Posted by: Tim Moore | February 6, 2008

What’s your take on Microsoft buying Yahoo?

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Here is an interesting article from CNN.com

http://www.cnn.com/2008/TECH/02/05/microsoft.yahoo.ap/index.html

It seems that with the debt that Yahoo has accrued, a buyout is going to happen.  Microsoft is the front runner, but I would never count Google out.

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Posted by: Tim Moore | February 5, 2008

Unique Blog Design. Check them out.

These guys have some nice design themes for the ‘professional’ blogger.  What do you think?

http://www.uniqueblogdesigns.com/ExclusiveThemes/Default.aspx

Also, here is a link to their free 30-page guide containing tips and tricks from the blog experts:  http://www.uniqueblogdesigns.com/ebooks/volume1.pdf 

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Posted by: Tim Moore | February 4, 2008

Free Book! Advanced Email Marketing

There’s a big difference between knowing that email is a powerful marketing tool and proving it.

With Jim Sterne’s Advanced Email Marketing, you’ll learn savvy-yet-simple ways to measure and show the real results of your email marketing program, including ways to demonstrate to your organization that email is boosting sales, generating leads, increasing awareness, and building interest.

This is not a book of promotional fluff (there’s no commercial content, honest).

Instead, best-selling author Jim Sterne covers issues and skills critical to all email marketers, from goal setting to campaign testing to measurement and analysis. You’ll find helpful worksheets, exercises, and dozens of charts to put his principles into immediate use in your own workplace.

Lyris is pleased to offer this 115-page book FREE. To get a copy, complete the information here: http://www.sparklist.com/resources/tools/freeemailbook.html

I got mine.  (They sell on Amazon.com new for $19.95.)  http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0974439304/

Posted by: Tim Moore | February 4, 2008

Have you stumbled on StumbleUpon yet?

Anyone been using this?  Looks like a nice tool, integrates with IE and Firefox:

Screenshot of ToolbarThe Wall Street Journal

“Next time you want to wander the Web, forget about Googling it. Stumble it.”

“StumbleUpon is a brilliant downloadable toolbar that beds into your browser and gives you the chance to surf through thousands of excellent pages that have been stumbled upon by other web-users”

BBC World 

Check it out: http://www.stumbleupon.com/

Posted by: Tim Moore | February 3, 2008

Try Spyfu for Competitors Keywords and Adwords

 

Anyone used this much?  http://www.spyfu.com/

SpyFu lets you see which keywords your competitors are buying and which ones they optimize their site for. Once you understand the competition, you can beat them at their own game or your can exploit their weaknesses.

Posted by: Tim Moore | February 3, 2008

Microsoft to buy Yahoo!

The world’s top software company could boost its online presence dramatically if Yahoo accepts a
$44.6 billion bid to be purchased. Will this help Microsoft finally get a stronghold in the search market?

Microsoft has offered Yahoo shareholders a 62 percent premium on their shares to sell the company.

Yahoo’s latest disappointing earnings announcement helped to depress the stock price, making it a renewed target for a takeover.

“We have great respect for Yahoo!, and together we can offer an increasingly exciting set of solutions for consumers, publishers and advertisers while becoming better positioned to compete in the online services market,” Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said in a statement.

With online advertising projected to grow to $80 billion by 2010, Microsoft can grab a larger slice of that pie if it can pull in Yahoo, which ranks as the world’s heaviest trafficked web property.

» Read Google’s response: “Google Weighs In On Microhoo: It May Be Evil” http://blog.searchenginewatch.com/blog/080203-171831

CNET’s report: http://video.techrepublic.com.com/2434-13789_11-167680.html

What do you think?  The iPhone is cool, but the device is still expensive and the apps are few?

Posted by: Tim Moore | January 29, 2008

Why Does Internet Marketing Still Get Overlooked?

In honor of all us working hard in this field (sob, sob, :-),  I have created this blog for internet marketing tools, lists, links, news, but more importantly and area for us to talk about real subjects and have a little fun too. If you have any tools or ideas you would like to see reviewed or a type of tool list you’d like to see added, please drop me a line. 

In the meantime, this is funny: http://www.stuntdubl.com/2006/03/24/seos-and-lawyers-its-a-joke/

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