Google’s dominance today is unquestionable. The word Google has become a verb. But, that has not stopped several dominant forces to work against it. Interestingly, there is no one challenger that has emerged to fight against it, however, a collective set of forces are coming at Google all at the same time. Key Observations About… Continue reading
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reCaptcha Acquisition – Leverage Squared!
I was delighted to hear about Google’s acquisition of the innovative startup reCaptcha. I wrote about the business model of reCaptcha in a previous blog post in August 2008. Here is the link. Please read the previous blog post to get the background story: Aug 16, 2008 – Doing Good Via Spam Protection: The Art… Continue reading
Can you take a guess?
Can you guess what is this image? Please don’t scroll down until you make up your mind. Give up? This was the Google Home Page on Jan 28, 2008. Here is the entire image: And, the point? Point #1: If you are Google, you can do whatever you want on your home page 🙂 Point… Continue reading
Reasons Facebook Ads don't work…
At the outset, Ads are ads – whether they are on Google or they are on Facebook. But there is a BIG difference. When people come to Google, they are “searching” for something and an “Ad” appears that matches to what people are “searching for.” In Facebook, people don’t come to search for information. They… Continue reading