Google May Be Added To Dow Industrials

In the wake of some major blue chip companies falling in price, Google has been mentioned as a possible addition to the Dow Jones Industrial average, Reuters noted.

Cisco has also been named as a possible new entry. "Other candidates include high-profile household names such as the world's largest credit card network, Visa (V.N), or iPod maker, Apple."

About the author

Frank Watson has been involved with the Web since it started. For the past five years, he headed SEM for FXCM -- at one time one of the top 25 spenders with AdWords. He has worked with most of the major analytics companies and pioneered the ability to tie online marketing with offline conversion.

He has now started his own marketing agency, Kangamurra Media. This new venture will keep him busy when he is not editing the Search Engine Watch forums, blogging at a number of authoritative sites, and developing some interesting online community sites.

He was one of the first 100 AdWords Professionals, a Yahoo and Overture Ambassador, and a member or mod of many of the industry forums. He is also on the Click Quality Council and has worked hard to diminish click fraud.