Google had its first $50 billion year in 2012. With its massive investments in mobile, someday it might make that much just on the little plastic and metal devices we carry in our pockets. Here's how.
"It's a way better deal than Groupon," Kim said. "Also, advertisers can track this."
"This is a huge simplification to how advertisers manage and track mobile advertising campaigns," Larry Kim, CEO of search marketing firm WordStream, told me today.
13 million times a day, a product is sold, a white paper is downloaded, some personal information is taken. In short, some exchange of value takes place -- at huge, mind-boggling scale.
Last week Google stock crashed 10%, shedding about $21 billion in market value, when its earnings were prematurely released. Google revenue was up ... but profit was down.
What’s happening to Google? The search engine that famously barely tolerated paid links has transformed into a high-powered advertising engine that, in some cases, leaves just 15 percent of page space for regular, non-paid, organic listings.
Online marketing company Wordstream …
Facebook is getting ready for what may be history’s largest initial public offering for a tech company on Friday. But is it really a good business?
Maybe not, say an increasing number of critics, who point to how Facebook ads …