Weekly Roundup, February 23, 2007

By Herb

Bird’s Eye View

Emergence of Web 3.0: Content, Commerce, Community, Context , Vertical Search

Marketing

A new place to advertise: cell phones

Linking is especially good when it’s authoritative. Here’s how to chalk up those links.

Online ad spending to keep growing according to Piper Jaffray — $80 billion by 2011

The perennial question: “Advertising, Marketing, What’s the Difference?” From ClickZ

Why consumers open emails: Third Annual Email Consumer Survey

Search and RSS

If you could design the perfect search engine, what would it be? Read Kevin Lee’s wish list

Microsoft

If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em: Vista-Live joins the search category

Microsoft loses patent dispute to the tune of $1.5 billion

Wired explores the impact on the music industry

Google

Google wants everything you do to be online. Check out Google Apps.

The New York Times take

And even more from Wired

The PPC world had changed yet again, with Google’s quality score

Yahoo!

Yahoo! shows you the ropes on how to improve ad quality in a multi-part series.
Part I
Part II
Part III
Part IV

Web Design

Home page, home page, home page. Quick pointers from ClickZ

How to make subscription signup pages more effective

Around the Web

Stickiest brands, last month

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