Is Search Recession-Proof?

The online advertising industry hasn't been immune to recession fears, and online advertising will probably suffer if there is a recession. But search will likely be the last place from which marketers pull their ad dollars. In today's SearchDay, "Is Search Recession-Proof?" Reprise Media's Joshua Stylman explains why: paid search is accountable, efficient, and built on a cost-controlled model, making it the most recession-proof medium in the ad world.

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.