Google Blogoscoped

Wednesday, February 9, 2005

Making Money on Niche Ads

Cory Doctorow at BoingBoing writes “Michael Buffington has started a topical blog on asbestos, a subject he’s not all that interested in, because there’s a high pay-per-click fee being paid by asbestos-lawsuit lawyers via Google’s AdWords program. He finds his material through a keyword search on Google News.”

Michael says “lawyers are paying anywhere from $15-100 per click through on Google ads” at his Asbestos News blog.

WMD on Google Maps

People found all kinds of interesting locations via the new Google Maps, including Weapons of Mass Destruction... [Thanks Cow.]


Kuro5hin’s K. Paul Mallasch explains Googlejacking (302 redirects to your URL).

Google Criticized in Spirit of Paul Graham

Zach Beane criticizes the new Google Maps in a Paul Graham style parody. [Via Waxy.]

Also good from the same site: the nerd name generator (I’m Cyril, the MacOS X Magician).

Chinese New Year

Take a look at the Chinese New Year Google Doodle. Gong Xi Fa Cai! [Via InsideGoogle.]


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