The goal of The Internet Stock Blog is to provide better coverage of Internet stocks - both news flow and analysis - than any of the major financial web sites. My suspicion was that greater focus should lead to higher quality, and make the Internet Stock Blog a key resource for professional investors and executives in the Internet industry. With that in mind, here's a list of the last three days' articles:
Interesting timing for IACI exercise of eLong warrant
New competition for Ctrip.com and eLong
iVillage raises numbers for '05
iVillage acquires Healthology
FLWS miss points to rising PPC ad prices
1-800-flowers.com misses December quarter targets
Bezos on the movie rental business
PriceGrabber adds travel
Analyst skeptical of DoubleClick's upside
Technology Review highlights fragility of Google's competitive position
Will people buy diamond rings online?
Fred Hickey on eBay
Business Week says don't be too negative on Amazon
Most of these stories were not covered by the large financial sites, and if they were they weren't easy to track in a single place. Surely this goes to prove that tightly-focused, "category-killing" Web sites pose a threat to broader publishers?