24 05, 2013

Google’s Search Market Share Drops as Bing Passes 17%

By |2013-05-24T09:01:06-07:00May 24th, 2013|Advertising, Communications, Other, The Market|0 Comments

Google's search market share dropped slightly once again (from March’s 67.1 percent to 66.5 percent), with Bing and Yahoo slightly edging up. Microsoft's Bing saw the biggest increase with a total search market share of 17.3 percent. Don't ditch your Google AdWords campaigns for Bing yet, the headline is misleading. Google's percentage of search is [...]

9 05, 2013

Resign Yourself to a Growing Tide of Ads in Your Social Media Streams

By |2013-05-09T10:17:19-07:00May 9th, 2013|Advertising, Social Media|0 Comments

Hootsuite's Ryan Holmes has a post on LinkedIn regarding how we should resign ourselves to the increasing presence of ads in our social media streams (including self-playing video ads). Based on how effective these paid messages are, you're going to see more and more of them. "The numbers don’t lie. More and more businesses are [...]

17 04, 2013

Mad Men Worthy: 1964 VW Beetle Ad

By |2017-05-18T13:00:12-07:00April 17th, 2013|Advertising|0 Comments

Ah, for the days when a fender was $25 and a car ad could read: "So when your wife goes window-shopping in a Volkswagen, don't worry. You can conveniently replace anything she uses to stop the car. Even the brakes." Plus you could drink and smoke anywhere and make really sexist comments about that hot [...]