Who are you …. and what have you done with the Google guy?

Who are you …. and what have you done with the Google guy?

I (Tim Judd) attended the morning session “Google’s Latest Word on Local” and while the description in the Agenda promised that “the reigning power in Local on line advertising” had a new sheriff in town, most of us mulling in the hallway before the early session didn’t expect much to be different. Then Todd Rowe, [...]

Facebookonia Welcomes Careful Drivers

Facebookonia Welcomes Careful Drivers

  The long anticipated data point that Facebook has just passed the 500 millionth user mark was greeted by a flurry of press reaction and an outage on the Facebook site….maybe the half billionth user was one too many for a while. With more members than the entire populations of the US and Brazil put [...]

Facebook Takes a Swing at the Massive Piñata That is Search

Facebook Takes a Swing at the Massive Piñata That is Search

Facebook recently announced changes in their search offerings which have been seen by some as them declaring war on the mighty Google with their Facebook’s search strategy...

Now We Are Three

Now We Are Three

I have to admit that somewhere in the cluttered attic of my brain I had thought that "Now we are Three" was a book about Christopher Robin and Winnie the Pooh (I just wrote that as Winnie the Pho...who is presumably a kind of Asian soup...

Who are you …. and what have you done with the Google guy?

Who are you …. and what have you done with the Google guy?

16 September 2010

I (Tim Judd) attended the morning session “Google’s Latest Word on Local” and while the description in the Agenda promised that “the reigning power in Local on line advertising” had a new sheriff in town, most of us mulling in the hallway before the early session didn’t expect much to be different. Then Todd Rowe, [...]

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Facebookonia Welcomes Careful Drivers

Facebookonia Welcomes Careful Drivers

26 July 2010

  The long anticipated data point that Facebook has just passed the 500 millionth user mark was greeted by a flurry of press reaction and an outage on the Facebook site….maybe the half billionth user was one too many for a while. With more members than the entire populations of the US and Brazil put [...]

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Facebook Takes a Swing at the Massive Piñata That is Search

Facebook Takes a Swing at the Massive Piñata That is Search

30 June 2010

Facebook recently announced changes in their search offerings which have been seen by some as them declaring war on the mighty Google with their Facebook’s search strategy...

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Now We Are Three

Now We Are Three

10 May 2010

I have to admit that somewhere in the cluttered attic of my brain I had thought that "Now we are Three" was a book about Christopher Robin and Winnie the Pooh (I just wrote that as Winnie the Pho...who is presumably a kind of Asian soup...

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What’s Wrong with this Picture?

What’s Wrong with this Picture?

05 May 2010

OK, so I shouldn’t be too tough on Ask.com as the mistake happened two years ago, but I can’t really resist poking a bit of fun at ask.com on May 5th (Cinco do Mayo) and after Experian® Hitwise® announces that its share of searches has increased 4 months in a row.

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Google® Confirms that 20% of All Online Searches Have a Local Intent.

Google® Confirms that 20% of All Online Searches Have a Local Intent.

30 April 2010

Google® came out with an announcement, almost casually, that 20% of all the Searches that they process are related to Local Search. I have heard the question "How much of search is Local?" debated any number of times and have heard numbers as small as 4% and as high as 40%. Clearly the pundits were throwing darts at a wall and giving their best guess.

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