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Bing up by a Hair in June Search Figures

Its been nearly 2 months since the launch of Microsoft’s highly advertised and anticipated Bing, and the market share figures for the first full calendar month since its launch are in. Microsoft is likely less than thrilled. comScore released the latest search figures...

Google Search Share Drops for 3rd Month in a Row

Earlier today Nielsen Online (pdf) released the latest search share rankings. Figures are pretty much what one would expect, Google far in the lead followed by Yahoo and MSN, but this past month Google has taken another small hit. April and May of 2009 each saw Google...

StepForth Tweet Update – June 5th, 2009

So much of what I discover on a given day in the search marketing industry is via Twitter. When I find interesting and occasionally hot stories I note them on our @stepforth account and/or my @rossdunn account. Since our blog often suffers from my Twitter distractions...

Social Media Newsmakers – May 26, 2009

The following are some social media newsmakers I came across today: Digg Joins the Twitter and Facebook Party Digg jumped on the bandwagon and added the ability for visitors to easily share stories on Digg.com with Twitter and Facebook; a sign that even the...

Click Fraud Measurement Guidelines Finalized by IAB

Today the Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB) released version 1.0 of the guidelines for measuring click fraud. The guidelines were created with the aid of Yahoo, Microsoft and Google in order to ensure that all major search engines would back the finalized guidelines....