AOL and Bing ink 10 Year Deal for Search

AOL – Powered by Bing? Google Loses Out on 10 Year Deal

The once coveted AOL 10 Year Deal that Google had secured back in 2002 (When AOL maintained a much larger percentage of the search market share) was announced Monday June 29, 2015.  This deal will increase, however slightly, the Microsoft footprint in both organic and paid listings. The deal, more strategically, will make make AppNexus […]

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That .SUCKS – $2,499 for a Domain Name?

Vox Populi of the Cayman Islands (Subsidiary of Canadian Momentous) is the gTLD owner and manager of accredited domain registrars for the Internets hottest new domain:  .sucks Major brands like Apple, Microsoft, Citigroup, Hershey and even Kevin Spacey have shelled out the $2,499 per year cost for a .sucks domain name.  .SUCKS is just one […]

IAB 2014 Ad Revenue Report

$49.5 Billion in U.S. Internet Ad Revenues in 2014

U.S. Internet Ad Revenues Reach $49.5 Billion in 2014, a 16% Increase Over 2013, Making it the Fifth Year in a Row of Double-Digit Growth for the Industry. Q4 2014 Surpasses $14 Billion, Rising 17% Over Same Time in 2013 Mobile Ad Revenues Hit $12.5 Billion in 2014, Representing a 76% Increase Year-Over-Year Digital Video Up […]

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Google Update: Rolling out the mobile-friendly update

As noted earlier this year, today’s the day we begin globally rolling out our mobile-friendly update. We’re boosting the ranking of mobile-friendly pages on mobile search results. Now searchers can more easily find high-quality and relevant results where text is readable without tapping or zooming, tap targets are spaced appropriately, and the page avoids unplayable […]

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Update from Bing on Bing/Yahoo Search Partnership

Today Microsoft and Yahoo announced that the companies amended their search partnership in a way that improves the search experience, creates value for advertisers and establishes ongoing stability for partners. Over the past five years, the search advertising market and both companies have changed dramatically and it makes sense to evolve the partnership. What is […]

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Bing and Yahoo Extend Search Deal Deadline 30 Days

Bing and Yahoo have agreed to extend the existing deal between the two Search companies another 30 days to re-negotiate its 10 year existing agreement originally crafted by CEOs no longer leading either company. The long standing arrangement began in 2015 and will extend 30 days past February 23rd 2015. “We value our partnership with […]