, 2010

Facebook takes center stage in this week’s stories with their efforts to improve their advertising platform and their new partnership with Omniture. [...more]

Featured, News Comments (1)

The Week We Searched For – February 19, 2010

The Week We Searched For – February 19, 2010

It's been an interesting week in search, as Microsoft-Yahoo! search deal gains governmental approval, Salesforce ventures into corporate social networking and Apple fights to keep e-book prices down. [...more]

Featured, News Comments (1)

Microsoft and Yahoo! Gain Approval on Search Agreement

Microsoft and Yahoo! Gain Approval on Search Agreement

The deal to bring together the #2 and #3 largest search engines has received regulatory approval and the companies are beginning the process of implementing the agreement. [...more]

Featured, News Comments (0)

The Week We Searched For- January 8, 2010

The Week We Searched For- January 8, 2010

We start of the New Year with stories from the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), where Google, Apple, Microsoft and more unveiled new technology, gadgets and plans for 2010. [...more]

Featured, News Comments (0)

Review of Microsoft Excel 2010

Review of Microsoft Excel 2010

Microsoft Excel 2010 is an exciting upgrade from 2007 in terms of cool new features and also a welcome improvement in ease of use. Learn how Excel 2010 can help you better manage your SEM campaigns. [...more]

Analytics, Featured, SEM Comments (7)

The Week We Searched For- December 18, 2009

The Week We Searched For- December 18, 2009

December 19th's stories from the world of search are dominated by FTC legal troubles, as Facebook is forced to justify their new privacy policy settings and Intel is required to prove they aren't the high tech chip bully. [...more]

Featured, News Comments (0)

Yahoo! SEM Product Changes

Yahoo! SEM Product Changes

Yahoo! used their recent Ad Forum in Sunnyvale, CA to unveil some cool innovations to their SEM platform. Read more to learn about the impact of these enhancements on your current Yahoo! PPC campaigns and what we might expect once the Yahoo!/Microsoft partnership is finalized. [...more]

Featured, SEM Comments (3)

The Week We Searched For- December 4, 2009

The Week We Searched For- December 4, 2009

We start of December with a flourishing rivalry between Google and Microsoft, as they head off to chart the best map. Google also responded to criticism from Rupert Murdoch and other traditional news outlets with a new policy to limit access to content on subscription sites. [...more]

Featured, News Comments (1)

The Week We Searched For- November 13, 2009

The Week We Searched For- November 13, 2009

This weeks stories are quite seasonal. Yahoo, Microsoft and Google kick off the holiday season with the gift of free WiFi and, if your cold has got you down, Google just introduced their new flu shot search feature. [...more]

Featured, News Comments (0)

The Week We Searched For- November 6, 2009

The Week We Searched For- November 6, 2009

With Google’s introduction of their new service Google Dashboard, MSN’s makeover and Twitter’s new retweet, this week's stories are all about how social media is changing the nature of search and prompting new internet privacy boundaries. [...more]

Featured, News Comments (0)

The Week We Searched For – October 30, 2009

The Week We Searched For – October 30, 2009

This week Microsoft had a hard time keeping things in order. They suffered a delay in their deal with Yahoo and a cancellation of their highly anticipated Family Guy episode. Google is staying hip, however, with their newly announced music service and a surprise music roundtable in Hollywood. [...more]

Featured, News Comments (0)

Family Guy Starring Windows 7 – Old Media Jumps the Shark

Family Guy Starring Windows 7 – Old Media Jumps the Shark

On November 8, Fox will air a special 100% commercial-free episode of Family Guy. Until yesterday, it was to be sponsored by Microsoft as part of a larger deal with Fox to promote Windows 7. What does this type of branded integration say about the current state of television advertising and the disruptive impact of the internet? [...more]

Featured Comments (3)

The Week We Searched For – October 23, 2009

The Week We Searched For – October 23, 2009

This week’s results are fully of controversy and competition, especially for Google, as they compete with Bing over Twitter, Facebook over music and AT&T over the political future of the internet. [...more]

Featured, News Comments (0)

Google and Microsoft Reach Agreements with Twitter

Google and Microsoft Reach Agreements with Twitter

Both Google and Microsoft have reached agreements with Twitter to incorporate real-time tweets in their respective search results. I asked some fellow Search Agents to share their reaction and to speculate on the potential impact on all 3 companies, the SEO industry, and search behavior. [...more]

Featured, News, SEO Comments (0)

First Blogging, Now Lifelogging

First Blogging, Now Lifelogging

I just read a really interesting article in Businessweek about 75 year old Gordon Bell, a Microsoft Researcher, who for the past 10 years has been lifelogging: recording his life via various pieces of digital equipment. Do we really want to know that much about any other person – or ourselves for that matter? [...more]

Social Media Comments (3)

Bing and Cashback – Hijacking Sales or Fair Reward?

Bing and Cashback – Hijacking Sales or Fair Reward?

Cashback has been around for a while, but the overt link between cashback and searching is interesting and raises a number of issues for both advertisers and the search engines. [...more]

Feeds, SEM Comments (7)

The Week We Searched For — September 11, 2009

The Week We Searched For — September 11, 2009

‘The Week We Searched For’ is my collection of this week’s most pertinent and interesting stories from search marketing, social media, internet culture, and beyond. This week’s stories are ruled by the social networking gods, tales of weight control and judicial controversy. Enjoy! [...more]

Featured, News Comments (1)

The Week We Searched For — September 4, 2009

The Week We Searched For — September 4, 2009

‘The Week We Searched For’ is my collection of this week’s most pertinent and interesting stories from search marketing, social media, internet culture, and beyond. [...more]

Featured, News Comments (5)

Viral Intellectual Property In The Yahoo/Microsoft Deal?

Viral Intellectual Property In The Yahoo/Microsoft Deal?

The 8-K filed by Yahoo on the Microsoft deal has some interesting points…One angle looks a little squirrely…if this issue is not addressed, then eventually, 10 or so years down the road, Microsoft could be faced with operating a search engine which has portions based on Yahoo technology, without a license – clearly not a smart thing to bake into any agreement… [...more]

Featured, SEM, SEO Comments (2)

Pondering Binghoo (Predicting the Future of Yahoo! and Bing, Part II)

Pondering Binghoo (Predicting the Future of Yahoo! and Bing, Part II)

A day after the official announcement, we’ve crowdsourced more opinions on the Yahoo!/Microsoft search agreement. [...more]

Featured, SEM, SEO Comments (1)

Predicting the Future of Bing, Yahoo!, and Binghoo

Predicting the Future of Bing, Yahoo!, and Binghoo

Earlier today, I reported on the announcement of a Microsoft/Yahoo! search pact. I asked some fellow Search Agents to consider the potential impact of this agreement on the industry, the companies involved, advertisers, and searchers. [...more]

Featured, SEM, SEO Comments (4)

Follow Us on Twitter

Authors