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Longstanding investor in Looksmart (and a 69 yr old ex-tradesman), who has a passionate interest in the problems of newspapers along with their success in all their monetisation attempts made, on the web. For the "times are indeed, a changin", I feel. [17th of Aug, 2011 - Print media... More
  • But wait on - There's more!!! 0 comments
    Aug 5, 2009 12:52 AM | about stocks: LOOK

    In relation to my earlier instablog today .....

    Delivered over 2.2M paid clicks per day - Looksmart's Global Marketplace

    < ......We have a long history of scalability and performance innovation on our AdCenter platform. During the second quarter, the [AdCenter] platform processed well over 1 billion search queries and delivered over 2.2 million paid clicks per day. .......... The AdCenter platform is build to scale, and importantly to operate and deliver paid click transactions both quickly and reliably at that scale.>

    The potential of increasing this outstanding figure was only announced yesterday, by an established AdCenter partner's acquisition of "Max", over here in OZ....

    Here's the story from India's SARIMUL ISLAM CHOUDHURY ....

    Ybrant Digital Acquires Australia's Max Interactive

    http://www.vccircle.com/500/news/ybrant-digital-acquires-australias-max-interactive

    The acquisition marks the entry of the Hyderabad based digital marketing solutions company into the Asia-Pacific market.

    Continuing its inorganic expansion,Ybrant Digital has acquired Australian firm Max Interactive for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition marks the entry of the Hyderabad based digital marketing solutions company into the Asia-Pacific market.

    Post this acquisition, Max Interactive will continue under the same name and become part of the Ybrant Digital Network. Dominic Elfer, Founder and and Director of Max Interactive, will take charge as Managing Director, Australia of the Ybrant Networks Division. Ybrant Digital clients include brands such as Cisco, Dell, Porsche, Renault, Ford, Sony, Nokia, British Airways, Air France, HSBC, Adidas, Pepsi, among others.

    Ybrant Digital offers digital marketing solutions to businesses, agencies and online publishers while the newly acquired company Max Interactive offers banner-based web advertising, mobile and e-mail marketing.

    [Click on "Clients" here - http://www.maxinteractive.com.au/ ]

    Two years ago Max Interactive were reported to be experiencing some very nice growth.

    http://www.bandt.com.au/articles/F1/0C03FAF1.asp

    Ybrand Digital are partners with Looksmart through it's MediosOne Global business. - "MediosOne and AD2 Networks join the LookSmart AdCenter Marketplace as Premier Partners"

    http://investor.shareholder.com/looksmart/releasedetail.cfm?ReleaseID=292216

    I've now changed my 'short term rating' (sentiment) of Looksmart,  back to a BUY incidentally.

    LOOK: At 3:57PM ET: $1.34   0.1133 (+9.21%) 

    LC
     

    Stocks: LOOK
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