At long last, it seems we’ve found a case where bullish recession-impact-deniers may not have been hallucinating. We’re six months into an economic slowdown now, and search spending has so far been mostly untouched, Citi’s Mark Mahaney reports from the SMX search conference in Seattle.* This is obviously good news for Google, which continues to swallow the lion’s share:
We attended the SMX Advanced Search Conference in Seattle, WA from June 3-4. The conference was for more advanced search advertisers and Web publishers, who were looking to improve their SEO/SEM capabilities. Attendees included SEO/SEM firms, publishers, and advertisers.
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