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  • Time To Get Long Inuvo Before It's Too Late [View article]
    Am I missing something here? This is a highly risky play on channeling search engine traffic. Look at what's happened to other stocks with identical business models. e.g locm. Readers should be aware this could fall a long way if they hit any of the same headwinds their counterparts are facing.
    Nov 24, 2014. 07:11 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • After Barely Surviving Recession, Future Finally Brightening For WPCS [View article]
    Any thoughts on a timetable for any kind of announcement of a shift to a patent play?
    Oct 18, 2013. 12:32 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • After Barely Surviving Recession, Future Finally Brightening For WPCS [View article]
    Interesting speculation from microman and the author. How do you both read today's news about the threat of Nasdaq delisting. Stock price down near 52wk lows. Do we think they will regain compliance or is this become rather more risky all of a sudden?
    Oct 10, 2013. 12:49 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • LookSmart Is As Good As Finished [View article]
    Thanks for the contribution swanson1 - nail absolutely hit on the head. Have we met?
    Mar 27, 2012. 12:14 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • LookSmart Is As Good As Finished [View article]
    Vince. It's not entirely accurate to say that the company's customers are not trustworthy or were engaging in "click fraud". Those key Looksmart customers were buying their traffic in good faith. They had a reasonable expectation that they were spending money on traffic of an acceptable quality to their upstream partner. [primarily Yahoo]. The change in the industry occurred because Microsoft got a lot better at sorting the wheat from the chaffe. i.e. they issued charge-backs to partners on the basis that a portion of Looksmart traffic was not of acceptable quality. As a network, Looksmart aggregate traffic from many different sources, so it's a huge challenge to police such a diverse ecosystem. Click fraud has been the bain of the tier2 industry for a very long time. It's very complex and can be tracked back through dozens of different hops before you get to the real culprits. In fact, it's more likely that fraud occurs on the publisher side than the advertiser side.
    Mar 22, 2012. 04:23 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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