Whoah…According to this item on AdJab, AOL has “clarified” an earlier statement it made regarding its estimates for ad revenue this year. Still, rather than planning to exceed industry growth, they now say all they’ll do is meet growth. Not bad considering current industry estimates predict that online ad rev will grow 20-25% in 2005!
BlogPulse has posted a fascinating study examining the effects of the blogosphere on the mainstream media during the 2004 Presidential election.
This is one of the coolest outdoor ads I’ve seen in a long, long time.
Editor and Publisher reports that online ad revenue jumped last year. Things should look even better this year.
As usual, there’s tons of great stuff over at Micropersuasion (is that the laziest post intro ever?), including this long, descriptive post about Yahoo’s new 360 mega-social networking service. Apparently, 360 will combo blogs, profiles, photos, and more into one uber-service, which goes public March 29th. Related item: as part of yesterday’s Remaindered Links feed, […]
A gadget coincidence: Recently, I’ve been searching for a portable media player to replace the Toshiba SD-P1400 portable DVD/CD player I gave to my wife for Christmas. The Toshiba never worked- either the audio would cut out or the video would- and after a test run spent lugging it around in its case nearly the […]
TiVo alert: Network Landscape friend and Media Bloggers Assocation founder Robert Cox is set to appear on MSNBC’s Connected Coast to Coast tonight between 5 and 6pm EST to talk about organizing bloggers.
AdJab’s Tom Biro (subject of an NL Interview last week) is reporting that the New York Post is the latest publisher to adopt the highly unpopular “contextual” adversiting service IntelliTXT. In its extremely questionable push to mix advertising and editorial content, IntelliTXT links certain keywords in an article with related advertising that displays in a […]
Jason Kottke, one of the web’s earliest and still most influental bloggers, announced today (on his own site, of course) that he’s quit his job and is now blogging full-time. Not for a professional site, mind you, or a niche site- but rather, his own personal, any-topic-goes weblog. It’s a pretty bold and exciting move […]
I am reading On Writing.