Friday, April 07, 2006

Blogger.com Captures Musings Market

Fresh from SEM | Antics Labs, the results of a minutes-long research project.

While it doesn't have the majority, at just over 6 million, Blogger certainly owns the plurality of Internet musings, coming in at just under 14% of total. In the following figure, the top portion is pulled from a site-specific search, and the bottom portion is pulled from the general Google index:

Typepad shows a rather meager 4% of total musings, with about 1.8 million total instances.

And, as always, if you can't get the musings you need from Blogger, eBay is right there to help you.

Monday, April 03, 2006

The Rocket-Science Motives behind Google Base

"We view the integration of Google Base and conventional search results as a means to drive traffic to Google Base."

--Piper Jaffray stock analyst Safa Rashtchy

Hmm... Search results as traffic driver? If only we'd thought of that.

Sunday, April 02, 2006

Finally ... Danny Sullivan's Salary Exposed

In what we figure is fair turnabout for Search Engine Watch discussing the salaries of SEMs (based on the ClickZ article of the same name), Alan Meckler decided he'd tell us exactly what Danny's bringing home:
more money than most CEOs throughout the world.
Alan's never been one to put too fine a point on it.