Why a Google future is so important to small business owners vs yellow pages ads. Search/Mobile/TV?

March 20, 2010

Google has about 65% of the internet search volume currently, followed by Yahoo! at 15% and Bing at around 9%. Print directories have declined in usage by over 50% in the last 7 years. Consider that the local search “s-curve” began in the late 1990’s. Phone books started getting impacted by internet usage before 2003. The biggest problem with the phone book business was fragmentation or too many options. It took many years for yellow pages companies to experience real competition in small business advertising. The fragmentation that impacted print yellowpages happened much sooner for the internet, and Google quickly put distance on competitors, something telco-based (or spin-off) yellow pages publishers have not been able to do. They are all the same. (Even the SuperGimmick that Superpages copied from ServiceMagic.com was too late.) They are a team of horses pulling in the opposite direction. The yellow page industry has very little direction. Day late and a buck short, if you ask me. Maybe the horses might consider getting back on the same team?

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I can now sleep at nite. Can a real car do a loop to loop?

December 5, 2009

Simply amazing feat. I have always wondered if this is possible! I remember the matchbox toys as a kid!


Kaitlyn… which one of these cars is the fastest streetcar in Dallas? Who is the fastest SEO?

October 24, 2009

I love fast cars.

I love the GM LS1 Engine Series and Platform

I even started the Group on LinkedIn.com

Kaitlyn...which one is the fastest streetcar? C5Vette.Srt-8.o... on Twitpic

My wife was stoked the day she found out her 4 DOOR 425hp Charger SRT-8 was faster than my (Mother’s former) Magnetic Red Metallic 2004 Corvette C5. Still doesn’t come close to my 2000 Pontiac Trans Am WS6. It has run a best of 6.19 @ 110 in the 8th mile at Texas Raceway in Kennedale Tx on 680rwhp. It made a best of 730rwhp on 200 shot nitrous pills at Real Performance Motorsports in Lewisville Tx. ” DFW’s Fastest Late Model Speed Shop” on nitrous and 460rwhp with an all-motor tune.  I have had the car for about 3 years now. It is a blast to drive. I have been “optimizing” it as a true enthusiast.

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Engine Modifications:

408ci LQ9 (Escalade) LS1 Iron Block

4.00 Eagle Crankshaft

LS3 / L92 Heads

RPM Custom 236/248 Camshaft

GMPP Carb Intake modified by Aaron @ IntakeElbows.com

60lb per hr Fuel Injectors

NX Gemini Nitrous Plate (200-400hp)

Driveline:

TH400 A3 GM transmission

Vigilante 3600 stall Nitrous Converter

9 inch Moser (Ford) rearend w/ 3.89 gear (full spool)

Ratchet Shifter

I will be at Texas Raceway tomorrow for the Fall Cruise. See you there!

Updated videos from the cruise….

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a few other pics I shared via twitpic-logo

Kaitlyn's favorite set of monkeybars. she is so cool. #COOLCH... on Twitpic

My Co-Pilots.....not the beer though. Go Texas Tech. Racing i... on Twitpic

Expert detail work by Cody in the Dallas Tx area... call 817-... on Twitpic

Anyone want to go for a quick little race? Outside watching k... on Twitpic

A friend of mine Jeff Swope and I came up with the branding for Webformance Inc.

A friend of mine Jeff Swope and I came up with the branding for Webformance Inc.