Friday, June 23, 2006

Google gives away the number one position

Google Co-op gives away the highest PPC listing for free. Advertisers pay several dollars for that top placement, but now the subscribed links program allows users to publish anything they want regardless of the search query. Is the search giant crazy, or do they have a winning strategy?

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David Rodecker said...

Google has modified the program to display the result in the fourth position:
Subscribed Links FAQ

David Rodecker said...

Wonder if that was a hat draw or dart-board. Perhaps the Subscribed Links Engineers lost a few rounds in rock-paper-scissors.

Whatever it is, that is not very Google-esk and really questions the viability of entire program.