SEW Experts: Microsoft Search CashBack: Stealing from Google?

Search Engine Watch Expert - Erik QualmanMicrosoft announced it will give cash back to people who use Live Search and subsequently click-through and make a purchase. In today's Building Brand Equity column, "Microsoft Search CashBack: Stealing from Google?," Erik Qualman notes that the Live Search CashBack program just might steal that cash (in the form of market share) back from Google.

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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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