Time is money. Which is why Indian startup SearchTrade is looking to change how the Internet functions today by rewarding people with bitcoin for their time spent using search engines. Along with the ability to purchase keywords like assets, the innovative approach to search engine monetization may usher in a whole new industry.
Search engine marketing
Search Engine Marketing and Search Engine Optimization are terms that definitely strike a chord with most Internet marketers today. For someone hoping to quickly scale the reach of his or her new brand on the internet, search engine marketing is truly the best thing since sliced bread and it’s certainly bringing home the bacon for Google and it’s competitors such Bing, Baidu and others.
It is estimated that overall, U.S. marketers will spend more than US$103 billion on search, display, social media, and email marketing by 2019—but search will remain the largest share of interactive spending (about 44%).
The reason behind the success of this model is not a tough one to crack; it’s simply convenient and cost effective. 74% of Google users perform local searches and 84% follow up the search offline via a phone call, visit etc. in order to purchase the