Digital Envoy Inc., v. Google Inc.,

Filing 295

Attachment 5
Declaration of Robert J. Waddell in Support of 294 Memorandum in Opposition, filed byDigital Envoy,Inc.,. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A# 2 Errata B# 3 Exhibit C# 4 Errata D# 5 Exhibit E# 6 Exhibit F# 7 Exhibit G# 8 Exhibit H# 9 Exhibit I# 10 Exhibit J# 11 Exhibit K# 12 Exhibit L# 13 Exhibit M# 14 Exhibit N)(Related document(s)294) (Blackman, Brian) (Filed on 9/1/2005)

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Case 5:04-cv-01497-RS Document 295-6 Filed 09/01/2005 Page 1 of 4 EXHIBIT E F = N t 9 Case 5:04-cv-01497-RS Google Beta Tests Regional AdWords Targeting Document 295-6 Filedp 09/01/2005intemet.com/new's/article .php/309843 1 Page 2 of 4 htt ://siliconvalley . Regional News : Boston I D .1 New York I Silicon Valley More Tech k e s Newslin: .C ` ``:E Nf ~ I search News mmm i nternetnews .com s iliconvailey .internet.com New s REE IC Nanometer Technical Papers *M* Click Here *-* Internet .cog s SIl c+Dnvalle . 'merri et .com. October 24, 2003 Google Beta Tests Regional AdWords Targetin g By Pamela Parker and Susan Kuchinskas Search giant Google is testing a feature for its AdWords program that would allow marketers to target their ads regionally, so they appear only when users in certain 'The Pain in the Endpoints areas perform searches . ' BMC Buys to Boost Service Desk Software The feature is designed to ' GAO : Feds Not Protecting Citizen Privac y make Google more attractive ' Zotob Writer Had Buser Summer for local and regional ' Katrina's Path Wends Through We b adve rt isers . Previously, a Boston-area attorney who bought the keyword "lawyer" W would have to compete with 'Cisco Leads Router Race all of the other lawyers in the ' Tech Paychecks Di p nation who bid on the same ' MSN Feels 'Virtual Earth' Move word . Alternatively, he could * PDA Market Up And Down (Again) buy keywords like "Boston ' Novell Claims Linux Lead in Chin a lawyer" and hope that a searcher typed in the city name . "It's going to be a big boon to advertisers who are trying to target certain markets and could only do it by keywords," said Danny Sullivan, editor of Search EngineWatch .com, which shares a parent company with this publication . Local search has long been a hot topic for companies providing paid search . Google competitor Overture, a division of Yahool(Quote, Chart), has been testing local search, and is expected to release a product within the next couple ; of months . Google itself last month released "Search By Location" in its Go ogle Labs area, which allows users to segment their searches by location, including addres s Extracua , and, i Isps October W-20, Clara I Convenltio n Centel 1 of 3 /1/2005 1 :34 PM w a W C F . o p 9 Case 5:04-cv-01497-RS Google Beta Tests Regional AdWords Targeting Be a Commerce Partner Trade Show Items ranchise Directory eb hosting company Best D igital Camera Desktop Computers Lotto Design Document 295-6 Filedp 09/01/2005intemet.com/3eof/article .php/309843 1 Page n ts 4 htt ://siliconvalley . or zip code . Google's new AdWords feature lets marketers target by Designated Market Areas (DMAs), Nielsen Media Research's method of determining the geographic scope f markets based on broadcast television stations' reach . There are currently 210 DMAs in the United States . Regional targeting options appear as part of the campaign management interface . "It's an incredibly powerful tool for local and regional advertisers," says Kevin Lee, CEO of search marketing agency D id-it .co m . "It also could be used by national advertisers looking to message locally, speaking differently to different audiences . " What ads searchers get at Google is determined by their IP address, which i s mapped to the appropriate DMA . Google hasn't said whether it's developed the technology to map IP addresses to DMAs by itself or is using a partner, but most approaching the issue use a combination of methods, looking at the ISP or company assigned the IP, the network delay, and routes for Internet traffic . It isn't a foolproof system . "I know for a fact from living abroad that sometimes they [Google] think I'm in Germany," says Sullivan . "But those are fairly rare problems . 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NASDAQ 1564.74 -30 .52 S&P 600 1032.70 -17 .2 0 02 :41 PM Market data delayed a minimum of 15 minutes The biggest difference for regionally-targeted advertisers will likely be in the impressions their ads receive . Regionally-targeted ads will probably rec ive significantly fewer overall impressions, Holden says, but, "It delivers more clicks because it's a regionally specific offer, and it will deliver more relevant leads . " i For example, without regional targeting, Lee says, "If I'm a New York lawyer, I buy the generic keyword 'lawyer', and my headline says 'New York Lawyer,' no one who's not in New York will click on it, so I'll be penalized for relevancy ." In other words, because the ad receives few clicks, the ad will receive lowe r placement in Google's ranking system . With regional targeting, Lee said, even those New Yorkers who searched for the generic term "lawyer" might be more likely to click on an ad that said "New York lawyer" than on another that doesn't have a specific local message . "That 'New York Lawyer' ad would never have won in a national bidding war," Lee said, "but in a regional war it might do better. " Whether that proves true remains to be seen, but Lee said, "This gives regional advertisers the potential to compete against national advertisers, because they can target their messages better . 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