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64% of Holiday Shopping Still Left to Be Done

Who said that past the Cyber Monday week there’s not much to fish for in the pond of holiday-oriented consumers? Yesterday Google Retail Blog has published some staggering data: as of Sunday, December 6 2009, 64% of holiday purchases are yet left to be done. Apparently, compared to the week …

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Brick and Mortar Businesses Must Monitor Online Space

When you search Google for a doctor, plumber, restaurant or any other business listing in a particular geographical location, besides a list of matches (conveniently marked in the map of the location) with their website and phone number listed, you can also read independent reviews on these businesses: Some of …

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Google Suggest Now Helps Prevent Trademark Poaching

…at least to a degree (and this is good to see). Back in May of this year when Google Suggest got links to the main/official websites added to the lists of suggested search phrases, I am pretty positive they did not have affiliate marketing in mind. The feature was certainly …

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New Google Trademark Policy – Affiliate Marketing Implications

On May 14, Google announced an adjustment to their “trademark policy in the U.S.” which has been changed “to allow some ads to use trademarks in the ad text.” The reasoning behind loosening up on trademarks was reported in light of aiming “to improve ad quality and user experience.” Just …

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