SEO Blog - Internet marketing news and views  

Google buys YouTube

Written by David Harry   
Thursday, 12 October 2006 08:42

Well, we’re at it again. This time is was Google getting into the action (again). They picked up FaceBook earlier this week for a tidy $1.65 Billion. Analysts here at HuoMah, me that is, say this is a great deal to bury future profits into some losses. That’s should be just what they get in the end. Ok, Ok, I am ranting again. I can’t help it though I am going simply MAD with these recent valuations

More here;  My Last rant;

If you’ve been playing along at home I have also been leary of another BUST cycle (a-la 2000). The main reasoning has less to do with over-valuations and more to do with good old economics. There hasn’t been a recession in a generation of business folks. That’s nearly 20 years ago. While our ability to avoid them has increased, the memories burned into my soul fear it may, nay, I say must, return again some day

A Merrill Lynch has downgraded the ad outlook (   ) which is on the heels of Yahoo and others announcing reduced advertising revenues. I just keep putting the signs (housing markets cooling down, job layoffs et al), the over-valuations and can’t help but think this has go to give. Sprinkle in some international tension and it is a powder keg awaiting a spark.

Or I could merely be ranting again… we shall see.

 

Add comment


Security code
Refresh

Search the Site

SEO Training

Tools of the Trade

Banner
Banner
Banner

On Twitter

Follow me on Twitter

Site Designed by Verve Developments.