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October 14, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Bing Holding Steady in September – Maybe, Kinda, Sorta
Frank Reed says:

Confusing StatisticsBing is going to be a monthly issue apparently when it comes to reporting just how good, bad or indifferent their performance has been in the previous month. What does that mean? Well, it simply means that the reporting of results of what the market share is for the Microsoft search offering is going to be all over the map and one wonders what the real performance is after all is said and done.


Jeff Schechter says: Shecky discusses losing his Face book account, Facebooks terms of service, and how to get your facebook account back.
Fake Infomercials for Fake Products v Real Brand Extensions
Rick Liebling says:

The infomercial is a pretty spoofable concept and seems to be in fashion right now. This summer, ESPN used uber-pitchman Billy Mays (recently deceased), who in essence spoofs himself in this spot:

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With the start of football season, the Bud Light Groole

A brand extension that makes sense


What To Do When Your Site Drops
Dave Davies says:

It’s happened to all of us. You wake up one morning feeling like a million bucks, you stretch and if you’re like me, you notice the eye-rolling as once again your significant other catches you with a toothbrush dangling from your mouth and a laptop or iPhone in front of you while you check rankings and emails. And then it happens – you start your browser with a search phrase already set to display

YouTube to Partner with U.K.’s Channel 4 for long-form Video? says:

clickz_ukandeu.gifYouTube is close to agreeing to a landmark deal with U.K. broadcaster Channel 4, according to a report from the Telegraph. The partnership would see Channel 4 itself selling ad inventory around its long-form content, splitting a portion of that revenue with the Google-owned video site,the Telegraph says.

A Google spokesperson told me today the firm “does not comment on speculation,” but Google and

Twitter and Spam Look to Part Ways
Frank Reed says:

Twitter iconDo you hate spam? Do you hate Twitter spam in particular? Had it with spam? Well, Twitter feels your pain. I get almost teary eyed thinking about their concern for our well being in the Twitterverse. Here’s theirblog postto let you know they are thinking of you.

Folks can now help us conquer spam by calling our attention to a profile they find questionable. Click the “Report as spam” button u

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Tinu AbayomiPaul says: If you want to get explosive results from social media, one thing you’ll have to lean heavily on is your ability to be a team player. You see, one of the top reasons why people do things for you – things like submitting your site to a social bookmarking site – is because they feel you’ve added value to their lives.
Drew Carey Ups the Ante to $1 Million in Twitter Charity Auction. Take That Cancer! You Jerk!
whatsnextblog says:

drewcareytweet.pngDrew Olanoffis kicking cancer’s sorry ass – again. Diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma, he had already raised more than $20,000 to help the Lance ArmstrongLivestrong Foundationfight cancer with his#BlameDrewsCancerTwitter campaign andBlame Cancerinitiatives.

Now Olanoff is auctioning off his Twitter name@Drewand actorDrew Careyis bidding $1 million for in the first-ever Twitter Charity Auction.

Take th


Yes, Your Company Really Does Need A Blog
Matt Tuens says:

The term has become so common that most people don’t know that “blog” is a condensed version of “weblog.” It is not a new form of communication, by any means. People have been blogging since man began painting on cave walls, really; it’s just that the tools have changed and the definitions of writing styles have evolved a bit (but just a bit). When the Internet

Ad Network Platforms vs. Demand Platforms (morning link buffet) says:

A few items ClickZ’s editors are reading:

Ad Network Platforms vs. Demand Platforms(

IPG in Talks to Merge Lowe and Deutsch(MediaWeek)

Bloomberg Wins Bidding For BusinessWeekReported sale price is $2 to $5 million. (BusinessWeek)

Triggit RebornRelaunched product automates bidding on ad exchanges. (TechCrunch)

Yahoo Loses Connected TV Leader Patrick Barry(TechCrunch)

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