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In the ever-rolling competition between the big three portals, Microsoft has launched several beta version elements of their new Windows Live service. The big one, Windows Live Search, is a full-blown search engine complete with web, news, and image searches. There's also a local search integrated with Microsoft's Virtual...
It was announced today that artnet, a major online fine art portal connecting buyers with art sellers, has selected indie online ad sales leader Winstar to be its exclusive national online sales rep firm. Since 1995, artnet has modernized the art business through specialized services provided to the dedicated art...
OptinRealBig.com, an industry pioneer in online direct marketing, today has reported considerable gains in just the first two months of 2006. The company, which has doubled its revenue in each of the past three years, now expects to far exceed its past growth patterns in the months to come. OptinRealBig.com...
Performance marketing company NETexponent has won an account with online audio content service Audible.com to manage Audible's affiliate marketing program. Audible specializes in downloadable spoken-word audio content that can be played back on computers and portable audio devices, and burned to CD's. They offer audio content from the likes...
Ruckus Network, an online social and entertainment community for college students, will soon host advertising on its site. Ruckus has partnered with over 28 schools, including Arizona State University, Michigan State University, Syracuse University and Seton Hall University, to offer a library of 1.5 million digital music files which...
eMarketer has just released a new report that predicts US search ad spending will hit $10 billion by 2009. In the short-term, the research firm predicts that the paid search industry will grow by 26.2% by the end of 2006, less than last year's 33.2% increase. Growth has been...
goWholesale, a wholesale portal and comprehensive vertical search solution for businesses, announced Monday it will introduce pay-per-call advertising to its site's features. Each participating advertiser will receive a toll-free number and a landing page that lists their number, the products they sell, business hours, order and shipping information, and...
Ecommerce site CaféPress has introduced a new tag-based advertising program for its affiliates. CaféPress lets members create their own unique products and sell them on CafePress.com with no up-front cost. CaféPress currently has more than 2.9 million members, who have created more than 22 million original designs. CaféPress's new TopicAds...
Blinkx, the creator of a popular video search engine, will soon launch Pico, a downloadable search toolbar that relies on implicit search technology to deliver users content before they even ask for it. The desktop tool, similar to the Google Sidebar, will look contextually at what a user is...
Health care information network HealthCentral will use advertising technology company Entrieva's Clicksense contextual advertising technology to manage their advertising spaces. HealthCentral publishes several websites containing medical news, tools and reference material pertaining to general health and specific ailments like Alzheimer's, clinical depression, cholesterol and Diabetes. Their sites are designed...