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Do People Really Google ‘Google’? Check Out The Top Keyword Searches of 2013

Written on
December 19th 2013
Author
Adotas

ADOTAS — With December yet to be completed, the winners for top keyword searches of 2013 have become clear, according to Millward Brown Digital. And interestingly they are all for sites whose names form their URL.  In other words, people conducted searches for sites that they could have easily just typed ... more...

Retail Sites, Including Amazon, Dominate Paid Search Advertising on Google

Written on
March 13th 2013
Author
AdotasWire

A new study reveals that retail web sites are dominating paid search advertising on Google.com, with amazon.com taking the lead as both the most visible retail advertiser and also the retail brand most likely to be seen in organic search results. The findings come from a study by search and social analytics ... more...

The Power of ‘Real Identity’ & ‘Discovery’: How Facebook Could Unseat Craigslist and eBay

Written on
February 25th 2013
Author
Naren Reddy

Facebook is moving to position itself as the hub of all interest-based communities (Pinterest, Spotify, Foodspotting, and Goodreads for example) with its OpenGraph platform. The people we follow in these networks are not necessarily our friends, but people whose content ‘interests’ us. At the end of the day, all these ... more...

Mobile Voice Searchers Demand Videos

Written on
December 30th 2009
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS – Michael Jackson lived on as king of the most-searched online terms this year, but it seems mobile users of voice search had less stars in their eyes — they wanted videos. Vlingo, a startup that builds mobile voice apps used by 3 million people on myriad devices, reported that ... more...

Facebook Grabs Search Term of the Year

Written on
December 22nd 2009
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS – As 2009 curls up into a tiny ball and disappears into infinity, the “best-of” lists are rolling in. Being a snotty indie-rock musician, I gravitate toward snotty indie-rock sites, all of which predictably have the same albums on top — Animal Collective and Grizzly Bear, both of which ... more...

Craigslist taking more spammers to court

Written on
October 13th 2009
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS – Though we often fantasize about Craigslist going all Chuck Bronson in “Death Wish” and taking the law into its own hands, in reality we have to settle for the online directory company filing lawsuits against its mortal enemies — the spammers. Craigslist dropped off four suits in the clerk’s ... more...

Craigslist: the unreproducible giant

Written on
August 26th 2009
Author
Edward Barrera

ADOTAS — If an online company was described as one that is innovation averse, publishes no account of its income or expenses, sometimes has sections rendered useless by spam and a “flag help” forum that makes fun of users, would you think that it would survive long? Chances are you would ... more...

Craigslist To Tone Down Sex Ads

Written on
November 7th 2008
Author
Kathleen

ADOTAS – The “erotic services” ads on Craigslist are going to be whipped into shape, the company said. The online classifieds shop came to an agreement with 40 state attorneys general and agreed to soften the tone of the listings, which are often used by prostitutes and sex companies to ... more...

eBay Fires 10% of Workforce, Makes $1.3B Worth of Acquisitions

Written on
October 6th 2008
Author
Kathleen

ADOTAS – It’s been a busy morning at eBay HQ. It laid off 10% of its workforce (about 1,000 full-timers in addition to hundreds of temps) and snapped up Bill Me Later for $945 million and Danish shops Den Bla Avis and BilBasen for a total of $390 million. Bill Me ... more...

The Power of Online Classified Advertising

Written on
November 26th 2007
Author
PromotionWorld

Many marketing professionals are used to significant marketing campaigns. From full page ads to online micro-sties, integrated marketing approaches can burn through your budget very quickly. With advances in online marketing, effective campaigns don’t have to break the bank. In fact, you can accomplish many of your sales and marketing ... more...