Is Google Losing Money With Checkout?

The short answer is yes.

However losing money is part of the plan to market Checkout for the next year. Google has extended free processing for merchants till the end of 2007 in an effort to get more merchants to sign up. Even better might be the $10 off all any purchase Google will be giving to customers who pay with Checkout.
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How To Slim Your Feed List

So, you have lots of sites in your RSS reader and your blogroll goes on for several scrolls. What do you do?
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Blog Tag And The Viral Nature Of The Blogosphere

Before moving off the blog tag topic I thought it would be interesting to trace the line of bloggers that led to me along with the dates they posted to see how fast things can spread online and how viral the blogosphere can be.
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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Steven Bradley

It’s happened. I’ve been tagged by Yuri so today you get to learn 5 things about me you may not have known before. Before getting on to me though let’s give thanks to Jeff Pulver for starting this game of blog tag. Also thanks to Solo SEO for maintaining The Blog Tag Tree, which I imagine is no easy task as this game of tag spreads.
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What Do You Think Of SEO Contests?

If you remember, a couple of months back I participated in the Marketing Pilgrim SEM Scholarship contest. Earlier today Andy Beal, the man behind the Marketing Pilgrim site, emailed those of us who had entered asking for feedback about what we learned from the contest and what we thought of the contest in general.
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