Echo: Time for a New Comment System

I’ve been on the fence with comment systems for a while.  The list is numerous: Sezwho, Intense Debate, Disqus, Chat Catcher (well that’s just part of WordPress I suppose),  Haloscan (for the old schoolers) and many more. Today, I’ve decided on Echo...

Real Time Search Meets Real Time PPC

For years one has been able to select keywords and have an ad live within mere minutes.  It is what fueled the search marketer’s obsession within instant gratification, knowing that one can start a test and take a lunch break, often to return to the results...

StumbleUpon Releases New Topics: Facebook and More

(image credit: xyzzy) What a year it has been for StumbleUpon. First, having it break away from eBay (who’s been on a divestiture streak as it is, also recently spinning off Skype) and be repurchased by the original founders seems to be paying off.  Since then,...

Shopping Engine Best Practices

OK.  We’re past Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday.  I told you what to expect during the holidays with PPC accounts, and now we’re talking shopping channels.  These are where some people go when they know exactly what they want and they’re...