Yahoo! Search Marketing Blog Launched

As you can see (blogroll below) I’ve added a rare entry to the Sweet Spot blogroll for the new Yahoo Search Marketing blog. Steve Mitgang – Senior VP at Yahoo is apparantly going to steer the gig. Steve is a frequent speaker and drives Yahoo’s advertising products, and has been involved in many top brands…

Perceptions Are Everything

There are several consumer concepts that drive the success of every SEM activity I do. 1) Perceived Value. 2) Perceived Ease of Use. 3) Perceived Future Peril When a visitor searches for an item, and they see a search result or a sponsored link, they run through these concepts in a fraction of a second.…

Small Business Shipping Evolves

If you’ve bought an airline ticket in the past few years, you’ll find using this site a simple matter. RedRoller.com offers comparison shipping options for small business who aren’t married to one particular vendor. It’s slick – and may save folks thousands. Smart people and another great idea. Small Business Shipping with RedRoller Links and…

Writely – 6 months on. I still love it

I have now been using Writely for 6 months and still love it. Google Spreadsheets have become a core tool of my business for communicating tabular data to my clients. These “lightweight” apps are better than I ever expected. I am updating my Writely – A Web Word Processor document as things progress. It looks…