Category: Bing
Top 10 Searches of 2012 & What They Says About Us
Search engines are the largest focus group in the world. When we analyze search data, we see what is truly on the minds of people all across America—no hiding, everything is exposed. People perform searches for what is really on their minds—from buying gifts for friends, to finding an old flame from high school. Keywords expose what a person is really thinking and what they really care ... read more
How Search Engines Work
This video provide a great, yet simple explanation of how search engines work: read more
Google's Competing Products Opens Door for Microsoft
In February 2006, I stipulated that Google was on the verge of becoming the next Yahoo. I did not mean it as a complement. This analysis came about as I was (again) watching Yahoo's product line fracture. Yahoo had a strange history of creating competing products. It was either a case of one part of a large company not aware of what another part of a large company was doing, or there was no ... read more
The Enemy of My Enemy is My Friend
Yahoo! and Microsoft... Microsoft and Yahoo!. Together at last. Despite what they may say about increasing innovation and the operating income of each company, this deal is about one thing: Google. The basic terms of the deal include Microsoft running the search engine portion, in essence, making Yahoo! search an extension of Bing. Yahoo will run the ad platform. This makes perfect sense, as ... read more