Recent Posts by Chris Schweppe

Within 1 1/12 to 3 Years, There Will Be More Mobile Internet Users Than Computer Internet Users

T-Mobile and MetroPCS completed their merger today to become the 4th largest cell phone company in the country. But the numbers that really stood out to me are the following: -AT&T has 105 million subscribers, Verizon 99 million, Sprint 54 million and T-Mobile / MetroPCS has 43 million. That makes 301 wireless accounts in the US, not...
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Does Display Advertising Work For Small Businesses?

Display advertising is very different than advertising on a search engine like Google. All the big websites like espn.com or foxnews.com have display advertising or picture ads on the website. For right now, I don't believe display advertising works for small businesses. And on the whole, display advertising should be a lot more effective right now than...
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Yellow Pages Is Moving Away From Advertising Local Business, Starting to Target Nationwide Business

The people that run the different yellow pages companies are not stupid. They know their business model is dying and going obsolete. So it looks like they're starting to do something about it. Mike Blumenthal had some interesting stats today showing that the print, local yellow pages book is starting to have more big, nationwide...
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People Who Say They Can Get You On The 1st Page Of Google Guaranteed With SEO Are Lying

Search Engine Optimization is The New Pyramid Scheme. I am so sick and tired of search engine optimization. Mostly because I'm sick of clients coming to me saying that someone solicited their business and told them all these wonderful tales that if they do x, y, and z, they'll be on the first page of Google...
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