I’ll be at shop.org in Vegas tomorrow and throughout the week networking, talking to a few companies about some shared ideas and offering my thoughts and opinions about the industry in general. If you’d like to grab a drink, my schedule is fairly fluid, so the best way to reach me is jbuechler@gmail I’ll be checking the iPhone regularly so if you have that # you can reach me there as well.
Advertiser number for three major search engines lower in Q2, with MSN’s down nearly 20 percent. Google was down6.4 percent while Yahoo’s increased slightly .o3% . 12 month advertiser growth for Google, Yahoo, and MSN were -8.5 percent, +9.8 percent, and -6.7 percent, respectively.
ChannelAdvisor in a cost savings move, laid off/terminated 35 or so people…about 15% of its work force. This number included 4 Vice Presidents which had been terminated a few weeks ago.
I see the writing on the wall and will be exploring a number of options.