paidContent - paidContent Quick Hits: 9.01.09

This story was written by Alex Ferreyra.
»  Eric Schmidt tries to explain what Google’s strategy is. [TechCrunch]

»  Can Hulu continue to charge high CPMs when other video sites with high visibility are charging 75% less? [Businessweek]

»  Globally, the search market continues to grow fast—there were 113 billion searches in July, a 41% increase over last year. [ComScore]

»  Time, Inc.‘s “great corporate relationship has helped its magazines grow their list of Twitter followers. [MinOnline]

»  Some former Dell execs are creating their own seed firm to focus on the Austin, Texas, market, and funding it. [The Statesmen]

»  Taking a page from Amazon (NSDQ: AMZN), Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT) is creating a revenue-sharing online marketplace for brands it doesn’t carry in its stores. [WSJ]

»  Jewelry site BlueNile.com’s first major overhaul in a decade is aimed at convincing women that it’s now more upscale while not alienating its overwhelmingly male customer base. [WSJ]


By Alex Ferreyra