Highlights from the SEW Blog: October 15-19, 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

Analytics & ROI

  • SEW Experts: The Real Impact of Blended Search
    Since the major engines have introduced blended and universal search results, they have seen increased traffic to their video and image sites.
  • Microsoft Claims Google Gets Too Much Credit
    Brian McAndrews, senior vice president of Microsoft's Advertiser Publisher Solutions Group stated during a panel discussion at the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco Thursday that Google is getting too much credit for conversions when they are the last place someone visits before making a purchase.
  • Google Analytics Update
    Google added new site search reporting and event tracking features to Google Analytics, and revealed the long-awaited update to the Urchin software.

Local & Mobile Search

Vertical & Specialty Search

Small Business/Big Brand SEM

In-House & Outsourcing

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.