iPad 2: Chitika Has An Ad For That

Tablets are not smartphones. Then again, they're not home computers, either, and their share of Internet usage is projected to be nearly 4% of all Internet traffic by the end of 2011. Fortunately, we at Chitika already have the solution for web publishers: specialized ads designed specifically for iPad, iPad 2 and Android tablets. Chitika…

Chitika Mobile Ads Finalists for DPAC Award

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Big news from the awards front, our recently-launched Chitika Mobile Ads are one of three finalists to win the annual DPAC award for Best Mobile Advertising Network Innovation.  The winner will be announced on Deceber 9th at the DPAC Awards ceremony in New York.  Fingers crossed! We'd like to thank the Academy... and all of…

Tips On Working for Start-Ups (and We’re Hiring)

Recently, our corporate recruiter Margaret Hartwig was featured in a Mashable story about recruiting for startups.  Since we're hiring, I thought it might be a good idea to run through a few things that we - like other creative, flexible tech firms - tend to look for in a candidate. Willingness to fail. If you're…

Chitika At Ad:Tech – Come See The Giant Mobile Display

Hey all, we're going to be at Ad:Tech in New York City this week debuting the mobile ad unit.  If you want to come by, meet the crew, and maybe have a chance to win something awesome, we'll be at Booth 1607.  Look for the massive smartphones.  Yeah, nothing quite like a five-foot-tall iPhone and…

Come To SMX East, See Research Director Daniel Ruby

Starting Monday October 4th is a huge event in the world of search, Search Marketing Expo East (SMX). Taking place from the 4th through the 6th, SMX East features 60 sessions on search engine marketing topics, with top experts from the industry. This year, I have the privilege of being one of the experts -…

Chitika Study: Bing Struggling To Win Even IE Users

The power of bundled software can be an amazing thing – all three major operating systems have a bundled Internet browser, each of which has 73% of their OS's Internet usage (based on a sample of 163 million US/Canada impressions across the Chitika network in early August). But Bing, the decision engine Microsoft bundles with…

Chitika Study: Open Source Users Love Google, Hate Microsoft

With the upswing in the number of Linux boxes (thank you netbooks and Dell) and as much interest we have in the search engine market, we at Chitika thought we'd take a look at the search habits of our open-source friends. We compared the OS and search engine data for 163,211,927 searches – a sample…