SEO News

2007 Second Quarter

  1. U.S. Hotel Industry Could Be Losing $1.9 Billion From Branded Search Terms

    Online bookings grew from 33% of all bookings in 2007 to 40% in 2010, and another quarter of total bookings are influenced by online customer research. In this second example from the report, we can see that a hotel deals aggregator is advertising...

  2. SearchDay | Bribing People With $50 Gift Cards: Part Deux

    Making things worse is that UK search ad spend actually increased by 11% during the fourth quarter. SEW/ClickZ Authors Among SEMMYs Finalists Posted by Kevin Newcomb Jan 28, 2009 The finalists have been announced in the Second Annual SEMMYs Awards...

  3. Microsoft's Net Income Increases by 2%

    The trends seen late in the first-quarter are now forecasted to continue, whereas previous expectations were for the economy to improve in the second half of the fiscal year. For them, it's the first quarter of their fiscal year, while other...

  4. SearchDay | Zappos + Twitter = Innovative Success!

    Click Fraud Declines Slightly in Q2 2008 Posted by Nathania Johnson Oct 23, 2008 Click Forensics has released click fraud data for the third quarter of 2008. Here's what it looks like: The second is the ability to allow comments directly from a...

  5. Baidu's Profit Increases 91% in Third Quarter 2008

    In the second quarter, Baidu's profits increased by 87%. Chinese search engine Baidu saw a whopping 91% increase in the third quarter of 2008. The search engine had been seeing explosive growth leading up to the Beijing Olympics, which occurred...

  6. MIVA Releases Customizable ALOT Toolbar, Homepage, and Widgets

    MIVA Reports $6.5 Million Second Quarter 2008 Loss The ALOT brand launched in the last quarter of 2007 with the theme "Make the Internet Easy. Digital advertising company MIVA has released an update of their toolbar, enabling customizable features.

  7. SearchDay | SEO Link Building Fundamentals

    The second quarter of 2008 was up 12.8% over Q2 of 2007, but showed a . EricEnge SEO Link Building Fundamentals BY THE NUMBERS Link building is often a slow and arduous process that unfolds over a long period of time.

  8. China's Posts 600% Jump in Profit

    Chinese internet portal has announced $40.2 million in second quarter profit, up 600% over the same quarter in 2007. The news comes in the wake of results posted by Chinese search engine Baidu, which saw profits rise 87% in Q2 2008.

  9. Yahoo Q2 2008 Disappoints Wall St.

    Yahoo Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results Revenues were $1,798 million for the second quarter of 2008, a 6 percent increase compared to $1,698 million for the same period of 2007. Marketing services revenues were $1,587 million for the second...

  10. Google Earnings Top $5.37 Billion in Revenue Q2 2008

    Google revenues topped $5.37 billion for the quarter ended June 30, 2008, an increase of 39 percent compared to the second quarter of 2007. In the second quarter of 2008, TAC totaled $1.47 billion, or 28 percent of advertising revenues.

  11. 77.4% of Search Ads to Google in Q2 2008

    Efficient Frontier has released search advertising market data for the second quarter of 2008, and it showed Google growing 2% over Q2 2007. For every new dollar spent on search ads in 2008 over 2007, Google received $1.10, while Yahoo lost $0.09...

  12. CEO Tells Wall St. Why He Invests in SEO

    Traffic for the quarter was up 14 percent versus a year ago, and 6 percent ahead of the second quarter 2007. I am quite sure that the last quarter was without a doubt the most difficult quarter for our advertisers that they have seen in a long time.