The month in review: abstracts from selected press releases and announcements made during the prior month related to web search and search engine marketing.
The links and descriptions below are from official press releases, and may contain marketing hyperbole, claims or euphemisms not necessarily endorsed by Search Engine Watch.
Google Named Top 5 Business-To-Business Media Property
Google today announced it has advanced to third place in the Media Power 50, an annual review of the most powerful and targeted business-to-business advertising outlets published by BtoB, a leading national marketing publication.
Espotting Media And Exhibitions.Com Strike Pan-European Marketing Deal
The offline world is being mirrored online. It is traditional for offline exhibitions to partner with media owners to market their events. Now the same premise is coming to the Web, through a pan-European deal between Espotting Media and Exhibitions.com.
Overture Reports Continued Progress On Growth Initiatives At 2003 Analyst Day
Overture Services, Inc. today reported at its 2003 meeting with financial analysts that the company remains focused on enhancements to its core paid search service, the development of additional search products for syndication to advertisers and distribution partners, and expansion of its international business.
Yahoo And Sprint Make Suite Of Yahoo Services Available To Pcs Vision Subscribers Nationwide
Beginning today, Yahoo and Sprint will make a number of enhanced Yahoo services, with richer graphics and enhanced usability, available to PCS Vision subscribers.
Dealtime And Epinions Successfully Complete Merger
DealTime, the shopping search engine, today announced that it has successfully completed the acquisition of Epinions, the online consumer reviews and ratings platform. The combined brands rank as the fifth largest online shopping destination.
Espotting And Kelkoo Expand Deal To Cover 4 European Territories
Espotting Media has expanded its contextual advertising deal with European shopping search engine Kelkoo, to cover a total of 30 channels in 4 European territories - UK, France, Germany and Spain.
Overture Launches in Italy
Overture Services, Inc. today announced the official launch of its Pay-For-Performance search service in Italy. Overture's other non-U.S. business operations include headquarters in Ireland and operations in the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Japan and South Korea.
Ask Jeeves to Focus Exclusively on Web-wide Search Business with Sale of Enterprise Search Division
Ask Jeeves, Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement under which Kanisa, Inc. will acquire Jeeves Solutions, the enterprise software division of Ask Jeeves.
Metasearch Engine First To Connect To Over 1000 Online Engines
London based search engine, Turbo10 unveiled technology connecting to over 1000 topic-specific engines on the Internet at The Twelfth International World Wide Web Conference in Budapest last week.
NOTE: Article links often change. In case of a bad link, use the publication's search facility, which most have, and search for the headline.
The Original Search Marketing Event is Back!
SES Denver (Oct 16) offers an intense day of learning all the critical aspects of search engine optimization (SEO) and paid search advertising (PPC). The mission of SES remains the same as it did from the start - to help you master being found on search engines. Register today!