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Forum: MSN Search 02-01-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 6,093
Posted By Webvisitor
Re: Could Microsoft buy Yahoo?

Oh well, I was close...only off by 20 bil. or so, LOL
Forum: Other Search Engines & Directories 10-02-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 3,358
Posted By Webvisitor
Re: Strange things happening at Looksmart

Tex, you make a case that LookSmart is to be purchased. The current BOD looks to be in a mess with resignations of key personne, followed by severance packages to the old CEO that equal more than...
Forum: Search Engine Marketing 12-01-2006
Replies: 11
Views: 2,271
Posted By Webvisitor
This happened to me. I had set up a blog for the...

This happened to me. I had set up a blog for the client and placed him on numerous local oriented directories as well as Yahoo Local and Google Maps.
When he went cold on returning phone calls and...
Forum: The Padded Room 09-11-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 4,047
Posted By Webvisitor
Shortly after the attacks on September 11, 2001 I...

Shortly after the attacks on September 11, 2001 I received a story from FDNY Firefighter Tommy Dunn who was just outside the South Tower as it began to collapse. I posted the story on my firefighter...
Forum: Search Industry Growth & Trends 08-29-2006
Replies: 63
Views: 38,392
Posted By Webvisitor
The writing was on the wall when Danny wrote on...

The writing was on the wall when Danny wrote on his 10 years in the industry piece a few months ago. Incisive obviously didn't understand then and don't now.
Good for Danny however. His brand as a...
Forum: Other Google Issues 08-22-2006
Replies: 2
Views: 5,189
Posted By Webvisitor
Wow, a government with teeth! Bravo! Let's see...

Wow, a government with teeth! Bravo! Let's see what G does when China begins to demand searchstreams.
Forum: Search Industry Growth & Trends 08-19-2006
Replies: 14
Views: 12,569
Posted By Webvisitor
I am curious if anyone knows what happened to...

I am curious if anyone knows what happened to LookSmart's Furl "PeopleRank sm" algorithm. I know Stanford University had papers out using the term years ago. I also read on Battelle's Searchblog a...
Forum: Google Web Search 08-09-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 2,220
Posted By Webvisitor
Yes, they are hitting blogs and sites of mine...

Yes, they are hitting blogs and sites of mine never visited before!
Great! :)
Forum: Other Google Issues 07-07-2006
Replies: 39
Views: 36,352
Posted By Webvisitor
Smile "Party plane" ?? I thought the plane...

"Party plane" ??

I thought the plane was a "jump the shark" moment when it was first announced. I'm now convinced.
Forum: Other Search Engines & Directories 06-05-2006
Replies: 11
Views: 7,602
Posted By Webvisitor
Incredible, thank you for the warning.

Incredible, thank you for the warning.
Forum: Search Industry Growth & Trends 05-03-2006
Replies: 24
Views: 15,706
Posted By Webvisitor
I am sticking with my thoughts posted here the...

I am sticking with my thoughts posted here the other day on a similar thread;

http://forums.searchenginewatch.com/showthread.php?p=78508#post78508

---MSFT could easily buy Yahoo. Yahoo has a market...
Forum: MSN Search 04-10-2006
Replies: 11
Views: 6,093
Posted By Webvisitor
MSFT could easily buy Yahoo. Yahoo has a market...

MSFT could easily buy Yahoo. Yahoo has a market cap of roughly 45 bil. and MSFT has 34 bil. in cash.
Give YHOO a 50 percent premium and you have roughly 67 bil. price tag.
MSFT will not give up all...
Forum: Google AdWords 03-20-2006
Replies: 23
Views: 194,173
Posted By Webvisitor
There are victims at the other end of every...

There are victims at the other end of every search of that nature. Considering their multiple excuses for dealing with communist China I don't look for Google to change their stance in this area...
Forum: Vertical Markets & Specialty Search 03-15-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 3,890
Posted By Webvisitor
What to make of this

I read today from the Looksmart annual report the following;

"Revenues from affiliates are earned on a per-sale basis or as a percentage of sales rather than a per-click basis. Revenue is recognized...
Forum: Local Search 03-08-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 2,706
Posted By Webvisitor
Interchange's Local.com has gone live (beta) in...

Interchange's Local.com has gone live (beta) in the U.K.
http://uk.inspire2i.com/
(the url was live for the last week up until this morning)

They also announced last night that they hired a firm to...
Forum: Ask.com 02-28-2006
Replies: 23
Views: 15,846
Posted By Webvisitor
I like the new home page. I like the results...

I like the new home page. I like the results pages and I am very satisfied with the relevant results in general.
I just have to change my habit of querying Google for everything.

fwiw --I did a...
Forum: Affiliate Issues 02-21-2006
Replies: 12
Views: 6,289
Posted By Webvisitor
Thanks for the info on the virtual expo. I have...

Thanks for the info on the virtual expo. I have too many obligations to make the show circuit so this is a wonderful idea.
Forum: Search Engine Advertising 02-06-2006
Replies: 23
Views: 12,522
Posted By Webvisitor
I cannot speak to their PPC side but the Pay per...

I cannot speak to their PPC side but the Pay per call side is fine for me. In December 04 Miva claimed to have cast away the "questionable affiliates" but everywhere you read the traffic is still...
Forum: Search & Legal Issues 01-25-2006
Replies: 91
Views: 40,247
Posted By Webvisitor
I'm trying to look at this issue from the eyes of...

I'm trying to look at this issue from the eyes of a Chinese citizen. Consider I would be using a search engine that provides search results worldwide but I am not getting the same results as persons...
Forum: Search & Legal Issues 01-22-2006
Replies: 136
Views: 40,865
Posted By Webvisitor
At ease soldier there is no similarity. If it...

At ease soldier there is no similarity. If it were the the info would be seized, not subpoenaed. In our country a subpoena is issued and lawyers negotiate. Ultimately a judge decides. Nowhere on...
Forum: Search & Legal Issues 01-20-2006
Replies: 136
Views: 40,865
Posted By Webvisitor
Danny makes a great point that the government are...

Danny makes a great point that the government are not search experts. The government employs few experts in newer technologies because as in the case of search what search expert would work for...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 01-11-2006
Replies: 55
Views: 42,475
Posted By Webvisitor
"One deal I made have it structured so by...

"One deal I made have it structured so by exit they will pay me 12 times the average revenue share and in return get all the rights to the uptimization done."

Bad deal for the other guy. Good deal...
Forum: Link Building 01-08-2006
Replies: 60
Views: 42,862
Posted By Webvisitor
Just curious Jill, are there instances where...

Just curious Jill, are there instances where sites you have optimized for yourself or a client is ranked lower than competing sites due to their use of a more sophisticated approach to SEO?
TIA
Forum: Google AdWords 12-16-2005
Replies: 19
Views: 12,449
Posted By Webvisitor
Prediction; This deal never makes it out of the...

Prediction;
This deal never makes it out of the Time Warner BOD meeting next Wednesday.
It's a lousy deal for AOL, they must have had junior associates or interns running between the rooms. :confused:
Forum: Other Search Engines & Directories 12-13-2005
Replies: 4
Views: 7,478
Posted By Webvisitor
Battelle's Searchblog comment section is lit up...

Battelle's Searchblog comment section is lit up over this subject.
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