SEW Experts: Forget Competition, the Search Wars are Over

Search Engine Watch Expert - Kevin RyanAdvertisers love competition because (arguably) costs will be driven down. In the single search environment that already exists in many countries around the world, search advertising costs are set by one entity. In today's Searching for Meaning column, "Forget Competition, the Search Wars are Over," Kevin Ryan wonders if maybe we shouldn't count the other (non-Google) search engines out just yet.

About the author

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.