SearchCap: The Day In Search, March 10, 2008

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.

From Search Engine Land:

  • Search Biz: Google Stock Hits New Low; News Corp Says No On Yahoo
    Today in Search Biz: News Corp isn’t throwing Yahoo a life preserver to fend off Microsoft. Ask loses (a small) paid search partner and gets competition for those women it now says it’s not really that focused on (sort of). Google’s stock hits a new low, but will it…
  • New Search Engine Land Column: Search Biz
    There’s a lot of business news in search that we think is important for both searchers and search marketers to know about. But we don’t want all the search business news to drown out other things we post on Search Engine Land or get lost in headlines as part…
  • Keyword Intent: Tidy Campaigns Avoid the ‘Dump and Chase’
    Another bundle of advertising flyers just landed on my front porch, only to go straight into the recycle bin. Although I merely dream of the distant day when such lazy and wasteful advertising methods will be punishable by death or a day spent shopping with Paula Abdul, I hold…
  • Search Month: Feburary 2008 Search News, In Review
    Search Month is a monthly newsletter that recaps stories covered on Search Engine Land over the past month. It’s also available by feed here. Below, news about Search Engine Land itself, then our 10 most popular stories from February 2008, then a major story for various search topics along with…
  • February 2008: Search Engine Land’s Most Popular Stories
    Below are Search Engine Land’s 10 most popular stories from Feburary 2008:…
  • Google Pitches Media Buying “Dashboard” To Skeptical Ad Agencies
    Many people think that Google is a search engine. That’s true, but it’s only part of a much larger story that Google is developing. Indeed, the company increasingly sees itself as a diversified media buying platform. Already print newspaper ad buying, radio and TV are integrated, to varying degrees, into…
  • Search Engine Billionaires & Yahoo’s Decker Boosts Her Salary
    Forbes is out with the latest billionaires list, and Google executives are well represented. Plus Yahoo president Susan Decker saw a 63-percent increase in her salary, with a 29-percent bonus increase from last year….

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About The Author: is Search Engine Land's News Editor and owns RustyBrick, a NY based web consulting firm. He also runs Search Engine Roundtable, a popular search blog on very advanced SEM topics. Barry's personal blog is named Cartoon Barry and he can be followed on Twitter here. For more background information on Barry, see his full bio over here.

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