May 24th, 2012 by Alan Rabinowitz
Since my last post on search engine market shares in 2008, Google’s dominance in the U.S. and worldwide markets has only risen to even loftier heights. However, with signals in place that 2012 could see once vital Yahoo lose even more ground to Google and Bing, which didn’t yet exist in 2008, it’s worth a [...]
April 21st, 2008 by Alan Rabinowitz
What if…the testing of Google Adwords on Yahoo is really something else? What if Yahoo is trying to help Google determine the value of Yahoo if adwords were to be part of Yahoo. Since Google’s main revenue is Google Adwords, it makes sense to devote multiple avenues to paid search. A Google buyout of Yahoo? [...]
April 18th, 2007 by Alan Rabinowitz
Never before have we been in an era where links have become a commodity. You can sell them, buy them, trade them, barter for them even try to fish for them as link bait with crazy ideas and good information. But what is the real value of a link? Should we be buying links, should [...]
March 28th, 2007 by Alan Rabinowitz
Age is a very important factor in Search Engine Optimization. There are several different types of age that can play roles in how Search Engines rank websites. Knowing these factors can be helpful in determining how long it will take for a website to rank well. Keep in mind age is only part of the [...]
November 12th, 2006 by Alan Rabinowitz
We were very big on the updates we have seen with MSN, we felt they were moving in the right direction with Live.com and the suggested search results. We also liked how they had less emphasis on paid search and more on the natural results.
September 15th, 2006 by Alan Rabinowitz
Google gains more popularity and search market share according to sources at Hitwise: Search Engine – Search Volume www.google.com – 60.29% search.yahoo.com – 22.58% search.msn.com – 11.56% www.ask.com – 3.63% Source – Hitwise
September 14th, 2006 by Alan Rabinowitz
MSN has publicly released Live Search. The revamped version of its search portal. Full of fun and some surprises. This is definitely a step forward for MSN search as the atmosphere is by far the best for any SEO. Here were brought into the search results rather than paid listings, which remain out on the [...]
May 11th, 2006 by Alan Rabinowitz
The latest news buzz is MSN’s proposed talks with Yahoo for a buyout or M&A. This would be a very interesting takeover, as the combined searches of MSN and Yahoo would be 33% of all online searches and Google would still lead with 49%, according to a Nielsen Net Ratings April 2006 report. This would [...]
May 4th, 2006 by Alan Rabinowitz
It’s official: As of 10:00 A.M. Pacific time on May 4, adCenter is live and in full production, traffic is at 100%, and anyone can register for an adCenter account!
April 18th, 2006 by Alan Rabinowitz
We finally got our first preview of the MSN AdCenter. Its quite a nice setup and very easy to use. We liked the estimated budgets auto feature but the numbers were several hundred per click which seemed a bit high for a click.