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Google Charges Retailers to Appear on Shopping Site

Google Charges Retailers to Appear on Shopping Site | Transformations in Business & Law | Scoop.it

Whether you are looking to buy a power tool or neon jeans online, chances are you start your search on Google or Amazon.com. But which one?

Trying to stave off the competition from Amazon, Google has recently changed Google Shopping to require e-commerce companies to pay to be included in shopping results, so product listings are now ads. Inclusion used to be free.  Seems like a bad move to me ...

In 2009, nearly a quarter of shoppers started research for an online purchase on a search engine like Google and 18 percent started on Amazon, according to a Forrester Research study. By last year, almost a third started on Amazon and just 13 percent on a search engine. Product searches on Amazon have grown 73 percent over the last year while searches on Google Shopping have been flat, according to comScore.

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Microsoft: Bing Will Be Default Search Engine on Kindle Fire HD

Microsoft: Bing Will Be Default Search Engine on Kindle Fire HD | Transformations in Business & Law | Scoop.it
Microsoft has confirmed to Mashable that Bing is the default search engine on the web browser on Amazon's Kindle Fire tablets...

The deal between the two companies came together recently. Adam Sohn, general manager of communications and influencer marketing at Bing, said the “last bits” of the deal were finalized only today. Sohn said Bing would be the “initial default” search engine on the Kindle Fire HD and new Kindle Fire tablets. He couldn’t confirm if the terms of the deal also include Amazon’s E Ink readers.

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