26
November
2010

Is Facebook Unstoppable?

There is an aticle today on TechCrunch that asks the 35  billion-dollar question : “Can Anything Stop The Facebook Juggernaut?” The statistics about Facebook’s dominance are staggering indeed : 500 Million users, $35 billion in valuation, $836 million in funding, accounting for nearly 25% of web traffic  and growing virally at 5% a month.  It […]

30
August
2010

The Evolution of Paid Search and Why Google Won & Yahoo/Microsoft Lost

Google’s exponential growth and emergence as a technology juggernaut has been driven by one simple but incredibly successful business model : paid search or pay per click (PPC) advertising.  Google  appears invincible today because it dominates one of the largest and most lucrative  web businesses – Online advertising via  paid search.   Google’s  version of […]

14
January
2010

15 Facts You May Not Know About the Google China Incident

After reviewing articles from many sources in the media, I have compiled a list of certain  facts and figures regarding   the recent cyber attacks  from China and the subsequent stunning announcement from Google.   Some  of these are surprisingly under-reported  in the media so you may or may not know them.  Here they are […]

13
January
2010

Google’s Stance Is Also a Warning about China

Google’s bombshell  announcement yesterday about its “new approach” to China is still reverberating across the media and the blogosphere.    Everyone is trying  to put this in perspective, assessing its impact and figuring out  Google’s true  motivations and rationale for this drastic action.   However,  most blogs and analysis focused on two important aspects of […]