Search Headlines & Links: Apr. 19, 2007

Want a snapshot of the day's search marketing news? Here we've collected today's top news stories posted to the Search Engine Watch Blog, along with search-related headlines from around the Web:

From the SEW Blog:

  • Google Income, Profits Up
    Google reported its first-quarter financial results today, with profits up 69 percent to $1 billion, or $3.18 a share, on revenues of $3.66 billion, up 63 percent year-to-year.
  • Google Adds Link Tools, Renames Froogle
    Google made separate announcements today upgrading its recently released anchor text reporting tools, and renaming Froogle to Google Product Search.
  • MySpace to take on Google News and Digg
    MySpace is going into the news search business with a new service that will scour the internet for stories and let users vote on which ones receive the most exposure.
  • Blogging to Gain Back Links
    Beginning a blog as a way to attract links and new traffic is hard work, but your site can reap huge rewards from the effort.

Headlines & News from Elsewhere:

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.