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DoubleClick Sees Steeper Loss Than Expected

     
3:25 pm on Sep 21, 2001 (gmt 0)

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"Online advertising firm DoubleClick on Thursday lowered its third-quarter earnings and revenue guidance, and said its media and technology businesses were likely to suffer from lower advertising and software sales..."

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4:54 pm on Sept 27, 2001 (gmt 0)

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DoubleClick is probably as good as any other company that sells and delivers banners.

Just about everyone involved with advertising is being hurt by the sudden dropoff of ads because of the WTC tragedy.

Good advertising does NOT cost, it PAYS. Too little attention has been paid by the industry to gathering the statistics that proves that online advertising is paying for itself and returning profits.

If an advertiser is spending a dollar with your site to get back two dollars of profit, then he will be beating on your door to advertise on your site and so he can double his money.