Search Engine Watch is going to conduct Search Engine Strategies Expo on Feb 27 – Mar 2, 2006 in New York. The event will be hosted by Danny Sullivan.
Monthly Archives: January 2006
AskJeeves has launched its own proprietary image search technology. The new technology provides an internally-created index of images on the web and zoom related search suggestions for image searches.
Search Engine Marketing Spending in North America will reach $11 billion in 2010, according to Search Engine Marketing Professional Organization report. Money will be spent on paid placement, paid inclusion, organic search engine optimization and search engine marketing technology platforms.
Microsoft has launched the Microsoft Live Labs and Search Labs. Live Labs is a research partnership between Microsoft Research and MSN. Search Labs will be stationed at Redmond and Silicon Valley and will work with Live Labs.
AOL has released Netscape 8.1. Netscape 8.1 includes an anti-spyware tool and support for RSS. AOL has also teamed up with IBM to connect IBM’s Lotus Sametime instant messenger with AOL, AIM, ICQ and Apple iChat instant messaging services.
PointRoll has partnered with On2 Technologies to add Flash 8 video encoding capabilities to PointRoll video units. The partnership will enable PointRoll to create Flash 8 video-enabled online advertisements.
The Interactive Advertising Bureau has added 12 new members. New Members include Brightcove, Coz Newspapers, The Fifth Network, Fidelity Assets, Future US, Harpo, Homestone, IGA Partners, Realtor, ROO, Impact Engine and Linkstorm.
Google has launched the AdWords Editor Beta. AdWords Editor Beta allows users to make changes to multiple AdWords campaigns, in multiple accounts, and upload changes together to Google’s system.
The Email Sender and Provider Coalition, the American Advertising Federation, the American Association of Advertising Agencies, the Association of National Advertisers, the Electronic Frontier Foundation and the Center for Democracy & Technology are going to file an application of amici curiae against the Utah Child Protection Registry Act.
Online jobs ad spending has grown from $1.5 billion in 2004 to $3.5 billion in 2005. And by 2010, online classifieds will reach $10.6 billion, according to Borrell Associates research report.