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Brian Smith

Brian Smith

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  1. New Players in Travel Search

    Travel search engines, which allow you to book directly with suppliers, have the potential to completely disrupt the status-quo. Here's a look at two new highly disruptive services that offer great advice for travelers.

  2. Wall Street Journal Piece On Tracking

    Mylene Mangalindan of the Wall Street Journal wrote a solid piece on Monday that was unfortunately buried at the end of the annual All Things Digital section. If you're a multi-channel internet marketer, read her article, Ad Vantage (Paid reg....

  3. ShopWiki Launches Search By Color

    ShopWiki this morning launched its 'Search by Color' feature which lets consumers quickly and easily filter search results by color. From the press release: Accessible on ShopWiki's search results page, the Search by Color tool displays more...

  4. SimplyHired Powers MySpace Jobs

    A number of people have talked about the potential power of MySpace getting into search. Well, the company put its toes in the water this morning with the launch of MySpace Jobs, powered by SimplyHired. Back in April, SimplyHired raised...

  5. Trovetopia - Yahoo Shopping Test Bed Site

    Gary Price at ResourceShelf noticed that Yahoo registered two trademarks: "Trovetopia" and "THE N9NE," with Trovetopia also being the name of an active Yahoo shopping site. I'm not sure about THE N9NE, but according to Chris Saito [thanks for...

  6. Yahoo! Shopping Launches Blog

    Chris Saito announced the launch of the Yahoo! Shopping Blog at Internet Retailer 2006 yesterday. While I wasn't at the conference, Chris filled me in, saying the blog is a great way to merchandise products, drive engagement (subscribe through...

  7. Microsoft Talks Shopping

    Last week I briefly introduced three of Microsoft's e-commerce initiatives: MSN Shopping, Windows Live Shopping, and Windows Live Product Search. This week I talked with Jim Barr, GM of Microsoft's Shopping and Marketplaces group for a little...

  8. Guide To Microsoft's Many Shopping Search Sites

    This is a long overdue post to clear up confusion around Microsoft's multiple shopping sites which include MSN Shopping, Windows Live Shopping Beta, and Windows Live Product Search Beta. The Marketplaces & Shopping team at Microsoft also runs...

  9. Yokel Launches Local Shopping Search Engine

    Yokel today announced the beta release of its local shopping search engine. Yokel is run by Scott Randall, former CEO of FairMarket, and Don Zeresky, former VP of Products for Lycos. Local search engines, especially local shopping engines...

  10. SideStep Launches Activity Search

    You've made your travel plans—now what? SideStep's new Activity Search lets you explore destinations and create an itinerary of things to do once you arrive.

  11. SideStep Launches Activity Search

    SideStep today launched Activity Search Beta which offers comprehensive, real time search for local entertainment in categories such as Museums, Sports, Outdoor & Adventure, Amusement & Theme Park, and Dining. The service also offers...

  12. Yahoo's FareChase: The Stealth Disruptor?

    Although FareChase is web giant Yahoo's travel contender, it's nonetheless a relatively small player in the online travel search space. Now that FareChase is out of beta, though, the service could very quickly become a strong presence and...

  13. Google Buys Dulance; To Open Russian Research Center

    Sergei Burkov, Founder & CEO of Dulance will run Google's development center in Russia. This was first reported by TechWorld yesterday and brought to my attention by Googlist this morning. I asked Sergei if Dulance was acquired by Google,...

  14. Cairo Closes Doors

    Just wanted to follow up to Danny's post last month about ShopLocal winning its crawling case against Cairo. Cairo has now closed the site and states at the bottom of the page, "for great deals and sales in your area please visit www.shoplocal.com."