The third Monday of November generally means the heat turns up for online Winter holiday shopping. How does this affect the world of Internet Marketing? Well, generally it means that a lot more activity will be done online. Are you ready for it? We sure hope so!
Internet Marketing News – 2010 11 15 2010
Google Search Ads To Get More Visual
Advertisement on Google is about to get much more visual. Google is about to unroll their new advertisement format (soon for Canada as well), which will display visual images along with the standard text ad setup for Google AdWords. A company spokesperson says that they’ve “found that people are twice as likely to click on a Product Listing Ad as they are to click on a standard text ad in the same location.”
Google Partners With NHL, Adds Real-Time Scores to Search Results
The NHL has now teamed up with Google to display Hockey Scores in real-time! By pulling data results from all the official NHL’s site, you can now find snippets featuring links to live scores, live streams, standings and even video highlights! Lastly, NHL has added an option for one to buy tickets for future games with one simple link.
This Christmas, Prepare to Get Gift Cards via Facebook
Keep an eye on your Facebook Inbox this season, as a new viral trend could end up to be a gift for you this Christmas! This year, Facebook is projected to be one of the largest traffickers of online gift cards. Major corporations like Amazon, Kmart, and even Starbucks, are allowing people to purchase themed gift cards from their company Fan Pages. Once purchased, these can be easily shared to anyone on their friends list!
Its quite interesting to see that cards now would be chosen through the world famous social networking media – Facebook than having it done through egreetings.com or bluemountain.com.
With the NHL on why would it not be a good thing to have the search come 'Real Time'? Nice Read Anthony 🙂