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Wednesday, June 25, 2003

MarketingFix: Andy Bourland Buys MarketingFix, Adventive; Launches Up2Speed - I must admit. When I read things like this i miss my days focused purely on marketing (as opposed to the supply chain ebusiness work I'm doing now). It'll be interesting to see how this plays out.

Friday, June 20, 2003

ClickZ: Does Google's AdSense Make Sense? - A counter opinion on the prospects of Google's new ad program. She raises some good points.

Wednesday, June 18, 2003

Reuters: Google Expands Content-Based Internet Ad Services - Learn more here: Google AdSense.

Sunday, June 08, 2003

Business 2.0: Putting Online Ads in Context - I would have to agree with Scott Moore, who oversees MSN.com and Slate for Microsoft: "It's potentially revoluationary." So what is it? Contextual advertising: the auto-placement of commercial links adjacent to relevant content. Why is it so big? Everyone wins. Companies like Google and Overture provide the technology, advertisers get better click-throughs thanks to more relevant placements of their ads, and of course, publishers find a way to fund the production of their content (something which has been hard to do in the past).