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MySpace SelfServe Ads

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Tuesday November 6, 2007 )

Hard/hot on the heels of FaceBook, MySpace has announced it’s own self-serve advertising network – and you’ll only need 10 bucks to start an account. (more…)


MySpace using link redirects

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Wednesday April 25, 2007 )

Announced just a few hours ago, MySpace states it is implementing redirects on links that users add to the social network. (more…)


MySpace ecommerce soon?

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Thursday February 8, 2007 )

MySpace users might get a chance to experience the thrill of ecommerce very soon via the social network. MySpace ecommerce features could also be a boon for small business owners who have a MySpace profile. (more…)


MySpace gone Google

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Sunday December 3, 2006 )

In the last 24 hours or so, the search box on MySpace has begun displaying the Google logo and searches are returning Google results. (more…)


A closer look at MySpace

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Saturday August 26, 2006 )

There’s a lengthy but very interesting article about MySpace that’s just been published on CNN Money.

The article examines MySpace’s beginnings, delves more into the people behind the mega-site (Tom Anderson and Chris DeWolfe), the reasons for its stellar growth, revenue and investment data, plus an insight into where MySpace is heading over the next year or so. (more…)


MySpace goes Google

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Tuesday August 8, 2006 )

Like we never knew it would happen :).

In a blow for Yahoo, Google has inked a deal with MySpace said to be worth a minimum $900 million to provide search results for the social networking giant… and of course, the accompanying AdWords advertising. (more…)


Marketing via MySpace

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Thursday July 13, 2006 )

MySpace has eclipsed Yahoo as the most popular single site, accounting for just under 4.5 percent of all U.S. Internet visits during the first week of July, according to HitWise.

It’s been interesting watching the MySpace member counter tick over since the time I signed up a few months ago. It’s been like watching slot machine reels spinning at times. So, the big question: Have I found having a MySpace profile beneficial? (more…)


MySpace Pt. 5 – tracking sequel

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Friday June 2, 2006 )

The MySpace Profile Tracker issue continues to stir up all sorts of reactions, from those who fruitlessly seek such an application, to striking fear in the hearts of those who feel they may be tracked. (more…)


Profile tracking – MySpace Pt.4

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Saturday May 13, 2006 )

The mystery has been solved. As mentioned in my last post on MySpace, I’ve been seeing a stack of referrals to this blog resulting from search engine queries on the term: (more…)


MySpace Pt.3 – layout generators

Posted by Michael Bloch in web development (Wednesday May 10, 2006 )

According to Alexa, MySpace is currently the 6th most popular site in the world – the five before it are Yahoo!, Google, MSN, Baidu.com and Yahoo! Japan. That’s pretty distinguished company to be keeping.

Although I’ve only published a (more…)