No More Cash Cow: Google’s Dominance In Advertising May Be On Shaky Ground With Amazon’s Entry

Just a little more than a decade ago, an entrepreneur named Jeff Bezos started a company called Cadabra. It quickly became rebranded as Amazon focused on Web commerce. For the past few years, though, it’s been slowly evolving to a point where it’s becoming more media-focused and today is showing signs that it’s ready to… Continue reading No More Cash Cow: Google’s Dominance In Advertising May Be On Shaky Ground With Amazon’s Entry

The Transformation of Online Advertising To Social Advertising

Recently I’ve started to delve into Facebook’s advertising platform. Initially it struck me a bit confusing as I tried to look at setting up a campaign. Normally if you were going to create a campaign, you’d focus on the keywords and your daily price on what you feel comfortable bidding on. But instead, Facebook’s ad… Continue reading The Transformation of Online Advertising To Social Advertising

The Holy Grail: Having A One-Stop Shop For Online Marketing

Last week I received a great Facebook message from Michael McCarthy and it got me thinking a bit. Essentially he’s starting his own retail business after apparently leaving Nestle USA and asked me for some insights. He was looking for some form of technology that was a “one stop marketing portal that will help manage… Continue reading The Holy Grail: Having A One-Stop Shop For Online Marketing

Search Marketing “In-A-Box” Made Possible By Yield Software

Last month’s SF New Tech event produced some good applications that have some real applicability to businesses. I’ve dabbled in online advertising and have worked with folks at Yahoo Search Marketing and other third-party vendors and also tried my hand at putting together keywords and text ads in Google AdWords, but a couple of issues… Continue reading Search Marketing “In-A-Box” Made Possible By Yield Software