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  • For Whom The Bell Knols
    By far the funniest thing I read all week was the opening paragraph to Rob Hof's article at BusinessWeek.com about Google's Knol: "Funny how people always want to declare whatever ...
  • People: At Heart Of Next Search Evolution
    rom personalized search to the social graph, the relentless trend of search is toward understanding the people who are at its core. While focusing on people might seem an obvious ...
  • Search And The Moral Imperative
    Large corporations continue to compile ever-larger databases of our personal information. China's irresistible economic pull causes organizations and governments to tactfully overlook moral objections. Facebook tells my friends if I ...
  • The Road To Heaven
    Microsoft is the latest to take a stab at deciphering intent, outlining updates to Live Search in a pair of well-titled blog posts: "Do What I Mean, Not What I ...
  • It's Not The Features, Stupid; It's The Escape Velocity!
    On Tuesday, the BBC reported that Yahoo and Microsoft are adding new features as part of their ongoing attempts to convince the world that they are serious contenders to ...
  • When Search Turns Cannibal
    A couple of months ago, I participated in a 3-part series aimed at defining a search engine. In my contribution, I made the claim that a Web service that doesn't ...
  • Online And Offline Messages Need To Work Together
    Yesterday on Marketing Pilgrim, Paul Bennett described an Online Search Behaviour Study that found that 67% of searchers were driven by offline channels, and 39% of those will go on ...
  • The Shifting Sands Of Search
    On Tuesday, InfoWorld published a piece by Ephraim Schwartz called "The Demise of Google." His basic premise? Verticals, with the capability of going into much greater depth on a given ...
  • Service-Oriented Advertising Gets Attention
    If advertisers deliver value through the ads, then consumers have a motivation to pay attention. The trick is to make sure the giveaway is intricately linked to the product or ...
  • Want Passive Revenue? Give Your Product Away.
    Passive revenue. Subscription models. Automatic renewal. All words that fill entrepreneurs and VCs with happiness. If you can pull it off, you'll be kicking back on a beach in Fiji ...