SEW Experts: Vote Obama/Google in '08?

Search Engine Watch Expert - Kevin RyanGoogle CEO Eric Schmidt hit the campaign trail this week with presidential candidate Barack Obama. Is there any merit to Google's statement that Mr. Schmidt's personal beliefs are his own and Google isn't backing Obama, just its CEO? In today's Searching for Meaning column, "Vote Obama/Google in '08?," Kevin Ryan asks if Schmidt crossed the line of appropriate behavior and good sense.

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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.

With a combination of real-world marketing experience and years of business journalism, Kevin brings to ClickZ a unique ability to deliver news and training materials that help online marketers do their jobs better.