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Jill Kocher on June 21st, 2011

I don’t understand how the press on Google’s recently launched “Me on the Web” tool classifies this feature as a reputation management tool. “Me on the Web” is basically an FAQ, a repackaging of pre-existing information and tools that Google hosts in it’s Account Help section and links to from users’ account dashboard. Regardless, this […]

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Jill Kocher on June 14th, 2011

First IAC’s Ask.com acquired Sendori in 2009, and now Ask Sponsored Listings has been merged with Sendori. This comes from the Ask account rep team: Ask Sponsored Listings is now Sendori! Ask Sponsored Listings has merged with Sendori, Inc., an operating business of IAC. Sendori is an innovator in web navigation with a rapidly growing global audience. […]

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Jill Kocher on May 19th, 2011

I have a love/less-love relationship with algorithms. Yes, you choose what content to consume, but algorithms choose the pool you get to choose from. Mostly I love algorithms — professionally they’re the reason I’m employed, and personally they help me weed through the overwhelming amount of information that floods my life. But I do often wonder and occasionally worry about what […]

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Jill Kocher on September 21st, 2010

Google AdWords quietly updated its Keyword Tool on Sept. 7, resulting a dizzying drop of up to 95% in search counts for some phrases. For those who rely heavily on the keyword tool to predict potential SEO performance increases or to identify phrases to optimize for, this update will come as a heavy blow. Details […]

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Netconcepts is officially Covario. As of 7 a.m. CST today, my fellow Netconcepts search geeks and I are now Covarians. We’ve been acquired by Covario Inc., the leader in enterprise class search advertising software and services, headquartered in San Diego, CA. “With the acquisition of Netconcepts and the GravityStream technology, Covario is bringing a unique […]

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