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Forum: Local Search 09-29-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 4,987
Posted By Chris Sherman
Even though I'm biased, I thoroughly enjoyed the...

Even though I'm biased, I thoroughly enjoyed the show - lots of new material, lots of good learning and networking with people who are already heavily steeped in local search, both via search engines...
Forum: Search Industry Growth & Trends 06-22-2006
Replies: 190
Views: 46,379
Posted By Chris Sherman
I doubt you ever will see an official statement -...

I doubt you ever will see an official statement - they won't acknowledge this. But I also trust Marshall, so...
Forum: Search Industry Growth & Trends 06-22-2006
Replies: 190
Views: 46,379
Posted By Chris Sherman
Sorry for the confusion on this issue - I should...

Sorry for the confusion on this issue - I should have been clearer in the article. Times Select content is on servers that are not accessible to non-subscribers. Google has a special arrangement...
Forum: Other Google Issues 02-16-2006
Replies: 19
Views: 7,701
Posted By Chris Sherman
Clarification on Encryption

I was mistaken about the encryption - Google does hold the key, not your machines. I received this clarification from Cindy Cohn at the EFF, and I think it's important for everyone to read:

I...
Forum: Other Google Issues 02-15-2006
Replies: 19
Views: 7,701
Posted By Chris Sherman
I explicitly asked Google about this, and...

I explicitly asked Google about this, and received an explicit reply: The data on their servers is encrypted. Admittedly, someone *truly* determined and nefarious might be able to get at the data,...
Forum: SEM Related Organizations & Events 01-11-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 3,627
Posted By Chris Sherman
Blame the Search Marketers

RustyBrick provided live coverage of Danny's SES Chicago keynote address (http://www.seroundtable.com/archives/002909.html), noting the key points. In today's SearchDay article, Search Marketing's...
Forum: Search Industry Growth & Trends 09-28-2005
Replies: 14
Views: 6,985
Posted By Chris Sherman
Search Engine Marketing and Performance Anxiety

iProspect and Jupiter Research have released a series of reports that show problems with the search marketing industry. Specifically, most search marketing firms don't tie employee performance to...
Forum: SEM Related Organizations & Events 09-20-2005
Replies: 0
Views: 1,145
Posted By Chris Sherman
SES Stockholm - Speaker openings

I've just about wrapped up the speaking lineup for Stockholm, but have a few openings for those who are attending and might be interested in speaking. If so, please take a look at the "how to speak"...
Forum: Google AdWords 07-14-2005
Replies: 1
Views: 1,726
Posted By Chris Sherman
Google Simplifies AdWords, Gives Advertisers More Control

Google is making changes to its AdWords program, allowing advertisers to display ads that previously have been disabled due to the policies of the program. Ads will now have only two states: active...
Forum: The Padded Room 07-11-2005
Replies: 3
Views: 1,013
Posted By Chris Sherman
The Truth About Danny

Many of you have wondered how it's possible for a single human being to keep up with the search industry, crank out tons and tons of great information, organize the SES shows, post frequently to the...
Forum: The Padded Room 07-01-2005
Replies: 4
Views: 2,364
Posted By Chris Sherman
It's a vast black hat conspiracy!

I didn't do it! Heck, I'm not even old enough to buy booze legally, you know that! And besides, I wouldn't know from quality, given I never spend any time at the bar at SES.

This is clearly a job...
Forum: Google Web Search 06-28-2005
Replies: 8
Views: 12,543
Posted By Chris Sherman
Google Earth Arrives

Google has launched Google Earth, a hybrid that merges its Keyhole 3D satellite imagery product with local search and maps -- and they're giving it away for free. I've reviewed the new tool in...
Forum: Other Search Engines & Directories 05-12-2005
Replies: 5
Views: 2,677
Posted By Chris Sherman
Visualizing Search Engine Overlap

Dogpile has launched a new enhancement (http://www.dogpile.com) to its a meta search engine that makes it easy to open up and compare results from Yahoo, Google and Ask Jeeves in side-by-side...
Forum: Google Web Search 04-20-2005
Replies: 2
Views: 10,950
Posted By Chris Sherman
Google Enhances Personalized Search

Google has just rolled out some seriously cool personalization features that it calls My Search History (http://www.google.com/searchhistory/). All of your queries and result pages viewed are saved,...
Forum: Search Industry Growth & Trends 03-31-2005
Replies: 20
Views: 11,192
Posted By Chris Sherman
We didn't discard the results of the popular vote...

We didn't discard the results of the popular vote - far from it. The voting form not only allowed a vote, it allowed users to make comments. We looked long and hard at those comments, as well as...
Forum: SEM Related Organizations & Events 03-26-2005
Replies: 7
Views: 2,592
Posted By Chris Sherman
Well, the majority of speakers at an SES show...

Well, the majority of speakers at an SES show *are* invited - they're the best people we know of for the panels. That said, there are some great people we simply haven't yet met, who add new blood...
Forum: SEM Related Organizations & Events 03-24-2005
Replies: 7
Views: 2,592
Posted By Chris Sherman
That'd be me...

Yup, I'm the guy behind the curtain for the London show. I'm wide open for pitches at this point.

Chris
Forum: SEM Related Organizations & Events 03-24-2005
Replies: 7
Views: 2,592
Posted By Chris Sherman
SES London - update

The agenda for the June London conference is now available here:
http://www.jupiterevents.com/sew/london05/index.html

I'm finalizing the speaker lineup over the next couple of weeks and have a few...
Forum: SEM Related Organizations & Events 03-08-2005
Replies: 1
Views: 2,871
Posted By Chris Sherman
SES Toronto - update

I'm wrapping up the programming for SES Toronto, and I've got a few openings for speakers. I'm particularly interested in hearing from Canadians with search marketing experience they'd like to...
Forum: Searching Tips & Techniques 03-02-2005
Replies: 0
Views: 2,390
Posted By Chris Sherman
Newer, Fresher Google Hacks

Google Hacks, by Tara Calishain and Rael Dornfest, is probably the best selling book written about the search engine. Now the authors have updated and reorganized the book, making it even better...
Forum: Invisible - Deep Web 02-27-2005
Replies: 0
Views: 2,217
Posted By Chris Sherman
As We May Think

Sixty years ago, a scientist named Vannevar Bush wrote a remarkably prescient essay in which he painted his vision of a "memex... a sort of mechanized private file and library." In 1945, when...
Forum: Search Engine Advertising 02-24-2005
Replies: 1
Views: 2,637
Posted By Chris Sherman
Forecasting Strategies for PPC Budgets

Budgeting a paid search campaign can be challenging. First, you need to decide which terms to bid on, and then how aggressively you want to bid to maintain a desired position. Do you need to be #1...
Forum: SEM Related Organizations & Events 02-23-2005
Replies: 0
Views: 2,200
Posted By Chris Sherman
Search Engines and Legal Issues

A competitor is running a search engine ad with your trademarked brand name. Another has copied your web site without permission. You suspect another of driving up your advertising costs through...
Forum: Search Engine Marketing 02-07-2005
Replies: 0
Views: 1,866
Posted By Chris Sherman
SEM Budgets: How to Get Funding

Most search marketing budgets are made up of funds poached from traditional or Internet marketing programs. If you have to get down and dirty to compete for funds that other groups are going to fight...
Forum: Yahoo Web Search 02-03-2005
Replies: 7
Views: 10,428
Posted By Chris Sherman
Yahoo Testing Contextual Search Tool

Sometimes search terms are just too... limiting. Wouldn't it be better if you could have a "search by example" function that let you feed entire web pages into a search engine as a query, and get...
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