Sometimes it’s a taboo subject, but advertising in every medium seems to do well when incorporated with sexual themes or imagery.
Sometimes it’s a taboo subject, but advertising in every medium seems to do well when incorporated with sexual themes or imagery. Adrants has done a swell job of reporting on some of the largest ad campaigns that blend sex with an ad message, and today they posted the top 30 sex – ad stories of the year…
Adrants Ã‚Â» Top Ten Thirty Adrants 2005 Sex-In-Advertising Stories
So here, in no particular order, are the top sex-related advertising stories of 2005 for your multiple pleasures.
now they have a new software suite that will convert video on your PC into the ipod video format for your portable video playe
Hauppauge has been working in the computer video arena for some time, with good hardware for getting video onto your computer, now they have a new software suite that will convert video on your PC into the ipod video format for your portable video player… This may be a decent alternative to using Quicktime Pro for videocast creation…
Podcasting News: New Software Records Video for iPods, PSPs
Google Search blog: Google Newspaper Ads Go Into Beta
Google is moving into placing ads in newspapers, starting with one Chicago newspaper. The Google Publication Ads login page is live. This isn’t just a repurposing of AdSense/AdWords for print publications, it’s a whole new service that allows advertisers to use Google to buy print ad space.
An article in newsweek, that should at least get more people in the bigger companies to realise the need for, and some of the differences in search engine optimization. We believe that more detail into the short term versus long term search engine strategy. I found it interesting that they mentioned some large companies hire SEO as inhouse full time employees, and many do this as a way to keep negative press, blog comments, etc, from showing up in search results common to the company in question.
Hotwiring Your Search Engine – Newsweek Technology – MSNBC.com
reports that the links on the very top of a search-results pageÃ¢â‚¬â€what users see without scrolling downÃ¢â‚¬â€capture 70 percent of all users’ mouseclicks. That’s why the SEO profession has taken off, from a few hundred practitioners in the mid-’90s to thousands today, with many of them working inside big firms like Intel and IBM. “Having an SEO either in-house or as a consult-ant is now considered a necessity,”
Search engines like google, Yahoo and MSN have a conflicted relationship with SEOs. They deplore the so-called black-hat SEOs who use unsavory techniques, like spamming the Web with dummy pages full of links, in an effort to make their sites appear popular. But they are increasingly tolerant of ethical or “white hat” SEOs
There has been much talk lately about the search engines changing the method they use to rank pages for various searches, and with this, it will be much for difficult to know how, or who can place good results in the engnines next month, next quarter, or next year.
A statement from Amanda Watlington at the Search Engnine Roundtable in Chicago, more proof that RSS, podcasting, videologging, videocasting, and of course regularly updated content is the next big thing. (as reported by Phoenix.)
RSS, Blogs, and Search Marketing – Join The RSS Revolution!
The next horizon is going to be RSS advertising. She says watch out for it. Why RSS advertising? RSS advertising can outperform email advertising, by as much as 26%. There is a storage of online ad inventory is creating interest in new resources. RSS advertising is complex and compelling.
Official Google Blog: A cure for the common inbox
I think this is following the Yahoo additions to thier email system, but is a sneaky way to get adsense ads delivered to everyone’s inbox, well outside the box really. Some will see this as google soam, some will see it as relevant supplemental info”, some will see it as a privacy issue and add it to the anti-google crusade, marketers will see it as an opportunity to get thier message out in more places, corporations will scramble to check up on what people are clicking in thier Gmail boxes, and google may have come up with a way to get ads in a space without tramlping on the page space too much, since they say:
Gmail tips and relevant text ads appear from time to time as well.
Time will tell if people are annoyed by the text ads in Gmail and choose another email service, or if google has struck the right balance of content vs ads vs usability… time will tell.