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Elisabeth Osmeloski

Elisabeth Osmeloski

Articles by Elisabeth Osmeloski

  1. The Intersection of Social Search & Pop Culture

    That's what social search is really about, isn't it? The reflection of trends and conversation among related entities. Celebrity searches and following the trends in pop culture are nothing new in search of course, and the search engines have...

  2. Google and the Site: Command Glitch

    Is this worth a 4.0 on the SEO Richter scale? Probably not. Just a rumble really, but oh how nothing shakes up the SEM industry and gets SEOs chatting like a nice bug in Google search results. Bring up the topic of the Supplemental Index and...

  3. Ask.com Renews Deal with LookSmart

    Ask.com and IAC Advertising Solutions announced today that it would renew its license with LookSmart AdCenter for Publishers through 2009. The LookSmart service provides an auction platform, algorithmic based ad server and reporting engine, as...

  4. IndustryBrains Continues to Grow Vertically

    Since 2002, IndustryBrains has focused their contextual advertising program on a site-specific approach, giving advertisers the option for targeting premium content sites within their vertical marketplace. Today, Marchex, the parent company...

  5. Lycos Jumps Into the Social Mix

    With the launch of Lycos MIX (http://mix.lycos.com), a new bookmarking tool, Lycos users can pull video clips from a variety of different sources across the web (YouTube, MySpace,Yahoo Video, and others) into one playlist, creating a community...

  6. It's Elementary, My Dear Watson™

    Earlier today, Intellext™ and AOL announced the launch of the AOL@SCHOOL desktop sidebar, designed to help K-12 elementary school students with their homework, but without having to search the open Web for the answers. Instead, this smart...

  7. Jimmy Wales Discusses Search Wikia on MarketWatch

    Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales went face to face with Bambi Francisco on today's MarketWatch, and shared more about the concept of Search Wikia, a new social search engine designed to combine algorithmic results with user voting and contribution...

  8. Online Spending Tops $100 Billion in 2006

    According to an Infoworld report on Y! news, online shopping increased 24 percent over the previous year, with consumers spending $102.1 billion in 2006, topping the $100 billion mark for the first time in history. As predicted, Cyber Monday...

  9. 2006: The Year Search Grew Up

    Barry Schwartz first posted this over at SEL, but Chris Winfield of 10e20 did such a great job of listing the 101 Biggest Stories in Search for 2006, it deserves to be noted several times in the search blogosphere. It's a comprehensive list of...

  10. AOL Merger Speculation

    Mediapost reported last week that Merrill Lynch was eyeing the possibility of AOL merging with either Microsoft or Yahoo, in an attempt to gain back market share from Google. This speculation comes on the heels of a report that AOL's total...

  11. Google Maps Offers Speech-Friendly Alternatives

    Over at the Google blog, Googler T.V. Raman shares useful tips as a technologist who is visually impaired. For blind searchers and others who use spoken outputs, screenreaders or a Braille display, the visual display that is returned from a...