Hi! I'm Dane Carlson, and welcome to the Business Opportunities Weblog. I've been publishing this website, by myself, and sometimes with the help of others for over twelve years now. You'll notice two things about this site right away:
The blogosphere lit up with speculation this past weekend over a
post that supposedly appeared on the Official Google Blog that said
Google was bowing out of click-to-call. Google had entered into a
multi-year agreement with eBay in August involving text-based
advertising and “click-to-call” advertising functionality.
Google has become the exclusive text-based advertising provider for
eBay outside the United States, and eBay has a similar arrangement with
Yahoo in the United States .
WebProNews first wrote about the rumor in an article published on Saturday . And on Sunday, it revealed that while the post did appear on the Google blog, it was in fact a hoax .
John Battelle of SearchBlog.com wrote on Sunday, “Is Google Axing
Click to Call? Nope, But Whoever Runs Blog Security Might Have His Head
On The Block…” .
In dispelling the rumor, Google disclosed that the click-to-call
test “is progressing on schedule,” and Google is “pleased with the
results thus far”