Politicians and outside antitrust analysts have expressed concern in recent years that Google controls too much of the online digital ad process.
The “Grow with Google” tour will offer free workshops and one-on-one coaching for job seekers, students, teachers and entrepreneurs.
The job cuts that Angie’s List officials alluded to on Tuesday are already under way at its Indianapolis operations, sources inside the company told IBJ on Thursday. The layoffs could run in the hundreds, they said.
ChaCha has moved out of its offices but is still operating. It posted a profit on $2 million in revenue last quarter, and CEO Scott Jones wants to stay in the black until someone buys the Q&A search company.
The most-searched subject in central Indiana was the late comedian, but searchers also sought advice on kissing, faxing and sleeping.
ZergNet.com, an Indianapolis-based Internet company that can claim billionaire Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban as its seed funder, has added more financial backers.
Internet reviewers aren’t always the kindest people when it comes to their opinions, which is a bit intimidating for a mom-and-pop shop. But not embracing Yelp can be outright foolish as the San Francisco-based customer-review website expands its reach in Indianapolis, business owners say.
Search-engine optimization remains part of Slingshot SEO’s name. But one of the region’s fastest-growing tech companies is abruptly shifting strategy—in part because changes by Google have undercut its core business.
Husband-and-wife entrepreneurs Randy and Angie Stocklin started Greenwood-based One Click Ventures out of their home with $20,000 in 2005. They now own a portfolio of niche retail websites, including SunglassWarehouse.com, HandbagHeaven.com and Scarves.net, which brought $5.3 million in revenue last year.
Traditional retailers are trying to connect with customers, however and whenever they want to do business.
The publication Online Media Marketing & Advertising noted that Indianapolis is home to about 70 companies in the sector.
Indianapolis-based Slingshot SEO Inc., founded by three friends from Zionsville High School, plans to expand operations in Indianapolis, adding 114 more employees by 2013, economic development executives announced Friday morning.
With $1.3 million in annual sales, Indianapolis-based Slingshot generates enough cash to fund its own growth—and turns away about half of its prospective clients, all of whom want to get their websites to pop up high on the first page of Google search results.
Health care marketers can adapt to, and even use to their advantage, the online search habits of consumers.
Understanding when and why people search for specific health-related terms is vital to attracting more
visitors (i.e. patients) to a Web site.
It’s getting so you have to use a search engine on the Internet to find a search engine. There are now dozens, perhaps hundreds,
many of them highly specialized.
ChaCha Search Inc. co-founder Brad Bostic has stepped down as president of the human-assisted Internet search company, which
is struggling to turn a profit in a dismal advertising climate, but he hasn’t left. "Brad is still engaged with the company
as a director, co-founder and consultant," said co-founder and CEO Scott Jones.