SEW Experts: Universal Search: The (War) Elephant in the Room

Search Engine Watch Expert - William FlaizWhen the ancient Romans tried to defend themselves from Hannibal's war elephants, they learned that they needed to throw away their old ideas about war and learn to work together. In today's SEM agency issues column, "Universal Search: The (War) Elephant in the Room," William Flaiz compares universal search to the war elephants, and notes that search marketers must realize that focusing all efforts in harmony is the only way to properly address the challenges it presents.

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Kevin Newcomb joined ClickZ in August 2004, covering search marketing and other online marketing topics. He has been reporting on web-based businesses since 2000.

Before the bubble burst, Kevin was a marketing manager for an online computer reseller, handling copywriting, e-mail marketing, search marketing and running the affiliate program.

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