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  • / Technology

    Google tests putting images into search ads and new pricing

    Google’s new Product Listing Ads program is being tested by several online retailers as a new way to get paid search ads featuring product images in Google.com search results. Retailers are charged only when they make a sale, not on each click.

    Posted 11/12/2009Zak StamborPost a comment

    Google’s new Product Listing Ads program is being tested by several online retailers as a new way to get paid search ads featuring product images in Google.com search results. Retailers are charged only when they make a sale, not on each click.
  • Office Depot adds Google to its list of business products

    In addition to papers, pens and personal computers, OfficeDepot.com is now offering its business customers Google marketing and business tools including Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Docs and the ability to create free online business listings that appear in Google search results.

    Posted 05/30/2008Internet RetailerPost a comment

    In addition to papers, pens and personal computers, OfficeDepot.com is now offering its business customers Google marketing and business tools including Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Docs and the ability to create free online business listings that appear in Google search results.
  • / Marketing

    New Google site search feature raises concerns among retailers

    Google’s Search Within a Site enables searchers to conduct site searches from a Google results page. Some retailers, however, fear that competitors’ ads on site search results pages could mean lost traffic and sales.

    Posted 03/25/2008Katie EvansPost a comment

    Google’s Search Within a Site enables searchers to conduct site searches from a Google results page. Some retailers, however, fear that competitors’ ads on site search results pages could mean lost traffic and sales.
  • Retailer gives up trademark suit against Google

    American Blind & Wallpaper Factory Inc. has ended its legal fight against Google Inc.’s practice of allowing competitors to buy American Blind trademarks as keywords to trigger ads on Internet search results pages. Google has so far prevailed in all lawsuits filed against it.

    Posted 09/27/2007Internet RetailerPost a comment

    American Blind & Wallpaper Factory Inc. has ended its legal fight against Google Inc.’s practice of allowing competitors to buy American Blind trademarks as keywords to trigger ads on Internet search results pages. Google has so far prevailed in all lawsuits filed against it.
  • Google’s Q2 revenue jumps 58%, while hiring spree cuts profits

    Revenue from Google-owned sites went up 74% compared to last year’s second quarter while AdSense revenue grew 35%. But net income fell as the search engine leader hired employees at a faster-than-expected rate.

    Posted 07/20/2007Don DavisPost a comment

    Revenue from Google-owned sites went up 74% compared to last year’s second quarter while AdSense revenue grew 35%. But net income fell as the search engine leader hired employees at a faster-than-expected rate.
  • / Press Release

    Google Expands Print Advertising Program

    Program makes newspaper print advertising available to hundreds of thousands of Google advertisers creating new revenue opportunities for publishers MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (July 18, 2007) - Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) today announced the expansion of the size and the scope of its Google Print Ads™ advertising initiative. The program started in November 2006 with a test that included 50 newspapers and a small group of advertisers. Since then the program...

    Posted 07/20/2007

    Program makes newspaper print advertising available to hundreds of thousands of Google advertisers creating new revenue opportunities for publishers MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (July 18, 2007) - Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) today announced the expansion of the size and the scope of its Google Print Ads™…
  • / Technology

    Google introduces low-cost site search service

    For as little as $100 a year, Google will provide site search in a new offering targeting small businesses, including retailers. The site search box can be customized and the ads Google serves up can be blocked.

    Posted 07/17/2007Don DavisPost a comment

    For as little as $100 a year, Google will provide site search in a new offering targeting small businesses, including retailers. The site search box can be customized and the ads Google serves up can be blocked.
  • / Technology

    Judge allows suit against Google to proceed

    A United States District Court judge in New York has ordered that a trademark infringement suit brought against Google by American Blind & Wallpaper Factory Inc. can proceed.

    Posted 04/20/2007Kurt PetersPost a comment

    A United States District Court judge in New York has ordered that a trademark infringement suit brought against Google by American Blind & Wallpaper Factory Inc. can proceed.
  • / Technology

    Google Checkout extends free transaction processing through year-end 2007

    Google Checkout has extended through 2007 an offer to process all Google Checkout sales for free, regardless of whether merchants use Google’s AdWords. Google originally scheduled the promotion to run between Nov. 8 and Dec. 31.

    Posted 12/06/2006Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Google Checkout has extended through 2007 an offer to process all Google Checkout sales for free, regardless of whether merchants use Google’s AdWords. Google originally scheduled the promotion to run between Nov. 8 and Dec. 31.
  • / Technology

    Satisfaction and loyalty high among Google users; risk remains, S&P says

    83% of those surveyed by S&P are “extremely pleased” with their search engine of choice, and for 48%, that’s Google. But to stay at the top, Google must keep improving results relevancy--63% of users say they’d switch if a better service came along.

    Posted 06/08/2004Kurt PetersPost a comment

    83% of those surveyed by S&P are “extremely pleased” with their search engine of choice, and for 48%, that’s Google. But to stay at the top, Google must keep improving results relevancy--63% of users say they’d switch if a better service came along.

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