Tuesday, December 21, 2010
  • eBay Puts Milo To Work In Local Real-Time Shopping Site

    eBay unveiled the local shopping tool GiftsNearby Tuesday, allowing last-minute shoppers to search for products online and then pick them up in brick-and-mortar stores. The site shows consumers a list of categories, products, stores, prices and availability through technology it acquired for $75 million from the search engine Milo.com earlier this month. ...Read the whole story

  • Timing Is Key For Mobile Search

    According to a study commissioned by Ask.com and conducted by Harris Interactive, two-thirds of consumers said they are more likely to ask timely questions when not in front of their computer -- and about a third of smartphone users employ their phones to access the Web more than their personal computers. "Increasingly, people are expecting more and more of their smartphones that goes above and beyond what they expect from their laptops," Valerie Combs, vice president of communications for Ask.com, tells Marketing Daily. ...Read the whole story

  • Apple Job Listing Suggests Mapping Tools On The Way

    Apple, Google, Microsoft and others may have to find another way to recruit for jobs if companies want to prevent media and analysts from dissecting open posts. The Internet makes it easy to list jobs, but also just as easy to view. ...Read the whole story

    11 Resolutions For The Search Marketer In 2011

    Over the course of 2010 we have seen an evolution in search vertically, with improvements in localization, personalization, and its convergence with social media. We have also seen a horizontal shift from a siloed approach to ...More

    • Hooray! We're Number Two

      It's official: in 2010, the internet categorically surpassed newspapers in advertising revenue in the U.S., which means it's second only to television among ad mediums, according to today's AdAge. While that may be bad news for ...More