Highlights from the SEW Blog: November 19-21, 2007

We've collected all the search marketing news from selected posts to the Search Engine Watch blog in the past week, along with recent search-related headlines from around the Web.

From the SEW blog:

Organic Search

Search Advertising

Linking Issues & Social Media

  • Privacy Group Takes on Facebook
    Privacy watchdog MoveOn.org has posted an online petition demanding that Facebook respect the privacy of users by making it easier to opt out of the "Beacon Ads" program.

Local & Mobile Search

Vertical & Specialty Search

  • Discover Your Video Search
    Video search providers agree that indexing and searching through millions of online videos isn't the real challenge facing them.
  • Bloglines Eric Engleman Interviewed
    One of the more interesting aspects of the interview was learning about the search functionality built into Bloglines.

Small Business/Big Brand SEM

In-House & Outsourcing

  • SEW Experts: Search Marketing Staffing Crisis
    There's a tradeoff most people face in the process of hiring a search marketing team: hire people with less business experience who are likely more familiar with search, or hire people less familiar with search who have more business experience.

SEM Industry Issues

Searching/Search Technologies

More from the SEW Blog

Search Headlines

We report the top search marketing news daily at the Search Engine Watch Blog. You'll find more news from around the Web below.

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.