Setting Up Search in Large Organizations

Creating a search marketing strategy for any company can be a daunting task. That's especially true when the company has more than 50 different brands and products, hundreds of millions of Web pages, different conversion metrics and different strategies.

In today's SearchDay, Handling Search Marketing in Large Organizations, Melanie Mitchell, VP of SEO/SEM at AOL, offers the first of a three-part series about her experience building the in-house search practice of AOL.

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.