SearchBuzz News Briefs: London Calling
True to his word, foreign correspondent Massimo Burgio of Zunch brought back the news from SES London . While the exhibit floor was a bit empty, apparently the conference rooms were absolutely packed. And of course, there were the parties. Word has it that the place to be was actually "the Black Hat" party, where search celebrities Danny Sullivan and Chris Sherman raised beers. Evidence can be viewed here.
Search Engine Marketing Salaries - Not what you think
Terry Semel , of Yahoo joins Google chief executive Eric Schmidt , and co-founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page in an annual salary of $1. Mr. Semel's deal is good through 2008. Given the extremely tight market for search engine marketing professionals, perhaps Mr. Semel's
$56.8 million salary from last year will go towards recruiting new talent.
iProspect recently announced that more than 30 of its staff is now certified as Google Advertising Professionals . Furthermore, the firm reiterated its commitment to training by making certification an absolute must.
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