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Barry Schwartz

Barry Schwartz

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  1. YouTube, TIME's Best Invention Of 2006

    If you missed it, TIME released their best inventions of 2006 and the best invention at the top of the list was YouTube. Why did it win? YouTube is ultimately more interesting as a community and a culture, however, than as a cash cow. It's...

  2. Third Update On Google's 2nd Publication Ad Test

    In our continued coverage of an individual advertiser who has been invited to participate in the newspaper Google ad test, PPC Discussions has a 3rd update for us. On November 2nd he received an email from Google stating; Your ads are now with...

  3. Google's Adam Lasnik Interviewed

    Lee Odden interviewed Adam Lasnik of Google the other day. Adam Lasnik is one of the folks at Google responsible for being the voice of the webmaster. His day job is to help webmasters with ranking and indexing issues either through...

  4. Search Headlines & Links: November 6, 2006

    Below, a recap of stories posted today to the Search Engine Watch Blog, along with other items we've spotted but not blogged separately: From The SEW Blog… ChaCha Search: Take Two When "human-powered" search engine ChaCha launched...

  5. Google Owns AdSense.com Now

    Nathan Weinberg reports that Google is now the owner of the domain adsense.com. The story goes a bit back when a company named the AdSense Consulting Group became Fed Up With Google AdSense, after receiving tons of unwanted traffic and inquiries...

  6. Google Earth Release 4 Adds Drawing Tools

    Nathan Weinberg reports that Google released a new version of Google Earth. The new version has "path and polygon drawing tools" to enable you to "easily sketch figures on the imagery for richer annotations and can share these overlays as KML or...

  7. Windows Live Product Upload Released

    LiveSide.Net reports that Microsoft launched Live Product Upload over the weekend. The tool that allows catalogers to upload their products to the Windows Live Product Search database. LiveSide that this feature "guarantees their inclusion in...

  8. Google Wins Right To Buy YouTube In Antitrust Review

    The Chicago Tribune reports that Google has won the right to buy YouTube after antitrust authorities reviewed the documents by the Federal Trade Commission. So now it is official, Google can go through with the acquisition of YouTube for $1.65...

  9. Google Confirms Small Test With Newspaper Ads

    Last week we have been [1] [2] tracking PPC Discussions request from Google to participate in a test on placing his ads in newspapers. The main press now gets a hold of it with official confirmation from Google that they will be once again...

  10. Search Headlines & Links: November 3, 2006

    Below, a recap of stories posted today to the Search Engine Watch Blog, along with other items we've spotted but not blogged separately: From The SEW Blog… Google Working To Stop Lawsuits Over YouTube The Financial Times reports...

  11. Google Working To Stop Lawsuits Over YouTube

    The Financial Times reports that Eric Schmidt's Google is running from media company to media company trying to offer upfront cash, in sums of "tens of millions of dollars," to slow and "halt" the threat they pose to YouTube. FT.com says that...

  12. Yahoo Sending Panama Invites Out

    I reported at the Search Engine Roundtable this morning that Yahoo! Search Marketing Version 2.0 (Panama) Invites Going Out. I was one of the first to be invited to upgrade to the Panama release, but outside of my group, it appears that now...

  13. How Much Should SEOs Earn

    Rand at SEOMoz has another excellent post named SEO Salaries - How Much Should You Make. He details what he believes SEOs of all calibers should make. Here is a quick snap shot: In-House SEOs: VP/Director of Search Marketing: $100,000 -...

  14. Gmail Tests Open In Google Spreadsheets Link

    Philipp Lenssen reports that Google is testing a link to open your Microsoft Excel documents within Google's Spreadsheets application. I tried sending myself an XLS document, but I did not get the "Open In Google Spreadsheets" hyperlink....

  15. Search Headlines & Links: November 2, 2006

    Below, a recap of stories posted today to the Search Engine Watch Blog, along with other items we've spotted but not blogged separately: From The SEW Blog… Yahoo Slurp Adds Wildcard Support For Robots.txt The Yahoo Search Blog...

  16. Yahoo Slurp Adds Wildcard Support For Robots.txt

    The Yahoo Search Blog announced that Yahoo's web crawler, aka Yahoo Slurp, now supports wildcards in the robots.txt file. The two parameters that Yahoo now supports include the "*" and the "$." The * will tell Yahoo to do a "wildcard match a...