paid search

  • Google Shopping’s Transition To Pay-For-Play Completes On Oct. 17

    Google Shopping’s Transition To Pay-For-Play Completes On Oct. 17

    Although it wasn’t among the services Google axed during its latest bout of “spring cleaning,” it’s definitely the end of an era for Google Shopping: starting on October 17th, the service¬†formerly known as Google Product Search will make the full transition to a Paid Listings Service here in the U.S. It’s another example of Google’s changing position on… Read More

  • WebVisible: SMBs Spent Average Of $2,201 On Search In Q1, Bing Share On The Rise

    WebVisible: SMBs Spent Average Of $2,201 On Search In Q1, Bing Share On The Rise

    According to the latest quarterly report by local online advertising company WebVisible, the average small business advertiser spent $2,201 on search advertising in Q1 2010, a 2.4 percent increase over the previous quarter and a 91 percent increase over the same period last year. Year-over-year spending was up 111 percent in Q4 2009 and 91 percent in Q3 2009. WebVisible posits that Bing saw… Read More