Google to start charging companies for listings
Dave Gullo stashed this in Google!
"Google sought to depict product search as separate from typical web search and as an area that could be improved by making it commercial. Information about many products is not available on the web and is often supplied directly by merchants, requiring Ã¢deeper relationshipsÃ¢ with them..."
Well then... It looks like we scuttled our product-based online business which was propped up by free Google placements just in time!