Bulgaria

SEM Conference Bulgaria – 2009

For the first time a search engine marketing conference if to take place in Bulgaria. The event is named “SEO Conference 2009″ and it has every chance to become *the* web event of the year (in Bulgaria). The main purpose … Read More

Vertical Search Engines in Bulgaria

The vertical search field in Bulgaria has seen some development in the last 6-12 months and in this post I’ll try to cover the current situation and outline the future trends. Only two years ago virtually no vertical search engines … Read More

Diri.bg – New Bulgarian Search Engine

Dir.bg, one of the first and largest web portals in Bulgaria has just announced on its website the launch of a new standalone service – Diri.bg. “Diri” in Bulgarian is an old-style word for “Tarsi”(v), meaning – “Search”. This new … Read More

iGoogle in 13 new languages

13 may be a fatal number, but obviously not at Google. Announcment on the Official Google Blog says that iGoogle has been localized for 13 new languages. Users speaking – Arabic – Bulgarian – Catalian – Croatian – Icelandic – … Read More

Online advertising spending in Bulgaria up by 110% in just one year

The agency controlled online advertising market in Bulgaria grows 110% from 2005 to 2006 shows a recent study by Investor.bg. Advertisers spend 5.6 million leva (3.8 mln USD) through advertising agencies and media shops during 2005. In 2006 spending increases rapidly to 12.5 mln. leva (8.6 mln USD) and is expected to reach 20 mln. leva in 2007 (13.7 mln. USD). This implies a 60% growth in internet advertisng for 2007. … Read More

European telecoms operators threaten US search hegemony

Europe’s largest telecoms operators – with one American firm – are planning to launch a mobile phone search engine to rival Google and Yahoo. The companies concerned include Vodafone, France Telecom, Telefonica, Deutsche Telekom, Hutchison Whampoa, Telecom Italia and US firm Cingular. Combined, they have a user base of 600 million people – with some 20% in the UK expected to have broadband speed mobile phone access by the end of 2007.
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