Apparently you can now buy parts of the English language on! Today I was doing a search for “buying adjectives” (trying to create a master list of words to use in keyword generation), and here’s the first result I get on Google:


  1. Steve June 26th, 2009

    I know where you can get adverbs!

  2. Jeremy June 27th, 2009

    Did you ever catch any of eBay's old PPC ads for searches on "children". Apparently you could… "Shop {KeyWord:…} on eBay"

  3. David Rodnitzky June 28th, 2009

    I love that song, Steve, thanks for the memories.And Jeremy, I've seen my share of bad eBay ads – see this old post:

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David Rodnitzky is founder and CEO of 3Q Digital (formerly PPC Associates), a position he has held since the Company's inception in 2008. Prior to 3Q Digital, he held senior marketing roles at several Internet companies, including (2000-2001), FindLaw (2001-2004), Adteractive (2004-2006), and Mercantila (2007-2008). David currently serves on advisory boards for several companies, including Marin Software, MediaBoost, Mediacause, and a stealth travel start-up. David is a regular speaker at major digital marketing conferences and has contributed to numerous influential publications, including Venture Capital Journal, CNN Radio, Newsweek, Advertising Age, and NPR's Marketplace. David has a B.A. with honors from the University of Chicago and a J.D. with honors from the University of Iowa. In his spare time, David enjoys salmon fishing, hiking, spending time with his family, and watching the Iowa Hawkeyes, not necessarily in that order.