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  • Search Insider Summit Buzz: Get Your Cut
    In a world where real-time is becoming the only time, I feel like a bit of a dope relaying the Search Insider Summit Buzz-o-Meter nearly two weeks after the event. ...
  • Everything I Need to Know About Dating I Learned From Google
    Today I'd like to take a spin on the lighter side in my series of lessons learned from Google. To date, we've covered marketing lessons, product development lessons, and general ...
  • Even More On: Everything I Need to Know About Business I Learned From Google
    Today we close out the chapter on business lessons learned from Google. As much as I like a good top-ten list, I couldn't whittle this one down, so here are ...
  • More On: Everything I Need to Know About Business I Learned From Google
    OK, kids. Class is back in session. Once again, we're studying business lessons learned from Google. As you'll recall, last time we covered these five Google-isms: 1. Innovate or die. ...
  • Everything I Need to Know About Business I Learned From Google
    And the beat goes on. What started off as 10 simple marketing lessons learned from Google blossomed into fiften and then twenty before seeding a full-fledged book (in-progress). From there, ...
  • Everything I Need To Know About Product Development I Learned From Google
    As loyal Search Insider readers know, I've been fleshing out marketing lessons learned from Google for three consecutive columns as a precursor to a book I'm writing -- Everything I ...
  • Even More On: Everything I Need to Know About Marketing I Learned From Google
    In my last two columns, I've offered the following 15 marketing lessons learned from Google and examples of folks applying them. More than just tidbits to maximize SEM programs, these ...
  • More On: Everything I Need to Know About Marketing I Learned From Google
    In my last column I laid out 10 lessons I learned about marketing from Google. The response from the Search Insider community was, to borrow a phrase from Gaylord Focker ...
  • Everything I Need to Know About Marketing I Learned From Google
    Last month I shared what search taught me about running a business. Today, I'd like to list 10 lessons Google taught me -- and the rest of the world, for ...
  • How I Got Into Search
    I really enjoyed Gord Hotchkiss' series of summer stories -- or, as I like to call them, fireside chats -- and was quite moved by Kaila Colbin's column about her ...
  • Ten Ways to Use Search Data Beyond SEM
    Faithful Search Insider readers will know I'm a big fan of "Top Ten" lists. In the past year, I've written no fewer than ten columns featuring Top Ten lists. Today ...
  • Ten Things Search Taught Me About Running A Business
    It's been about three months since I launched my new venture, Connectual. In thinking about the ups and downs I've experienced, it struck me how profoundly my tenure in search ...
  • The Many Flavors of Search
    There are many ways to slice and dice search query intent: Navigation vs. browsing. Entertainment vs. information. Commercial vs. non-commercial. Accordingly, there are many different types of search engines: General ...
  • Is Hunch The IPhone Of Search?
    As much as I like Bing and think that it has effectively closed the gap with Google from a user experience perspective, it's going to require drastic measures to catch ...
  • 10 Things Bing Must Do To Catch Google
    I must say, I've been having a lot of fun with Microsoft's new search, er... decision engine, Bing. From the name (see "Top 20 Bing Puns" and "Bada Bing: Will ...
  • Is Twitter To Facebook As Google Is To Yahoo?
    This analogy came to me at the recent Search Insider Summit during the Day 2 keynote conversation moderated by Gord Hotchkiss with Gian Fulgoni and Jordan Rohan. As always, these ...
  • Search Insider Summit Tweet-O-Meter
    Another spring Search Insider Summit has come and gone. As always, the weather was hot, the conversations were warm, and the emcee was cool -- so cool, in fact, that ...
  • It Ain't the Blue Links
    As Joe pointed out, a major thread of today's keynote conversation with Jordan Rohan, Gian Fulgoni and Gord Hotchkiss was around the potential for richer brand experiences in the ...
  • Browse is the new Buy
    If Flat is the new Up then Browse is certainly the new Buy. In Gian Fulgoni's keynote, he pointed out that the savings rate in the US was up ...
  • Tweet-o-meter
    In my last Search Insider column I predicted that Twitter would be the talk of the town, er... island at SIS. Less than 24 hours into the conference, I ...
  • "Insider" Job??
    Was it coincidence that summit emcee Gord Hotchkiss just-so-happened to know that it was an osprey flying into a transformer that brought Gian Fulgoni's keynote to a grinding halt ...
  • Everyone's an Insider here!
    At tonight's welcome reception for the Search Insider Summit, I was pleased to see a good mix of new and familiar faces. The beauty of this event truly is the ...
  • Which Way Will The Captiva Buzz Blow?
    Typically my first column following a Search Insider Summit recaps the top buzzwords from the show. And I usually start that column off by recapping the buzz from previous summits. ...
  • It's Time To Get Connectual
    Sometimes in the worst of times come the best of opportunities. You just have to know where to look. And when you find one of those diamonds in the rough, ...
  • What's The Point Of Search Marketing?
    In my last column, I tried to put some context around future search innovation by asking, "What's the point of search?" Cribbing from Wikipedia's definition for matching theory, I landed ...
  • What's the Point Of Search?
    I've tackled some heady questions over the years as a Search Insider -- "Why Can't Everything Be Searchable?" "Will Search Personalization Create Self-Fulfilling Prophecies?" "Should We Fear Ambient Findability?" "Is ...
  • 10 Reasons Why Clients Don't Pick the Right SEM Agencies
    In my last column, I continued the thread around fixing the client/agency RFP process by listing 10 reasons why SEM agencies don't win new biz. However, the responsibility for ill-fated ...
  • 10 Reasons Why SEM Agencies Don't Win New Biz
    I never thought this day would come, but I'm in complete agreement with Steve Baldwin for two consecutive columns. Indeed, as Steve points out, we need to move towards rationale ...
  • The REAL Problem With The Client/Agency RFP Process
    I had a notion to pick up the thread Gord Hotchkiss started about emerging applications of search but, once again, Steve Baldwin, derailed, er... inspired me. In his last column, ...
  • Global Search Integration: Yes We Can
    Obama's inauguration got me thinking about how much work the U.S. has to do to improve its standing internationally -- and all the hurdles in its way. It's not unlike ...