“Control your own destiny or someone else will.” Jack Welch If there’s one thing we’re not short of in London’s media hub, it’s bullshit. Plenty of it has been generated in the last few days following on from i-level’s quick but not painless death. So here’s three things I understand about what happened: The Good […]
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Google UK’s Q4 revenues in GBP
Google results came out yesterday, so here’s my usual look at the sterling version of the numbers. FX rates are taken from oanda.com as usual. Here’s the chart of the data table: Here’s the year-on-year percentage growth: And finally the quarter-on-quarter percentage growth: Perhaps the only concern is that QoQ, Q4 is only 1% up […]
Will 2010 be tough for UK SEM agencies?
How many SEM agencies in the UK have a sustainable business model? That may seem like an odd question given that search is undoubtedly the most successful advertising medium of recent years, but it would seem that the agency sector isn’t necessarily sharing in the medium’s growth. Last week saw the adminstration then MBO of […]
Google UK’s Q3 revenues in GBP
This is an update on a previous post, looking at Google’s UK revenues in GBP. Google breaks out its UK revenues due to SEC regulations, but in dollars. This makes it difficult to determine how successful they’ve been in the UK because of currency fluctuations. I make the conversions back to sterling, so here’s the […]
Google’s UK Revenues in GBP
Google’s Q2 2009 results came out last week, with the usual parade of pre-forecasting and post-analysis. I thought it would be useful to breakout the UK component of their revenues. Being a US company, Google report in US dollars, so I’ve made a rough estimate of what those revenues are in sterling. I’ve taken the […]
SEO Ad in the Metro
A Closer Look at Tradedoubler’s Search Business
Right now I’m very interested to see how search is holding up in the current financial mire (see my previous post on Google UK’s 2008 performance and Efficient Frontier’s Q4 report). Tradedoubler’s Q4 2008 financial results came out yesterday and as they are a listed company there is a fair bit of disclosure. In particular […]
Google UK Revenues Down In USD, But Up In GBP
Queen visits Google UK
First Rule of Winning Business: Turn Up
When WPP announced last year that it was acquiring 24/7 Realmedia for $649m, we were all a little surprised. Since then, there’s been plenty of speculation of how exactly WPP is going to place 24/7 within its operating group. Let’s hope the 24/7 stand at this week’s Online Marketing Show is no indicator of future […]