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Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Do Mobile Ads Pay Off?

Mobile phones may be the last frontier for advertisers, but the frontier is quickly dwindling away. The talk at the 2006 CTIA Wireless IT & Entertainment show in Los Angeles indicated that mobile ads could bring in $11 billion in revenue in five years. >>

Monday, September 18, 2006

The Money Behind Local Search

Think local search advertising is only for those mom-and-pop businesses and not the bigger retail chains? Think again. >>

Monday, September 18, 2006

Can Affiliate Partnerships Boost PPC?

You know the old slogan two heads are better than one? A new study from Marketing Experiments indicates that growing strong affiliates is just as important for online marketers as promoting pay-per-click advertising campaigns. >>

Friday, September 15, 2006

Old Domains = New Business?

Big online names like AOL and IAC are snatching up smaller online media outlets, sites like College Humor and Urban Baby. These websites have an already built in popular niche audience, making it easier to build up a brand. >>

Friday, September 15, 2006

Increase Deliverability, Increase Sales

Your email ‘credit score’ could be sending direct marketing emails straight to the Spam and Junk filters in user computers. >>

Friday, September 15, 2006

Make RSS Work For You

As surfers become more tech-savvy, more and more RSS feeds are popping up, helping them browse the web even more easily – and find those great deals on Manolo pumps even faster. >>

Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Dell and EMC Will Stay Together

The collaboration between computer manufacturer Dell Inc., and data storage provider EMC Corp. will continue five more years according to a statement released today. >>

Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Do the Math, Watch Sales Increase

If you thought math went out the window once you received your degree, think again. Wharton Professor Christophe Van den Bulte and doctoral student Yogesh V. Joshi say they have come up with a mathematical formula to help you determine how products will perform in the marketplace. From the music and movie industries to pharmaceuticals and high technology fields, this new formula could help get that new product selling fast. >>

Monday, September 11, 2006

Traditional Traders Feel the Weight of Online Retailers

On-line and out-of-town retailers are ruffling conditions for town center traders in the U.K. >>

Friday, September 08, 2006

Major Credit Companies Unite in the Interest of Security

Five major credit companies have announced the creation of an organisation to develop and maintain security standards for credit and debit payments. >>

Wednesday, September 06, 2006

eCommerce Heavyweights open Their Websites to Display Ads

Three big ecommerce players are opening up their websites to display advertisements. >>

Tuesday, September 05, 2006

MySpace, My Sale

Social site MySpace.com is an up and coming player in retail sales. According to Hitwise, Google accounted for nearly 15 percent of all United States visits to their Shopping & Classifieds section. Yahoo was listed as second, but trailed Google by nearly 10 percent. However, Google may have a contender coming up from the rear of the pack. >>

Thursday, October 26, 2000

Exclusive Interview with Steve Abernethy, CEO of SquareTrade

The world of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) has always been one of personal contact. Arbitrators and mediators typically sit disputing parties down in a room and figure out a way to smooth over differences until they reach a compromise--or at least listen to both sides and make a decision. But the Internet has spurred the new field of online dispute resolution (ODR) in which cyberspace takes the place of a meeting room and electronic communications replaces face-to-face contact. >>

Thursday, September 28, 2000

Exclusive Interview with David Brett, CEO of Knexa

David Brett loves knowledge. And he hopes lots of it will sell online to the highest bidder. Brett is president and CEO of Knexa, a Vancouver, Canada-based "knowledge exchange" that's looking to become the Ebay of global digital content, allowing content providers to post digital text, graphics, video, or audio on an exchange that would make it available to interested buyers in a stock-market-like environment. >>

Tuesday, August 08, 2000

Exclusive Interview with Robert Kohn, Chairman of Emusic.com

As the debate over Napster and free music on the Web continues, few have watched more closely than Robert Kohn, chairman of Emusic.com. Kohn's company was the first to make a business of selling downloadable music on the Web, but its stock has plummeted in recent months partly over fears that Napster's free music model (some call it stealing) has made paying for downloads at least temporarily moot. >>