All signs point to search engine optimization becoming more important for companies as more people harness the power of the internet and use search more frequently. New research from JP Morgan predicts that worldwide search will grow in 2009, with internet queries increasing by 24 percent.As the economic crisis causes more people to become cost [...] Read this ›
Affiliate Summit announced earlier this week that its forthcoming Affiliate Summit West Conference was a sell-out, but apparently that doesn’t mean tickets aren’t still available.As of noon Friday there were five passes for sale on eBay for next week’s event – all around $200.On its AffiliateTip website, Affiliate Summit says it supports the selling of [...] Read this ›
It should be no surprise that a new study from Nielson Online finds that the search engine market is dominated by Google with well over half of the market and the largest gain since 2007.In the U.S., more than eight billion searches were conducted from November 2007 to November 2008 and according to Nielson Online, [...] Read this ›
Websites with original content have better advertising effectiveness than sites without, according to new research from the Online Publishers Association.In addition, the research shows that the coveted 18-34 demographic are twice as likely to have favorable opinions of about advertised brands on sites with original content.The same holds true of affluent viewers who are about [...] Read this ›
A new study finds that real estate companies are not using search engine optimization (SEO), causing them to miss out on a cost effective way to gather leads during a tough housing market.
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It seemed only a matter of time, but it appears that the end of Web 2.0 is almost at hand, giving way to Web 3.0. A post from Tom Wilde on SearchEngineLand says that the new generation of web content will be more focused on individual content with consumers more interested in bits and pieces [...] Read this ›
It is less than two weeks before the start of the first major online marketing conference of the new year with the three-day Affiliate Summit West conference beginning January 11th in Las Vegas.
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The internet is an increasingly important way for companies to get their message across to consumers. That’s the finding of a study from global communications company MS&L, which also suggests online users are becoming increasingly trusting of the web. According to the survey, 59 percent of Americans believe they can tell a lot about a [...] Read this ›
At November’s PubCon in Las Vegas, SEO expert Bruce Clay told WebProNews that "ranking is dead."In his interview with the website back in November, Clay said any number of people could get differently ranked results for the same query as a result of personalization.Now, in a follow-up interview with WebProNews at SES Chicago earlier this [...] Read this ›
Despite a tough economy, a number of studies show that companies will continue to spend money on online marketing in the new year, including search engine optimization.
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