SearchCap: The Day In Search, August 11, 2008

Below is what happened in search today, as reported onSearch Engine Land and from other places across the web.

From Search Engine Land:

  • Yahoo Exposes Part Of Google Search Deal Terms In SEC Document
    Both Reuters and CNET report on a Securities and Exchange Commission filing by Yahoo that contains many of the details of its paid search deal with Google. It’s a redacted version of the agreement the two companies signed. The omitted portions of the document are deemed confidential….
  • IAC Monetizes Bloglines With Display Ads
    Bloglines, a popular web-based RSS reader, announced that they have begun testing the waters of monetizing the service with display ads. If you login to the Bloglines start page, you may see an ad on the right hand side. In addition, if you conduct a search in Bloglines, you may…
  • Search Life Meets Real Life — Tell Me Your Thoughts!
    I was thrilled when I got invited to speak at Chris Pirillo’s Gnomedex event happening in Seattle this August 21-23. Gnomedex is legendary to me, and to present at it — well, wow! Plus some nervousness, which I hope this post will help with. I’m looking for some thoughts on…
  • Searching For Olympics News And Video
    The Olympics are now officially under way. One of the unofficial competitions is among the search engines and companion sites to offer scores, updates and coverage of the games. Below is a roundup of where you can keep track of the medal count and watch your favorite action online….
  • SMN Webcast on The Social Graph, Thursday
    This week’s SMN Webcast explores a highly debated topic in search today: the “social graph.” Is this the wave of search marketing’s future – or just another passing fad? Chris Sherman, Search Engine Land’s Executive Editor, will look at how much time and resources search marketers should devote to social…

Search News From Around The Web:

Applications & Portal Features

Business Issues

Local, Maps & Mobile

Link Building

Paid Search & Contextual


SEM Industry


Social Media

Video, Music & Image Search

Other Items

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