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BizReport : March 18, 2008 Archive

March 18, 2008 Archive

Advertising | March 18, 2008

Yahoo, Click Forensics team up to tackle click fraud

Yahoo has become the first search engine to work with a third party click-tracking company to ensure online advertisers are getting what they pay for. >>

Advertising | March 18, 2008

Microsoft expands online advertising arsenal

Microsoft makes more moves in its bid to dominate online advertising, and has purchased ad management solutions firm Rapt. >>

Ecommerce | March 18, 2008

Local search the next trend for ecommerce

In the beginning days of ecommerce offering free shipping or online coupons was enough of an incentive to draw online shoppers. Research shows, however, that now consumers expect free shipping. That isn't the only change: consumers want products instantly but do not want to drive all over their city looking for a specific item. >>

Research | March 18, 2008

Marchex: Local Online Ads Continue to Rise

Look for more of the same in 2008. That, according to a new report from local online advertising solution Marchex, which predicts that local online advertising will continue to rise, national advertisers will move into local advertising and that advertisers will increase their use of geographical targeting. >>

Research | March 18, 2008

Report: Some consumers would do away with packaging

Clever packaging may not be as necessary to consumers as originally thought. Though unique or colorful packaging may catch a consumer's attention, a new study from Nielsen finds that more than half of US consumers would get rid of all consumer packaging if it would benefit the environment. >>