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It makes one begin to question whether being the self-appointed ‘leader in the pay-per-click search space’ makes one the leader of anything at all. As one Yahoo! Finance message board wag pointed out not too long ago, selling clicks is a bit like selling sunshine.

Andrew Goodman, 10/17/2001, Overture Makes Graceful Exit from “Search Engine” Business

(An odd entry, I know, but I’ve been immersing myself in research about search engines and online advertising in preparation for an interview, and that’s probably the most entertaining bit I’ve read.)

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