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Feedster Launches Top 500 Blog List
Sure to fuel upset among those not listed and joy for those who are, Feedster has launched a new Feedster Top 500 list of what it considers the "most interesting and important blogs."
A9 Officially Launches Maps Service; Block View Imagery Added for More Cities
If you've come across the story today about A9 launching a map service and it sounds familiar, it just might be. About 6 weeks ago I blogged a couple of comments about the service becoming available and included a link to an overview by Greg Linden.
So, what's really new at A9 today? "Block View" imagery has been made available for a few more cities:
- Salt Lake City, UT
- Sacramento, CA
- Long Beach, CA
- Reno, NV
MSN Begins Rolling Out "Add-Ins" for Search Toolbar
Chris Butler, program manager at MSN, has posted a note on MSN Search's WebLog that the MSN Search Toolbar team has just released their first "add-in" for the toolbar. This one allows you to, "to view a three day forecast at a glance with one click." You'll find more add-ins as their released, here.
U.S. District Court Judge Issues Written Decision in Geico v. Google AdWords Case
Yahoo Expands Ambassador Program and Adds Services for Certified Affiliates
The Media Post story: Yahoo Beefs Up Training For Search Marketers, has details about the folks in Sunnyvale expanding access to its Ambassador Program. Yahoo is also increase the amount of training and resources it provides to members of the Ambassador and Certified Affiliate programs.
The three-tiered Ambassadors Program provides partners with education, training, and search marketing resources to help them sell and manage paid search campaigns...Yahoo is also adding to its existing affiliate program with a new Certified Affiliate program, which offers Web-based training and marketing materials to help affiliates educate their clients before referring them to begin a paid search campaign with Yahoo.
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