The Other Gmail Shoe Drops

February 10th, 2006  |  Published in old and busted

Official Google Blog: Big mail on campus:

> We’re testing a new service with the school by hosting Gmail accounts with SJCC domain addresses (like student@jaguars.sjcc.edu), plus admin tools for efficient account management. Massive storage and features that tame the most unruly inboxes, like powerful mail search, conversation view for messages, and a fast interface, make Gmail very handy for students.

I was wondering when Gmail would stop being a contextual ad conduit and start being a thing Google used to make some money while remaining a contextual ad conduit. I reckon that’s it. Managed service for an organization grateful to not deal with the issues itself, ongoing AdSense revenues, and even, perhaps, more money for heavily targeted local ad buys.

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