Msg#: 32442 posted 2:01 pm on Dec 15, 2005 (gmt 0)
Online search engine leader Google Inc. will begin giving some musical artists the star treatment by spotlighting links to their songs, lyrics and other related material at the top of the results page.
The music section, scheduled to debut Thursday, is designed to provide a more direct route to the content that most music fans want to see when they inquire about a singer or band, said Marissa Mayer, Google's director of Web products. "We are addressing a deficiency in our Web search," she said.
Msg#: 32442 posted 6:50 pm on Dec 15, 2005 (gmt 0)
Now, when someone searches for the name of the artist I created a site about, they get sidetracked to the Google Music thing with links to retailers and sites that are illegally reproducing the artist's song lyrics.
I have affiliate links in my site to sell CDs and such to support my site. It looks like Google is trying to kick my legs out from under me. Is it really Google's intention to eventually kill off all content sites?