Google has added the social sitelinks to search so that when a user makes a search, that user is shown content from friends. In a search for Twitter of YouTube for example, the results will contain links to content by a user’s friends.
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Search Engine Optimization (SEO) poses a great challenge for a lot of online businesses. You know you need it to better your search rankings, especially on Google but how do you go about making sure your web pages are effectively optimized?
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eBay released its third quarter financial numbers and thanks to the strong growth of its PayPal division, both its revenue and net income increased.
In the third-quarter of 2010, eBay made $2.238 billion in revenue, which was actually up 1% from the same quarter in 2009.
While eBay’s marketplace business generated $1.41 billion in revenue, PayPal’s revenue topped $838 million, a rise of 22%. From these numbers, analysts predict PayPal will be the company’s top revenue driver in just a few years. And with PayPal’s recent release of their photo-based check-depositing app for the iPhone, PayPal continues to innovate new ways to move towards success.
Do you think eBay would be able to financially exist without PayPal?