Blog archives for Sunday, May 30th, 2004

Everything That is Wrong With America

Get a little glimpse into depth of America’s reality TV and superstar fixation through Google’s top monthly queries. Public stupidity also available in other countries. Google Press Center: Zeitgeist

The “I am an Idiot and Want to Tell Google” Contest

I am not even going to mention the name, but if you follow much in SEO news, I’m sure you know what it is. This contest is a great PR stunt by the company running it, but I really can’t see the point in entering …Read More =>

CNN.com – Why you can’t sue Google – May 25, 2004

An interesting article compliments of annawalla from WW. This probably isn’t stopping the many people that are now after the one-time media darling G. An interesting read on legalities of “search publishing”.CNN.com – Why you can’t sue Google – May 25, 2004

Link Pimp at Stanford

This is funny. On the bottom of the Stanford Daily Online, they sell “paid advertising” to casinos, pharma sites, etc. I believe they call this “targeted textual advertising” *cough*Selling PR*cough*. This link is compliments of Fiver from WW, it came from a discussion about G …Read More =>

I Love Statistics: Ecom Numbers

Thanks to Vitaplease of WW for this article.The Economist Article: A Perfect Market: “According to America’s Department of Commerce, online retail sales in the world’s biggest market last year rose by 26%, to $55 billion. That sounds a lot of money, but it amounts to …Read More =>

Google Moves Toward a Direct Confrontation With Microsoft

The battle between G and M$ continues to heat up. Google Moves Toward a Direct Confrontation With Microsoft

Where Can I get 1500x ROI?: Jeff Bezos gets $.06 Google Shares

A little quick article that made my mouth drop on WPN. Basically, Jeff Bezos was one of the first investors in Google, and got an undisclosed amount of shares at six cents a piece. Now they are estimated to potentially be worth $95/ share. Not …Read More =>

Internet Marketing Press Release

Recently released a press release about SAMSA’s Internet Marketing Services. I’m just wondering if you do a search for Internet Marketing on Google News, how long with this come up for?Google Search: internet marketing

The New York Times > Technology > Google Moves Toward Clash With Microsoft

Google is taking a shot at M$. Rumor is that they are releasing a software for “desktop search”. See the NYT article here:The New York Times > Technology > Google Moves Toward Clash With Microsoft

Google Confirms Automated Page Removal Bug

People were removing Adobe and Microsoft from the Google index. Yup, I’d say that qualifies as a bug. I tried removing werty.net, but it was too late. Just kidding George. Google Confirms Automated Page Removal Bug