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March 29, 2006


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Rebecca Mackinnon reports on effective way to create public pressure on companies: When blogging about a company, if you want investors to know, be sure to tag your post with the company's ticker symbol. I just went back and tagged my most recent ... [Read More]

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Note: Exposing Yahoo, Inc., or other companies, by having blog posts show up on a company's page in Google Finance, is accomplished by having the post rank highly for the company name, not company ticker symbol. The algorithm used by... [Read More]


Don Marti

Any readers who have PR Newswire accounts can do something similar by putting a stock symbol in a press release. Last I checked, this will make the release come up in the company news section of finance.yahoo.com.

Dominic Jones

The spammers have already figured this out, unfortunately.

That's why I think there should be some sort of accreditation or validation program for legitimate bloggers who want to provide perspective on public companies via Google Finance and other finance sites that follow GOOG's example.

This is too valuable an opportunity to mess up.

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